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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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murrain

  • noun any disease of domestic animals that resembles a plague

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unutterably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unspeakably; 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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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • 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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countercheck

  • noun a check that restrains another check
  • noun something that checks the correctness of a previous check
    double check.

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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bodily

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the body
    • a bodily organ
    • bodily functions
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; corporeal.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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taxation

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; tax.
  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; tax income; revenue.

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causing

  • noun the act of causing something to happen
    causation.
  • verb give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally
    do; make; cause.
    • cause a commotion
    • make a stir
    • cause an accident

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insupportable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
    unwarranted; unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible.

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chastisement

  • noun verbal punishment
    castigation.
  • noun a rebuke for making a mistake
    correction; chastening.

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intolerably

  • adverb to an unacceptable degree
    unacceptably.
    • The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high

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colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; gripes.

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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burden

  • noun an onerous or difficult concern
    load; incumbrance; onus; encumbrance.
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind
  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; loading.

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sickness

  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    malady; illness; unwellness.
  • noun defectiveness or unsoundness
    • drugs have become a sickness they cannot cure
    • a great sickness of his judgment

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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execration

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; abhorrence; abomination; detestation; loathing.
  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; curse.

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doubly

  • adverb to double the degree
    double; twice.
    • she was doubly rewarded
    • his eyes were double bright
  • adverb in a twofold manner
    in two ways.
    • he was doubly wrong

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wayfaring

  • noun traveling (especially on foot)
  • adjective satellite traveling especially on foot
    peripatetic.
    • peripatetic country preachers
    • a poor wayfaring stranger

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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burthen

  • noun a variant of `burden'
  • verb weight down with a load
    weight down; weight; burden.

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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supremely

  • adverb to the maximum degree
    • he was supremely confident

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burthen

  • noun a variant of `burden'
  • verb weight down with a load
    weight down; weight; burden.

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affliction

  • noun a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
  • noun a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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thraldom

  • noun the state of being under the control of another person
    thrall; thralldom; slavery; bondage.

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alway

Always. Archaic or Poetic
I would not live alway. Job vii. 16.

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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sundry

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    mixed; motley; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards

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miscalculation

  • noun a mistake in calculating
    misreckoning; misestimation.

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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imposition

  • noun the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
    infliction.
  • noun an uncalled-for burden
    • he listened but resented the imposition

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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affliction

  • noun a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
  • noun a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health

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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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lamentation

  • noun a cry of sorrow and grief
    wail; plaint; lament.
    • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    mourning.

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exceedingly

  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; extremely; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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malady

  • noun any unwholesome or desperate condition
    • what maladies afflict our nation?
  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    illness; unwellness; sickness.

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committed

  • adjective bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude
    • committed church members
    • a committed Marxist
  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; commit; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery

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disappointment

  • noun a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
    letdown.
    • his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment
  • noun an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
    dashing hopes.

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calamity

  • noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
    tragedy; cataclysm; catastrophe; disaster.
    • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
    • the earthquake was a disaster

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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mishap

  • noun an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
    mischance; bad luck.
    • if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all
  • noun an instance of misfortune
    mischance; misadventure.

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incur

  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    receive; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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calamity

  • noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
    tragedy; cataclysm; catastrophe; disaster.
    • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
    • the earthquake was a disaster

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penalty

  • noun the act of punishing
    punishment; penalization; penalisation.
  • noun a payment required for not fulfilling a contract

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vexation

  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    chafe; annoyance.
  • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    botheration; annoyance; irritation.

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sustained

  • adjective satellite maintained at length without interruption or weakening
    • sustained flight
  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up; sustain.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work

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exaction

  • noun act of demanding or levying by force or authority
    • exaction of tribute
    • exaction of various dues and fees

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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setback

  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; reverse; reversal; black eye.

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peculiarly

  • adverb uniquely or characteristically
    particularly.
    • these peculiarly cinematic elements
    • a peculiarly French phenomenon
    • everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles
  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly

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ransom

  • noun money demanded for the return of a captured person
    ransom money.
  • noun payment for the release of someone

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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distemper

  • noun any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
  • noun an angry and disagreeable mood
    ill humor; ill humour.

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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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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disappointment

  • noun a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
    letdown.
    • his hopes were so high he was doomed to disappointment
  • noun an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
    dashing hopes.

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divers

  • adjective satellite many and different
    diverse.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver; diver.

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affront

  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    insult.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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signify

  • verb denote or connote
    intend; stand for; mean.
    • `maison' means `house' in French
    • An example sentence would show what this word means
  • verb convey or express a meaning
    • These words mean nothing to me!
    • What does his strange behavior signify?

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mischance

  • noun an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
    mishap; bad luck.
    • if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all
  • noun an instance of misfortune
    mishap; misadventure.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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disservice

  • noun an act intended to help that turns out badly
    ill turn; ill service.
    • he did them a disservice

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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harm

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    injury; trauma; hurt.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    impairment; damage.

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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particularly

  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    peculiarly; especially; specially.
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  • adverb specifically or especially distinguished from others
    in particular.
    • loves Bach, particularly his partitas
    • recommended one book in particular
    • trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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exceeding

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceptional.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    transcend; exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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sufficiently

  • adverb to a sufficient degree
    • she was sufficiently fluent in Mandarin

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malady

  • noun any unwholesome or desperate condition
    • what maladies afflict our nation?
  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    illness; unwellness; sickness.

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equally

  • adverb to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    every bit; as.
    • they were equally beautiful
    • birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    • sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    • he is every bit as mean as she is
  • adverb in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    evenly.
    • a class evenly divided between girls and boys
    • they split their winnings equally
    • deal equally with rich and poor

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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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truly

  • adverb in accordance with truth or fact or reality
    genuinely; really.
    • she was now truly American
    • a genuinely open society
    • they don't really listen to us
  • adverb by right
    rightfully.
    • baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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misdeed

  • noun improper or wicked or immoral behavior
    misbehavior; misbehaviour.

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incurring

  • noun acquiring or coming into something (usually undesirable)
    • incurring debts is easier than paying them
  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    incur.
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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persecution

  • noun the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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especially

  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    peculiarly; particularly; specially.
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  • adverb in a special manner
    specially.
    • a specially arranged dinner

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misreading

  • noun misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
  • verb read or interpret wrongly
    misread.
    • He misread the data

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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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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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burden

  • noun an onerous or difficult concern
    load; incumbrance; onus; encumbrance.
    • the burden of responsibility
    • that's a load off my mind
  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; loading.

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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potentially

  • adverb with a possibility of becoming actual
    • he is potentially dangerous
    • potentially useful

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injustice

  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; shabbiness.
  • noun the practice of being unjust or unfair
    unjustness.

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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pang

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; stab.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    sting.
    • a pang of conscience

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depart

  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    vary; deviate; diverge.

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parting

  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    part.
    • his part was right in the middle

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extremely

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    highly.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; exceedingly; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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sinner

  • noun a person who sins (without repenting)
    evildoer.

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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howsoever

In what manner soever; to whatever degree or extent; however.
I am glad he's come, howsoever he comes. Shak.

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pestilence

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    plague; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    plague; pest.

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thy

Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine. See Thine.
Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. Matt. vi. 9,10.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good. Milton.

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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Collocation words for "grievous" are words related to "grievous" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "grievous" (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 "grievous" or by the count of syllables each word has.


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