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cark

  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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tuppence

  • noun a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
    twopence.

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canker

  • noun a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
  • noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
    canker sore.

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twopence

  • noun a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
    tuppence.

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housewifely

  • adjective satellite related or suited to a housewife
    • housewifely virtues

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beguile

  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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corroding

  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corrosion; erosion.
  • verb cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    eat; rust; corrode.
    • The acid corroded the metal
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

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passionately

  • adverb with passion
    • she kissed him passionately
  • adverb in a stormy or violent manner
    turbulently; stormily.

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naught

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun complete failure
    • all my efforts led to naught

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sublunary

  • adjective situated between the earth and the moon
    cislunar; sublunar.
  • adjective satellite of this earth
    terrestrial; sublunar.
    • transcendental motives for sublunary actions
    • fleeting sublunary pleasures
    • the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball

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beguiled

  • adjective satellite filled with wonder and delight
    charmed; enthralled; captivated; delighted; entranced.
  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink; beguile.

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sordid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; squalid; sleazy.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite unethical or dishonest
    dirty.
    • dirty police officers
    • a sordid political campaign

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earthborn

  • adjective satellite of earthly origin (as mortals are)
    • earthborn existence
  • adjective satellite springing from or born on the earth
    • earthborn beings

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anymore

  • adverb at the present or from now on; usually used with a negative
    any longer.
    • Alice doesn't live here anymore
    • the children promised not to quarrel any more

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engrossing

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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engross

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    absorb; engage; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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deeply

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

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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oppress

  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists
  • verb cause to suffer
    persecute.
    • Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union

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nobody

  • noun a person of no influence
    cipher; nonentity; cypher.

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perplex

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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griping

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    intestinal colic; gripes; colic.
  • verb complain
    squawk; bellyache; grouse; beef; gripe; holler; bitch; crab.
    • What was he hollering about?

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annoy

  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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beguiling

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    alluring; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb influence by slyness
    juggle; hoodwink; beguile.

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factitious

  • adjective satellite not produced by natural forces
    • brokers created a factitious demand for stocks

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anyway

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    at any rate; in any event; anyways; anyhow; in any case.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb in any way whatsoever
    anyhow.
    • they came anyhow they could
    • get it done anyway you can

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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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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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corrode

  • verb cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    eat; rust.
    • The acid corroded the metal
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink
  • verb become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    rust.
    • The metal corroded
    • The pipes rusted

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gnaw

  • verb bite or chew on with the teeth
    • gnaw an old cracker
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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overmuch

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email
  • adjective satellite very great in quantity; overabundant
    • showed overmuch affection

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boding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    foreboding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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win

  • noun a victory (as in a race or other competition)
    • he was happy to get the win
  • noun something won (especially money)
    winnings; profits.

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genuinely

  • adverb in accordance with truth or fact or reality
    really; truly.
    • she was now truly American
    • a genuinely open society
    • they don't really listen to us
  • adverb genuinely; with authority
    authentically.
    • it is authentically British

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afflict

  • verb cause great unhappiness for; distress
    • she was afflicted by the death of her parents
  • verb cause physical pain or suffering in
    smite.
    • afflict with the plague

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graver

  • noun a tool used by an engraver
    pointel; pointrel; graving tool.
  • adjective satellite dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    sober; solemn; sedate; grave.
    • a grave God-fearing man
    • a quiet sedate nature
    • as sober as a judge
    • a solemn promise
    • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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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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earthly

  • adjective of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
    • earthly beings
    • believed that our earthly life is all that matters
    • earthly love
    • our earthly home

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forego

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; predate; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    relinquish; foreswear; waive; forgo; dispense with.
    • We are dispensing with formalities
    • relinquish the old ideas

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meles

  • noun in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Melinae
    genus Meles.

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intensely

  • adverb in an intense manner
    • he worked intensely

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enough

  • noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    sufficiency.
    • enough is as good as a feast
    • there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country
  • adjective satellite sufficient for the purpose
    decent; adequate.
    • an adequate income
    • the food was adequate
    • a decent wage
    • enough food
    • food enough

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selflessly

  • adverb in an altruistic manner
    altruistically.
    • he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress

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devotedly

  • adverb with devotion
    • He served his master devotedly

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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aught

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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supremely

  • adverb to the maximum degree
    • he was supremely confident

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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tenderly

  • adverb with tenderness; in a tender manner
    • tenderly she placed her arms round him

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gorge

  • noun a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    defile.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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whether

Which (of two); which one (of two); -- used interrogatively and relatively. Archaic
Now choose yourself whether that you liketh. Chaucer.
One day in doubt I cast for to compare Whether in beauties' glory did exceed. Spenser.
Whether of them twain did the will of his father? Matt. xxi. 31.

