Part of speech:
A flat, usually rectangular structure composed of a rigid material, such as wood, glass, or metal, fixed at right angles to a wall or other vertical surface and used to hold or store objects.
An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
Having the same privileges, status, or rights:
A return ticket.
A horizontal projection forming a narrow shelf on a wall.
A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
Designating or of a thick slab made by gluing together strips of hardwood, as maple or oak, used for counter and table tops, etc.
a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
To be contrary or opposed to; go against
In a contrary way; contrariwise
A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.
A table at which work is done, esp. one with drawers for tools, materials, etc.
(By extension) A dangerous predicament or situation.
Anything displaying someone or something to good advantage
(Sports) The area, often equipped with benches, where the coaches and the players who are not actively participating in the game remain.
To assert or maintain:
A flowing movement in a liquid, gas, plasma, or other form of matter, especially one that follows a recognizable course.
To mark or write on (something) using a marker
To provide with an adversary or competitor:
To smudge with an offset
On opposing sides or in an opposite position
To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
Respond is defined as to answer or reply or to act in return.
To return an injury, wrong, etc. for (an injury, wrong, etc. given); requite in kind
Reverse means to go backward, or to turn inside out or to the correct side.
To betoken or symbolize; portend.
Used to express the unity of an object or person which has various different descriptions or qualities.
The definition of similar is two things that have characteristics that resemble each other but are not exactly alike.
Participating at a distance from the rest of a group:
The definition of antithetical is something that is contrary or opposite.
Involving a contradiction; inconsistent
The definition of converse is reversed in order or position.
Of, relating to, or along a diameter.
Serving as a guide, as a polestar or a pole of the earth.
The direct or exact opposite:
A proposition derived by negating and permuting the terms of another, equivalent proposition; for example, All not-Y is not-X is the contrapositive of All X is Y.
Reciprocate is defined as to give, do or feel in the same way or degree.
Retort is defined as to reply to something, often in a witty or sarcastic way that turns the comment back to the previous speaker.
To pit is defined as to set in competition against someone or something.
Providing or having to do with support
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one
The deflecting or warding off of a thrust or blow, as in fencing.
A piece of dining-room furniture for holding linen, silver, china, etc.
A mechanism on a typewriter for setting automatic stops or margins for columns.
A pleading in common law, made by the defendant to answer a replication by the plaintiff.
(Sports) A quick thrust given after parrying an opponent's lunge in fencing.
A copy; reproduction
To speak of or consider a matter prematurely
To imagine or know as a probable occurrence; anticipate or predict:
To prevent or hinder by doing something ahead of time
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