Đồng nghĩa của scratch

Alternative for scratch

scratches, scratched, scratching

Đồng nghĩa: cut, engrave, graze, mark, scar, score, scrape,

Verb

To make a long, narrow superficial wound or mark on a surface, especially skin
cut graze scrape rasp lacerate abrade bark skin wound chafe damage excoriate flay gash gouge groove incise mark score strip etch nick prick scarify scrabble rub raw make a mark on injure notch hurt slash carve snick mangle tear mutilate slit maim engrave chip harm mar deface disfigure rip dent slice cleave stab puncture imprint pierce spoil hack furrow impair blemish scar rend chisel indent claw mangulate split impress lance jag tarnish ruin incapacitate tear apart brand scuff sully cripple bruise total break crack flaw serrate perforate shred inscribe disable chase maul grave cut open insculp stain deboss vitiate blight batter taint print blot destroy wreck rive bloody compromise crab endamage cross up savage knife butcher scallop pink stick vandalize scotch mill penetrate scribe stamp crosshatch trash ribbon pockmark pit smirch dirty discolour saber sabre disfeature raze sever distort amputate separate cut in cut to ribbons ding crush make an indentation in weaken demolish bang up ravage punch pollute discolor open up rough up pinch cut to pieces mess up vandalise burn shear nip scuff up key husk shell peel hull shuck tear to pieces slot scrawl on traumatize write deform crenelate crimp break the skin of traumatise affect beat jigsaw obliterate uglify gore rub something raw spear tag lame dismember add book pen indite inwrite engross enwrite dilapidate contort misshape transfix devastate spike run through impale skewer bayonet ingrain tatter wing hit dint adulterate expurgate cut up censor bowdlerize jab defile smash saw engrain zap blast irritate plug undo desecrate gut shatter tear limb from limb hack up bowdlerise hash up transpierce rut make nicks in make notches in scoop depress bash hollow rabbet annihilate disrupt sabotage ouch clip contuse infix enchase pick spit peck thrust harpoon sliver scythe fell behead flitch sickle skive guillotine scissor bleach play merry hell with scorch abuse fade dismantle drive a nail into the coffin of knock corrupt corrode wreak havoc on scathe maltreat do damage to smash up gnaw wrong infect wear away cause injury play havoc with rust rot contaminate undermine disintegrate tamper with instil bite stipple instill mezzotint ornament initial hatch diaper lithograph intaglio stave in hollow out cave in plough ram drive plunge sink plow chop prong shank smudge lay open emboss wrest rupture fray evulse pull grab pluck run frazzle sunder extract snatch divide yank seize rift pull apart wrench smear blotch streak pound upset splotch soil besmear pulverize splodge dot foul up shake up warp bend queer tweak put a damper on detract louse up check chalk stroke blaze ink put out cause pain to work over pummelled cause injury to pulverise seam X pummel slap slug whack lash spank punish belt flog flail whip pommel cross-hatch line make a notch in make a notches in make a grooves in mark off make a groove in

