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cushioning

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

something that serves as a protective barrier
  • put plenty of cushioning around that bottle of wine if you're going to carry it home in your suitcase

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cushioning

adjective

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cushioning

verb
present participle of cushion

Synonyms & Antonyms of cushioning (Entry 3 of 3)

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 cushioning was in 1830

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“Cushioning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cushioning. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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