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Synonyms for cushionˈkʊʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shock absorber, shock, cushion(noun)

    a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses

    Synonyms:
    electrical shock, jounce, blow, electric shock, stupor, daze, jolt, cushion, shock absorber, shock, jar, seismic disturbance, impact

  2. cushion(noun)

    the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

    Synonyms:
    shock absorber, shock

  3. cushion(verb)

    a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

    Synonyms:
    shock absorber, shock

  4. cushion, buffer, soften(verb)

    protect from impact

    Synonyms:
    relent, soften, buffer, yield, moderate, cushion, mince, break, damp, weaken, dampen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pillow, cushions, buffer, amortize, mitigate, mattress, pad, alleviate, soften


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