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  • adjective satellite of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive

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  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; grub.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty.

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  • adverb in a frenzied manner
    • we rehearsed frenziedly the last few days before the premiere

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  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; flurry; ado; stir; hustle.
  • noun a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt

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  • adverb in a very agitated manner; as if possessed by an evil spirit

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  • noun noisy talk
    yack; chatter; cackle; yakety-yak.
  • noun large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
    Bos grunniens.

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  • adverb extremely
    • infernally clever
    • hellishly dangerous

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  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; grind; dweeb; nerd.
  • verb study intensively, as before an exam
    drum; grind away; swot up; bone up; get up; bone; cram; mug up.
    • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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  • noun any night of the week except Saturday or Sunday

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  • adverb in an insane manner
    crazily; madly; dementedly.
    • she behaved insanely
    • he behaves crazily when he is off his medication
    • the witch cackled madly
    • screaming dementedly
  • adverb (used as intensives) extremely
    deadly; deucedly; madly; devilishly.
    • she was madly in love
    • deadly dull
    • deadly earnest
    • deucedly clever
    • insanely jealous

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  • verb express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
    • They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents

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  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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  • noun the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
    dawdling; dalliance.
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton; wanton away; piddle.

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  • adverb extremely
    • infernally clever
    • hellishly dangerous

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  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chitchat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; tittle-tattle; gossip.
  • verb talk profusely
    • she was yakking away about her grandchildren

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  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry

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  • noun any night of the week except Saturday or Sunday

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  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    • 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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  • noun a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
    motorway; thruway; pike; freeway; superhighway; state highway; expressway.

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  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    untangle; unravel; unknot; unscramble.
    • unravel the thread
  • verb undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)

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  • adverb in a fussy manner
    • he spoke to her fussily

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  • verb unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch

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  • adverb in a perplexed manner
    • he looked at his professor perplexedly

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  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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  • adverb to some (great or small) extent
    rather; kind of; sort of.
    • it was rather cold
    • the party was rather nice
    • the knife is rather dull
    • I rather regret that I cannot attend
    • He's rather good at playing the cello
    • he is kind of shy

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  • noun light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork
  • noun any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

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  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
    spoon; smooch.

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  • adverb in an uncontrolled manner
    • she fought back madly

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To practice walking; to travel on foot.

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  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    devilishly; diabolically.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric

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  • adverb in a feverish manner
    • she worked feverishly

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  • adjective (of roads and highways) having two or more lanes for traffic

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  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wale; weal; welt.

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  • noun an officious annoying person who interferes with others

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  • adverb quietly in concealment
    in hiding; out of sight.
    • he lay doggo

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  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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  • adverb in a wild and confused manner
    • the drugged man was talking chaotically
  • adverb in a manner suggestive of chaos
    • the room was chaotically disorganized

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  • noun an awkward stupid person
    clod; oaf; goon; lout; lump; lummox; stumblebum; lubber.
  • verb look with amazement; look stupidly
    goggle; gape; gawp.

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  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    riveting; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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  • adverb with indefatigable energy
    inexhaustibly; tirelessly.
    • she watched the show indefatigably

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  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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  • verb try to manage without help
    • The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died
  • verb withstand the force of something
    resist; stand.
    • The trees resisted her
    • stand the test of time
    • The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow

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  • noun careful or finicky grooming
    • the primping alone took more than an hour
  • verb dress or groom with elaborate care
    plume; dress; primp; preen.
    • She likes to dress when going to the opera

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  • adverb in an officious manner
    • nothing so fatal as to strive too officiously for an abstract quality like beauty

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  • verb undo the buckle of
    • Unbuckle your seat belt

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  • adverb in a tumultuous and riotous manner
    • the crowd was demonstrating tumultuously

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  • noun the act of whipping with a horsewhip
    • that villain needs a good horsewhipping
  • verb whip with a whip intended for horses

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  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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  • verb remove the harness from
    • unharness a horse

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  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    incessantly; ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; endlessly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste

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  • verb remove the saddle from
    • They unsaddled their mounts

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  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; frightfully; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb in a terrible manner
    rottenly; abominably; awfully; atrociously; abysmally.
    • she sings terribly

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  • noun something written by one's own hand
  • noun a person's own signature
    John Hancock.

