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hyperoxygenated

(Chem.) Combined with a relatively large amount of oxygen; -- said of higher oxides. Obs.

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attitudinize

  • verb assume certain affected attitudes
    attitudinise.

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reboarding

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stifler

  • noun a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses
    smotherer.
    • he is a real conversation stifler
    • I see from all the yawn smotherers that it is time to stop

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kayak

  • noun a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
  • verb travel in a small canoe
    • we kayaked down the river

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brachyurous

  • adjective of or belonging to the suborder Brachyura

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palatalize

  • verb pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
    palatalise.

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segue

  • noun the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another
  • verb proceed without interruption; in music or talk
    • He segued into another discourse

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whiskerless

  • adjective satellite having no beard
    beardless.

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respraying

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couranto

A sprightly dance; a coranto; a courant.

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rewaxing

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convent

  • noun a religious residence especially for nuns
  • noun a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

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okay

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; O.K.; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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genuflect

  • verb bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    kowtow; scrape.

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redialing

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pupate

  • verb develop into a pupa
    • the insect larva pupate

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macrurous

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Macrura; having a long tail.

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retry

  • verb hear or try a court case anew
    rehear.

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overtime

  • noun work done in addition to regular working hours
  • noun playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    extra time.

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resubmit

  • verb submit (information) again to a program or automatic system
    feed back.

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primp

  • verb dress or groom with elaborate care
    plume; dress; preen.
    • She likes to dress when going to the opera

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genuflect

  • verb bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    kowtow; scrape.

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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decimalisation

  • noun the act of changing to a decimal system
    decimalization.
    • the decimalization of British currency

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reembark

To put, or go, on board a vessel again; to embark again.

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snorkel

  • noun breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
  • noun air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    snorkel breather; schnorkel; schnorchel; breather.

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rehanging

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genuflect

  • verb bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    kowtow; scrape.

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puree

  • noun food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
  • verb rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
    strain.
    • puree the vegetables for the baby

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genuflect

  • verb bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    kowtow; scrape.

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reburying

  • noun the act of burying again
    reburial.
  • verb bury again
    rebury.
    • After the king's body had been exhumed and tested to traces of poison, it was reburied in the same spot

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quail

  • noun flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
  • noun small gallinaceous game birds

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redyeing

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lowly

  • adjective satellite low or inferior in station or quality
    small; modest; humble; low.
    • a humble cottage
    • a lowly parish priest
    • a modest man of the people
    • small beginnings
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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backhand

  • noun a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke
    backhand shot; backhand stroke.
  • verb hit a tennis ball backhand

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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finalise

  • verb make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
    nail down; settle; finalize.
    • let's finalize the proposal

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degauss

  • verb make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)
    demagnetise; demagnetize.
    • demagnetize the iron shavings
    • they degaussed the ship

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holster

  • noun a sheath (usually leather) for carrying a handgun
  • noun a belt with loops or slots for carrying small hand tools

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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somewhile

Once; for a time.
Though, under color of shepherds, somewhile There crept in wolves, full of fraund and guile. Spenser.

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reverified

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synapse

  • noun the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
    • nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters

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panoramical

Of, pertaining to, or like, a panorama.

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kowtow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kotow.
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    genuflect; scrape.

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regluing

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hymnary

  • noun a songbook containing a collection of hymns
    hymnbook; hymnal.

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hightail

  • verb leave as fast as possible
    • We hightailed it when we saw the police walking in

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inquirable

Capable of being inquired into; subject or liable to inquisition or inquest. Bacon.

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plonk

  • noun a cheap wine of inferior quality
  • noun the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)

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speechify

  • verb make speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality
    • These ministers speechify on every occasion

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palatalised

  • adjective satellite produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')
    palatal; palatalized.
  • verb pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
    palatalise; palatalize.

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decimalization

  • noun the act of changing to a decimal system
    decimalisation.
    • the decimalization of British currency

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jimjams

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cadence

  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; metre; meter; measure.
  • noun the close of a musical section

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prink

  • verb dress very carefully and in a finicky manner
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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quail

  • noun flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
  • noun small gallinaceous game birds

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applique

  • noun a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
  • verb sew on as a decoration

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unreel

  • verb unwind from or as if from a reel
    reel off.
    • unreel the tape

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blastoff

  • noun the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
    shot.

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aromatherapist

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reexport

To export again, as what has been imported.

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kowtow

  • noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission
    kotow.
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    genuflect; scrape.

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sunup

  • noun the first light of day
    daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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hale

  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.
  • noun United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
    George Ellery Hale.

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rewrapping

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unreel

  • verb unwind from or as if from a reel
    reel off.
    • unreel the tape

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finalize

  • verb make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
    nail down; settle; finalise.
    • let's finalize the proposal

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decontaminate

  • verb rid of contamination
    • The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city

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decamp

  • verb leave a camp
    break camp.
    • The hikers decamped before dawn
  • verb run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    abscond; make off; absquatulate; bolt; go off; run off.
    • The thief made off with our silver
    • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe

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warmups

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matriculate

  • noun someone who has been admitted to a college or university
  • verb enroll as a student

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compeir

An equal, as in rank, age, prowess, etc.; a companion; a comrade; a mate.
And him thus answer 'd soon his bold compeer. Milton.

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reinstall

  • verb install again
    • She reinstalled the washer after it had been repaired

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primp

  • verb dress or groom with elaborate care
    plume; dress; preen.
    • She likes to dress when going to the opera

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incepting

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swanky

  • adjective satellite imposingly fashionable and elegant
    swank.
    • a swank apartment

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tishah

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genuflection

  • noun the act of bending the knees in worship or reverence
    genuflexion.

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readdress

To address a second time; -- often used reflexively.
He readdressed himself to her. Boyle.

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evanesce

  • verb disappear gradually
    blow over; fade; pass; fleet; pass off.
    • The pain eventually passed off

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explanting

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renaissance

  • noun the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
    Renascence.
  • noun the revival of learning and culture
    rebirth; Renascence.

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cockcrow

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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colorfastness

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revarnishing

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preshrunk

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recommence

  • verb cause to start anew
    • The enemy recommenced hostilities after a few days of quiet
  • verb begin again
    • we recommenced his reading after a short nap

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cringe

  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; flinch; recoil; wince; quail; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; creep.

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juice

  • noun the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
  • noun energetic vitality
    • her creative juices were flowing

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toileted

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bilabial

  • noun a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/
  • adjective of or relating to or being a speech sound that is articulated using both lips
    • bilabial fricatives

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cower

  • verb crouch or curl up
    huddle.
    • They huddled outside in the rain
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cringe; creep.

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tipoff

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sleepwalk

  • verb walk in one's sleep
    somnambulate.

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sunrise

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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reattach

To attach again. the object reattached may have been an integral part which had never been "attached" (trans), e.g., to reattach a severed finger.

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abscise

  • verb shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
  • verb remove or separate by abscission

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unlatch

To open or loose by lifting the latch; as, to unlatch a door.

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primping

  • noun careful or finicky grooming
    • the primping alone took more than an hour
  • verb dress or groom with elaborate care
    plume; dress; primp; preen.
    • She likes to dress when going to the opera

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deglaze

  • verb dissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring

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salaam

  • noun a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
  • verb greet with a salaam

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unsnapping

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