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antiputrefactive

Counteracting, or preserving from, putrefaction; antiseptic.

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omniformity

The condition or quality of having every form. Dr. H. More.

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redhibitory

(Civil Law) Of or pertaining to redhibition; as, a redhibitory action or fault.

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airbrush

  • noun an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
  • verb paint with an airbrush
    • The old car looks like new now that we airbrushed it

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diagram

  • noun a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
  • verb make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
    plot.

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coercitive

Coercive. "Coercitive power in laws." Jer. Taylor.

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cilial

  • adjective of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
    ciliate; ciliary.

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capillaire

A sirup prepared from the maiden-hair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.

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corrasive

Corrosive. Obs.
Corrasive sores which eat into the flesh. Holland.

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replay

  • noun something (especially a game) that is played again
    rematch.
  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    instant replay; action replay.

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prosecutive

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accrue

  • verb grow by addition
    • The interest accrues
  • verb come into the possession of
    fall.
    • The house accrued to the oldest son

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revocatory

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

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deselects

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petitory

Petitioning; soliciting; supplicating. Sir W. Hamilton. Burrill.

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antispastic

(Med.) (a) Believed to cause a revulsion of fluids or of humors from one part to another. Obs. (b) Counteracting spasms; antispasmodic. -- n. An antispastic agent.

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dispensability

  • noun the quality possessed by something that you can get along without
    dispensableness.

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paulian

(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Paul of Samosata, a bishop of Antioch in the third century, who was deposed for denying the divinity of Christ.

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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vasodilative

  • noun a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
    vasodilator.

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repertoire

  • noun the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
    repertory.
    • the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism
    • has a large repertory of dialects and characters
  • noun a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
    repertory.

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spasmolytic

  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    antispasmodic; antispasmodic agent.

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blockbuster

  • noun a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)
  • noun an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
    smash hit; megahit.

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reciprocatory

  • adjective satellite given or done or owed to each other
    reciprocative.
  • adjective satellite moving alternately backward and forward
    reciprocative.

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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negatory

Expressing denial; belonging to negation; negative. Carlyle.

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grouper

  • noun flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
  • noun usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas

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eradicative

Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.

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rongeur

(Surg.) An instrument for removing small rough portions of bone.

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interceptive

Intercepting or tending to intercept. interceptor n. one that intercepts, esp. a fast-climbing high-speed combat airplane for defense against attacking airplanes; also, a missile which intercepts and destroys incoming missiles or airplanes. Also spelt intercepter. [MW10]

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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galactopoietic

(Med.) Increasing the flow of milk; milk-producing. -- n. A galactopoietic substance.

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disadvantage

  • noun the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  • verb put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
    disfavor; disfavour.
    • This rule clearly disadvantages me

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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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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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spectacular

  • noun a lavishly produced performance
    • they put on a Christmas spectacular
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    dramatic; striking.
    • a dramatic sunset
    • a dramatic pause
    • a spectacular display of northern lights
    • it was a spectacular play
    • his striking good looks always created a sensation

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wristy

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stigmatize

  • verb to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
    stigmatise; brand; denounce; mark.
    • He denounced the government action
    • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock
  • verb mark with a stigma or stigmata
    stigmatise.
    • They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress

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foresightful

  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farseeing; farsighted; long; prospicient; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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alert

  • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
    qui vive.
    • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alerting.

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parasiticidal

  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; anthelminthic.

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lawsuit

  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; suit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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antizymotic

(Med.) Preventing fermentation or decomposition. -- n. An agent so used.

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allege

  • verb report or maintain
    aver; say.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money

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hydrotropic

(Bot.) Turning or bending towards moisture, as roots.

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viricidal

  • adjective tending to destroy viruses
    virucidal.

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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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mitigative

  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    lenitive; mitigatory; alleviative; alleviatory; palliative.

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airbrush

  • noun an atomizer to spray paint by means of compressed air
  • verb paint with an airbrush
    • The old car looks like new now that we airbrushed it

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plasticise

  • verb become plastic, as by having a plasticizer added
    plasticize.
  • verb make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
    plasticize.
    • plasticized PVC

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abrade

  • verb wear away
    corrade; rub off; abrase; rub down.
  • verb rub hard or scrub
    scour.
    • scour the counter tops

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mitigatory

  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    lenitive; mitigative; alleviative; alleviatory; palliative.

