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whitherward

In what direction; toward what or which place. R. of Brunne.
Whitherward to turn for a good course of life was by no means too apparent. Carlyle.

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presentational

  • adjective of or relating to a presentation (especially in psychology or philosophy)
    • what Whitehead calls `perception in the presentational immediacy'

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endangerment

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    jeopardy; peril; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

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infuriating

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; vexing.
    • 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 make furious
    infuriate; incense; exasperate.

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smirk

  • noun a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
  • verb smile affectedly or derisively
    simper.

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tacit

  • adjective satellite implied by or inferred from actions or statements
    understood; silent.
    • gave silent consent
    • a tacit agreement
    • the understood provisos of a custody agreement

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gainsayer

One who gainsays, contradicts, or denies. "To convince the gainsayers." Tit. i. 9.

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smirk

  • noun a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
  • verb smile affectedly or derisively
    simper.

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preternaturally

  • adverb in a supernatural manner
    supernaturally.
    • she was preternaturally beautiful

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assist

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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aforehand

Beforehand; in anticipation. Archaic or Dial.
She is come aforehand to anoint my body. Mark xiv. 8.

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fiendishly

  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    devilishly; diabolically.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric

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wink

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun closing one eye quickly as a signal

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proscribe

  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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leer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    sneer.
  • noun a suggestive or sneering look or grin

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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grin

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smile; smiling.
  • verb to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl

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experiential

  • adjective relating to or resulting from experience
    • a personal, experiential reality
  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    existential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey

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leer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    sneer.
  • noun a suggestive or sneering look or grin

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instinctively

  • adverb as a matter of instinct
    • he instinctively grabbed the knife

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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intuitive

  • adjective satellite spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency
    • an intuitive revulsion
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    visceral; nonrational.

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feminism

  • noun a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    women's liberation movement; feminist movement; women's lib.

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comforted

  • adjective satellite made comfortable or more comfortable in a time of distress
    • the news make her feel comforted
  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    soothe; comfort; console; solace.

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whither

To what place; -- used interrogatively; as, whither goest thou? "Whider may I flee?" Chaucer.
Sir Valentine, whither away so fast? Shak.

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empathic

  • adjective satellite showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
    empathetic.
    • a sensitive and empathetic school counselor

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nuke

  • noun the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
    atomic warhead; nuclear warhead; thermonuclear warhead.
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    atomize; atomise; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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precociously

  • adverb in a precocious manner
    • her child behaves precociously

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chuckle

  • noun a soft partly suppressed laugh
    chortle.
  • verb laugh quietly or with restraint
    chortle; laugh softly.

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intuitively

  • adverb in an intuitive manner
    • inventors seem to have chosen intuitively a combination of explosive and aggressive sounds as warning signals to be used on automobiles

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nod

  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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exchanged

  • adjective satellite changed for (replaced by) something different
  • verb give to, and receive from, one another
    interchange; change; exchange.
    • Would you change places with me?
    • We have been exchanging letters for a year

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whatsoe'er

A contraction of whatsoever; -- used in poetry. Shak.

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propositional

Pertaining to, or in the nature of, a proposition; considered as a proposition; as, a propositional sense. I. Watts.

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grin

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smile; smiling.
  • verb to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl

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humanistically

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bellboy

  • noun someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
    bellhop; bellman.

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glint

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    spark; flicker.
  • noun a spatially localized brightness

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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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bilingual

  • noun a person who speaks two languages fluently
    bilingualist.
  • adjective satellite using or knowing two languages
    • bilingual education

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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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nod

  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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unknowing

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    ignorantness; unknowingness; nescience.
  • adjective satellite unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    unknowledgeable; unwitting; ignorant.
    • he was completely ignorant of the circumstances
    • an unknowledgeable assistant
    • his rudeness was unwitting

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beforehand

  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    in advance; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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deny

  • verb declare untrue; contradict
    • He denied the allegations
    • She denied that she had taken money
  • verb refuse to accept or believe
    • He denied his fatal illness

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chuckle

  • noun a soft partly suppressed laugh
    chortle.
  • verb laugh quietly or with restraint
    chortle; laugh softly.

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uncannily

  • adverb in an uncanny manner
    • uncannily human robots

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twinkle

  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    scintillation; sparkling.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; spark; light.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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provokingly

  • adverb in a provocative manner
    provocatively.
    • `Try it,' he said provocatively

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snicker

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snigger; snort.
  • verb laugh quietly
    snigger.

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empathetic

  • adjective satellite showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
    empathic.
    • a sensitive and empathetic school counselor

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; 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

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oneself

A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly writen as two words, one's self.
One's self (or more properly oneself), is quite a modern form. In Elizabethan English we find a man's self=one's self. Morris.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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thyself

An emphasized form of the personal pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with thou; as, thou thyself shalt go; that is, thou shalt go, and no other. It is sometimes used, especially in the predicate, without thou, and in the nominative as well as in the objective case.
Thyself shalt see the act. Shak.
Ere I do thee, thou to thyself wast cruel. Milton.

