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palm

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of palm

  1. an instance of defeating an enemy or opponent <the judges' decision was unanimous: the palm would go to the pianist who had played an early piece by Chopin> Synonyms victory, triumph, winRelated Words capture, conquest, mastery, subjugation, vanquishing; blowout, landslide, laugher, romp, runaway, shutout, sweep, walkaway, walkover; squeaker; success; takeoverNear Antonyms upset; collapse, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, failure, fizzle, flop, nonsuccess, washout; decline, slip, slump, wane; lurch, setbackAntonyms beating, defeat, drubbing, licking, loss, overthrow, rout, shellacking, trimming, whipping


palm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of palm

  1. to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable <another low-rent company trying to palm cheesy merchandise upon mail-order customers> Synonyms fob off, foist, palm off, pass off, wishRelated Words entail, force, impose, inflict; counterfeit, fake, forge; distort, falsify, misrepresent


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