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studiously

  • adverb in a studious manner
    • she examined the data studiously

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fastidiously

  • adverb in a fastidious and painstaking manner
    painstakingly.
    • it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling
  • adverb in a fastidious manner
    • he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative

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circuity

A going round in a circle; a course not direct; a roundabout way of proceeding.

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scrupulously

  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    conscientiously; religiously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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recontamination

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deftly

  • adverb with dexterity; in a dexterous manner
    dexterously; dextrously.
    • dextrously he untied the knots
  • adverb in a deft manner
    • Lois deftly removed her scarf

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wordiness

  • noun boring verbosity
    prolixity; windiness; long-windedness; prolixness.

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adept

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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sedulously

  • adverb in a sedulous manner
    • this illusion has been sedulously fostered

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deadlock

  • noun a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    dead end; impasse; standstill; stalemate.
    • reached an impasse on the negotiations

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assiduously

  • adverb with care and persistence
    • she worked assiduously on the senior thesis

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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narrowly

  • adverb in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions
    • he interprets the law narrowly

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plagiarism

  • noun a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
  • noun the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
    piracy; plagiarization; plagiarisation.

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nimbly

  • adverb in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease
    agilely.
    • nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens
    • leaped agilely from roof to roof

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sidetrack

  • noun a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
    siding; turnout; railroad siding.
  • verb wander from a direct or straight course
    straggle; digress; depart.

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dextrously

  • adverb with dexterity; in a dexterous manner
    deftly; dexterously.
    • dextrously he untied the knots

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scam

  • noun a fraudulent business scheme
    cozenage.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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purposely

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; deliberately.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice

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caffeinated

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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overexertion

  • noun excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results

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dexterously

  • adverb with dexterity; in a dexterous manner
    deftly; dextrously.
    • dextrously he untied the knots

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polypharmacy

(Med.) (a) The act or practice of prescribing too many medicines. (b) A prescription made up of many medicines or ingredients. Dunglison.

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tactfully

  • adverb showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner
    • he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble

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embroilment

  • noun an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
    imbroglio.

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adroitly

  • adverb with adroitness; in an adroit manner
    • he handled the situation adroitly

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groupthink

  • noun decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)

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studied

  • adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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thereby

  • adverb by that means or because of that
    • He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth

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overtraining

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skillfully

  • adverb with skill
    skilfully.
    • fragments of a nearly complete jug, skillfully restored at the institute of archaeology

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entangle

  • verb entrap
    mire.
    • Our people should not be mired in the past
  • verb twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
    snarl; tangle; mat.
    • The child entangled the cord

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pointedly

  • adverb in such a manner as to make something clearly evident
    • he pointedly ignored the question

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overcook

  • verb cook too long
    • The vegetables were completely overcooked

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deliberately

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; purposely.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice
  • adverb in a deliberate unhurried manner
    measuredly.
    • she was working deliberately

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burnout

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proactive

  • adjective descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently
    • proactive inhibition
    • proactive interference
  • adjective satellite (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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overdependence

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superstitiously

  • adverb in a superstitious manner
    • superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th

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micromanagement

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craftily

  • adverb in an artful manner
    slyly; artfully; knavishly; trickily; cunningly; foxily.
    • he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced
    • had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?

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overstimulation

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skilfully

  • adverb with skill
    skillfully.
    • fragments of a nearly complete jug, skillfully restored at the institute of archaeology

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overexposure

  • noun the act of exposing film to too much light or for too long a time
  • noun the act of exposing someone excessively to an influencing experience
    • an overexposure to violence on television

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prudently

  • adverb in a prudent manner
    providentially.
    • I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom.

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impoliteness

  • noun a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

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cleverly

  • adverb in a clever manner
    smartly.
    • they were cleverly arranged
    • a smartly managed business

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overstretch

  • verb strain abnormally
    pull.
    • I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up
    • The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition

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intentionally

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; by design; deliberately; purposely.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice

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duplication

  • noun a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    duplicate.
    • he made a duplicate for the files
  • noun the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something
    gemination.
    • this kind of duplication is wasteful

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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overfill

  • verb fill beyond capacity
    • overfill the baskets

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diplomatically

  • adverb with diplomacy; in a diplomatic manner
    • he answered very diplomatically

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misstep

  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; trip; stumble.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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determinedly

  • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
    unfalteringly; unshakably.
    • he clung to the past determinedly
  • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
    ambitiously.
    • she pursued her goals ambitiously

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pitfall

  • noun an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty
    booby trap.
  • noun a trap in the form of a concealed hole
    pit.

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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anthropomorphism

  • noun the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
    theanthropism.

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carefully

  • adverb taking care or paying attention
    • they watched carefully
  • adverb as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact
    cautiously.
    • she ventured cautiously downstairs
    • they handled the incident with kid gloves

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legalese

  • noun a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law

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miraculously

  • adverb in a miraculous manner
    • my hand grasped the gun that was, miraculously, lying on the ground beside my finger tips

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overfeeding

  • noun excessive feeding
  • verb feed excessively
    overfeed.

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expertly

  • adverb in an expert manner
    like an expert.
    • he repaired the TV set expertly

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overburden

  • noun the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
  • noun an excessive burden
    overload.

