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accession

  • noun a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
    • the art collection grew through accession
  • noun (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement

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outsell

  • verb be sold more often than other, similar products
    • The new Toyota outsells the Honda by a wide margin
  • verb sell more than others
    • This salesman outsells his colleagues

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protocanonical

Of or pertaining to the first canon, or that which contains the authorized collection of the books of Scripture; -- opposed to deutero-canonical.

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surcease

  • noun a stopping
    cessation.
    • a cessation of the thunder

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ruminator

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    muser; muller; ponderer.

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outsell

  • verb be sold more often than other, similar products
    • The new Toyota outsells the Honda by a wide margin
  • verb sell more than others
    • This salesman outsells his colleagues

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deuterocanonical

Pertaining to a second canon, or ecclesiastical writing of inferior authority; -- said of the Apocrypha, certain Epistles, etc.

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galore

  • adjective satellite in great numbers
    • daffodils galore
  • adjective satellite existing in abundance
    abounding.
    • abounding confidence
    • whiskey galore

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kwela

  • noun a kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans; includes a whistle among its instruments

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chronicle

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • verb record in chronological order; make a historical record

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maypop

  • noun of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg
    Passiflora incarnata.

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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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applewood

  • noun wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus

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crossway

  • noun a junction where one street or road crosses another
    crossing; crossroad; intersection; carrefour.

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ltd

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whitecap

  • noun a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
    white horse.

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hardcover

  • noun a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
    hardback.
  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardbound; hardbacked; hardback.
    • hardback books

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autographed

  • adjective satellite bearing an autograph
    • an autographed copy of his latest book
  • verb mark with one's signature
    autograph; inscribe.
    • The author autographed his book

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hippocrene

A fountain on Mount Helicon in Boeotia, fabled to have burst forth when the ground was struck by the hoof of Pegasus. Also, its waters, which were supposed to impart poetic inspiration. Keats.
Nor maddening draughts of Hippocrene. Longfellow.

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voraciously

  • adverb in an eagerly voracious manner
    • she reads voraciously

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option

  • noun the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    alternative; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse

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tout

  • noun someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
    ticket tout.
  • noun someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
    touter.

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backlist

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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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hardbacked

  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardbound; hardcover; hardback.
    • hardback books

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shelve

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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cryptical

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptic; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptic; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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catalog

  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalogue.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog
  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalogue.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements

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bestseller

  • noun a book that has had a large and rapid sale
    best seller.

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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sasquatch

  • noun large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada
    Bigfoot.

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attn

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extol

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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heydey

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ltd.

  • noun a company that is organized to give its owners limited liability
    limited company; Ld..

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paragraphic

Pertaining to, or consisting of, a paragraph or paragraphs. -- Par`a*graph"ic*al*ly, adv.

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puffin

  • noun any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills

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corgi

  • noun either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
    Welsh corgi.

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unread

  • adjective satellite not informed through reading
    • he seems to have been wholly unread in political theory"- V.L.Parrington

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paperbacked

  • adjective satellite (of books) having a flexible binding
    paperback.

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stacked

  • adjective arranged in a stack
  • verb load or cover with stacks
    stack.
    • stack a truck with boxes

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pricksong

Music written, or noted, with dots or points; -- so called from the points or dots with which it is noted down. Obs.
He fights as you sing pricksong. Shak.

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worldwide

  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    world-wide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic
  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    planetary; global; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance

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philomel

Same as Philomela, the nightingale. Poetic Milton. Cowper.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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autograph

  • noun something written by one's own hand
  • noun a person's own signature
    John Hancock.

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popularize

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; vulgarise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb make understandable to the general public
    popularise.
    • Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books

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interlink

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interconnect.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle
  • verb cause to be interconnected or interwoven
    interconnect.

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detailing

  • noun an individualized description of a particular instance
    particularisation; particularization.
  • verb provide details for
    detail.

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borzoi

  • noun tall fast-moving dog breed
    Russian wolfhound.

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specialize

  • verb become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    specialise; narrow down; narrow.
    • She specializes in Near Eastern history
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; specialise; particularise; specify.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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oxbow

  • noun the land inside an oxbow bend in a river
  • noun a U-shaped curve in a stream

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pob

  • noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
    letter box; Post-Office box; call box; PO Box.

