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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fleece

    strip, despoil, shear

    invest, endow, endue

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fleecenoun

    the wool of a sheep or similar animal

    sheepskin, wool

  2. sheepskin, fleecenoun

    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing

    lambskin, wool, sheepskin, diploma, parchment

  3. fleecenoun

    a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing

    sheepskin, wool

  4. wool, fleeceverb

    outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

    woollen, sheepskin, wool, woolen

  5. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookverb

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, pluck, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, intoxicate

  6. fleece, shearverb

    shear the wool from

    "shear sheep"

    hook, surcharge, gazump, overcharge, shear, plume, pluck, soak, rob

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Editors Contribution

  1. lambswool

    applies to lambswool too.

    the fleece was shorn from the lamb.

    Submitted by rinat on August 12, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fleeceverb

    clip, shear

  2. fleeceverb

    strip, rob, plunder, despoil, rifle, steal from

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fleeceverb

    plunder, swindle, despoil, strip

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  1. Lisa Smoczynski:

    I've got Under Armour, lined pants, fleece-lined jeans — let's see, one, two, three, four, five layers. Insulated gloves, insulated boots, the heaviest socks available. Under Armour hat. All the joys of life.

  2. Richard Baxter:

    He is not drowning His sheep when He washeth them, nor killing them when He is shearing them. But by this He showeth that they are His own and the newshorn sheep do most visibly bear His name or mark, when it is almost worn out and scarce discernible on them that have the longest fleece.

  3. Jim Acosta:

    You know, I seem to remember Glenn Youngkin campaigning in a fleece vest in Virginia. He was running as a different kind of Republican. I was told there was going to be a vest, not a Soviet-style police state across the Potomac from Washington.

  4. The Trump cardWhile Obama:

    You can't run ads telling me you are a regular old hoops-playing, dish-washing, fleece-wearing guy, but quietly cultivate support from those who seek to tear down Terry McAuliffe democracy.

  5. Martin Chaknueve:

    It is shocking how people are being fooled by doctors in the name of dengue and looting ordinary mass. Asking patients to eat dragon fruit and kiwi only and still people doubts physicians. Fake blood reports are prepared to fleece money

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. juiceless
    • B. sodden
    • C. steamy
    • D. drippy

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