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cushion

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that serves as a protective barrier
  • used a blanket as a cushion between the two tables in the moving van

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cushion

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of cushion (Entry 2 of 2)

to lessen the shock of
  • a substantial nest egg helped to cushion the sudden loss of her job

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The first known use of cushion was in the 14th century

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“Cushion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cushion. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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