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See definition of deadwood on Dictionary.com
  • as innonessential
  • as infifth wheel

synonyms for deadwood

  • unnecessary
  • inessential
  • peripheral
  • petty
  • dispensable
  • excess baggage
  • excessive
  • expendable
  • extraneous
  • insignificant
  • superfluous
  • trivial
  • unimportant
See also synonyms for: deadwoods
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antonyms for deadwood

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  • major
  • essential
  • important
  • necessary
  • needed
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    How to use deadwood in a sentence

    Mollett's theory is that it is better to cut away every inch of deadwood which is not absolutely necessary for preventing leeway.
    YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
    Three hours later Billy and the sobered tenderfoot pulled into Deadwood.
    BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
    For the moment Napoleon's little neighbor was troubled by no sense of duty; the only question was how to reach Deadwood.
    NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
    Several months before, it had been the custom to send a “treasure-coach” twice a week from Deadwood to Sidney, Nebraska.
    THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
    We had a premonition that Elise wouldn't want the deadwood of Jimmie's former Division.
    THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
    Emett forged ahead; we heard him smashing the deadwood; and soon a yell proclaimed the truth of Jones' assertion.
    TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
    He gave this roadway needed artificial improvements, and started the Deadwood and Medora stage-line.
    ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
    Millions of pounds of freight were accumulating for lack of proper transportation facilities to Deadwood.
    ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
    At the Moreau Station, two thirds of the way to Deadwood, all six horses, it happened were practically unbroken broncos.
    ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
    Just how long it will take us to march to Deadwood cannot be predicted.
    CAMPAIGNING WITH CROOK AND STORIES OF ARMY LIFECHARLES KING
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO DEADWOOD

    • deadwood
    • hanger-on
    • lagniappe
    • spare
    • spare tire
    • superfluity
    • third wheel
    • triviality
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