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supracostal

(Anat.) Situated above, or on the outside of, the ribs.

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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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shortchanges

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subcranial

(Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the cranium; facial.

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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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noninterventional

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outperform

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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transpalatine

(Anat.) Situated beyond or outside the palatine bone; -- said of a bone in the skull of some reptiles.

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prioritise

  • verb assign a priority to
    prioritize.
    • we have too many things to do and must prioritize

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prehensory

Adapted to seize or grasp; prehensile.

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decouple

  • verb disconnect or separate
    uncouple.
    • uncouple the hounds
  • verb regard as unconnected
    dissociate.
    • you must dissociate these two events!
    • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

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scattergun

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

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deemphasizes

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abdominothoracic

Relating to the abdomen and the thorax, or chest.

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misconceive

  • verb interpret in the wrong way
    misinterpret; misunderstand; be amiss; misconstrue; misapprehend.
    • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
    • She misconstrued my remarks

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scattershot

  • adjective satellite covering a wide range in a haphazard way

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circumvent

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; outfox.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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incrementalist

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tympanoplasty

  • noun surgical correction or repair of defects or injuries in the eardrum or the bones of the middle ear

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supermolecule

  • noun any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
    macromolecule.

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leverage

  • noun the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    purchase.
  • noun strategic advantage; power to act effectively
    • relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage

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decompositional

  • adjective satellite causing organic decay

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sidestep

  • noun a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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overintellectual

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underplay

  • verb act (a role) with great restraint
    underact.
  • verb play a card lower than (a held high card)

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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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organicistic

  • adjective relating to or tending toward organicism

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downplay

  • verb represent as less significant or important
    minimize; understate; minimise.
  • verb understate the importance or quality of
    play down; background.
    • he played down his royal ancestry

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rhinotomy

  • noun surgical procedure in which an incision is made in the nose to drain accumulated pus

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prioritize

  • verb assign a priority to
    prioritise.
    • we have too many things to do and must prioritize

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transorbital

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overemphasize

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

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perturbational

Of or pertaining to perturbation, esp. to the perturbations of the planets. "The perturbational theory." Sir J. Herschel.

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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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manualist

One who works wih the hands; an artificer.

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decentralize

  • verb make less central
    decentralise; deconcentrate.
    • After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized

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microanalytic

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oversimplify

  • verb simplify to an excessive degree
    • Don't oversimplify the problem
  • verb make too simple
    • Don't oversimplify the instructions

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preterist

  • noun a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) have already been fulfilled

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viaduct

  • noun bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

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siloed

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trivialize

  • verb make trivial or insignificant
    trivialise.
    • Don't trivialize the seriousness of the issue!

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nonprescriptive

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undervalue

  • verb assign too low a value to
    underestimate.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price
  • verb esteem lightly

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cliometric

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utilise

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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functionalistic

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centralize

  • verb make central
    concentrate; centralise.
    • The Russian government centralized the distribution of food

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praxeological

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calibrate

  • verb make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    fine-tune; graduate.
    • calibrate an instrument
    • graduate a cylinder
  • verb mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units
    • he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale

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scripturalist

One who adheres literally to the Scriptures.

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reuse

  • verb use again after processing
    recycle; reprocess.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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technicist

One skilled to technics or in one or more of the practical arts.

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optimize

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimise.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimise.
    • optimize a computer program

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extensile

  • adjective capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out
    extensible.
    • an extensile tongue
    • an extensible measuring rule

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reify

  • verb consider an abstract concept to be real

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submiss

Submissive; humble; obsequious. Archaic "Soft Silence and submiss Obedience." Spenser. "Stooping and submiss." R. L. Stevenson.

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minimise

  • verb represent as less significant or important
    minimize; downplay; understate.
  • verb make small or insignificant
    minimize.
    • Let's minimize the risk

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airspeed

  • noun the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying

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welfarist

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a welfare state
    welfare-statist.

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obviate

  • verb do away with
    rid of; eliminate.
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; avoid; deflect; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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infraclavicular

(Anat.) Below the clavicle; as, the infraclavicular fossa.

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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conceptualistic

  • adjective involving or characteristic of conceptualism

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dovetail

  • noun a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
    dovetail joint.
  • verb fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail

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immunotherapeutic

  • adjective of or relating to immunotherapy
    • various immunotherapeutic techniques have been employed with AIDS patients

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misconstrue

  • verb interpret in the wrong way
    misinterpret; misunderstand; misconceive; be amiss; misapprehend.
    • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
    • She misconstrued my remarks

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emphasise

  • verb give extra weight to (a communication)
    underline; underscore; emphasize.
    • Her gesture emphasized her words
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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retromandibular

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finesse

  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    delicacy; discreetness; diplomacy.

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schedular

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harken

  • verb listen; used mostly in the imperative
    hark; hearken.

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institutionalist

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formalize

  • verb make formal or official
    formalise.
    • We formalized the appointment and gave him a title
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    validate; formalise.

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systemize

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systematise; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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refocus

  • verb focus once again; The physicist refocused the light beam"
  • verb focus anew
    • The group needs to refocus its goals

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idiographic

  • adjective relating to or involving the study of individuals

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reformulate

  • verb formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
    redevelop.

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noninterventionist

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demystify

  • verb make less mysterious or remove the mystery from
    • let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about

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postulational

  • adjective of or relating to or derived from axioms
    axiomatical; axiomatic.
    • axiomatic physics
    • the postulational method was applied to geometry"- S.S.Stevens

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legitimise

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

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cataphatic

  • adjective of or relating to the religious belief that God can be known to humans positively or affirmatively

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overestimate

  • noun an appraisal that is too high
    overappraisal; overestimation; overvaluation.
  • noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
    overrating; overestimation; overreckoning.

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operationalist

  • adjective of or relating to or espousing operationalism
    • operationalist doctrine

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alleviate

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; relieve; palliate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb make easier
    ease; facilitate.
    • you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge

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suboccipital

(Anat.) Situated under, or posterior to, the occiput; as, the suboccipital, or first cervical, nerve.

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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maximise

  • verb make the most of
    maximize.
    • He maximized his role
  • verb make as big or large as possible
    maximize.
    • Maximize your profits!

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dartboard

  • noun a circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts
    dart board.

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elide

  • verb leave or strike out
    • This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant

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quotational

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generalize

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; infer; generalise.
  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalise.

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ladder

  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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hypothesize

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

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quantify

  • verb use as a quantifier
  • verb express as a number or measure or quantity
    measure.
    • Can you quantify your results?

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externalistic

Pertaining to externalism North Am. Rev.

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backfire

  • noun the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
    blowback.
  • noun a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

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embed

  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; implant; imbed; engraft.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum
  • verb attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war
    • The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

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interlingua

  • noun an artificial language proposed for use as an auxiliary international language; based on words common to English and the Romance languages

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marginalize

  • verb relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people
    marginalise.
    • We must not marginalize the poor in our society

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inoculative

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generalise

  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalize.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; infer.

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cybernetical

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integrate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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colourblind

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utilize

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

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nomothetic

  • adjective relating to or involving the search for abstract universal principles

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underestimate

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underreckoning; underrating.
  • verb assign too low a value to
    undervalue.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price

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