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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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readdicted

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portentousness

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savvy

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; comprehend; grasp; compass; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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snapdragon

  • noun a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon

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rootbound

  • adjective satellite (of a potted plant) grown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots
    potbound.
  • adjective satellite having the roots matted or densely tangled
    • shaggy untended lawns of old trees and rootbound scented flowers and shrubs"- William Faulkner

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distract

  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    deflect.
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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blurry

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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ravishingly

  • adverb in a ravishing manner or to a ravishing degree
    • she was ravishingly beautiful

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glabrescent

  • adjective satellite lacking hair or a similar growth or tending to become hairless

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momently

  • adverb for an instant or moment
    momentarily.
    • we paused momentarily before proceeding
    • a cardinal perched momently on the dogwood branch
  • adverb at any moment
    momentarily.
    • she will be with you momently

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erumpent

(Bot.) Breaking out; -- said of certain fungi which burst through the texture of leaves.

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fantasize

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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recontaminated

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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choosy

  • adjective satellite difficult to please
    choosey.

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rapidly

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; apace; quickly.
    • he works quickly

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irksome

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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cloddish

  • adjective satellite heavy and dull and stupid
    doltish.

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dread

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehension; apprehensiveness.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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desensitise

  • verb cause not to be sensitive
    desensitize.
    • The war desensitized many soldiers
    • The photographic plate was desensitized
  • verb make insensitive
    desensitize.
    • His military training desensitized him

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increasingly

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

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reacquaint

  • verb familiarize anew
    • We reacquainted ourselves with this technique

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gradually

  • adverb in a gradual manner
    step by step; bit by bit.
    • the snake moved gradually toward its victim

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ensnarl

  • verb entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
    mesh; enmesh.

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someday

  • adverb some unspecified time in the future
    • someday you will understand my actions

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overdependent

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intuit

  • verb know or grasp by intuition or feeling

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overfatigue

  • verb tire excessively
    overtire; overweary.

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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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glabrate

(Bot.) Becoming smooth or glabrous from age. Gray.

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progressively

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

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demotivated

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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americanise

  • verb make American in character
    Americanize.
    • The year in the US has completely Americanized him
  • verb become American in character
    Americanize.
    • After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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eventually

  • adverb after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
    finally.

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unglue

To separate, part, or open, as anything fastened with glue.
She stretches, gapes, unglues her eyes, And asks if it be time to rise. Swift.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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potbound

  • adjective satellite (of a potted plant) grown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots
    rootbound.

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puncture

  • noun loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object
  • noun a small hole made by a sharp object

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overfamiliar

  • adjective satellite taking undue liberties
    • young women disliked the overfamiliar tone he took with them

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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unmanageably

  • adverb so as to be unmanageable
    • `This house is unmanageably large,' she complained

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ceaseless

  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; incessant; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; 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

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inexorably

  • adverb in an inexorable manner
    • time marches on inexorably

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fuzzy

  • adjective satellite covering with fine light hairs
    fuzzed.
    • his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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steadily

  • adverb at a steady rate or pace
    • his interest eroded steadily
  • adverb in a steady manner
    steady.
    • he could still walk steadily

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gentrify

  • verb renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations
    • gentrify a row of old houses
    • gentrify the old center of town

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impassable

  • adjective incapable of being passed
    unpassable.

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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deskilled

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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desensitize

  • verb cause not to be sensitive
    desensitise.
    • The war desensitized many soldiers
    • The photographic plate was desensitized
  • verb make insensitive
    desensitise.
    • His military training desensitized him

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swiftly

  • adverb in a swift manner
    fleetly.
    • she moved swiftly

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roadkill

  • noun the dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle
    • vultures usually feed on carrion or roadkill

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quickly

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; rapidly; apace.
    • he works quickly
  • adverb with little or no delay
    quick; promptly.
    • the rescue squad arrived promptly
    • come here, quick!

