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One of the inhabitants of the llanos of South America.

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  • noun Germanic barbarian leader who ended the Western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493)
    Odovakar; Odovacar.

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  • noun Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)
    Jacobus Arminius; Jacob Harmensen; Jakob Hermandszoon.
  • noun German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Hermann; Armin.

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  • noun a Berber living in northern Morocco

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  • noun Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
    Jenghiz Khan; Jinghis Khan; Genghis Khan.

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  • noun a member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims

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  • noun king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)

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  • noun Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived in eastern Virginia

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Pertaining to ancient France, or Gaul; Gallic. R.

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  • noun Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)
    Hrolf; Rolf.

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One of the West Goths. See the Note under Goth. -- Vis`i*goth"ic a.

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  • noun a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)

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  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

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  • noun famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)

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  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis I.

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  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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One of a numerous people inhabiting the southwestern part of India. Also, the language of the Mahrattas; Mahrati. It is closely allied to Sanskrit. -- a. Of or pertaining to the Mahrattas. Written also Maratha.

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  • noun a member of a people of India living in Maharashtra

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(Min.) A cavity in a rock, having its interior surface studded with crystals and sometimes filled with water; a geode.

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  • noun Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)

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  • noun any tightly knit group of trusted associates
  • noun a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
    Maffia; Cosa Nostra.

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  • noun witty remark
    wisecrack; quip; crack.
  • noun a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

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  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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A member of a race somewhat resembling the Arabs, but often classed as Hamitic, who were formerly the inhabitants of the whole of North Africa from the Mediterranean southward into the Sahara, and who still occupy a large part of that region; -- called also Kabyles. Also, the language spoken by this people.

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  • noun the killing of animals (as for food)
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; thrashing; debacle; walloping.

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A Hindoo of the second, or royal and military, caste; a Kshatriya; especially, an inhabitant of the country of Rajpootana, in northern central India.

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  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
  • noun an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
    • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
    • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

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  • noun an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God
    • a Druze is permitted to conform outwardly to the faith of the unbelievers among whom he lives

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  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; celebrated; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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A Hindoo of the second, or royal and military, caste; a Kshatriya; especially, an inhabitant of the country of Rajpootana, in northern central India.

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  • verb do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
    condescend; descend.

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  • noun a member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara
  • noun the dialect of Berber spoken by the Tuareg

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  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    • He was dignified with a title
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    gentle; entitle.

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One of the Northmen who founded a dynasty in Russia in the 9th century; also, one of the Northmen composing, at a later date, the imperial bodyguard at Constantinople.

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  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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  • noun (military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses
  • noun an entrenched stronghold or refuge

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  • noun people who have been slain (as in battle)
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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One of a warlike, pastoral people, skillful as horsemen, inhabiting different parts of the Russian empire and furnishing valuable contingents of irregular cavalry to its armies, those of Little Russia and those of the Don forming the principal divisions.

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  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground

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  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

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  • noun a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence

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The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.
Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee. Gen. xxiv. 23.
The question whose solution I require. Dryden.

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Of or pertaining to Dacia or the Dacians. -- n. A native of ancient Dacia.

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One of the Mongols. -- a. Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols.

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  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
  • adjective used of high or hilly country

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  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; tread.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; step.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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  • noun a member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee

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  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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  • noun a communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States
  • noun a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)

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  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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One of the nomadic Arabs who live in tents, and are scattered over Arabia, Syria, and northern Africa, esp. in the deserts. -- Bed"ou*in*ism n.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

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Of or pertaining to Galatia or its inhabitants. -- A native or inhabitant of Galatia, in Asia Minor; a descendant of the Gauls who settled in Asia Minor.

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  • noun a minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast

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  • noun head of soft crinkly leaves
    savoy cabbage.
  • noun a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy

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  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    pixilated; impish; puckish; mischievous; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank

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  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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  • noun a member of the Siouan-speaking people formerly living in eastern Wisconsin south of Green Bay; ally of the Menomini and enemy of the Fox and Sauk people
  • noun the Siouan language spoken by the Winnebago

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  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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  • noun an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

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  • noun haircut in which the head is shaved except for a band of hair down the middle of the scalp
    mohawk haircut.
  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State

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  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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  • noun a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
    vassal; liegeman; liege; liege subject.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the relation of a feudal vassal to his lord
    • a feudatory relationship

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  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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Of or pertaining to the Kurds. Written also Koordish.

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  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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  • noun a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons

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  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    thunder; roaring; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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A member of a tribe of Turanians inhabiting a region east of the Caspian Sea.

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  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants.

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  • verb be in accord; be in agreement
    hold; agree; concord.
    • We agreed on the terms of the settlement
    • I can't agree with you!
    • I hold with those who say life is sacred
    • Both philosophers concord on this point
  • verb happen simultaneously
    • The two events coincided

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Of or pertaining to the Belgæ, a German tribe who anciently possessed the country between the Rhine, the Seine, and the ocean.
How unlike their Belgic sires of old. Goldsmith.

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  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; festinate; look sharp; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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  • noun a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
    Tammany Hall; Tammany Society.

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  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    wheel spoke; radius.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    rung; rundle.

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  • noun someone who willfully destroys or defaces property
  • noun a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455

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  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    answer; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
    • he growled his reply

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One belonging to the pirate crews from among the Northmen, who plundered the coasts of Europe in the eighth, ninth, and tenth centuries.
Of grim Vikings, and the rapture Of the sea fight, and the capture, And the life of slavery. Longfellow.
Vikings differs in meaning from sea king, with which frequently confounded. "The sea king was a man connected with a royal race, either of the small kings of the country, or of the Haarfager family, and who, by right, received the title of king as soon he took the command of men, although only of a single ship's crew, and without having any land or kingdom . . . Vikings were merely pirates, alternately peasants and pirates, deriving the name of viking from the vicks, wicks, or inlets, on the coast in which they harbored with their long ships or rowing galleys." Laing.

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An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
But he himself returned from the quarries. Judges iii. 19.
David hid himself in the field. 1 Sam. xx. 24.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign. Is. vii. 14.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people. Titus ii. 14.
With shame remembers, while himself was one Of the same herd, himself the same had done. Denham.
Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.
It comprehendeth in himself all good. Chaucer.

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Of or pertaining to Picts; resembling the Picts. "The Pictish peer." Byron.

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  • noun leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)
    Elijah Muhammad.
  • noun the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
    Mohammad; Mohammed; Mahomet; Mahound.

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  • noun a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities
  • noun a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa

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  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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A parisan of Charles X. Of France, or of Dod Carlos of Spain.

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  • noun the sound of laughing
  • noun a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing
    • his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision

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  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerilla; insurgent; irregular.

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  • noun the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  • verb exercise authority over; as of nations
    rule; govern.
    • Who is governing the country now?

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Of or pertaining to Scythia (a name given to the northern part of Asia, and Europe adjoining to Asia), or its language or inhabitants.

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  • noun small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
    brant goose; brent goose; brent.

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  • noun one of the major dialects of Old English

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  • adjective satellite in a vehement outcry
    • his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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Collocation words for "chieftain" are words related to "chieftain" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "chieftain" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "chieftain" or by the count of syllables each word has.