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lasiolepis

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famously

  • adverb in a manner or to an extent that is well known
    • in his famously anecdotal style
  • adverb extremely well
    excellently; splendidly; magnificently.
    • he did splendidly in the exam
    • we got along famously

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jeremy

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latterly

  • adverb in the recent past
    late; recently; of late; lately.
    • he was in Paris recently
    • lately the rules have been enforced
    • as late as yesterday she was fine
    • feeling better of late
    • the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also

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jeremiah

  • noun (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
  • noun a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
    Book of Jeremiah.

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newsletter

  • noun report or open letter giving informal or confidential news of interest to a special group
    newssheet.

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samuel

  • noun (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king

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ms

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated multiple sclerosis; disseminated sclerosis; multiple sclerosis.
  • noun a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
    Mississippi; Magnolia State.

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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deduce

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    derive; deduct; infer.
  • verb conclude by reasoning; in logic
    infer.

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utilitarianism

  • noun doctrine that the useful is the good; especially as elaborated by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill; the aim was said to be the greatest happiness for the greatest number

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envisage

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; ideate; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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argue

  • verb present reasons and arguments
    reason.
  • verb have an argument about something
    contend; debate; fence.

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mr.

The customary abbreviation of Mister in writing and printing. See Master, 4.

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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envisioned

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    visualized; visualised; pictured.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; 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

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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insist

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand.
    • I must insist!
  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    importune.
    • I importune you to help them

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criticise

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    knock; pick apart; criticize.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticize.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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argue

  • verb present reasons and arguments
    reason.
  • verb have an argument about something
    contend; debate; fence.

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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unlike

  • adjective marked by dissimilarity
    different; dissimilar.
    • for twins they are very unlike
    • people are profoundly different
  • adjective not equal in amount
    • they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities

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enumerate

  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemise; itemize.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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manuscript

  • noun the form of a literary work submitted for publication
    ms.
  • noun handwritten book or document
    holograph.

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cyril

  • noun Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)
    Saint Cyril; St. Cyril.

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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distinguish

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; differentiate; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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arnold

  • noun English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
    Matthew Arnold.
  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Benedict Arnold.

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abhor

  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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susan

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ascribe

  • verb attribute or credit to
    impute; assign; attribute.
    • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
    • People impute great cleverness to cats

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accuse

  • verb bring an accusation against; level a charge against
    incriminate; impeach; criminate.
    • The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse
  • verb blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
    charge.
    • he charged the director with indifference

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esq

  • noun a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
    Esquire.

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cite

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; refer.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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define

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify.
  • verb give a definition for the meaning of a word
    • Define `sadness'

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josephine

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propose

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    advise; suggest.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    project.
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity

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whereas

At which place; where. Obs. Chaucer.
At last they came whereas that lady bode. Spenser.

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cite

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; refer.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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sophia

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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anticipate

  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow
  • verb act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    forestall; counter; foresee.

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insist

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand.
    • I must insist!
  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    importune.
    • I importune you to help them

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mrs.

The customary abbreviation of Mistress when used as a title of courtesy, in writing and printing. abbr. of Misses

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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mr

  • noun a form of address for a man
    Mr.; Mister.

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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although

Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.
Although all shall be offended, yet will no I. Mark xiv. 29.
Syn. -- Although, Though. Although, which originally was perhaps more emphatic than though, is now interchangeable with it in the sense given above. Euphonic consideration determines the choice.

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ridicule

  • noun language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    derision.

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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admit

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    acknowledge.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb allow to enter; grant entry to
    intromit; let in; allow in.
    • We cannot admit non-members into our club building
    • This pipe admits air

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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editing

  • noun putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
    redaction.
  • verb prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
    edit; redact.
    • Edit a book on lexical semantics
    • she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages

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propose

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    advise; suggest.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    project.
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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quote

  • noun a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
    quotation mark; inverted comma.
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    citation; quotation.

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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refute

  • verb overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
    rebut.
    • The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments
  • verb prove to be false or incorrect
    controvert; rebut.

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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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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pawnee

(Law) One or two whom a pledge is delivered as security; one who takes anything in pawn.

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rejected

  • adjective satellite rebuffed (by a lover) without warning
    jilted; spurned.
    • jilted at the altar
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    reject.
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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criticise

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    knock; pick apart; criticize.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticize.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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reject

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    cull.
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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acknowledge

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    admit.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb report the receipt of
    receipt.
    • The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

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resemble

  • verb appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to
    • She resembles her mother very much
    • This paper resembles my own work

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himself

An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
But he himself returned from the quarries. Judges iii. 19.
David hid himself in the field. 1 Sam. xx. 24.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign. Is. vii. 14.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people. Titus ii. 14.
With shame remembers, while himself was one Of the same herd, himself the same had done. Denham.
Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.
It comprehendeth in himself all good. Chaucer.

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joseph

An outer garment worn in the 18th century; esp., a woman's riding habit, buttoned down the front. Fairholt.

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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lady

  • noun a polite name for any woman
    • a nice lady at the library helped me
  • noun a woman of refinement
    gentlewoman; madam; ma'am; dame.
    • a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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explicitly

  • adverb in an explicit manner
    • in his foreword Professor Clark puts it explicitly

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discuss

  • noun an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
    discus.
  • noun a disk used in throwing competitions
    discus; saucer.

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contend

  • verb maintain or assert
    postulate.
    • He contended that Communism had no future
  • verb have an argument about something
    argue; debate; fence.

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enjoyment

  • noun the pleasure felt when having a good time
  • noun act of receiving pleasure from something
    delectation.

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invent

  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light
  • verb make up something artificial or untrue
    fabricate; manufacture; cook up; make up.

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paperback

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.
  • adjective satellite (of books) having a flexible binding
    paperbacked.

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assert

  • verb state categorically
    asseverate; maintain.
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; swan; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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discuss

  • noun an athletic competition in which a disk-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
    discus.
  • noun a disk used in throwing competitions
    discus; saucer.

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notably

  • adverb especially; in particular
    • notably in the social sciences, the professors teach too much

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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observe

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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identify

  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    place.
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
  • verb give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    name.
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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114

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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bibliography

  • noun a list of writings with time and place of publication (such as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a document etc.)

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reasoned

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; well-grounded.
    • a sound argument
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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concede

  • verb admit (to a wrongdoing)
    confess; profess.
    • She confessed that she had taken the money
  • verb be willing to concede
    yield; grant.
    • I grant you this much

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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ridicule

  • noun language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    derision.

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expound

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb state
    exposit; set forth.
    • set forth one's reasons

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anticipate

  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow
  • verb act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    forestall; counter; foresee.

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recognised

  • adjective satellite provided with a secure reputation
    recognized.
    • a recognized authority
  • verb show approval or appreciation of
    recognize; recognise.
    • My work is not recognized by anybody!
    • The best student was recognized by the Dean

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venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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asserted

  • adjective satellite confidently declared to be so
    • the asserted value of the painting
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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155

  • adjective satellite being five more than one hundred fifty
    clv; one hundred fifty-five.

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sought

  • adjective that is looked for
    • the long sought relatives
  • verb try to get or reach
    seek.
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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Collocation words for "bentham" are words related to "bentham" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "bentham" (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 "bentham" or by the count of syllables each word has.


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