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Synonyms and Antonyms of construction

  1. 1 something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts <the swing set turned out to be a more complicated construction than the “some assembly required” warning suggested> Synonyms erection, structure Related Words arrangement, assembly; configuration, frame, framework, shell, skeleton; geography, geometry

  2. 2 a statement that makes something clear <could you give us your construction of this passage in the Bible?> Synonyms clarification, explanation, elucidation, exegesis, explication, exposition, illumination, illustration, interpretation, road mapRelated Words paraphrase, restatement, translation; annotation, comment, commentary, epexegesis, gloss; deciphering, decoding; disentanglement, unscrambling; analysis; edification, enlightenment; definition, meaning; demonstration, enactment; justification, rationale, rationalization, reasoning; caution, caveat, warning

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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