III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

I. MATTER IN GENERAL

Levity.

[Antonyms: gravity.]

[Nouns] levity; lightness; imponderability, buoyancy, volatility.

feather, dust, mote, down, thistle, down, flue, cobweb, gossamer, straw, cork, bubble, balloon; float, buoy; ether, air.

leaven, ferment, barm, yeast.

[Verbs] be light; float, rise, swim, be buoyed up.

render light; lighten, leaven.

[Adjectives] light, subtile, airy; imponderous, imponderable; astatic, weightless, ethereal, sublimated; gossamery; suberose, suberous; uncompressed, volatile; buoyant, floating; portable.

light as a feather, light as a thistle, light as air.

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