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moisturize

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; humidify.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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towel

  • noun a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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unpalatably

  • adverb in an unpalatable way
    • The vegetables looked unpalatably wilted

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serpigo

(Med.) A dry, scaly eruption on the skin; especially, a ringworm.

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towel

  • noun a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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sandpaper

  • noun stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand
    emery paper.
  • verb rub with sandpaper
    sand.
    • sandpaper the wooden surface

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impracticably

  • adverb to an impracticable degree
    • this is still impracticably high

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riverbed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
    river bottom.

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moisturize

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; humidify.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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salvage

  • noun property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • noun the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

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nonfat

  • adjective without fat or fat solids
    fatless; fat-free.
    • nonfat or fat-free milk

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vermouth

  • noun any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks

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michelob

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riesling

  • noun white grape grown in Europe and California
  • noun fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California

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hackle

  • noun long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
  • verb comb with a heckle
    heckle; hatchel.
    • heckle hemp or flax

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streambed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream
    creek bed.

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haycock

  • noun a small cone-shaped pile of hay that has been left in the field until it is dry enough to carry to the hayrick

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searing

  • adjective satellite severely critical
  • verb make very hot and dry
    sear; scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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leclanche

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vermouth

  • noun any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks

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toweling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    towelling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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sucket

A sweetmeat; a dainty morsel. Jer. Taylor.

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tastelessly

  • adverb without taste or in poor taste; in a tasteless manner
    • the house was tastelessly decorated

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northerly

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    north wind; boreas; norther.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the north
    northern.
    • the northern suburbs
    • going in a northerly direction

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seasonally

  • adverb depending on the season
    • prices are seasonally adjusted

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kibble

  • noun coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
  • noun an iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining

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gunlock

  • noun the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
    firing mechanism.

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riverbed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
    river bottom.

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reclothing

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kibble

  • noun coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
  • noun an iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining

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indehiscent

  • adjective (of e.g. fruits) not opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds

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cleanable

  • adjective satellite capable of being cleaned

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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humidify

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; moisturize.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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sherry

  • noun dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif

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aboveground

  • adjective satellite on or above the surface of the ground
    • aboveground nuclear testing
    • surface instruments for detecting oil deposits
    • surface transportation

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heaves

  • noun a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks
    broken wind.
  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving; heave.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea

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cyclopedia

  • noun a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    encyclopedia; encyclopaedia; cyclopaedia.

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tinder

  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; kindling; touchwood; spunk.

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cleaning

  • noun the act of making something clean
    cleanup; cleansing.
    • he gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean; clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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unseasoned

  • adjective not aged or processed
    • unseasoned timber
  • adjective satellite without salt or seasoning
    unsalted.

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tindery

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acrylic

  • noun polymerized from acrylonitrile
    acrylic fiber.
  • noun a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
    acrylic resin; acrylate resin.

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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mycelial

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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tolerate

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
    • We must tolerate the religions of others

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weazen

Thin; sharp; withered; wizened; as, a weazen face.
They were weazen and shriveled. Dickens.

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unseasonably

  • adverb not in accordance with the season
    • it was unseasonably cold

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retch

  • noun an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
    heave.
    • a bad case of the heaves
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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scorching

  • adjective satellite hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface
    • scorching heat
  • verb make very hot and dry
    sear; scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside

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dehiscent

  • adjective (of e.g. fruits and anthers) opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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chenin

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waterholes

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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scrubland

  • noun an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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martini

  • noun a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth

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multure

(Scots Law) The toll for grinding grain. Erskine.

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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stonewall

  • verb obstruct or hinder any discussion
    • Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation
    • When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls
  • verb engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate
    • The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist

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bilges

  • noun in a vessel with two hulls, an enclosed area between the frames at each side
  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water; bilge.

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rehydrate

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scall

A scurf or scabby disease, especially of the scalp.
It is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head. Lev. xiii. 30.

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glad

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    gladiolus; sword lily; gladiola.
  • adjective showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
    • glad you are here
    • glad that they succeeded
    • gave a glad shout
    • a glad smile
    • heard the glad news
    • a glad occasion

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vouvray

  • noun a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley

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digestible

  • adjective capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal

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recyclable

  • adjective satellite capable of being used again
    reclaimable; reusable.

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sift

  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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roughage

  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    fiber.

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neotropical

(Geog. & Zoöl.) Belonging to, or designating, a region of the earth's surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America.

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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cleaners

  • noun shop where dry cleaning is done
    dry cleaners.
  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleaner; cleansing agent; cleanser.

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humidify

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; moisturize.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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dustiness

  • noun the state of being covered with dust

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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riesling

  • noun white grape grown in Europe and California
  • noun fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California

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bleed

  • verb lose blood from one's body
    shed blood; hemorrhage.
  • verb draw blood
    phlebotomise; phlebotomize; leech.
    • In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

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sauterne

A white wine made in the district of sauterne, France.

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bellyache

  • noun an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
    stomach ache; stomachache; gastralgia.
  • verb complain
    squawk; grouse; beef; gripe; holler; bitch; crab.
    • What was he hollering about?

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moisturize

  • verb make (more) humid
    moisturise; humidify.
    • We have a machine that humidifies the air in the house

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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wring

  • noun a twisting squeeze
    squeeze.
    • gave the wet cloth a wring
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    distort; deform; contort.

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sieve

  • noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
    screen.
  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; screen out.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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premix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    mix.

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gulch

  • noun a narrow gorge with a stream running through it
    flume.

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sift

  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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beefeater

  • noun officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
    yeoman of the guard; yeoman.

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forbiddingly

  • adverb in an unpleasant or menacing manner
    • it was forbiddingly dark in the corridor

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cornstalk

  • noun the stalk of a corn plant
    corn stalk.

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unsalted

  • adjective satellite without salt or seasoning
    unseasoned.

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marsala

A kind of wine exported from Marsala in Sicily.

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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chapatti

  • noun flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
    chapati.

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teaspoon

  • noun as much as a teaspoon will hold
    teaspoonful.
  • noun a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram

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eschar

  • noun a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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tumbleweed

  • noun any plant that breaks away from its roots in autumn and is driven by the wind as a light rolling mass
  • noun prickly bushy Eurasian plant; a troublesome weed in central and western United States
    Russian tumbleweed; Russian thistle; Russian cactus; Salsola kali tenuifolia.

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tbsp

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sump

  • noun an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
  • noun a well or other hole in which water has collected

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subtropical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
    subtropic; semitropical; semitropic.
    • even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical

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towelling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    toweling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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toner

  • noun a solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print
  • noun a black or colored powder used in a printer to develop a xerographic image

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xerostomia

  • noun abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva
    dry mouth.

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caddis

A kind of worsted lace or ribbon. "Caddises, cambrics, lawns." Shak.

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charqui

Jerked beef; beef cut into long strips and dried in the wind and sun. Darwin.

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