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timorsome

Easily frightened; timorous. Written also timersome. Scot. Sir W. Scott.

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preexist

  • verb exist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time
    • Did this condition pre-exist?

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languageless

Lacking or wanting language; speechless; silent. Shak.

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inveterate

  • adjective satellite habitual
    chronic.
    • a chronic smoker
  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    chronically.
    • smoking chronically

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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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univocal

  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unambiguous; unequivocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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joy

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joyousness.
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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dwarflike

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populate

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb fill with inhabitants
    • populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

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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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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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spiderlike

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

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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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eellike

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

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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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humanlike

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

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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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insectile

Pertaining to, or having the nature of, insects. Bacon.

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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nymphlike

Resembling, or characteristic of, a nymph.

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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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apelike

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

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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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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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fourfooted

Having four feet; quadruped; as, fourfooted beasts.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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antlike

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endue

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

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ratlike

  • adjective resembling or characteristic of a rat

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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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recommendable

Suitable to be recommended; worthy of praise; commendable. Glanvill. -- Rec`om*mend"a*ble*ness, n. -- Rec`om*mend"a*bly, adv.

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crablike

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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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wolflike

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

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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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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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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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fishlike

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

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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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wormlike

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

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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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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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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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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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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unchancy

Happening at a bad time; unseasonable; inconvenient. A. Trollope.

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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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robotlike

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

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; 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; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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warmblooded

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analogical

  • adjective satellite expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy
    • the analogical use of a metaphor

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doglike

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

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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slithery

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

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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goatish

Characteristic of a goat; goatlike.
Give your chaste body up to the embraces Of goatish lust. Massinger.
-- Goat"ish*ly, adv. -- Goat"ish*ness, n.

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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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bearlike

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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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sheeplike

  • adjective satellite like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
    sheepish.

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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humanoid

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

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swarm

  • noun a moving crowd
    drove; horde.
  • noun a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    cloud.
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores

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crawling

  • noun a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    crawl; creeping; creep.
    • a crawl was all that the injured man could manage
    • the traffic moved at a creep
  • verb move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    crawl; creep.
    • The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed

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wriggly

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    writhing; wriggling; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; 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; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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dwell

  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    brood.
  • verb originate (in)
    lie in; consist; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

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annulose

Furnished with, or composed of, rings or ringlike segments; ringed.

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prowl

  • noun the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
  • verb move about in or as if in a predatory manner
    • The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

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petticoated

  • adjective satellite wearing or furnished with a petticoat
    • petticoated ladies
    • a petticoated table

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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hooved

  • adjective having or resembling hoofs
    ungulated; ungulate; hoofed.
    • horses and other hoofed animals

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disport

  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies
  • verb play boisterously
    rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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subhuman

  • adjective less than human or not worthy of a human being
    • treated natives as subhuman
    • a subhuman spectacle
    • the subhuman primates
  • adjective satellite unfit for human beings
    • subhuman conditions of life

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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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fairylike

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

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burrow

  • noun a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
    tunnel.
  • verb move through by or as by digging
    tunnel.
    • burrow through the forest

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bioluminescent

  • adjective satellite (of living organisms) emitting light
    • fireflies are bioluminescent

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prowl

  • noun the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
  • verb move about in or as if in a predatory manner
    • The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town

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skinnerian

  • noun a follower of the theories or methods of B. F. Skinner
  • adjective of or relating to B. F. Skinner or his behaviorist psychology

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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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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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semidivine

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infest

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

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nonlinguistic

  • adjective not consisting of or related to language
    • depended on his nonlinguistic skills

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swarm

  • noun a moving crowd
    drove; horde.
  • noun a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    cloud.
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores

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cuddly

  • adjective satellite inviting cuddling or hugging
    cuddlesome.
    • a cuddlesome baby
    • a cuddly teddybear

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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bloodsucking

  • adjective satellite drawing blood from the body of another
    • a plague of bloodsucking insects
  • adjective satellite of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
    parasitical; parasitic; leechlike.
    • a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
    • parasitic vines that strangle the trees
    • bloodsucking blackmailer
    • his indolent leechlike existence

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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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uppish

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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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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vampiric

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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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furry

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

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gladsome

  • adjective satellite experiencing or expressing gladness or joy
    • a gladsome smile
    • a gladsome occasion

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shy

  • noun a quick throw
    • he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman
  • verb start suddenly, as from fright

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imaginable

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

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plantlike

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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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sentient

  • adjective endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
    animate.
    • the living knew themselves just sentient puppets on God's stage"- T.E.Lawrence
  • adjective satellite consciously perceiving
    • sentient of the intolerable load
    • a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White

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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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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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congregating

  • noun the act of congregating
    congregation.
  • verb come together, usually for a purpose
    congregate.
    • The crowds congregated in front of the Vatican on Christmas Eve

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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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endowed

  • adjective provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)
    • a well-endowed college
    • endowed with good eyesight
    • endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; empower; indue; endow.

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cherubic

  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    seraphic; angelic; angelical; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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