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suburbanized

  • adjective satellite surrounded by many suburbs
    suburbanised.
    • a highly suburbanized city
  • verb take on suburban character
    suburbanize; suburbanise.
    • the city suburbanized

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slowly

  • adverb without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    tardily; slow; easy.
    • he spoke slowly
    • go easy here--the road is slippery
    • glaciers move tardily
    • please go slow so I can see the sights
  • adverb in music
    lento.
    • Play this lento, please

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overtrained

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belatedly

  • adverb later than usual or than expected
    late; tardily.
    • the train arrived late
    • we awoke late
    • the children came late to school
    • notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline
    • I belatedly wished her a happy birthday

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multimillionaires

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mutable

  • adjective capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
    changeable.
    • a mutable substance
    • the mutable ways of fortune
    • mutable weather patterns
    • a mutable foreign policy

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overemotional

  • adjective satellite excessively or abnormally emotional
    sloppy.

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arguably

  • adverb as can be shown by argument
    • she is arguably the best

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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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imperceptibly

  • adverb in an imperceptible manner or to an imperceptible degree
    unnoticeably.
    • the power of the Secretary of State in London increased gradually but imperceptibly

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peloric

(Bot.) Abnormally regular or symmetrical. Darwin.

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toner

  • noun a solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print
  • noun a black or colored powder used in a printer to develop a xerographic image

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reemployed

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unwittingly

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unknowingly; inadvertently.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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professionalise

  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    professionalize.
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    professionalize.
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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internationalise

  • verb put under international control
    internationalize.
    • internationalize trade of certain drugs
  • verb make international in character
    internationalize.
    • We internationalized the committee

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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overspecialize

  • verb become overly specialized
    overspecialise.
    • She overspecialized when she concentrated on verbs in Fijian

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unknowingly

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unwittingly; inadvertently.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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decreasing

  • adjective becoming less or smaller
  • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
    diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
    • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
    • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
    • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
    • his voice fell to a whisper

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vino

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    wine.

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gaunt

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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ultimately

  • adverb as the end result of a succession or process
    in the end; at long last; finally; at last.
    • ultimately he had to give in
    • at long last the winter was over

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overtire

  • verb tire excessively
    overweary; overfatigue.

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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demode

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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airsick

  • adjective satellite experiencing motion sickness
    seasick; carsick; air sick.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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unlivable

  • adjective unfit or unsuitable to live in or with
    unliveable.
    • unlivable substandard housing

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fantasize

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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civically

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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overstimulated

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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acorn

  • noun fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

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americanize

  • verb make American in character
    Americanise.
    • The year in the US has completely Americanized him
  • verb become American in character
    Americanise.
    • After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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embroiled

  • adjective satellite deeply involved especially in something complicated
    entangled.
    • embroiled in the conflict
    • felt unwilling entangled in their affairs
  • verb force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    embroil; sweep; drag; drag in; sweep up; tangle.
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business

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continually

  • adverb seemingly without interruption
    • complained continually that there wasn't enough money

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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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perpetual

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; eternal; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    ceaseless; constant; unceasing; never-ending; incessant; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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cloudy

  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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caterpillar

  • noun a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
  • noun a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
    cat.

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uninsurable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being insured or not eligible to be insured

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inadvertently

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unknowingly; unwittingly.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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bureaucratised

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suddenly

  • adverb happening unexpectedly
    all of a sudden; of a sudden.
    • suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side
  • adverb quickly and without warning
    short; dead; abruptly.
    • he stopped suddenly

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unstuck

  • adjective free
    • a man with a mule got my car unstuck
    • the gears locked in second and would not come unstuck
  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of disorganization or incoherence
    undone.
    • price programs became unstuck because little grain was available

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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acclimatise

  • verb get used to a certain climate
    acclimate; acclimatize.
    • They never acclimatized in Egypt

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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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radicalised

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Collocation words for "becoming" are words related to "becoming" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "becoming" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "becoming" or by the count of syllables each word has.