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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flintnoun

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

    Antonyms:
    softhearted, soft-boiled

  2. Flint, Flint Rivernoun

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

    Antonyms:
    softhearted, soft-boiled

  3. Flintadjective

    a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing

    Antonyms:
    softhearted, soft-boiled

  4. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stonyadjective

    showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

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

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

    Antonyms:
    soft-boiled, softhearted

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flint":

    glassy, vitreous

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. flint

    Synonyms:
    Silica, see there

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How to use flint in a sentence?

  1. State Attorney General Bill Schuette:

    The situation in Flint is a human tragedy in which families are struggling with even the most basic parts of daily life.

  2. 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.

  3. Doug Elmendorf:

    I believe the Kennedy School needs to study both failures and successes of government, and we anticipated that students would have learned from engaging with and questioning Governor Snyder about his consequential role in decisions regarding Flint and many other issues during his eight years in office.

  4. Rick Snyder:

    With this federal assistance, much-needed resources will continue to be available to Flint residents while this crisis exists.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    There's no question the fact that they did not have the votes gave us leverage. But we were prepared, the children of Flint could not be neglected any longer by this Congress.


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