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  1. claynoun

    The material of the human body.

    spirit, soul

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  1. clay

    Body denotes the entire physical structure, considered as a whole, of man or animal; form looks upon it as a thing of shape and outline, perhaps of beauty; frame regards it as supported by its bony framework; system views it as an assemblage of many related and harmonious organs. Body, form, frame, and system may be either dead or living; clay and dust are sometimes so used in religious or poetic style, tho ordinarily these words are used only of the dead. Corpse and remains are used only of the dead. Corpse is the plain technical word for a dead body still retaining its unity; remains may be used after any lapse of time; the latter is also the more refined and less ghastly term; as, friends are invited to view the remains. Carcass applies only to the body of an animal, or of a human being regarded with contempt and loathing. Compare COMPANY.

    ashes, body, carcass, corpse, dust, form, frame, remains, system, trunk

    intellect, intelligence, mind, soul, spirit

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. claynoun

    a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  2. mud, claynoun

    water soaked soil; soft wet earth

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  3. Clay, Lucius Clay, Lucius DuBignon Claynoun

    United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  4. Clay, Henry Clay, the Great Compromisernoun

    United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  5. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remainsnoun

    the dead body of a human being

    "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

    the Great Compromiser, remains, corpse, stiff, cadaver, mud

Editors Contribution4.0 / 2 votes

  1. adobe

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. claynoun

    argillaceous earth (consisting principally of alumina and silica)

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  1. claynoun

    argillaceous earth, pug, argil, hole, marl, kaolin

    Associated words:
    potter, pottery, figuline, fictile, pug, puddle

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  1. Mickey Mehta:

    For most of the things children do, parents are responsible. A good seed, noble thoughts and upbringing deeds can determine the character and personality feeds of our children. The amount of money we spend on them is not funny, to please them that's ain't the way honey! Give them your time to make their life sublime. Children are soft clay, mould them the appropriate way. Let your children's life not be compromised, let them blossom in fertile fields to Get Mickeymized.

  2. Carla Cope:

    Had( Clay) not been there, my husband would have.

  3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.

  4. Chris Evert:

    I think this would be a better surface for Simona Halep to play Serena, i think that it( the clay) defuses Serena's power. I think( Sharapova) likes that few extra seconds that clay allows her to set up her shots.

  5. Bhartrihari:

    A good man may fall, but he falls like a ball [and rebounds]; the ignoble man falls like a lump of clay.

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