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Synonyms for claykleɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clay(noun)

    a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  2. mud, clay(noun)

    water soaked soil; soft wet earth

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver, clay

  3. Clay, Lucius Clay, Lucius DuBignon Clay(noun)

    United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  4. Clay, Henry Clay, the Great Compromiser(noun)

    United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

    corpse, the Great Compromiser, remains, mud, stiff, cadaver

  5. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains(noun)

    the dead body of a human being

    the Great Compromiser, remains, corpse, stiff, cadaver, mud, clay


  1. clay(noun)

    The material of the human body.

    spirit, soul

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clay

    Body denotes the entire physical structure, considered as a whole, of man or animal; form looks upon it as a thing of shape and outline, perhaps of beauty; frame regards it as supported by its bony framework; system views it as an assemblage of many related and harmonious organs. Body, form, frame, and system may be either dead or living; clay and dust are sometimes so used in religious or poetic style, tho ordinarily these words are used only of the dead. Corpse and remains are used only of the dead. Corpse is the plain technical word for a dead body still retaining its unity; remains may be used after any lapse of time; the latter is also the more refined and less ghastly term; as, friends are invited to view the remains. Carcass applies only to the body of an animal, or of a human being regarded with contempt and loathing. Compare COMPANY.

    ashes, body, carcass, corpse, dust, form, frame, remains, system, trunk

    intellect, intelligence, mind, soul, spirit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clay(n.)

    argillaceous earth (consisting principally of alumina and silica)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

clayey, earthenware, clays, ceramics, ceramic, terracotta, kley, clay-rich, mud, tao, clayton

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