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dejeune

A déjeuner.
Take a déjeuné of muskadel and eggs. B. Jonson.

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disgorge

  • verb cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    shed; spill.
    • spill the beans all over the table
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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debrief

  • verb put someone through a debriefing and make him report
    • The released hostages were debriefed

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bilge

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water.
  • noun where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

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shortly

  • adverb for a short time
    • he was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive
  • adverb in the near future
    before long; soon; presently.
    • the doctor will soon be here
    • the book will appear shortly
    • she will arrive presently
    • we should have news before long

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debrief

  • verb put someone through a debriefing and make him report
    • The released hostages were debriefed

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canonised

  • adjective satellite accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
    glorified; canonized.
  • verb treat as a sacred person
    canonize; canonise.
    • He canonizes women

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twelvemonth

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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apostatise

  • verb abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
    apostatize; tergiversate.

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ecarte

  • noun a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high

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gibbet

  • noun alternative terms for gallows
    gallows tree; gallous; gallows-tree.
  • verb hang on an execution instrument

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backstage

  • noun a stage area out of sight of the audience
    wing; offstage.
  • adjective satellite concealed from public view or attention
    offstage.
    • offstage political meetings

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reprieve

  • noun a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
    respite.
  • noun an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    suspension; abatement; hiatus; respite.

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yean

To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean. Shak.

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rehandled

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fortnight

  • noun a period of fourteen consecutive days
    two weeks.
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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transmigrate

  • verb be born anew in another body after death
    reincarnate.
    • Hindus believe that we transmigrate
  • verb move from one country or region to another and settle there
    migrate.
    • Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century
    • This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries

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yeara

(Bot.) The California poison oak (Rhus diversiloba). See under Poison, a.

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apostatize

  • verb abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
    tergiversate; apostatise.

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annihilate

  • verb kill in large numbers
    carry off; decimate; eliminate; wipe out; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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apostatise

  • verb abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
    apostatize; tergiversate.

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remorseful

  • adjective satellite feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
    rueful; contrite; ruthful.

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sometime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at some indefinite or unstated time
    • let's get together sometime
    • everything has to end sometime
    • It was to be printed sometime later

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recant

  • verb formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
    retract; resile; abjure; forswear.
    • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
    • She abjured her beliefs

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soon

  • adverb in the near future
    before long; shortly; presently.
    • the doctor will soon be here
    • the book will appear shortly
    • she will arrive presently
    • we should have news before long

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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apologise

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    apologize.
    • I apologized for being late
    • He apologized for the many typoes

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wafer

  • noun a small adhesive disk of paste; used to seal letters
  • noun a small thin crisp cake or cookie

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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suavely

  • adverb with suavity; in a suave manner
    • he is suavely charming and all the ladies love him

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debriefing

  • noun report of a mission or task
  • verb put someone through a debriefing and make him report
    debrief.
    • The released hostages were debriefed

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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prelude

  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    overture; preliminary.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner
  • noun music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

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immediately

  • adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
    straightaway; forthwith; like a shot; at once; straight off; directly; right away; now; instantly.
    • he answered immediately
    • found an answer straightaway
    • an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
    • Come here now!
  • adverb near or close by
    • he passed immediately behind her

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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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tomahawk

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    hatchet.
  • verb cut with a tomahawk

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apologise

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    apologize.
    • I apologized for being late
    • He apologized for the many typoes

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repent

  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    atone.
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    regret; rue.

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learn

  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; hear; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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respite

  • noun a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
    reprieve.
  • noun a pause from doing something (as work)
    break; time out; recess.
    • we took a 10-minute break
    • he took time out to recuperate

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upheave

  • verb lift forcefully from beneath

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satirise

  • verb ridicule with satire
    lampoon; satirize.
    • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

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republish

  • verb publish again
    • The scientist republished his results after he made some corrections
  • verb revive (a cancelled will or a libel)

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apologise

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    apologize.
    • I apologized for being late
    • He apologized for the many typoes

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retake

  • noun a shot or scene that is photographed again
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle
    recapture.
    • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

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outwalk

To excel in walking; to leave behind in walking. B. Jonson.

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whensoever

At what time soever; at whatever time; whenever. Mark xiv. 7.

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undiscoverable

  • adjective satellite not able to be ascertained; resisting discovery
    unascertainable.

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recollect

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories

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ransomed

  • adjective satellite saved from the bondage of sin
    redeemed.
  • verb exchange or buy back for money; under threat
    ransom; redeem.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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viscountess

  • noun a wife or widow of a viscount
  • noun a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right

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cuddle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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supping

  • noun ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking
  • verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
    sup.

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cuddling

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    petting; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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repent

  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    atone.
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    regret; rue.