Verb

To cancel or strike out (writing) with a pen or pencil

Verb

Slam
scarify attack blister castigate cut drub excoriate flay incise lacerate lambaste lance lash pan scathe scorch score scourge slam slap slash vilify lash into rip into shoot down burn someone's ears crawl all over pin someone's ears back rake over the coals put someone on the griddle read the riot act put someone on the hot seat blast lambast abuse vituperate savage bash trash assail belabor potshot belabour jump on injure tie into light into sail into beat up on berate criticize censure reprimand rebuke chastise admonish scold reproach chide upbraid reprove lecture carpet rate hammer rag keelhaul monster reprehend objurgate slate baste bollock rap jaw trim wig flame row diss chasten pummel discipline rail cane punish whip correct ream penalize beat flog thrash pummelled penalise criticise bawl out jump down one's throat give someone what for call down blow up at tongue-lash give someone hell chew out give someone a caning give a talking-to tick off give someone some stick give someone an earful tear off a strip drag over the coals give someone a mouthful rail against come down on give someone a telling-off let someone have it put on the mat slap down give someone a wigging dress down give someone a row rail at haul over the coals send someone away with a flea in their ear give someone a rollicking give someone a dressing-down remonstrate with tell off criticize severely rant at lay out put down give someone a bollocking slap on the wrist have a go at take to task rap over the knuckles tear into lace into give a rocket pull up give someone a rating give someone a roasting give someone a rocket lean on rap someone the knuckles pitch into lay into ream out condemn denounce knock revile blame slag off disparage find fault with roast pillory rubbish denigrate crucify bag malign harangue fulminate against bad-mouth blow up reprobate inveigh against cut up skewer run down deprecate pull apart arraign asperse tear a strip off nag denunciate impugn decry besmirch slur pull to pieces pick holes in cast aspersions on slag derogate fault dis rip give a piece of one's mind slap someone's wrist rollick animadvert on take to pieces give someone a bad press vituperate against pour scorn on find fault exprobate yell at sledge declaim give a bad press to birch fulminate maul call on the carpet judge insult skin take apart hit out at curse take someone to task smear pick to pieces cut down nitpick about throw brickbats at execrate lay down the law rap someone over the knuckles accuse carp go on at dispraise check hit inveigh rant disapprove of carp at trounce bring someone to book throw the book at slander talk to give some stick to rage calumniate traduce take down anathematize fustigate scorn kick up a stink about take to the woodshed strike rave at stigmatize horsewhip flagellate call to account defame belt storm slang thunder growl tan switch visit caution protest cavil bring to book strap tear to pieces spank come down hard on monish stigmatise wallop lesson zap cavil at go for the jugular chew someone out tear apart nag at mete out punishment to give flak to nit-pick bag on come down on like a ton of bricks give something a bad press give a going over express disapproval of slap someone on the wrist lash out at go on about pick at kick up a fuss about lampoon leather whale contemn taunt remonstrate ridicule libel belittle flail proscribe call over the coals deplore shellac backbite discredit disapprove ostracise ostracize animadvert discourse orate sentence oppress recompense perorate hide recriminate preach ferule cowhide rake rawhide speak out thump object complain speak nitpick jawbone mouth off fine expostulate clobber fume slug rave spout stripe harass get after make a stand vociferate expostulate about climb all over swear at cuss out rap someone's knuckles do a number on shout at objurate pass strictures upon declaim against give one hell jump all over strongly criticize kick skin alive tear down make an example of draw the line throw shade get at let have it teach someone a lesson speak to slap on wrist rap on knuckles sound off crack down on mouth off about tell a thing or two give someone a hiding beat the living daylights out of go after punish severely scoff at make a fuss about do down tear to shreds nitpick over find lacking reprimand severely let fly round on brand lash out refute pull someone up hit out attask exprobrate give a tongue-lashing argue with assault verbally cudgel deride smother disagree with satirize threap take disciplinary action against pile in moralise moralize despise skelp warn start on start in harsh rebuff incriminate satirise adjure advise counsel take on take chew fry oppose rank on give going-over ding notice glue forewarn hoist reject read out look askance pick apart put on the carpet jump on one's case bite someone's head off snap someone's head off slight rake over coals criticize harshly fluff slog afflict repress soften try suppress subjugate dishonor dishonour disgrace dress-down jack up sit on destroy offend pass judgment jump down someone's throat have your knife in tear someone a new one give someone a dressing down give someone a telling off give piece of mind have words give tongue-lashing give somebody a piece of one's mind lather prosecute minimize discount rap across the knuckles severely reprimand lick clout have words with blacken someone's reputation cast a slur on give someone a carpeting eat out criticize hatefully frame pronounce depreciate name adjudge impeach indict bullwhip complain about lay on give comeuppance give bad press cut to bits persecute give something a battering weigh into do a hatchet job on give someone bondi take somebody to task take down a peg give a hard time get on burn one's ears have someone on the carpet keep after rag on carp on quirt thong send someone away with a flea in his lower the boom give the dickens call to task point the finger at give the devil criticize strongly be hard on pick on ride zing hose miscall minimise give someone stick send up put away terrorize terrorise bring to account point finger at hang something on blow whistle on thumbs down on pin it on beat the living daylights out of someone give someone a good hiding send up the river lay at one's door protest against bluster huff take a strap to tan someone's hide be rude to call names blow off cut to the quick run something down show up charge with protest strongly have on the carpet dump on menace intimidate take a stand trash-talk call someone names throw shade at thunder against rage against make a protest rant about vociferate about animadvert upon vilipend give a black eye protest strongly at remonstrate about challenge charge bushwhack beset tackle sic sick assault raid rush rant and rave rile make a stand against take issue with object to raise objections to make a protest against complain vociferously about disagree violently with oppose strongly put up a fight against kick against complain bitterly about take a stand against speak out against kick up take great exception to set on turn on dive into go in on handicap mistreat murder get scalp cry down grumble moan whine grouch gripe fuss grizzle whinge misuse hurt harm batter amerce mulct imprison dock deal with bark at manhandle beef grouse crab wail caterwaul cry grump scream repine bellyache bleat keen address talk descant expatiate exhort cuff train incarcerate defrock dismiss immure execute debar expel blacklist drop on exile paddle descend on wade into descend upon wade in pounce on pounce upon holler mutter kvetch squeal yammer squawk whimper murmur croak yawp maunder earbash pontificate to sermonize to spout to give it to someone beat up do in slap wrist rap knuckles attend to hit with impose penalty exact a penalty from inflict a penalty on impose a sentence on slap with inflict handicap soapbox declaim to stump accost apostrophize spiel sermonize preach to hold forth to sermonise buttonhole yowl yelp yap bawl yaup knock about give someone the works rough up give the works give a lesson to give a going-over teach a lesson award a penalty against impose a penalty on put at disadvantage spout at spiel to deliver a tirade to speechify to preachify to grouch about have someone's guts for garters sound off to get on a soapbox hold forth give a lecture to larrup whack have at kick up a fuss work over sound off about bellyache about take exception complain vehemently about beef about flax wax whomp tan one's hide hit hard give the cat o'nine tails

