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1. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] one of the contractile organs of the body.

Synonyms

  • smooth muscle
  • sphincter muscle
  • muscle cell
  • musculus
  • anatomical sphincter
  • skeletal muscle
  • ocular muscle
  • involuntary muscle
  • muscle fibre
  • sphincter
  • striated muscle
  • contractile organ
  • levator
  • antagonistic muscle
  • contractor
  • supinator
  • rectus
  • tensor
  • pronator
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • lightness
  • weak part

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Smooth Muscle

  • trussell
  • brussel
  • tussle
  • rustle
  • russell
  • russel
  • nussle
  • mussell
  • mussel
  • hustle
  • fussell
  • bustle
  • bussell

Sentences with smooth-muscle


1. Noun Phrase
Kamagra relaxes the smooth muscle tissue in the digestive tract through the mediation of nitric oxide.

2. Noun Phrase
In many cases, smooth muscles help push or propel fluids or food.

3. Noun Phrase
Other functions of smooth muscle include:

4. Noun Phrase
Disorders affecting the smooth muscle of the body are uncommon.

2. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities.

Synonyms

  • streamlined
  • fine
  • flowing
  • uncreased
  • even
  • even-textured
  • seamless
  • glassy
  • fast
  • smooth-textured
  • velvet-textured
  • fine-textured
  • aerodynamic
  • creaseless
  • ironed
  • unseamed
  • sleek
  • unlined
  • slippy
  • velvety
  • slippery

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • unironed
  • uneven
  • nonslippery

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. smooth

verb. ['ˈsmuːð'] make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • change surface
  • sandblast
  • file
  • strip
  • sand
  • launch
  • sandpaper
  • smoothen
  • plane
  • float

Antonyms

  • consume
  • unfixed
  • pervious
  • noncausative

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication.

Synonyms

  • diplomatical
  • politic
  • diplomatic
  • suave

Antonyms

  • thick
  • impure
  • sunrise
  • night

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells.

Synonyms

  • striated muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • heart muscle
  • smooth muscle
  • muscle system
  • cardiac muscle
  • muscular structure
  • animal tissue

Antonyms

  • easy
  • comfortable
  • nonviolent
  • good

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

6. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] smooth and unconstrained in movement.

Synonyms

  • fluent
  • fluid
  • liquid

Antonyms

  • variability
  • unevenness
  • unsteady
  • unequal

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. smooth

verb. ['ˈsmuːð'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • polish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • shine
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried
  • moral
  • unfaithful

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth.

Synonyms

  • entire
  • compound
  • unnotched
  • sinuate
  • undulate
  • repand
  • unsubdivided
  • untoothed

Antonyms

  • simple
  • rough
  • asymmetrical
  • incoherent

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • muscleman
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • liability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

10. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way).

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • dominance
  • authorisation

Antonyms

  • delicate
  • inexperienced
  • weak
  • soft

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)
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