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rag1

 
 
pronunciation:
raeg
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a scrap or fragment of cloth.
You can use this rag to clean up the paint spills.
synonyms:
cloth
similar words:
remnant, ribbon, scrap, shred, swatch, tatter
definition 2: (pl.) old or worn pieces of clothing.
The beggars were dressed in rags.
synonyms:
tatters
similar words:
castoff, hand-me-down, tag
definition 3: a shred or fragment of anything.
synonyms:
bit, fragment, piece, shred, snippet, tatter
similar words:
fraction, particle, remnant
definition 4: cloth used as an element in making paper.
similar words:
pulp
definition 5: (informal) a newspaper that is considered contemptible or inferior.
similar words:
newspaper, paper, tabloid
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