Verb

To give an appearance of age to, especially a new object

Verb

Make legally null and void
nullify invalidate void abolish annul abrogate quash repeal rescind cancel revoke disannul dissolve negate reverse undo vacate veto abate avoid counteract countermand neutralise neutralize null obliterate obviate terminate countervail rebut recall render invalid set aside annihilate axe ax cancel out cast aside compensate confine counterbalance declare null and void kill limit nig offset renege renig restrict roll back scrub squash strike down torpedo trash vitiate zap do away with render null and void blue pencil bring to an end forget it stamp out take out wash out wipe out call all bets off bring to naught retract overrule withdraw overturn override repudiate take back overthrow recant nix put an end to disallow counterpoise scrap balance end compensate for remove abort make up for dismantle call off drop balance out rule against lift discharge redress stop erase efface call back discontinue delete renounce expunge eradicate eliminate negative deny dismiss disclaim make void redeem abjure abandon cut rub out black out blot out ditch outweigh suspend reject dump discard backpedal counterweigh X-out finish forswear countercheck cry off root out snuff out extinguish equalize disaffirm suppress disestablish call throw out destroy make ineffective exterminate correct backtrack on extirpate get rid of oppose contravene liquidate renege on disown declare invalid equilibrize defeat even out equalise weasel out work against sweep away contradict back out of make null and void undermine upset alter halt chop subvert excise counter cease disqualify down deracinate ignore supersede prohibit abnegate frustrate counterorder square go back on outvote break off blackball turf cross turn down counterweight clean up shoot down finish off even up unsay close down dispatch give something the chop rule out decimate back out rectify refuse put down withcall censor knock something on the head dele put a stop to go against cross out strike out put the kibosh on blank out blue-pencil put a line through atone for go back on one's word divorce declare weaken discount bleep devalue disobey disregard dishonour unfit impair circumduct retreat watergate back-pedal on waive dishonor blow sky-high render meaningless get off the hook backwater forget quell refuse to fulfil inter bring to a close KO lay in the grave bury put to rest hold a funeral inhume blow entomb put six feet under cork up hush up bottle up shut down remit knock out do in repel break call in atone equal out wangle out put damper on opt out stand down throw over worm out retire refute redline do a U-turn on purge omit dominate flout defy predominate prevail pull the plug crawl out of belay put the lid on exclude edit black knock on the head slaughter massacre butcher disavow ding impugn traverse stonewall belie disprove ride roughshod over trample underfoot amend equiponderate elide waste check arrest antagonize antagonise redress the balance trample upon phase out remedy break with take off ink out x out block out stroke out edit out X out white out pull back take away draw back tip the scales set off wipe from the face of the earth put paid to wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth foreswear scratch out score out redact wipe off bowdlerize turn thumbs down junk disband render inert shed relinquish apostatize forsake deface fix right reduce stabilize respond lessen stabilise counterwork buck adjourn trim blank gut strike remove all traces of cut out bowdlerise blot scrape off launder even level equate match deactivate subdue overcome conquer defuse render ineffective jettison wipe slate clean dial back back down backtrack welsh back off eat one's words worm out of fly in the face of conclude prorogue bring square up dispense with change break up wind up disunite desist overset lay to rest prostrate set tie collate adjust accord attune parallel readjust be an antidote to inhibit squelch wreck split up close disorganize loose wrack postpone unmake collapse destruct sever shoot ruin wind down shatter demolish ban pull up quit interrupt forbid block interdict cut short pack in put kibosh on knock down bring down proscribe outlaw fade out resolve into render void pair off come out even come out bar embargo lay off cut off stop midstream preclude boycott knock it off call a halt pull the plug on call it quits pass decline disapprove discountenance censure burn dissent place an embargo on give thumbs down thumbs down pass on give the thumbs down to pass by not go for give the red light to throw away refuse permission to

