cinch, picnic, breeze, duck soup, child's play, no sweat.
2. comfortable, contented, satisfied, well-pleased, at ease; secure, tranquil, quiet, untroubled, relieved.
3. easygoing, carefree, casual. See - easygoing.
4. lenient, indulgent, light, undemanding, unexacting; gentle, mild, soft; unoppressive, unburdensome.
5. compliant, tractable, docile, manageable; accommodating, amenable, agreeable; complaisant, acquiescent, submissive; susceptible.
6. smooth, unconstrained, free; clear, limpid, lucid, fluent, flowing, graceful, natural, unforced; loose, un-confining, unrestricting, roomy, ample.
7. informal, casual, unceremonious, down-to-earth; unaffected, natural, homey, SI. just-folks; unreserved, unrestrained, open; suave, urbane, sophisticated.
8. leisurely, unhurried, moderate, temperate, regular, steady, even, jog trot.
easygoing, adj. 1. unworried, calm, carefree, careless, without a care in the world, nonchalant, happy-go-lucky, cheerful; unconcerned, insouciant, uninvolved, indifferent, pococurante, apathetic.
2. relaxed, laid-back, casual, placid, serene, cool, composed, unruffled, Inf. together; even-tempered, mild-tempered, unexcitable, imperturbable; patient, tolerant, understanding, uncritical, accepting,
eat, v. 1. take a meal, fare, break bread, dine, sup, lunch, breakfast, SI. put or tie on the feedbag, snack, nosh; feed, take sustenance, take in nourishment, refresh the inner man, ingest, consume; masticate, chew, munch, champ, crunch, bite, nibble; devour, tuck in, fall to, gobble up, gulp down, bolt, wolf, Inf. put away or down, Inf. pack away or in, Chiefly Brit. SI. scoff or scoff up, SI. scarf down, SI. garbage or garbage down; feast, banquet, gormandize, fress, gorge, engorge, glut, SI. pig out, SI. stuff one's face.
2. corrode, wear away, waste away, rust, decay, rot, crumble, molder; gnaw through, bore into; ravage, devastate, destroy, demolish, ruin.
3. eat one's heart out long for, hunger for, pine for, hanker after, want, desire, crave; lament, sorrow, grieve, despond.
eatable, adj. edible, comestible, esculant; dietetic. See - edible.
eater, n. diner, luncher, breakfaster, nosher, nib-bler, snacker; consumer, devourer, gorger, glutton, gourmand, Inf. pig, Inf. hog; gourmet, epicure,
eavesdrop, v. overhear, bend an ear, listen in, prick up one's ears, harken; wiretap, Inf. tap, SI. bug; prowl, pry, Inf. snoop,
eavesdropper, n. big ears, Dumbo, listener, hearer, auditor; wiretapper; gossip, Chiefly Scot. delator, Paul Pry, Peeping Tom, spy, Inf. snooper,
ebb, n. 1. reflux, refluence, flowing back, receding, recession, retrocession; outflow, outflux; ebb tide, low tide, low water, neap tide, neap.
2. decline, wane, fall-off, subsidence; decay, erosion, wasting away, dying out, weakening, falling; deterioration, degeneration, regression, retrogression.
3. lowest point, nadir, rock bottom; worst possible state, SI. the pits.
-v. 4. recede, retire, flow back, withdraw, draw back, retrocede; subside, abate, fall away, fall back.
5. decline, sink, flag, droop, wane; decay, deteriorate, degenerate, crumble, wither, shrivel; languish, fade away, waste away; decrease, dwindle, die out, Inf. peter out.
ebony, n. 1. black, jet, ink, coal, pitch, soot, charcoal.