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peyton

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venerate

  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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corsica

  • noun an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
    Corse.
  • noun a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
    Corse.

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sagely

  • adverb in a wise manner
    wisely.
    • she acted wisely when she invited her parents

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jemmy

  • noun a short crowbar
    jimmy.
    • in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy

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importune

  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    insist.
    • I importune you to help them

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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sister

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
    • the Sisters taught her to love God

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connie

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recount

  • noun an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; narrate.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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quote

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

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jam

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

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din

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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fame

  • noun the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
    celebrity; renown.
  • noun favorable public reputation

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mention

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

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terry

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry cloth.
  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Ellen Terry; Dame Alice Ellen Terry.

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tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.
  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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reid

  • noun Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)
    Thomas Reid.

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rolfe

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write

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

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laurence

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boswell

  • noun Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)
    James Boswell.
  • noun a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds

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sonny

  • noun a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
    lad; laddie; cub; sonny boy.

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narrate

  • verb provide commentary for a film, for example
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; recount.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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angela

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bluster

  • noun noisy confusion and turbulence
    • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
  • noun a swaggering show of courage
    bravado.

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amendment

  • noun the act of amending or correcting
  • noun a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)

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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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tour

  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    circuit.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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write

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

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barbara

(Logic) The first word in certain mnemonic lines which represent the various forms of the syllogism. It indicates a syllogism whose three propositions are universal affirmatives. Whately.

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papers

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    document; written document.
  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
    paper.

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corsican

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Corsica or its people

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cite

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

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perusing

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; studying; poring over.
  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    peruse.
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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parade

  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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sylvester

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relate

  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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dave

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describe

  • verb give a description of
    draw; depict.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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alexander

  • noun European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
    Smyrnium olusatrum; Alexanders; black lovage; horse parsley.
  • noun king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
    Alexander the Great.

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allude

  • verb make a more or less disguised reference to
    touch; advert.
    • He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

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disfigure

  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; blemish.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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garrulous

  • adjective satellite full of trivial conversation
    loquacious; talky; gabby; chatty; talkative.
    • kept from her housework by gabby neighbors

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inform

  • verb impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
    • I informed him of his rights
  • verb give character or essence to
    • The principles that inform modern teaching

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christina

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argue

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

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mr.

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

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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mrs.

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

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visit

  • noun the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
    • he dropped by for a visit
  • noun a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
    • he scheduled a visit to the dentist

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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mr

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

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add

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.
  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table

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officious

  • adjective satellite intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    busy; meddlesome; meddling; interfering; busybodied.
    • an interfering old woman
    • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
    • busy about other people's business

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recorded

  • adjective set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction
    • recorded music
  • verb make a record of; set down in permanent form
    record; put down; enter.

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treasured

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; precious.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • verb hold dear
    treasure; appreciate; prize; value.
    • I prize these old photographs

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charley

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remark

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; input.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun explicit notice
    • it passed without remark

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ron

  • noun a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria
    Daffo; Bokkos.

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observe

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

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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randy

  • adjective satellite feeling great sexual desire
    turned on; ruttish; steamy; aroused; horny.
    • feeling horny

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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keith

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assert

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

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jim

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report

  • noun a written document describing the findings of some individual or group
    written report; study.
    • this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale
  • noun the act of informing by verbal report
    account.
    • he heard reports that they were causing trouble
    • by all accounts they were a happy couple

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holly

  • noun any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
  • noun United States rock star (1936-1959)
    Buddy Holly; Charles Hardin Holley.

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confide

  • verb reveal in private; tell confidentially
  • verb confer a trust upon
    entrust; trust; intrust; commit.
    • The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    • I commit my soul to God

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thomas

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

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confess

  • verb confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
    fink; squeal.
  • verb admit (to a wrongdoing)
    profess; concede.
    • She confessed that she had taken the money

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wendy

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conclude

  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
  • verb bring to a close
    • The committee concluded the meeting

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leonard

  • noun United States writer of thrillers (born in 1925)
    Elmore Leonard; Elmore John Leonard; Dutch Leonard.

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contend

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

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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complain

  • verb express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    plain; kvetch; sound off; kick; quetch.
    • My mother complains all day
    • She has a lot to kick about
  • verb make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge
    • The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client

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ms.

  • noun a form of address for a woman
    Ms.

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confess

  • verb confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
    fink; squeal.
  • verb admit (to a wrongdoing)
    profess; concede.
    • She confessed that she had taken the money

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pliant

  • adjective satellite capable of being influenced or formed
    plastic.
    • the plastic minds of children
    • a pliant nature
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; malleable; tensile; tractile.
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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tom

  • noun male cat
    tomcat.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Uncle Tom.

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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admit

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

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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omit

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; except; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    pretermit; drop; overleap; leave out; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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margaret

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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comment

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    input; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    commentary.
    • he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

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inimitable

  • adjective satellite defying imitation; matchless
    • an inimitable style

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wish

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wishing; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • noun an expression of some desire or inclination
    indirect request.
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention

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tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.
  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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innocently

  • adverb in a not unlawful manner
    • he claimed to have purchased the contraband innocently
  • adverb in a naively innocent manner
    • she smiled at him innocently

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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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yale

  • noun a university in Connecticut
    Yale University.
  • noun English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)
    Elihu Yale.

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boast

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    self-praise; boasting; jactitation.
  • verb show off
    blow; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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brian

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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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hebrides

  • noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
    Hebridean Islands; Hebridean Isles; Western Isles; Western Islands.

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lamented

  • adjective mourned or grieved for
    • the imprint of our wise and lamented friend"- A.E.Stevenson
  • verb express grief verbally
    keen; lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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defend

  • verb argue or speak in defense of
    support; fend for.
    • She supported the motion to strike
  • verb be on the defensive; act against an attack

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william

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presume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    assume; take for granted.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; dare.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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irrepressible

  • adjective satellite impossible to repress or control
    uncontrollable.
    • an irrepressible chatterbox
    • uncontrollable laughter

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explain

  • verb make plain and comprehensible
    explicate.
    • He explained the laws of physics to his students
  • verb define
    • The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean

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dr.

  • noun a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
    doctor.
    • she is a doctor of philosophy in physics
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; doctor.
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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acknowledge

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

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ronald

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jot

  • noun a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
    jotting.
  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; mite; tinge.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic

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Collocation words for "boswell" are words related to "boswell" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "boswell" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "boswell" or by the count of syllables each word has.