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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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windup

  • noun a concluding action
    completion; culmination; closing; mop up.
  • adjective satellite operated by a mechanism
    • windup toys

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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coiffure

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; coif; hair style.
  • verb arrange attractively
    do; set; coiffe; coif; dress; arrange.
    • dress my hair for the wedding

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fantastically

  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    incredibly; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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architecturally

  • adverb with regard to architecture
    • this building is ugly, but architecturally interesting

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hairdo

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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fussily

  • adverb in a fussy manner
    • he spoke to her fussily

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exculpation

  • noun a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    excuse; alibi; self-justification.
    • he kept finding excuses to stay
    • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
    • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
  • noun the act of freeing from guilt or blame

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contrapuntal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or according to the rules of counterpoint
    • contrapuntal base
  • adjective having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together
    polyphonic.

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melodically

  • adverb with respect to melody
    • melodically interesting themes

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fioriture

(Mus.) Little flowers of ornament introduced into a melody by a singer or player.

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plasterwork

  • noun a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
    plaster.
    • there were cracks in the plaster

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pointlessly

  • adverb in a pointless manner
    • he spent his life in pointlessly tiresome drudgery

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hairstyle

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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fascinatingly

  • adverb in a fascinating manner
    • her face became fascinatingly distorted

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scrollwork

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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coloratura

  • noun a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
    coloratura soprano.
  • noun singing with florid ornamentation

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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pompadour

  • noun French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
    Marquise de Pompadour; Jeanne Antoinette Poisson.
  • noun a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead

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needlessly

  • adverb without need
    • it would needlessly bring badness into the world

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revisal

  • noun the act of rewriting something
    rescript; revise; revision.

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rhetorically

  • adverb in a rhetorical manner
    • `What can be done?' he asked rhetorically

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coiffure

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; coif; hair style.
  • verb arrange attractively
    do; set; coiffe; coif; dress; arrange.
    • dress my hair for the wedding

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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chignon

  • noun a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck

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tediously

  • adverb in a tedious manner
    boringly; tiresomely.
    • boringly slow work
    • he plodded tediously forward

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pelmet

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; cornice; valance.

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ludicrously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    ridiculously; preposterously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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headpiece

  • noun the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
    headstall.
  • noun a protective helmet for the head

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extraordinarily

  • adverb extremely
    inordinately.
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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sandcastles

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incredibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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hairdo

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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bewilderingly

  • adverb in a bewildering and confusing manner
    confusingly.
    • her situation was bewilderingly unclear

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angelology

  • noun the branch of theology that is concerned with angels

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devising

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; fashioning.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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upsweep

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stunningly

  • adverb in a spectacular manner
    spectacularly.
    • the area was spectacularly scenic

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costume

  • noun the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    • he won the prize for best costume
  • noun unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
    • in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume

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fabulously

  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; incredibly.
    • she plays fabulously well

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toilette

  • noun the act of dressing and preparing yourself
    toilet.
    • he made his morning toilet and went to breakfast

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hugely

  • adverb extremely
    staggeringly; tremendously; enormously.
    • he was enormously popular

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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ridiculously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    preposterously; ludicrously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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rigamarole

  • noun a set of confused and meaningless statements
    rigmarole.
  • noun a long and complicated and confusing procedure
    rigmarole.
    • all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time

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absurdly

  • adverb in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
    • an absurdly rich young woman

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charade

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; burlesque; parody.
  • noun a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades

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don

  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.

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staging

  • noun the production of a drama on the stage
    theatrical production.
  • noun a system of scaffolds
    scaffolding.

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astonishingly

  • adverb in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise
    amazingly; surprisingly.
    • amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

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curlicue

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; roll.
  • noun a short twisting line
    squiggle.

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comically

  • adverb in a comical manner
    • the tone was comically desperate

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cornrows

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orchestrate

  • verb write an orchestra score for
  • verb plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
    organize; direct; organise; engineer; mastermind.
    • he masterminded the robbery

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offhandedness

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staged

  • adjective written for or performed on the stage
    • a staged version of the novel
  • verb perform (a play), especially on a stage
    represent; present; stage.
    • we are going to stage `Othello'

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comparably

  • adverb in a comparable manner or to a comparable degree
    • you will have to work comparably harder

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lierne

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stylistically

  • adverb in a rhetorically stylistic manner
    • stylistically complex

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unusually

  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    remarkably; unco; outstandingly.
    • she was unusually tall

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hoax

  • noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    humbug; fraud; fraudulence; dupery; put-on.
  • verb subject to a playful hoax or joke
    play a joke on; pull someone's leg.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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underskirt

  • noun undergarment worn under a skirt
    petticoat; half-slip.

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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woodcarving

  • noun a carving created by carving wood

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gorgeously

  • adverb in an impressively beautiful manner
    splendidly; resplendently; magnificently.
    • the Princess was gorgeously dressed

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exaggeratedly

  • adverb in an exaggerated manner
    hyperbolically.

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hoax

  • noun something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    humbug; fraud; fraudulence; dupery; put-on.
  • verb subject to a playful hoax or joke
    play a joke on; pull someone's leg.

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increasingly

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

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trousseau

  • noun the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens

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amazingly

  • adverb in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise
    astonishingly; surprisingly.
    • amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

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decorativeness

  • noun an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

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impressively

  • adverb in an impressive manner
    imposingly.
    • the students progressed impressively fast

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rus

  • noun the medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century; the capital was first in Novgorod and then in Kiev
  • noun a rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group; it is found associated with platinum
    ruthenium; Ru; atomic number 44.

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weave

  • noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave.

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hairstyle

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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formidably

  • adverb in a formidable manner
    • the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed

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curlicue

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; roll.
  • noun a short twisting line
    squiggle.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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backstory

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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churrigueresque

  • adjective satellite having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    baroque; churrigueresco.
    • the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

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extravagantly

  • adverb in an abundant manner
    abundantly; profusely; copiously.
    • they were abundantly supplied with food
    • he thanked her profusely
  • adverb in a wasteful manner
    lavishly.
    • the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap

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strapwork

(Arch.) A kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced.

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musically

  • adverb in a musical manner
    • She sang very musically

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staging

  • noun the production of a drama on the stage
    theatrical production.
  • noun a system of scaffolds
    scaffolding.

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marvelously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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ceremonialism

Adherence to external rites; fondness for ceremony.

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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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mimicry

  • noun the act of mimicking; imitative behavior
    apery.
  • noun the resemblance of an animal species to another species or to natural objects; provides concealment and protection from predators

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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centrepiece

  • noun the central or most important feature
    centerpiece.
    • education was the centerpiece of the Democratic Party's political platform
  • noun something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
    centerpiece.

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fairly

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    evenhandedly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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circumlocution

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    periphrasis; ambage.
  • noun an indirect way of expressing something
    indirect expression.

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featured

  • adjective satellite made a feature or highlight; given prominence
    • a featured actor
    • a featured item at the sale
  • verb have as a feature
    feature; have.
    • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

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ornamentation

  • noun the state of being ornamented
  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornament.

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coif

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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necessitate

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; require; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb cause to be a concomitant

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grillwork

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    wirework.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grill; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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devise

  • noun a will disposing of real property
  • noun (law) a gift of real property by will

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parterre

  • noun an ornamental flower garden; beds and paths are arranged to form a pattern
  • noun seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)
    parquet circle.

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astounding

  • adjective satellite bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
    dumbfounding; dumfounding.
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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dollhouse

  • noun a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
    doll's house.
  • noun a small model of a house used as a toy by children
    doll's house.

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wonderfully

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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hairpiece

  • noun a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
    false hair; postiche.

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