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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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seraphical

  • adjective of or relating to an angel of the first order
    seraphic.
    • he imagined a seraphic presence in the room

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snakish

Having the qualities or characteristics of a snake; snaky.

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comforts

  • noun things that make you comfortable and at ease
    creature comforts; conveniences; amenities.
    • all the comforts of home
  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfortableness; comfort.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair

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indue

  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; empower; endow.

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elflike

  • adjective satellite small and delicate
    elfin.
    • she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate
    • obsessed by things elfin and small

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attire

  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    dress; garb.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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haggish

Like a hag; ugly; wrinkled.
But on both did haggish age steal on. Shak.

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yowl

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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nymphlike

Resembling, or characteristic of, a nymph.

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gambol

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; frolic; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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languageless

Lacking or wanting language; speechless; silent. Shak.

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execrate

  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats
  • verb curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
    accurse; anathematise; anathemise; comminate; anathemize; anathematize.

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blessed

  • verb give a benediction to
    bless.
    • The dying man blessed his son
  • verb confer prosperity or happiness on
    bless.

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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eellike

  • adjective satellite resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous

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slither

  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    slide.
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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dwarflike

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grovel

  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; cower; cringe; creep.

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queenly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen
    queenlike.
    • queenly propriety
    • clad in her queenly raiment
    • Rosetti's queenly portraits of women

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writhed

  • adjective satellite twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)
    writhen; contorted.
    • his mad contorted smile
    • writhed lips
    • my writhen features"- Walter scott
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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unsuffering

Inability or incapability of enduring, or of being endured. Obs. Wyclif.

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bleat

  • noun the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb talk whiningly

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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wolflike

  • adjective resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf
    wolfish.
    • ran in wolflike packs
    • wolfish rapacity

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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mouselike

  • adjective satellite of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse
    mousy; mouse-colored; mousey.
    • a mousy brownish-grey color
    • mousy hair
    • mouse-colored hair

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screech

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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crablike

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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ratlike

  • adjective resembling or characteristic of a rat

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writhe

  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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apelike

  • adjective satellite resembling apes
    anthropoid; anthropoidal.
  • adjective satellite being or given to servile imitation
    apish.

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shamble

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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spiderlike

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spidery; arachnoid; spiderly; arachnidian.

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howl

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    howling; ululation.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect
  • noun the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

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misfortunate

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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whinny

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.

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sylphlike

  • adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lissome; lithesome; lissom; slender; lithe; svelte; supple.

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scuttle

  • noun container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
    coal scuttle.
  • noun an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
    opening; hatchway.

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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ishmaelitish

Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an Ishmaelite or the Ishmaelites.

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endue

  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    gift; invest; empower; indue; endow.

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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evilly

  • adverb in a wicked evil manner
    wickedly.
    • act wickedly
    • grin evilly

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scurry

  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scramble.
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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doglike

  • adjective satellite resembling a dog; especially in devotion
    • a doglike affection

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dinmont

(Zoöl.) A wether sheep between one and two years old. Scot.

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limitary

Placed at the limit, as a guard. "Proud limitary cherub." Milton.

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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superangelic

Superior to the angels in nature or rank. R. Milman.

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neigh

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.

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concrescent

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scamper

  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scramble; scurry.
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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manlike

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manful; manly.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    manful; male; manly; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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slithering

  • adjective satellite moving as on a slippery surface
    slipping.
    • his slipping and slithering progress over the ice
  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    slide; slither.
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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persecute

  • verb cause to suffer
    oppress.
    • Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union

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fourfooted

Having four feet; quadruped; as, fourfooted beasts.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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humanlike

  • adjective satellite suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
    anthropomorphic; anthropomorphous.

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imaginable

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

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wormlike

  • adjective satellite totally submissive
    grovelling; cringing; groveling; wormy.

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mew

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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fairylike

Resembling a fairy, or what is made or done be fairies; as, fairylike music.

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lop

  • verb cut off from a whole
    discerp; sever.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body
  • verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    trim; prune; clip; cut back; crop; snip; dress.
    • dress the plants in the garden

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tallowy

Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.

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scuttle

  • noun container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
    coal scuttle.
  • noun an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
    opening; hatchway.

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bearlike

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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fishlike

Like fish; suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish.
A very ancient and fishlike smell. Shak.

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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intelligential

Of or pertaining to the intelligence; exercising or implying understanding; intellectual. "With act intelligential." Milton.

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hiss

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; fizzle; sibilation.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; raspberry; bird; snort.

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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robotlike

  • adjective satellite resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine
    machinelike; automatonlike; automatic; robotic.
    • an automatic `thank you'
    • machinelike efficiency

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shrieked

  • adjective uttered in a shrill scream as of pain or terror
  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; shrill; pipe up; shriek.

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witchlike

  • adjective satellite being or having the character of witchcraft

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lord

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.

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snakelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a serpent in form
    snaky; serpentine.
    • a serpentine wall
    • snaky ridges in the sand

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squeal

  • noun a high-pitched howl
  • verb utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
    oink.

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cowlike

Resembling a cow.
With cowlike udders and with oxlike eyes. Pope.

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flail

  • noun an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    thrash; lam; thresh.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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scurrying

  • adjective satellite moving with great haste
    hurrying.
    • affection for this hurrying driving...little man
    • lashed the scurrying horses
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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foxlike

Resembling a fox in his characteristic qualities; cunning; artful; foxy.

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bellow

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • noun United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
    Saul Bellow; Solomon Bellow.

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sickly

  • adjective satellite unhealthy looking
    sallow.
  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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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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roam

  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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cower

  • verb crouch or curl up
    huddle.
    • They huddled outside in the rain
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cringe; creep.

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craw

  • noun a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
    crop.

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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humanoid

  • noun an automaton that resembles a human being
    mechanical man; android.

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snarled

  • adjective satellite tangled in knots or snarls
    knotty; snarly.
    • a mass of knotted string
    • snarled thread
  • verb utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
    snap; snarl.
    • The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer
    • The guard snarled at us

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awkward

  • adjective satellite causing inconvenience
    • they arrived at an awkward time
  • adjective lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    • an awkward dancer
    • an awkward gesture
    • too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
    • his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot

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dithering

  • noun the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color
  • verb act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain
    dither.

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wraithlike

  • adjective satellite lacking in substance
    shadowy.
    • strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler
    • dim shadowy forms
    • a wraithlike column of smoke

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slink

  • verb walk stealthily
    • I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey

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biddable

  • adjective satellite willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
    acquiescent.
    • too acquiescent to challenge authority

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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cleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    flawlessly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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confidingly

  • adverb with trust; in a trusting manner
    trustfully; trustingly.
    • she looked at her father trustingly

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catlike

Like a cat; stealthily; noiselessly.

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yelp

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yip.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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slithery

  • adjective satellite having a slippery surface or quality
    • slithery mud
    • slithery eels

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leap

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bounce; bound; saltation.
  • noun an abrupt transition
    jump; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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wriggle

  • noun the act of wiggling
    wiggle; squirm.
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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furry

  • adjective satellite covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs
    furred.
    • furred animals
    • a furry teddy bear

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whimper

  • noun a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    whine.
  • verb cry weakly or softly
    pule; mewl; wail.
    • she wailed with pain

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warmblooded

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slink

  • verb walk stealthily
    • I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey

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