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backhanded

  • adjective (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
    backhand.
  • verb hit a tennis ball backhand
    backhand.

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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detractive

  • adjective satellite causing to decrease in importance or value
    • detractive influences on the volume of investment

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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galore

  • adjective satellite in great numbers
    • daffodils galore
  • adjective satellite existing in abundance
    abounding.
    • abounding confidence
    • whiskey galore

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fulsome

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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graciously

  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    gracefully.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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effusive

  • adjective satellite uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    burbly; burbling; gushing.
    • a novel told in burbly panting tones
  • adjective satellite extravagantly demonstrative
    gushing; gushy.
    • insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship
    • a large gushing female
    • write unrestrained and gushy poetry

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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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hyperbolical

(Math.) Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.

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gracefully

  • adverb in a graceful manner
    • she swooped gracefully
  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    graciously.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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extern

  • noun a nonresident doctor or medical student; connected with a hospital but not living there
    medical extern.

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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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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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insincere

  • adjective lacking sincerity
    • a charming but thoroughly insincere woman
    • their praise was extravagant and insincere

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bestow

  • verb present
    confer.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone
  • verb give as a gift

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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paid

  • adjective marked by the reception of pay
    • paid work
    • a paid official
    • a paid announcement
    • a paid check
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    pay.
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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flowery

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of flowers
    • a flowery hat
    • flowery wine
  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    ornate.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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unmeaning

Having no meaning or signification; as, unmeaning words.

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exchanged

  • adjective satellite changed for (replaced by) something different
  • verb give to, and receive from, one another
    interchange; change; exchange.
    • Would you change places with me?
    • We have been exchanging letters for a year

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honeyed

  • adjective satellite with honey added
    syrupy; honied.
  • verb sweeten with honey
    honey.

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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nice

  • noun a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
  • adjective pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith
    • nice manners
    • a nice dress
    • a nice face
    • a nice day
    • had a nice time at the party
    • the corn and tomatoes are nice today

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interdict

  • noun an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
  • noun a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    interdiction.

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sincere

  • adjective open and genuine; not deceitful
    • he was a good man, decent and sincere
    • felt sincere regret that they were leaving
    • sincere friendship
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; earnest.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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kind

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adjective having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    • kind to sick patients
    • a kind master
    • kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    • thanked her for her kind letter

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compliments

  • noun (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
    wish; regard.
    • give him my kind regards
    • my best wishes
  • noun a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
    compliment.

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flattering

  • adjective showing or representing to advantage
    • a flattering color
  • verb praise somewhat dishonestly
    flatter; blandish.

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embarrass

  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    abash.
  • verb hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    obstruct; hinder; stymie; blockade; stymy; block.
    • His brother blocked him at every turn

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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hearty

  • adjective satellite showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
    • gave us a cordial reception
    • a hearty welcome
  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; square; satisfying.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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profusely

  • adverb in an abundant manner
    abundantly; copiously; extravagantly.
    • they were abundantly supplied with food
    • he thanked her profusely

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natter

  • verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    shoot the breeze; chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; chitchat; jaw; claver; visit; chaffer; chat; gossip; chatter; confabulate.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

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attend

  • verb be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    go to.
    • She attends class regularly
    • I rarely attend services at my church
    • did you go to the meeting?
  • verb take charge of or deal with
    see; take care; look.
    • Could you see about lunch?
    • I must attend to this matter
    • She took care of this business

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inane

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; fatuous; asinine.

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addressed

  • adjective (of mail) marked with a destination
    • I throw away all mail addressed to `resident'
  • verb speak to
    turn to; address.
    • He addressed the crowd outside the window

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adulatory

  • adjective satellite obsequiously complimentary
    • they listened with flattering interest

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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extravagant

  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    overweening; excessive; exuberant.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed
  • adjective satellite recklessly wasteful
    prodigal; spendthrift; profligate.
    • prodigal in their expenditures

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perverse

  • adjective satellite marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict
    • took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans
  • adjective satellite resistant to guidance or discipline
    wayward; obstinate; contrary.
    • Mary Mary quite contrary
    • an obstinate child with a violent temper
    • a perverse mood
    • wayward behavior

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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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lightly

  • adverb without good reason
    • one cannot say such things lightly
  • adverb with few burdens
    light.
    • experienced travellers travel light

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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ensue

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

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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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indiscriminately

  • adverb in a random manner
    arbitrarily; willy-nilly; haphazardly; every which way; randomly; at random.
    • the houses were randomly scattered
    • bullets were fired into the crowd at random
  • adverb in an indiscriminate manner
    promiscuously.
    • she reads promiscuously

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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florid

  • adjective satellite elaborately or excessively ornamented
    aureate; flamboyant.
    • flamboyant handwriting
    • the senator's florid speech
  • adjective satellite inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
    rubicund; sanguine; ruddy.
    • a ruddy complexion
    • Santa's rubicund cheeks
    • a fresh and sanguine complexion

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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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fawning

  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
    obsequious; toadyish; bootlicking; sycophantic.
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; cringe; creep.