Verb

Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
snub slight cut humiliate cold-shoulder insult rebuff affront disdain scorn stiff stiff-arm ignore repulse spurn blank brush off high-hat humble mortify shame misprize put down scout treat disrespectfully boycott burr censure chill coldshoulder cool cut dead disregard duck freeze out ice neglect offend ostracise ostracize rebuke scold shun slur snob swank upstage knock back act cool give someone the brush-off give the cold shoulder ice out pass up take no notice of give someone the go-by give the brush give the brushoff kick in the teeth look coldly upon look right through give someone a slap in the face put the chill on not give time of day keep someone at arm's length look right through someone reject send to Coventry exclude avoid repudiate refuse blacklist blackball steer clear of shut out snout turn down dismiss decline have nothing to do with repel debar cut someone dead cut someone cold expel veto turn your back on give a wide berth to look past turn one's back on give the cold shoulder to bar tell someone where to get off ban keep away from embargo disallow jilt desert excommunicate forsake pass by banish leave out in the cold evade discourage resist give the bum's rush hand someone the frozen mitt ward off hold off keep at bay eschew bilk fight shy of shy away from recoil from leave alone stave off beat off vote against keep clear of discount keep at a distance keep at arm's length disfellowship stay away from shrink from fend off black cut off proscribe disown prohibit outlaw scoff at cast aside balk at place an embargo on brush aside look straight through sail by abandon walk by leave behind put behind you give somebody the cold shoulder fight off avert keep away rebut deflect deter reluct pooh-pooh drive away contemn straight-arm dodge elude shirk look through give a pain preclude pretend not to see be exclusive of not be inclusive of other not include turn aside keep off parry drive back hold at bay look straight through someone sneer at keep one's distance from hide from rule out turn nose up at sneeze at treat with contempt turn your nose up at look down on hold in contempt deprecate denigrate diminish deny check refuse to employ thumbs down consider undesirable put an embargo on hit list put on hit list disparage discredit interdict make unwelcome ditch turn up one's nose disclaim discard strike oppose reprove chide cross withhold patronage remove oust stay clear of abstain from leave in the cold tell someone to get lost wash one's hands of impose sanctions hold aloof from refrain from refuse to take part in stay shy of have no part in stand aloof from give the runaround turn back on turn away from put off push back send away tell off not touch give a wide berth keep your distance from have no part of shy from sweep aside nix down negative kill evict cashier drum out not hear of lash out at body-swerve shake off palm off throw out put in one's place renounce get rid of force out shoot down drop abjure abnegate unfollow unfriend despise burn keep out cast out kick someone in the teeth leave off give someone the big E give someone the air not buy break with have nothing more to do with bin off give someone the push swear off give the elbow

