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pillow

pil·low

pillow

 
 
pronunciation:
pI lo
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a baglike case filled with soft stuffing and used for resting the head or for decoration.
 
synonyms:
cushion
similar words:
pad
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pillowed, pillowing, pillows
definition 1: to place upon or as if upon a pillow.
synonyms:
cushion
similar words:
pad
definition 2: to function as a pillowlike support for.
Velvet pillows the jewel.
similar words:
cushion
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be on or as if on a pillow.
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derivations: pillowlike (adj.), pillowy (adj.)
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