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host

  • noun a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; horde.

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rota

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
  • noun a roster of names showing the order in which people should perform certain duties

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wifelike

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a wife
    wifely; uxorial.

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leviable

Fit to be levied; capable of being assessed and collected; as, sums leviable by course of law. Bacon.

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citizen

  • noun a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

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resealable

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nondiscretionary

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roster

  • noun a list of names
    roll.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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daughterly

  • adjective satellite befitting a daughter
    • daughterly affection

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unperformed

  • adjective satellite not performed
    • the author of numerous unperformed plays

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bounden

  • adjective satellite morally obligatory
    • my bounden duty

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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husbandly

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a husband
  • adjective satellite related to or suited to a husband
    • assumed husbandly duties like mowing the lawn

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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primage

(Com.) A charge in addition to the freight; originally, a gratuity to the captain for his particular care of the goods (sometimes called hat money), but now belonging to the owners or freighters of the vessel, unless by special agreement the whole or part is assigned to the captain. Homans.

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outlast

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlive.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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wifely

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a wife
    uxorial; wifelike.

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exoneration

  • noun the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation
  • noun the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
    vindication.
    • friends provided a vindication of his position

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solemn

  • adjective satellite dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    sober; sedate; grave.
    • a grave God-fearing man
    • a quiet sedate nature
    • as sober as a judge
    • a solemn promise
    • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    earnest; sincere.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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roster

  • noun a list of names
    roll.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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seasonably

  • adverb in accordance with the season
    • it was seasonably cold
  • adverb at an opportune time
    timely; well-timed; apropos.
    • your letter arrived apropos

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noncombat

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overweigh

To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down. Drayton. Hooker.

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countervail

  • verb compensate for or counterbalance
    offset.
    • offset deposits and withdrawals
  • verb oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
    counteract; counterbalance; neutralize.
    • This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues

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stapler

  • noun a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
    stapling machine.

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fiduciary

  • noun a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
    • it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
  • adjective relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    fiducial.
    • a fiduciary contract
    • in a fiduciary capacity
    • fiducial power

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beseem

  • verb accord or comport with
    befit; suit.
    • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

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octroi

  • noun a tax on various goods brought into a town

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ziploc

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fireguard

  • noun a narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire
    firebreak.
  • noun a metal screen before an open fire for protection (especially against flying sparks)
    fire screen.

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nco

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dharmic

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radioman

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hush

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    stillness; still.
    • the still of the night
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    • hush my baby!

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nonactive

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corpsman

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polythene

  • noun a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
    polyethylene.

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valorem

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firebrick

  • noun brick made of fire clay; used for lining e.g. furnaces and chimneys

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stateside

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drawback

  • noun the quality of being a hindrance
    • he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan

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vedette

A sentinel, usually on horseback, stationed on the outpost of an army, to watch an enemy and give notice of danger; a vidette.

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rota

  • noun a roster of names showing the order in which people should perform certain duties
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts

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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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irremissible

Not remissible; unpardonable; as, irremissible crimes. Burke. -- Ir`re*mis"si*ble, n. -- Ir`re*mis"si*bly, adv.

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unflinching

  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unblinking; unshrinking.

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sentry

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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manfully

  • adverb in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man
    manly.
    • having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home

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stakeout

  • noun surveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime)

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owe

  • verb be obliged to pay or repay
  • verb be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
    • This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory

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excise

  • noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    excise tax.
  • verb remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    strike; scratch; expunge.
    • Please strike this remark from the record
    • scratch that remark

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oblige

  • verb force somebody to do something
    obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    bind; obligate; hold.
    • He's held by a contract
    • I'll hold you by your promise

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filial

  • adjective designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring
    • filial respect

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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revlon

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diesel

  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.
  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.

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unescapable

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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indispensible

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exigible

That may be exacted; repairable. R. A. Smith.

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internationalist

  • noun an advocate of internationalism
  • noun a member of a socialist or communist international

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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proximate

  • adjective closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects
    • news of his proximate arrival
    • interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals
  • adjective satellite very close in space or time
    • proximate words
    • proximate houses

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lifeguard

  • noun an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
    lifesaver.

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noncombatant

  • noun a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
  • adjective satellite used of civilians in time of war

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painkiller

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    analgesic; anodyne; pain pill.

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tortious

  • adjective of or pertaining to the nature of a tort
    • tortious acts

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diesel

  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.
  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.

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corpsmen

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carpool

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truck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    motortruck.
  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    hand truck.

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lunchroom

  • noun a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased

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rebate

  • noun a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
    discount.
  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rabbet.

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pilotage

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    navigation; piloting.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    piloting.

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exemption

  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    freedom.
  • noun a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)
    • additional exemptions are allowed for each dependent

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onerous

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    burdensome; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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chargeable

  • adjective satellite liable to be accused, or cause for such liability
    indictable.
    • the suspect was chargeable
    • an indictable offense

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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enjoin

  • verb issue an injunction
  • verb give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    say; order; tell.
    • I said to him to go home
    • She ordered him to do the shopping
    • The mother told the child to get dressed

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housewifely

  • adjective satellite related or suited to a housewife
    • housewifely virtues

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padlock

  • noun a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut
  • verb fasten with a padlock

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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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firefighter

  • noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    fire-eater; fire fighter; fireman.

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outpost

  • noun a station in a remote or sparsely populated location
    outstation.
  • noun a settlement on the frontier of civilization
    frontier settlement.

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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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cousinly

  • adjective like or befitting a cousin
    • a cousinly kiss

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compel

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; obligate.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb necessitate or exact
    • the water shortage compels conservation

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soldierly

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; martial.
    • a military bearing

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nobly

  • adverb in a noble manner
    • she has behaved nobly

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corvee

  • noun unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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override

  • noun a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  • noun the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    nullification.

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dumping

  • noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • verb throw away as refuse
    dump.
    • No dumping in these woods!

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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stapler

  • noun a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
    stapling machine.

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levirate

  • noun the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line

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conscientiously

  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    scrupulously; religiously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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prohibitory

  • adjective satellite tending to discourage (especially of prices)
    prohibitive.
    • the price was prohibitive

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rebate

  • noun a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
    discount.
  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rabbet.

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babysitting

  • noun the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
    baby sitting.

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waiver

  • noun a formal written statement of relinquishment
    release; discharge.

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firefighter

  • noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    fire-eater; fire fighter; fireman.

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reimport

To import again; to import what has been exported; to bring back. Young.

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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shirking

  • noun the evasion of work or duty
    slacking; goofing off; soldiering; goldbricking.
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk; fiddle.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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flasher

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    exhibitionist.
  • noun an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)

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contractual

  • adjective relating to or part of a binding legal agreement
    • contractual obligations

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