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snout

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    neb.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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oxtongue

  • noun widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States
    bugloss; bitterweed; Picris echioides; bristly oxtongue.

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densely

  • adverb in a stupid manner
    obtusely; dumbly.
    • he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone
  • adverb in a concentrated manner
    thickly.
    • old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built
    • a thickly populated area

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shoat

  • noun a young pig
    shote; piglet; piggy.

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sparsely

  • adverb in a sparse manner
    • sparsely inhabited

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foxtail

  • noun grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
    foxtail grass.

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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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crewcut

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blackish

  • adjective satellite of something that is somewhat black
    • blackish clouds

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sarsaparilla

  • noun any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves
  • noun carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras

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cropped

  • adjective satellite (of land or soil) used for growing crops
    • cropped soil
  • verb cut short
    crop.
    • She wanted her hair cropped short

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mustache

  • noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
    moustache.
    • he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

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eyebrow

  • noun the arch of hair above each eye
    brow; supercilium.

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mustache

  • noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
    moustache.
    • he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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moustache

  • noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
    mustache.
    • he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

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sparse

  • adjective satellite not dense
    thin.
    • a thin beard
    • trees were sparse

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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coarse

  • adjective of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
    harsh.
    • coarse meal
    • coarse sand
    • a coarse weave
  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; uncouth; vulgar; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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moustache

  • noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
    mustache.
    • he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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pappus

  • noun calyx composed of scales or bristles or featherlike hairs in plants of the Compositae such as thistles and dandelions

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minutely

  • adverb in minute detail
    circumstantially.
    • our inability to see everything minutely and clearly is due merely to the infirmity of our senses

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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stubble

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    chaff; straw; husk; stalk; shuck.
  • noun short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a few days

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stout

  • noun a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  • noun a garment size for a large or heavy person

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mane

  • noun long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
  • noun growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
    head of hair.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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stubble

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    chaff; straw; husk; stalk; shuck.
  • noun short stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a few days

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whitish

  • adjective satellite resembling milk in color not clear
    milklike; milky.
    • milky glass
  • adjective satellite of something having a color tending toward white
    off-white.

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whiskers

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; beard.
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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beard

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; whiskers.
  • noun a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

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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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boar

  • noun Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
    Sus scrofa; wild boar.
  • noun an uncastrated male hog

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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locust

  • noun migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
  • noun hardwood from any of various locust trees

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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spikelet

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; sticker.

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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beard

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; whiskers.
  • noun a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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prickle

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; spikelet; sticker.
  • verb cause a prickling sensation
    prick.

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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boar

  • noun Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
    Sus scrofa; wild boar.
  • noun an uncastrated male hog

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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jowl

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    mandible; lower jaw; submaxilla; lower jawbone; mandibula; mandibular bone; jawbone.
  • noun a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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bract

  • noun a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence

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slender

  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slim; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
  • adjective satellite very narrow
    thin.
    • a thin line across the page

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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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calyx

  • noun (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green

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pike

  • noun a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
    motorway; thruway; freeway; throughway; superhighway; state highway; expressway.
  • noun highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh

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huge

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    Brobdingnagian; vast; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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spine

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spinal column; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spur; acantha.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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cheek

  • noun either side of the face below the eyes
  • noun an impudent statement
    impudence; impertinence.

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harsh

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly stern
    rough.
    • wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
    • the nomad life is rough and hazardous
  • adjective satellite disagreeable to the senses
    • the harsh cry of a blue jay
    • harsh cognac
    • the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    • harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway

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numerous

  • adjective satellite amounting to a large indefinite number
    legion.
    • numerous times
    • the family was numerous
    • Palomar's fans are legion

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snout

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    neb.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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brow

  • noun the part of the face above the eyes
    forehead.
  • noun the arch of hair above each eye
    supercilium; eyebrow.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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haircut

  • noun the style in which hair has been cut
  • noun the act of cutting the hair

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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tuft

  • noun a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
    tussock.
  • noun a bunch of feathers or hair

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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pubescence

  • noun the time of life when sex glands become functional
    puberty.

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dense

  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; impenetrable.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
  • adjective satellite hard to pass through because of dense growth
    thick.
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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mane

  • noun long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
  • noun growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
    head of hair.

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distinctly

  • adverb clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
    clearly.
    • it's distinctly possible
    • I could clearly see myself in his situation
  • adverb in a distinct and distinguishable manner
    • the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion

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blond

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blonde.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blonde.

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conspicuously

  • adverb in a manner tending to attract attention
    • there have been plenty of general declarations about willingness to meet and talk, but conspicuously no mention of time and place
  • adverb in a prominent way
    prominently.
    • the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway

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feather

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    plumage; plume.
  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feathering.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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tuft

  • noun a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
    tussock.
  • noun a bunch of feathers or hair

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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seta

  • noun stalk of a moss capsule
  • noun a stiff hair or bristle

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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hairy

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    haired; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar
  • adjective satellite hazardous and frightening
    • hairy moments in the mountains

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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vein

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vena.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • noun a distinctive style or manner
    • he continued in this vein for several minutes

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husk

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; straw; stalk; shuck.
  • noun outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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few

  • noun a small elite group
    • it was designed for the discriminating few
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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fur

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    pelt.
  • noun dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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hedgehog

  • noun relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
    porcupine.
  • noun small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
    Erinaceus europaeus; Erinaceus europeaeus.

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extremely

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    highly.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; exceedingly; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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involucre

  • noun a highly conspicuous bract or bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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conspicuous

  • adjective obvious to the eye or mind
    • a tower conspicuous at a great distance
    • wore conspicuous neckties
    • made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening
  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    blatant; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion

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cheek

  • noun either side of the face below the eyes
  • noun an impudent statement
    impudence; impertinence.

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sometimes

  • adverb on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; at other times for six months"
    • sometimes she wished she were back in England
    • sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    • sometimes they come for a month

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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tubercle

  • noun a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    nodule.

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spreading

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spread.
  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    airing; public exposure; dissemination.

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husk

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; straw; stalk; shuck.
  • noun outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

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usually

  • adverb under normal conditions
    normally; unremarkably; commonly; ordinarily.
    • usually she was late

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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mop

  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; swab.
  • verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    wipe up; mop up.
    • Mop the hallway now
    • He mopped her forehead with a towel

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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scalp

  • noun the skin that covers the top of the head
    • they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy
  • verb sell illegally, as on the black market

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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cactus

  • noun any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

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Collocation words for "bristly" are words related to "bristly" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "bristly" (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 "bristly" or by the count of syllables each word has.