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hustle

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; confidence trick; con.
  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; flurry; bustle; ado; stir.

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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unwonted

  • adjective satellite out of the ordinary
    • an unwonted softness in her face

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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scuffle

  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; hassle; rough-and-tumble.
  • noun a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
    scuffle hoe; Dutch hoe.

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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frenetic

  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frantic; phrenetic; frenzied.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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hectic

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    feverish.
    • worked at a feverish pace

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emulate

  • verb strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
    • He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister
  • verb imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

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noiseless

  • adjective satellite making no sound
    • th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare

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subside

  • verb wear off or die down
    lessen.
    • The pain subsided
  • verb sink to a lower level or form a depression
    • the valleys subside

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midmost

  • adjective satellite being in the exact middle
    middlemost.
  • adverb the middle or central part or point
    in the midst.
    • in the midst of the forest
    • could he walk out in the midst of his piece?

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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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befitting

  • adjective satellite appropriate to
    • behavior befitting a father
  • verb accord or comport with
    beseem; befit; suit.
    • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

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noisy

  • adjective full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
    • a noisy cafeteria
    • a small noisy dog
  • adjective satellite attracting attention by showiness or bright colors
    • a noisy sweater

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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turret

  • noun a small tower extending above a building
  • noun a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    gun turret; gun enclosure.

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subside

  • verb wear off or die down
    lessen.
    • The pain subsided
  • verb sink to a lower level or form a depression
    • the valleys subside

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ceaseless

  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; incessant; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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uproarious

  • adjective satellite uncontrollably noisy
    rackety; rip-roaring.
  • adjective satellite marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
    screaming; hilarious.
    • hilarious broad comedy
    • a screaming farce
    • uproarious stories

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briskly

  • adverb in a brisk manner
    • she walked briskly in the cold air
    • `after lunch,' she said briskly

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frantic

  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frenetic; phrenetic; frenzied.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    unrestrained; mad; excited; delirious.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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attending

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attention.
  • noun the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
    attendance.

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workaday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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backstage

  • noun a stage area out of sight of the audience
    wing; offstage.
  • adjective satellite concealed from public view or attention
    offstage.
    • offstage political meetings

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cheery

  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    sunny; gay.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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downstairs

  • adjective on or of lower floors of a building
    downstair.
    • the downstairs (or downstair) phone
  • adverb on a floor below
    below; down the stairs; on a lower floor.
    • the tenants live downstairs

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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cheerful

  • adjective being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
    • her cheerful nature
    • a cheerful greeting
    • a cheerful room
    • as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be
  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    upbeat; pollyannaish.

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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incessant

  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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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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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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aimless

  • adjective satellite aimlessly drifting
    directionless; rudderless; adrift; planless; afloat; undirected.
  • adjective satellite continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
    vagabond; floating; vagrant; drifting.
    • a drifting double-dealer
    • the floating population
    • vagrant hippies of the sixties

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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puerile

  • adjective of or characteristic of a child
    • puerile breathing
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; jejune; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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feverish

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    hectic.
    • worked at a feverish pace
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by fever
    febrile.
    • a febrile reaction caused by an allergen

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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whalebone

  • noun a horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets
    baleen.

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everywhere

  • adverb to or in any or all places; (`everyplace' is used informally for `everywhere')
    everyplace; all over.
    • You find fast food stores everywhere
    • people everywhere are becoming aware of the problem
    • he carried a gun everywhere he went
    • looked all over for a suitable gift

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quotidian

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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prevail

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be valid, applicable, or true
    hold; obtain.
    • This theory still holds

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purposeful

  • adjective serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
  • adjective satellite having meaning through having an aim
    • led a happy purposeful life

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aboard

  • adverb on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
    on board.
  • adverb on first or second or third base
    on base.
    • Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard

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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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consequent

  • adjective satellite following or accompanying as a consequence
    concomitant; accompanying; incidental; attendant; resultant; sequent; ensuant.
    • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
    • snags incidental to the changeover in management
    • attendant circumstances
    • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
    • the ensuant response to his appeal
    • the resultant savings were considerable

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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incident

  • noun a single distinct event
  • noun a public disturbance
    • the police investigated an incident at the bus station

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premonitory

  • adjective satellite warning of future misfortune
    precursory.

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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unmeaning

Having no meaning or signification; as, unmeaning words.

