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lewdly

  • adverb in a lewd and obscene manner
    obscenely.
    • he had seen how in their dances the white men and women held one another obscenely

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tab

  • noun the bill in a restaurant
    check; chit.
    • he asked the waiter for the check
  • noun sensationalist journalism
    tabloid; yellow journalism.

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singlehandedly

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abreast

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news
  • adverb alongside each other, facing in the same direction

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vigilantly

  • adverb in a watchful manner
    watchfully.

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kosher

  • noun food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  • adjective satellite conforming to dietary laws
    cosher.
    • kosher meat
    • a kosher kitchen

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juggler

  • noun a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity

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vigil

  • noun a period of sleeplessness
  • noun the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    watch.

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brothel

  • noun a building where prostitutes are available
    cathouse; bordello; bagnio; whorehouse; house of prostitution; sporting house; bawdyhouse; house of ill repute.

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incog

Incognito. Colloq.
Depend upon it -- he'll remain incog. Addison.

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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tryst

  • noun a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
    rendezvous.
  • noun a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
    assignation.

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selfishly

  • adverb in an egotistical manner
    egotistically.
    • he behaved egotistically

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roomer

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; lodger.

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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everlastingly

  • adverb for a limitless time
    forever; evermore; eternally.
    • no one can live forever
    • brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss

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opal

  • noun a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones

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confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
    • I have confidence in our team
    • confidence is always borrowed, never owned

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poultry

  • noun a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
    fowl; domestic fowl.
  • noun flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

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boarder

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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gamely

  • adverb in a plucky manner
    • he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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purposely

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; deliberately.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice

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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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aquarium

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    fish tank; marine museum.

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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determinedly

  • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
    unfalteringly; unshakably.
    • he clung to the past determinedly
  • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
    ambitiously.
    • she pursued her goals ambitiously

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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vigil

  • noun a period of sleeplessness
  • noun the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    watch.

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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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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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boardinghouse

  • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
    boarding house.

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concubine

  • noun a woman who cohabits with an important man
    courtesan; doxy; paramour.

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metronome

  • noun clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music

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immateriality

  • noun complete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
  • noun the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
    incorporeality.

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studiously

  • adverb in a studious manner
    • she examined the data studiously

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logbook

  • noun a book in which the log is written

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livestock

  • noun any animals kept for use or profit
    farm animal; stock.

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afloat

  • adjective satellite aimlessly drifting
    directionless; rudderless; adrift; planless; aimless; undirected.
  • adjective borne on the water; floating

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sentinel

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter.

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scrapbook

  • noun an album into which clippings or notes or pictures can be pasted

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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hansom

  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
    hansom cab.

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warily

  • adverb in a wary manner
    • the sailor watched the sky warily

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undesirable

  • noun one whose presence is undesirable
    • rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables
  • adjective not wanted
    unwanted.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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toper

  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; juicer; imbiber.

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mum

  • noun of China
    florists' chrysanthemum; Chrysanthemum morifolium; florist's chrysanthemum; Dendranthema grandifloruom.
  • noun informal terms for a mother
    ma; mummy; mommy; mammy; momma; mamma; mom; mama.

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sedulously

  • adverb in a sedulous manner
    • this illusion has been sedulously fostered

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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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barely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb in a sparse or scanty way
    scantily.
    • a barely furnished room

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slug

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    bullet.
  • noun a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

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prudently

  • adverb in a prudent manner
    providentially.
    • I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom.

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pet

  • noun a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
  • noun a special loved one
    ducky; favourite; deary; favorite; dearie; darling.

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jealously

  • adverb with jealousy
    • he guarded his privacy jealously
  • adverb with jealousy; in an envious manner
    enviously; covetously.
    • he looked at his friend's new car jealously

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apace

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; rapidly; quickly.
    • he works quickly

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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mistress

  • noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    kept woman; fancy woman.
  • noun a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
    schoolma'am; schoolmistress; schoolmarm.

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wicket

  • noun cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
  • noun a small arch used as croquet equipment
    hoop.

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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dossier

  • noun a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.