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repurchase

  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    redemption; buyback.
  • verb buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away
    buy back.
    • He bought back the house that his father sold years ago

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thereunto

Unto that or this; thereto; besides. Shak.

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disinter

  • verb dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies
    exhume.

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pianola

  • noun a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
    player piano; mechanical piano.

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repent

  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    atone.
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    regret; rue.

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detention

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; custody; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
    • the detention of tardy pupils

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canonized

  • adjective satellite accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
    canonised; glorified.
  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonize; canonise; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized

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clubhouse

  • noun a building that is occupied by a social club
    club.
    • the clubhouse needed a new roof

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beheaded

  • adjective satellite having had the head cut off
    decapitated.
    • the beheaded prisoners
  • verb cut the head of
    behead; decollate; decapitate.
    • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution

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repent

  • verb turn away from sin or do penitence
    atone.
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    regret; rue.

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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regret

  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    repent; rue.

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ingraft

  • verb cause to grow together parts from different plants
    engraft; graft.
    • graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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befall

  • verb become of; happen to
    betide; bechance.
    • He promised that no harm would befall her
    • What has become of my children?
  • verb happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
    happen; bechance.
    • It happens that today is my birthday
    • These things befell" (Santayana)

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siesta

  • noun a nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)

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apostatize

  • verb abandon one's beliefs or allegiances
    tergiversate; apostatise.

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accidental

  • noun a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
  • adjective satellite happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
    inadvertent.
    • with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table
    • accidental poisoning
    • an accidental shooting

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countermand

  • noun a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command
  • verb cancel officially
    annul; revoke; reverse; lift; vacate; overturn; repeal; rescind.
    • He revoked the ban on smoking
    • lift an embargo
    • vacate a death sentence

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deaden

  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message
  • verb cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
    girdle.
    • girdle the plant

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cohabit

  • verb share living quarters; usually said of people who are not married and live together as a couple
    live together; shack up.

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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immortalise

  • verb be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    immortalize; memorialise; commemorate; record; memorialize.
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead
  • verb make famous forever
    immortalize; eternalize; eternalise; eternize; eternise.
    • This melody immortalized its composer

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confess

  • verb confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
    fink; squeal.
  • verb admit (to a wrongdoing)
    profess; concede.
    • She confessed that she had taken the money

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apologize

  • verb acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    apologise.
    • I apologized for being late
    • He apologized for the many typoes
  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; apologise; rationalise; excuse; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success

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viscount

  • noun (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
  • noun a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron

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refreshment

  • noun snacks and drinks served as a light meal
  • noun activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
    recreation.
    • time for rest and refreshment by the pool
    • days of joyous recreation with his friends

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remorse

  • noun a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
    compunction; self-reproach.

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prebendary

  • noun a canon who receives a prebend for serving the church

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minutes

  • noun a written account of what transpired at a meeting
    proceedings; transactions.
  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    minute; min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile

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retracted

  • adjective satellite drawn back and in
    • a cat with retracted claws
  • verb formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
    retract; resile; abjure; forswear; recant.
    • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
    • She abjured her beliefs

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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cashier

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    bank clerk; teller.
  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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catechise

  • verb give religious instructions to
    catechize.
  • verb examine through questioning and answering
    catechize.

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mayhap

  • adverb by chance
    perchance; perhaps; maybe; possibly; peradventure.
    • perhaps she will call tomorrow
    • we may possibly run into them at the concert
    • it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time

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reship

  • verb place on a ship again or transfer to another ship
    • reship the cargo

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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stander

  • noun an organism (person or animal) that stands
    • a crowd of sitters and standers

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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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whist

  • noun a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six
    long whist; short whist.

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pardon

  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    forgiveness.
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    amnesty.

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supper

  • noun a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
  • noun a social gathering where a light evening meal is served
    • her suppers often included celebrities

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flog

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; lambaste; lambast.

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apologize

  • verb acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    apologise.
    • I apologized for being late
    • He apologized for the many typoes
  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; apologise; rationalise; excuse; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success

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cleanup

  • noun a very large profit
    killing.
  • noun (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
    cleanup position; cleanup spot.

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reconvey

To convey back or to the former place; as, to reconvey goods.

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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engraft

  • verb cause to grow together parts from different plants
    ingraft; graft.
    • graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; implant; imbed; embed.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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presently

  • adverb in the near future
    before long; shortly; soon.
    • the doctor will soon be here
    • the book will appear shortly
    • she will arrive presently
    • we should have news before long
  • adverb at this time or period; now
    currently.
    • he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations
    • currently they live in Connecticut

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legitimatize

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

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doubtfully

  • adverb in a doubtful manner
    dubiously.
    • Gerald shook his head doubtfully

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archdeacon

  • noun (Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop

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contrite

  • adjective satellite feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
    rueful; remorseful; ruthful.

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