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foretime

The past; the time before the present. "A very dim foretime." J. C. Shairp.

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sortance

Suitableness; agreement. Obs. hak.

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viselike

  • adjective satellite clamped as in a vise
    • a viselike grip

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grudge

  • noun a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
    grievance; score.
    • holding a grudge
    • settling a score
  • verb bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
    stew.

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strangulate

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangle; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

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sphery

Round; spherical; starlike. R. "Hermia's sphery eyne." Shak.

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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hairspray

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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unswervingly

  • adverb in a constant and steadfast manner
    • an unswervingly loyal man
  • adverb without swerving; in a direct and unswerving manner
    • the ship travelled unswervingly through the night

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hammerlock

  • noun a wrestling hold in which the opponent's arm is twisted up behind his back

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dumbbell

  • noun an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; pinhead; boob.

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strangle

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangulate; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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uptime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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inquest

  • noun an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death

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dialer

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securer

  • noun someone who obtains or acquires
    procurer.
    • the procurer of opera tickets
  • adjective free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
    unafraid; untroubled; secure.
    • he was secure that nothing will be held against him

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unrestricted

  • adjective not subject to or subjected to restriction
  • adjective satellite free of restrictions on conduct
    • I had unrestricted access

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referendum

  • noun a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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audition

  • noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    auditory sense; sense of hearing; auditory modality; hearing.
    • his hearing was impaired
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer
    tryout.

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tenuous

  • adjective satellite having thin consistency
    • a tenuous fluid
  • adjective satellite very thin in gauge or diameter
    • a tenuous thread

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doctorate

  • noun one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
    doctor's degree.

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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teleconference

  • noun a conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit television
    teleconferencing.

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theist

  • noun one who believes in the existence of a god or gods
  • adjective of or relating to theism
    theistic; theistical.

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powwow

  • noun (informal) a quick private conference
    huddle.
  • noun a council of or with Native Americans

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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seder

  • noun (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
    Passover supper.

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relativists

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tryout

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial; trial run.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer
    audition.

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damselfly

  • noun slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest

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fundraiser

  • noun someone who solicits financial contributions
  • noun a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money

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digamy

Act, or state, of being twice married; deuterogamy. R.

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scepter

  • noun the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
    sceptre.
  • noun a ceremonial or emblematic staff
    wand; verge; sceptre.

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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arraignment

  • noun a legal document calling someone to court to answer an indictment

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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directorship

  • noun the position of a director of a business concern

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plebiscite

  • noun a vote by the electorate determining public opinion on a question of national importance

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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tenaciously

  • adverb with obstinate determination
    doggedly.
    • he pursued her doggedly

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entailment

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; implication.
    • his resignation had political implications

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correspondency

Same as Correspondence, 3.
The correspondencies of types and antitypes . . . may be very reasonable confirmations. S. Clarke.

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thresh

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; jactitate; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • verb move like a flail; thresh about
    flail.
    • Her arms were flailing

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referendum

  • noun a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

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tenacious

  • adjective good at remembering
    recollective; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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seance

  • noun a meeting of spiritualists
    session; sitting.
    • the seance was held in the medium's parlor

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seize

  • verb take hold of; grab
    clutch; prehend.
    • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
    • She clutched her purse
    • The mother seized her child by the arm
    • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
  • verb take or capture by force
    • The terrorists seized the politicians
    • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages

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ageist

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wanna

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barbell

  • noun a bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting

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determinist

  • noun anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
    fatalist; predestinarian; predestinationist.

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unwaveringly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; steadfastly; firmly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm

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pluralist

  • noun a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time
  • noun a philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature

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baccalaureate

  • noun a farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
  • noun an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
    bachelor's degree.

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aloof

  • adjective satellite remote in manner
    upstage; distant.
    • stood apart with aloof dignity
    • a distant smile
    • he was upstage with strangers
  • adverb in an aloof manner
    • the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough

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prithee

A corruption of pray thee; as, I prithee; generally used without I. = pray (interj.). See I pray, under pray, v.i. Shak.
What was that scream for, I prithee? L'Estrange.
Prithee, tell me, Dimple-chin. E. C. Stedman.

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terabyte

  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
    TB.
  • noun a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
    tebibyte; TiB; TB.

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lemme

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gigabyte

  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
    G; GB.
  • noun a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
    gibibyte; GiB; G; GB.

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ketch

  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost

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cockfight

  • noun a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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magistracy

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistrature.

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unbreakable

  • adjective impossible to break especially under ordinary usage
    • unbreakable plastic dinnerwear

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retractor

  • noun surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision

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constructionist

One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.

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inviolate

  • adjective satellite (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
    intact.
    • she was intact, virginal
  • adjective satellite must be kept sacred
    inviolable; sacrosanct.

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venerate

  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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antiblack

  • adjective satellite discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
    anti-Semite; racist.

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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springe

A noose fastened to an elastic body, and drawn close with a sudden spring, whereby it catches a bird or other animal; a gin; a snare.
As a woodcock to mine own springe. Shak.

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harmless

  • adjective not causing or capable of causing harm
    • harmless bacteria
    • rendered the bomb harmless

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postmodernist

  • adjective of or relating to postmodernism
    postmodern.
    • postmodernist architecture

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symposium

  • noun a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations

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git

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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contingent

  • noun a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
    • each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics
  • noun a temporary military unit
    detail.
    • the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent

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forrard

  • adverb at or to or toward the front; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
    forrad; forwards; forward; frontwards; frontward.
    • he faced forward
    • step forward
    • she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine

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rally

  • noun a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    mass meeting.
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rallying.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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midnight

  • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

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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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mesmeric

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    spellbinding; mesmerizing; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome

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unexercised

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monetarist

  • noun an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money

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ctrl

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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libertarian

  • noun an advocate of libertarianism
  • noun someone who believes the doctrine of free will

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professorship

  • noun the position of professor
    chair.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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catching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; spotting.

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mismatched

  • adjective either not matched or unsuitably matched
  • verb match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together
    mismatch.

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aloft

  • adverb at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
    • climbed aloft to unfurl the sail
  • adverb upward
    • the good news sent her spirits aloft

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unventilated

  • adjective not ventilated
    • stuffy unventilated rooms

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heritable

  • adjective capable of being inherited
    inheritable.
    • inheritable traits such as eye color
    • an inheritable title

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aftermost

  • adjective satellite located closest to the stern or tail

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parley

  • noun a negotiation between enemies
  • verb discuss, as between enemies

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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tasting

  • noun a small amount (especially of food or wine)
  • noun a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
    taste.
    • a wine tasting

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

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judo

  • noun a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

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conventicle

  • noun a secret unauthorized meeting for religious worship
  • noun a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
    meetinghouse.

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seizing

  • noun small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    grasping; prehension; taking hold.

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mesmerizing

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    spellbinding; mesmeric; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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consultation

  • noun a conference (usually with someone important)
    interview; audience.
    • he had a consultation with the judge
    • he requested an audience with the king
  • noun a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
    • frequent consultations with his lawyer
    • a consultation of several medical specialists

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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reunion

  • noun a party of former associates who have come together again
  • noun the act of coming together again
    reunification.
    • monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990

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creationists

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