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spit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spit

  1. an area of land that juts out into a body of water <at the northeast end of the island is a long spit whose terminal is crowned by a towering lighthouse> Synonyms arm, foreland, headland, ness, peninsula, point, promontory, spitRelated Words breakwater, jetty




spit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spit

  1. 1 something or someone that strongly resembles another <the spit and image of his father> Synonyms alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinRelated Words Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands <so dry that he felt as if he had no spit left in his mouth> Synonyms drool, slaver, slobber, spit, spittleRelated Words foam, froth; expectoration, salivation, sputum




spit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spit

  1. to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object <according to the propaganda put out by the war ministry, enemy soldiers were spitting innocent babies on bayonets> Synonyms gore, harpoon, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, spear, spike, impale, stab, stick, transfix, transpierceRelated Words spindle; perforate, riddle; bayonet, dirk, gimlet, pike, poniard, prong, quill; pinprick, poke, prick, punch, thrust; cut, knife, slice




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