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hummingbird

  • noun tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills; wings are specialized for vibrating flight

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indecisively

  • adverb lacking firmness or resoluteness
    • `I don't know,' he said indecisively
  • adverb without finality; inconclusively; neither side had clearly won but neither side admitted defeat"
    • the battle ended indecisively

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kestrel

  • noun small North American falcon
    sparrow hawk; American kestrel; Falco sparverius.
  • noun small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind
    Falco tinnunculus.

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indeterminate

  • adjective not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance
    undetermined.
    • of indeterminate age
    • a zillion is a large indeterminate number
    • an indeterminate point of law
    • the influence of environment is indeterminate
    • an indeterminate future
  • adjective having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex
    • an indeterminate stem

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skiddaw

(Zoöl.) The black guillemot. Prov. Eng.

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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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whimsicality

  • noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    arbitrariness; whimsy; capriciousness; whimsey; flightiness.
    • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory
  • noun the trait of behaving like an imp
    mischievousness; puckishness; impishness.

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elusive

  • adjective satellite difficult to describe
    • a haunting elusive odor
  • adjective satellite skillful at eluding capture
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline

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dragonfly

  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder; darning needle.

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ambiguously

  • adverb in an ambiguous manner
    equivocally.
    • this letter is worded ambiguously

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helicopter

  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
    eggbeater; whirlybird; chopper.

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protectively

  • adverb in a protective manner
    • he bent protectively over the woman

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cursor

  • noun (computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display; moving it allows the user to point to commands or screen positions
    pointer.

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ghostlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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pointer

  • noun a mark to indicate a direction or relation
    arrow.
  • noun an indicator as on a dial

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uncertainly

  • adverb in an unsteady manner
    unsteadily; falteringly.
    • he walked unsteadily toward the exit
    • The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs
  • adverb showing lack of certainty
    • he paused uncertainly

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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menacingly

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

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kingfisher

  • noun nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish

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tantalizingly

  • adverb in a tantalizing manner
    invitingly.
    • she smiled at him tantalizingly

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spaceship

  • noun a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
    starship.

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ambivalent

  • adjective satellite uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
    • was ambivalent about having children

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seagull

  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; gull.

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uneasily

  • adverb with anxiety or apprehension
    apprehensively; anxiously.
    • we watched anxiously

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vulture

  • noun any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    predator; piranha; marauder.

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perilously

  • adverb in a dangerous manner
    hazardously; dangerously.
    • he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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mistily

  • adverb in a misty manner
    • the summits of the mountains were mistily purple
  • adverb in a vague way
    vaguely.
    • he looked vaguely familiar
    • he explained it somewhat mistily

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dove

  • noun any of numerous small pigeons
  • noun someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
    peacenik.

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precariously

  • adverb in a precarious manner
    • being a precariously dominant minority is a difficult position for human nature to cope with

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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o'er

  • adverb throughout a period of time
    over.
    • stay over the weekend

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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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threateningly

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

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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ominously

  • adverb in an ominous manner
    • the sun darkened ominously

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user

  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    exploiter.

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invisibly

  • adverb without being seen
    • these organisms enter the body invisibly

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cupid

  • noun a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow
  • noun (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
    Amor.

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solicitously

  • adverb in a concerned and solicitous manner
    • `Don't you feel well?' his mother asked solicitously

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waiter

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    server.
  • noun a person who waits or awaits

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watchfully

  • adverb in a watchful manner
    vigilantly.

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ufo

  • noun an (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown; especially those considered to have extraterrestrial origins
    unidentified flying object; flying saucer.

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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moth

  • noun typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

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uncomfortably

  • adverb in physical discomfort
    • she lay on the couch, her body uncomfortably twisted

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spectre

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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somewhere

  • noun an indefinite or unknown location
    • they moved to somewhere in Spain
  • adverb in or at or to some place; (`someplace' is used informally for `somewhere')
    someplace.
    • she must be somewhere

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butterfly

  • noun diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
  • noun a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
    butterfly stroke.

