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  • adverb in diverse ways
    multifariously; variously.
    • the alternatives that are variously represented by the participants
    • the speakers treated the subject most diversely

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  • adverb with respect to scholastic activities
    • scholastically apt

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  • noun ancient Greek sculptor (circa 370-330 BC)

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  • adverb in regard to academic matters
    • academically, this is a good school

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
  • adjective of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
    • Byzantine monks
    • Byzantine rites

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  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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  • adverb in an incomparable manner or to an incomparable degree
    • she is incomparably gifted

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  • adverb at or in or to any place; (`anyplace' is used informally for `anywhere')
    • you can find this food anywhere

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC)

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An emphasized form of the third person feminine pronoun; -- used as a subject with she; as, she herself will bear the blame; also used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is herself; she blames herself.

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  • adverb in an eminent manner
    • two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution

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An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
But he himself returned from the quarries. Judges iii. 19.
David hid himself in the field. 1 Sam. xx. 24.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign. Is. vii. 14.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people. Titus ii. 14.
With shame remembers, while himself was one Of the same herd, himself the same had done. Denham.
Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.
It comprehendeth in himself all good. Chaucer.

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  • noun ancient Greek sculptor (circa 500-432 BC)

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  • noun any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
    paganism; pagan religion.

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  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels

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The plural of himself, herself, and itself. See Himself, Herself, Itself.

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  • noun Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)
    Antonio Allegri da Correggio.

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  • noun an artist who creates sculptures
    statue maker; carver; sculpturer.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

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

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of Egypt
  • noun the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC

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An emphasized or reflexive form of the pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with you; as, you yourself shall see it; also, alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, you have injured yourself.
Of which right now ye han yourselve heard. Chaucer.
If yourselves are old, make it your cause. Shak.
Why should you be so cruel to yourself ? Milton.
The religious movement which you yourself, as well as I, so faithfully followed from first to last. J. H. Newman.

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  • noun a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519

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  • adverb for the most part
    principally; in the main; mainly; primarily.
    • he is mainly interested in butterflies

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  • adverb to an extraordinary extent or degree
    • he improved greatly

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  • adverb throughout the world
    • She is internationally known

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  • noun a member of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the first millennium B.C.
  • noun the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world

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  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    peculiarly; especially; specially.
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  • adverb specifically or especially distinguished from others
    in particular.
    • loves Bach, particularly his partitas
    • recommended one book in particular
    • trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular

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  • adverb according to tradition; in a traditional manner
    • traditionally, we eat fried foods on Hanukah

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The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.
Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke.

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  • noun a resident of modern Rome
  • noun an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire

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  • adverb to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    every bit; as.
    • they were equally beautiful
    • birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    • sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    • he is every bit as mean as she is
  • adverb in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    • a class evenly divided between girls and boys
    • they split their winnings equally
    • deal equally with rich and poor

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  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
  • noun the language of modern Iraq
    Assyrian Neo-Aramaic.

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The plural of he, she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.
Jolif and glad they went unto here [their] rest And casten hem [them] full early for to sail. Chaucer.
They of Italy salute you. Heb. xiii. 24.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness. Matt. v. 6.
They is used indefinitely, as our ancestors used man, and as the French use on; as, they say (French on dit), that is, it is said by persons not specified.

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  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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  • adverb to a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner
    • a wide variety of pre-eminently contemporary scenes

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  • adverb farther along in space or time or degree
    • through the valley and beyond
    • to the eighth grade but not beyond
    • will be influential in the 1990s and beyond
  • adverb on the farther side from the observer
    • a pond with a hayfield beyond

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  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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  • adverb in like or similar manner
    • He was similarly affected
    • some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil"- Samuel Johnson
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; too; besides.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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  • noun English actress noted for her performances in Shakespearean roles (1755-1831)
    Sarah Kemble Siddons; Sarah Siddons.

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Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope.
They do not know that anything is amiss with them. W. G. Sumner.

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  • noun people who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)
  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian; ancient.

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  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
    • both girls are pretty

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  • noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Hellenic; Hellenic language.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Greece

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  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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  • noun old master of the Venetian school (1490-1576)
    Tiziano Vecellio.

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  • noun English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)
    David Garrick.

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  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of Peru
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Peru or its people
    • Peruvian artifacts

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  • noun United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
    Walker Percy.
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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  • noun a native or resident of Florence, Italy
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the city of Florence
    • Florentine art

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  • noun king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

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  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Babylon
  • noun the ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written

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  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    peculiarly; particularly; specially.
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  • adverb in a special manner
    • a specially arranged dinner

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  • noun a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
    • Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar
  • noun a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
    Mayan; Mayan language.

