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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flint(noun)

    a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony

    softhearted, soft-boiled

  2. Flint, Flint River(noun)

    a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River

    softhearted, soft-boiled

  3. Flint(adj)

    a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing

    softhearted, soft-boiled

  4. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stony(adj)

    showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

    "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

    rocklike, rocky, unrepentant, stony, flinty, granitelike, granitic, bouldered, obdurate, cussed, obstinate, bouldery

    soft-boiled, softhearted

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flint":

    glassy, vitreous

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. flint

    Silica, see there

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  1. Bryn Mickle:

    I don't want in any way to give this impression that Flint was a beautiful mecca that had solved all its problems, that's not the case at all. But I will say there were a lot of bright spots, and there was a real feeling there was a renaissance going on.

  2. Michael Pitt:

    If The EPA had followed the advice of The EPA own expert, many of the injuries to the people of Flint River could have been avoided or minimized.

  3. Ronit Lupu:

    On completion of the excavations at Shu?fat, it is quite evident that there was a thriving settlement in the Jerusalem area in ancient times. Thousands of years later, the buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem’s architecture, this discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported.

  4. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver:

    The people of Flint have been waiting for action to remove lead tainted lines, on March 4, I was pleased that we pulled and replaced the first lead line. This investment from union pension funds means that we can move forward to remove more lead lines and renew Flint's infrastructure. I am very grateful to ULLICO (Union Labor Life Insurance Company) and AFT (American Federation of Teachers) for putting this idea crafted at the Clinton Global Initiative into action in our community.

  5. Attorney General Bill Schuette:

    Many things went tragically wrong in Flint, and both criminal conduct and civil conduct caused harm to the families of Flint and to the taxpayers of Michigan, in Flint, Veolia and LAN were hired to do a job and failed miserably. Their fraudulent and dangerous recommendations made a bad situation worse.

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