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Synonyms for cushion
ˈkʊʃ əncush·ion

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  1. shock absorber, shock, cushionnoun

    a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses

    "the old car needed a new set of shocks"

    electrical shock, jounce, blow, electric shock, stupor, daze, jolt, shock absorber, shock, jar, seismic disturbance, impact

  2. cushionnoun

    the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

    shock absorber, shock

  3. cushionverb

    a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

    shock absorber, shock

  4. cushion, buffer, softenverb

    protect from impact

    "cushion the blow"

    relent, soften, buffer, yield, moderate, mince, break, damp, weaken, dampen

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  1. cushionnoun

    pad, bolster, pillow, pillion, pouf, pouffle

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "cushion":

    pillow, cushions, buffer, amortize, mitigate, mattress, pad, alleviate, soften

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  1. Stuart Bee:

    There is no one around and I thought about what I could do to get help, i hung on to a floating cushion, and fortunately the boat did not sink... I hung on to the cushion and the boat.

  2. Dale Choi:

    If Mongolia cannot get its house in order now then everyone will have to wait until 2016 (elections)... and only a few large foreign investors have the funding cushion to afford that.

  3. Christopher Morley:

    Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.

  4. Martin Kaymer:

    I made 80-85 percent of the realistic birdie chances, it’s only halftime. There are always some guys who can shoot the same score I did in the first two days, so I approach tomorrow the way I approached this morning: very neutral. It’s nice to have a bit of a cushion, hopefully, but nothing has been done yet.

  5. Eli Kantor:

    Assuming the banks want the same level of cushion they had six months ago, you could see a scenario where banks start cutting their price deck closer to $60.

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