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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congratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    gratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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conformable

  • adjective satellite quick to comply
    • I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    amenable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion

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meretricious

  • adjective like or relating to a prostitute
    • meretricious relationships
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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freely

  • adverb in a free manner
    • the painting featured freely brushed strokes

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upon

On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. "Upon an hill of flowers." Chaucer.
Our host upon his stirrups stood anon. Chaucer.
Thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar. Ex. xxix. 21.
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. Judg. xvi. 9.
As I did stand my watch upon the hill. Shak.
He made a great difference between people that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that did rebel upon want. Bacon.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of firearms. Addison.
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer. Pope.
He had abandoned the frontiers, retiring upon Glasgow. Sir. W. Scott.
Philip swore upon the Evangelists to abstain from aggression in my absence. Landor.
Upon conveys a more distinct notion that on carries with it of something that literally or metaphorically bears or supports. It is less employed than it used to be, on having for the most part taken its place. Some expressions formed with it belong only to old style; as, upon pity they were taken away; that is, in consequence of pity: upon the rate of thirty thousand; that is, amounting to the rate: to die upon the hand; that is, by means of the hand: he had a garment upon; that is, upon himself: the time is coming fast upon; that is, upon the present time. By the omission of its object, upon acquires an adverbial sense, as in the last two examples.

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undeserved

  • adjective satellite not deserved or earned
    • has an undeserved reputation as a coward

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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sincere

  • adjective open and genuine; not deceitful
    • he was a good man, decent and sincere
    • felt sincere regret that they were leaving
    • sincere friendship
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; earnest.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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unctuous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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politely

  • adverb in a polite manner
    courteously.
    • the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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tonight

  • noun the present or immediately coming night
  • adverb during the night of the present day
    this evening; this night.
    • drop by tonight

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gushing

  • adjective satellite flowing profusely
    pouring.
    • a gushing hydrant
    • pouring flood waters
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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whenever

At whatever time. "Whenever that shall be." Milton.

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insipid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking interest or significance or impact
    jejune.
    • an insipid personality
    • jejune novel

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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unsolicited

  • adjective satellite not asked for
    unasked.
    • unasked advice
    • unsolicited junk mail

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inflated

  • adjective satellite enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
    hyperbolic.
    • a hyperbolic style
  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    inflate; blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated

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courtly

  • adjective satellite refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
    stately; formal.
    • a courtly gentleman

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whispered

  • adjective satellite spoken in soft hushed tones without vibrations of the vocal cords
    • a long whispered conversation
  • verb speak softly; in a low voice
    whisper.

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sugared

  • adjective satellite with sweetening added
    sweet; sweetened; sweet-flavored.
  • verb sweeten with sugar
    saccharify; sugar.
    • sugar your tea

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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vapid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
    • a vapid conversation
    • a vapid smile
    • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

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insinuate

  • verb introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner
    • He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table
  • verb give to understand
    adumbrate; intimate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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glib

  • adjective satellite marked by lack of intellectual depth
    • glib generalizations
    • a glib response to a complex question
  • adjective satellite having only superficial plausibility
    pat; slick.
    • glib promises
    • a slick commercial

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wait

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    delay; hold; postponement; time lag.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
    waiting.
    • the wait was an ordeal for him

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heartfelt

  • adjective satellite earnest
    dear; earnest; devout.
    • one's dearest wish
    • devout wishes for their success
    • heartfelt condolences

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imaginable

  • adjective satellite capable of being imagined
    conceivable.
    • that is one possible answer

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sugary

  • adjective containing sugar
    • he eats too much sugary food

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directed

  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) having a specified direction
    • a positively directed vector
    • goal-directed
  • verb command with authority
    direct.
    • He directed the children to do their homework

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ironical

  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironic.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit

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generously

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

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grudging

  • adjective satellite of especially an attitude
    • gave grudging consent
    • grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory
  • verb bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
    grudge; stew.

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coming

  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    approach; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    advent.
    • the advent of the computer

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innumerable

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; 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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affectionate

  • adjective satellite having or displaying warmth or affection
    lovesome; tender; fond; warm.
    • affectionate children
    • a fond embrace
    • fond of his nephew
    • a tender glance
    • a warm embrace

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uttered

  • adjective satellite communicated in words
    verbalised; verbalized; expressed.
    • frequently uttered sentiments
  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; utter; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse

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overblown

  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    pompous; portentous; grandiloquent; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
  • adjective satellite past the stage of full bloom
    • overblown roses

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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easily

  • adverb with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
    easy.
    • she was easily excited
    • was easily confused
    • he won easily
    • this china breaks very easily
    • success came too easy
  • adverb without question
    • easily the best book she's written

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simper

  • noun a silly self-conscious smile
  • verb smile affectedly or derisively
    smirk.

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testify

  • verb give testimony in a court of law
    bear witness; attest; take the stand.
  • verb provide evidence for
    show; evidence; bear witness; prove.
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence

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profuse

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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received

  • adjective conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
    standard.
    • standard English" (American)
    • received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
  • verb get something; come into possession of
    receive; have.
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front

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outrageous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    hideous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; usurious; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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wherever

  • adverb where in the world
    wheresoever.

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obsequious

  • adjective satellite attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
    toadyish; bootlicking; fawning; sycophantic.
  • adjective satellite attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner
    • obsequious shop assistants

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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unmerited

  • adjective not merited or deserved
    • received an unmerited honorary degree
  • adjective satellite not merited
    • unmerited treatment of a potentially fine subject

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seriously

  • adverb in a serious manner
    in earnest; earnestly.
    • talking earnestly with his son
    • she started studying snakes in earnest
    • a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce
  • adverb to a severe or serious degree
    gravely; badly; severely.
    • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    • badly injured
    • a severely impaired heart
    • is gravely ill
    • was seriously ill

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accepting

  • adjective satellite tolerating without protest
    • always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates
    • the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting
  • verb consider or hold as true
    accept.
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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announced

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

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ironic

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironical; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironical.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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without

On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

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unpremeditated

  • adjective satellite not prepared or planned in advance
    • asked an unpremeditated question
  • adjective not premeditated

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