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1. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate.

Synonyms

  • equable
  • cold-temperate

Antonyms

  • inclement
  • ostentatious
  • demonstrative

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Temperate Rain Forest

  • demorest
  • deforrest

2. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] not extreme in behavior.

Synonyms

  • abstemious
  • moderate
  • light
  • mild

Antonyms

  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • unreserved
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)

3. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] not extreme.

Synonyms

  • mild

Antonyms

  • uncontrolled
  • uninhibited

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)

4. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.

Synonyms

  • underwood
  • second growth
  • jungle
  • vegetation
  • virgin forest
  • rain forest
  • woods
  • grove
  • undergrowth
  • tree
  • flora
  • botany
  • bosk
  • old growth
  • underbrush
  • wood

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • embark
  • leave
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. forest

noun. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] land that is covered with trees and shrubs.

Synonyms

  • woodland
  • terra firma
  • timber
  • silva
  • land
  • sylva
  • tree farm
  • solid ground
  • greenwood
  • timberland
  • ground
  • dry land
  • earth
  • biome

Antonyms

  • figure
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. forest

verb. ['ˈfɔrəst, ˈfɔrɪst'] establish a forest on previously unforested land.

Synonyms

  • re-afforest
  • plant
  • reforest
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur

Etymology

  • forest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forest (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • precipitation
  • mizzle
  • soaker
  • raindrop
  • drizzle
  • downfall
  • rain shower
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • deluge
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • shower
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • better
  • praise
  • dry
  • inflate

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rain

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] precipitate as rain.

Synonyms

  • precipitate
  • pitter-patter
  • pelt
  • spit
  • drizzle
  • come down
  • sprinkle
  • patter
  • shower down
  • rain cats and dogs
  • fall
  • stream
  • pour
  • mizzle
  • rain down
  • spatter
  • shower

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Synonyms

  • fresh water
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • defend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word temperate-rain-forest


1. Noun Phrase
This is the Pacific Northwest we're talking about here, home to the largest temperate rain forest on earth, so yea, there's going to be some rain.

2. Noun Phrase
For the rest of the day, you get to hike in the lush, temperate rain forest, beachcomb or go fishing.

3. Noun Phrase
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, 16,000 acres of temperate rain forest, dunes, tidal flats, beaches, streams and old growth cedar groves, is another great spot for hiking and, especially, bird-watching.

4. Noun Phrase
Stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the U.S. border to its northern reaches beyond the Arctic Circle, Canada encompasses landscapes ranging from high mountain peaks to prairies and temperate rain forests to glaciers.

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