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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bustling

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bustlingadjective

    full of energetic and noisy activity

    "a bustling city"

    Antonyms:
    inactive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bustling":

    festive, lively, boisterous

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How to use bustling in a sentence?

  1. Cal Fire Brown:

    Lake Tahoe ski resorts are using snow blowers to help fight flames from the Caldor FireSouth Lake Tahoe, normally bustling with vacationers, was a gray ghost town this week, with empty parking lots, closed roads and shuttered businesses as the fire's thick smoke hovered over the area.Evacuated residents should expect to stay out of their homes for the next couple of days.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest; but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down, and hits on extraordinary discoveries.

  3. Anthea Hammon:

    Normally, Chinese New Year we would be absolutely bustling with all our delightful visitors from across Asia, we’ve seen a really significant, absolutely complete decline.

  4. Jared Kushner:

    Imagine a new reality in Middle East. Imagine a bustling tourism and commercial center in Gaza and the West Bank.

  5. Cal Fire Brown:

    Lake Tahoe ski resorts are using snow blowers to help fight flames from the Caldor FireSouth Lake Tahoe, normally bustling with vacationers, was a gray ghost town Tuesday, with empty parking lots, closed roads and shuttered businesses as the fire's thick smoke hovered over the area.Evacuated residents should expect to stay out of their homes for the next couple of days.


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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pettish
    • B. plaguey
    • C. pestilent
    • D. agreeable

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