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pryingly

  • adverb in a curious and prying manner
    • `Do you have a boyfriend,' she asked her prospective tenant pryingly

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flemish

Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. -- n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders.

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ruminate

  • verb chew the cuds
    • cows ruminate
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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chow

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; grub.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty.

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lumpy

  • adjective satellite like or containing small sticky lumps
    chunky.
    • the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough
  • adjective satellite having lumps; not smooth and even in texture
    • lumpy gravy

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snarf

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; cabbage; nobble.

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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snowboard

  • noun a board that resembles a broad ski or a small surfboard; used in a standing position to slide down snow-covered slopes
  • verb glide down a snow-covered slope while standing on a board
    • The children love to snowboard in winter

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duvet

  • noun a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
    continental quilt; eiderdown.

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abseil

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    rappel.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    rappel; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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easter

  • noun a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
  • noun a wind from the east
    east wind; easterly.

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nervelessly

  • adverb in a composed and unconcerned manner
    coolly; nonchalantly.
    • without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher

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flump

  • verb fall heavily
    flump down.
  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plunk down; plonk; plump; plank; plump down.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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companionway

  • noun a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship

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snarf

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; cabbage; nobble.

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stenographical

  • adjective of or relating to or employing stenography
    stenographic.

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scrum

  • noun (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
    scrummage.

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alkapton

  • noun an acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
    alcapton; homogentisic acid.

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freewheel

  • noun a clutch (as on the rear wheel of a bicycle) that allows wheels to turn freely (as in coasting)
  • verb live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
    drift.
    • My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school

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photophobic

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doss

  • noun the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
    DoS; United States Department of State; State Department; State; Department of State.
    • the Department of State was created in 1789
  • noun an operating system that is on a disk
    DOS; disk operating system.

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gangplank

  • noun a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
    gangway; gangboard.

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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lungfuls

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chow

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; grub.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty.

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straightaway

  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    straight.
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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dumb

  • adjective satellite slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    dim; slow; dense; obtuse; dull.
    • so dense he never understands anything I say to him
    • never met anyone quite so dim
    • although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    speechless.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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abseil

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    rappel.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    rappel; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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uncherished

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glissade

  • noun (ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
  • verb perform a glissade, in ballet

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feetfirst

  • adverb with the feet foremost
    • he jumped into the pool feetfirst

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rappel

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    abseil.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    abseil; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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rathole

  • noun a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats
  • noun a small dirty uncomfortable room

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volplaned

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flaccid

  • adjective satellite drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
    • a flaccid penis
  • adjective satellite out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    soft; flabby.
    • he was too soft for the army
    • flabby around the middle
    • flaccid cheeks

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jalopy

  • noun a car that is old and unreliable
    bus; heap.
    • the fenders had fallen off that old bus

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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mastoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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dumb

  • adjective satellite slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    dim; slow; dense; obtuse; dull.
    • so dense he never understands anything I say to him
    • never met anyone quite so dim
    • although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    speechless.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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thataway

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caravan

  • noun a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    train; wagon train.
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety
  • noun a camper equipped with living quarters
    van.

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mixen

A compost heap; a dunghill. Chaucer. Tennyson.

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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matrilineally

  • adverb by descent through the female line

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toboggan

  • noun a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    luge.

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frontwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the front; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
    forrad; forwards; forrard; forward; frontward.
    • he faced forward
    • step forward
    • she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine

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hunker

  • verb sit on one's heels
    scrunch; crouch; hunker down; squat; scrunch up.
    • In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting
    • The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

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drainpipe

  • noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drain; waste pipe.

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lank

  • adjective satellite long and thin and often limp
    • grown lank with fasting
    • lank mousy hair
  • adjective satellite long and lean
    spindly.

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appraising

  • adjective satellite exercising or involving careful evaluations
    evaluative.
    • looked him over with an appraising eye
    • the literary judge uses many evaluative terms
  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

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skateboard

  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

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amusive

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusing.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story

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dumb

  • adjective satellite slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    dim; slow; dense; obtuse; dull.
    • so dense he never understands anything I say to him
    • never met anyone quite so dim
    • although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    speechless.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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mountainside

  • noun the side or slope of a mountain
    versant.
    • conifer forests cover the eastern versant

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plonk

  • noun a cheap wine of inferior quality
  • noun the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)

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parka

  • noun a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
    anorak; windbreaker; windcheater.

