HyperDic: gravel

English > 4 senses of the word gravel:
NOUNsubstancegravel, crushed rockrock fragments and pebbles
VERBemotiongravel, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, vex, chafe, devilcause annoyance in
contactgravelcover with gravel
cognitiongravel, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, amaze, dumbfoundbe a mystery or bewildering to
gravel > pronunciation
Soundsgrae'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > gravel: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningrock fragments and pebbles.
Synonymcrushed rock
Narrowerballastcoarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads
bank gravel, pit-run gravel, pit rungravel as found in natural deposits
shinglecoarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
Broaderrock, stonematerial consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
Spanishgrava, gravilla
Catalangrava
Adjectivesgravellyabounding in small stones
Verbsgravelcover with gravel
English > gravel: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to gravel Sue
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, vex, chafe, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
English > gravel: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover with gravel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We gravelled the driveway"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishempedrar, engravar
Catalancobrir amb grava, empedrar
Nounsgravelrock fragments and pebbles
English > gravel: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningBe a mystery or bewildering to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, amaze, dumbfound
Narrowerelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
riddleSet a difficult problem or riddle
stump, mix upCause to be perplexed or confounded
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishasombrar, confundir, desconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, sorprender
Catalandesconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar

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