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  • nounpillow, pad
  • verbpad, protect from blow

synonyms for cushion

  • buffer
  • headrest
  • mat
  • beanbag
  • bolster
  • bumper
  • fender
  • hassock
  • rest
  • seat
  • sham
  • squab
  • woolsack
See also synonyms for: cushioned
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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.
BEST MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS: SLEEP BETTER ON ONE OF THESE PICKSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
When all your stocks are going down, Treasury bonds, foreign currencies, and gold can provide you with a safety cushion.
HOW I TRIPLED MY MONEY IN BITCOIN—THEN LOST ALMOST HALF OF ITAARON PRESSMANJANUARY 22, 2021FORTUNE
So be as soft a cushion as you can without muffling the truth.
CAROLYN HAX: HER HUSBAND FIRMLY PLANTS HIS FLAG. DOES IT LOOK LIKE A RED ONE TO HER?CAROLYN HAXJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The chairs have dense cushions and a footrest bar for kicking back and relaxing.
SMALL PATIO SETS THAT MAXIMIZE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
With non-slip material and an elastic band, this seat cushion is suitable for any chair.
THE BEST HEATED CHAIRS FOR PAIN RELIEF AND MAXIMUM COMFORTPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 6, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
That extra money can provide a cushion during a potential economic slowdown.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES CAN SURVIVE A PANDEMICLEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
You should replace your pillow every one to two years to make sure it provides enough support, and prevents your head and neck from sinking too far into the cushion.
THE BEST PILLOW: SLEEP BETTER IN ANY POSITIONCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
For those who run like this, however, shoes with more cushion and flexibility are ideal.
BEST RUNNING SHOES FOR MEN: FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDERERIC ALTDECEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Still, Democrats may have more of a cushion here than in other states.
WHERE DEMOCRATS WILL BE LOCKED OUT OF POWER IN REDISTRICTING BATTLES NEXT YEARAMBER PHILLIPSNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Working part time in retirement can provide a nice cushion or even some fun money.
YOUR 401(K) IS STILL LIKELY TO HAVE A BUMPY RIDE AFTER THE ELECTIONMICHELLE SINGLETARYNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CUSHION

  • bypass
  • condone
  • connive
  • cushion
  • discount
  • disregard
  • fail
  • forget
  • neglect
  • omit
  • overlook
  • overpass
  • pass by
  • slight
  • turn a blind eye
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