A half-way house.

    (Verbs). To lie, come, or get between, intervene, intrude, butt in, slide in, permeate, put between, put in, interpose, interject, throw in, wedge in, thrust in, foist in, insert, intercalate, interpolate, parenthesise, interline, interleave, interlard, interdigitate, dovetail, sandwich, worm in, insinuate, obtrude 300, intersperse, infiltrate; to gag.

    (Adjectives). Interjacent, intervening, etc., intermediary, intermediate, intercalary, interstitial, parenthetical, mediterranean.

    (Adverbs). Between, betwixt, 'twixt, among, amongst, amid, amidst, midst, betwixt and between, sandwich - wise, parenthetically, between the lines.

  • Outline (Substantives), circumference, perimeter, periphery, ambit, circuit, lines, tournure, contour, profile, silhouette.
  • Zone, belt, girth, band, baldric, zodiac, cordon, girdle, cingulum, clasp, see 247.

  • Edge (Substantives), verge, brink, brow, brim, margin, border, skirt, rim, side, mouth, jaws, lip, muzzle, door, porch, portal 260, coast.
  • Frame, flounce, frill, ruffle, jabot, list, fringe, valance, edging, hem, selvedge, welt, furbelow.

    (Verbs). To border, edge, skirt, coast, verge on.

    (Adjectives). Border, marginal, coastal, skirting.

  • Circumscription (Substantives), limitation, enclosure, confinement, shutting up, circumvallation, entombment.
  • Imprisonment, incarceration 751.

    (Verbs). To circumscribe, limit, delimit, localise, bound, confine, enclose, surround 227, compass about, impound, restrict, restrain 751, shut in, shut up, lock up, bottle up, hem in, hedge in, wall in, rail in, fence, picket, pen, enfold, coop, corral, encage, cage, entomb, bury, immure, encase, pack up, seal up, wrap up 225, etc.

    (Adjectives). Circumscribed, etc., imprisoned, pent up 754.

    (Phrase). Not room to swing a cat in.

  • Enclosure (Substantives), envelope, case, box, etc. 191, pen, penfold, pound, paddock, enclave, enceinte, corral, wall, hedge, hedgerow, espalier.
  • Barrier, bar, gate, gateway, door, barricade, cordon.

    Dike (or dyke), ditch, fosse, moat.

    Fence, pale, paling, balustrade, rail, railing, hurdle, palisade, battlement, rampart, embankment, groyne, etc. 717, circumvallation, contravallation.

  • Limit (Substantives), boundary,bounds, confine, term, bourne, kerb-stone, line of demarcation, termination, stint, frontier, precinct, marches, line of circumvallation, the pillars of Hercules, the Rubicon, the turning- point, the last word, the ne plus ultra.
  • (Adjectives). Definite, conterminal, terminal, frontier.


  • Front (Substantives), face, anteriority, fore-part, front rank, foreground, van, vanguard, advanced guard, outpost, proscenium, facade, preface, frontispiece, disk.
  • Forehead, visage, physiognomy, phiz, countenance, mug, beak, rostrum, bow, stem, prow.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Bibliomania.com Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission.
See our FAQ for more details.