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  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    irresistibly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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A kind of collar or cape worn by ladies.

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  • adverb in an enjoyable manner
    agreeably; pleasantly.
    • we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon

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  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
    preparation; homework.

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  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb in an unbelievable manner
    • he was unbelievably angry

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  • noun a major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea
    Ob River; Ob.
  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
    tocology; midwifery; OB; obstetrics.

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  • noun an inconvenient discomfort
  • noun a difficulty that causes anxiety
    worriment; troublesomeness.

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  • noun an informal conversation
    confab; schmoose; confabulation; chat.
  • verb talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
    shmoose; shmooze; schmoose; jawbone.

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  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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  • adverb in a compulsive manner
    obsessively; obsessionally.
    • he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk

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  • verb make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
    nail down; settle; finalize.
    • let's finalize the proposal

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  • adverb in a frenzied manner
    • we rehearsed frenziedly the last few days before the premiere

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  • verb remove from its packing
    take out.
    • unpack the presents

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  • adverb in a pointless manner
    • he spent his life in pointlessly tiresome drudgery

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  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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  • noun someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
    shorthand typist; amanuensis.

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  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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  • adverb extremely
    staggeringly; enormously; hugely.
    • he was enormously popular

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  • noun a public road from one place to another

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  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • verb repair by sewing
    • darn socks

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  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; ready; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; awfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
  • adverb in a dreadful manner
    • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

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  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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  • noun a slender graceful young woman
  • noun an elemental being believed to inhabit the air

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  • adverb in a hideous manner
    monstrously; hideously.
    • her face was hideously disfigured after the accident

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  • noun the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
    unsnarling; extrication; disentanglement.
  • verb release from entanglement of difficulty
    untangle; disencumber; extricate; disentangle.
    • I cannot extricate myself from this task

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  • adverb in a supernatural manner
    • she was preternaturally beautiful

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  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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  • adverb extremely
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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  • noun a man paid to drive a privately owned car
  • verb drive someone in a vehicle
    drive around.

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  • noun loosening the ties that fasten something; the untying is easy"
    undoing; untying.
    • the tying of bow ties is an art
  • verb cause to become undone
    • unfasten your belt

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  • adverb to a prodigious degree
    • the prices of farms rose prodigiously

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  • noun an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
    market place; marketplace; market.

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  • adverb to an exceptional degree
    • it worked exceptionally well

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  • verb release
    • uncork his anger
  • verb draw the cork from (bottles)
    • uncork the French wine

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  • adverb to a phenomenal degree
    • his reaction was phenomenally quick

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  • verb remove the outer cover or wrapping of
    • Let's unwrap the gifts!
    • undo the parcel
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; reveal; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; let out; give away.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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  • adverb in a wholesome manner
    • the papers we found shed some valuable light on this question, wholesomely contradicting all lies

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  • verb drive away by crying `shoo!'
    shoo away; shoo off.

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  • adverb extremely
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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  • adverb in a disagreeable manner
    • `I took no harm from the journey, thank you,' she said disagreeably

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  • verb redo the decoration of an apartment or house

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  • adverb in an impudent or impertinent manner
    pertly; impudently; freshly; saucily.
    • a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently

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  • verb dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies

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  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.
  • noun United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979)
    Cornelia Otis Skinner.

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  • adverb in fear, "she hurried down the stairs fearfully"
  • adverb in an alarming manner
    • they were fearfully attacked

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  • noun a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  • noun the quantity a shovel can hold
    spadeful; shovelful.

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