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1. shaggy

adjective. ['ˈʃægi'] used of hair; thick and poorly groomed.

Synonyms

  • shaggy-coated
  • ungroomed
  • bushy

Antonyms

  • regular
  • even
  • fine
  • ironed

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shag (English)
  • sceacga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. shaggy

adjective. ['ˈʃægi'] having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags.

Synonyms

  • unsmooth
  • rough

Antonyms

  • tidy
  • branchless
  • polished

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shag (English)
  • sceacga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

Synonyms

  • message
  • fairytale
  • content
  • fairy tale
  • narrative
  • tale
  • folk tale
  • folktale
  • sob stuff
  • subject matter
  • tall tale
  • fairy story
  • tearjerker
  • sob story
  • substance
  • nursery rhyme

Antonyms

  • discontented
  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

4. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events.

Synonyms

  • bathos
  • plot
  • allegory
  • climax
  • anticlimax
  • love story
  • myth
  • whodunit
  • apologue
  • parable
  • heroic tale
  • culmination
  • adventure story
  • fable
  • fiction
  • legend
  • romance
  • mystery story
  • short story

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

5. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale.

Synonyms

  • cellar
  • mezzanine floor
  • basement
  • garret
  • ground floor
  • loft
  • floor
  • ground level
  • attic
  • entresol
  • structure
  • storey
  • level
  • edifice
  • building
  • first floor
  • construction

Antonyms

  • rise
  • start
  • truth
  • refrain

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

6. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a record or narrative description of past events.

Synonyms

  • account
  • record
  • case history
  • etymology
  • recital
  • life
  • historical paper
  • annals
  • biography
  • life story
  • ancient history
  • historical record
  • historical document
  • chronicle
  • life history
  • history

Antonyms

  • mild
  • high
  • raise
  • uneven

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

7. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a short account of the news.

Synonyms

  • account
  • bulletin
  • report
  • despatch
  • news
  • exclusive
  • scoop
  • communique
  • dispatch
  • write up
  • newsletter
  • urban legend
  • news report

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • inclined
  • vertical
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

8. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a trivial lie.

Synonyms

  • fairy tale
  • fib
  • tarradiddle
  • tale
  • taradiddle
  • lie
  • cock-and-bull story
  • fairy story
  • song and dance
  • prevarication

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

9. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds.

Synonyms

  • Newfoundland dog
  • mutt
  • pug-dog
  • griffon
  • toy
  • cur
  • domestic animal
  • Mexican hairless
  • canid
  • domesticated animal
  • puppy
  • pooch
  • doggie
  • Canis
  • canine
  • toy dog
  • pug
  • Newfoundland
  • pack
  • Belgian griffon
  • hunting dog
  • lapdog
  • dalmatian
  • Great Pyrenees
  • bow-wow
  • Welsh corgi
  • spitz
  • Brussels griffon
  • poodle dog
  • mongrel
  • Canis familiaris
  • barker
  • working dog
  • coach dog
  • poodle
  • domestic dog
  • basenji
  • doggy
  • genus Canis
  • carriage dog
  • flag
  • corgi

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dog

verb. ['ˈdɔg'] go after with the intent to catch.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • follow
  • run down
  • quest
  • hunt
  • tree
  • tail
  • tag
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • begin

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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