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adjective as in absolute, positive

noun as in apartment

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Print advertisements for Quaker Rice Cakes from that period show thin, grinning models lying on their flat leotard-covered stomachs to emphasize the lightness of rice cakes.

From Eater

Unlike the flat disk that gave rise to the planets in our own Solar System, the system’s disk consists of three misaligned rings.

It uses technology well, including flat-screen monitors that connect to the Internet and Bluetooth headphones.

From Fortune

The catch included two tiny species with coiled shells about 1 millimeter across, four midsize species with long, conical or urn-shaped shells of about 7 to 11 millimeters, and one species with a flat shell up to 14 millimeters across.

It combines the functionality of a suitcase and the durability of a duffel, with structured sides and interior pockets for ample gear hauling, a flat-bottom design that enables it to stand, and sturdy, oversize wheels.

Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.

There were stomachs, taut and flat, but also undulating bellies, soft and bloated from the breakfast buffet.

The program—weirdly—is now under the umbrella of ABC News, and is suffering from flat ratings and an aging demographic.

Another sent back a flat-screen television with a bona fide tombstone within.

Hitchcock settled in southern California, leaving behind a flat in London and a country house in Shamley Green.

Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?

Then the roof itself, with its gables and dormer windows, softly folded itself flat down upon the top of the house, out of sight.

Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.

There is no other way but fresh blood for it is sheer human nature to feel flat after an effort.

The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.


On this page you'll find 251 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flat, such as: empty, horizontal, low, unbroken, even, and flush.

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