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snaffle

  • noun a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb
    snaffle bit.
  • verb get hold of or seize quickly and easily
    grab; snap up.
    • I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

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uneasy

  • adjective lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
    • farmers were uneasy until rain finally came
    • uneasy about his health
    • gave an uneasy laugh
    • uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
    • an uneasy coalition government
    • an uneasy calm
    • an uneasy silence fell on the group
  • adjective lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    restless.
    • a restless night
    • she fell into an uneasy sleep

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adulterously

  • adverb in an adulterous manner
    • he behaved adulterously

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frito

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doggo

  • adverb quietly in concealment
    in hiding; out of sight.
    • he lay doggo

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incondite

Badly put together; inartificial; rude; unpolished; irregular. "Carol incondite rhymes." J. Philips.

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faceup

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estrepement

(Law) A destructive kind of waste, committed by a tenant for life, in lands, woods, or houses. Cowell.

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spreadeagle

  • verb defeat disastrously
    spread-eagle; rout.

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wakeful

  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; open-eyed; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow
  • adjective satellite (of sleep) easily disturbed
    light.
    • in a light doze
    • a light sleeper
    • a restless wakeful night

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fishpole

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ahull

(Naut.) With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See Hull, n.

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tradescant

  • noun English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638)
    John Tradescant.

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impropriator

One who impropriates; specifically, a layman in possession of church property.

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windbound

(Naut.) prevented from sailing, by a contrary wind. See Weatherbound.

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platypus

  • noun small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae
    duckbill; Ornithorhynchus anatinus; duckbilled platypus; duck-billed platypus.

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facedown

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blowfly

  • noun large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
    blow fly.

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cowbird

  • noun North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests

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blithe

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation
  • adjective satellite carefree and happy and lighthearted
    light-hearted; lightsome; blithesome; lighthearted.
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
    • her lighthearted nature
    • trilling songs with a lightsome heart

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sleeplessly

  • adverb without sleep; in a sleepless manner
    • he was lying in bed sleeplessly

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languish

  • verb lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
    waste; pine away.
    • After her husband died, she just pined away
  • verb have a desire for something or someone who is not present
    ache; yearn; pine; yen.
    • She ached for a cigarette
    • I am pining for my lover

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overthwart

Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite. "Our overthwart neighbors." Dryden.

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antimacassar

  • noun a piece of ornamented cloth that protects the back of a chair from hair oils

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inert

  • adjective satellite unable to move or resist motion
  • adjective satellite having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    neutral; indifferent.
    • inert matter
    • an indifferent chemical in a reaction

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impropriation

The act of impropriating; as, the impropriation of property or tithes; also, that which is impropriated.

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mnemosyne

(Class Myth.) The goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.

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dint

  • noun interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'

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macau

  • noun a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999
    Macao.

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weatherbound

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unordained

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welter

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • verb toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
    • The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours

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kedge

(Naut.) To move (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.

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somnolently

  • adverb in a drowsy manner
    drowsily.
    • `Time to get up,' she said drowsily

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dinginess

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinge.

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confraternities

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codger

  • noun used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
    old codger.

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motionlessly

  • adverb without moving; in a motionless manner
    • he saw the black-haired man waiting motionlessly behind the opposite side of the platform

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symphonious

  • adjective satellite harmonious in sound
    symphonic.
    • the symphonic hum of a million insects

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apostolate

The dignity, office, or mission, of an apostle; apostleship.
Judas had miscarried and lost his apostolate. Jer. Taylor.

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echidna

  • noun a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea
    spiny anteater; anteater.
  • noun a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia
    spiny anteater; anteater.

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unmoving

  • adjective not in motion
    nonmoving.
  • adjective not arousing emotions

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leveret

  • noun a young hare especially one in its first year

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becalmed

  • adjective satellite rendered motionless for lack of wind
  • verb make steady
    becalm; steady; calm.
    • steady yourself

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vauntingly

  • adverb in a boastful manner
    large; boastfully; big.
    • he talked big all evening

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lifelessly

  • adverb without animation or vitality
    • lifelessly he performed the song
  • adverb in a lifeless manner
    • the girl lay in her arms lifelessly

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cuckoo

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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sprawl

  • noun an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    conurbation; urban sprawl.
  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawling.

