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graspless

Without a grasp; relaxed.
From my graspless hand Drop friendship's precious pearls. Coleridge.

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fleer

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; runaway.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun contempt expressed by mockery in looks or words

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gauntlet

  • noun to offer or accept a challenge
    gantlet.
    • threw down the gauntlet
    • took up the gauntlet
  • noun a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
    metal glove; gantlet.

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unclothe

  • verb strip
    • unclothe your heart of envy
  • verb take the covers off
    • She unclothed her innermost feelings

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washables

  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; washing; laundry.

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sanitize

  • verb make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing
    hygienise; sanitise; hygienize.
  • verb make less offensive or more acceptable by removing objectionable features
    sanitise.
    • sanitize a document before releasing it to the press
    • sanitize history
    • sanitize the language in a book

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contradictional

Contradictory; inconsistent; opposing. R. Milton.

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fordo

To destroy; to undo; to ruin. Obs.
This is the night That either makes me or fordoes me quite. Shak.

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crimpy

Having a crimped appearance; frizzly; as, the crimpy wool of the Saxony sheep.

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pruner

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    trimmer.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
    lopper; pruning hook.

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gauntleted

  • adjective satellite wearing a protective glove
    • gestured with his gauntleted hand

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armipotent

Powerful in arms; mighty in battle.
The temple stood of Mars armipotent. Dryden.

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outreach

  • noun the act of reaching out
    • the outreach toward truth of the human spirit

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proprietorial

Of or pertaining to ownership; proprietary; as, proprietorial rights.

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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palpate

  • verb examine (a body part) by palpation
    feel.
    • The nurse palpated the patient's stomach
    • The runner felt her pulse

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mitten

  • noun glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together

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dismissive

  • adjective satellite showing indifference or disregard
    • a dismissive shrug
    • the firm is dismissive of the competitor's product
    • 'chronic fatigue syndrome' was known by the dismissive term 'housewife syndrome'
  • adjective satellite stopping to associate with
    • they took dismissive action after the third violation

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trembler

  • noun one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear
    quaker.

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hubert's

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unclenches

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knuckly

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pizzicato

  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

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taloned

  • adjective satellite (of predatory animals) armed with claws or talons
    clawed.

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caressing

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner
    fondle; caress.
    • He caressed her face
    • They fondled in the back seat of the taxi

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protecting

  • adjective satellite shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort
    • the protecting blanket of snow
    • a protecting alibi
  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    protect.
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

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clawlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a claw

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layup

  • noun a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
    lay-up.

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chilblained

  • adjective satellite having chilblains
    • her poor chilblained hands

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keelhaul

(Naut.) To haul under the keel of a ship, by ropes attached to the yardarms on each side. It was formerly practiced as a punishment in the Dutch and English navies. Totten.

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fingerless

  • adjective not having or having lost fingers

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wringer

  • noun a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed

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callus

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callosity.
  • noun bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

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possessively

  • adverb in a possessive manner
    • he was sleeping, one arm flung possessively across his wife

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supinate

  • verb turn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out (the leg)

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coup

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    takeover; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a brilliant and notable success

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clerkish

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warmer

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    heater.
  • adjective having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
    warm.
    • a warm body
    • a warm room
    • a warm climate
    • a warm coat

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podgy

  • adjective satellite short and plump
    dumpy; roly-poly; pudgy; tubby.

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veiny

Full of veins; veinous; veined; as, veiny marble.

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pizzicati

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palsy

  • noun loss of the ability to move a body part
    paralysis.
  • noun a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

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supplicate

  • verb ask humbly (for something)
    • He supplicated the King for clemency
  • verb make a humble, earnest petition
    • supplicate for permission

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unringed

Not having a ring, as in the nose. "Pigs unringed." Hudibras.

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protest

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protestation.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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deprecating

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • verb express strong disapproval of; deplore
    deprecate.

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oratorical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of an orator or oratory
    • oratorical prose
    • harangued his men in an oratorical way"- Robert Graves

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fretsaw

  • noun fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
    jigsaw; scroll saw.

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schoolgirlish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young girl
    girlish.
    • girlish charm
    • a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear

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placatingly

  • adverb in a placating manner
    • Jenny smiled placatingly

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outthrust

  • noun an outcropping of rock that extends outward

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supinate

  • verb turn (the hand or forearm) so that the back is downward or backward, or turn out (the leg)

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doomful

Full of condemnation or destructive power. R. "That doomful deluge." Drayton.

