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Synonyms for earth

Synonyms for earth

the celestial body where humans live

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Synonyms for earth

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell)

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once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife

a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

hide in the earth like a hunted animal

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connect to the earth

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That didn't stop him basking in the thrill of winning his first title medal - although he was soon brought back down to earth.
AFTER recording opening day victories, promoted pair Moby Grape and Thornaby Cricket Club were both brought back down to earth with a bump in the Premier League.
Townsend excelled on loan at QPR last season, scoring twice in 12 impressive appearances, but he was brought back down to earth this summer when he was banned for four months - three of which were suspended - after breaking betting rules.
Ahed, who have been brought back down to earth following a rather auspicious start to the season, play second from bottom Shabab al Ghazieh knowing a win would revive their stuttering title aspirations.
CRAIG BENSON reckons he will be brought back down to earth at Edinburgh University after his moment of Olympic fame.
Fox stars as wealthy, brash luxury car dealer Jonathan Donald, who's brought back down to earth with an almighty bump when he's found guilty of drink-driving and ordered to do community service at The Moonbeam Club, a support organisation for young adults with social and behavioural difficulties, run by the recently widowed Laura (Sarah Smart).
I'm from a pretty rough area in London, so working in Malibu was a dream - but then I got brought back down to earth," she added.
HOW strange things turn out - once again the might of the developed world is brought back down to earth with a bump.
Summary: Theo Walcott netted a hat-trick as Premier League new boys Blackpool were brought back down to earth with a 6-0 thrashing at Arsenal.
Newcastle United 3 Scunthorpe United 0 CHRIS Hughton hailed his irresistible Newcastle United side for brushing aside Scun-thorpe United last night - but warned they would be brought back down to earth with a bump if they take promotion for granted.
Matchup: The Kings (10-5-2) were brought back down to earth Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Nashville at Staples Center.
Dubai: England were brought back down to Earth with a bang following their Emirates Airline London Sevens triumph last weekend.
CARDIFF & UWIC were brought back down to earth with an almighty thump on Saturday with a 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Slazenger League Western Conference rivals Bournville.
Although the market was clearly pleased with the better-than-expected bank earnings reports, investors were brought back down to earth by results from Google Inc.
The Frenchman, who has dominated world rallying for the last two years, has been brought back down to earth this year by the form of Ford and Marcus GrUnholm.