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synonyms for stiff as a board

  • arthritic
  • creaky
  • rigid
  • solid
  • stark
  • tense
  • thick
  • tight
  • wooden
  • brittle
  • buckram
  • firm
  • refractory
  • rheumatic
  • set
  • benumbed
  • cemented
  • chilled
  • congealed
  • contracted
  • fixed
  • frozen
  • graceless
  • hardened
  • immalleable
  • impliable
  • incompliant
  • indurate
  • inelastic
  • jelled
  • mechanical
  • numbed
  • ossified
  • petrified
  • resistant
  • solidified
  • starched
  • starchy
  • steely
  • stony
  • taut
  • thickened
  • unbending
  • unflexible
  • ungraceful
  • unsupple
  • unyielding

antonyms for stiff as a board

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  • bending
  • flexible
  • loose
  • pliable
  • slack
  • soft
  • indefinite
  • supple
  • pliant
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How to use stiff as a board in a sentence

The Spaniards captured two schooners, having on board 22 officers and 30 men, all of whom were hanged or sent to the mines.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But there was a breeze blowing, a choppy, stiff wind that whipped the water into froth.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
For the purpose of ascertaining the Board's powers in this connection the opinion of the Attorney General has been requested.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STIFF AS A BOARD

  • arthritic
  • benumbed
  • brittle
  • buckram
  • cemented
  • chilled
  • congealed
  • contracted
  • creaky
  • firm
  • fixed
  • frozen
  • graceless
  • hardened
  • immalleable
  • impliable
  • incompliant
  • indurate
  • inelastic
  • jelled
  • mechanical
  • numbed
  • ossified
  • petrified
  • refractory
  • resistant
  • rheumatic
  • rigid
  • set
  • solid
  • solidified
  • starched
  • starchy
  • stark
  • steely
  • stiff as a board
  • stony
  • taut
  • tense
  • thick
  • thickened
  • tight
  • unbending
  • unflexible
  • ungraceful
  • unsupple
  • unyielding
  • wooden
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.