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biogeography

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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angiosperm

  • noun plants having seeds in a closed ovary
    flowering plant.

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predict

  • verb make a prediction about; tell in advance
    anticipate; forebode; foretell; call; promise; prognosticate.
    • Call the outcome of an election
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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insular

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
    • insular territories
    • Hawaii's insular culture
  • adjective satellite suggestive of the isolated life of an island; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
    • an exceedingly insular man

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letters

  • noun the literary culture
    • this book shows American letters at its best
  • noun scholarly attainment
    • he is a man of letters

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pelagic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
    oceanic.
    • oceanic islands like Bermuda
    • oceanic currents
    • oceanic birds
    • pelagic organisms
    • pelagic whaling

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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molluscan

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to mollusks. -- n. A mollusk; one of the Mollusca.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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phylogenetic

  • adjective of or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms
    phyletic.
    • phylogenetic development

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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hawaiian

Belonging to Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, or to the people of Hawaii. -- n. A native of Hawaii.

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developed

  • adjective being changed over time so as to be e.g. stronger or more complete or more useful
    • the developed qualities of the Hellenic outlook
    • they have very small limbs with only two fully developed toes on each
  • verb make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    develop.
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique

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cenozoic

(Geol.) Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the Quaternary, or Age of man. Written also cænozoic, cainozoic, kainozoic. See Geology. ✍ This word is used by many authors as synonymous with Tertiary, the Quaternary Age not being included.

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require

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb consider obligatory; request and expect
    ask; expect.
    • We require our secretary to be on time
    • Aren't we asking too much of these children?
    • I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

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crustacean

  • noun any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
  • adjective of or belonging to the class Crustacea
    crustaceous.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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pleistocene

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to the epoch, or the deposits, following the Tertiary, and immediately preceding man. -- n. The Pleistocene epoch, or deposits.

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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avian

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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based

  • adjective satellite having a base
    • firmly based ice
  • verb use as a basis for; found on
    found; base; establish; ground.
    • base a claim on some observation

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mammalian

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the class Mammalia

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during

In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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dispersal

  • noun the act of dispersing or diffusing something
    dispersion; diffusion; dissemination.
    • the dispersion of the troops
    • the diffusion of knowledge

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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pliocene

(Geol.) Of, pertaining to, or characterizing, the most recent division of the Tertiary age.

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plankton

  • noun the aggregate of small plant and animal organisms that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water

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devonian

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to Devon or Devonshire in England; as, the Devonian rocks, period, or system.

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quaternary

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quartet; 4.
  • noun last 2 million years
    Quaternary period; Age of Man.

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darwinian

Pertaining to Darwin; as, the Darwinian theory, a theory of the manner and cause of the supposed development of living things from certain original forms or elements. ✍ This theory was put forth by Darwin in 1859 in a work entitled "The Origin of species by Means of Natural Selection." The author argues that, in the struggle for existence, those plants and creatures best fitted to the requirements of the situation in which they are placed are the ones that will live; in other words, that Nature selects those which are survive. This is the theory of natural selection or the survival of the fillest. He also argues that natural selection is capable of modifying and producing organisms fit for their circumstances. See Development theory, under Development.

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caribbean

Of or pertaining to the Caribs, to their islands (the eastern and southern West Indies), or to the sea (called the Caribbean sa) lying between those islands and Central America.

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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tropical

  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropic.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
  • adjective of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    • tropical year

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mangrove

  • noun a tropical tree or shrub bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building
    Rhizophora mangle.

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coral

  • noun a variable color averaging a deep pink
  • noun the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
    precious coral; red coral.

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paleozoic

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, the older division of geological time during which life is known to have existed, including the Silurian, Devonian, and Carboniferous ages, and also to the life or rocks of those ages. See Chart of Geology.

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basin

  • noun a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
    • she mixed the dough in a large basin
  • noun the quantity that a basin will hold
    basinful.
    • a basinful of water

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comparing

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparison.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    compare.
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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antarctic

Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23° 28&min;. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

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cretaceous

  • adjective abounding in chalk
  • noun from 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants
    Cretaceous period.

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oceanic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
    pelagic.
    • oceanic islands like Bermuda
    • oceanic currents
    • oceanic birds
    • pelagic organisms
    • pelagic whaling
  • noun an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
    Eastern Malayo-Polynesian.

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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reef

  • noun a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
  • noun a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
    Rand; Witwatersrand.

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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permian

(Geol.) Belonging or relating to the period, and also to the formation, next following the Carboniferous, and regarded as closing the Carboniferous age and Paleozoic era. -- n. The Permian period. See Chart of Geology.

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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pacific

  • adjective satellite disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
    peaceable.
    • the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force
    • a quiet and peaceable person
    • in a peaceable and orderly manner
  • noun the largest ocean in the world
    Pacific Ocean.

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zealand

  • noun the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
    Sjaelland; Seeland.

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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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continental

  • adjective of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
    • the Continental Army
    • the Continental Congress
  • adjective of or pertaining to or typical of Europe
    • a Continental breakfast

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equilibrium

  • noun a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    chemical equilibrium.

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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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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wisconsin

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin River.
  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    WI; Badger State.

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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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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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include

  • verb have as a part, be made up out of
    • The list includes the names of many famous writers
  • verb consider as part of something
    • I include you in the list of culprits

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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between

  • adverb in the interval
    betwixt.
    • dancing all the dances with little rest between
  • adverb in between
    'tween.
    • two houses with a tree between

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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include

  • verb have as a part, be made up out of
    • The list includes the names of many famous writers
  • verb consider as part of something
    • I include you in the list of culprits

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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both

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
    • both girls are pretty

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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