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lamplighter

  • noun (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

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akmola

  • noun remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
    capital of Kazakhstan; Astana.

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privatize

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatise.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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unchurch

  • verb exclude from a church or a religious community
    curse; excommunicate.
    • The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner

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detoxify

  • verb remove poison from
    detoxicate.
    • detoxify the soil
  • verb treat for alcohol or drug dependence
    detox.
    • He was detoxified in the clinic

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stalinabad

  • noun the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
    capital of Tajikistan; Dushanbe; Dusanbe; Dyushambe.

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breadstuff

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    staff of life; bread.
  • noun flour or meal or grain used in baking bread

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glaciated

  • adjective satellite covered with ice (as by a glacier) or affected by glacial action
  • verb cover with ice or snow or a glacier
    glaciate.
    • the entire area was glaciated

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privatize

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatise.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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stalino

  • noun an industrial city in the Donets Basin
    Donetsk; Donetske.

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iceberg

  • noun a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
    berg.
  • noun lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
    iceberg lettuce; crisphead lettuce.
    • iceberg is still the most popular lettuce

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colonised

  • adjective satellite inhabited by colonists
    settled; colonized.
  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonize; colonise.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century

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fifteenth

  • noun position 15 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position
    15th.

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tsaritsyn

  • noun a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43
    Volgograd; Stalingrad.

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altarpiece

  • noun a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table
    reredos.

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horsehide

  • noun leather from the hide of a horse

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triptych

  • noun art consisting of a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on three panels (usually hinged together)

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colonized

  • adjective satellite inhabited by colonists
    colonised; settled.
  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonize; colonise.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century

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messuage

  • noun (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household

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pastored

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rubric

  • noun an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    gloss.

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leroi

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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zaire

  • noun the basic unit of money in Zaire
  • noun a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
    Congo; Belgian Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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whereas

At which place; where. Obs. Chaucer.
At last they came whereas that lady bode. Spenser.

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exhibitioner

  • noun someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
    shower; exhibitor.

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ratiocination

  • noun the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
    conclusion.
  • noun logical and methodical reasoning

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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liad

A celebrated Greek epic poem, in twenty-four books, on the destruction of Ilium, the ancient Troy. The Iliad is ascribed to Homer.

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coppice

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; brush; brushwood; copse.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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millimicron

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
    nanometre; nm; micromillimeter; micromillimetre; nanometer.

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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charwoman

  • noun a human female employed to do housework
    char; cleaning woman; woman; cleaning lady.
    • the char will clean the carpet
    • I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write

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unprintable

  • adjective unfit for print because morally or legally objectionable or offensive to good taste
    • an unprintable epithet
    • unprintable pictures

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prerogative

  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    privilege; exclusive right; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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sverdlovsk

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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disenfranchised

  • adjective deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
    voiceless; disfranchised; voteless.
    • labor was voiceless
    • disenfrenchised masses took to the streets
  • verb deprive of voting rights
    disfranchise; disenfranchise.

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darcy

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untreatable

Incapable of being treated; not practicable. R. Dr. H. More.

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leibnitz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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byelorussia

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
    Belarus; Byelarus; Republic of Belarus; Belorussia; White Russia.

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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enslave

  • verb make a slave of; bring into servitude

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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appertain

  • verb be a part or attribute of
    pertain.

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artist

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

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dahomey

  • noun a country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control
    Republic of Benin; Benin.

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tenement

  • noun a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
    tenement house.

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bacteroides

  • noun type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals
    genus Bacteroides.

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belong

  • verb be owned by; be in the possession of
    • This book belongs to me
  • verb be suitable or acceptable
    • This student somehow doesn't belong

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mariupol

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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mithramycin

  • noun an antineoplastic drug (trade name Mithracin) used to treat cancer of the testes
    Mithracin.

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responsibility

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    duty; obligation.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the proper sphere or extent of your activities
    province.
    • it was his province to take care of himself

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irian

Of or pertaining to the iris. "Irian nerves." Dunglison.

