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surly

  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    ugly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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gladly

  • adverb in a willing manner
    fain; lief.
    • this was gladly agreed to
    • I would fain do it

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testy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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sulky

  • noun a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    huffish.

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sultry

  • adjective satellite sexually exciting or gratifying
    sensual.
    • sensual excesses
    • a sultry look
    • a sultry dance
  • adjective satellite characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
    stifling; sulfurous; sulphurous.
    • the summer was sultry and oppressive
    • the stifling atmosphere
    • the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm

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caddises

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soggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    doughy.
    • the cake fell

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choppy

  • adjective satellite marked by abrupt transitions
    jerky.
    • choppy prose
  • adjective satellite rough with small waves
    • choppy seas

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hoofbeats

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frosty

  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; icy; frigid; glacial; wintry.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile
  • adjective satellite covered with frost
    rimed; rimy.
    • a frosty glass
    • hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner

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kurrajong

  • noun widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle
    currajong; Brachychiton populneus.

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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burdock

  • noun any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
    clotbur.

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glum

  • adjective satellite moody and melancholic
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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harebell

  • noun sometimes placed in genus Scilla
    bluebell; wild hyacinth; Hyacinthoides nonscripta; Scilla nonscripta; wood hyacinth.
  • noun perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
    Campanula rotundifolia; bluebell.

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shoaler

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mayflower

  • noun the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620
  • noun low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers
    trailing arbutus; Epigaea repens.

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moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.
  • noun United States evangelist (1837-1899)
    Dwight Lyman Moody.

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townswomen

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sallow

  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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houyhnhnm

One of the race of horses described by Swift in his imaginary travels of Lemuel Gulliver. The Houyhnhnms were endowed with reason and noble qualities; subject to them were Yahoos, a race of brutes having the form and all the worst vices of men.

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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koodoo

  • noun either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
    kudu; koudou.

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frisky

  • adjective satellite playful like a lively kitten
    kittenish.

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cattail

  • noun tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes

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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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fungus

  • noun an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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uneasy

  • adjective lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
    • farmers were uneasy until rain finally came
    • uneasy about his health
    • gave an uneasy laugh
    • uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
    • an uneasy coalition government
    • an uneasy calm
    • an uneasy silence fell on the group
  • adjective lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    restless.
    • a restless night
    • she fell into an uneasy sleep

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huckleberry

  • noun any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
  • noun any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries

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chilly

  • noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    chilli; chili; chile; chili pepper.
  • adjective satellite not characterized by emotion
    • a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham

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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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blurry

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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foggy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    groggy; logy; stuporous; dazed.
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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cowslip

  • noun early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
    paigle; Primula veris.
  • noun swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
    May blob; kingcup; water dragon; meadow bright; Caltha palustris; marsh marigold.

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duskish

Somewhat dusky. " Duskish smoke." Spenser. -- Dusk"ish*ly, adv. -- Dusk"ish*ness, n.

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bilberry

  • noun erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
    whinberry; blaeberry; Viccinium myrtillus; whortleberry.
  • noun erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries
    Viccinium membranaceum; thin-leaved bilberry; mountain blue berry.

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husky

  • noun breed of heavy-coated Arctic sled dog
    Eskimo dog.
  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    buirdly; beefy; burly; strapping.
    • a beefy wrestler
    • had a tall burly frame
    • clothing sizes for husky boys
    • a strapping boy of eighteen
    • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

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smoky

  • adjective marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
    • smoky rafters
    • smoky chimneys
    • a smoky fireplace
    • a smoky corridor
  • adjective satellite tasting of smoke
    • smoky sausages

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momently

  • adverb for an instant or moment
    momentarily.
    • we paused momentarily before proceeding
    • a cardinal perched momently on the dogwood branch
  • adverb at any moment
    momentarily.
    • she will be with you momently

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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rapunzel

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icy

  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; frigid; glacial; wintry; frosty.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile
  • adjective satellite extremely cold
    polar; arctic; frigid; gelid; glacial.
    • an arctic climate
    • a frigid day
    • gelid waters of the North Atlantic
    • glacial winds
    • icy hands
    • polar weather

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drumbeat

  • noun the sound made by beating a drum
    rub-a-dub; rataplan.
  • noun (military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown

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dreamy

  • adjective satellite dreamy in mood or nature
    moony; woolgathering.
    • a woolgathering moment
  • adjective satellite lacking spirit or liveliness
    languorous; languid; lackadaisical.
    • a lackadaisical attempt
    • a languid mood
    • a languid wave of the hand
    • a hot languorous afternoon

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recalcitrancy

  • noun the trait of being unmanageable
    refractoriness; unmanageableness; recalcitrance.

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weary

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; tire.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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planetesimal

  • noun one of many small solid celestial bodies thought to have existed at an early stage in the development of the solar system

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hoarse

  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    gruff; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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nehemiah

  • noun an Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
    Book of Nehemiah.

