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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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Challenge Cup winners Warrington were brought back down to earth with a heavy 40-16 defeat at Hull KR yesterday to leave themselves perilously close to missing out on the playoffs, while Wakefield beat Catalans 34-20.
Clearly not too disheartened after being brought back down to earth by Bartoli, Cavaday remains confident her exploits in Birmingham will be good enough to gain a wildcard entry into next week's Eastbourne competition before she turns her thoughts to Wimbledon.
Dalton's hopes were raised when Daniel Lockwood fired home the equaliser 10 minutes after the re-start (1-1) and within 5 minutes Brandon Smith had fired them into the lead, but they were quickly brought back down to earth when David rose to meet a corner and steered a superb header into the top corner to level the scores again.
HIGH-FLYING Everton were brought back down to earth at the weekend - by a nerve-jangling flight to the West Country.
ENGLAND star Dan Luger was yesterday brought back down to earth with a bump following his try-scoring exploits against Wales - by being picked in Harlequins' second team.
Back in April Livingston were on their way to the top flight for the first time in their history but were brought back down to earth when high-flying Hibs hammered them 3-0 in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup, top.
Smethwick were brought back down to earth with a 1-1 draw at Heath Hayes, Andy Marlow putting Hayes ahead after 15 minutes before Jade replied.
The Breitling Orbiter 2 was brought back down to earth yesterday morning by the three-man crew, including British engineer Andy Elson, who were said to be disappointed not to have achieved their aim.
Chapoturgeon was expected to make a winning debut in the beginners' chase over 2m11/2f, but things rarely run smoothly in this game, and after a couple of notable highs, Nicholls and Walsh were brought back down to earth with a bang when the grey missed the thirdlast fence, taking a heavy fall.
But they were brought back down to earth just before the break when Jacombs' shot crept in through keeper Ben Pollard's hands and when Jeff Grace beat the Diggle offside trap it was 3-3.
Fresh from a fabulous 4-1 win over second-placed Bromsgrove Rovers, the Scholars were quickly brought back down to earth with a 1-0 defeat.
Phillip was brought back down to earth pretty quickly by his mum, though.
But Charles was soon brought back down to Earth on his fourday tour of Japan.
Hull supporters will be on cloud nine after watching their team collect four points from their opening two matches, but they could brought back down to earth this afternoon.