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adroitly

  • adverb with adroitness; in an adroit manner
    • he handled the situation adroitly

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backup

  • noun an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
    • a traffic backup on the main street
    • he discovered a backup in the toilet
  • noun someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
    stand-in; fill-in; substitute; relief; reliever; backup man.
    • the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes
    • we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

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sabbath

A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of which was enjoined upon the Jews in the Decalogue, and has been continued by the Christian church with a transference of the day observed from the last to the first day of the week, which is called also Lord's Day.
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Ex. xx. 8.

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tryst

  • noun a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
    rendezvous.
  • noun a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
    assignation.

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thereby

  • adverb by that means or because of that
    • He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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deliberately

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; purposely.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice
  • adverb in a deliberate unhurried manner
    measuredly.
    • she was working deliberately

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appointment

  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; engagement.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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necessitate

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; require; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb cause to be a concomitant

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diary

  • noun a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    journal.
  • noun a personal journal (as a physical object)

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lookout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun an elevated post affording a wide view
    observation post.

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ferret

  • noun musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
    black-footed ferret; Mustela nigripes.
  • noun domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

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while

  • noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    spell; piece; patch.
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather

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alive

  • adjective possessing life
    live.
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief

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dutifully

  • adverb out of a sense of duty; in a dutiful manner
    • he dutifully visited his mother every Sunday

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assignation

  • noun a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
    tryst.
  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportionment; apportioning; allotment; parcelling.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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westward

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; west; W.
  • adjective satellite moving toward the west
    westerly; westbound.
    • westbound pioneers

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effortlessly

  • adverb without effort or apparent effort
    • she danced gracefully and effortlessly
    • swallows gliding effortlessly through the air

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lodger

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; roomer.

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resolutely

  • adverb showing firm determination or purpose
    • she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him
    • he entered the building resolutely
  • adverb with firmness
    decisively.
    • `I will come along,' she said decisively

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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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sentry

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.

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promise

  • noun a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • noun grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    hope.
    • there is little or no promise that he will recover

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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intruder

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; trespasser.

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diary

  • noun a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    journal.
  • noun a personal journal (as a physical object)

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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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shepherd

  • noun a clergyman who watches over a group of people
  • noun a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
    sheepherder; sheepman.

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perishable

  • noun food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
    spoilable.
  • adjective liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay
    • this minute and perishable planet
    • perishable foods such as butter and fruit

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doggedly

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

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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steadfastly

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

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ahold

Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold. Obs. Shak.

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intentionally

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; by design; deliberately; purposely.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice

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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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steadfast

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    staunch; unswerving.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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pet

  • noun a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
  • noun a special loved one
    ducky; favourite; deary; favorite; dearie; darling.

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trespasser

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; intruder.

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meticulously

  • adverb in a meticulous manner
    • the set was meticulously authentic

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notebook

  • noun a book with blank pages for recording notes or memoranda
  • noun a small compact portable computer
    notebook computer.

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unlawfully

  • adverb not conforming to the law
    • they were unlawfully married

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sketchbook

  • noun a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn
    sketch pad; sketch block.

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justify

  • verb show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
    warrant.
    • The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns
    • The end justifies the means
  • verb show to be right by providing justification or proof
    vindicate.
    • vindicate a claim

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bawdy

  • noun lewd or obscene talk or writing
    bawdry.
    • it was smoking-room bawdry
    • they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    off-color; ribald.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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quilt

  • noun bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    comforter; puff; comfort.
  • verb stitch or sew together
    • quilt the skirt

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tactfully

  • adverb showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner
    • he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble

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aquarium

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    fish tank; marine museum.

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advise

  • verb give advice to
    counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; give notice; notify.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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awake

  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock
  • adjective not in a state of sleep; completely conscious
    • lay awake thinking about his new job
    • still not fully awake

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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silent

  • adjective satellite marked by absence of sound
    still; soundless.
    • a silent house
    • soundless footsteps on the grass
    • the night was still
  • adjective satellite failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    mum.
    • the witness remained silent

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wiper

  • noun a worker who wipes
  • noun contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
    contact arm; wiper arm.

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