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beget

  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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languor

  • noun a relaxed comfortable feeling
    dreaminess.
  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    lassitude; listlessness.

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hopelessly

  • adverb in a hopeless manner
    • the papers were hopelessly jumbled
    • he is hopelessly romantic
  • adverb in a dispirited manner without hope
    dispiritedly.
    • the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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supposedly

  • adverb believed or reputed to be the case
    purportedly.

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easterner

  • noun an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    eastern.
    • the eastern end of the island

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somewhat

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

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easterner

  • noun an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    eastern.
    • the eastern end of the island

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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despotism

  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    tyranny; absolutism.
  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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intellectually

  • adverb in an intellectual manner
    • intellectually gifted children
    • intellectually influenced

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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slightly

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    somewhat; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb in a slim or slender manner
    slimly; slenderly.
    • a slenderly built woman
    • slightly built

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aestheticism

The doctrine of æsthetics; æsthetic principles; devotion to the beautiful in nature and art. Lowell.

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remove

  • noun degree of figurative distance or separation;
    • just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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monarchy

  • noun an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

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becoming

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; become; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!

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aesthete

  • noun one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature
    esthete.

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utterly

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    absolutely; perfectly; dead.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right

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dandy

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    yawl.

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allegedly

  • adverb according to what has been alleged
    • he was on trial for allegedly murdering his wife

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aesthete

  • noun one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature
    esthete.

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grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    full-grown; big; adult; grownup; fully grown.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman
  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn; grow.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry

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remove

  • noun degree of figurative distance or separation;
    • just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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aristocracy

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    nobility.
  • noun the most powerful members of a society
    gentry.

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vaguely

  • adverb in a vague way
    mistily.
    • he looked vaguely familiar
    • he explained it somewhat mistily

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snobbery

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbishness.

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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ecclesiasticism

  • noun excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities
    • their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion
  • noun religion appropriate to a church and to ecclesiastical principles and practices

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seemingly

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor

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mannerism

  • noun a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
    idiosyncrasy; foible.
  • noun a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    affectation; pose; affectedness.

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politically

  • adverb with regard to social relationships involving authority
    • politically correct clothing
  • adverb with regard to government
    • politically organized units

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fop

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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functionally

  • adverb with respect to function
    • the two units are functionally interdependent

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scion

  • noun a descendent or heir
    • a scion of royal stock

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increasingly

  • adverb advancing in amount or intensity
    more and more; progressively.
    • she became increasingly depressed

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dilettante

  • noun an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
    dabbler; sciolist.
  • adjective satellite showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
    sciolistic; dilettantish; dilettanteish.
    • his dilettantish efforts at painting

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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considered

  • adjective satellite carefully weighed
    • a considered opinion
  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; consider; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

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aristocrat

  • noun a member of the aristocracy
    patrician; blue blood.

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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dandy

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    yawl.

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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erythrocyte

  • noun a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
    red blood cell; RBC.

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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aristocracy

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    nobility.
  • noun the most powerful members of a society
    gentry.

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nigh

  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call
  • adjective satellite being on the left side
    near.
    • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
    • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

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philistinism

  • noun a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
    materialism.

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eliminate

  • verb terminate, end, or take out
    extinguish; get rid of; do away with.
    • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
    • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
    • eliminate my debts
  • verb do away with
    rid of; obviate.

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superannuated

  • adjective satellite too old to be useful
    overage; overaged; over-the-hill.
    • He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
  • verb retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
    superannuate.

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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decadence

  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    degeneration; decadency; degeneracy.

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morally

  • adverb with respect to moral principles
    • morally unjustified
  • adverb in a moral manner
    virtuously.
    • he acted morally under the circumstances

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civilization

  • noun a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
    civilisation.
    • the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization
  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilisation.

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apparently

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; seemingly.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor
  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
    patently; plainly; plain; obviously; manifestly; evidently.
    • the answer is obviously wrong
    • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
    • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
    • it is all patently nonsense
    • she has apparently been living here for some time
    • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
    • You are plainly wrong
    • he is plain stubborn

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classicism

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    classicalism.
    • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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manchu

Of or pertaining to Manchuria or its inhabitants. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Manchuria; also, the language spoken by the Manchus.