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volplane

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flabbily

  • adverb in a flabby manner
    • the old man's muscles were sagging flabbily

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doss

  • noun the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
    DoS; United States Department of State; State Department; State; Department of State.
    • the Department of State was created in 1789
  • noun an operating system that is on a disk
    DOS; disk operating system.

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protecting

  • adjective satellite shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort
    • the protecting blanket of snow
    • a protecting alibi
  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    protect.
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

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gavel

  • noun a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

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astonied

  • adjective satellite filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    astonished; astounded; stunned; amazed.
    • an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation
    • I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral
    • astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing
    • stood in stunned silence
    • stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses

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supperless

  • adjective satellite without supper
    • went to bed supperless

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chasse

  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    sashay.
  • verb perform a chasse step, in ballet
    sashay.

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stairwell

  • noun a vertical well around which there is a stairway

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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untasted

  • adjective satellite still full
    untouched.
    • an untouched cocktail in her hand

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quieten

  • verb become quiet or quieter
    quiesce; pipe down; quiet; quiet down; hush.
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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changan

  • noun a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC
    Hsian; Sian; Singan; Xian.

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glissade

  • noun (ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
  • verb perform a glissade, in ballet

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creakily

  • adverb in a creaky manner
    screakily; creakingly.
    • the old boat was moving along creakily

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volplaning

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aslope

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting; sloping.

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jew

Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite.

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headfirst

  • adjective satellite with the head foremost
    headlong.
    • a headfirst plunge down the stairs
    • a headlong dive into the pool
  • adverb with the head foremost
    headlong.
    • the runner slid headlong into third base

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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parka

  • noun a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
    anorak; windbreaker; windcheater.

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slim

  • verb take off weight
    melt off; slenderize; reduce; slim down; lose weight; thin.
  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slender; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street

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jalopy

  • noun a car that is old and unreliable
    bus; heap.
    • the fenders had fallen off that old bus

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galumph

  • verb move around heavily and clumsily
    • the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen

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cosily

  • adverb in a cozy manner
    cozily.
    • nestled cozily by the fire

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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bannister

  • noun English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
    Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister; Roger Bannister.
  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    balusters; handrail; banister; balustrade.

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creamy

  • adjective satellite of the color of cream
    • creamy translucent pebbles
  • adjective satellite thick like cream

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duvet

  • noun a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
    continental quilt; eiderdown.

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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patrilineally

  • adverb by descent through the male line

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turtle

  • noun a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
    turtleneck; polo-neck.
  • noun any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming

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escalator

  • noun a clause in a contract that provides for an increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
    escalator clause.
  • noun a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
    moving stairway; moving staircase.

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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lifelessly

  • adverb without animation or vitality
    • lifelessly he performed the song
  • adverb in a lifeless manner
    • the girl lay in her arms lifelessly

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bog

  • noun wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
    peat bog.
  • verb cause to slow down or get stuck
    bog down.
    • The vote would bog down the house

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unsuspicious

  • adjective satellite not suspicious
    unsuspecting.
    • deceiving the unsuspecting public

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thirstily

  • adverb in a thirsty manner
    • we drank thirstily from the bottle that was passed around
  • adverb with eagerness; in an eager manner
    eagerly.
    • the news was eagerly awaited

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skelter

To run off helter-skelter; to hurry; to scurry; -- with away or off. Colloq. A. R. Wallace.

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alleyway

  • noun a narrow street with walls on both sides
    back street; alley.

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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amain

  • adverb at full speed; with great haste
    • the children ran down the hill amain
  • adverb with all your strength
    • he pulled the ropes amain

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sleigh

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sled.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sled.

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deadbeat

  • noun someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
    defaulter.

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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tofore

Before. Obs.
Toforn him goeth the loud minstrelsy. Chaucer.
Would thou wert as thou tofore hast been! Shak.

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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roughcast

  • noun a coarse plaster for the surface of external walls
  • noun a rough preliminary model

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aeonian

  • adjective of or relating to a geological eon (longer than an era)
    eonian.
  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; eternal; ageless; eonian; everlasting.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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earflap

  • noun one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
    earlap.

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