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unpleaded

Not used as a plea; not urged; as, an unpleaded excuse.

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preclusion

  • noun the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
    forestalling; obviation.

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fatwa

  • noun a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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subpoena

  • noun a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court
    subpoena ad testificandum.
  • verb serve or summon with a subpoena
    • The witness and her records were subpoenaed

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touchy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    thin-skinned; huffy; feisty.
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    delicate; ticklish.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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salience

  • noun the state of being salient
    saliency; strikingness.

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touchy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    thin-skinned; huffy; feisty.
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    delicate; ticklish.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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preclusive

  • adjective satellite made impossible
    obviating.

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bargainable

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sublicenses

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controversal

Turning or looking opposite ways. Obs.
The temple of Janus, with his two controversal faces. Milton.

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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privatization

  • noun changing something from state to private ownership or control
    denationalization; privatisation; denationalisation.

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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resurface

  • verb reappear on the surface
  • verb cover with a new surface

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triable

Fit or possible to be tried; liable to be subjected to trial or test. "Experiments triable." Boyle.

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summons

  • noun a request to be present
    bidding.
    • they came at his bidding
  • noun an order to appear in person at a given place and time

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sticky

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
  • adjective satellite moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
    • felt sticky and chilly at the same time

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resurface

  • verb reappear on the surface
  • verb cover with a new surface

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swimsuit

  • noun tight fitting garment worn for swimming
    bathing costume; bathing suit; swimming costume; swimwear.

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banknote

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; bill; banker's bill; note; Federal Reserve note; government note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

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knotty

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; problematical.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knobbed.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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unbacked

  • adjective satellite unsupported by other people
    unassisted; single-handed.

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landmine

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writ

  • noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
    judicial writ.

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stateable

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saliency

  • noun the state of being salient
    strikingness; salience.

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arbitrable

  • adjective appropriate for or subject to settlement by arbitration
    • an arbitrable wage and health benefits policy
    • an arbitrable dispute

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preoccupy

  • verb engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
    • His work preoccupies him
    • The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else
  • verb occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance
    • the army preoccupied the hills

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abductee

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headscarf

  • noun a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chin

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salience

  • noun the state of being salient
    saliency; strikingness.

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kampuchean

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
    Cambodian.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Cambodia or its people or language
    Cambodian.

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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dispositive

Disposing; tending to regulate; decretive. Obs.
His dispositive wisdom and power. Bates.

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ukase

  • noun an edict of the Russian tsar

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banknote

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; bill; banker's bill; note; Federal Reserve note; government note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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contentious

  • adjective satellite inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
    disputatious; combative; litigious; disputative.
    • a style described as abrasive and contentious
    • a disputatious lawyer
    • a litigious and acrimonious spirit
  • adjective satellite involving or likely to cause controversy
    • a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

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advisory

  • noun an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    • a frost advisory
  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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sticky

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
  • adjective satellite moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
    • felt sticky and chilly at the same time

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fester

  • noun a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus
    suppurating sore.
  • verb ripen and generate pus
    suppurate; maturate.
    • her wounds are festering

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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recusal

  • noun (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves
    recusation.

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tricky

  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    slippery.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    catchy.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow

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sidearm

  • adjective (of pitches) made with the arm moving parallel to the ground
    • a sidearm pitch
  • adverb in a sidearm manner
    • he prefers to throw sidearm

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retroactivity

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convertible

  • noun a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  • noun a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    convertible security.

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divisive

  • adjective satellite dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
    factious; dissentious.

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miniseries

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ministerially

  • adverb in the manner of a minister or clergyman
    • he was called on to visit ministerially on the dying man

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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decommission

  • verb withdraw from active service
    • The warship was decommissioned in 1998

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unaddressed

  • adjective not addressed
    • an unaddressed envelope

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noncallable

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visa

  • noun an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
  • verb provide (a passport) with a visa

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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snowball

  • noun plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions
    sweet sand verbena; Abronia elliptica.
  • noun ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce

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refund

  • noun money returned to a payer
  • noun the act of returning money received previously
    repayment.

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cumulate

  • verb collect or gather
    amass; gather; conglomerate; accumulate; pile up.
    • Journals are accumulating in my office
    • The work keeps piling up

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crosscut

  • noun a diagonal path
  • noun a route shorter than the usual one
    cutoff; shortcut.

