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irreconcilable

  • adjective impossible to reconcile
    unreconcilable.
    • irreconcilable differences

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dualism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil

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intersexual

  • adjective satellite existing or occurring between the sexes
  • adjective satellite having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female

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bloc

  • noun a group of countries in special alliance
    axis.

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mutually

  • adverb in a mutual or shared manner
    reciprocally.
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory
    • the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive

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innervation

  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    excitation; irritation.
  • noun the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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virulently

  • adverb in a virulent manner
    • an old woman advanced a few paces to shake her fist virulently in my face

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microflora

  • noun microscopic plants; bacteria are often considered to be microflora

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implacable

  • adjective incapable of being placated
    • an implacable enemy

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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outspokenly

  • adverb in an outspoken manner
    • he was outspokenly critical of the Government's new social policy

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motoneuron

  • noun a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
    motor nerve fiber; efferent neuron; motor neuron.

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inherently

  • adverb in an inherent manner
    • the subject matter is sexual activity of any overt kind, which is depicted as inherently desirable and exciting

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yeast

  • noun a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
    barm.
  • noun any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division

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microorganism

  • noun any organism of microscopic size
    micro-organism.

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faction

  • noun a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
    junto; camarilla; cabal.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    sect.

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innervate

  • verb supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
  • verb stimulate to action
    • innervate a muscle or a nerve

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fundamentally

  • adverb in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    essentially; basically.
    • He is basically dishonest
    • the argument was essentially a technical one
    • for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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sexually

  • adverb with respect to sexuality
    • sexually ambiguous
  • adverb by sexual means
    • reproduce sexually

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acculturation

  • noun the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
    socialisation; enculturation; socialization.
    • the socialization of children to the norms of their culture
  • noun all the knowledge and values shared by a society
    culture.

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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cooperator

  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; partner; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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irreducible

  • adjective incapable of being made smaller or simpler
    • an irreducible minimum
    • an irreducible formula
    • an irreducible hernia

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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symbiosis

  • noun the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
    mutualism.

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rabid

  • adjective of or infected by rabies
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    overzealous; fanatical; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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ideologically

  • adverb with respect to ideology
    • ideologically, we do not see eye to eye

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duality

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    dichotomy.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
  • noun (physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
    wave-particle duality.

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reciprocally

  • adverb (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation
    in return.
    • gave up our seats on the plane and in return received several hundred dollars and seats on the next plane out
    • we get many benefits in return for our taxes
  • adverb in a mutual or shared manner
    mutually.
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory
    • the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive

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interaction

  • noun a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
  • noun (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons
    fundamental interaction.

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innately

  • adverb in an innate manner
    • the child is said to be innately disposed to learn language

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bitterly

  • adverb with bitterness, in a resentful manner
    • she complained bitterly
  • adverb indicating something hard to accept
    • he was bitterly disappointed

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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openly

  • adverb in an open way
    • he openly flaunted his affection for his sister

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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temperamentally

  • adverb by temperament
    • temperamentally suited to each other

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fungus

  • noun an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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fiercely

  • adverb in a physically fierce manner
    ferociously.
    • silence broken by dogs barking ferociously
    • they fought fiercely
  • adverb in an emotionally fierce manner
    • she was fiercely proud of her children

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ideology

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    political orientation; political theory.
  • noun imaginary or visionary theorization

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irremediable

  • adjective impossible to remedy or correct or redress
    • an irremediable error
    • irremediable defects of character

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innervation

  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    excitation; irritation.
  • noun the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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inveterate

  • adjective satellite habitual
    chronic.
    • a chronic smoker
  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    chronically.
    • smoking chronically

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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intrinsically

  • adverb with respect to its inherent nature
    in and of itself; per se; as such.
    • this statement is interesting per se

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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analog

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; parallel.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    analogue; linear.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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potentially

  • adverb with a possibility of becoming actual
    • he is potentially dangerous
    • potentially useful

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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diametrically

  • adverb as from opposite ends of a diameter
    • when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?
    • three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three

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superpower

  • noun a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
    power; great power; world power; major power.