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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lavish

  • verb expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    shower.
    • He was showered with praise
  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; unstinted; munificent; too-generous; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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ahab

  • noun according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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molest

  • verb harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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motherly

  • adjective satellite befitting a mother; warm and nurturing
  • adverb in a maternal manner; as a mother
    maternally.
    • she loved her students almost maternally

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infinitely

  • adverb without bounds
    immeasurably; boundlessly.
    • he is infinitely wealthy
  • adverb continuing forever without end
    endlessly.
    • there are infinitely many possibilities

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gallopade

I horsemanship, a sidelong or curveting kind of gallop.

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f

  • noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
    degree Fahrenheit.

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drudging

  • adjective satellite doing arduous or unpleasant work
    labouring; toiling; laboring.
    • drudging peasants
    • the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton
    • toiling coal miners in the black deeps
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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vanish

  • verb get lost, as without warning or explanation
    go away; disappear.
    • He disappeared without a trace
  • verb become invisible or unnoticeable
    go away; disappear.
    • The effect vanished when day broke

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benumb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    blunt; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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anyhow

  • adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; anyhow, they're quiet"; anyway, it's gone"; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"
    anyway; at any rate; in any event; anyways; in any case.
    • Anyhow, he is dead now
    • I think they're asleep
    • I don't know what happened to it
    • anyway, there is another factor to consider
    • I don't know how it started
    • in any event, the government faced a serious protest
    • but at any rate he got a knighthood for it
  • adverb in any way whatsoever
    anyway.
    • they came anyhow they could
    • get it done anyway you can

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copyholder

  • noun mechanical device used in printing; holds the copy for the compositor

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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grovelling

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; cringing; groveling; wormy.
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.

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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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revengeful

  • adjective satellite disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
    vengeful; vindictive.
    • more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare
    • punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen

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beckon

  • verb signal with the hands or nod
    wave.
    • She waved to her friends
    • He waved his hand hospitably
  • verb appear inviting
    • The shop window decorations beckoned

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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redouble

  • verb double in magnitude, extent, or intensity
    • The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio
  • verb double again
    • The noise doubled and redoubled

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carping

  • noun persistent petty and unjustified criticism
    faultfinding.
  • verb raise trivial objections
    cavil; carp; chicane.

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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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lovingly

  • adverb with fondness; with love
    fondly.
    • she spoke to her children fondly

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tremendously

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

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mundane

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    unremarkable; quotidian; 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
  • adjective satellite concerned with the world or worldly matters
    terrestrial.
    • mundane affairs
    • he developed an immense terrestrial practicality

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assail

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assault; attack; set on.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly
  • verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    attack.
    • Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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perplexing

  • adjective satellite lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity
    puzzling; confusing.
    • sent confusing signals to Iraq
    • perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it
    • a puzzling statement
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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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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abound

  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
  • verb be in a state of movement or action
    bristle; burst.
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers

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multitudinous

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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infest

  • verb invade in great numbers
    overrun.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen
  • verb occupy in large numbers or live on a host
    invade; overrun.
    • the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North

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throng

  • noun a large gathering of people
    concourse; multitude.
  • verb press tightly together or cram
    mob; jam; pile; pack.
    • The crowd packed the auditorium

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immensely

  • adverb to an exceedingly great extent or degree
    vastly.
    • He had vastly overestimated his resources
    • was immensely more important to the project as a scientist than as an administrator

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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lighten

  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten up; buoy up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit
  • verb reduce the weight on; make lighter
    • she lightened the load on the tired donkey

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providentially

  • adverb in a fortunately providential manner
    • providentially the weather remained good
  • adverb in a providential manner; as determined by providence
    • his providentially destined role

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inseparable

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

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wearying

  • adjective satellite producing exhaustion
    exhausting; wearing; tiring.
    • an exhausting march
    • the visit was especially wearing
  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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untried

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untested; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untested.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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desperately

  • adverb with great urgency
    urgently.
    • health care reform is needed urgently
    • the soil desperately needed potash
  • adverb in intense despair
    • the child clung desperately to her mother

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multifarious

  • adjective satellite having many aspects
    many-sided; miscellaneous; multifaceted.
    • a many-sided subject
    • a multifaceted undertaking
    • multifarious interests
    • the multifarious noise of a great city
    • a miscellaneous crowd

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prey

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; target; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun animal hunted or caught for food
    quarry.

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groveling

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    wormlike; grovelling; cringing; wormy.
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.

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besiege

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; circumvent; hem in; surround.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb cause to feel distressed or worried
    • She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged

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oppress

  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists
  • verb cause to suffer
    persecute.
    • Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union

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distressed

  • adjective satellite facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty
    hard put; hard-pressed; in a bad way.
    • distressed companies need loans and technical advice
    • financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices
    • we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment
    • found themselves in a bad way financially
  • verb bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship
    straiten; distress.

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vexatious

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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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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fretful

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    antsy; itchy; fidgety.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child
  • adjective satellite habitually complaining
    whiny; whiney; querulous.
    • a whiny child

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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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