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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