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aloud

  • adverb using the voice; not silently
    out loud.
    • please read the passage aloud
    • he laughed out loud
  • adverb with relatively high volume
    loudly; loud.
    • the band played loudly
    • she spoke loudly and angrily
    • he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him
    • cried aloud for help

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animating

  • adjective satellite giving spirit and vivacity
    enlivening.
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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prevail

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be valid, applicable, or true
    hold; obtain.
    • This theory still holds

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lunchtime

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch
    lunch period.
    • he observed a regular lunchtime

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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cosmopolitan

  • noun a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    cosmopolite.
  • adjective growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    widely distributed.
    • a cosmopolitan herb
    • cosmopolitan in distribution

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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lively

  • adjective full of life and energy
    • a lively discussion
    • lively and attractive parents
    • a lively party
  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    racy.
    • a racy literary style

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below

  • adverb in or to a place that is lower
    beneath; to a lower place; at a lower place.
  • adverb at a later place
    • see below

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unceasing

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; perpetual; eternal; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    ceaseless; constant; perpetual; never-ending; incessant; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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inseparable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being separated
    • inseparable pieces of rock

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weekday

  • noun any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)

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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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tumultuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    troubled; turbulent; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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festive

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; merry; gay.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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preparatory

  • adjective satellite preceding and preparing for something
    propaedeutic; preparative.
    • preparatory steps

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continual

  • adjective occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series
    • the continual banging of the shutters
  • adjective satellite `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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unaccustomed

  • adjective not habituated to; unfamiliar with
    • unaccustomed to wearing suits
  • adjective satellite not customary or usual
    • an unaccustomed pleasure
    • many varieties of unaccustomed foods
    • a new budget of unaccustomed austerity

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incidental

  • noun (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    incidental expense; minor expense.
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses
  • noun an item that is incidental

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subdued

  • adjective satellite in a softened tone
    muted; hushed; quiet.
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
  • verb put down by force or intimidation
    subdue; reduce; repress; quash; subjugate; keep down.
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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prodigious

  • adjective satellite so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
    colossal; stupendous.
    • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
    • has a colossal nerve
    • a prodigious storm
    • a stupendous field of grass
    • stupendous demand
  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    portentous.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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chaotic

  • adjective satellite lacking a visible order or organization
    helter-skelter.
  • adjective satellite completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing
    disorderly.

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wake

  • noun the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    aftermath; backwash.
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
  • noun an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
    Wake Island.

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joyous

  • adjective full of or characterized by joy
    • felt a joyous abandon
    • joyous laughter

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upstairs

  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor
    • no one was allowed to see the upstairs
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
    upstair.
    • the upstairs maid
    • an upstairs room

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businesslike

  • adjective satellite exhibiting methodical and systematic characteristics that would be useful in business
  • adjective satellite not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
    earnest.

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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momentary

  • adjective satellite lasting for a markedly brief time
    momentaneous; fleeting; fugitive.
    • a fleeting glance
    • fugitive hours
    • rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass
    • a momentary glimpse

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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indescribable

  • adjective satellite defying expression or description
    indefinable; ineffable; untellable; unutterable; unspeakable.
    • indefinable yearnings
    • indescribable beauty
    • ineffable ecstasy
    • inexpressible anguish
    • unspeakable happiness
    • unutterable contempt
    • a thing of untellable splendor

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amongst

Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
They heard, And from his presence hid themselves among The thickest trees. Milton.

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teeming

  • adjective satellite abundantly filled with especially living things
    • the Third World's teeming millions
    • the teeming boulevard
  • verb be teeming, be abuzz
    swarm; teem; pullulate.
    • The garden was swarming with bees
    • The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    • her mind pullulated with worries

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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tenfold

  • adjective satellite containing ten or ten parts
    denary; ten-fold.
  • adverb by ten times as much
    • the population increased tenfold

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begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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daytime

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    daylight; day.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime

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haunted

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; obsessed; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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raucous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly loud and harsh
    strident.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    rowdy.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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laborious

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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announced

  • adjective satellite declared publicly; made widely known
    proclaimed.
    • their announced intentions
    • the newspaper's proclaimed adherence to the government's policy
  • verb make known; make an announcement
    announce; denote.
    • She denoted her feelings clearly

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muted

  • adjective satellite in a softened tone
    hushed; subdued; quiet.
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; damp; tone down; dull.

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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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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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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usual

  • adjective occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
    • grew the usual vegetables
    • the usual summer heat
    • came at the usual time
    • the child's usual bedtime
  • adjective satellite commonly encountered
    common.
    • a common (or familiar) complaint
    • the usual greeting

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succeed

  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; bring home the bacon; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
  • verb be the successor (of)
    come after; follow.
    • Carter followed Ford
    • Will Charles succeed to the throne?

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joyful

  • adjective full of or producing joy
    • make a joyful noise
    • a joyful occasion
  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; jubilant; gleeful.
    • a joyful heart

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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enlivening

  • adjective satellite giving spirit and vivacity
    animating.
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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distract

  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    deflect.
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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create

  • verb make or cause to be or to become
    make.
    • make a mess in one's office
    • create a furor
  • verb bring into existence
    • The company was created 25 years ago
    • He created a new movement in painting

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frenzied

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    manic.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity
  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frenetic; frantic; phrenetic.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye

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commence

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • verb set in motion, cause to start
    lead off; start; begin.
    • The U.S. started a war in the Middle East
    • The Iraqis began hostilities
    • begin a new chapter in your life

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waiter

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    server.
  • noun a person who waits or awaits

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