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bespeak

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    indicate; signal; betoken; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb express the need or desire for; ask for
    call for; quest; request.
    • She requested an extra bed in her room
    • She called for room service

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zed

  • noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
    izzard; z; ezed; zee.
    • the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee
    • he doesn't know A from izzard

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teem

  • verb be teeming, be abuzz
    swarm; pullulate.
    • The garden was swarming with bees
    • The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    • her mind pullulated with worries
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; stream; pour; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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softback

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover.

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purport

  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    intent; spirit.
  • noun the pervading meaning or tenor
    drift.
    • caught the general drift of the conversation

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mpg

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aplenty

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sunstone

  • noun a translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals
    aventurine.

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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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tesseract

  • noun the four-dimensional analogue of a cube

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decry

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated

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expounding

  • noun a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
    exposition.
  • 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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bluejacket

  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    navy man; sailor; sailor boy.

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demean

  • verb reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    take down; disgrace; degrade; put down.
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture

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sibylline

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
    sibyllic; vatical; vatic; mantic; divinatory.
    • the high priest's divinatory pronouncement
    • mantic powers
    • a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptical; cryptic; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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showcase

  • noun a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
    show window.
    • it was a showcase for democracy in Africa
  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; display case; vitrine.

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biggles

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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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pinata

  • noun plaything consisting of a container filled with toys and candy; suspended from a height for blindfolded children to break with sticks

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coauthor

  • noun a writer who collaborates with others in writing something
    joint author.

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bettermost

Best. R. "The bettermost classes." Brougham.

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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buchu

(Bot.) A South African shrub (Barosma) with small leaves that are dotted with oil dlands; also, the leaves themselves, which are used in medicine for diseases of the urinary organs, etc. Several species furnish the leaves.

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stargazer

  • noun someone indifferent to the busy world
    lotus-eater.
    • in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence
  • noun a physicist who studies astronomy
    astronomer; uranologist.

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publish

  • verb put into print
    print.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed
  • verb prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    bring out; release; issue; put out.
    • publish a magazine or newspaper

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gramercy

A word formerly used to express thankfulness, with surprise; many thanks.
Gramercy, Mammon, said the gentle knight. Spenser.

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online

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    on-line.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    on-line.
    • an on-line database

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dalesman

  • noun a person who lives in the dales of northern England

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catalogue

  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    catalog.
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements
  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    catalog.
    • he found it in the Sears catalog

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hern

(Zoöl.) A heron; esp., the common European heron. "A stately hern." Trench.

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litter

  • noun the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  • noun rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

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espouse

  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; hook up with.

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archon

(Antiq.) One of the chief magistrates in ancient Athens, especially, by preëminence, the first of the nine chief magistrates. -- Ar*chon"tic a.

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clutter

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • noun unwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen

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braille

  • noun French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
    Louis Braille.
  • noun a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals

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deutschland

  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Germany; FRG; Federal Republic of Germany.

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alyson

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promiscuously

  • adverb in an indiscriminate manner
    indiscriminately.
    • she reads promiscuously
  • adverb in a licentious and promiscuous manner
    wantonly; licentiously.
    • this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously

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ghostwrite

  • verb write for someone else
    ghost.
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?

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colophon

  • noun a publisher's emblem printed in a book (usually on the title page)

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audit

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audited account.
  • noun a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
    • he made an audit of all the plants on his property
    • an energy efficiency audit
    • an email log audit

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sapiential

  • adjective satellite characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God
    • a sapiential government

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donate

  • verb give to a charity or good cause
    • I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake
    • donate money to the orphanage
    • She donates to her favorite charity every month

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p.o.

  • noun a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army
    petty officer; PO.

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millstream

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avidly

  • adverb in an avid manner
    • whatever the flavor or color of your local paper, do remember that these are read avidly for local information

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weathervane

  • noun mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind
    wind vane; weather vane; vane.

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proliferate

  • verb grow rapidly
    • Pizza parlors proliferate in this area
  • verb cause to grow or increase rapidly
    • We must not proliferate nuclear arms

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xylographic

Of or pertaining to xylography, or wood engraving.

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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goosebump

  • noun reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
    horripilation; goose bump; gooseflesh; goose pimple; goose skin; pilomotor reflex.

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document

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    written document; papers.
  • noun anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

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clothbound

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imprint

  • noun a distinctive influence
    • English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion
  • noun a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
    impression; depression.
    • he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

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