Word of the Week : spring

WORD OF THE WEEK

spring

noun

  1. LEAP jump, bound, vault, hop, bounce, resilience, elasticity, springiness, recoil
  2. COIL shock absorber, spiral, helix, compression spring
  3. WELL upwelling, gush, fountain, waterhole, *drink, pool, spa, baths
  4. ORIGIN wellspring, source, fountain, fount, beginning, motive, impetus
  5. SEASON March, April, May, *rebirth, *new beginning, blossoming time, mating season

verb

  1. LEAP jump, bound, vault, hop, hurdle, lunge, skip
  2. SPRING BACK recoil, rebound
  3. RISE *pop up, crop up, emerge, grow, emanate, stem, originate

  

SOURCE: 1998. McCutcheon, Marc. Roget’s Superthesaurus. Second edition. Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books. CALL NO. > R 423.1 M13r 1998 / HS LRC

 

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