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dooly

A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin. Written also doolee and doolie. East Indies
Having provided doolies, or little bamboo chairs slung on four men's shoulders, in which I put my papers and boxes, we next morning commenced the ascent. J. D. Hooker.

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headstand

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)

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we're

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you

The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.
Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed. Chaucer.
Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you To leave this place. Shak.
In vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over. Prior.
✍ Though you is properly a plural, it is in all ordinary discourse used also in addressing a single person, yet properly always with a plural verb. "Are you he that hangs the verses on the trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired ?" Shak. You and your are sometimes used indefinitely, like we, they, one, to express persons not specified. "The looks at a distance like a new-plowed land; but as you come near it, you see nothing but a long heap of heavy, disjointed clods." Addison. "Your medalist and critic are much nearer related than the world imagine." Addison. "It is always pleasant to be forced to do what you wish to do, but what, until pressed, you dare not attempt." Hook. You is often used reflexively for yourself of yourselves. "Your highness shall repose you at the tower." Shak.

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handstand

  • noun the act of supporting yourself by your hands alone in an upside down position

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you're

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locum

  • noun someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
    locum tenens.

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kinhin

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roadman

  • noun a salesman who travels to call on customers
    travelling salesman; commercial traveler; traveling salesman; commercial traveller; bagman.
  • noun a workman who is employed to repair roads
    road mender.

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backbend

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the trunk is bent backward from a standing position until the hands touch the floor

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they're

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handspring

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again

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prestidigitator

  • noun someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
    illusionist; conjurer; magician; conjuror.

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pushup

  • noun an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
    press-up.

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tamer

  • noun an animal trainer who tames wild animals
  • adjective satellite flat and uninspiring
    tame.

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situps

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deskwork

Work done at a desk, as by a clerk or writer. Tennyson.

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intelligibly

  • adverb in an intelligible manner
    understandably; clearly.
    • the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly

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cartwheel

  • noun a wheel that has wooden spokes and a metal rim
  • noun acrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel

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shirk

  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; fiddle.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties
  • verb avoid dealing with
    • She shirks her duties

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stickup

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; heist; holdup.

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moneychangers

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crossword

  • noun a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
    crossword puzzle.

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lovebird

  • noun small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
    budgerygah; budgereegah; budgie; budgerigar; grass parakeet; Melopsittacus undulatus; shell parakeet.
  • noun small African parrot noted for showing affection for their mates

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jigsaw

  • noun a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
    saber saw; reciprocating saw.
  • noun fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
    scroll saw; fretsaw.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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pullups

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procrastinate

  • verb postpone doing what one should be doing
    dillydally; dilly-dally; drag one's heels; stall; shillyshally; drag one's feet.
    • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
  • verb postpone or delay needlessly
    • He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late

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callisthenics

  • noun the practice of calisthenic exercises
    calisthenics.
    • calisthenics is recommended for general good health
  • noun light exercises designed to promote general fitness
    calisthenics.
    • several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video

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mindlessly

  • adverb without intellectual involvement
    • all day long, he mindlessly filled out forms
  • adverb in an unreasonably senseless manner
    senselessly.
    • these temples were mindlessly destroyed by the Red Guards

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roadwork

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fella

  • noun a boy or man
    cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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triathlons

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procrastinate

  • verb postpone doing what one should be doing
    dillydally; dilly-dally; drag one's heels; stall; shillyshally; drag one's feet.
    • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
  • verb postpone or delay needlessly
    • He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late

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fancywork

  • noun decorative needlework
    embroidery.

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bloke

  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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somersault

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; flip; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • verb do a somersault

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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overdubs

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aerobatics

  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    stunt flying; acrobatics; stunting.

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freelancer

  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    independent; freelance; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.
  • adjective working for yourself
    freelance; free-lance; self-employed.

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hackwork

  • noun professional work done according to formula

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forbear

  • noun a person from whom you are descended
    forebear.
  • verb refrain from doing
    hold back.
    • she forbore a snicker

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pratfall

  • noun a fall onto your buttocks
  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; blunder; foul-up; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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busywork

  • noun active work of little value
    make-work.
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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leotards

  • noun skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls
    tights.
  • noun a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
    leotard; cat suit; body suit; unitard.

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makeover

  • noun an overall beauty treatment (involving a person's hair style and cosmetics and clothing) intended to change or improve a person's appearance
  • noun a complete reconstruction and renovation of something
    • the blighted neighborhood underwent a total makeover

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undaunted

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undismayed.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made
  • adjective satellite resolutely courageous
    • undaunted in the face of death

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standup

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busily

  • adverb in a busy manner
    • they were busily engaged in buying souvenirs

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flipflops

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selflessly

  • adverb in an altruistic manner
    altruistically.
    • he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress

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zazen

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shes

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diddly

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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fantasize

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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calisthenics

  • noun the practice of calisthenic exercises
    callisthenics.
    • calisthenics is recommended for general good health
  • noun light exercises designed to promote general fitness
    callisthenics.
    • several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video

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dude

  • noun an informal form of address for a man
    buster; fellow.
    • Say, fellow, what are you doing?
    • Hey buster, what's up?
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; sheik; fashion plate.

