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wiper

  • noun a worker who wipes
  • noun contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
    contact arm; wiper arm.

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restrainable

Capable of being restrained; controllable. Sir T. Browne.

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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fathomable

  • adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
    soundable; plumbable.
  • adjective satellite (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended

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streetlight

  • noun a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
    street lamp.

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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detectible

Capable of being detected or found out; as, parties not detectable. "Errors detectible at a glance." Latham.

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headlight

  • noun a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
    headlamp.

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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ballpoint

  • noun a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
    ballpoint pen; Biro; ballpen.

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roadworthy

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gunwale

  • noun wale at the top of the side of boat; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
    gunnel; gun rest.

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leash

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    tether; lead.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; III; trinity; terzetto.

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tiptoe

  • noun the tip of a toe
  • verb walk on one's toes
    tippytoe; tip.

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watchable

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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discernable

  • adjective perceptible by the senses or intellect
    discernible.
    • things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause
    • the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations
    • the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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drivable

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footfall

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    footstep; step.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch

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eke

To increase; to add to; to augment; -- now commonly used with out, the notion conveyed being to add to, or piece out by a laborious, inferior, or scanty addition; as, to eke out a scanty supply of one kind with some other. "To eke my pain." Spenser.
He eked out by his wits an income of barely fifty pounds. Macaulay.

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cubicle

  • noun small room in which a monk or nun lives
    cell.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    carrel; stall; carrell.

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listenable

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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eking

(Shipbuilding) (a) A lengthening or filling piece to make good a deficiency in length. (b) The carved work under the quarter piece at the aft part of the quarter gallery. Written also eiking.

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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scrutable

Discoverable by scrutiny, inquiry, or critical examination. R. r. H. More.

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pittance

  • noun an inadequate payment
    • they work all day for a mere pittance

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chemise

  • noun a woman's sleeveless undergarment
    shift; shimmy; teddy; slip.
  • noun a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
    shift; sack.

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fazed

  • adjective satellite caused to show discomposure
    daunted; bothered.
    • refused to be fazed by the objections
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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flyable

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rowena

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eked

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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rideable

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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albeit

Even though; although; notwithstanding. Chaucer.
Albeit so masked, Madam, I love the truth. Tennyson.

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audible

  • noun a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
  • adjective heard or perceptible by the ear
    hearable.
    • he spoke in an audible whisper

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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simmer

  • noun temperature just below the boiling point
    • the stew remained at a simmer for hours
  • verb boil slowly at low temperature
    • simmer the sauce
    • simmering water

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devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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jenna

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dent

  • noun an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    • it made a dent in my bank account
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; incision.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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flinch

  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    wince.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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fang

  • noun a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon
  • noun an appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs

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pronounceable

  • adjective capable of being uttered or pronounced
    • a pronounceable group of letters

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sneaker

  • noun a canvas shoe with a pliable rubber sole
    tennis shoe; gym shoe.
  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    stool pigeon; canary; sneak; stoolpigeon; fink; stoolie; snitch; snitcher.

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governable

  • adjective satellite capable of being controlled
    controllable.

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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legible

  • adjective (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
    • legible handwriting

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glean

  • verb gather, as of natural products
    harvest; reap.
    • harvest the grapes

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resistible

  • adjective capable of being resisted or withstood or frustrated
    • a resistible attack
    • such resistible temptations

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womanizer

  • noun a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
    womaniser; philanderer.

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squeak

  • noun a short high-pitched noise
    • the squeak of shoes on powdery snow
  • noun something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
    close shave; narrow escape; close call; squeaker.

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paycheck

  • noun a check issued in payment of wages or salary
    payroll check.

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cassie

  • noun tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery
    mimosa bush; flame tree; Acacia farnesiana; scented wattle; huisache; sweet acacia; sweet wattle.

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fictionalise

  • verb make into fiction
    retell; fictionalize.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel
  • verb convert into the form or the style of a novel
    novelise; novelize; fictionalize.
    • The author novelized the historical event

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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drinkable

  • noun any liquid suitable for drinking
    beverage; potable; drink.
    • may I take your beverage order?
  • adjective suitable for drinking
    potable.

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paycheck

  • noun a check issued in payment of wages or salary
    payroll check.

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penetrable

  • adjective admitting of penetration or passage into or through
    • a penetrable wall
    • penetrable defenses
  • adjective satellite capable of being penetrated
    • penetrable defenses

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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perceptible

  • adjective capable of being perceived by the mind or senses
    • a perceptible limp
    • easily perceptible sounds
    • perceptible changes in behavior
  • adjective satellite easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • a perceptible sense of expectation in the court

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airworthy

  • adjective (of aircraft) fit to fly

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imperceptible

  • adjective impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
    unperceivable.
    • an imperceptible drop in temperature
    • an imperceptible nod
    • color is unperceivable to the touch

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whisper

  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; susurration; voicelessness.
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; rustle; rustling.

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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garner

  • noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
    granary.
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    earn.

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passable

  • adjective able to be passed or traversed or crossed
    • the road is passable
  • adjective satellite about average; acceptable
    adequate; fair to middling; tolerable.
    • more than adequate as a secretary

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poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; public opinion poll; opinion poll.
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; pate.

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dented

  • adjective satellite of metal e.g.
    crumpled; bent.
    • bent nails
    • a car with a crumpled front end
    • dented fenders
  • verb make a depression into
    indent; dent.
    • The bicycle dented my car

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muster

  • noun a gathering of military personnel for duty
    • he was thrown in the brig for missing muster
  • noun compulsory military service
    selective service; draft; conscription.

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housebroken

  • adjective satellite (of pets) trained to urinate and defecate outside or in a special place
    house-trained.
    • housebroken pets
    • `house-trained' is chiefly British

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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numbering

  • noun a numbered list
    enumeration.
  • verb add up in number or quantity
    amount; total; come; number; add up.
    • The bills amounted to $2,000
    • The bill came to $2,000

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pourable

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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simmering

  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; boiling.
  • verb boil slowly at low temperature
    simmer.
    • simmer the sauce
    • simmering water

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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discernible

  • adjective perceptible by the senses or intellect
    discernable.
    • things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause
    • the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations
    • the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles
  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived clearly
    • an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible

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redhead

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redheader; carrottop; red-header.
  • noun North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head
    Aythya americana.

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perceivable

  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing
    • perceivable through the mist
  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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stipend

  • noun a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose

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nubile

  • adjective satellite of girls or women who are eligible to marry
    marriageable.

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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inhabitable

  • adjective satellite fit for habitation
    habitable.
    • the habitable world

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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scathe

  • noun the act of damaging something or someone
    harm; damage; hurt.

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te

  • noun a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold
    atomic number 52; tellurium.
  • noun the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
    si; ti.

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graspable

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    understandable; perceivable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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muster

  • noun a gathering of military personnel for duty
    • he was thrown in the brig for missing muster
  • noun compulsory military service
    selective service; draft; conscription.

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speakable

  • adjective satellite capable of being uttered in words or sentences
    utterable.

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knuckles

  • noun a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
    knuckle duster; knucks; brass knuckles; brass knucks.
  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle; knuckle joint.

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outlast

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlive.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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hem

  • noun the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
    • the hem of her dress was stained
    • let down the hem
    • he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    • it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • noun the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
    ahem.

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recognisable

  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    recognizable; placeable.

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sunlight

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunshine.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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