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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitch, tar(noun)

    any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

    seafarer, pitch, lurch, delivery, gob, pitch shot, old salt, auction pitch, mariner, pitching, sea dog, slant, rake, sales talk, sales pitch, seaman

  2. mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog(verb)

    a man who serves as a sailor

    seafarer, pitch, knave, diddlysquat, yap, jackass, maw, diddlyshit, shit, doodly-squat, old salt, hole, diddly-shit, mariner, laborer, diddley, labourer, sea dog, jak, jackstones, jackfruit, gob, manual laborer, diddly-squat, cakehole, trap, seaman, squat, diddly

  3. tar(verb)

    coat with tar

    "tar the roof"; "tar the roads"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tar(n.)

    sailor, seaman, mariner, seafarer, seafaring man

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bituminous, asphalt, bitumen, char, oil

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  1. Brandon Boldes:

    I have a new born that's eight months old and I felt that the school is safe for the fact that the school is built out of tar.

  2. Joshua Axelrod:

    TransCanada's revised application would see a massive amount of tar sands oil shipped daily through the most productive and biodiverse waters on the East Coast.

  3. Mathew Kiang:

    One thing I do want to highlight is that, despite the large differences in deaths across states, there's no evidence to suggest that there's differences in use, what we think is happening is that the heroin just continues to get more and more potent in the eastern United States, whereas heroin [ in ] the western United States has traditionally been this brown tar heroin. It's much harder to lace with fentanyl or other synthetic opioids.

  4. Petty Officer Michael Anderson:

    We have been in regular contact to with NOAA. The agency is analyzing the trajectory of the Manhattan beach tar and the Refugio Spill to see if there is any possible way this could have come from the Refugio Spill.

  5. Lindsay LaSalle:

    In those parts of the country, you have a white powder heroin that you can mix fentanyl into pretty easily, whereas on the West Coast, you have a black tar heroin, which is very difficult to mix the white powder into. So you just don't see the same distribution of fentanyl on the West Coast as in these other places.

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