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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seatwork

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you

The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.
Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed. Chaucer.
Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you To leave this place. Shak.
In vain you tell your parting lover You wish fair winds may waft him over. Prior.
✍ Though you is properly a plural, it is in all ordinary discourse used also in addressing a single person, yet properly always with a plural verb. "Are you he that hangs the verses on the trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired ?" Shak. You and your are sometimes used indefinitely, like we, they, one, to express persons not specified. "The looks at a distance like a new-plowed land; but as you come near it, you see nothing but a long heap of heavy, disjointed clods." Addison. "Your medalist and critic are much nearer related than the world imagine." Addison. "It is always pleasant to be forced to do what you wish to do, but what, until pressed, you dare not attempt." Hook. You is often used reflexively for yourself of yourselves. "Your highness shall repose you at the tower." Shak.

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pirouette

  • noun (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
  • verb do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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bookwork

Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.

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postgraduate

  • noun a student who continues studies after graduation
    grad student; graduate student.
  • adjective satellite of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree
    graduate.
    • graduate courses

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pilate

  • noun the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36)
    Pontius Pilate.

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bloke

  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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shtick

  • noun (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • give him a shtik cake
    • he's a shtik crazy
    • he played a shtik Beethoven
  • noun (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • play it straight with no shtik

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repetitively

  • adverb in a repetitive manner
    • this type of border display is used repetitively in advertising

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kegel

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proactive

  • adjective descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently
    • proactive inhibition
    • proactive interference
  • adjective satellite (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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tropology

A rhetorical mode of speech, including tropes, or changes from the original import of the word. Sir T. Browne.

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comfortable

  • adjective providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)
    comfy.
    • comfortable clothes
    • comfortable suburban houses
    • made himself comfortable in an armchair
    • the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable
    • are you comfortable?
    • feeling comfy now?
  • adjective free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind
    • was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared
    • the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong
    • was comfortable in his religious beliefs
    • she's a comfortable person to be with
    • she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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needlepoint

  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    point lace.
  • noun embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry
    needlepoint embroidery.

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loathe

  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; abhor.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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isometrics

  • noun muscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding exercises) involving muscular contractions against resistance without movement (the muscles contracts but the length of the muscle does not change)
    isometric exercise.
  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric; isometric line.

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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crossword

  • noun a puzzle in which words corresponding to numbered clues are to be found and written in to squares in the puzzle
    crossword puzzle.

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prostration

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    collapse.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

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fantasize

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasise.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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schoolwork

  • noun a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
    school assignment.

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regret

  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    repent; rue.

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legwork

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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currently

  • adverb at this time or period; now
    presently.
    • he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations
    • currently they live in Connecticut

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piecework

  • noun work paid for according to the quantity produced

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relish

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; zest.
  • noun spicy or savory condiment

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acrobatics

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    tumbling.
  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    aerobatics; stunt flying; stunting.

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fun

  • noun activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    merriment; playfulness.
    • I do it for the fun of it
    • he is fun to have around
  • noun verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
    play; sport.
    • he became a figure of fun
    • he said it in sport

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aerobics

  • noun exercise that increases the need for oxygen
    aerobic exercise.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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housework

  • noun the work of cleaning and running a house
    housekeeping.

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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janitorial

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cheerleader

  • noun an enthusiastic and vocal supporter
    • he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning
  • noun someone who leads the cheers by spectators at a sporting event

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gangbusters

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quit

  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
    discontinue; lay off; stop; give up; cease.
    • Quit teasing your little brother
  • verb give up or retire from a position
    step down; leave office; resign.
    • The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month
    • The chairman resigned over the financial scandal

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impersonation

  • noun a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
    caricature; imitation.
  • noun pretending to be another person
    imposture.

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forbear

  • noun a person from whom you are descended
    forebear.
  • verb refrain from doing
    hold back.
    • she forbore a snicker

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cannonball

  • noun a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
    cannon ball; round shot.

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acrobat

  • noun an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

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birdcall

  • noun the characteristic sound produced by a bird
    call; birdsong; song.
    • a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age
  • noun a device for imitating a birdcall

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hated

  • adjective satellite treated with contempt
    detested; despised; scorned.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest; hate.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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intend

  • verb have in mind as a purpose
    think; mean.
    • I mean no harm
    • I only meant to help you
    • She didn't think to harm me
    • We thought to return early that night
  • verb design or destine
    destine; specify; designate.
    • She was intended to become the director

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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lemur

  • noun large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails

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backbreaking

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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