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Synonyms Dictionary

2. surfeit, overfill, cloy, stuff, saturate, satiate. See - satiate (def. 1.).

satellite, n. 1. moon.
2. spacecraft, space capsule, unmanned satellite, communications satellite, weather satellite, orbiting observatory, research satellite, relay satellite.
3. follower, disciple, apostle, sectarian, sectary, proselyte, acolyte, votary; aide, aide-de-camp, assistant, lieutenant, minion, subordinate; deputy, second, delegate, agent, surrogate, secondary, helper; partisan, ally, adherent, counselor, advisor, privy councilor; friend, mate, companion,
Inf buddy, partner, Inf sidekick, Inf. sideman, pal, shadow, appendage, ac-companier, auxiliary, appendant; confidante, right-hand man, good right arm, man Friday.
4. henchman, underling, second banana, lackey, flunky,
Si stooge, Si gofer, U.S. Si ward heeler, cat's-paw, puppet, tool; hanger-on, barnacle, bur, camp follower, parasite, sponger, groveler, bootlicker, lickspittle, yes man, toadeater, toady, fawner, sycophant, tufthunter, spaniel, apple polisher, wheedler; frontman, strong-arm man, U.S. tough, Inf. goon.
5. retainer, attendant, dependent, servant, vassal, menial; courtier, carpet knight.
6. satellite nation, protectorate, dependency, possession, territory, domnion, colony, mandate.

satiate, v. 1. surfeit, pall, overfill, overdo, indulge; cloy, glut, englut, stuff, cram, gorge, overfeed, SI. pig out, Si stuff one's face; saturate, soak, drench, flood, deluge, engulf, inundate; overload, overburden; suffocate, choke, gag, sicken, nauseate, disgust; jade, dull, deaden, weary, exhaust, tire, bore.
2. sate, fill, suffice, content, satisfy, gratify; quench, slake, allay.

satiety, n. 1. fullness, repletion, the point of satisfaction, contentment, gratification, satiation; cloyedness, overfullness, overindulgence; saturation, supersaturation, overflow, flood, deluge, inundation; suffocation, choking, gagging, nausea, disgust; dullness, weariness, exhaustion, boredom.
2. surfeit, excess, oversupply,
SI. bellyful, glut, surplus, waste, nimiety; superabundance, overabundance, superfluity, exuberance, too much; abundance, plethora, prodigality.

satiny, adj. satinlike, glowing, lustrous, shiny, sheeny; smooth, glossy, glazed, burnished, polished, waxed, varnished; sleek, slick, Inf. snaky; slippery, glassy.

satire, n. 1. burlesque, parody, travesty, mocking exaggeration, caricature, cartoon, political cartoon; lampoon, spoof, pasquinade, squib, takeoff, Inf. put-down, Inf. shot; cut, jibe, fleer, slur; black comedy or humor, gallows humor, political humor.
2. irony, sarcasm, ridicule, mockery; disparagement, contempt, acrimony, contumely, scoffing, aspersion, censure, criticism; making fun of, holding [s.o.] up to ridicule, making [s.o.] the butt, tweeking [s.o.'s] nose, sneering, jeering, laughing at, taunting,
Inf hitting [s.o.] where it hurts, Inf. hitting home or hitting the mark.

satirical, adj. ironic, Rabelaisian, pungent, trenchant, keen, pointed, sharp, biting, stinging, astringent, ascerbic, tart, cutting, caustic, sarcastic, mordant; sardonic, cynical, dry, bitter; burlesque, farcical, parodic, caricatural, macoronic, Hudibrastic; mocking, derisive, ridiculing, irreverent, flippant, smart, Inf. smart-alecky; twitting, taunting, kidding; sneering, chaffing, disparaging, contumelious, abusive, scornful.

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Prepositions
  • Must is a 'modal auxiliary verb'. There is no -s in the third person singular.
      He must start corning on hive. (NOT He musts . . .)
      Questions and negatives are made without do.
      Must you go? (not Do you must go?)
      You mustn't worry. (NOT You don't must worry.)
      After must, we use the infinitive without to.
      I must write to my mother. (NOT I must to write . . .)
  • Must has no infinitive or participles. When necessary, we use other expressions, such as have to.
      He II have to start coming on time. (NOT He'll must . . .)
      i don't want to have to tell you again. (NOT I don't want to-must . . .)
  • Must has no past tense: We can talk about past obligation with had to.
      I had to push the car to start it this morning. (NOT I must push . . .) Must can have a past meaning in reported speech.
      I told her she must be home by midnight.
  • There is a contracted negative mustn't.
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