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noun as in pillow, pad

verb as in pad, protect from blow

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The best memory foam mattresses will often have layers of varying densities, with a high-density base for greater longevity and optimal assistance with improving your circulation, and a lower-density layer on top for cushion and comfort.

When all your stocks are going down, Treasury bonds, foreign currencies, and gold can provide you with a safety cushion.

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So be as soft a cushion as you can without muffling the truth.

The chairs have dense cushions and a footrest bar for kicking back and relaxing.

With non-slip material and an elastic band, this seat cushion is suitable for any chair.

His bandaged leg rests, slightly elevated, on a bloodstained cushion borrowed from a couch.

I could give my parents this relief, this cushion that they never had.

Instead, she has reportedly narrowed the choice down to cushion-cut diamonds, over five carats, priced at $100,000 or more.

I said that if the process ever breaks down, we will not have build up any relationships that could possibly cushion the blow.

Holding down the seat cushion, the Sullivans imagine Alex is there.

A few scratches here and there marred the polish of the frame and one cushion had sustained an ugly rent.

Jess made a cushion for it out of grass and laid it on top of the kettle full of treasures.

Having uttered these words he made a sign to his treasurer who presented on a cushion a crown of gold to the young girl.

Then as suddenly she turned around and came back, and very carefully shoved a cushion under the man's feet.

Its water in a general way moves as does a billiard ball when it flies from one cushion to another.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cushion, such as: buffer, headrest, mat, beanbag, bolster, and bumper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.