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  • noun originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem
    • the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'
  • noun Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
    Israel; State of Israel; Yisrael; Sion.

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  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    imprecate; curse; anathemise; damn; bedamn; anathemize; maledict.
    • The bad witch cursed the child

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(Anat.) Discovered or described by C. V. Schneider, a German anatomist of the seventeenth century.

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(Gr. Antiq.) The period intervening between one celebration of the Pythian games and the next.

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  • noun a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
    groyne; bulwark; breakwater; groin; mole; seawall.

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  • noun an astronaut who is active outside a spacecraft in outer space

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  • adjective of or relating to lexicography

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A settler; an inhabitant. "Peoplers of the peaceful glen." J. S. Blackie.

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  • adjective satellite having no points scores
    goalless; hitless.
    • a scoreless inning

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(Zoöl.) Bearing or having feet or legs.

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  • noun either of two short watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm

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  • adjective satellite having no points scores
    scoreless; hitless.
    • a scoreless inning

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(Anat.) One of the segments of the sternum. -- Ster"ne*bral a.

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  • noun a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force

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(Zoöl.) Below the lower lip; -- said of certain scales of reptiles and fishes.

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Incapable of being demonstrated. -- In`de*mon"stra*ble*ness, n.

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  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    breastpin; brooch.
  • verb bring up a topic for discussion

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  • noun a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
    Switzerland; Swiss Confederation; Svizzera; Schweiz.

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To remove afar off; to withdraw. Obs.
From worldly cares he did himself eloign. Spenser.

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(Gr. & Lat. Pros.) A foot consisting of three long syllables and one short syllable. ✍ It is so called from being compounded of a spondee (which contains 4 times) with an iambus or a trochee (which contains 3 times). It is called 1st, 2d, 3d, or 4th epitrite according as the short syllable stands 1st, 2d, etc.

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  • verb form into a nucleus
    • Some cells had nucleated
  • adjective having a nucleus or occurring in the nucleus
    • nucleated cells

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  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    dog house; doghouse.
  • verb put up in a kennel
    • kennel a dog

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  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
    • he putted the ball several feet past the hole

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  • verb wash out with a solvent, as in chromatography

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  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle

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(Zoöl.) A West African anthropoid ape allied to the gorilla and chimpanzee, and by some considered only a variety of the chimpanzee. It is noted for building large, umbrella-shaped nests in trees. Called also tscheigo, tschiego, nschego, nscheigo.

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One who sacks; one who takes part in the storm and pillage of a town.

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  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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  • noun any of the artificially produced elements with atomic numbers greater than 103
  • adjective of or belonging to the elements with atomic numbers greater than 103

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  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
  • noun a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

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A division into fingers or fingerlike processes; also, a fingerlike process.

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  • noun lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
    gown; nightdress; night-robe; nightgown.

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In the Greek tragedy, a song of the chorus, continued without the interruption of dialogue or anapæstics. Liddell & Scott.

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  • adjective satellite having no cause or apparent cause
    causeless; fortuitous.
    • a causeless miracle
    • fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune
    • we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times

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  • noun a claim of rights
    • I have dibs on that last slice of pizza

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  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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Entrance; ingress. Obs. Sir M. Hale.

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  • adjective of or relating to a work that combines autobiography and fiction
    • a semiautobiographical novel

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One who institutes, founds, ordains, or establishes.

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  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; Confederate States.

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One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.

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One of a secret society, organized in the north of Ireland in 1795, the professed objects of which are the defense of the regning sovereign of Great Britain, the support of the Protestant religion, the maintenance of the laws of the kingdom, etc.; -- so called in honor of William, Prince of Orange, who became William III. of England.

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  • adjective without material form or substance
    • an incorporeal spirit

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  • verb cut the head of
    behead; decollate.
    • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution

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  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; scold; nag.

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  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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  • noun the quantity a shovel can hold
    shovel; shovelful.

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  • noun (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided

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  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.
  • noun a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
    Nippon; Nihon.

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  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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An office of devotion, or act of religious service, by night.

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  • noun a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardbound; hardcover; hardbacked.
    • hardback books

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  • noun a kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot
    • Michael Jackson perfected the moonwalk in the 1980s
  • noun an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon

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  • noun a state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees
    mutual savings bank.

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  • noun an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
    smash hit; blockbuster.

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  • verb bring something new to an environment
    • A new word processor was introduced

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  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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  • noun a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

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Pertaining to Catiline, the Roman conspirator; resembling Catiline's conspiracy.

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  • verb eliminate the polarization of

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  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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To turn toward.
If its base be obverted towards us. I. Watts.

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  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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A short musical dramatic piece, of a light and pleasing, sometimes a burlesque, character; an interlude introduced between the acts of a play or an opera.

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  • adjective capable of being placed opposite to something
    • the thumb is opposable to the forefinger

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(Anat.) Pertaining to the bone, or cartilage, below the epibranchial in a branchial arch. -- n. A ceratobranchial bone, or cartilage.

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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One who renews or restores to a former condition. R. Dr. H. More.

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  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite lacking any legal or binding force
    • null and void

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  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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A man who manages, or waits on, an engine.

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  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    skreak; screech; squawk; screak.

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  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardcover; hardbacked; hardback.
    • hardback books

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(Math.) The difference between two quantities commensurable only in power, as between √2 and 1, or between the diagonal and side of a square.

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  • adjective satellite not improved or brought up to date
    • the book is still unrevised

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Half a poetic verse or line, or a verse or line not completed.

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  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; shorten; contract; foreshorten.
    • The manuscript must be shortened
  • verb lessen, diminish, or curtail
    • the new law might abridge our freedom of expression

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  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    explode; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
    explode; blow up.
    • the bomb detonated at noon
    • The Molotov cocktail exploded

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  • verb jump from an airplane and perform various maneuvers before opening one's parachute
    sky dive.

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  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
    upper jawbone; maxilla; upper jaw.
  • adjective of or relating to the upper jaw

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  • noun a person inducted into an organization or social group
    • Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth were 1936 inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    draftee; conscript.

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  • noun state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
    Bean Town; Hub of the Universe; Beantown; capital of Massachusetts.

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  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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  • noun one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with

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  • noun a member of the Athapaskan people living in western Canada between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay
  • noun the language spoken by the Chipewyan
    Chippewyan; Chippewaian.

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  • noun a small brewery; consumption of the product is mainly elsewhere

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  • adjective satellite arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
    graded; stratified.
    • stratified areas of the distribution
  • verb take or have a position relative to others
    • This painting ranks among the best in the Western World

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  • noun one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

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Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See Monad, n. Dr. H. More.

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  • adjective satellite (of an aircraft) having sweptback wings
    • a sweptwing aircraft

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  • noun small Indian lettuce of northern regions
    water chickweed; Montia lamprosperma; blinking chickweed.
  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; blink; wink.

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  • verb foreshadow or presage
    herald; announce; foretell; harbinger.

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