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taxon

  • noun animal or plant group having natural relations
    taxonomic category; taxonomic group.

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ravel

  • noun French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
    Maurice Ravel.
  • noun a row of unravelled stitches
    ladder; run.
    • she got a run in her stocking

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phaeton

  • noun large open car seating four with folding top
    tourer; touring car.

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monopolise

  • verb have and control fully and exclusively
    monopolize.
    • He monopolizes the laser printer
  • verb have or exploit a monopoly of
    monopolize.
    • OPEC wants to monopolize oil

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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leopoldville

  • noun the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
    Kinshasa.

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hadst

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frunze

  • noun the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
    Bishkek; capital of Kyrgyzstan; Biskek.

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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basutoland

  • noun a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
    Lesotho; Kingdom of Lesotho.

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privilege

  • noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    exclusive right; prerogative; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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monopolize

  • verb have and control fully and exclusively
    monopolise.
    • He monopolizes the laser printer
  • verb have or exploit a monopoly of
    monopolise.
    • OPEC wants to monopolize oil

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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abut

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; edge; adjoin; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland

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exist

  • verb have an existence, be extant
    be.
    • Is there a God?
  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; subsist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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incarcerate

  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; jail; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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amblyopic

  • adjective pertaining to a kind of visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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tenanted

  • adjective satellite resided in; having tenants
    occupied.
    • not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up
  • verb occupy as a tenant
    tenant.

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curate

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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allopatric

  • adjective (of biological species or speciation) occurring in areas isolated geographically from one another

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wont

  • noun an established custom
    habit.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening

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carinii

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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xanthomonas

  • noun a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water
    genus Xanthomonas.

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privatize

  • verb change from governmental to private control or ownership
    privatise.
    • The oil industry was privatized

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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brontosaurus

  • noun huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic
    brontosaur; Apatosaurus excelsus; thunder lizard; apatosaurus; apatosaur.

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gomorrah

  • noun (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants
    Gomorrha.

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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subsist

  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; exist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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apartment

  • noun a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
    flat.

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marginalize

  • verb relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people
    marginalise.
    • We must not marginalize the poor in our society

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manor

  • noun the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
    manor house.
  • noun the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

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sacrosanct

  • adjective satellite must be kept sacred
    inviolate; inviolable.

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florentine

  • 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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imbrue

  • verb permeate or impregnate
    drench.
    • The war drenched the country in blood

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stigma

  • noun the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
  • noun a symbol of disgrace or infamy
    brand; stain; mark.
    • And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

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blacklist

  • noun a list of people who are out of favor
    black book; shitlist.
  • verb put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted
    • many books were blacklisted by the Nazis

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prospero

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attrib

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manuscript

  • noun the form of a literary work submitted for publication
    ms.
  • noun handwritten book or document
    holograph.

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undreamed

  • adjective satellite not imagined even in a dream
    undreamed of; undreamt of; undreamt; unimagined.

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garrick

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

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kuibyshev

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brag

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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marginalise

  • verb relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people
    marginalize.
    • We must not marginalize the poor in our society

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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forested

  • adjective satellite covered with forest
    • efforts to protect forested lands of the northwest
  • verb establish a forest on previously unforested land
    forest; afforest.
    • afforest the mountains

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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inhabited

  • adjective having inhabitants; lived in
    • the inhabited regions of the earth
  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit; populate.
    • 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

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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harmost

(Gr. Antiq.) A governor or prefect appointed by the Spartans in the cities subjugated by them.

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transpire

  • verb pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    transpirate.
  • verb exude water vapor
    • plants transpire

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tribute

  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    testimonial.
  • noun payment by one nation for protection by another

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pcmcia

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perquisite

  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    perk; fringe benefit.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    privilege; exclusive right; prerogative.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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ntis

  • noun an agency in the Technology Administration that is a primary resource for government-funded scientific and technical and engineering and business related information
    National Technical Information Service.

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