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tercel

  • noun male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon
    tercelet; tiercel.

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dimplement

The state of being dimpled, or marked with gentle depressions. R.
The ground's most gentle dimplement. Mrs. Browning.

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unvarying

  • adjective satellite unvarying in nature
    changeless; constant; invariant.
    • maintained a constant temperature
    • principles of unvarying validity
  • adjective lacking variety
    unvaried.

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astringer

A falconer who keeps a goschawk. Obs. Shak. Cowell. Written also austringer.

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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tamer

  • noun an animal trainer who tames wild animals
  • adjective satellite flat and uninspiring
    tame.

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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susurration

  • noun the indistinct sound of people whispering
    susurrus.
    • a soft susurrus of conversation
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; voicelessness.

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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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reproachfulness

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deceptively

  • adverb in a misleading way
    misleadingly; deceivingly.
    • the exam looked deceptively easy

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civilize

  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • verb raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
    civilise.
    • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

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despiteful

  • adjective satellite showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
    spiteful; vindictive.
    • a despiteful fiend
    • a truly spiteful child
    • a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

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barometz

(Bot.) The woolly-skinned rhizoma or rootstock of a fern (Dicksonia barometz), which, when specially prepared and inverted, somewhat resembles a lamb; -- called also Scythian lamb.

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disarming

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
    disarmament.
    • the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete
  • verb remove offensive capability from
    demilitarise; disarm; demilitarize.

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graft

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    transplant.
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    bribery.

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uncharacteristically

  • adverb in uncharacteristic manner
    • he was uncharacteristically cool

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hush

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    stillness; still.
    • the still of the night
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    • hush my baby!

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ineffably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; indescribably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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susurrus

  • noun the indistinct sound of people whispering
    susurration.
    • a soft susurrus of conversation

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jesuitry

Jesuitism; subtle argument. R. Carlyle.

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touchingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    poignantly; affectingly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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acclivity

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    upgrade; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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endearingly

  • adverb in an adorable manner
    adorably.
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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stealthiness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    furtiveness; sneakiness.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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pipet

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube
    pipette.

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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surpassingly

  • adverb to a surpassing degree
    • she was a surpassingly beautiful woman

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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zephyr

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; breeze; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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acclivity

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    upgrade; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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maddening

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; infuriating; vexing.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    madden; craze.

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forgivingness

  • noun tendency to be kind and forgiving
    kindness.

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incurably

  • adverb to an incurable degree
    • she was incurably optimistic
  • adverb in a manner impossible to cure
    • he is incurably ill

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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ungentle

  • adjective satellite not of the nobility
    untitled; ignoble.
    • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
    • untitled civilians

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effleurage

  • noun a rhythmic stroking
    • effleurage of the abdomen is used in the Lamaze method of childbirth

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indescribably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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remonstration

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; objection; remonstrance.

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exert

  • verb put to use
    exercise.
    • exert one's power or influence
  • verb have and exercise
    maintain; wield.
    • wield power and authority

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reproval

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reprehension; rebuke; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face

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innately

  • adverb in an innate manner
    • the child is said to be innately disposed to learn language

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spright

Spirit; mind; soul; state of mind; mood. Obs. "The high heroic spright." Spenser.
Wondrous great grief groweth in my spright. Spenser.

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geordie

  • noun the nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • noun a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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pettishness

  • noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    irritability; biliousness; surliness; snappishness; peevishness; temper.
    • his temper was well known to all his employees

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surprisingly

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

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lenitive

  • noun remedy that eases pain and discomfort
  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    mitigative; mitigatory; alleviative; alleviatory; palliative.

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amazingly

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

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exquisitely

  • adverb in a delicate manner
    delicately; finely; fine.
    • finely shaped features
    • her fine drawn body

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petrissage

  • noun massage of the skin which is gently lifted and squeezed

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incredibly

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

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lovingness

  • noun a loving feeling
    caring.
  • noun a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    affectionateness; fondness; warmth.

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oddly

  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; peculiarly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly
  • adverb in a strange manner
    queerly; strangely; funnily.
    • a queerly inscribed sheet of paper

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drizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    mizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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unbelievably

  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb in an unbelievable manner
    • he was unbelievably angry

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suasion

  • noun the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
    persuasion.

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incongruously

  • adverb in an incongruous manner
    • his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously

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soughing

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    murmurous; susurrous; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren
  • verb make a murmuring sound
    sough; purl.
    • the water was purling

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wondrously

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

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snore

  • noun the rattling noise produced when snoring
  • noun the act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
    stertor; snoring.

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seductively

  • adverb in a tempting seductive manner
    temptingly.
    • she smiled at him seductively

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prodding

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; nudge; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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wonderfully

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

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infinitely

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

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rubdown

  • noun the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes

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tiercel

  • noun male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon
    tercelet; tercel.

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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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singularly

  • adverb in a singular manner or to a singular degree; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
    • Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal

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aperient

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    purgative; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite mildly laxative

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tremulously

  • adverb in a tremulous manner
    • the leaves rustled tremulously in the wind

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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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misleadingly

  • adverb in a misleading way
    deceivingly; deceptively.
    • the exam looked deceptively easy

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atthis

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unbearably

  • adverb to an unbearable degree
    • it was unbearably hot in the room

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excruciatingly

  • adverb in a very painful manner
    agonizingly; torturously.
    • the progress was agonizingly slow

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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inconceivably

  • adverb to an inconceivable degree
    • inconceivably small

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shush

  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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extraordinarily

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

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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pleasingly

  • adverb in a pleasing manner
    • the room was pleasingly large

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adieu

  • noun a farewell remark
    good-by; adios; so long; cheerio; good-bye; arrivederci; sayonara; auf wiedersehen; goodbye; bye-bye; goodby; bye; good day; au revoir.
    • they said their good-byes

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cleanser

  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleaner; cleansing agent.

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strangely

  • adverb in a strange manner
    queerly; funnily; oddly.
    • a queerly inscribed sheet of paper

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chiding

  • noun rebuking a person harshly
    objurgation; tongue-lashing; scolding.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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unusually

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

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declivity

  • noun a downward slope or bend
    decline; descent; downslope; declination; fall; declension.

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impossibly

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

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burble

  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; guggle; ripple; bubble; gurgle.
    • babbling brooks

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uncommonly

  • adverb exceptionally
    • a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find

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remonstration

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; objection; remonstrance.

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inimitably

  • adverb in an unreproducible manner
    unreproducibly.
    • he has an inimitably verbose style

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declivity

  • noun a downward slope or bend
    decline; descent; downslope; declination; fall; declension.

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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zephyr

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; breeze; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind

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unspeakably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; indescribably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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exfoliate

  • verb spread by opening the leaves of
  • verb cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters

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unexpectedly

  • adverb in a way that was not expected
    out of the blue.
    • her brother showed up at the wedding out of the blue
  • adverb without advance planning
    circumstantially; by chance; accidentally.
    • they met accidentally

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dalesman

  • noun a person who lives in the dales of northern England

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radiantly

  • adverb in a radiant manner
    • the bride smiled radiantly

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ministrant

  • noun someone who serves as a minister
  • adjective satellite giving practical help to
    • a ministering angel
    • the angels ministrant sang
    • the attending physician

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