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fenowed

Corrupted; decayed; moldy. See Vinnewed. Obs. Dr. Favour.

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gulosity

Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity. R. Sir T. Browne.

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prelate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; primate; archpriest.

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inveigh

  • verb complain bitterly
    rail.
  • verb speak against in an impassioned manner
    declaim.
    • he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

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divulgers

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polemicise

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicize; polemize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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polemise

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemicise; polemicize; polemize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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southpaw

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; lefty.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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polemize

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicise; polemicize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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unconsenting

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carromed

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tawny

  • adjective satellite of a light brown to brownish orange color; the color of tanned leather
    tawny-brown.

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overemphasise

  • verb place special or excessive emphasis on
    overstress; overemphasize.
    • I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book

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polemize

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicise; polemicize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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polemize

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicise; polemicize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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cannonism

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polemize

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicise; polemicize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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invection

An inveighing against; invective. Obs. Fulke.

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perpetuity

  • noun the property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless)
    sempiternity.

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defensative

That which serves to protect or defend.

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nonconsenting

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aggress

  • verb take the initiative and go on the offensive
    attack.
    • The Serbs attacked the village at night
    • The visiting team started to attack

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reductivism

  • noun an art movement in sculpture and painting that began in the 1950s and emphasized extreme simplification of form and color
    minimalism; minimal art.

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backlash

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; rebound; recoil.
  • noun an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence
    • there was a backlash of intolerance

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islamophobia

  • noun prejudice against Muslims
    • Muslim intellectuals are afraid of growing Islamophobia in the West

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polemicize

  • verb engage in a controversy
    polemise; polemicise; polemize.
    • The two historians polemicized for years

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biopiracy

  • noun biological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use

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frowners

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lefty

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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recalcitrate

  • verb show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient
    • The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side

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scrimmage

  • noun (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
  • noun a noisy riotous fight
    melee; battle royal.

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infringer

One who infringes or violates; a violator. Strype.

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splat

  • noun a single splash
    • he heard a splat as it hit the floor
  • noun a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair

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concubinary

Relating to concubinage; living in concubinage.

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talebearing

  • adjective satellite prone to communicate confidential information
    leaky; tattling; blabbermouthed.

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decerniture

(Scots Law) A decree or sentence of a court. Stormonth.

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narcoterrorism

  • noun the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade

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aggress

  • verb take the initiative and go on the offensive
    attack.
    • The Serbs attacked the village at night
    • The visiting team started to attack

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vituperate

  • verb spread negative information about
    vilify; rail; revile.
    • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews

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gangsterism

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aggress

  • verb take the initiative and go on the offensive
    attack.
    • The Serbs attacked the village at night
    • The visiting team started to attack

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remilitarisation

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarization.

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overgeneralize

  • verb draw too general a conclusion
    overgeneralise.
    • It is dangerous to overgeneralize

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subrogate

  • verb substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured

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overoptimism

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fatwah

  • noun (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar
    • bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States

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origenism

(Eccl. Hist.) The opinions of Origen of Alexandria, who lived in the 3d century, one of the most learned of the Greek Fathers. Prominent in his teaching was the doctrine that all created beings, including Satan, will ultimately be saved.

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machinate

  • verb arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    organize; prepare; devise; get up; organise.
    • machinate a plot
    • organize a strike
    • devise a plan to take over the director's office
  • verb engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    complot; cabal; conspire; conjure.
    • They conspired to overthrow the government

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slumlords

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plinked

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engrosser

One who copies a writing in large, fair characters.

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overinsure

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cabal

  • noun a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
    junto; camarilla; faction.
  • noun a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
    conspiracy.

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enterotoxemia

  • noun a disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines

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crosscheck

  • noun an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
  • noun an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)

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deprogrammers

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requisitory

Sought for; demanded. R. Summary on Du Bartas (1621).

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coleopteran

(Zoöl.) One of the order of Coleoptera.

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machinate

  • verb arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    organize; prepare; devise; get up; organise.
    • machinate a plot
    • organize a strike
    • devise a plan to take over the director's office
  • verb engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    complot; cabal; conspire; conjure.
    • They conspired to overthrow the government

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korchnoi

  • noun Russian chess master (born in 1931)
    Viktor Korchnoi; Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi.

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backlash

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; rebound; recoil.
  • noun an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence
    • there was a backlash of intolerance

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simoniac

One who practices simony, or who buys or sells preferment in the church. Ayliffe.

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caballer

One who cabals.
A close caballer and tongue-valiant lord. Dryden.

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recontamination

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whap

  • verb hit hard
    bop; sock; whop; bonk; bash.

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enclosers

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fulminator

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wrongous

Constituting, or of the nature of, a wrong; unjust; wrongful. R.

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reluctate

To struggle against anything; to resist; to oppose. Obs. "To delude their reluctating consciences." Dr. H. More.

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nonstrikers

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counterclaim

  • noun a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
  • verb set up a claim in opposition to a previous claim

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spammer

  • noun someone who sends unwanted email (often in bulk)

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assertable

  • adjective satellite capable of being affirmed or asserted
    affirmable.
    • a quality affirmable of every member of the family

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feticide

  • noun the act of destroying a fetus
    aborticide.

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fulminate

  • noun a salt or ester of fulminic acid
  • verb criticize severely
    rail.
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies

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sweatshop

  • noun factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry

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voldemort

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crusade

  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    campaign; cause; drive; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort
  • noun any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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marcionism

  • noun the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human

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militate

  • verb have force or influence; bring about an effect or change
    • Politeness militated against this opinion being expressed

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czarism

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airstrikes

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descriptivism

  • noun (ethics) a doctrine holding that moral statements have a truth value
  • noun (linguistics) a doctrine supporting or promoting descriptive linguistics

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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pseudoclassicism

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immunise

  • verb law: grant immunity from prosecution
    immunize.
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunize; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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cybercrime

  • noun crime committed using a computer and the internet to steal a person's identity or sell contraband or stalk victims or disrupt operations with malevolent programs

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fightback

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romanticise

  • verb interpret romantically
    glamourise; romanticize; glamorize.
    • Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • verb make romantic in style
    romanticize.
    • The designer romanticized the little black dress

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criminate

  • verb bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    incriminate; impeach; accuse.
    • The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse
  • verb rebuke formally
    censure; reprimand.

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spick

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
    spic; spik.
  • adjective satellite completely neat and clean
    speckless; spick-and-span; spic-and-span; spic; spotless; immaculate.
    • the apartment was immaculate
    • in her immaculate white uniform
    • a spick-and-span kitchen
    • their spic red-visored caps

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prophylaxes

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recharter

A second charter; a renewal of a charter. D. Webster.

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machinate

  • verb arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    organize; prepare; devise; get up; organise.
    • machinate a plot
    • organize a strike
    • devise a plan to take over the director's office
  • verb engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    complot; cabal; conspire; conjure.
    • They conspired to overthrow the government

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victorianism

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exhibiter

One who exhibits; one who presents a petition, charge or bill. Shak.

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recriminate

  • verb return an accusation against someone or engage in mutual accusations; charge in return

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inveigh

  • verb complain bitterly
    rail.
  • verb speak against in an impassioned manner
    declaim.
    • he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

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improbity

Lack of probity; want of integrity or rectitude; dishonesty.
Persons . . . cast out for notorious improbity. Hooker.

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noncombatant

  • noun a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
  • adjective satellite used of civilians in time of war

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editorialise

  • verb insert personal opinions into an objective statement
    editorialize.

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