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rosin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    resin.
  • verb rub rosin onto
    • rosin the violin bow

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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courtly

  • adjective satellite refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
    stately; formal.
    • a courtly gentleman

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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lemonwood

  • noun hard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods
  • noun South African evergreen having hard tough wood
    Psychotria capensis; lemon-wood; lemonwood tree; lemon-wood tree.

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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unbend

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten.
  • verb unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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fairlead

  • noun a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

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diddley

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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sprit

  • noun a light spar that crosses a fore-and-aft sail diagonally

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larboard

  • noun the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
    port.
  • adjective satellite located on the left side of a ship or aircraft
    port.

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chaser

  • noun a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    pursuer.
    • always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • noun a drink to follow immediately after another drink

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stringless

Having no strings.
His tongue is now a stringless instrument. Shak.

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fibula

  • noun the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
    calf bone.

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grosgrain

  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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nock

  • verb make small marks into the surface of
    score; mark.
    • score the clay before firing it

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unstrung

  • adjective satellite emotionally upset
    • the incident left him unstrung and incapable of rational effort
  • verb remove the strings from
    unstring.
    • unstring my guitar

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wow

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; howler; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • verb impress greatly
    • The speaker wowed the audience

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catalpa

  • noun tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
    Indian bean.

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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unaimed

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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unbacked

  • adjective satellite unsupported by other people
    unassisted; single-handed.

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oarsman

  • noun someone who rows a boat
    rower.

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starboard

  • noun the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
  • verb turn to the right, of helms or rudders

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rampantly

  • adverb in an uncontrolled and rampant manner
    wild.
    • weeds grew rampantly around here

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bended

  • adjective satellite used of the back and knees; stooped
    bent.
    • on bended knee
    • with bent (or bended) back
  • verb form a curve
    flex; bend.
    • The stick does not bend

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chock

  • noun a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
    wedge.
  • verb secure with chocks

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upswept

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cleat

  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
  • noun a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

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knifelike

  • adjective satellite cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations

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submissively

  • adverb in a servile manner
    deferentially.
    • he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor

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overstrung

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy.
  • adjective satellite too tightly strung
    • an overstrung archery bow

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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raffia

  • noun leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.
    raphia.
  • noun fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets

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unbent

  • adjective satellite not bent
    • looking for an unbent nail
    • trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber
  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten; unbend.

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polite

  • adjective showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; cultured; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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obsequiously

  • adverb in an obsequious manner
    servilely; subserviently.
    • she acts obsequiously toward her boss

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ceremonious

  • adjective characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display
    pompous.
  • adjective satellite rigidly formal or bound by convention
    conventional.
    • their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt

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wow

  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny
    sidesplitter; riot; howler; belly laugh; scream; thigh-slapper.
  • verb impress greatly
    • The speaker wowed the audience

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casement

  • noun a window sash that is hinged (usually on one side)

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subserviently

  • adverb in an obsequious manner
    obsequiously; servilely.
    • she acts obsequiously toward her boss

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shoelace

  • noun a lace used for fastening shoes
    shoestring; shoe string; shoe lace.

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chaser

  • noun a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    pursuer.
    • always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • noun a drink to follow immediately after another drink

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organza

  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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unbend

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten.
  • verb unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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recurved

  • adjective satellite curved backward or inward
    recurvate.
  • verb curve or bend (something) back or down
    recurve.

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brooch

  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    breastpin; broach.
  • verb fasten with or as if with a brooch
    clasp.

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loopy

  • adjective consisting of or covered with or having loops
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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grouper

  • noun flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
  • noun usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas

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upcurved

  • adjective satellite curving upward

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uncase

  • verb get undressed
    peel; strip down; undress; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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foulard

  • noun a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)

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reverentially

  • adverb with reverence; in a reverent manner
    reverently.
    • he gazed reverently at the handiwork

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bulbous

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulblike.
  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bellying; bulging; bellied; bulgy; protuberant.

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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cay

  • noun a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
    Florida key; key.

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courtly

  • adjective satellite refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
    stately; formal.
    • a courtly gentleman

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yaw

  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    swerve.
  • verb be wide open
    yawn; gape.
    • the deep gaping canyon

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organdy

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdie.

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chock

  • noun a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
    wedge.
  • verb secure with chocks

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clipper

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    limiter.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion
  • noun a fast sailing ship used in former times
    clipper ship.

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bazar

  • noun a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
    bazaar.
  • noun a shop where a variety of goods are sold
    bazaar.

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horsehair

  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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catapult

  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    slingshot; sling.
  • noun a device that launches aircraft from a warship
    launcher.

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obsequious

  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
    toadyish; bootlicking; fawning; sycophantic.
  • adjective satellite attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
    • obsequious shop assistants

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knife

  • noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  • noun a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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brooch

  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    breastpin; broach.
  • verb fasten with or as if with a brooch
    clasp.

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labial

  • noun a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
    labial consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the lips of the mouth
    • labial stops

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deferentially

  • adverb in a servile manner
    submissively.
    • he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor
  • adverb in a respectfully deferential manner
    • he listened deferentially

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ebony

  • noun a very dark black
    jet black; soot black; sable; coal black; pitch black.
  • noun hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

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visor

  • noun a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
    vizor.
  • noun a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
    bill; peak; eyeshade; vizor.
    • he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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divider

  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    splitter.
  • noun a person who separates something into parts or groups

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barnacle

  • noun marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
    cirripede; cirriped.
  • noun European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north
    barnacle goose; Branta leucopsis.

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cleats

  • noun shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles
    • the football players all wore cleats
  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
    cleat.

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paternoster

  • noun a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in an endless loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the Lord's Prayer in Latin; translates as `our father'

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frigidly

  • adverb without warmth or enthusiasm
    frostily.
    • `Come in if you have to,' he said frostily

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perky

  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    buoyant; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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gamelan

  • noun a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs

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clara

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knife

  • noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  • noun a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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tulle

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

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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yew

  • noun wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows
  • noun any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves

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reverently

  • adverb with reverence; in a reverent manner
    reverentially.
    • he gazed reverently at the handiwork

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showery

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    rainy.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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fibula

  • noun the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
    calf bone.

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at

  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos
  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.

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ceremoniously

  • adverb in a ceremonious manner
    ceremonially.
    • my mother advised her children ceremoniously

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ribbon

  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    thread.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward
  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; decoration; palm; medallion; medal.

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paddler

  • noun someone paddling a canoe
    canoeist.

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pussycat

  • noun a person who is regarded as easygoing and agreeable
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussy; kitty-cat; kitty; puss.

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rudder

  • noun a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes
  • noun (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel

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nether

  • adjective satellite lower
    • gnawed his nether lip
  • adjective satellite dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
    chthonic; chthonian.
    • nether regions

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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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ramp

  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    incline.
  • noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium tricoccum; wild leek.

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curt

  • adjective satellite marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    brusque; short; brusk.
    • try to cultivate a less brusque manner
    • a curt reply
    • the salesgirl was very short with him
  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    laconic; terse; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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sling

  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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mocking

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; gibelike; taunting; jeering.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock; mock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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shoestring

  • noun a lace used for fastening shoes
    shoelace; shoe string; shoe lace.
  • noun a small amount of money
    shoe string.
    • he managed it on a shoestring

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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gunner

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    artilleryman; cannoneer; machine gunner.

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cometary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a comet
    cometic.

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ramp

  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    incline.
  • noun North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium tricoccum; wild leek.

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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catapult

  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    slingshot; sling.
  • noun a device that launches aircraft from a warship
    launcher.

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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torpedo

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; gun for hire.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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