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frontbench

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prospective

  • adjective of or concerned with or related to the future
    • prospective earnings
    • a prospective mother
    • a prospective bride
    • the statute is solely prospective in operation

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staid

  • adjective satellite characterized by dignity and propriety
    sedate.

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reanalyzed

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backbench

  • noun any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

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retrospectively

  • adverb in a manner contemplative of past events
    • retrospectively, he seems like a great artist

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egyptological

Of, pertaining to, or devoted to, Egyptology.

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hypothesize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

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erstwhile

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

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hypothesize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

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buttonhole

  • noun a hole through which buttons are pushed
    button hole.
  • verb detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
    lobby.

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prof

  • noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    professor.

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americanist

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speculate

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
    • We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal

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tenured

  • adjective satellite appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime
    • an irremovable officer
    • a tenured professor
  • verb give life-time employment to
    tenure.
    • She was tenured after she published her book

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theorize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb construct a theory about
    • Galileo theorized the motion of the stars

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professorial

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of professors
    • professorial demeanor

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pioneer

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    trailblazer; groundbreaker; innovator.
  • noun one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
    • they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them

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unsupportive

  • adjective not furnishing support or assistance

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snicker

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snigger; snort.
  • verb laugh quietly
    snigger.

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curatorial

  • adjective of or relating to a curator or the duties of a curator
    • curatorial duties

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joke

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; jest; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; jest.

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girondin

  • noun a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
    Girondist.

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disagree

  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; differ; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions
  • verb be different from one another
    disaccord; discord.

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theorize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb construct a theory about
    • Galileo theorized the motion of the stars

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hawkish

  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    militant; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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jokingly

  • adverb in jest
    jestingly.
    • I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express
  • adverb not seriously
    facetiously; tongue-in-cheek.
    • I meant it facetiously

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politburo

  • noun the chief executive and political committee of the Communist Party

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demonstrated

  • adjective satellite having been demonstrated or verified beyond doubt
  • verb give an exhibition of to an interested audience
    exhibit; demo; demonstrate; present; show.
    • She shows her dogs frequently
    • We will demo the new software in Washington

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gop

  • noun the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
    Republican Party.

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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ministerial

  • adjective of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office
    • ministerial duties
  • adjective of or relating to a government minister or ministry
    • ministerial decree

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videotape

  • noun a video recording made on magnetic tape
  • noun a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound

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malian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Mali
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Mali or its people
    • Malian deserts

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evaluate

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • verb form a critical opinion of
    judge; pass judgment.
    • I cannot judge some works of modern art
    • How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

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nonspecialist

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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neurosurgical

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bemoan

  • verb regret strongly
    bewail; deplore; lament.
    • I deplore this hostile action
    • we lamented the loss of benefits

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credential

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credentials; certificate; certification.

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scoff

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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dovish

  • adjective satellite opposed to war
    pacifistic; pacifist.

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randomized

  • adjective satellite set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
    randomised.
  • verb arrange in random order
    randomize; randomise.
    • Randomize the order of the numbers

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longtime

  • adjective satellite of long duration
    • a longtime friend

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argue

  • verb present reasons and arguments
    reason.
  • verb have an argument about something
    contend; debate; fence.

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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departmental

  • adjective of or relating to a department
    • departmental policy

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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senatorial

  • adjective of or relating to senators
    • senatorial election

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critique

  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critical review; review; review article.
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    criticism.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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ambassadorial

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ambassadors

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investigate

  • verb investigate scientifically
    look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; enquire.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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newsroom

  • noun the staff of a newspaper or the news department of a periodical
    • every newspaper editor is criticized by the newsroom
  • noun an office in which news is processed by a newspaper or news agency or television or radio station

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clone

  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    ringer; dead ringer.
  • noun a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction
    clon.

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esteemed

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    prestigious; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb regard highly; think much of
    respect; prise; esteem; value; prize.
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity

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nickname

  • noun a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
    moniker; cognomen; byname; sobriquet; soubriquet.
    • Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph
    • Henry's nickname was Slim
  • noun a descriptive name for a place or thing
    • the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'

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hardline

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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reported

  • adjective made known or told about; especially presented in a formal account
    • his reported opinion
    • the reported findings
  • verb to give an account or representation of in words
    report; account; describe.
    • Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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closest

  • adverb (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
    nearest; nighest.
    • that was the time he came nearest to death
  • adjective at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
    close.
    • close to noon
    • how close are we to town?
    • a close formation of ships

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specialise

  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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allopathic

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of allopathy
    • allopathic remedies

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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concluded

  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    terminated; complete; over; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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aldermanic

  • adjective of or relating to or like an alderman
    aldermanly.

