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5. truck, bus, ship, cargo ship, troopship, freighter, merchantman, lighter, barge.
6. rapture, ecstasy, exaltation, elation, exhilaration, thrill, SI. rush, excitement, excitation; ecstatic joy or delight, delectation, enjoyment, fun, pleasure, ravishment; enchantment, bliss, euphoria, seventh heaven, cloud nine; elysium, paradise, heaven, heaven on earth, Eden or Garden of Eden, utopia; blessedness, beatitude, happiness, gladness, felicity. transportation, n. 1. conveyance, transport, transit, movement, Chiefly Brit, carriage; carrying, portage, cartage, haulage; shipment, ferriage, freightage, truckage; transference, transfer, transferal; transmission, transmittance, sending.
2. truck, bus, cargo ship. See transport
(def 5).
3. fare, fee, payment, charge, cost, price.
4. banishment, deportation, expatriation, expulsion, exile. transpose, v. interchange, metathesize, substitute, exchange, commute, invert, reverse, switch, swap, trade, change, convert; rearrange, shift, move, transfer. transude, v. ooze, seep, exude, effuse; sweat, perspire,
Pathol, extravasate; percolate, filter, strain, transverse, adj. 1. cross, horizontal, thwart, transversal; diagonal, oblique, catercornered, U. S. Inf. kitty-cornered.
-n. 2. crosspiece, crossbeam, crossbar, traverse, transvestite,
n. cross-dresser, SI. drag queen; deviant; fetishist. trap1, n. 1. pitfall, deadfall; snare, gin, net; mine, booby trap, man-trap.
2. device, ploy, artifice, stratagem, wile, subterfuge, ruse, trick,
Archaic, trepan; lure, decoy, bait, hook, SI. come-on; ambush, ambuscade, Obs. ambuscado.
3.
Slang, mouth, Fig. muzzle; All SI. mug, mush, kisser, bazoo, gob, Scot. gab.
-v. 4. snare, ensnare, gin, enmesh, entrap,
Ar

chaic. trepan; net, bag, sack, take, catch; booby-trap.
5. ambush,
U. S. bushwhack, outmaneuver, bring to bay; outwit, outsmart; deceive, beguile, trick, hoax, dupe, take in; lure, inveigle, entice, draw on, SI. suck in, SI. rope in; decoy, bait, bait the hook. trap1, n. 1. traps Informal, belongings, personal belongings, effects, personal possessions, Inf. things, SI. stuff, SI. junk; baggage, bag and baggage, gear, impedimenta, dunnage, luggage, kit, duffel.
-v. 2. caparison, outfit, fit up, fit, rig up, rig, turn out, gear; equip, furnish, supply,
Obs. appoint; deck, deck out, bedeck, adorn, array, ornament, bedizen, trapped, adj. cornered, in a corner, up against the wall, with one's back to the wall, at bay, Inf. treed, Inf. up a tree; in a predicament, Inf. in a fix or tight spot, Inf. in a mess or jam, Inf. in hot water, Inf in the hole, Inf. on the spot, Inf. over a barrel, Inf on the ropes, Inf. behind the eight ball, Inf. up the creek, Inf. up the creek without a paddle. trappings, n. 1. (all of a sumptuous nature) equipment, equipage, apparatus, gear, accouterments, appurtenances, appointments; fixtures, fittings, habiliments, Inf things; outfit, turnout, rig; finery, frippery, adornment, ornamentation, decoration.
2. apparel, wearing apparel, clothing, clothes, dress, attire, wear; raiment, garments, vestments,
Inf toggery, Inf. togs, Inf. duds, SI. threads, SI. rags.
3. caparison, housings, trapping; harness, tack, tackle, rigging.

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Basic English Usage
  • here, there etc
    If we begin a sentence with here or there, we put the whole verb before the subject, if this is a noun.
      Here comes Mrs Foster (not I here Mrs Foster comes)
      There goes your brother.
    If the subject is a pronoun, it comes before the verb.
      Here she comes There he goes
      This structure is possible with some other short adverbs like down, up.
      So I stopped the car, and up walked a policeman.
  • Other adverbs (literary style)
    In descriptive writing and story-telling, other adverbs of place can come at the beginning of a clause, followed by verb + subject.
      Under a tree was sitting the biggest man I have ever seen.
      On the bed lay a beautiful young girl.
  • Reporting (literary style)
    In books, the subject often comes after verbs like said, asked in reporting direct speech.
      What do you mean ?' asked Henry
      If the subject is a pronoun, it comes before the verb.
      'What do you mean?' he asked
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