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acroterial

Pertaining to an acroterium; as, ornaments. P. Cyc.

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pedantical

Of or pertaining to a pedant; characteristic of, or resembling, a pedant; ostentatious of learning; as, a pedantic writer; a pedantic description; a pedantical affectation. "Figures pedantical." Shak.

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rapier

  • noun a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
    tuck.

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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myelinic

  • adjective of or relating to the substance that forms a sheath around the axon of some nerve fibers

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understate

  • verb represent as less significant or important
    minimize; downplay; minimise.

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mummiform

Having some resemblance to a mummy; -- in zoölogy, said of the pupæ of certain insects.

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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isoperimetrical

(Geom.) Having equal perimeters of circumferences; as, isoperimetrical figures or bodies.

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prominently

  • adverb in a prominent way
    conspicuously.
    • the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway

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lissajous

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bizarre

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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togaed

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hardy

  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.
  • noun English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
    Thomas Hardy.

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animatronics

  • noun the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)

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clerical

  • adjective of or relating to clerks
    • clerical work
  • adjective of or relating to the clergy
    • clerical collar

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karyokinetic

  • adjective of or relating to the division of the nucleus of a cell during mitosis or meiosis

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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antlike

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populate

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb fill with inhabitants
    • populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

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symbolising

  • noun the act of representing something with a symbol
    symbolizing.
  • verb represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols
    symbolise; symbolize.
    • The poet symbolizes love in this poem
    • These painters believed that artists should symbolize

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demisemiquaver

  • noun a musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note
    thirty-second note.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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sextuplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6.

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mystique

  • noun an aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing

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scalic

  • adjective of or related to a musical scale
    • scalic patterns

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noires

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dendritical

Pertaining to a dendrite, or to arborescent crystallization; having a form resembling a shrub or tree; arborescent.

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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overstate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; exaggerate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

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widmanstatten

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cavort

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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waxwork

  • noun twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    bittersweet; climbing bittersweet; shrubby bittersweet; false bittersweet; staff vine; Celastrus scandens; American bittersweet.
  • noun an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax
    wax figure.

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rouge

  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    blusher; paint.
  • verb redden by applying rouge to
    • she rouged her cheeks

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kimonoed

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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semilegendary

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symbolizing

  • noun the act of representing something with a symbol
    symbolising.
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; represent; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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wraithlike

  • adjective satellite lacking in substance
    shadowy.
    • strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler
    • dim shadowy forms
    • a wraithlike column of smoke

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scurrying

  • adjective satellite moving with great haste
    hurrying.
    • affection for this hurrying driving...little man
    • lashed the scurrying horses
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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ecorche

(Fine Arts) A manikin, or image, representing an animal, especially man, with the skin removed so that the muscles are exposed for purposes of study.

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gesticulate

  • verb show, express or direct through movement
    motion; gesture.
    • He gestured his desire to leave

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semimythical

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emblematical

  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; symbolic; emblematic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish

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steatopygous

Having fat buttocks.
Specimens of the steatopygous Abyssinian breed. Burton.

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sculpted

  • adjective satellite cut into a desired shape
    graven; sculptured.
    • graven images
    • sculptured representations
  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture; sculpt.
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice

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clownlike

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    clownish; zany; buffoonish.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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typify

  • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    epitomise; epitomize.
    • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; symbolize; represent; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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seminude

  • adjective satellite partially clothed

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disport

  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies
  • verb play boisterously
    rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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dwarflike

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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caryatid

  • noun a supporting column carved in the shape of a person

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belie

  • verb be in contradiction with
    negate; contradict.
  • verb represent falsely
    misrepresent.
    • This statement misrepresents my intentions

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flannel

  • noun a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  • noun bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
    washcloth; face cloth; washrag.

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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lifesize

  • adjective satellite being of the same size as an original
    life-sized; life-size; full-size.
    • a life-size sculpture

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underestimate

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underreckoning; underrating.
  • verb assign too low a value to
    undervalue.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price

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rectilineal

  • adjective satellite characterized by a straight line or lines
    rectilinear.
    • rectilinear patterns in wallpaper
    • the rectilinear propagation of light

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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semihistorical

Half or party historical. Sir G. C. Lewis.

