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1. tug-of-war

noun. any hard struggle between equally matched groups.

Synonyms

  • battle
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • defend
  • agreement
  • keep

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2. man-of-war

noun. a warship intended for combat.

Synonyms

  • combat ship
  • ship of the line
  • sailing warship
  • war vessel

3. war-ridden

adjective. engaged in war.

Synonyms

  • unpeaceful
  • warring
  • belligerent

Antonyms

  • unaggressive
  • calm
  • amicable
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • -ridden (English)
  • war (English)
  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization.

Synonyms

  • receptionist
  • supporter
  • amanuensis
  • helper
  • shorthand typist
  • assistant
  • stenographer
  • social secretary
  • executive secretary
  • secretarial assistant

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

5. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a person who is head of an administrative department of government.

Synonyms

  • undersecretary
  • Secretary of Transportation
  • Agriculture Secretary
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Interior Secretary
  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Secretary of Commerce
  • Secretary of Agriculture
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • chief
  • head
  • Secretary of Education
  • Attorney General
  • Treasury Secretary
  • US Attorney General
  • Energy Secretary
  • Secretary of the Treasury
  • Secretary of Labor
  • Education Secretary
  • Secretary of State
  • Labor Secretary
  • Secretary of Energy
  • United States Attorney General
  • top dog
  • Commerce Secretary
  • Secretary of the Interior
  • Transportation Secretary
  • Defense Secretary

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant
  • inexperienced
  • extrinsic

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

6. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a person to whom a secret is entrusted.

Synonyms

  • confidant
  • intimate

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

7. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a desk used for writing.

Synonyms

  • writing table
  • secretaire
  • desk

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

8. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] the waging of armed conflict against an enemy.

Synonyms

  • action
  • hot war
  • information warfare
  • civil war
  • battle
  • limited war
  • BW
  • psychological warfare
  • jehad
  • engagement
  • world war
  • warfare
  • combat
  • chemical warfare
  • aggression
  • biologic attack
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • military action
  • jihad
  • bioattack
  • international jihad
  • war of nerves
  • biological warfare
  • IW
  • chemical operations
  • fight

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply.

Synonyms

  • antagonism
  • proxy war
  • hostility
  • state of war

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • keep
  • compatibility
  • defend

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] an active struggle between competing entities.

Synonyms

  • warfare
  • drug war
  • trench warfare
  • conflict
  • battle

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word secretary-of-war


1. Noun Phrase
Taft was born in 1857, the son of Cincinnati lawyer who had been secretary of war and attorney general under President Ulysses S. Grant and later ambassador to Austria-Hungary and Russia under President Chester Arthur.

2. Noun Phrase
However, Taft could not turn down an offer from Roosevelt in 1904: the position of secretary of war.

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