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Antonyms

1. rock-steady

adjective. consistent in performance or behavior.

Synonyms

  • steady-going
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unstable
  • agitated

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2. hyrax

noun. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.

Synonyms

  • placental
  • Procaviidae
  • eutherian mammal
  • rock hyrax
  • placental mammal
  • Procavia capensis
  • dassie
  • das
  • eutherian
  • family Procaviidae
  • cony
  • rock rabbit

Antonyms

  • digitigrade mammal
  • aplacental

Etymology

  • ὕραξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

Synonyms

  • petrifaction
  • concretion
  • outcrop
  • sill
  • outcropping
  • stepping stone
  • crystal
  • clastic rock
  • stone
  • xenolith
  • calculus
  • crystallization
  • chondrite
  • whin
  • whinstone
  • boulder
  • pebble
  • intrusion
  • rock outcrop
  • tor
  • natural object
  • bedrock
  • wall rock
  • achondrite

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • achromatic
  • please

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

4. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • emery stone
  • caliche
  • limestone
  • matrix
  • shingling
  • material
  • marble
  • metamorphic rock
  • quartzite
  • greisen
  • emery rock
  • aphanite
  • crushed rock
  • stone
  • road metal
  • gravel
  • dolomite
  • sedimentary rock
  • igneous rock
  • sima
  • pudding stone
  • pumice
  • calc-tufa
  • pumice stone
  • mineral
  • tufa
  • claystone
  • conglomerate
  • magma
  • fieldstone
  • sial

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncombined
  • disunion
  • disappear

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

5. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] move back and forth or sideways.

Synonyms

  • shake
  • swag
  • sway
  • totter
  • roll
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • ride

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

6. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western.

Synonyms

  • popular music
  • rock-and-roll
  • heavy metal
  • progressive rock
  • punk
  • backbeat
  • art rock
  • rock 'n' roll
  • popular music genre
  • psychedelic rock
  • acid rock
  • punk rock
  • heavy metal music
  • rock music
  • rock and roll

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

7. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable.

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

8. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] cause to move back and forth.

Synonyms

  • sway
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

9. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] pitching dangerously to one side.

Synonyms

  • tilt
  • sway
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • pitching

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

10. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint).

Synonyms

  • rock candy
  • confect

Antonyms

  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

Example sentences of the word rock-hyrax


1. Noun Phrase
Smaller mammals are also common prey -- think the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) and Starck's hare (Lepus starcki).

2. Noun Phrase
Special Niabi Zoo delights include the tiny fennec fox, which has unusually large ears, or the rock hyrax, which looks similar to a guinea pig or groundhog but is more closely related to the elephant.

3. Noun Phrase
Zoo exhibits include koala bears, white alligators, Siberian tigers, Asian elephants, rock hyrax, Egyptian spiny-tailed lizards, scheltopusiks and poison arrow frogs.

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