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30 Words That Start With ZI

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zidovudine (noun) an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow Synonyms: ZDV, Retrovir, AZT
zig (noun) an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions Synonyms: zag, zigzag
zigadene (noun) any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous Synonyms: death camas
ziggurat (noun) a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians Synonyms: zikkurat, zikurat
zigzag (verb) travel along a zigzag path Synonyms: crank
(adverb) in a zigzag course or on a zigzag path
(noun) an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions Synonyms: zag, zig
(adjective) having short sharp turns or angles Synonyms: zig-zag
zigzaggedness (noun) The state or quality of being zigzagged or alternating directions sharply.
zikkurat (noun) a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians Synonyms: ziggurat, zikurat
zikurat (noun) a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians Synonyms: ziggurat, zikkurat
zilch (noun) a quantity of no importance; thing (object:), singular, negative pronoun; pronoun, thing, singular; quantifier: negative existential Synonyms: naught, zero, zip, cipher, cypher, zippo, nada, nil, nix, nothing, null, goose egg, aught
zill (noun) one of a pair of small metallic cymbals worn on the thumb and middle finger; used in belly dancing in rhythm with the dance
zillion (adjective) very large indeterminate number
(noun) a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole) Synonyms: jillion, million, gazillion, bazillion, billion, trillion
zinc (noun) a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende Synonyms: Zn, atomic number 30
(verb) coat or cover with zinc
zinfandel (noun) dry fruity red wine from California
zing (noun) a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound
(noun) the activeness of an energetic personality Synonyms: dynamism, pizzaz, pizzazz, oomph
zinger (noun) a striking or amusing or caustic remark
zinkenite (noun) a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony)
zinnia (noun) any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads Synonyms: old maid, old maid flower
zinnwaldite (noun) a mica containing iron and lithium
zip (verb) close with a zipper Synonyms: zip up, zipper
(verb) move very fast Synonyms: hurry, speed, travel rapidly
(noun) a quantity of no importance; thing (object:), singular, negative pronoun; pronoun, thing, singular; quantifier: negative existential Synonyms: naught, zero, cipher, cypher, zilch, zippo, nada, nil, nix, nothing, null, goose egg, aught
(noun) forceful exertion Synonyms: energy, vigor, vigour
(noun) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab Synonyms: zip fastener, zipper, slide fastener
zipper (noun) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab Synonyms: zip, zip fastener, slide fastener
(verb) close with a zipper Synonyms: zip, zip up
zippo (noun) a quantity of no importance; thing (object:), singular, negative pronoun; pronoun, thing, singular; quantifier: negative existential Synonyms: naught, zero, zip, cipher, cypher, zilch, nada, nil, nix, nothing, null, goose egg, aught
zippy (adjective) quick and energetic Synonyms: rattling, merry, snappy, spanking, alert, brisk, lively
(adjective) marked by lively action Synonyms: peppy, spirited, bouncing, bouncy
zircon (noun) a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent Synonyms: zirconium silicate
zirconia (noun) a white crystalline oxide; used in refractories and in insulation and abrasives and enamels and glazes Synonyms: zirconium dioxide, zirconium oxide
zirconium (noun) a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon Synonyms: Zr, atomic number 40
zit (noun) a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne Synonyms: hickey, pimple
zither (noun) a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers Synonyms: zithern, cither
zithern (noun) a musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers Synonyms: zither, cither
ziti (noun) medium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces
zizz (noun) a buzzing or whizzing sound
(noun) a nap

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