Antonyms

1. spruce

noun. ['ˈspruːs'] light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork.

Antonyms

  • disorder

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Rhymes with Spruce

  • reintroduce
  • overproduce
  • reproduce
  • introduce
  • disabuse
  • profuse
  • excuse
  • chartreuse
  • abstruse
  • vanhoose
  • recluse
  • produce
  • misuse
  • disuse
  • diffuse
  • seduce
  • reuse
  • reduce
  • obtuse
  • lajous
  • labouisse
  • induce
  • deduce
  • damoose
  • caboose
  • asmus
  • abuse
  • tyus
  • truce
  • sluice

How do you pronounce spruce?

Pronounce spruce as sprus.

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Sentences with spruce


1. Noun, singular or mass
Meyer spruce are very hardy and for the most part drought-tolerant.

2. Verb, base form
Adding kitty ears to a hoodie can be a cute and funky way to spruce up your wardrobe.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They also spruce up your tank in the process.

2. spruce

verb. ['ˈspruːs'] dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion.

Synonyms

  • groom
  • smarten up
  • spruce up
  • slick up

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • antique
  • frumpish
  • dowdy

3. spruce

verb. ['ˈspruːs'] make neat, smart, or trim.

Synonyms

  • tittivate
  • titivate
  • embellish
  • smarten up
  • beautify
  • spruce up
  • spiff up
  • prettify
  • slick up

Antonyms

  • prehistoric
  • out
  • stodgy
  • unstylish

4. spruce

adjective. ['ˈspruːs'] marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.

Synonyms

  • spiffy
  • snappy
  • raffish
  • stylish
  • dapper
  • fashionable
  • rakish
  • dashing
  • natty

Antonyms

  • depressing
  • lethargic
  • hot
  • good-natured

5. spruce

noun. ['ˈspruːs'] any coniferous tree of the genus Picea.

Synonyms

  • Picea breweriana
  • Picea abies
  • Colorado spruce
  • weeping spruce
  • white spruce
  • Sitka spruce
  • red spruce
  • Picea sitchensis
  • eastern spruce
  • Siberian spruce
  • yellow spruce
  • Brewer's spruce
  • Picea engelmannii
  • Colorado blue spruce
  • Engelmann spruce
  • Picea
  • Picea orientalis
  • Picea rubens
  • silver spruce
  • oriental spruce
  • Norway spruce
  • Engelmann's spruce
  • Picea pungens
  • black spruce
  • Picea glauca
  • Picea obovata
  • Picea mariana
  • coniferous tree
  • conifer
  • spruce pine

Antonyms

  • conventional
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • worsen
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