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Another word for starch

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Noun
  1. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness

Verb
  1. To make stiff or stiffer

    See also:

    flexible

Another word for starch

Noun
  1. A laundering agent

  2. A complex carbohydrate

      1. Any of a group of organic compounds that includes sugars, starches, celluloses, and gums and serves as a major energy source in the diet of animals. These compounds are produced by photosynthetic plants and contain only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually in the ratio 1:2:1.
      1. Any of a class of carbohydrates, such as starch and cellulose, consisting of a number of monosaccharides joined by glycosidic bonds.
      1. A polysaccharide, (C6 H10 O5 )n , that is the main form of carbohydrate storage in animals and is found primarily in the liver and muscle tissue. It is readily converted to glucose as needed by the body to satisfy its energy needs.
  3. A stiff bearing

      1. Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety:
      2. The conventions or requirements of polite behavior:
      3. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
      1. A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom:
      2. A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy:
      3. A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
      1. The quality or condition of being formal.
      2. Rigorous or ceremonious adherence to established forms, rules, or customs.
      3. An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
      1. Rigidity or a measure of rigidity.
      2. Inflexibility or a measure of inflexibility.
      3. Inelegance, lacking relaxedness.
  4. Vigor

    See also:

    vigor