Verb

To reach inside a receptacle and search for something
delve search ransack burrow look rummage rummage in scour search through dig ferret in forage fossick hunt through rummage about in rummage around in rummage round in burrow in dig in dredge excavate ferret about in ferret around in fish about in fish around in go through enquire inquire prospect rifle through root root about in root around in rootle scrabble scrabble about in scrabble around in seek shovel sift spade trowel tunnel unearth fossick through grub about in grub around in poke about in poke around in turn inside out dig deep dig deeper ferret out gouge out jump into rootle around in roust around in scoop out turn upside down really get into leave no stone unturned investigate probe explore examine scrutinize research inspect hunt scrutinise check out look into consider appraise survey grope comb rifle rake poke fish grub sift through fiddle dig through go into shake down poke around ferret ponder review parse ferret around understand audit winnow troll skirr contextualize contextualise jumble toss disturb sort through disorder disarrange shake disorganize disarray fumble disrupt spy delve in dowse mine scout pan reconnoitre drill turn over reconnoiter beat the bushes mix up search high heaven mess up ferret about fiddle about in look through look high and low vet go after make a survey of scan analyse study make enquiries snoop check up on analyze question query check pry conduct an enquiry search high and low dig down suss out rake through seek an answer find out go over subject to an examination grub about poke about scratch about scratch around

Verb

To bring to an end
terminate end conclude finish close stop cease discontinue abort ax axe complete wind up break off expire lapse close out dead-end determine die elapse go halt pass quit round off round out wrap up belay abolish adjourn annul break up bring to an end cancel cut short desist dissolve drop eliminate extinguish leave off let up prorogate prorogue recess scrub ultimate wink out wrap bring to a close bring to a conclusion cut off lay off put a stop to wind down bring to an untimely end put an end to run out come to an end pull the plug on finalize consummate discharge culminate accomplish settle clinch shutter finalise fold sew up top off finish off round up come to a conclusion knock off shut down get done come to a close carry out pack in carry through bring to fruition hang up set the seal on suspend call a halt to crown cap climax draw to a close bring to a halt abandon cut interrupt be over give up pack up call it a day put the lid on call it quits kill clear can disconnect withhold withdraw call off cut loose fold up button down be put to bed button up polish off put a lid on lead up to build up to reach a finale give something the chop knock something on the head cinch come to a head perfect tie up loose ends be through with come to the end close down finish up do end up liquidate clean up put the finishing touches to put the finishing touch to be a fitting climax to top it off put a period to draw to close put to bed bring down curtain relinquish delay forgo renounce forsake shelve postpone defer desist from stop trying cut out lay off of pull out of throw in the sponge pack it in get out of abstain from get off throw in the towel put the kibosh on forlet break stay check hold up sever put off lay aside put back put on ice bring to a standstill put in cold storage take a breather from put on a back burner

