(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. crackle, rapping, pop, crack, report, clap, smack; vigor, pep, verve, dash, élan; smartness, spruceness, crispness; spell (of weather); informal, sinecure, cinch, soft job. —v. break, crack, crackle; knock, rap, tap; snarl, bark, scold; bite, nip. See disjunction, discourtesy, sound, brittleness.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Fastener]
Syn. clasp, fastening, catch; see fastener .
2. [*Cinch]
Syn. easy job, ease, no problem, breeze.
Syn. catch, clasp, lock; see close 4 , fasten 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. crack crackle, pop.
2. *cinch *child's play, *breeze, no problem, *walk on the beach.
3. fastener clip, buckle, catch.
1. crack crackle, pop, click.
2. collapse break, crack, fracture, burst, give way.
3. bite nip, lunge at.
4. lash out yell, bark, roar, shout, scream.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To make a light, sharp noise: clack, click. See SOUNDS. 2. To make a sudden sharp, explosive noise: bang, bark, clap, crack, pop1. See SOUNDS. 3. To give way mentally and emotionally: break (down), collapse, crack. Informal: crack up, fold. See EXPLOSION. 4. To grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws: catch, nip1, snatch, strike. See REACH. 5. To speak abruptly and sharply: bark, snarl1. Idioms: bite someone's head off, snap someone's head (or nose) off. See WORDS. 6. To move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion: jerk, lurch, twitch, wrench, yank. See MOVE, PUSH. II noun 1. A light, sharp noise: clack, click. See SOUNDS. 2. A sudden sharp, explosive noise: bang, bark, clap, crack, explosion, pop1, rat-a-tat-tat, report. See SOUNDS. 3. A sudden motion, such as a pull: jerk, lurch, tug, twitch, wrench, yank. See MOVE, PUSH. 4. Informal. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness: dash, punch, starch, verve, vigor, vigorousness, vim, vitality. Idiom: vim and vigor. See ACTION, TIRED. 5. An easily accomplished task: child's play, cinch, pushover, walkaway, walkover. Informal: breeze. Slang: duck soup. See EASY. III adjective 1. Spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought: ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, spur-of-the-moment, unrehearsed. Informal: off-the-cuff. See PREPARED. 2. Informal. Posing no difficulty: easy, effortless, facile, simple, smooth. Idioms: easy as ABC, easy as falling off a log, easy as one-two-three, easy as pie, like taking candy from a baby, nothing to it. See EASY.

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