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  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; blooper; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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  • adverb in a trim manner
    • he was trimly attired

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

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  • adverb in an immaculate manner
    • gone was the casually dressed Canadian she had thought a backwoodsman--this man was immaculately tailored

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

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  • adverb in a sordid manner
    • as dirtily drunk as usual
  • adverb in a filthy unclean manner
    • a dirtily dressed camel driver

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  • noun something (especially a game) that is played again
  • noun the immediate rebroadcast of some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on videotape
    instant replay; action replay.

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A tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean. See Levanter.
A tempestuous wind called Euroclydon. Acts xxvii. 14.

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  • adverb by religion
    • religiously inspired art

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  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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  • adverb in a disrespectful jeering manner
    mockingly; gibingly.

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  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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  • adverb in a tidy manner
    • the door gave access to a tidily furnished sitting-room where chintz and oak predominated

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  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    nettlesome; 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
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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  • adjective marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    • it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels
    • a politic decision
    • a politic manager
    • a politic old scoundrel
    • a shrewd and politic reply
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; suave; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money
    squealer; informer; rat; betrayer.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; twaddle.

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One of the race of horses described by Swift in his imaginary travels of Lemuel Gulliver. The Houyhnhnms were endowed with reason and noble qualities; subject to them were Yahoos, a race of brutes having the form and all the worst vices of men.

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  • adverb in a spotless manner
    • spotlessly clean

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  • adverb in a plucky manner
    • he was Brentford's defensive star in pluckily holding out the determined Reading raids for long periods

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  • noun noisy talk
    yack; chatter; cackle; yakety-yak.
  • noun large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
    Bos grunniens.

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  • adjective incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
    • the person of the king is inviolable
    • an inviolable oath
  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    unattackable; secure; unassailable; impregnable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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  • verb pronounce a word incorrectly
    • She mispronounces many Latinate words

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(Naut.) A flat-bottomed boat or lighter, -- used in Holland and the Baltic, and sometimes armed in case of war. Written also pram, and prame.

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  • 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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  • noun a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
  • noun a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
    straits; pass.

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  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; yowl; howl.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert
  • verb complain whiningly
    yawp; whine; grizzle.

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  • adjective satellite without the means or right to communicate
    • a prisoner held incommunicado
    • incommunicado political detainees

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  • adverb in a stylish manner
    smartly; modishly.
    • He was smartly dressed

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  • noun a book in which the log is written

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  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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  • noun a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
  • noun an accounting journal as a physical object
    • he bought a new daybook

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  • noun the act of harassing someone
    bedevilment; torment; worrying.
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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An associate; a confederate or partner in any scheme.
How Pennsylvania's air agrees with Quakers, And Carolina's with associators. Dryden.

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  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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  • adverb extremely
    • there is precious little time left

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  • adverb so as to be manageable
    • this house is manageably small

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(Naut.) A rope stitched to the edges of a sail to strengthen the sail.

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  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

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  • adverb in a filthy unclean manner
    • a dirtily dressed camel driver

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  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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  • noun a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  • noun a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade

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  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    stalwart; stout; sturdy.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.

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  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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  • noun general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
  • noun a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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

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  • noun a program that is broadcast again
    • she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns
  • verb broadcast again, as of a film

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  • adverb in an essential manner
    • such expenses are necessarily incurred

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  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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

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  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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  • adverb in a punctilious manner
    • he launched into a long history of the birth of communism, giving credit punctiliously to the work of Marx and Engels

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  • noun any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
    hound dog.
  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; blackguard; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog

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

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  • verb to insert between other elements
    put in; throw in; interpose; come in; inject.
    • She interjected clever remarks

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  • adverb in a watchful manner

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  • verb appear again
    • The sores reappeared on her body
    • Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago

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The burden of a song; the chorus; the refrain. Dryden.

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  • 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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  • adverb in a fastidious and painstaking manner
    • it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling
  • adverb in a fastidious manner
    • he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative

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  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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  • adverb flawlessly
    • the film was impeccably authentic

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  • verb express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
    • They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents

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  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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  • noun any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    cony; coney.
  • noun the fur of a rabbit

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  • noun a slight push or shake
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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  • 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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  • noun foolish gibberish
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; smatter; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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  • 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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  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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  • adverb in a careful deliberate manner
    advertently; mindfully.

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  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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  • adverb in a thrifty manner
    • a used towel that he had used and had left thriftily on the ledge below the mirror rather than consign to the linen basket

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  • adverb in a prudish manner
    • she acts prudishly, but I wonder whether she is really all that chaste

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  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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  • adverb in a prudent manner
    • 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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  • noun a ringing sound
  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    nick; gouge; dent.

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  • 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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  • noun a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; protrude; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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  • verb move unobtrusively or furtively
    • The young man began to sidle near the pretty girl sitting on the log
  • verb move sideways

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  • adverb in a disloyal and faithless manner
    false; treacherously; treasonably; traitorously.
    • he behaved treacherously
    • his wife played him false

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  • noun a light touch or stroke
    pat; tap.
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splatter; splash.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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The frame of a saddle.
For saddletree scarce reached had he, His journey to begin. Cowper.

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  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout out
    holler; holler out.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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  • noun the person who steers a ship
    steerer; steersman.

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  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    miaow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb cry like a cat
    • the cat meowed

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  • adverb with extreme conscientiousness
    conscientiously; religiously.
    • he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock

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  • noun an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
  • noun the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb worry unnecessarily or excessively
    niggle; fuss; fret.
    • don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

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  • adverb with foresight
    • more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation

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  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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  • adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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  • verb postpone doing what one should be doing
    dillydally; dilly-dally; drag one's heels; stall; shillyshally; drag one's feet.
    • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
  • verb postpone or delay needlessly
    • He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late

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  • adverb with obstinate determination
    • he pursued her doggedly

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  • adjective satellite unable to find your way
    • found the straying sheep
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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  • 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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  • verb drive away by crying `shoo!'
    shoo away; shoo off.

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  • 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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  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
  • verb look at

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

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  • 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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  • noun a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
  • noun an accounting journal as a physical object
    • he bought a new daybook

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  • verb divulge confidential information or secrets
    let the cat out of the bag; peach; babble; spill the beans; babble out; tattle; blab out; sing; talk.
    • Be careful--his secretary talks
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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  • adverb in a messy, untidy manner
    • Rossi spat very deliberately, and very messily, upon Durieux's party card

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  • verb pedal backwards on a bicycle
  • verb step backwards, in boxing

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  • noun one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field

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  • adjective satellite made or kept cold by refrigeration
    • keep the milk refrigerated
    • a refrigerated truck
  • verb preserve by chilling
    • many foods must be refrigerated or else they will spoil

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  • adverb in a sloppy manner
    • this work was done rather sloppily

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  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    fidgetiness; restlessness.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness
  • verb move restlessly
    • The child is always fidgeting in his seat

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  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    indefatigable; unwearying; tireless.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence
  • adjective satellite unceasing
    • unfailing loyalty
    • unfailing good spirits
    • unflagging courtesy

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