3. origin, source, well, cradle, breeding place, hotbed.
send, v. 1. transmit, convey, deliver, direct; broadcast, televise, telecast, telegraph, radio, telegram; forward, pass along, mail, post, ship, remit; consign, intend for, address to.
2. delegate, depute, charge, assign, commission.
3. propel, cast, hurl, fling, let fly; project, shoot; detonate, explode, burst.
4. emit, discharge, give off, exude, ooze, leak.
5. Slang, please, delight, transport; excite, Inf. turn on; enthrall, put into ecstasy, thrill, titillate.
6. send for summon, call for; muster, call together; summons, subpoena.
7. send forth produce, yield, bear; flower, blossom, fructify; generate, engender, propagate.
8. send packing dismiss, discharge, send away; turn out, send [s.o.] about his business, turn away; banish, oust, expel, cashier; break off with, Inf. give [s.o.] the air, Sl. give [s.o.] the gate, Sl. give [s.o.] the brushoff.
senescent, adj. old, aging, getting old; elderly, aged, on or up in years, along or advanced in years, past one's prime, Inf. over the hill, Derog. long in the tooth; gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grizzled; hoary, venerable, patriarchal, heavy with the weight of years; declining, failing, senile, (of women) anile, decrepit; superannuated, old as the hills, old as Methuselah,
senile, senescent; declining, failing, failing in mind, losing one's faculties or abilities, Inf. slipping, no longer in full command; waning, fading, (of women) anile; mentally infirm, foolish, decrepit; in one's dotage, in one's second childhood, childish, daft, Inf. dotty, feeble-minded, simple; confused, disoriented, forgetful.
senility, n. dotage, superannuation, caducity; decrepitude, (of women) anility, senescence, failure of mental abilities, loss of one's faculties, waning or fading of abilities; foolishness, second childhood, childishness,
senior, adj. 1. older, elder, of greater years, more advanced in age; first-born, primogenitary.
2. higher ranking, ranking, over, above, uppermost, top; superior, chief, leading, preeminent, paramount, foremost, primary, prime, principal.
3. prior to, before; earlier, former, previous, bygone. -n. 4. elder, superior, master, first-born, primogenitor; parent, forefather, ancestor, forebear, predecessor.
5. chief, ruler, patriarch; dean, elder, statesman; upperclassman.
sensation, n. 1. sense, sense impression, impression, feeling, sentiment; consciousness, awareness, sentience, sensibility, perception, cognizance, apprehension, detection, realization, experience; intuition, inkling, Inf. funny feeling, suspicion, Inf. sneaking suspicion, Inf. hunch; hint, intimation, foreboding, presentiment, premonition; tingle, quiver, throb, palpitation, Scot. tabet, Sl. rush.
2. excitement, animation, stimulation; commotion, ado, fuss, to-do, hubbub, uproar; agitation, disturbance, perturbation,
sensational, adj. 1. exciting, excitant, excitatory, stimulating, stirring, bracing, rousing, invigorating; thrilling, electrifying, galvanizing, galvanic, spine-tingling, hair-raising, Inf. rip-roaring, Inf. rip-snorting; emotinal, moving, impelling, compelling, affecting, soul-stirring, heart-stirring, heart-moving.
2. melodramatic, lurid, vivid, Inf. scare, Inf. yellow; agitating, perturbing, incitant; exaggerated, extravagant, extreme, startling, shocking.