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mixture

Roget category 41

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.3. Conjunctive quantity

#41. [Forming a whole without coherence.] Mixture

noun

mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtioncommixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimonyjunction etc. 43combination etc. 48miscegenation.
impregnationinfusion, diffusion suffusion, transfusioninfiltrationseasoning, sprinkling, interlardinginterpolationetc. 228 adulteration, sophistication.
[Thing mixed] tinge, tincture, touch, dash, smack, sprinkling, spice, seasoning, infusion, soupcon.
[Compound resulting from mixture] alloy, amalgambrass, chowchow, pewtermagma, half-and-half, melange, tertium quid [Lat.], miscellany, ambigu, medley, mess, hotchpot, pasticcio, patchwork, odds and ends, all sortsjumble etc. (disorder) 59salad, sauce, mash, omnium gatherum [Lat.], gallimaufry, olla-podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri, Noah's ark, caldron texture, mingled yarnmosaic etc. (variegation) 440.
half-blood, half-caste.
mulattoterceron, quarteron, quinteron &c. — quadroon, octoroongriffo, zambocafuzoEurasianfustee, fustiegriffe, ladino, marabou, mestee, mestizo, quintroon, sacatra zebrule [Lat.]catalocross, hybrid, mongrel.

verb

mixjoin etc. 43combine etc. 48commix, immix, intermixmix up with, minglecommingle, intermingle, bemingleshuffle etc. (derange) 61pound togetherhash up, stir upknead, brewimpregnate withinterlard etc. (interpolate) 228intertwine, interweave etc. 219associate withmiscegenate.
be mixed &c. — get among, be entangled with.
instill, imbueinfuse, suffuse, transfuseinfiltrate, dash, tinge, tincture, season, sprinkle, besprinkle, attemper, medicate, blend, crossalloy, amalgamate, compound, adulterate, sophisticate, infect.

adjective

mixed etc. v. — implex, composite, half-and-half, linsey-woolsey, chowchow, hybrid, mongrel, heterogeneousmotley etc. (variegated) 440miscellaneous, promiscuous, indiscriminatemiscible.

adverb

among, amongst, amid, amidstwithin the midst of, in the crowd.



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