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tigon

  • noun offspring of a male tiger and a female lion
    tiglon.

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pteridological

  • adjective of or relating to the study of ferns

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acquirer

  • noun a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
  • noun a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

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quadrillion

  • noun the number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros
    • in England they call a septillion a quadrillion
  • noun the number that is represented as a one followed by 15 zeros

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plummy

  • adjective satellite very desirable
    • a plummy leading role
  • adjective satellite (of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich
    • the radio announcer's plummy voice

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subaqua

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naturalised

  • adjective satellite planted so as to give an effect of wild growth
    naturalized.
    • drifts of naturalized daffodils
  • verb adopt to another place
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The stories had become naturalized into an American setting

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touristry

  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    tourism.
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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privatise

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatize.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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privatise

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatize.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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radiobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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pukka

  • adjective satellite absolutely first class and genuine
    pucka.
    • pukka sahib
    • pukka quarters with a swarm of servants

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identifiably

  • adverb in an identifiable manner
    • they were identifiably different

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hydromechanics

That branch of physics which treats of the mechanics of liquids, or of their laws of equilibrium and of motion.

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parochially

  • adverb in a parochial manner
    • parochially narrow in his outlook

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rheologists

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boycott

  • noun a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
  • verb refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with

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mycological

Of or relating to mycology, or the fungi.

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recognisable

  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    recognizable; placeable.

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eupeptic

Of or pertaining to good digestion; easy of digestion; having a good digestion; as, eupeptic food; an eupeptic man.
Wrapt in lazy eupeptic fat. Carlyle.

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bandsman

  • noun a player in a band (especially a military band)

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snooty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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overstretch

  • verb strain abnormally
    pull.
    • I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up
    • The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition

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biophysicist

  • noun a physicist who applies the methods of physics to biology

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monocled

  • adjective satellite wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
    bespectacled; spectacled.
    • a bespectacled grandmother
    • the monocled gentleman

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hallmark

  • noun a distinctive characteristic or attribute
    earmark; trademark; stylemark.
  • noun a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    authentication; assay-mark.

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privatise

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatize.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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ufologist

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convoy

  • noun a procession of land vehicles traveling together
  • noun a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

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spymaster

  • noun someone who directs clandestine intelligence activities

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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cybernetician

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naturalized

  • adjective satellite introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
    established.
  • verb make into a citizen
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The French family was naturalized last year

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laminariaceae

  • noun large family of marine brown algae including many economically important large kelps chiefly of northern waters
    family Laminariaceae.

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jingoistic

  • adjective satellite fanatically patriotic
    chauvinistic; nationalistic; superpatriotic; ultranationalistic; flag-waving.

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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boycott

  • noun a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
  • verb refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with

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arabist

  • noun a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture

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bangladeshi

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Bangladesh or its people or language
    East Pakistani.
    • Bangladeshi dialects

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beleaguer

  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer
  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    circumvent; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna

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cryptographer

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptologist.

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revitalised

  • adjective satellite restored to new life and vigor
    revitalized.
    • a revitalized economy
    • a revitalized inner-city neighborhood
  • verb give new life or vigor to
    revitalise; revitalize.

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sexologist

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tortola

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stodgy

  • adjective satellite heavy and starchy and hard to digest
    • stodgy food
    • a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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cyberneticist

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distinctively

  • adverb in an identifiably distinctive manner
    • the distinctively conservative district of the county

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sequestrate

  • verb keep away from others
    seclude; sequester; withdraw.
    • He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
  • verb set apart from others
    sequester; set apart; isolate; keep apart.
    • The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

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sociolinguist

  • noun a linguist who studies the social and cultural factors that influence linguistic communication

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declassified

  • adjective satellite having had security classification removed
  • verb lift the restriction on and make available again
    declassify.
    • reclassify the documents

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tommy

Bread, -- generally a penny roll; the supply of food carried by workmen as their daily allowance. Slang,Eng.

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outgunned

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nondramatic

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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bardism

The system of bards; the learning and maxims of bards.

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blockading

  • adjective satellite blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors
    • the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions
  • verb hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    obstruct; hinder; stymie; blockade; embarrass; stymy; block.
    • His brother blocked him at every turn

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kinematograph

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revolutionise

  • verb fill with revolutionary ideas
    revolutionize; inspire.
  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionize.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe

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glaciologist

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unflappable

  • adjective satellite not easily perturbed or excited or upset; marked by extreme calm and composure
    imperturbable.
    • hitherto imperturbable, he now showed signs of alarm
    • an imperturbable self-possession
    • unflappable in a crisis

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battledress

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undermanned

  • adjective satellite inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
    understaffed; short-staffed; short-handed.
    • they're rather short-handed at the moment
    • overcrowded and understaffed hospitals

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cosmologist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

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revitalising

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    renewing; revitalizing; reviving; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb give new life or vigor to
    revitalise; revitalize.

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astrophysicist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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redcoat

  • noun British soldier; so-called because of his red coat (especially during the American Revolution)
    lobsterback.

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evacuate

  • verb move out of an unsafe location into safety
    • After the earthquake, residents were evacuated
  • verb empty completely
    • evacuate the bottle

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paramountcy

  • noun the state of being paramount; the highest rank or authority

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expatriate

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    exile; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • verb expel from a country
    exile; deport.
    • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions

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wesleyanism

(Eccl.) The system of doctrines and church polity inculcated by John Wesley (b. 1703; d. 1791), the founder of the religious sect called Methodist; Methodism. See Methodist, n., 2.

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ambush

  • noun the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    lying in wait; ambuscade; trap.
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; waylay; ambuscade.

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honduran

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Honduras
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Honduras or its people

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hidebound

  • adjective satellite stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
    traditionalist.

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bloodstock

  • noun thoroughbred horses (collectively)

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rearmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindermost; hindmost.

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matildas

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romanize

  • verb write in the Latin alphabet
    Romanise; Latinise; Latinize.
    • many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names

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suffragism

  • noun the belief that the right to vote should be extended (as to women)

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jeopardise

  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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quintessential

  • adjective representing the perfect example of a class or quality

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psephology

  • noun the branch of sociology that studies election trends (as by opinion polls)

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onrush

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun a forceful forward rush or flow
    • from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed
    • the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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unreformed

  • adjective satellite unaffected by the Reformation

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interwar

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coloniser

  • noun someone who helps to found a colony
    colonizer.

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sequestrate

  • verb keep away from others
    seclude; sequester; withdraw.
    • He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
  • verb set apart from others
    sequester; set apart; isolate; keep apart.
    • The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

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modernise

  • verb become technologically advanced
    develop; modernize.
    • Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
    • Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly
  • verb make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    modernize; overhaul.
    • You should overhaul your car engine
    • overhaul the health care system

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recognizably

  • adverb to a recognizable degree
    • he was recognizably slimmer now

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windward

  • noun the direction from which the wind is coming
  • noun the side of something that is toward the wind

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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prehistorian

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veto

  • noun a vote that blocks a decision
  • noun the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)

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holidaymaker

  • noun someone who travels for pleasure
    tourer; tourist.

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bumbling

  • adjective satellite lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
    butterfingered; handless; ham-handed; bungling; left-handed; ham-fisted; heavy-handed.
    • a bumbling mechanic
    • a bungling performance
    • ham-handed governmental interference
    • could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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clipped

  • adjective satellite cut or trimmed by clipping
    • a handsome man with a clipped moustache
    • clipped hedges
    • close-clipped lawns
    • a clipped poodle
  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; snip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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retreat

  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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