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1. rock-steady

adjective. consistent in performance or behavior.

Synonyms

  • steady-going
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unstable
  • agitated

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2. outcrop

noun. the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land.

Synonyms

  • rock
  • outthrust
  • stone
  • rock outcrop
  • outcropping

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • bad person
  • achromatic
  • dematerialize

3. outcrop

verb. appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground.

Antonyms

  • dematerialise

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. 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)

Sentences with rock-outcrop


1. Noun Phrase
The King and Queen Seat — a 190-foot rock outcrop — provides another photo opportunity.

2. Noun Phrase
Aruba’s high-rise resorts start at Palm Beach, a two-mile stretch separated from Eagle beach by a limestone rock outcrop.

3. Noun Phrase
Watch thousands of gallons of water come pouring down a scenic rock outcrop at Kipu Falls, found in central Kauai just minutes from popular Kalapaki Beach and the Lihue International Airport.

4. Noun Phrase
Perched atop a Maldonado rock outcrop, Bodega Garzon operates a 205,000 square-foot winery, one of Uruguay’s wine culture leaders.

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