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estoppel

  • noun a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled

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touchy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    thin-skinned; huffy; feisty.
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    delicate; ticklish.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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tideland

  • noun land near the sea that is overflowed by the tide

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nonvoting

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landmines

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passbook

  • noun a record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks
    bankbook.

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appealability

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fester

  • noun a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus
    suppurating sore.
  • verb ripen and generate pus
    suppurate; maturate.
    • her wounds are festering

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jumpsuit

  • noun one-piece garment fashioned after a parachutist's uniform
    jump suit.

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understudy

  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    standby.
  • verb be an understudy or alternate for a role
    alternate.

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authorisation

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorization; mandate.
  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; authority; say-so; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state

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tricky

  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    slippery.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    catchy.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow

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checkable

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knotty

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; problematical.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knobbed.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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winnable

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injunction

  • noun a formal command or admonition
  • noun (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    cease and desist order; enjoining; enjoinment.
    • injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order

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ebonics

  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black Vernacular English; Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; Black Vernacular; African American English; AAVE; Black English.

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sidearm

  • adjective (of pitches) made with the arm moving parallel to the ground
    • a sidearm pitch
  • adverb in a sidearm manner
    • he prefers to throw sidearm

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reoccurring

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litigate

  • verb engage in legal proceedings
  • verb institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against
    action; process; sue.
    • He was warned that the district attorney would process him
    • She actioned the company for discrimination

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inurement

Use; practice; discipline; habit; custom.

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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bofors

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advocacy

  • noun active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
    protagonism.

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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callable

  • adjective satellite subject to a demand for payment before due date
    • callable bonds

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nonbinding

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politicise

  • verb give a political character to
    politicize.
    • politicize the discussion

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simmer

  • noun temperature just below the boiling point
    • the stew remained at a simmer for hours
  • verb boil slowly at low temperature
    • simmer the sauce
    • simmering water

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monographic

Of or pertaining to a monograph, or to a monography; as, a monographic writing; a monographic picture. -- Mon`o*graph"ic*al*ly, adv.

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passport

  • noun any authorization to pass or go somewhere
    pass.
    • the pass to visit had a strict time limit
  • noun a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country

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successorship

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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murky

  • adjective satellite (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
    muddy; turbid; mirky; cloudy.
    • a cloudy liquid
    • muddy coffee
    • murky waters
  • adjective satellite dark or gloomy
    mirky.
    • a murky dungeon
    • murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps

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squarely

  • adverb directly and without evasion; not roundabout
    forthrightly; forthright.
    • to face a problem squarely
    • the responsibility lies squarely with them
    • spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point
  • adverb in a straight direct way
    square.
    • looked him squarely in the eye
    • ran square into me

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noncontroversial

  • adjective not likely to arouse controversy
    uncontroversial.

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redeemable

  • adjective satellite recoverable upon payment or fulfilling a condition
    • redeemable goods in a pawnshop
  • adjective satellite able to be converted into ready money or the equivalent
    cashable.
    • a cashable check
    • cashable gambling chips
    • redeemable stocks and bonds
    • a redeemable coupon

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prospectus

  • noun a formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise
    • a prospectus should contain the facts that an investor needs to make an informed decision
  • noun a catalog listing the courses offered by a college or university
    course catalog; course catalogue.

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hijab

  • noun a headscarf worn by Muslim women; conceals the hair and neck and usually has a face veil that covers the face
  • noun the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home
    • she observes the hijab and does not wear tight clothing

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forthrightly

  • adverb directly and without evasion; not roundabout
    squarely; forthright.
    • to face a problem squarely
    • the responsibility lies squarely with them
    • spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point

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capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

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directive

  • noun a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    • the boss loves to send us directives
  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    directing; guiding; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress

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irresolvable

Incapable of being resolved; not separable into component parts. Which are often galaxies: see under Galaxy "the term has recently [1890] been used for remote clusters of stars" Sir W. Herschel.

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amnesty

  • noun a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    pardon.

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unresolvable

  • adjective satellite not easily solved
    unsoluble; unsolvable; insolvable.
    • an apparantly insolvable problem
    • public finance...had long presented problems unsolvable or at least unsolved"- C.L.Jones
  • adjective satellite not capable of being resolved
    • unresolvable confusion

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