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rowdy

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; yob; yobbo.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    raucous.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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cottonwood

  • noun any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
  • noun American basswood of the Allegheny region
    Tilia heterophylla; white basswood.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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ridership

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stuffy

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    airless; close; unaired.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
  • adjective satellite excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
    stodgy.
    • why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
    • a stodgy dinner party

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horsetail

  • noun perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes; tend to become weedy; common in northern hemisphere; some in Africa and South America

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grumpy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; fussy.

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hollyhock

  • noun any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea
    althaea; althea.
  • noun any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers

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gaunt

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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grapevine

  • noun gossip spread by spoken communication
    word of mouth; pipeline.
    • the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grape; grape vine.

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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wildflower

  • noun wild or uncultivated flowering plant
    wild flower.

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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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rosebush

  • noun any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
    rose.

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taut

  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    tight.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope
  • adjective satellite subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    • the skin of his face looked drawn and tight
    • her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

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yelp

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yip.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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shrill

  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; pipe up; shriek.
  • adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    sharp.
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety

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toadstool

  • noun common name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)

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shabby

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; tatty.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite mean and unworthy and despicable
    • shabby treatment

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chitter

  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    twitter.

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dizzy

  • verb make dizzy or giddy
    • a dizzying pace
  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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birk

A birch tree. Prov. Eng. "The silver birk." Tennyson.

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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breadline

  • noun a queue of people waiting for free food
    bread line.

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misty

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; hazy.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite wet with mist
    • the misty evening

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bougainvillea

  • noun any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts; widely grown in warm regions

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sizable

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    sizeable; ample.
    • a sizable fortune
    • an ample waistline
    • of ample proportions
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; goodly; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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whimper

  • noun a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    whine.
  • verb cry weakly or softly
    pule; mewl; wail.
    • she wailed with pain

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stormy

  • adjective (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
    • a stormy day
    • wide and stormy seas
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent emotions or behavior
    tempestuous.
    • a stormy argument
    • a stormy marriage

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palmetto

  • noun any of several low-growing palms with fan-shaped leaves

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edgy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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bunchgrass

  • noun any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States
    bunch grass.

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lusty

  • adjective satellite vigorously passionate
    lustful; concupiscent.
  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    hearty; red-blooded; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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enrollment

  • noun the act of enrolling
    enrolment; registration.
  • noun the body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time
    registration.

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rampantly

  • adverb in an uncontrolled and rampant manner
    wild.
    • weeds grew rampantly around here

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drumbeat

  • noun the sound made by beating a drum
    rub-a-dub; rataplan.
  • noun (military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown

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bumpy

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; jolting; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • adjective satellite covered with or full of bumps
    • a bumpy country road

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sunflower

  • noun any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
    helianthus.

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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unease

  • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
    malaise; uneasiness.
  • noun the trait of seeming ill at ease
    uneasiness; disquiet.

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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bulrush

  • noun tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
    cat's-tail; nailrod; reed mace; bullrush; reedmace; Typha latifolia.
  • noun tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
    soft rush; Juncus effusus; bullrush; common rush.

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cloudy

  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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bramble

  • noun any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines

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dusky

  • adjective satellite lighted by or as if by twilight
    twilight; twilit.
    • The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding
    • the twilight glow of the sky
    • a boat on a twilit river
  • adjective satellite naturally having skin of a dark color
    swart; swarthy; dark-skinned.
    • a dark-skinned beauty
    • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
    • a smile on his swarthy face
    • `swart' is archaic

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rowlock

  • noun a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    pin; oarlock; thole; peg; tholepin.

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wary

  • adjective marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
    • they were wary in their movements
    • a wary glance at the black clouds
    • taught to be wary of strangers
  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; leery; mistrustful.

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foxglove

  • noun any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
    digitalis.

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thirsty

  • adjective satellite needing moisture
    • thirsty fields under a rainless sky
  • adjective feeling a need or desire to drink
    • after playing hard the children were thirsty

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brickyard

  • noun a place where bricks are made and sold
    brickfield.

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murky

  • adjective satellite (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
    muddy; turbid; mirky; cloudy.
    • a cloudy liquid
    • muddy coffee
    • murky waters
  • adjective satellite dark or gloomy
    mirky.
    • a murky dungeon
    • murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps

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gentian

  • noun any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

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hungry

  • adjective feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
    • a world full of hungry people
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
    athirst; thirsty.
    • athirst for knowledge
    • hungry for recognition
    • thirsty for informaton

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rosebush

  • noun any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
    rose.

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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siddhartha

  • noun founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
    Buddha; Gautama; Gautama Buddha; Gautama Siddhartha.

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luxuriantly

  • adverb in an abundant and luxuriant manner
    • whiskers grew luxuriantly from his ample jowls
  • adverb in an elegantly luxuriant way
    • this suave, culture-loving and luxuriantly good-looking M.P.represents the car-workers of Coventry

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footfall

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    footstep; step.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch

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lank

  • adjective satellite long and thin and often limp
    • grown lank with fasting
    • lank mousy hair
  • adjective satellite long and lean
    spindly.

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sauropod

  • noun very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal
    sauropod dinosaur.

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apace

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; rapidly; quickly.
    • he works quickly

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Collocation words for "grew" are words related to "grew" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "grew" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "grew" or by the count of syllables each word has.