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  • as indestitute
  • as ininsolvent
  • as inruined

synonyms for on the rocks

  • bankrupt
  • exhausted
  • impoverished
  • indigent
  • insolvent
  • needy
  • penniless
  • poor
  • poverty-stricken
  • strapped
  • beggared
  • bereft
  • busted
  • dead broke
  • deficient
  • depleted
  • deprived of
  • devoid of
  • dirt poor
  • divested
  • drained
  • empty
  • flat
  • flat broke
  • impecunious
  • in need of
  • lacking
  • moneyless
  • necessitous
  • on the breadline
  • penurious
  • pinched
  • played-out
  • stony
  • stripped
  • totaled
  • wiped-out
  • without
  • bankrupt
  • broke
  • failed
  • indebted
  • strapped
  • lost
  • broken
  • busted
  • in Chapter 11
  • in Chapter 13
  • in receivership
  • in the red
  • out of money
  • taken to the cleaners
  • unbalanced
  • undone
  • wiped-out
  • collapsed
  • demolished
  • ravaged
  • smashed
  • wrecked
  • abolished
  • annihilated
  • crashed
  • crushed
  • decayed
  • exterminated
  • extinguished
  • subverted
  • totaled
  • extinct
  • torn down

antonyms for on the rocks

MOST RELEVANT
  • affluent
  • rich
  • solvent
  • wealthy
  • lucky
  • prosperous
  • secure
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How to use on the rocks in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Ripperda's equipage wound down a long and twisting defile between two precipitous rocks.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A volley did sound, and instantly; but it came from the rocks above, and three of the villains fell.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The last time I tried it, I caught the end of my stick between two rocks and it broke.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
We'll be watched every minute of the time that we prowl around those painted rocks; that's a cinch.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ON THE ROCKS

  • bankrupt
  • broke
  • broken
  • busted
  • failed
  • in Chapter 11
  • in Chapter 13
  • in receivership
  • in the red
  • indebted
  • lost
  • on the rocks
  • out of money
  • strapped
  • taken to the cleaners
  • unbalanced
  • undone
  • wiped-out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.