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meeter

  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attendant; attender.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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incurably

  • adverb to an incurable degree
    • she was incurably optimistic
  • adverb in a manner impossible to cure
    • he is incurably ill

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pismire

  • noun social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
    ant; emmet.

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kinda

  • adverb to some (great or small) extent
    rather; kind of; sort of.
    • it was rather cold
    • the party was rather nice
    • the knife is rather dull
    • I rather regret that I cannot attend
    • He's rather good at playing the cello
    • he is kind of shy

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basale

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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jumpsuit

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

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sham

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; fake.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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embarrassingly

  • adverb causing embarrassment
    • the great man was embarrassingly humble and self-effacing

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hephaestus

  • noun (Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metalworking in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vulcan
    Hephaistos.

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congenital

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    innate; inborn.

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gunrunning

  • noun the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally

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incredibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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erastian

(Eccl. Hist.) One of the followers of Thomas Erastus, a German physician and theologian of the 16th century. He held that the punishment of all offenses should be referred to the civil power, and that holy communion was open to all. In the present day, an Erastian is one who would see the church placed entirely under the control of the State. Shipley.

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pathetically

  • adverb in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion
    pitiably.
    • the sick child cried pathetically
  • adverb arousing scornful pity
    • they had pathetically little money
    • it was pathetically bad

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jumpsuit

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

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unbelievably

  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb in an unbelievable manner
    • he was unbelievably angry

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excuse

  • noun a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    exculpation; alibi; self-justification.
    • he kept finding excuses to stay
    • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
    • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
  • noun a note explaining an absence
    • he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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wretchedly

  • adverb in a wretched manner
    • `I can't remember who I am,' I said, wretchedly

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bootblack

  • noun a person who polishes shoes and boots
    shoeblack.

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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hephaistos

  • noun (Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metalworking in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vulcan
    Hephaestus.

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permanently

  • adverb for a long time without essential change
    for good.
    • he is permanently disabled

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pantsuit

  • noun a pair of pants and a matching jacket worn by women
    pants suit.

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transparently

  • adverb so as to be easily understood or seen through
    • his transparently lucid prose
    • his transparently deceitful behavior
  • adverb so as to allow the passage of light
    • the red brilliance of the claret shines transparently in our glasses

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hopelessly

  • adverb in a hopeless manner
    • the papers were hopelessly jumbled
    • he is hopelessly romantic
  • adverb in a dispirited manner without hope
    dispiritedly.
    • the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances

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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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ridiculously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    preposterously; ludicrously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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deer

  • noun distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
    cervid.

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chronically

  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    inveterate.
    • smoking chronically
  • adverb in a slowly developing and long lasting manner
    • chronically ill persons

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ostler

  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    hostler; groom; stableboy; stableman.

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frightfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry

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excuse

  • noun a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    exculpation; alibi; self-justification.
    • he kept finding excuses to stay
    • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
    • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
  • noun a note explaining an absence
    • he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him

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pitifully

  • adverb to a pitiful degree
    • wages were pitifully low, particularly the wages of women

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brat

  • noun a very troublesome child
    terror; little terror; holy terror.
  • noun a small pork sausage
    bratwurst.

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trifle

  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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timour

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bowdler

  • noun English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825)
    Thomas Bowdler.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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hexameter

  • noun a verse line having six metrical feet

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dreadfully

  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; awfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
  • adverb in a dreadful manner
    dismally.
    • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

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leviathan

  • noun the largest or most massive thing of its kind
    • it was a leviathan among redwoods
    • they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks
  • noun monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament

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totally

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; wholly; completely; altogether; entirely.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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slightly

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    somewhat; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb in a slim or slender manner
    slimly; slenderly.
    • a slenderly built woman
    • slightly built

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timur

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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awfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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encode

  • verb convert information into code
    • encode pictures digitally

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joke

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; jest; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; jest.

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longue

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gone

  • adjective satellite destroyed or killed
    done for; kaput.
    • we are gone geese
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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seagull

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

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acutely

  • adverb in an acute manner
    • she pitied her sister acutely
    • acutely aware
  • adverb having a rapid onset
    • an acutely debilitating virus

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donkey

  • noun the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  • noun domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    Equus asinus; domestic ass.

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patently

  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
    plainly; plain; obviously; manifestly; apparently; evidently.
    • the answer is obviously wrong
    • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
    • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
    • it is all patently nonsense
    • she has apparently been living here for some time
    • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
    • You are plainly wrong
    • he is plain stubborn

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hostler

  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    ostler; groom; stableboy; stableman.

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spiritually

  • adverb in a spiritual manner
    • the ninth century was the spiritually freest period

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joke

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; jest; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; jest.

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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vulcan

(Rom. Myth.) The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Hephæstus.

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feigning

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; dissembling.
  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; pretense; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending

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leg

  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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noticeably

  • adverb in a noticeable manner
    observably; perceptibly.
    • he changed noticeably over the years

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constant

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant quantity.
  • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    • the velocity of light is a constant

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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rationalization

  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalisation.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalisation.

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promiscuous

  • adjective satellite not selective of a single class or person
    • Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    sluttish; wanton; light; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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broiler

  • noun an oven or part of a stove used for broiling
  • noun flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling

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shaman

  • noun in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
    priest-doctor.

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gelding

  • noun castrated male horse
  • verb cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
    cut; geld.
    • the vet gelded the young horse

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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severely

  • adverb to a severe or serious degree
    gravely; badly; seriously.
    • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    • badly injured
    • a severely impaired heart
    • is gravely ill
    • was seriously ill
  • adverb with sternness; in a severe manner
    sternly.
    • `No,' she said sternly
    • peered severely over her glasses

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witticism

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    wittiness; wit; humor; humour.

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intermittently

  • adverb in an intermittent manner
    • intermittently we questioned the barometer

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apology

  • noun an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
    • he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess
  • noun a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
    apologia.

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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jackdaw

  • noun common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
    Corvus monedula; daw.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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apology

  • noun an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
    • he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess
  • noun a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
    apologia.

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terribly

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; frightfully; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb in a terrible manner
    rottenly; abominably; awfully; atrociously; abysmally.
    • she sings terribly

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sacristan

  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sexton.

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federalist

  • noun an advocate of federalism
  • noun a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government

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beaver

  • noun the soft brown fur of the beaver
    beaver fur.
  • noun a native or resident of Oregon
    Oregonian.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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cobbler

  • noun a person who makes or repairs shoes
    shoemaker.
  • noun tall sweetened iced drink of wine or liquor with fruit

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disreputable

  • adjective lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

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delegation

  • noun a group of representatives or delegates
    commission; delegacy; deputation; mission.
  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
    delegating; relegating; relegation; deputation.

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h.m.s.

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pun

  • noun a humorous play on words
    punning; wordplay; paronomasia.
    • I do it for the pun of it
    • his constant punning irritated her
  • verb make a play on words
    • Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning

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exceedingly

  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; extremely; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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admittedly

  • adverb as acknowledged
    true; confessedly; avowedly.
    • true, she is the smartest in her class

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mule

  • noun hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
  • noun a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
    scuff.

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fallen

  • adjective satellite having dropped by the force of gravity
    • fallen leaves covered the forest floor
    • sat on a fallen tree trunk
  • verb descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
    fall.
    • The branch fell from the tree
    • The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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halter

  • noun rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    hackamore.
  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; hangman's rope.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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gown

  • noun a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
  • noun the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
    • the relations between town and gown are always sensitive

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born

  • adjective brought into existence
    • he was a child born of adultery
  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.

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gazelle

  • noun small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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