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  • adverb in or to another place
    • he went elsewhere
    • look elsewhere for the answer

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A group of houses in the country; a small village; a hamlet; a dorp; -- now chiefly occurring in names of places and persons; as, Althorp, Mablethorpe. "Within a little thorp I staid." Fairfax.
Then thorpe and byre arose in fire. Tennyson.

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  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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  • noun a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
    Afrikander; Afrikaner.

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  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun contemptuous disregard
    • she wanted neither favor nor despite

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  • noun Greek sculptor (4th century BC)

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  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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I or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself.

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  • noun a resident of Venice
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people
    • Venetian glass
    • Venetian canals

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In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.

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  • adverb as a signal
    • a term that is used signally rather than symbolically
  • adverb in a signal manner
    unmistakably; remarkably.
    • signally inappropriate methods

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  • adverb for the most part
    in the main; mainly; chiefly; primarily.
    • he is mainly interested in butterflies

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  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    similar; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
  • adverb equally
    • parents and teachers alike demanded reforms

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  • adverb to an immeasurable degree; beyond measurement
    • the war left him immeasurably fearful of what man can do to man
  • adverb without bounds
    boundlessly; infinitely.
    • he is infinitely wealthy

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  • adverb in accordance with truth or fact or reality
    genuinely; really.
    • she was now truly American
    • a genuinely open society
    • they don't really listen to us
  • adverb by right
    • baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime

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  • adverb (formal) in or into that thing or place
    in this; in that.
    • they can read therein what our plans are

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  • noun a person of French descent
  • noun a Celt of ancient Gaul

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  • adverb from first to last
    • the play was excellent end-to-end
  • adverb used to refer to cited works

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  • adverb not often
    • we rarely met

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  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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  • noun Spanish painter (1617-1682)
    Bartolome Esteban Murillo.

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  • noun a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
  • noun a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
    Incan; Inka.

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  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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  • adverb without bounds
    immeasurably; boundlessly.
    • he is infinitely wealthy
  • adverb continuing forever without end
    • there are infinitely many possibilities

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  • noun an insignificant place
    • he came out of nowhere
  • adverb not anywhere; in or at or to no place
    • I am going nowhere

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  • adverb for the most part
    principally; in the main; chiefly; primarily.
    • he is mainly interested in butterflies

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  • noun English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)
    Edmund Kean.

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  • noun English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)
    John Milton.

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  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb almost not
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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  • noun a resident of Sparta
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

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  • adverb without question and beyond doubt
    emphatically; in spades; unquestionably; by all odds; definitely.
    • it was decidedly too expensive
    • she told him off in spades
    • by all odds they should win

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  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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  • adverb for the most part
    principally; in the main; mainly; chiefly.
    • he is mainly interested in butterflies
  • adverb of primary import
    in the first place.
    • this is primarily a question of economics
    • it was in the first place a local matter

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  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; da Vinci.

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  • adverb in this place or thing or document
    • I shall discuss the question herein

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  • adjective satellite one or some or every or all without specification
    whatsoever; any.
    • give me any peaches you don't want
    • not any milk is left
    • any child would know that
    • pick any card
    • any day now
    • cars can be rented at almost any airport
    • at twilight or any other time
    • beyond any doubt
    • need any help we can get
    • give me whatever peaches you don't want
    • no milk whatsoever is left

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  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    ever; e'er.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy
  • adverb without variation or change, in every case
    constantly; invariably.
    • constantly kind and gracious
    • he always arrives on time

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  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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  • noun poor and often mischievous city child

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  • 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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  • noun United States conductor and composer (1918-1990)
    Leonard Bernstein.

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  • adverb uniquely or characteristically
    • these peculiarly cinematic elements
    • a peculiarly French phenomenon
    • everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles
  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly

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  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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

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  • noun German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)
    Felix Mendelssohn; Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

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  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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  • adverb in a systematic or consistent manner
    • they systematically excluded women

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  • adverb in large part; mainly or chiefly
    for the most part; largely.
    • These accounts are largely inactive
  • adverb usually; as a rule
    by and large; generally; more often than not.
    • by and large it doesn't rain much here

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  • adverb in accordance with truth or fact or reality
    genuinely; truly.
    • she was now truly American
    • a genuinely open society
    • they don't really listen to us
  • adverb in actual fact
    • to be nominally but not actually independent
    • no one actually saw the shark
    • large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt

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; sing. Ourself (). An emphasized form of the pronoun of the first person plural; -- used as a subject, usually with we; also, alone in the predicate, in the nominative or the objective case.
We ourselves might distinctly number in words a great deal further then we usually do. Locke.
Safe in ourselves, while on ourselves we stand. Dryden.
✍ The form ourself is usec only in the regal or formal style after we or us, denoting a single person.
Unless we would denude ourself of all force. Clarendon.

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