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1. tropical

adjective. ['ˈtrɑːpɪkəl'] relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator).

Synonyms

  • equatorial

Antonyms

  • far
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • tropic (English)
  • tropicus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tropical Rain Forest

  • demorest
  • deforrest

Example sentences of the word tropical-rain-forest


1. Noun Phrase
King cobras live in tropical rain forests throughout Africa, India and Southeast Asia.

2. Noun Phrase
The 35-acre garden offers a varied topography, from tropical rain forest to desert environment.

3. Noun Phrase
Epiphytic ferns grow anchored in moss that is in turn attached to trees in tropical rain forests.

2. tropical

adjective. ['ˈtrɑːpɪkəl'] of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics.

Synonyms

  • hot

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • tropic (English)
  • tropicus (Latin)

3. tropical

adjective. ['ˈtrɑːpɪkəl'] characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense.

Synonyms

  • nonliteral

Antonyms

  • passionless
  • slow

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • tropic (English)
  • tropicus (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))
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