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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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grosgrain

  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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complaisant

  • adjective satellite showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
    obliging.
    • to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover
    • the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave

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unbacked

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

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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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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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organza

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

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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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obsequiously

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

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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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nock

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

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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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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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supernumerary

  • noun a person serving no apparent function
    • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries
  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; extra.

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ceremoniously

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

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clumsy

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    gawky; unwieldy; clunky; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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submissively

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

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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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reverentially

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

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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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strung

  • adjective that is on a string
    • keys strung on a red cord
  • verb thread on or as if on a string
    draw; string; thread.
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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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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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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tulle

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

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reverently

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

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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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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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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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stiffly

  • adverb in a stiff manner
    stiff.
    • his hands lay stiffly
  • adverb in a rigid manner
    rigidly; bolt.
    • the body was rigidly erect
    • he sat bolt upright

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cleave

  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; split.
    • cleave the bone
  • verb make by cutting into
    • The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock

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rhinestone

  • noun an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste

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gracefully

  • adverb in a graceful manner
    • she swooped gracefully
  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    graciously.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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respectfully

  • adverb in a respectful manner
    • might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?

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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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politely

  • adverb in a polite manner
    courteously.
    • the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'

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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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coldly

  • adverb in a cold unemotional manner
    in cold blood.
    • he killed her in cold blood

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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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humbly

  • adverb in a humble manner
    meekly.
    • he humbly lowered his head
  • adverb in a miserly manner
    meanly.
    • they lived meanly and without ostentation

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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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courteously

  • adverb in a polite manner
    politely.
    • the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'

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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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graciously

  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    gracefully.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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gallantly

  • adverb in a gallant manner
    chivalrously.
    • he gallantly offered to take her home

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organdy

  • noun a sheer stiff muslin
    organdie.

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grandly

  • adverb in a grand manner
    • the mansion seemed grandly large by today's standards

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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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brusquely

  • adverb in a blunt direct manner
    bluffly; roundly; bluntly; flat out.
    • he spoke bluntly
    • he stated his opinion flat-out
    • he was criticized roundly

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crepe

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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glooming

  • adjective satellite depressingly dark
    gloomy; gloomful; sulky.
    • the gloomy forest
    • the glooming interior of an old inn
    • `gloomful' is archaic

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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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gravely

  • adverb in a grave and sober manner
    staidly; soberly.
    • he walked soberly toward the altar
  • adverb to a severe or serious degree
    badly; seriously; severely.
    • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    • badly injured
    • a severely impaired heart
    • is gravely ill
    • was seriously ill

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violin

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    fiddle.

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mockingly

  • adverb in a disrespectful jeering manner
    jeeringly; gibingly.
  • adverb in a disrespectful and mocking manner
    scoffingly; derisorily; derisively.
    • `Sorry,' she repeated derisively

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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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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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deeply

  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    profoundly.
    • They felt the loss deeply
  • adverb to a great depth; far down
    deep.
    • dived deeply
    • dug deep

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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frilly

  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilled; ruffled.

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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ingot

  • noun metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
    metal bar; block of metal.

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slicing

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slice; fade.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun the act of cutting into slices

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reflexed

  • adjective satellite (of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees

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tied

  • adjective satellite bound or secured closely
    trussed.
    • the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
    • a trussed chicken
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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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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profoundly

  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    deeply.
    • They felt the loss deeply

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obediently

  • adverb in an obedient manner
    yieldingly.
    • obediently she slipped off her right shoe and stocking

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grate

  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grating.
  • noun a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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brandish

  • noun the act of waving
    flourish.
  • verb move or swing back and forth
    flourish; wave.
    • She waved her gun

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slightly

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    somewhat; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb in a slim or slender manner
    slimly; slenderly.
    • a slenderly built woman
    • slightly built

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worshiper

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshipper.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshipper; believer.

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seaward

  • noun the direction toward the sea
  • adjective (of winds) coming from the land
    offshore.
    • offshore winds

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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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curtly

  • adverb in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
    short; shortly.
    • he told me curtly to get on with it
    • he talked short with everyone
    • he said shortly that he didn't like it

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hickory

  • noun valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
  • noun American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
    hickory tree.

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dipped

  • adjective satellite having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    lordotic; swaybacked; swayback.
  • verb immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    dunk; souse; plunge; dip; douse.
    • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
    • dip the brush into the paint

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composite

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    complex.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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awkwardly

  • adverb in an awkward manner
    • he bent awkwardly

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wield

  • verb have and exercise
    maintain; exert.
    • wield power and authority
  • verb handle effectively
    handle; manage.
    • The burglar wielded an axe
    • The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

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adorned

  • adjective provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
    decorated.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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sate

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    satiate; replete; fill.
    • I am sated

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outwards

  • adverb toward the outside
    outward.
    • move the needle further outward!

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pew

  • noun long bench with backs; used in church by the congregation
    church bench.

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devoutly

  • adverb in a devout and pious manner
    piously.
    • she was devoutly Catholic

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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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plunge

  • noun a brief swim in water
    dip.
  • noun a steep and rapid fall

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awash

  • adjective satellite covered with water
    flooded; afloat; overflowing; inundated.
    • the main deck was afloat (or awash)
    • the monsoon left the whole place awash
    • a flooded bathroom
    • inundated farmlands
    • an overflowing tub

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flaring

  • adjective satellite streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air
    aflare.
    • ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her
    • flags aflare in the breeze
  • verb burn brightly
    blaze up; flare; flame up; burn up.
    • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity

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plunge

  • noun a brief swim in water
    dip.
  • noun a steep and rapid fall

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decorate

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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cello

  • noun a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing
    violoncello.

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outward

  • adjective relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
    • a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outbound.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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elegantly

  • adverb with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner
    • the room was elegantly decorated
  • adverb in a gracefully elegant manner
    • the members of these groups do not express themselves as accurately or as elegantly as their critics do

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condescending

  • adjective satellite (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
    patronizing; patronising; arch.
  • verb behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
    condescend.

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taut

  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    tight.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope
  • adjective satellite subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    • the skin of his face looked drawn and tight
    • her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

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pasta

  • noun a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  • noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
    alimentary paste.

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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splashed

  • adjective satellite (of a fluid) having been propelled about in flying drops or masses
    • with clothes wet by splashed water
  • verb cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    splosh; sprinkle; splash.
    • She splashed the water around her

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meekly

  • adverb in a submissive or spiritless manner
    • meekly bowed to his wishes
  • adverb in a humble manner
    humbly.
    • he humbly lowered his head

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