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9-11

  • noun the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs
    9/11; Sept. 11; September 11; Sep 11.

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cowled

  • adjective satellite having the head enclosed in a cowl or hood
    • a cowled monk
  • verb cover with or as with a cowl
    cowl.
    • cowl the boys and veil the girls

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flank

  • noun the side of military or naval formation
    wing.
    • they attacked the enemy's right flank
  • noun a subfigure consisting of a side of something

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curvilineal

  • adjective satellite characterized by or following a curved line
    curvilinear.
    • curvilinear tracery
    • curvilinear motion

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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anthropomorphous

  • adjective satellite suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
    anthropomorphic; humanlike.

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trudge

  • noun a long difficult walk
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; plod; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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scurry

  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scramble.
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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kinglike

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kingly.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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semiquaver

  • noun a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note
    sixteenth note.

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slink

  • verb walk stealthily
    • I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey

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unlifelike

  • adjective satellite without substance
    cardboard.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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centrally

  • adverb in or near or toward a center or according to a central role or function
    • The theater is centrally located

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clamber

  • noun an awkward climb
    • reaching the crest was a real clamber
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; shinny; skin; sputter; scramble; struggle.

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semidivine

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huddled

  • adjective satellite crowded or massed together
    • give me...your huddled masses
    • the huddled sheep turned their backs against the wind
  • verb crowd or draw together
    huddle; huddle together.
    • let's huddle together--it's cold!

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priestlike

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood
    priestly.
    • priestly dedication to the people of his parish

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pertain

  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments
  • verb be a part or attribute of
    appertain.

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mintage

  • noun coins collectively
    metal money; coinage; specie.
  • noun fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

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backlit

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geomantic

Pertaining or belonging to geomancy.

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collate

  • verb compare critically; of texts
  • verb to assemble in proper sequence
    • collate the papers

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phantomlike

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compile

  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune
  • verb put together out of existing material
    compose.
    • compile a list

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stereometric

Of or pertaining to stereometry; performed or obtained by stereometry. -- Ste`re*o*met"ric*al*ly, adv.

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depicting

  • noun a representation by picture or portraiture
    depiction; portrayal; portraying.
  • verb show in, or as in, a picture
    picture; depict; render; show.
    • This scene depicts country life
    • the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

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sylphlike

  • adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lissome; lithesome; lissom; slender; lithe; svelte; supple.

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loom

  • noun a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • verb come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    • Another air plane loomed into the sky

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undraped

  • adjective satellite stripped of drapery
    • the undraped statue
  • verb strip something of drapery
    undrape.

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writhe

  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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inattentively

  • adverb in an absentminded or preoccupied manner
    absently; absentmindedly; abstractedly.
    • he read the letter absently

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ithyphallic

Lustful; lewd; salacious; indecent; obscene.

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shamble

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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humanlike

  • adjective satellite suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
    anthropomorphic; anthropomorphous.

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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hieroglyphical

  • adjective resembling hieroglyphic writing
    hieroglyphic.
  • adjective written in or belonging to a writing system using pictorial symbols
    hieroglyphic.

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huddle

  • noun (informal) a quick private conference
    powwow.
  • noun a disorganized and densely packed crowd
    • a huddle of frightened women

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amuletic

Of or pertaining to an amulet; operating as a charm.

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skyrocket

  • noun propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
    rocket.
  • noun sends a firework display high into the sky
    rocket.

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apparitional

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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swathe

  • noun an enveloping bandage
    wrapping.
  • verb wrap in swaddling clothes
    swaddle.
    • swaddled the infant

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ghostlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.

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mitotic

  • adjective of or relating to or undergoing mitosis

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depict

  • verb show in, or as in, a picture
    picture; render; show.
    • This scene depicts country life
    • the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting
  • verb give a description of
    draw; describe.
    • He drew an elaborate plan of attack

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cassocked

  • adjective satellite dressed in a cassock
    • cassocked monks

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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humanoid

  • noun an automaton that resembles a human being
    mechanical man; android.

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illustrate

  • verb clarify by giving an example of
    exemplify; instance.
  • verb depict with an illustration

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