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Synonyms for gravy
ˈgreɪ vi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gravy(noun)

    a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats

    pan gravy, bonanza, boom, windfall, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, bunce

  2. gravy, pan gravy(noun)

    the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added

    pan gravy, bonanza, boom, windfall, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, bunce

  3. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce(noun)

    a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

    "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"

    miraculous food, thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, boom, windfall, pan gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, manna, roaring, bunce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gravy":

    sauce, juice, jus, spice, salsa, dip, dressing

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  1. Michael Maduell:

    One can assume Gulf parliaments are putting pressure on the performance of such sovereign vehicles as the gravy train slows, if oil prices remain low and investment performance is tepid/negative, I would suspect more MP investigations.

  2. Scott Thompson:

    That pension gives them flexibility, they have some income already as they’re ramping up their business. In some cases, what they make from their franchise is just gravy. They can take the time to build their business up correctly.

  3. Sandra Bullock:

    I was like, 'What?!' But my diet was terrible, milk shakes and French fries with gravy. It was a good thing to start paying attention.

  4. Sydney Smith:

    Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

  5. John DeVore:

    I can't see any scenario where this doesn't make a reality singing competition better. It's win-win, if the couple breaks up, the drama is like gravy. If the chemistry cools, it's a win, because watching two celebrities bored in love would be entertaining. If the pair conspires, that's a fantastic controversy. Win.

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