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ensure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; assure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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bafta

A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India. Also, an imitation of this fabric made for export.

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whish

  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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snp

  • noun (genetics) genetic variation in a DNA sequence that occurs when a single nucleotide in a genome is altered; SNPs are usually considered to be point mutations that have been evolutionarily successful enough to recur in a significant proportion of the population of a species
    single nucleotide polymorphism.

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chianti

  • noun dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany

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prudential

  • adjective satellite arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
    • he abstained partly for prudential reasons

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milcher

  • noun cattle that are reared for their milk
    milch cow; dairy cow; dairy cattle; milk cow; milker.

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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weakener

  • noun that which weakens or causes a loss of strength
    • doubt is a great weakener of resolve

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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middleweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds

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south

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; Confederate States.

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dribbler

  • noun a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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philosophise

  • verb reason philosophically
    philosophize.

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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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textuary

Contained in the text; textual. Sir T. Browne.

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darndest

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steakhouse

  • noun a restaurant that specializes in steaks
    chophouse.

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joust

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    tilt.
  • verb joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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joust

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    tilt.
  • verb joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

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ken

  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    cognizance.
    • beyond my ken
  • noun the range of vision
    sight.
    • out of sight of land

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converse

  • noun a proposition obtained by conversion
  • verb carry on a conversation
    discourse.

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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shortstop

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the shortstop position
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
    short.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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firewood

  • noun wood used for fuel
    • they collected and cut their own firewood

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prosper

  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    flourish; fly high; thrive.
    • The new student is thriving

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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harmonise

  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded
  • verb write a harmony for
    harmonize.

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cohere

  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cleave; stick; cling; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere
  • verb cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    • Religion can cohere social groups

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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mouser

  • noun a cat proficient at mousing

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adolfo

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effectuate

  • verb produce
    set up; effect.
    • The scientists set up a shock wave

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comport

  • verb behave well or properly
    behave.
    • The children must learn to behave
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; bear; behave; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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volleyers

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hadst

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deserve

  • verb be worthy or deserving
    merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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miler

  • noun (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
    • the race was a 30-miler
  • noun a runner in a one-mile race

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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kisser

  • noun someone who kisses
    osculator.
  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; visage; mug; countenance; phiz.

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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versificator

A versifier. R. "The best versificator next Virgil." Dryden.

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deem

  • verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    take for; hold; view as.
    • take for granted
    • view as important
    • hold these truths to be self-evident
    • I hold him personally responsible

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smeller

One who smells, or perceives by the sense of smell; one who gives out smell.

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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centerfielder

  • noun the person who plays center field
    center fielder.

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ken

  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    cognizance.
    • beyond my ken
  • noun the range of vision
    sight.
    • out of sight of land

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tipper

  • noun a person who leaves a tip
    • a generous tipper
  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper lorry; tip truck; tipper truck; dumper.

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manful

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manlike; manly.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    male; manly; manlike; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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paella

  • noun saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken

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goaltender

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    netminder; goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.

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harmonize

  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded
  • verb write a harmony for
    harmonise.

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seasoner

  • noun a cook who uses seasonings
    • the cook is a light seasoner
  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; flavorer; flavourer.

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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gymnosophist

  • noun member of a Hindu sect practicing gymnosophy (especially nudism)

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deem

  • verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    take for; hold; view as.
    • take for granted
    • view as important
    • hold these truths to be self-evident
    • I hold him personally responsible

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preventative

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventive; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; preventive; hinderance.

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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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wisecrack

  • noun witty remark
    sally; quip; crack.
  • verb make a comment, usually ironic

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attire

  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    dress; garb.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; 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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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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guesstimate

  • noun an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
    guestimate.
  • verb estimate based on a calculation

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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rampire

A rampart. Archaic
The Trojans round the place a rampire cast. Dryden.

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ala

  • noun a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism
    • the alae of the nose
    • the alae of a maple seed
    • the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae
  • noun a wing of an insect

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chardonnay

  • noun white wine grape
    chardonnay grape.
  • noun dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
    Pinot Chardonnay.

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runaway

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; romp; blowout; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops

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kisser

  • noun someone who kisses
    osculator.
  • noun the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    smiler; physiognomy; visage; mug; countenance; phiz.

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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brin

One of the radiating sticks of a fan. The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches. Knight.

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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shaun

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outfield

  • noun the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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memorizer

  • noun a person who learns by rote
    memoriser.

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perform

  • verb carry out or perform an action
    do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
  • verb perform a function
    • Who will perform the wedding?

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raconteur

  • noun a person skilled in telling anecdotes
    anecdotist.

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damndest

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leadoff

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nonfiction

  • noun prose writing that is not fictional
    nonfictional prose.

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impersonally

  • adverb without warmth
    • he treated his patients impersonally
  • adverb in an impersonal manner
    • when I told him about Russ I found it difficult to speak impersonally

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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riesling

  • noun white grape grown in Europe and California
  • noun fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California

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liked

  • adjective found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining form
    • a well-liked teacher
  • verb prefer or wish to do something
    wish; like; care.
    • Do you care to try this dish?
    • Would you like to come along to the movies?

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pizzeria

  • noun a shop where pizzas are made and sold
    pizza parlor; pizza shop.

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blockbusting

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hurdler

  • noun an athlete who runs the hurdles

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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broodmare

  • noun a female horse used for breeding
    stud mare.

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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guesstimate

  • noun an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
    guestimate.
  • verb estimate based on a calculation

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sincere

  • adjective open and genuine; not deceitful
    • he was a good man, decent and sincere
    • felt sincere regret that they were leaving
    • sincere friendship
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; earnest.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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comedienne

  • noun a female actor in a comedy
  • noun a female comedian

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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havana

  • noun the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
    capital of Cuba; Cuban capital.

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mosquito

  • noun two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

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blockbuster

  • noun a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)
  • noun an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
    smash hit; megahit.

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beseen

Seen; appearing. Obs. or Archaic

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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