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furrow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of furrow

  1. a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface <the furrows in his usually unwrinkled brow suggested that he was very worried> Synonyms crease, crimp, crinkle, wrinkleRelated Words corrugation, layer, loop, plait, pleat, ply, pucker, seam, tuck; crow's-foot




furrow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of furrow

  1. 1 to cut into and turn over the sod of (a piece of land) using a bladed implement <we had to furrow the field before we could plant the wheat> Synonyms break, plowRelated Words cultivate, till; fallow; harrow, hoe, list, rake, rototill

  2. 2 to develop creases or folds <his brow furrowed in concentration as he tried to figure out the math problem> Synonyms crease, crinkle, wrinkle, rumpleRelated Words collapse, crumple, double, fold





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