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unsteadily

  • adverb in an unsteady manner
    uncertainly; falteringly.
    • he walked unsteadily toward the exit
    • The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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dangerously

  • adverb in a dangerous manner
    perilously; hazardously.
    • he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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nearby

  • adjective satellite close at hand
    • the nearby towns
    • concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus
  • adverb not far away in relative terms
    • she works nearby
    • the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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expectantly

  • adverb in an expectant manner
    • she looked at him expectantly

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specter

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; spectre; shade; spook; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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awkwardly

  • adverb in an awkward manner
    • he bent awkwardly

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eros

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    concupiscence; physical attraction; sexual desire.
  • noun (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid

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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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wasp

  • noun social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
  • noun a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
    white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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basely

  • adverb in a despicable, ignoble manner
    meanly; scurvily.
    • this new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society

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momentarily

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

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nervously

  • adverb in an anxiously nervous manner
    • we watched the stock market nervously
  • adverb with nervous excitement
    • our bodies jumped nervously away at the slightest touch

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almanac

  • noun an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
    farmer's calendar.
  • noun an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

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anxiously

  • adverb with anxiety or apprehension
    apprehensively; uneasily.
    • we watched anxiously

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falcon

  • noun diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
  • verb hunt with falcons
    • The tribes like to falcon in the desert

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motionless

  • adjective satellite not in physical motion
    still; inactive; static.
    • the inertia of an object at rest

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ghost

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    spectre; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    ghostwriter.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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bee

  • noun any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
  • noun a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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midway

  • noun the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  • noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
    Battle of Midway.

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halo

  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aura; aureole.
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; ring; anchor ring; doughnut.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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mysteriously

  • adverb in a cryptic manner
    enigmatically; cryptically.
    • we will meet again," he said cryptically

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fog

  • noun droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    murkiness; fogginess; murk.

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nigh

  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call
  • adjective satellite being on the left side
    near.
    • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
    • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

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unemployment

  • noun the state of being unemployed or not having a job
    • unemployment is a serious social evil
    • the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

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perpetually

  • adverb everlastingly; for all time
    • rays...streaming perpetually from the sun"- Stuart Chase
  • adverb without interruption
    incessantly; always; forever; constantly.
    • the world is constantly changing

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kite

  • noun a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  • noun a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float

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discreetly

  • adverb with discretion; prudently and with wise self-restraint
    • I sent for the sergeant of the platoon both men were in and asked him to try to find out discreetly what lay behind this

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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between

  • adverb in the interval
    betwixt.
    • dancing all the dances with little rest between
  • adverb in between
    'tween.
    • two houses with a tree between

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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betwixt

  • adverb in the interval
    between.
    • dancing all the dances with little rest between

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aura

  • noun a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aureole; halo.

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odin

(Northern Myth.) The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; -- the same as Woden, of the German tribes.
There in the Temple, carved in wood, The image of great Odin stood. Longfellow.

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tern

  • noun small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail

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majestically

  • adverb in a majestic manner
    • flamingoes walk majestically through the marshes

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attentively

  • adverb with attention; in an attentive manner
    • he listened attentively

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delicately

  • adverb in a delicate manner
    exquisitely; finely; fine.
    • finely shaped features
    • her fine drawn body

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expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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darkly

  • adverb without light
    in darkness.
    • the river was sliding darkly under the mist
  • adverb in a dark glowering menacing manner
    • he stared darkly at her

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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incessantly

  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; endlessly; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste
  • adverb without interruption
    always; forever; constantly; perpetually.
    • the world is constantly changing

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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vaguely

  • adverb in a vague way
    mistily.
    • he looked vaguely familiar
    • he explained it somewhat mistily

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doubtfully

  • adverb in a doubtful manner
    dubiously.
    • Gerald shook his head doubtfully

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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gracefully

  • adverb in a graceful manner
    • she swooped gracefully
  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    graciously.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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doom

  • noun an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    doomsday; day of reckoning; end of the world.
    • everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it
    • that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world
  • verb decree or designate beforehand
    destine; fate; designate.
    • She was destined to become a great pianist

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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wings

  • noun a means of flight or ascent
    • necessity lends wings to inspiration
  • noun stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members

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constantly

  • adverb without variation or change, in every case
    always; invariably.
    • constantly kind and gracious
    • he always arrives on time
  • adverb without interruption
    incessantly; always; forever; perpetually.
    • the world is constantly changing

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athwart

  • adverb at right angles to the center line of a ship
  • adverb at an oblique angle
    obliquely; aslant.
    • the sun shone aslant into his face

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unreality

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is unreal
  • noun the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
    irreality.

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respectfully

  • adverb in a respectful manner
    • might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity?

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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briefly

  • adverb for a short time
    • she visited him briefly
    • was briefly associated with IBM
  • adverb in a concise manner; in a few words
    in brief; shortly; concisely; in short.
    • the history is summed up concisely in this book
    • she replied briefly
    • briefly, we have a problem
    • to put it shortly

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