salad days

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of salad days

  1. a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement <he worked for NASA in its salad days> Synonyms blossom, florescence, floruit, flower, flush, heyday, high noon, prime, bloom, springtimeRelated Words autumn, Indian summer; blooming, blossoming, efflorescence, flowering; acme, apex, climax, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith; glory, grandeur, splendor; belle epoque (or belle époque), golden age, silver age; comeback, recovery, revivialNear Antonyms decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering

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the forefront of an action or movement

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