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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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barbless

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lightship

  • noun a ship equipped like a lighthouse and anchored where a permanent lighthouse would be impracticable

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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scouleri

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electrocautery

  • noun application of a needle heated by an electric current to destroy tissue (as to remove warts)

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ruvettus

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dislodgement

  • noun forced removal from a position of advantage
    dislodgment.

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gaff

  • noun a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
  • noun a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

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dislodgment

  • noun forced removal from a position of advantage
    dislodgement.

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weedless

  • adjective free from weeds
    • a weedless garden

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sharpener

  • noun any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
    • a knife sharpener

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citriodora

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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bidwillii

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cautery

  • noun an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it
    cauterant.
  • noun the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
    cauterisation; cauterization.

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arrestor

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sharpener

  • noun any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
    • a knife sharpener

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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crochet

  • noun needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
    crocheting.
  • verb create by looping or crocheting
    • crochet a bedspread

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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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retractor

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

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retractor

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

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hamate

  • noun the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
    hamate bone; unciform bone; os hamatum.

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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pintle

  • noun a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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pullout

  • noun to break off a military action with an enemy
    disengagement; fallback.

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grapnel

  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grappling iron; grapple; grappler.
  • noun a light anchor for small boats
    grapnel anchor.

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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drummondii

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lighthouse

  • noun a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships
    pharos; beacon; beacon light.

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spay

  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; alter; neuter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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retract

  • verb formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
    resile; abjure; forswear; recant.
    • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
    • She abjured her beliefs
  • verb pull away from a source of disgust or fear
    shrink back.

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grappling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grapple; wrestle; wrestling; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; wrestling.

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spanner

  • noun a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
    wrench.

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gunnii

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gape

  • noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
  • noun a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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douglasii

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dangle

  • verb hang freely
    drop; swing.
    • the ornaments dangled from the tree
    • The light dropped from the ceiling
  • verb cause to dangle or hang freely
    • He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree

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gaff

  • noun a sharp metal spike or spur that is fastened to the leg of a gamecock
  • noun a spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail

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itch

  • noun a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    scabies.
    • he has a bad case of the itch
  • noun a strong restless desire
    urge.
    • why this urge to travel?

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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paulus

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straighten

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    unbend.
  • verb make straight
    straighten out.

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cunninghamii

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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tambour

  • noun a frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering
    embroidery hoop; embroidery frame.
  • noun a drum

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diathermy

  • noun a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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cordifolia

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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latchet

  • noun a leather strap or thong used to attach a sandal or shoe to the foot

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dangle

  • verb hang freely
    drop; swing.
    • the ornaments dangled from the tree
    • The light dropped from the ceiling
  • verb cause to dangle or hang freely
    • He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree

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treble

  • noun the pitch range of the highest female voice
    soprano.
  • verb sing treble

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barb

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; dig; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • noun the pointed part of barbed wire

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bale

  • noun a large bundle bound for storage or transport
  • noun a city in northwestern Switzerland
    Basle; Basel.

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dangling

  • noun the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
    suspension; hanging.
    • there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait
  • verb hang freely
    drop; dangle; swing.
    • the ornaments dangled from the tree
    • The light dropped from the ceiling

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reap

  • verb gather, as of natural products
    harvest; glean.
    • harvest the grapes
  • verb get or derive
    draw.
    • He drew great benefits from his membership in the association

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remover

  • noun a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)
    • paint remover
    • rust remover
    • hair remover
  • noun someone who works for a company that moves furniture

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barb

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; dig; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • noun the pointed part of barbed wire

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threateningly

  • adverb in a menacing manner
    menacingly.
    • the voice at the other end of the line dropped menacingly

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sandy

  • adjective satellite of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
    flaxen.
    • flaxen locks
  • adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
    arenaceous; sandlike.
    • arenaceous limestone
    • arenaceous grasses

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fastening

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fixing; fastener; holdfast.
  • noun the act of fastening things together
    attachment.

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tenotomy

(Surg.) The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.

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rug

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    carpeting; carpet.

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decapitate

  • verb cut the head of
    behead; decollate.
    • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution

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clasp

  • noun a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold.
    • 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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christa

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disengage

  • verb release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
    withdraw.
    • I want to disengage myself from his influence
    • disengage the gears
  • verb free or remove obstruction from
    free.
    • free a path across the cluttered floor

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maculata

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protruding

  • adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    sticking; jutting; relieved; sticking out; projected; projecting.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

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catchy

  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    tricky.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow
  • adjective satellite likely to attract attention
    attention-getting.
    • a catchy title for a movie

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norton

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tenaculum

(Surg.) An instrument consisting of a fine, sharp hook attached to a handle, and used mainly for taking up arteries, and the like.

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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pronged

  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    tined.
    • a three-tined fork
  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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peavey

  • noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
    peavy; dog hook; cant dog.

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protrude

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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richardsonii

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postcard

  • noun a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
    postal card; post card; mailing-card.

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dough

  • noun a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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stinger

  • noun a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
  • noun a remark capable of wounding mentally
    cut.
    • the unkindest cut of all

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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strabismus

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    squint.

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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sneck

To fasten by a hatch; to latch, as a door. Scot. & Prov. Eng. Shak.

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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halibut

  • noun lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
  • noun marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes
    holibut.

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kristina

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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pruning

  • noun something that has been pruned off of a plant
  • noun the act of trimming a plant

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osprey

  • noun large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
    fish eagle; fish hawk; sea eagle; Pandion haliaetus.

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pisiform

  • noun a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
    pisiform bone; os pisiforme.

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cutout

  • noun a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  • noun a photograph from which the background has been cut away

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trolling

  • noun angling by drawing a baited line through the water
    troll.
  • verb circulate, move around
    troll.

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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barbed

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb provide with barbs
    barb.
    • barbed wire

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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streamer

  • noun light that streams
    • streamers of flames
  • noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
    banner.

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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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tubby

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

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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intermaxillary

(Anat.) (a) Between the maxillary bones. (b) Of or pertaining to the intermaxillæ. -- n. An intermaxilla.

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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pedicle

  • noun a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle
    pedicel.

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jobber

  • noun someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    wholesaler; middleman.

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occidentalis

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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verum

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