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coitional

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nonconcurrently

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abortional

Pertaining to abortion; miscarrying; abortive. Carlyle.

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illegalize

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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oppugn

  • verb challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
    call into question; question.
    • We must question your judgment in this matter

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conventical

Of or from, or pertaining to, a convent. "Conventical wages." Sterne.

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nonassertive

  • adjective satellite not aggressively self-assured, though not necessarily lacking in confidence
    • she was quiet and nonassertive as she took control

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revocatory

Of or pertaining to revocation; tending to, or involving, a revocation; revoking; recalling.

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synergically

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tenacy

Tenaciousness; obstinacy. Obs. Barrow.

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sublative

Having power, or tending, to take away. R. Harris.

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inquisitorial

  • adjective especially indicating a form of prosecution in which proceedings are secret and the accused is questioned by a prosecutor who acts also as the judge
  • adjective satellite marked by inquisitive interest; especially suggestive of an ecclesiastical inquisitor
    • the press was inquisitorial to the point of antagonism
    • a practical police force with true inquisitorial talents"- Waldo Frank

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hallmark

  • noun a distinctive characteristic or attribute
    earmark; trademark; stylemark.
  • noun a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    authentication; assay-mark.

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criminalise

  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; outlaw; illegalize.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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tightwire

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composite

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    complex.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

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octennial

Happening every eighth year; also, lasting a period of eight years. Johnson. -- Oc*ten"ni*al*ly, adv.

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rescissory

Tending to rescind; rescinding.
To pass a general act rescissory (as it was called), annulling all the Parliaments that had been held since the year 1633. Bp. Burnet.

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severality

Each particular taken singly; distinction. Obs. Bp. Hall.

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trustworthy

  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trusty.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion
  • adjective satellite taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations
    • trustworthy public servants

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rodenticide

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antisocial

  • adjective satellite shunning contact with others; just shy"
    • standoffish and antisocial
    • he's not antisocial
  • adjective satellite hostile to or disruptive of normal standards of social behavior
    asocial.
    • criminal behavior or conduct that violates the rights of other individuals is antisocial
    • crimes...and other asocial behavior
    • an antisocial deed

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expatriate

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    exile; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • verb expel from a country
    exile; deport.
    • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions

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nonrational

  • adjective satellite not based on reason
    • there is a great deal that is nonrational in modern culture
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    visceral; intuitive.

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unsocial

  • adjective not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions
    • the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors

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exscind

To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow.
The second presbytery of Philadelphia was also exscinded by that Assembly. Am. Cyc.

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amorally

  • adverb without regard for morality
    immorally.
    • he acted immorally when his own interests were at stake

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teeterboard

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board.

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reauthorizes

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barratrous

(Law) Tainter with, or constituting, barratry. -- Bar"ra*trous*ly, adv. Kent.

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unethically

  • adverb in an unethical manner
    • he behaved unethically

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volstead

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curative

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    remedy; cure; therapeutic.
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; sanative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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dramshop

A shop or barroom where spirits are sold by the dram.

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concerted

  • adjective satellite involving the joint activity of two or more
    conjunct; cooperative; conjunctive.
    • concerted action
    • the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind
    • the conjunctive focus of political opposition
    • a cooperative effort
    • a united effort
    • joint military activities
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
    concert.

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presynaptically

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rescission

  • noun (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made
    recission.
    • recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent

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immorally

  • adverb without regard for morality
    amorally.
    • he acted immorally when his own interests were at stake

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septennial

Lasting or continuing seven years; as, septennial parliaments.

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intelligential

Of or pertaining to the intelligence; exercising or implying understanding; intellectual. "With act intelligential." Milton.

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preemptive

  • adjective satellite designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
    pre-emptive.
    • a preemptive business offer

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altruistically

  • adverb in an altruistic manner
    selflessly.
    • he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress

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toxical

Of or pertaining to poison; poisonous; as, toxic medicines.

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wiretap

  • noun the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
    tap.
  • verb tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    intercept; tap; bug.
    • The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy
    • Is this hotel room bugged?

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antinarcotic

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antagonistically

  • adverb in an antagonistic manner
    • he behaves antagonistically toward his colleagues

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synergistically

  • adverb (of group) in a synergistic or cooperative manner
  • adverb (of drugs or muscles) in a synergistic or interactive manner

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bakeshop

  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakehouse; bakery.

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unprofessional

  • adjective not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession
    • described in unprofessional language so that high school students could understand it
    • was censured for unprofessional conduct
    • unprofessional repairs

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antimonopoly

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antitrust.

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decriminalise

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalise; legalize; legitimise; legitimate; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized

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imperate

Done by express direction; not involuntary; communded. Obs.
Those imperate acts, wherein we see the empire of the soul. Sir M. Hale.