Verb

To obtain with difficulty or effort, especially one's livelihood
eke out earn make manage scrape scrimp scrape together scratch out gain win attain cop bag be worthy of secure garner be gainfully employed bring home the groceries have a right to score consummate justify find reap warrant net scare up realize obtain clinch knock down be in line for be deserving of pull down come to have capture merit gather establish make fast buck effect hustle carry bring home wrangle achieve clean up turn acquire derive bring in pay one's dues come by get land profit procure deserve be entitled to perform draw produce pull sock pick up make it big realise snag bring home the bacon collect receive rack up accomplish chalk up have get hold of grab reach nab take hook notch up be given pocket hit wangle log amass clear clock up accumulate take home pull in ring up scoop gross buy glean carry off collar swing purchase arrive at fetch seize record be awarded pull off come into grasp inherit get paid walk off with access walk away with come into possession of annex fulfil annexe fulfill take possession of get one's hands on appropriate be paid register come away with get one's mitts on yield strike get hands on wrap up return corral latch onto lay hold of accept harvest encounter build up come in for snap up take in take receipt of catch possess oneself of nail snare wrest complete lock up be presented with do experience rake in effectuate compass conquer have conferred on one raise haul in bank bring to fruition get your hands on arouse bear contract bring about incur get possession of knock up turn in invite succeed in bring off pot assume bring induce meet with accrue retrieve reify make a profit of recover bring upon oneself bring upon yourself expose oneself to lay yourself open to be subjected to meet snatch blag fix be provided with perpetrate tally engineer win possession of carry out get done carry through make it get there gather in adopt rake something in steal captivate cull understand claim ingather know walk away notch something up feel sense hold draw in trap glom suffer sustain get in get as a result possess retain enjoy own provoke advance enlist ameliorate make a profit polish off glom onto come through succeed in making command mark up hoard schlenter salvage occupy save maneuver manoeuvre work notch make it to be in receipt of cinch come across come upon happen upon luck into fall upon stumble upon pay get a hold of be one's lot fall to the lot cost succeed take over guarantee ice ensure assure guaranty insure solicit be appointed to drum up scrape up get at lay up gobble up recoup sell actualize wind up make use of attract run up cause accept delivery of take into one's possession agree to receive lay one's hands on accede to be elevated to beg borrow or steal arrange occasion clock tie up be worth make sure make sure of give security buy out latch on to lay hands on manage to get prevail upon buy up make a haul bring around bring on fix up sort out give rise to lay oneself open to knock off welcome execute be subject to expose yourself to be liable to bring down on endure finish conclude negotiate commit honour honor conduct discharge prosecute perfect satisfy do justice to keep faith with sew up put the tin lid on deliver on make good on take care of do a bang-up job pull something off get someplace live up to nail it fulfill one's potential make hay follow through on put it over do one proud put through be true to do the trick bring to completion follow through with patronize redeem patronise pay for make a purchase of splash out on deal in make a buy trade for invest in contract for go shopping for get in exchange make the purchase of take up make a purchase put money into sign for shop for

Noun

(slang, rare) Money or currency
cash currency money bucks coin lucre moola moolah change chips dough loot tender bread green shekels sheqels gold legal tender long green lolly jack pelf kale needful cabbage wampum dosh funds brass wonga gelt readies greenbacks mazuma spondulicks ackers dinero wherewithal ready dibs boodle resources capital finance splosh finances Oscar hard cash rhino wealth tin coinage wad ducats gravy stuff oof simoleons shinplasters rocks ready money means reserves property coins riches treasure specie assets silver notes substance necessary fortune copper banknotes bills bankroll worth stock savings paper money ready cash medium of exchange cold cash chicken feed opulence estate filthy lucre kitty income fund roll deep pockets principal kembla pocket investment stake financing greenback earnings banknote payment pesos possessions folding money nest egg buck ways and means coin of the realm almighty dollar green stuff paper dollars coffers exchequer affluence prosperity liquid assets exchange coppers small change richness plenty abundance clams bank notes mintage denomination loose change doubloon piece of change peag seawan bullion materials clover lettuce beans the necessary dineros honest money circulating medium sound currency valid currency top whack top dollar sterling securities purse budget backing intangibles holdings bundle nut revenue raw materials meter money supply skins pledge refund lot mazumah note security reserve remuneration lap of luxury megabucks the ready markers petty cash ready assets money for a rainy day ace in the hole the wherewithal bill spends check wage equities dinars big bucks folding stuff play money investments IRA working capital investment capital financial assets belongings goods effects worldly goods funding equity valuables chattels subsidy treasury pool share support material goods stash endowment net worth store sponsorship outlay financial backing grant things financial resources bank gear personalty inheritance fisc capitalization loan stockpile interest deposit account money in the bank cache proceeds profits big money financial support collateral winnings interests financial status stocks credit patrimony bonds movables pockets portfolio underwriting allowance shares contribution expenditure prospects goods and chattels Mammon affairs asset prosperousness net lifestyle hoard stocks and bonds personal property personal effects ill-gotten gains involvement piece mint pile concern pocketbook holding venture capital aid station in life tidy sum stocks and shares financial situation material status material position money put by for a rainy day rainy day fund material situation financial position monies contingency fund revenues CD business subsidization collection moneys resource stakes estates fluid assets cash reserve accounts receivable pork barrel money on hand subsidisation grubstake land fullness supplies outgo costs excess stores circumstance tontine budgeting vaults personal possessions coffer gate receipts worldly possessions valuable holding valuable property valuable possession valuable good valuable resource cash flow financial affairs money management financial state pretty penny luxury matching funds king's ransom wallet gift present bursary takings convertible balance sheet condition value financial condition spoils gold mine luxuriance mammon natural resources duds paraphernalia plunder moveables possession commodities substantiality multitude contributions take return gain payoff profit debt well-being donations blue chips fall-back charity donation benefits accumulation harvest saving allocation capital sum capital funds life saving claim alimony life savings quota helping ration slice allotment award chattel wares vested interest special interest participation commitment provision for a rainy day mattress full valuable asset backup contingency provisions circumstances quantum total quantity financial assistance bread and butter title sinking fund reserve fund mad money unexpended balance savings account emergency funds piggy bank planned disbursement spending plan legacy right co-ownership engagement heritage something to fall back on money put saved for a rainy day something for a rainy day investing bequest portion ante advance deal devise trek expense purchase transaction earthly possessions smart money capital spending buying shares money invested financial interest capital invested vested interests bail out

