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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
lemon
Definition:
A well- known acid fruit of the orange kind.

Synonyms:

adjective
buff
bare, blonde, canary, ecru, light brown, ochre, straw, tan, tawny, yellow-brown, yellowish, nude.
faulty
adulterated, amiss, awry, bad, blamable, blemished, botched, broken, cracked, damaged, debased, defective, deficient, distorted, erroneous, fallacious, fallible, false, flawed, frail, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, inexact, injured, insufficient, invalid, lame, leaky, maimed, malformed, malfunctioning, marred, out of order, rank, sick, tainted, unfit, unreliable, unretentive, unsound, warped, weak, wrong, below par.
imperfect
disfigured, faulty, immature, limited, low, minus, partial, patchy, rudimentary, sketchy, undeveloped, unfinished, vicious, schlocky, two-bit, bottom-of-barrel, few bugs, two bit, junk*, garbage*, bottom of barrel.
inadequate
barren, depleted, dry, feeble, impotent, inappreciable, inapt, incapable, incommensurate, incompetent, inconsiderable, insubstantial, lacking, lousy, meager, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, poor, scanty, scarce, short, skimpy, small, spare, sparse, sterile, stunted, too little, unequal, unproductive, unqualified, bush-league, Stinted, found wanting, not enough, glitch*, thin*, lame*, shy*, sketchy*.
inferior
good-for-nothing, middling, tawdry, poorer, most inferior, low-grade, substandard, low-rent, low-quality.
second-class
second-class, second class.
substandard
SUBPAR., below standard.
yellow
amber, buff, buttery, canary, champagne, chartreuse, crocus, dandelion, ecru, fallow, gilded, gold, golden, goldenrod, honey, jasmine, jaundiced, maize, mustard, primrose, saffron, sallow, sandy, straw, sulfur, sunny, sunshine, tawny, yellow, Aurin, Flaxen, Xanthic, Cream-colored, honey-colored, citron, creamy.
noun
automobile
auto, buggy, bus, compact, convertible, crate, four-wheeler, go-cart, hardtop, hatchback, jalopy, junker, lemon, limousine, oil burner, passenger car, pickup truck, sedan, sports car, station wagon, subcompact, taxi, transportation, truck, tub, van, wheels, Motor car, gas guzzler, clunker, bucket of bolts, ride*, bug*, wreck*, heap*.
citrus fruit
food.
cognition
lemon.
colors
aqua, aquamarine, biscuit, black, blackness, blue, bronze, brown.
disappointment
blind alley, blow, blunder, bummer, bust, calamity, defeat, disaster, discouragement, downer, downfall, drag, dud, error, false alarm, faux pas, fiasco, fizzle, flash in the pan, impasse, inefficacy, miscalculation, mischance, misfortune, mishap, mistake, obstacle, setback, slip, washout, errors, bringdown, bitter pill, old one-two, faux pas*.
dud
bomb, debacle, loser.
failure
abortion, bankruptcy, botch, breakdown, bungle, checkmate, collapse, decay, decline, deficiency, deficit, deterioration, dud, failing, faux pas, frustration, implosion, inadequacy, insolvency, loss, mess, misadventure, miscarriage, misstep, nonfeasance, nonperformance, overthrow, rout, rupture, stalemate, stoppage, turkey, wreck, Unsuccess, failings, nonsuccess, unsuccessfulness, Non-performance, lead balloon, non-success, sinking ship, total loss, false step.
flop
nonstarter.
food
lemon.
fruit
banana, berry, blackberry, blueberry, cantaloupe, casaba melon, cranberry, currant, date, fruit, gooseberry, grape, grapefruit, guava, loganberry, mango, melon, nectarine, olive, passion fruit, pineapple, plum, pomegranate, prune, raisin, raspberry, strawberry, tamarind, tangerine, watermelon.
fruits
ackee, bilberry, black currant, beefsteak tomato, blood orange.
inferior
also-ran, dud, failure, flop, has-been, inferior, loser, nonstarter, reject, second, second fiddle, subaltern, subordinate, turkey, underachiever, underdog, underling, second banana, born loser.
lemon
Citrus Limon, failure, flop, gamboge, junk, lemon tree, lemon yellow, maize, reject, stinker, piece of junk.
tree
acacia, alder, almond, apple, apricot, ash, aspen, avocado, balsa, balsam, banyan, beech, birch, breadfruit, butternut, cashew, cassia, cedar, cherry, chestnut, citron, coconut, cottonwood, cypress, dogwood, ebony, elder, elm, eucalyptus, fig, fir, gum, hickory, ironwood, juniper, larch, laurel, lime, linden, locust, magnolia, mahogany, mangrove, maple, mimosa, mountain ash, mulberry, oak, orange, palm, papaya, peach, pear, pecan, pine, poplar, quince, redwood, rosewood, sandalwood, sequoia, spruce, sycamore, tamarack, teak, tree, walnut, weeping willow, willow, yew.
yellow
bisque, chrome, creamer, saffron, sand, sander, sands, Ivories, CHROMES, blonds, bisques, tawnies.
noun, adjective
yellow
xanthous.
Examples of usage:
  1. Add, by degrees, the essence of lemon and spice. – Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Leslie
  2. " Lemon for me, if you please, Aunt Wealthy," replied Lottie. – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  3. They have an odour which resembles that of the lemon. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  4. Hot water, sugar, 'n' jest a little shavin' of lemon- skin in it,- skin, mind you, none o' your juice; take it off thin,- shape of one of them flat curls the factory- girls wear on the sides of their foreheads. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. The bride looked excited and happy, colour burned scarlet in her cheeks, under her outrageous hat; she wore a brown travelling gown, and the lemon- coloured gloves that were popular in that day. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris

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