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egoistical

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistic; self-centred.

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amendatory

  • adjective satellite effecting amendment
    • added amendatory phrases to the text

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legalise

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalize; legitimise; legitimate; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized

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kingly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kinglike.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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criminalize

  • verb treat as a criminal
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    illegalise; outlaw; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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cohesive

  • adjective satellite causing cohesion
    • a cohesive agent
  • adjective satellite cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated
    • a cohesive organization

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severalty

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; separateness; distinctness.
  • noun exclusive individual ownership

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accountable

  • adjective satellite liable to account for one's actions
    • governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves
    • fully accountable for what they did
    • the court held the parents answerable for their minor child's acts of vandalism
    • he was answerable to no one

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remedial

  • adjective satellite tending or intended to rectify or improve
    • a remedial reading course
    • remedial education
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; healing; sanative; curative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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judicative

Having power to judge; judicial; as, the judicative faculty. Hammond.

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collegial

  • adjective characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
    • collegial harmony
    • a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management"- Merle Fainsod
  • adjective of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
    collegiate.
    • collegiate living
    • collegiate attitudes
    • collegiate clothes

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comitatus

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disobediently

  • adverb in a disobedient manner
    • he went ahead disobediently and did what his supervisor had warned him not to do

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onanistic

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assertory

Affirming; maintaining.
Arguments . . . assertory, not probatory. Jer. Taylor.
An assertory, not a promissory, declaration. Bentham.
A proposition is assertory, when it enounces what is known as actual. Sir W. Hamilton.

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executive

  • noun a person responsible for the administration of a business
    executive director.
  • noun persons who administer the law

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conventicle

  • noun a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    meetinghouse.

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vandalistic

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immaturely

  • adverb in an immature manner
    jejunely.
    • his teenage son still behaves very immaturely

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unneighborly

  • adjective satellite not exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
    unneighbourly.

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obstructively

  • adverb in an obstructive manner
    hinderingly.
    • he acted very obstructively when we tried to carry out our project

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institutive

Tending or intended to institute; having the power to establish. Barrow.

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subserviently

  • adverb in an obsequious manner
    obsequiously; servilely.
    • she acts obsequiously toward her boss

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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discretional

  • adjective satellite having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment
    discretionary.
    • The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds

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undemocratically

  • adverb in an undemocratic manner
    • undemocratically, he made all the important decisions without his colleagues

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collusive

  • adjective satellite acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    conniving.

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unoperative

Producing no effect; inoperative. Obs. South.

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disloyally

  • adverb without loyalty; in a disloyal manner
    • his men acted disloyally and betrayed him in the end

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indeliberate

Done without deliberation; unpremeditated. Obs. -- In`de*lib"er*ate*ly, adv. Obs.

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opportunistically

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rake

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rip; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    slant; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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multiplicatively

  • adverb in a multiplicative manner
    • the errors increased multiplicatively

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patricidal

Of or pertaining to patricide; parricidal.

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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lawlessly

  • adverb in an illegal manner
    illegally; illicitly.
    • they dumped the waste illegally

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preempt

  • noun a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
    pre-empt; preemptive bid.
  • verb acquire for oneself before others can do so

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vitalization

  • noun the state of being vitalized and filled with life
    vitalisation.

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unfaithfully

  • adverb in an unfaithful undependable unreliable manner
    unreliably; undependably.

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tortious

  • adjective of or pertaining to the nature of a tort
    • tortious acts

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inimical

  • adjective satellite not friendly
    unfriendly.
    • an unfriendly act of aggression
    • an inimical critic

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foolish

  • adjective devoid of good sense or judgment
    • foolish remarks
    • a foolish decision
  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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virtuously

  • adverb in a moral manner
    morally.
    • he acted morally under the circumstances
  • adverb in a chaste and virtuous manner
    chastely.
    • she lived chastely

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gamogenetic

(Biol.) Relating to gamogenesis. -- Gam`o*ge*net"ic*al*ly, adv.

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dishonourably

  • adverb in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree
    shamefully; ignominiously; ingloriously; disgracefully; discreditably; dishonorably.
    • his grades were disgracefully low

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potman

  • noun a worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
    potboy.

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beneficent

  • adjective doing or producing good
    • the most beneficent regime in history
  • adjective satellite generous in assistance to the poor
    benevolent; eleemosynary; philanthropic.
    • a benevolent contributor
    • eleemosynary relief
    • philanthropic contributions

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nonimportation

Want or failure of importation; a not importing of commodities.

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repressive

  • adjective satellite restrictive of action
    repressing; inhibitory.
    • a repressive regime
    • an overly strict and inhibiting discipline

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delude

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    cozen; lead on; deceive.

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effeminate

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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