Noun

A style of folk and popular music from the Virgin Islands, traditionally performed by bands consisting of ukulele, banjo, guitar and washboard with various percussion instruments on rhythm

Noun

The giving out of information about a product, person, or company for advertising or promotional purposes
publicity hype advertising ballyhoo boost promotion puffery build-up plug propaganda puff fanfare press push boosterism razzmatazz réclame announcement announcing attention billing blurb broadcasting clout commercial currency distribution handout hoopla ink noise pitch PR press-agentry promo promulgation pushing release report spotlight spread write-up big noise media hype public relations marketing plugging advertisement exposure buildup playing time broadcast hard sell airplay airtime brouhaha praise boosting presentation spiel publicizing publicization publicising advertising campaign publicity campaign PR campaign hoo-ha image management promotions outreach P.R. publicity stunt hook profile-raiser photo-shoot extravagant commendation touting splash promotional advertizing ad proclamation promoting exposition exhibiting blasting displaying screamer squib exhibition posting advert song and dance propaganda campaign mention patter line campaign selling marketing campaign offer recommendation puffing e-marketing advertising promotion pizzazz pzazz notice laudation newspeak agitprop disinformation information brainwashing excitement hysteria racket flimflam sales talk hot air good word indoctrination spin counter-information advocacy favourable mention piece of publicity extensive publicity bumf hogwash misinformation doctrine literature implantation presstitution cant proselytism publication info evangelism inculcation coverage reports consideration commentary treatment fuss reportage reporting articles big lie half truths party line pieces reviews limelight stories storeys write-ups media interest media attention press reporting press reviews press treatment press coverage press write-ups press articles

Noun

A print made from an engraved plate, block, or other surface
engraving etching impression print block plate woodcut carving linocut cut inscription vignette blocking chiselling chiseling design enchasing illustration image intaglio lithograph mezzotint photoengraving photogravure picture reproduction rotogravure dry point engraved design drawing portrait painting figure diagram sketch visual photograph cartoon graphic model photo effigy map imprint xylography xylograph transferring monoprint silk screen dotting Pointillism paste-up tracing layout stippling statue artwork statuette sculpture canvas portraiture rendering lookalike representation halftone piece art portrayal duotone decoration likeness adornment figurine presentment draft ikon panorama draught simulacrum icon doodle tableau snapshot frontispiece depiction tailpiece blueprint head bust line drawing visual aid artifact frieze bas-relief artefact watercolor watercolour delineation composition chart watercolor sketch idol plan work of art gouache oil oil painting emblem still life outline logo canvass mural landscape graph acrylics oils art work fine art water color poster caricature dummy guy squiggle artistic work folklore badge symbolic representation motif study scrawl puppet opus work old master graven image comp storyboard graphics rough resemblance scribble iconography black and white pencil drawing pen-and-ink fetish doll commercial art talisman avatar underdrawing framework frame description definition cityscape watercolours watercolors seascape table embellishment preliminary drawing lineaments aperçu maquette skeleton précis croquis esquisse semblance air aura aspect look shape copy ébauche monograph configuration figuration form adumbration account abstract design artist's impression graphic design