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deny

  • verb declare untrue; contradict
    • He denied the allegations
    • She denied that she had taken money
  • verb refuse to accept or believe
    • He denied his fatal illness

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smile

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smiling; grin.
  • verb change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

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without

On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

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firsthand

  • adjective satellite received directly from a source
    • firsthand information
  • adverb from the original source; directly
    at first hand.
    • I heard this story firsthand

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appreciate

  • verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
  • verb be fully aware of; realize fully
    take account.
    • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?

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relinquishment

  • noun a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
    relinquishing.
  • noun the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
    relinquishing.

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scarcely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; barely; 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 almost not
    hardly.
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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snicker

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snigger; snort.
  • verb laugh quietly
    snigger.

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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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naught

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun complete failure
    • all my efforts led to naught

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unmediated

  • adjective satellite having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
    direct.
    • in direct sunlight
    • in direct contact with the voters
    • direct exposure to the disease
    • a direct link
    • the direct cause of the accident
    • direct vote

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smile

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smiling; grin.
  • verb change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

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soundly

  • adverb deeply or completely
    • slept soundly through the storm
    • the baby is sleeping soundly
  • adverb completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    thoroughly; good.
    • he was soundly defeated
    • we beat him good

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falsity

  • noun the state of being false or untrue
    falseness.
    • argument could not determine its truth or falsity
  • noun a false statement
    falsehood; untruth.

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wordless

  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    unspoken; tongueless; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

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nudge

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

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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anybody

Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.
His Majesty could not keep any secret from anybody. Macaulay.

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waiver

  • noun a formal written statement of relinquishment
    release; discharge.

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contextual

  • adjective relating to or determined by or in context
    • contextual information

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misrepresentation

  • noun a misleading falsehood
    deceit; deception.
  • noun a willful perversion of facts
    falsification.

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hardly

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; barely; 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 almost not
    scarcely.
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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anyone

One taken at random rather than by selection; anybody. Commonly written as two words.

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exactly

  • adverb indicating exactness or preciseness
    precisely; just.
    • he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
    • it was just as he said--the jewel was gone
    • it has just enough salt
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the nose; on the dot; precisely; on the button.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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consciously

  • adverb with awareness
    • she consciously played with the idea of inviting them

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darn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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archly

  • adverb in_an_arch_manner; with playful slyness or roguishness

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receipt

  • noun the act of receiving
    reception.
  • noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

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misrepresentation

  • noun a misleading falsehood
    deceit; deception.
  • noun a willful perversion of facts
    falsification.

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urdu

The language more generally called Hindoostanee.

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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knower

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    apprehender.

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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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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gig

  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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innately

  • adverb in an innate manner
    • the child is said to be innately disposed to learn language

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brahman

  • noun a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)
    brahmin.
    • a Boston brahman
  • noun a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    brahmin.
    • originally all brahmans were priests

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inner

  • adjective satellite located inward
    interior; internal.
    • Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein
    • she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby
    • an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
  • adjective located or occurring within or closer to a center
    • an inner room

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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appreciate

  • verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
  • verb be fully aware of; realize fully
    take account.
    • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?

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alphabetic

  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • alphabetical writing system
  • adjective arranged in order according to the alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • an alphabetic arrangement
    • dictionaries list words in alphabetical order

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comfortable

  • adjective providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)
    comfy.
    • comfortable clothes
    • comfortable suburban houses
    • made himself comfortable in an armchair
    • the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable
    • are you comfortable?
    • feeling comfy now?
  • adjective free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind
    • was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared
    • the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong
    • was comfortable in his religious beliefs
    • she's a comfortable person to be with
    • she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents

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gleam

  • noun an appearance of reflected light
    gleaming; lambency; glow.
  • noun a flash of light (especially reflected light)
    gleaming; glimmer.

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wickedly

  • adverb in a wicked evil manner
    evilly.
    • act wickedly
    • grin evilly

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aught

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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cringe

  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; flinch; recoil; wince; quail; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; creep.

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ourself

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prematurely

  • adverb (of childbirth) before the end of the normal period of gestation
    • the child was born prematurely
  • adverb too soon; in a premature manner
    untimely.
    • I spoke prematurely

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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despite

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun contemptuous disregard
    • she wanted neither favor nor despite

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misappropriation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; peculation; defalcation; misapplication.
  • noun wrongful borrowing
    • his explanation was a misappropriation of sociological theory

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relax

  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    unbend.
    • relax the tension on the rope

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bilingualism

  • noun the ability to speak two languages colloquially

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