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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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severely

  • adverb to a severe or serious degree
    gravely; badly; seriously.
    • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    • badly injured
    • a severely impaired heart
    • is gravely ill
    • was seriously ill
  • adverb with sternness; in a severe manner
    sternly.
    • `No,' she said sternly
    • peered severely over her glasses

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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sharply

  • adverb in an aggressive manner
    aggressively.
    • she was being sharply questioned
  • adverb in a well delineated manner
    crisply.
    • the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined

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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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arbitrarily

  • adverb in a random manner
    willy-nilly; indiscriminately; haphazardly; every which way; randomly; at random.
    • the houses were randomly scattered
    • bullets were fired into the crowd at random

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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undeniably

  • adverb to an undeniable degree or in an undeniable manner
    • she is undeniably the most gifted student in the class

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investment

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investing.
  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment funds.

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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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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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effectively

  • adverb in an effective manner
    efficaciously.
    • these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion
  • adverb in actuality or reality or fact
    in effect.
    • she is effectively his wife
    • in effect, they had no choice

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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significantly

  • adverb in a statistically significant way
    • the two groups differed significantly
  • adverb in a significant manner
    • our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts

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access

  • noun the right to enter
    admission; entree; accession; admittance.
  • noun the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

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unduly

  • adverb to an undue degree
    • she was unduly pessimistic about her future

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liberty

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    autonomy.
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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substantially

  • adverb to a great extent or degree
    considerably; well.
    • I'm afraid the film was well over budget
    • painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger
    • the house has fallen considerably in value
    • the price went up substantially
  • adverb in a strong substantial way
    • the house was substantially built

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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dramatically

  • adverb in a very impressive manner
    • your performance will improve dramatically
  • adverb in a dramatic manner
    • he confessed dramatically

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consumption

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; uptake.
  • noun involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
    white plague; phthisis; pulmonary tuberculosis; wasting disease.

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abruptly

  • adverb quickly and without warning
    suddenly; short; dead.
    • he stopped suddenly

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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radically

  • adverb in a radical manner
    • she took a radically different approach

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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greatly

  • adverb to an extraordinary extent or degree
    • he improved greatly

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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necessarily

  • adverb in an essential manner
    needfully.
    • such expenses are necessarily incurred
  • adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise
    inevitably; needs; of necessity.
    • it is necessarily so
    • we must needs by objective

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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materially

  • adverb with respect to material aspects
    • psychologically similar but materially different
  • adverb to a significant degree
    • it aided him materially in winning the argument

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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inevitably

  • adverb in such a manner as could not be otherwise
    needs; necessarily; of necessity.
    • it is necessarily so
    • we must needs by objective
  • adverb by necessity
    inescapably; ineluctably; unavoidably.
    • the situation slid inescapably toward disaster

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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deliberately

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; purposely.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice
  • adverb in a deliberate unhurried manner
    measuredly.
    • she was working deliberately

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demand

  • noun an urgent or peremptory request
    • his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    • the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
    • the demand exceeded the supply

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thereby

  • adverb by that means or because of that
    • He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth

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export

  • noun commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
    exportation.
  • verb sell or transfer abroad
    • we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance

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ordinance

  • noun an authoritative rule
    regulation.
  • noun a statute enacted by a city government

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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employment

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employ.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • noun the occupation for which you are paid
    work.
    • he is looking for employment
    • a lot of people are out of work

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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markedly

  • adverb in a clearly noticeable manner
    • sales of luxury cars dropped markedly

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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obviously

  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
    patently; plainly; plain; manifestly; apparently; evidently.
    • the answer is obviously wrong
    • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
    • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
    • it is all patently nonsense
    • she has apparently been living here for some time
    • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
    • You are plainly wrong
    • he is plain stubborn

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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considerably

  • adverb to a great extent or degree
    substantially; well.
    • I'm afraid the film was well over budget
    • painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger
    • the house has fallen considerably in value
    • the price went up substantially

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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undoubtedly

  • adverb without doubt; certainly
    doubtless; doubtlessly.
    • it's undoubtedly very beautiful

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competition

  • noun a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers
    • business competition can be fiendish at times
  • noun an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    contest.