Adjective

Unimportant or insignificant
inconsiderable insignificant negligible slight trifling petty small inconsequential minor little niggling nominal paltry measly piddling tiny trivial minuscule piffling token derisory fiddling inappreciable insubstantial minute unimportant beggarly chicken exiguous foolish footling frivolous incidental light mingy nickel-and-dime no-account nugatory pathetic peanut picayune piddly pimping pitiful poxy small-fry Mickey Mouse small-bore small-time base casual cheap contemptible de minimis inconsequent inessential inferior irrelevant junior lesser lower not worth mentioning penny-ante pettifogging secondary shabby shallow shoestring subordinate two-bit unconsiderable not worth bothering about of no account twopenny-halfpenny potty of little account meagre meager insufficient scanty inadequate minimal scant worthless marginal sparse miserable immaterial skimpy poor infinitesimal meaningless limited of no consequence puny deficient stingy low dinky pointless modest mean superficial slender scarce nonessential imperceptible non-essential lightweight of no importance minimum slim of little importance microscopic miserly peripheral short subtle weak of little consequence valueless subsidiary ungenerous sparing vague unsubstantial second-rate indiscernible flimsy unnecessary minor-league impalpable indistinguishable unnoticeable momentary evanescent silly undetectable fine lean bush-league faint of no moment gradual insensible mere trite inaudible useless shadowy barren ephemeral unproductive ignorable extraneous indistinct neither here nor there feeble mediocre lacking imponderable spare wretched smaller intangible pitiable scrimpy fractional reduced invisible everyday bare ineffectual not worth speaking of wanting accessory dependent unessential second-string nothing unobservable inconspicuous lamentable middling thin of no great concern skimp lousy restricted tenuous idle ordinary hand-to-mouth bitty subnormal tacky minus nondescript outside rare empty low-ranking commonplace remote laughable under off nanoscopic purportless diminutive occasional too little too late tangential common frail fragile below the mark beside the point few frugal no great shakes not enough too little sorry futile scattered fussy ancillary younger subaltern abject ineffective sporadic lowly dispensable time-wasting atomic stunted uncommon infrequent trashy unsatisfactory stinted average unfinished substandard absurd teeny-weeny unexceptional little bitty imperfect teensy-weensy unfruitful scrimp infertile unlikely inappropriate indifferent hollow of minor importance less important barely perceptible smalltime shoddy unperceivable unremarkable undistinguished normal basal unexciting expendable distant senseless vanilla lame straggling uninspired insipid workaday disappointing improbable implausible dissatisfactory obscure all the same unfrequent dubious doubtful far-fetched in short supply few and far between no big deal hard to find next to none collateral seldom seen run-of-the-mill bog-standard so-so thin on the ground low in numbers hard to come by nothing to write home about middle-of-the-road plain vanilla next to no at a premium insulting smallish small-scale ridiculous ludicrous outrageous risible preposterous diddly humble quibbling picky impractical local peppercorn lilliputian rinky-dink wanky hair-splitting neglectable skin-deep vanishing cavilling finicky nit-picking frothy tinpot null zero zilch zip unconsidered wimpy runt shrimp toytown gentle of no value hairsplitting niggly vain jejune vapid banal loitering inane idling bogus sterile waste drossy counterproductive unprofitable ignoble inutile unavailing despicable abandoned profitless unusable caviling hardly worth mentioning no biggie two bit big zero small potatoes entry level of no significance set sleazy narrow