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remove

  • noun degree of figurative distance or separation;
    • just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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government

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

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civilisation

  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilization.
  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    culture; civilization.
    • early Mayan civilization

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thoroughly

  • adverb in an exhaustive manner
    exhaustively.
    • we searched the files thoroughly
  • adverb completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    good; soundly.
    • he was soundly defeated
    • we beat him good

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civilization

  • noun a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
    civilisation.
    • the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization
  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilisation.

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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asiatic

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Asia
    Asian.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
    Asian.
    • Asian countries

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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corps

  • noun an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
    army corps.
  • noun a body of people associated together
    • diplomatic corps

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deem

  • verb keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    take for; hold; view as.
    • take for granted
    • view as important
    • hold these truths to be self-evident
    • I hold him personally responsible

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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scholasticism

  • noun orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
    academicism; academism.
  • noun the system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based on Aristotle and the Church Fathers

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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monarchy

  • noun an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

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somehow

  • adverb in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means
    someway; someways; in some manner; in some way.
    • they managed somehow
    • he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him
    • he tried to make is someway acceptable
  • adverb for some unspecified reason;
    • It doesn't seem fair somehow
    • he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it

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gentility

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; genteelness.

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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sentimentality

  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    soupiness; drippiness; mushiness; mawkishness; sloppiness.
  • noun extravagant or affected feeling or emotion

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whose

The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.
Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee. Gen. xxiv. 23.
The question whose solution I require. Dryden.

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superstition

  • noun an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear
    superstitious notion.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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scion

  • noun a descendent or heir
    • a scion of royal stock

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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neutrophil

  • noun the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes
    neutrophile.

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now

  • noun the momentary present
    • Now is a good time to do it
    • it worked up to right now
  • adverb in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
    • President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard
    • Washington now decides to cross the Delaware
    • the ship is now listing to port

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conspiracy

  • noun a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act
    confederacy.
  • noun a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
    cabal.

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comparatively

  • adverb in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
    relatively.
    • the situation is relatively calm now

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aristocratic

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; blue-blooded; patrician; gentle; aristocratical.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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wholly

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; completely; altogether; entirely; totally.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea

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civilisation

  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilization.
  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    culture; civilization.
    • early Mayan civilization

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despotism

  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    tyranny; absolutism.
  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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oligarchy

  • noun a political system governed by a few people
    • one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy
    • the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen

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amongst

Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
They heard, And from his presence hid themselves among The thickest trees. Milton.

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merovingian

Of or pertaining to the first Frankish dynasty in Gaul or France. -- n. One of the kings of this dynasty.

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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superstition

  • noun an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear
    superstitious notion.

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totally

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; wholly; completely; altogether; entirely.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea

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denizen

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    inhabitant; indweller; habitant; dweller.
  • noun a plant or animal naturalized in a region
    • denizens of field and forest
    • denizens of the deep

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replace

  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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romanticism

  • noun impractical romantic ideals and attitudes
  • noun a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
    Romantic Movement.
    • Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality

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pale

  • noun a wooden strip forming part of a fence
    picket.
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench.

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feudalism

  • noun the social system that developed in Europe in the 8th century; vassals were protected by lords who they had to serve in war
    feudal system.

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quite

  • adverb to a degree (not used with a negative)
    rather.
    • quite tasty
    • quite soon
    • quite ill
    • quite rich
  • adverb to the greatest extent; completely
    • you're quite right
    • she was quite alone
    • was quite mistaken
    • quite the opposite
    • not quite finished
    • did not quite make it

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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evidently

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

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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essentially

  • adverb in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    basically; fundamentally.
    • He is basically dishonest
    • the argument was essentially a technical one
    • for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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merely

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

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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altogether

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; raw.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; wholly; completely; entirely; totally.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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Collocation words for "effete" are words related to "effete" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "effete" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "effete" or by the count of syllables each word has.