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concur

  • 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
    coincide.
    • The two events coincided

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anglophone

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quiz

  • noun an examination consisting of a few short questions
  • verb examine someone's knowledge of something
    test.
    • The teacher tests us every week
    • We got quizzed on French irregular verbs

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journalistic

  • adjective of or relating to or having the characteristics of journalism
    • journalistic writing

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shun

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    eschew.
  • verb expel from a community or group
    ostracize; blackball; cast out; ban; ostracise; banish.

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cabinet

  • noun a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
  • noun persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

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undertake

  • verb enter upon an activity or enterprise
    set about; attempt.
  • verb accept as a challenge
    tackle; take on.
    • I'll tackle this difficult task

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lazy

  • adjective satellite moving slowly and gently
    • up a lazy river
    • lazy white clouds
    • at a lazy pace
  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    slothful; indolent; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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interview

  • noun the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists
    • my interviews with teenagers revealed a weakening of religious bonds
  • noun a conference (usually with someone important)
    audience; consultation.
    • he had a consultation with the judge
    • he requested an audience with the king

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expatriate

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

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examine

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
    see.
    • The customs agent examined the baggage
    • I must see your passport before you can enter the country

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rabbinical

  • adjective of or relating to rabbis or their teachings
    rabbinic.
    • rabbinical school

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teased

  • adjective satellite feeling mild pleasurable excitement
    titillated.
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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dissentient

  • adjective satellite (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
    recusant.
  • adjective satellite disagreeing, especially with a majority
    dissenting; dissident.

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chide

  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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impressionist

  • noun a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism
    impressionistic.
    • impressionist music

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studied

  • adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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trusted

  • adjective satellite (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence
    sure.
    • a sure (or trusted) friend
  • verb have confidence or faith in
    rely; trust; bank; swear.
    • We can trust in God
    • Rely on your friends
    • bank on your good education
    • I swear by my grandmother's recipes

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analyzed

  • adjective examined carefully and methodically; broken down for consideration of constituent parts
    • the analyzed data indicated surprising trends
    • a carefully analyzed poem can be like a dead butterfly pinned to a board
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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knowledgeable

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; lettered; well-read; learned; well-educated.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience
  • adjective satellite alert and fully informed
    knowing.
    • a knowing collector of rare books
    • surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on

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quip

  • noun a witty saying
    epigram.
  • noun witty remark
    wisecrack; sally; crack.

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paramedical

  • noun a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
    paramedic.
  • adjective of or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activities
    • ambulance drivers are paramedical to give emergency medical aid
    • ambulance drivers are paramedical personnel

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reasoned

  • adjective satellite logically valid
    sound; well-grounded.
    • a sound argument
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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viennese

Of or pertaining to Vienna, or people of Vienna. -- n. sing. & pl. An inhabitant, or the inhabitants, of Vienna.

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marvel

  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    wonder.
    • the wonders of modern science
  • verb be amazed at
    wonder.
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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generously

  • adverb in a generous manner
    munificently; liberally.
    • he gave liberally to several charities

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girondist

A member of the moderate republican party formed in the French legislative assembly in 1791. The Girondists were so called because their leaders were deputies from the department of La Gironde.

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speculate

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; theorize; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
    • We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal

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experimentalist

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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fatah

  • noun a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups
    al-Fatah; al-Asifa.
    • al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s

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postulate

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    posit.
  • verb maintain or assert
    contend.
    • He contended that Communism had no future

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francophone

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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congratulate

  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    compliment.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • verb express congratulations
    felicitate.

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supportive

  • adjective furnishing support or assistance
    • a supportive family network
    • his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer

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demur

  • noun (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
    demurral; demurrer.
  • verb take exception to
    except.
    • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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boycott

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

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onetime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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rally

  • noun a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    mass meeting.
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rallying.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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unionist

  • noun a worker who belongs to a trade union
    union member; trade unionist.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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replicate

  • verb bend or turn backward
    retroflex.
  • verb reproduce or make an exact copy of
    copy.
    • replicate the cell
    • copy the genetic information

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boardroom

  • noun a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
    council chamber.

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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envious

  • adjective satellite showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    jealous; covetous.
    • he was never covetous before he met her
    • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions
    • envious of their art collection

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informally

  • adverb without formality
    • he visited us informally
  • adverb with the use of colloquial expressions
    colloquially; conversationally.
    • this building is colloquially referred to as The Barn

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