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oxygenate

  • verb impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
    oxygenise; aerate; oxygenize.
    • oxygenate blood

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vindicable

Capable of being vindicated. -- Vin`di*ca*bil"i*ty n.

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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perfuse

  • verb force a fluid through (a body part or tissue)
    • perfuse a liver with a salt solution
  • verb cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    suffuse.
    • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color

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theorise

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; hypothesize; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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theorise

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; hypothesize; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

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conceptualise

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualize.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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theorize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb construct a theory about
    • Galileo theorized the motion of the stars

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opacify

  • verb make opaque
    • The glass was opacified more greater privacy
  • verb become opaque
    • the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind

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cater

  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
  • verb supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets

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decompress

  • verb restore to its uncompressed form
    uncompress.
    • decompress data
  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; depressurise.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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function

  • 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)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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decontaminate

  • verb rid of contamination
    • The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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sedate

  • verb cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
    tranquilize; tranquillize; calm; tranquillise.
    • The patient must be sedated before the operation
  • adjective satellite characterized by dignity and propriety
    staid.

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cope

  • noun brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
    coping; header.
  • noun a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions

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remunerated

  • adjective satellite receiving or eligible for compensation
    salaried; compensated; stipendiary.
    • salaried workers
    • a stipendiary magistrate
  • verb make payment to; compensate
    compensate; recompense; remunerate.
    • My efforts were not remunerated

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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replete

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    satiate; sate; fill.
    • I am sated
  • adjective satellite filled to satisfaction with food or drink
    full.
    • a full stomach

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conceptualize

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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decompress

  • verb restore to its uncompressed form
    uncompress.
    • decompress data
  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; depressurise.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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dependant

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependent.
  • adjective satellite contingent on something else
    dependent; qualified.

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cope

  • noun brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
    coping; header.
  • noun a long cloak; worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions

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safeguard

  • noun a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    guard; precaution.
    • he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
    • an insurance policy is a good safeguard
    • we let our guard down
  • noun a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
    safe-conduct.

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remunerate

  • verb make payment to; compensate
    compensate; recompense.
    • My efforts were not remunerated

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parented

  • adjective having a parent or parents or cared for by parent surrogates
  • verb bring up
    parent; nurture; bring up; raise; rear.
    • raise a family
    • bring up children

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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perform

  • verb carry out or perform an action
    do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
  • verb perform a function
    • Who will perform the wedding?

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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compensated

  • adjective satellite receiving or eligible for compensation
    salaried; remunerated; stipendiary.
    • salaried workers
    • a stipendiary magistrate
  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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restock

  • verb stock again
    • He restocked his land with pheasants

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rearm

  • verb arm again
    • After the war, the defeated country was not rearmed by the victors
  • verb arm anew
    re-arm.
    • After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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iodized

  • adjective treated with iodine
    iodinated; iodised.
    • iodized salt
  • verb treat with iodine
    iodize; iodise.
    • iodize salt

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functioning

  • noun process or manner of functioning or operating
    performance; operation.
    • the power of its engine determines its operation
    • the plane's operation in high winds
    • they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    • the jet's performance conformed to high standards
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run; operate.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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reciprocate

  • verb act, feel, or give mutually or in return
    • We always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!
  • verb alternate the direction of motion of
    • the engine reciprocates the propeller

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verbalize

  • verb be verbose
    verbalise.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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ventilated

  • adjective exposed to air
    • a well ventilated room
  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; ventilate; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms

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resuscitated

  • adjective satellite restored to life or consciousness
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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tackle

  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the right tackle is a straight A student
  • noun gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
    rigging.

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plead

  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    • I pleaded with him to stop
  • verb offer as an excuse or plea
    • She was pleading insanity

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perform

  • verb carry out or perform an action
    do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
  • verb perform a function
    • Who will perform the wedding?

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chaperon

  • noun one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    chaperone.
  • verb accompany as a chaperone
    chaperone.

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grapple

  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grappler.
  • noun a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
    clamshell.

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conceptualise

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualize.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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motive

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    need; motivation.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motif.

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supervise

  • verb watch and direct
    oversee; superintend; manage.
    • Who is overseeing this project?
  • verb keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
    monitor.
    • we are monitoring the air quality
    • the police monitor the suspect's moves

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oxygenate

  • verb impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
    oxygenise; aerate; oxygenize.
    • oxygenate blood

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lubricate

  • verb have lubricating properties
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lube.
    • lubricate my car

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soundproof

  • verb insulate against noise
    • Proust had his apartment soundproofed
  • adjective satellite impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound
    • a soundproof room

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contextualised

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performing

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; playacting; playing.
  • verb carry out or perform an action
    perform; do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance

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cater

  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
  • verb supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets

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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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hydrated

