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ply

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ply

  1. an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities <since taking a ply to French burgundies, he's hardly even looked at anything else in the wine store> Synonyms favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, parti pris, partisanship, bias, prejudice, tendentiousnessRelated Words chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossessionNear Antonyms calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunnerAntonyms impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness




ply

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ply

  1. to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively <she plied all of her charm and intelligence to convince everyone to volunteer as tutors> Synonyms apply, exercise, ply, put out, wieldRelated Words employ, use, utilize; abuse, misapply, misuse




ply

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ply

  1. to cause to twine about one another <two single yarns were plied together to get the fabric that smooth, firm feel> Synonyms enlace, entwine, implicate [archaic], interlace, intertwist, interweave, inweave, lace, ply, twist, weave, wreathe, writheRelated Words braid, plait, plat, pleach; blend, fuse, join, link, mixNear Antonyms disentangle, uncoil, untangle, untwine, unwind




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