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1. up-and-coming

adjective. working hard to promote an enterprise.

Synonyms

  • industrious
  • gumptious
  • enterprising

Antonyms

  • undynamic
  • dull
  • lethargic
  • inactive

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Words that Rhyme with Up And Coming

  • unbecoming
  • forthcoming
  • succumbing
  • strumming
  • becoming
  • plumbing
  • drumming
  • thumbing
  • summing
  • numbing
  • humming
  • dumbing
  • cumming

2. pumped-up

adjective. tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline.

Synonyms

  • pumped
  • tense
  • pumped up

Antonyms

  • wireless
  • unbound
  • easy
  • unagitated

3. runner-up

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝˌəp'] the competitor who finishes second.

Synonyms

  • competitor
  • contender
  • second best
  • challenger
  • competition

Antonyms

  • cooperation

4. coming

adjective. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] of the relatively near future.

Synonyms

  • approaching
  • upcoming
  • future

Antonyms

  • present
  • log out
  • recede
  • go

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous).

Synonyms

  • reaching
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • diverge
  • dissimilarity

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] the act of drawing spatially closer to something.

Synonyms

  • approach
  • approaching
  • movement
  • run-up
  • motion
  • closure
  • closing
  • move
  • landing approach

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving
  • begin
  • start

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] getting higher or more vigorous.

Synonyms

  • rising

Antonyms

  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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