Word Trivia Word Trivia is a free service of FreeThesaurus.com https://www.freethesaurus.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Sat, 27 Feb 2021 05:00:00 GMT 360 Word Trivia https://www.freethesaurus.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_trivia.png 120 60 Sat, 27 Feb 2021 05:00:00 GMT odds https://www.freethesaurus.com/odds //www.freethesaurus.com/odds#2021 across the board - An allusion to the board displaying the odds in a horse race. More...

rubble - Comes from Anglo-Norman robel, "bits of broken stone," from earlier French robe, "loot, odds and ends stolen." More...

ironic - Something is ironic if the result is the opposite of what was intended; an ironic event is an incongruous event, one at odds with what might have been expected. More...

odds and ends - The first official odds and ends were found in lumberyards—odds were pieces of board split irregularly by the sawmill, ends were pieces trimmed from boards that were cut to specific lengths. More...

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Fri, 26 Feb 2021 05:00:00 GMT highest https://www.freethesaurus.com/highest //www.freethesaurus.com/highest#2021 top note - The highest in a piece of music or in a singer's vocal range. More...

paramount, tantamount - Paramount means "primary, top," and tantamount means "equivalent to, same as"; paramount first meant "highest in jurisdiction." More...

prime - Unusual since it can have virtually opposite meanings: "preliminary, basic" or "lowest"—as well as "finest" and "highest." More...

supreme - Ultimately from Latin supra, "above," which begat supremus, "highest." More...

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Thu, 25 Feb 2021 05:00:00 GMT positive https://www.freethesaurus.com/positive //www.freethesaurus.com/positive#2021 litotes - From Greek litos, "simple, single," it refers to an ironical understatement (e.g. no small amount) or two negatives used to make a positive (e.g. it was not unsuccessful); it is pronounced lie-TOH-teez, LEYED-uh-teez, LID-uh-teez, or leye-TOHD-eez. More...

set point - One's set point (for happiness) is a genetically determined level of happiness, to which one returns after positive or negative emotional experiences. More...

Positive, comparative, superlative - Positive is the ordinary form of a word, with comparative conveying a sense of greater intensity of the adjective and superlative reflecting the greatest intensity of the adjective. More...

acceptable face - The positive or reasonable side of something. More...

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