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spinnaker

  • noun a large and usually triangular headsail; carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind

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caftan

  • noun a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
    kaftan.
  • noun a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
    kaftan.

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thunderhead

  • noun a rounded projecting mass of a cumulus cloud with shining edges; often appears before a thunderstorm

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smokestack

  • noun a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
    stack.

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crinoline

  • noun a skirt stiffened with hoops
    hoopskirt.
  • noun a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric

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nightdress

  • noun lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
    gown; night-robe; nightgown; nightie.

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skywards

  • adverb toward the sky
    skyward.
    • look skywards!

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nightgown

  • noun lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
    gown; nightdress; night-robe; nightie.

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motherliness

  • noun the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
    maternalism; maternity; maternal quality.
    • the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children

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skirt

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

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skyward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    heavenward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward the sky
    skywards.
    • look skywards!

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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thundercloud

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    cumulonimbus; cumulonimbus cloud.

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cumulus

  • noun a globular cloud
    cumulus cloud.
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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cumulonimbus

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    thundercloud; cumulonimbus cloud.

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cassock

  • noun a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers

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parachute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    chute.
  • verb jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
    jump; chute.

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cloak

  • noun anything that covers or conceals
  • noun a loose outer garment

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curtain

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    drape; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun any barrier to communication or vision
    • a curtain of secrecy
    • a curtain of trees

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skirt

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

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pantaloon

  • noun a buffoon in modern pantomimes; the butt of jokes
  • noun a character in the commedia dell'arte; portrayed as a foolish old man

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robe

  • noun any loose flowing garment
  • noun outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown.

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fireball

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    bolide.
  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; powerhouse.

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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greatcoat

  • noun a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
    topcoat; overcoat.

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smokescreen

  • noun (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements
    smoke screen.
  • noun an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure
    smoke screen.
    • requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures

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cloak

  • noun anything that covers or conceals
  • noun a loose outer garment

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sleeve

  • noun the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    arm.
  • noun small case into which an object fits

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spinnaker

  • noun a large and usually triangular headsail; carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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robe

  • noun any loose flowing garment
  • noun outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown.

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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smokestack

  • noun a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
    stack.

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cape

  • noun a strip of land projecting into a body of water
    ness.
  • noun a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
    mantle.

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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tulle

  • noun a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

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bloomers

  • noun underpants worn by women
    drawers; knickers; pants.
    • she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing
  • noun a flower that blooms in a particular way
    bloomer.
    • a night bloomer

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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parachute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    chute.
  • verb jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
    jump; chute.

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crinoline

  • noun a skirt stiffened with hoops
    hoopskirt.
  • noun a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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flounce

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    ruffle; frill; furbelow.
  • noun the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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petticoat

  • noun undergarment worn under a skirt
    underskirt; half-slip.

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fumes

  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust; exhaust fumes.
  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume; smoke.

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chute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    parachute.
  • noun sloping channel through which things can descend
    sloping trough; slideway; slide.

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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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smock

  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; dust coat; gaberdine; duster.
  • verb embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
    • The folk dancers wore smocked shirts

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canopy

  • noun the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  • noun the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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leaflet

  • noun a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
    cusp.
  • noun part of a compound leaf

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cape

  • noun a strip of land projecting into a body of water
    ness.
  • noun a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
    mantle.

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mitral

  • adjective of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve
    • mitral insufficiency
  • adjective relating to or resembling the miter worn by some clerics

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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fold

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; crease; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    congregation; faithful.

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overcoat

  • noun a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
    topcoat; greatcoat.
  • noun an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
    overcoating.

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shirt

  • noun a garment worn on the upper half of the body
  • verb put a shirt on

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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curtain

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    drape; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun any barrier to communication or vision
    • a curtain of secrecy
    • a curtain of trees

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mushroom

  • noun common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
  • noun mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)

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chute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    parachute.
  • noun sloping channel through which things can descend
    sloping trough; slideway; slide.

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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incense

  • noun a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  • noun the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
    • incense filled the room

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exhaust

  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust fumes; fumes.
  • noun system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
    exhaust system.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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veil

  • noun a garment that covers the head and face
    head covering.
  • noun a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    velum.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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chimney

  • noun a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
  • noun a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
    lamp chimney.

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fog

  • noun droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    murkiness; fogginess; murk.

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shroud

  • noun a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  • noun (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    mainsheet; tack; sheet; weather sheet.

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veil

  • noun a garment that covers the head and face
    head covering.
  • noun a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    velum.

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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huge

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    Brobdingnagian; vast; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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gently

  • adverb in a gradual manner
    • a gently sloping terrain
  • adverb in a gentle manner
    mildly.
    • he talked gently to the injured animal

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suds

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; lather.
  • noun a dysphemism for beer (especially for lager that effervesces)

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frock

  • noun a habit worn by clerics
  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    dress.

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trouser

  • noun (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
    pant.
    • he had a sharp crease in his trousers
  • noun a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers
    • in his trouser's pocket
    • he ripped his left trouser on the fence

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banner

  • noun long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
    streamer.
  • noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
    streamer.

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silks

  • noun the brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable
  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
    silk.

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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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surge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; spate.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    upsurge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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systolic

  • adjective of or relating to a systole or happening during a systole

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canopy

  • noun the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  • noun the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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softly

  • adverb with low volume
    quietly.
    • speak softly but carry a big stick
    • she spoke quietly to the child
    • the radio was playing softly
  • adverb in a manner that is pleasing to the senses
    • she smiled softly

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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satin

  • noun a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

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jacket

  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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gust

  • noun a strong current of air
    blow; blast.
    • the tree was bent almost double by the gust

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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stacks

  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; wads; piles; lots; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; loads; dozens; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers
  • noun storage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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shirt

  • noun a garment worn on the upper half of the body
  • verb put a shirt on

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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streamer

  • noun light that streams
    • streamers of flames
  • noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
    banner.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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acrid

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    pungent.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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pants

  • noun underpants worn by women
    drawers; bloomers; knickers.
    • she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing
  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
    pant.

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shorts

  • noun trousers that end at or above the knee
    trunks; short pants.
  • noun underpants worn by men
    underdrawers; drawers; boxers; boxershorts.

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