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formidably

  • adverb in a formidable manner
    • the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed

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confrontation

  • noun a bold challenge
  • noun discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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pharmacologically

  • adverb with regard to pharmacology
    • pharmacologically, this plant could have important applications

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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blatantly

  • adverb in a blatant manner
    • they blatantly violated the laws

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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perennially

  • adverb in a perennial manner; repeatedly
    • We want to know what is perennially new about the world

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viewpoint

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; point of view.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun a place from which something can be viewed
    vantage point.
    • from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley

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functionally

  • adverb with respect to function
    • the two units are functionally interdependent

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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physiologically

  • adverb of or relating to physiological processes; with respect to physiology
    • physiologically ready
    • physiologically addicted

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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aggressively

  • adverb in an aggressive manner
    sharply.
    • she was being sharply questioned

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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ferociously

  • adverb in a physically fierce manner
    fiercely.
    • silence broken by dogs barking ferociously
    • they fought fiercely

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extensor

  • noun a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
    extensor muscle.

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seemingly

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor

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subculture

  • noun a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs

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flexor

  • noun a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
    flexor muscle.

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covertly

  • adverb in a covert manner
    • he did it covertly

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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profoundly

  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    deeply.
    • They felt the loss deeply

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sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; religious sect.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    faction.

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needlessly

  • adverb without need
    • it would needlessly bring badness into the world

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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radically

  • adverb in a radical manner
    • she took a radically different approach

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dualism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil

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unalterably

  • adverb in an unalterable and unchangeable manner
    unchangeably; unassailably; immutably.
    • his views were unchangeably fixed

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clique

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    coterie; inner circle; camp; ingroup; pack.

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decidedly

  • adverb without question and beyond doubt
    emphatically; in spades; unquestionably; by all odds; definitely.
    • it was decidedly too expensive
    • she told him off in spades
    • by all odds they should win

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flexor

  • noun a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
    flexor muscle.

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vociferously

  • adverb in a vociferous manner
    • he complained vociferously

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toward

In the direction of; to.
He set his face toward the wilderness. Num. xxiv. 1.
The waves make towards'' the pebbled shore. Shak.

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avowedly

  • adverb by open declaration
    professedly.
    • their policy has been avowedly Marxist
    • Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders
  • adverb as acknowledged
    admittedly; true; confessedly.
    • true, she is the smartest in her class

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creed

  • noun any system of principles or beliefs
    credo.
  • noun the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
    gospel; religious doctrine; church doctrine.

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increasingly

  • adverb advancing in amount or intensity
    more and more; progressively.
    • she became increasingly depressed

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polarity

  • noun a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
    mutual opposition.
    • he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil
  • noun having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
    sign.
    • he got the polarity of the battery reversed
    • charges of opposite sign

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harmonize

  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded
  • verb write a harmony for
    harmonise.

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extensor

  • noun a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
    extensor muscle.

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viciously

  • adverb in a vicious manner
    savagely; brutally.
    • he was viciously attacked

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reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction.
  • adjective satellite without volition or conscious control
    automatic; reflexive.
    • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light
    • a reflex knee jerk
    • sneezing is reflexive

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irrationally

  • adverb in an irrational manner
    • they acted irrationally

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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discourse

  • noun extended verbal expression in speech or writing
  • noun an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
    preaching; sermon.

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historically

  • adverb throughout history
    • historically they have never coexisted peacefully
  • adverb with respect to history
    • this is historically interesting

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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nowise

  • adverb in no manner
    to no degree.
    • they are nowise different

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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pronounced

  • adjective satellite strongly marked; easily noticeable
    marked.
    • walked with a marked limp
    • a pronounced flavor of cinnamon
  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; pronounce; enunciate; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?

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bacterium

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacteria.

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necessarily

  • adverb in an essential manner
    needfully.
    • such expenses are necessarily incurred
  • adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise
    inevitably; needs; of necessity.
    • it is necessarily so
    • we must needs by objective

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hormone

  • noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    endocrine; internal secretion.

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traditionally

  • adverb according to tradition; in a traditional manner
    • traditionally, we eat fried foods on Hanukah

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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basically

  • adverb in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    essentially; fundamentally.
    • He is basically dishonest
    • the argument was essentially a technical one
    • for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person

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intensely

  • adverb in an intense manner
    • he worked intensely

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cooperation

  • noun joint operation or action
    • their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission
  • noun the practice of cooperating
    • economic cooperation
    • they agreed on a policy of cooperation

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innervate

  • verb supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
  • verb stimulate to action
    • innervate a muscle or a nerve

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