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Etymology

1. anise

noun. ['ˈænəs'] native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • genus Pimpinella
  • anise plant
  • anise seed
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • Pimpinella

Etymology

  • anis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • anisum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Star Anise

  • mcmanus
  • mcmannis
  • mcmanis
  • marianas
  • johannes
  • pianists
  • yanis
  • vanous
  • vaness
  • janice
  • anas

Example sentences of the word star-anise


1. Noun Phrase
* ½ ounce apple cider vinegar

2. Noun Phrase
star anise and 2 tsp.

3. Noun Phrase
Whole cinnamon sticks, star anise and cloves work well.

2. anise

noun. ['ˈænəs'] liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors.

Synonyms

  • anise plant
  • pastis
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • flavouring
  • seasoner
  • ouzo
  • flavourer
  • anise cookie
  • flavorer
  • flavoring
  • seasoning
  • anisette
  • Pernod
  • anisette de Bordeaux
  • anise seed
  • absinthe
  • absinth

Etymology

  • anis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • anisum (Latin)

3. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior.

Synonyms

  • red dwarf star
  • celestial body
  • supergiant
  • loadstar
  • neutron star
  • red dwarf
  • lodestar
  • fixed star
  • double star
  • binary
  • binary star
  • galaxy
  • heavenly body
  • multiple star
  • variable
  • variable star
  • sun
  • giant star
  • extragalactic nebula
  • supernova
  • giant
  • constellation
  • white dwarf star
  • white dwarf
  • red giant
  • red giant star

Antonyms

  • fail
  • worst
  • unskilled
  • generalist

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.

Synonyms

  • ace
  • sensation
  • champion
  • mavin
  • maven
  • whiz
  • adept
  • virtuoso
  • superstar
  • expert
  • hotshot
  • wizard
  • wiz
  • whizz
  • track star

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • inactivity
  • following
  • down

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night.

Synonyms

  • starlet
  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • follow
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. star

verb. ['ˈstɑːr'] feature as the star.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • co-star

Antonyms

  • detach
  • add
  • ignore

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] an actor who plays a principal role.

Synonyms

  • thespian
  • player
  • co-star
  • movie star
  • idol
  • histrion
  • TV star
  • film star
  • role player
  • lead
  • actor
  • principal
  • matinee idol

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. star

adjective. ['ˈstɑːr'] indicating the most important performer or role.

Synonyms

  • major
  • stellar
  • prima
  • starring

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • single
  • constant
  • invariable

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub.

Synonyms

  • network topology
  • topology

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • unadaptable
  • stand

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. star

verb. ['ˈstɑːr'] mark with an asterisk.

Synonyms

  • mark

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • lose

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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