  • adjective containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)
    hydrous.
  • verb supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    hydrate.
    • the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently

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summarise

  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper
  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; sum up.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize

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decontaminate

  • verb rid of contamination
    • The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city

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tarantula

  • noun large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
    European wolf spider; Lycosa tarentula.
  • noun large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites

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theorize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb construct a theory about
    • Galileo theorized the motion of the stars

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cater

  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
  • verb supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets

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oxygenate

  • verb impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen
    oxygenise; aerate; oxygenize.
    • oxygenate blood

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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anaesthetise

  • verb administer an anesthetic drug to
    anesthetise; put under; anaesthetize; anesthetize; put out.
    • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
    • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

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handled

  • adjective having a usually specified type of handle
    • pearl-handled revolver
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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hydrate

  • noun any compound that contains water of crystallization
  • verb supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    • the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently

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discriminate

  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart.
  • verb treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    single out; separate.

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progress

  • noun gradual improvement or growth or development
    advancement.
    • advancement of knowledge
    • great progress in the arts
  • noun the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
    advance; forward motion; progression; advancement; procession; onward motion.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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historicize

To record or narrate in the manner of a history; to chronicle. R.

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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capitalize

  • verb draw advantages from
    take advantage; capitalise.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover
  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalise.

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addressed

  • adjective (of mail) marked with a destination
    • I throw away all mail addressed to `resident'
  • verb speak to
    turn to; address.
    • He addressed the crowd outside the window

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brief

  • noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    legal brief.
  • noun a condensed written summary or abstract

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communicate

  • verb transmit information
    put across; pass along; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    intercommunicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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splint

  • noun a thin sliver of wood
    • he lit the fire with a burning splint
  • noun an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)

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resect

  • verb surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
    eviscerate.

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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opacify

  • verb make opaque
    • The glass was opacified more greater privacy
  • verb become opaque
    • the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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explicate

  • verb make plain and comprehensible
    explain.
    • He explained the laws of physics to his students
  • verb elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    develop; formulate.
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis

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dilate

  • verb become wider
    distend.
    • His pupils were dilated
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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dimension

  • noun the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    attribute; property.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property

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modeled

  • adjective satellite resembling sculpture
    sculptured; sculptural; sculpturesque.
    • her finely modeled features
    • rendered with...vivid sculptural effect
    • the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies
  • verb plan or create according to a model or models
    pattern; model.

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contextualize

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prepare

  • verb make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set; fix; set up; gear up; ready.
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; ready; fix; make.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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digitalize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data
  • verb administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

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visualized

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    envisioned; visualised; pictured.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy

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fireproof

  • verb make resistant to fire
  • adjective satellite impervious to damage by fire

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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nourished

  • adjective being provided with adequate nourishment
  • verb provide with nourishment
    nurture; nourish; sustain.
    • We sustained ourselves on bread and water
    • This kind of food is not nourishing for young children

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differentiate

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    distinguish; mark.
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

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vet

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; veterinary; veterinarian.
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; ex-serviceman.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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failing

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    weakness.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun failure to reach a minimum required performance
    flunk.
    • his failing the course led to his disqualification
    • he got two flunks on his report

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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anesthetize

  • verb administer an anesthetic drug to
    anesthetise; anaesthetise; put under; anaesthetize; put out.
    • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
    • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

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coping

  • noun brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
    header; cope.
  • verb come to terms with
    contend; deal; cope; manage; get by; grapple; make out; make do.
    • We got by on just a gallon of gas
    • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

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norm

  • noun a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
    • the current middle-class norm of two children per family
  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    average.
    • it set the norm for American homes

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funded

  • adjective furnished with funds
    • well-funded research
  • verb convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds
    fund.

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portray

  • verb portray in words
    • The book portrays the actor as a selfish person
  • verb make a portrait of
    depict; limn.
    • Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

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lubricated

  • adjective smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction
    greased.
  • verb have lubricating properties
    lubricate.
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well

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invest

  • verb make an investment
    put; place; commit.
    • Put money into bonds
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; empower; indue; endow.

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rebut

  • verb overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
    refute.
    • The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments
  • verb prove to be false or incorrect
    controvert; refute.

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describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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anesthetize

  • verb administer an anesthetic drug to
    anesthetise; anaesthetise; put under; anaesthetize; put out.
    • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
    • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

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convey

  • verb make known; pass on, of information
    • She conveyed the message to me
  • verb serve as a means for expressing something
    carry; express.
    • The painting of Mary carries motherly love
    • His voice carried a lot of anger

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humidify

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; moisturize.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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dumbness

  • noun the quality of being mentally slow and limited
    denseness; slow-wittedness.

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Collocation words for "adequately" are words related to "adequately" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "adequately" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "adequately" or by the count of syllables each word has.


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