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consciously

  • adverb with awareness
    • she consciously played with the idea of inviting them

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antagonise

  • verb act in opposition to
    counteract; antagonize.
  • verb provoke the hostility of
    antagonize.
    • Don't antagonize your boss

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steadfastly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; unwaveringly; firmly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm

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statelessness

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meticulously

  • adverb in a meticulous manner
    • the set was meticulously authentic

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overuse

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overutilization; overexploitation; overutilisation.
  • verb make use of too often or too extensively
    overdrive.

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discreetly

  • adverb with discretion; prudently and with wise self-restraint
    • I sent for the sergeant of the platoon both men were in and asked him to try to find out discreetly what lay behind this

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confrontation

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

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gingerly

  • adjective satellite with extreme care or delicacy
    • they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones
    • the issue was handled only in a gingerly way"- W.S.White
  • adverb in a gingerly manner
    • gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket

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misdiagnosis

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cautiously

  • adverb as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact
    carefully.
    • she ventured cautiously downstairs
    • they handled the incident with kid gloves
  • adverb in a conservative manner
    conservatively; guardedly.
    • we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000.

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probate

  • noun a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
    probate will.
  • noun the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements

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subconsciously

  • adverb from the subconscious mind
    • the image came to him subconsciously

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overprotection

  • noun excessive protection
    momism; overshielding.

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ostentatiously

  • adverb with ostentation; in an ostentatious manner
    showily.
    • Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly

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sexist

  • noun a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women
    male chauvinist.
  • adjective satellite discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)

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barely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb in a sparse or scanty way
    scantily.
    • a barely furnished room

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pothole

  • noun a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
    chuckhole.

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warily

  • adverb in a wary manner
    • the sailor watched the sky warily

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oversimplification

  • noun an act of excessive simplification; the act of making something seem simpler than it really is
    simplism.
  • noun a simplification that goes too far (to the point of misrepresentation)
    simplism.

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strenuously

  • adverb in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
    • he objected strenuously to the stand his party was taking

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redundancy

  • noun repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
  • noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
    redundance.
    • the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers

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while

  • noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    spell; piece; patch.
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather

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inadvertent

  • adjective satellite happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
    accidental.
    • with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table
    • accidental poisoning
    • an accidental shooting

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artfully

  • adverb in an artful manner
    • her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes
  • adverb in a disingenuous manner
    disingenuously.
    • disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent's work

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procrastination

  • noun the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
    shillyshally; cunctation.
  • noun slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it
    dilatoriness.

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hopefully

  • adverb with hope; in a hopeful manner
    • we searched hopefully for a good position
  • adverb it is hoped
    • hopefully the weather will be fine on Sunday

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compromising

  • adjective making or willing to make concessions
    flexible; conciliatory.
    • loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet
  • verb make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; we all must compromise"
    compromise.
    • nobody will get everything he wants

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cunningly

  • adverb in an attractive manner
    cutely.
    • how cunningly the olive-green dress with its underskirt of rose-brocade fitted her perfect figure
  • adverb in an artful manner
    slyly; artfully; knavishly; craftily; trickily; foxily.
    • he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced
    • had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?

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predator

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; piranha; marauder.
  • noun any animal that lives by preying on other animals
    predatory animal.

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neatly

  • adverb with neatness
    • she put the slippers under the bed neatly

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overexploitation

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overuse; overutilization; overutilisation.

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judiciously

  • adverb in a judicious manner
    • let's use these intelligence tests judiciously

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overheating

  • noun excessive heating
  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    overheat.
    • The car engines overheated

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astutely

  • adverb in a shrewd manner
    sagaciously; sapiently; shrewdly; acutely.
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful

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gaffe

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaucherie; solecism; faux pas; slip.

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shyly

  • adverb in a shy or timid or bashful manner
    timidly; bashfully.
    • he smiled shyly

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layoff

  • noun the act of laying off an employee or a work force

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instinctively

  • adverb as a matter of instinct
    • he instinctively grabbed the knife

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cliche

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; commonplace; bromide.

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thus

  • noun an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
    frankincense; gum olibanum; olibanum.
  • adverb (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    hence; so; therefore; thence.
    • therefore X must be true
    • the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory
    • we were young and thence optimistic
    • it is late and thus we must go
    • the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted

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bottleneck

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; constriction.
  • noun the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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actively

  • adverb in an active manner
    • he participated actively in the war

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scylla

A dangerous rock on the Italian coast opposite the whirpool Charybdis on the coast of Sicily, -- both personified in classical literature as ravenous monsters. The passage between them was formerly considered perilous; hence, the saying "Between Scylla and Charybdis," signifying a great peril on either hand.

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resolutely

  • adverb showing firm determination or purpose
    • she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him
    • he entered the building resolutely
  • adverb with firmness
    decisively.
    • `I will come along,' she said decisively

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undesired

  • adjective satellite not desired
    unsought.
    • an undesired result

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wisely

  • adverb in a wise manner
    sagely.
    • she acted wisely when she invited her parents

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predation

  • noun an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
    depredation.
  • noun the act of preying by a predator who kills and eats the prey

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