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replay

  • noun something (especially a game) that is played again
    rematch.
  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    instant replay; action replay.

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transeunt

  • adjective of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
    transient.

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lawsuit

  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; suit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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vindicatory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retributory; retaliatory; retributive; relatiative.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye
  • adjective satellite given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts
    retributory; retributive.
    • retributive justice

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shotgun

  • noun firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
    scattergun.

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performable

Admitting of being performed, done, or executed; practicable.

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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diastasic

Pertaining to, or consisting of, diastase; as, diastasic ferment.

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dislodge

  • verb remove or force out from a position
    free.
    • The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums
    • He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble
  • verb change place or direction
    reposition; shift.
    • Shift one's position

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aspiratory

Of or pertaining to breathing; suited to the inhaling of air

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fuze

  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuse; fuzee; primer; priming.

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ideomotor

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cognizable

  • adjective capable of being known
    cognoscible; cognisable; knowable.

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recommence

  • verb cause to start anew
    • The enemy recommenced hostilities after a few days of quiet
  • verb begin again
    • we recommenced his reading after a short nap

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lipotropic

  • adjective satellite having an affinity for lipids
    lipophilic.

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unfold

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; blossom out; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity
  • verb open to the view
    • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

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anticoagulating

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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suds

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; lather.
  • noun a dysphemism for beer (especially for lager that effervesces)

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jeopardize

  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops
  • verb put at risk
    stake; hazard; venture; adventure.
    • I will stake my good reputation for this

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biocidal

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mapping

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; map.
  • noun (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
    chromosome mapping.

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antiadrenergic

  • adjective relating to blocking or reducing adrenergic effects in the body

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supinate

  • verb turn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out (the leg)

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tantra

  • noun any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind
  • noun doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet
    Tantrism.

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ozonize

  • verb convert (oxygen) into ozone
    ozonise.

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again

  • adverb anew
    once more; once again; over again.
    • she tried again
    • they rehearsed the scene again

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fungitoxic

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revolver

  • noun a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
    six-shooter; six-gun.
  • noun a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
    revolving door.

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herbicidal

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footage

  • noun film that has been shot
    • they had stock footage of lightning, tornados, and hurricanes
    • he edited the news footage
  • noun a rate of charging by the linear foot of work done

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bacteriocidal

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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detain

  • verb deprive of freedom; take into confinement
    confine.
  • verb stop or halt
    delay; stay.
    • Please stay the bloodshed!

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winchester

  • noun a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
  • noun a shoulder rifle

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anticonvulsive

(Med.) Good against convulsions. J. Floyer.

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accrued

  • adjective satellite periodically accumulated over time
    accumulated.
    • accrued interest
    • accrued leave
  • verb grow by addition
    accrue.
    • The interest accrues

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virucidal

  • adjective tending to destroy viruses
    viricidal.

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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vasoconstrictive

  • noun any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
    vasoconstrictor; pressor.

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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plasticize

  • verb become plastic, as by having a plasticizer added
    plasticise.
  • verb make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
    plasticise.
    • plasticized PVC

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comport

  • verb behave well or properly
    behave.
    • The children must learn to behave
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; bear; behave; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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histolytic

(Biol.) Of or pertaining to histolysis, or the degeneration of tissues.

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onstage

  • adjective situated or taking place on the area of a stage visible to the audience
  • adverb on the stage
    • it was time for her to go onstage

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rearguard

  • noun a detachment assigned to protect the rear of a (retreating) military body

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transpire

  • verb pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    transpirate.
  • verb exude water vapor
    • plants transpire

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fruitive

Eujoying; possessing. Obs. Boyle.

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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detersive

  • adjective satellite having cleansing power
    detergent.

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uricosuric

  • adjective acting to increase the excretion of uric acid in the urine

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blockbuster

  • noun a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)
  • noun an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
    smash hit; megahit.

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paralyzant

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aplenty

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