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entreatingly

  • adverb in a beseeching manner
    imploringly; beseechingly; importunately; pleadingly.
    • `You must help me,' she said imploringly

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calloused

  • adjective satellite having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
    thickened; callous.
    • calloused skin
    • with a workman's callous hands
  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    cauterise; callous; cauterize.

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magnifier

  • noun a scientific instrument that magnifies an image

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grenade

  • noun a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

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bejewel

  • verb adorn or decorate with precious stones
    jewel.
    • jeweled dresses

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comfortingly

  • adverb in a comforting or consoling manner
    consolingly.
    • one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form

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scrawl

  • noun poor handwriting
    scratch; scribble; cacography.
  • verb write carelessly
    scribble.

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trembler

  • noun one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear
    quaker.

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phasers

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parricidal

Of or pertaining to parricide; guilty of parricide.

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chummy

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
    matey; palsy-walsy; pally.
  • adjective satellite (used informally) associated on close terms
    thick; buddy-buddy.
    • a close friend
    • the bartender was chummy with the regular customers
    • the two were thick as thieves for months

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knuckle

  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle joint.
  • verb press or rub with the knuckles

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antisepsis

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    sterility; asepsis; sterileness.
  • noun the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
    asepsis.

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unweeting

Unwitting. Obs. Chaucer. Spenser. -- Un*weet"ing*ly, adv. Obs. Milton.

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spidery

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spiderlike; arachnoid; spiderly; arachnidian.

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snake

  • noun limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    ophidian; serpent.
  • noun a deceitful or treacherous person
    snake in the grass.

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placatory

  • adjective satellite intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions
    placating; placative; appeasing.
    • the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich
    • placating (or placative) gestures
    • an astonishingly placatory speech

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warning

  • noun a message informing of danger
    • a warning that still more bombs could explode
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    monition; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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dagger

  • noun a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
    sticker.
  • noun a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
    obelisk.

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fumbling

  • adjective satellite showing lack of skill or aptitude
    clumsy; bungling; incompetent.
    • a bungling workman
    • did a clumsy job
    • his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    grope; fumble.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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beefy

  • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
    buirdly; husky; 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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clench

  • noun a small slip noose made with seizing
    clinch.
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing

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nerveless

  • adjective satellite marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional
    coolheaded; cool.
    • play it cool
    • keep cool
    • stayed coolheaded in the crisis
    • the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament
  • adjective satellite lacking strength
    feeble.
    • a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

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grenade

  • noun a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

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pentadactyl

(Anat.) Having five digits to the hand or foot.

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meaty

  • adjective like or containing meat; let's have a meaty meal"
    • enough of vegetarianism
  • adjective satellite being on topic and prompting thought
    substantive.
    • a meaty discussion

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oversew

  • verb sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both

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pudgy

  • adjective satellite short and plump
    podgy; dumpy; roly-poly; tubby.

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gropingly

  • adverb in an uncertain groping manner

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niggard

  • noun a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
    churl; skinflint; scrooge.

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massager

  • noun someone who rubs or kneads parts of the body to stimulate circulation and promote relaxation

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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eczema

  • noun generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages

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henna

  • noun a reddish brown dye used especially on hair
  • verb apply henna to one's hair
    • She hennas her hair every month

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confidingly

  • adverb with trust; in a trusting manner
    trustfully; trustingly.
    • she looked at her father trustingly

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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palpate

  • verb examine (a body part) by palpation
    feel.
    • The nurse palpated the patient's stomach
    • The runner felt her pulse

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consolingly

  • adverb in a comforting or consoling manner
    comfortingly.
    • one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form

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unpracticed

  • adjective satellite not having had extensive practice
    unversed; unpractised.

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trowel

  • noun a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
  • verb use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work

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upraised

  • adjective satellite held up in the air
    lifted.
    • stood with arms upraised
    • her upraised flag
  • verb cause to become alive again
    resurrect; raise; upraise.
    • raise from the dead
    • Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected
    • Upraising ghosts

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sceptered

  • adjective satellite invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
    sceptred; empowered.

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