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correspondingly

  • adverb in a corresponding manner
    • the temperature decreases correspondingly

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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expansion

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    enlargement.
  • noun a function expressed as a sum or product of terms
    • the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2

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statute

  • noun an act passed by a legislative body
    legislative act.
  • adjective satellite enacted by a legislative body
    codified.
    • statute law
    • codified written laws

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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actually

  • adverb in actual fact
    really.
    • to be nominally but not actually independent
    • no one actually saw the shark
    • large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt
  • adverb used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
    in reality.
    • you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out
    • she actually spoke Latin
    • they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets
    • people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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automatically

  • adverb in a reflex manner
    • he answered automatically
  • adverb in a mechanical manner; by a mechanism
    mechanically.
    • this door opens mechanically

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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thus

  • noun an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
    frankincense; gum olibanum; olibanum.
  • adverb (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    hence; so; therefore; thence.
    • therefore X must be true
    • the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory
    • we were young and thence optimistic
    • it is late and thus we must go
    • the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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legislation

  • noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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largely

  • adverb in large part; mainly or chiefly
    for the most part; mostly.
    • These accounts are largely inactive
  • adverb on a large scale
    • the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row

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both

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
    • both girls are pretty

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certainly

  • adverb definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')
    sure; sure enough; sure as shooting; surely; for certain; for sure.
    • the results are surely encouraging
    • she certainly is a hard worker
    • it's going to be a good day for sure
    • they are coming, for certain
    • they thought he had been killed sure enough
    • he'll win sure as shooting
    • they sure smell good
    • sure he'll come

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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iii

  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    3; three.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; trinity; terzetto.

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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eventually

  • adverb after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
    finally.

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operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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usually

  • adverb under normal conditions
    normally; unremarkably; commonly; ordinarily.
    • usually she was late

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therefore

  • adverb (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    hence; so; thus; thence.
    • therefore X must be true
    • the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory
    • we were young and thence optimistic
    • it is late and thus we must go
    • the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted
  • adverb as a consequence
    consequently.
    • he had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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decision

  • noun the act of making up your mind about something
    determination; conclusion.
    • the burden of decision was his
    • he drew his conclusions quickly
  • noun a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
    determination; conclusion.
    • a decision unfavorable to the opposition
    • his conclusion took the evidence into account
    • satisfied with the panel's determination

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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agreement

  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    understanding.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers
  • noun compatibility of observations
    correspondence.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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naturally

  • adverb as might be expected
    course; of course.
    • naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill
  • adverb according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help
    • naturally grown flowers

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much

  • noun a great amount or extent
    • they did much for humanity
  • adjective (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
    • not much rain
    • much affection
    • much grain is in storage

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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whatever

  • adjective satellite one or some or every or all without specification
    whatsoever; any.
    • give me any peaches you don't want
    • not any milk is left
    • any child would know that
    • pick any card
    • any day now
    • cars can be rented at almost any airport
    • at twilight or any other time
    • beyond any doubt
    • need any help we can get
    • give me whatever peaches you don't want
    • no milk whatsoever is left

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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merely

  • adverb and nothing more
    but; simply; only; just.
    • I was merely asking
    • it is simply a matter of time
    • just a scratch
    • he was only a child
    • hopes that last but a moment

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latter

  • noun the second of two or the second mentioned of two
    • Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today
  • adjective referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)
    • in the latter case

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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itself

The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.
Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke.

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generally

  • adverb usually; as a rule
    by and large; more often than not; mostly.
    • by and large it doesn't rain much here
  • adverb without distinction of one from others
    in the main; in general.
    • he is interested in snakes in general

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directly

  • adverb without deviation
    straight; direct.
    • the path leads directly to the lake
    • went direct to the office
  • adverb without anyone or anything intervening
    • these two factors are directly related
    • he was directly responsible
    • measured the physical properties directly

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immediately

  • adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
    straightaway; forthwith; like a shot; at once; straight off; directly; right away; now; instantly.
    • he answered immediately
    • found an answer straightaway
    • an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
    • Come here now!
  • adverb near or close by
    • he passed immediately behind her

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always

  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    ever; e'er.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy
  • adverb without variation or change, in every case
    constantly; invariably.
    • constantly kind and gracious
    • he always arrives on time

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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sometimes

  • adverb on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; at other times for six months"
    • sometimes she wished she were back in England
    • sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    • sometimes they come for a month

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