Week 5 – AIC – Thesaurian

[This is a reference, for completeness – feel free to skip ahead…]

boomerang back
come back rear
return end
rebound tail end
spring back heel
resile stern
bounce back posterior
recoil breech
reverse buttocks
backfire rump
backlash fundament
come home to roost hindquarters
ricochet. (of animals) loins
(horse) croup
(of the neck) nape
(of the neck) scruff
(of the head) Anat. occiput
reverse
reverse side
other side
flip side.
spine
vertebrae
backbone. See backbone
break [s.o.’s] back bankrupt
ruin
wipe out
Inf. break
Sl. bust
(usu. financially) cripple
defeat
vanquish
overcome
crush.
flat on one’s back helplessetc, etc…
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