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cai

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narcissus

  • noun bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
  • noun (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection

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yestreen

Yester-evening; yesternight; last night. R. or Scot.
Yestreen I did not know How largely I could live. Bp. Coxe.

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hoarfrost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoar; frost; rime.

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chela

  • noun a Hindu disciple of a swami
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; pincer.

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sympathy

  • noun an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    understanding.
    • his sympathies were always with the underdog
    • I knew I could count on his understanding
  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    fellow feeling.

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abbacy

  • noun the jurisdiction or office of an abbot

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python

  • noun large Old World boas
  • noun a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit

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molder

  • verb break down
    moulder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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redemptorist

(R.C.Ch.) One of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, founded in Naples in 1732 by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liquori. It was introduced onto the United States in 1832 at Detroit. The Fathers of the Congregation devote themselves to preaching to the neglected, esp. in missions and retreats, and are forbidden by their rule to engage in the instruction of youth.

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inactive

  • adjective satellite (chemistry) not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert
    • desired amounts of inactive chlorine
  • adjective (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

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loyalty

  • noun the quality of being loyal
    trueness.
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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torpidly

  • adverb in a daze; in a dazed manner
    dazedly.
    • he wondered dazedly whether the term after next at his new school wouldn't matter so much

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poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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untidily

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

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corps

  • noun an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
    army corps.
  • noun a body of people associated together
    • diplomatic corps

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unsleeping

  • adjective satellite fully awake
    wide-awake.
    • the unsleeping city
    • so excited she was wide-awake all night

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lacewing

  • noun any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids
    lacewing fly.

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limply

  • adverb without rigidity
    • the body was hanging limply from the tree

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oarsman

  • noun someone who rows a boat
    rower.

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damply

  • adverb in a damp manner
    moistly.
    • a scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye

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bedroll

  • noun bedding rolled up for carrying

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restfully

  • adverb in a restful manner
    quietly.
    • the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass

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gecko

  • noun any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids; completely harmless

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drowsing

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsy.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze; drowse.

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corse

  • noun an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France
    Corsica.
  • noun a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
    Corsica.

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slackly

  • adverb in a relaxed manner; not rigid
    loosely.
    • his hands lay loosely

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cocoon

  • noun silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  • verb retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
    • Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings
    • She loves to stay at home and cocoon

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sunbather

  • noun someone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan

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snooze

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; short sleep; forty winks.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    doze; drowse.

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hen

  • noun adult female chicken
    biddy.
  • noun adult female bird

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sodality

  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    fraternity; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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allegiance

  • noun the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
    dedication; loyalty; commitment.
    • his long commitment to public service
    • they felt no loyalty to a losing team
  • noun the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
    fealty.

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bilge

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water.
  • noun where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

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alcmena

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semiconscious

  • adjective satellite partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations

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schoolmistress

  • noun a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
    schoolma'am; mistress; schoolmarm.

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whereunder

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investiture

  • noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
    enthronization; enthronement; coronation; enthronisation.
  • noun the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
    investment.

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epicentre

  • noun the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
    epicenter.

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moveless

Motionless; fixed. "Moveless as a tower." Pope.

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investiture

  • noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
    enthronization; enthronement; coronation; enthronisation.
  • noun the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
    investment.

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counterpane

  • noun decorative cover for a bed
    bed cover; bedspread; bedcover; spread; bed covering.

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temptingly

  • adverb in a tempting seductive manner
    seductively.
    • she smiled at him seductively

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guillemot

  • noun small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas

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unmelted

  • adjective not melted
    • streets unpassable because of piles of unmelted snow

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ken

  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    cognizance.
    • beyond my ken
  • noun the range of vision
    sight.
    • out of sight of land

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trance

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; spell.
  • noun a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep

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turtle

  • noun a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
    turtleneck; polo-neck.
  • noun any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming

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hypnotist

  • noun a person who induces hypnosis
    hypnotizer; mesmerizer; mesmerist; hypnotiser.

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pavilion

  • noun large and often sumptuous tent
    marquee.

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futon

  • noun mattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame

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untilled

  • adjective satellite not plowed or harrowed or hoed
    • untilled land

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herein

  • adverb in this place or thing or document
    • I shall discuss the question herein

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dusty

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dust-covered.
    • a dusty pile of books
  • adjective satellite lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    cold; stale; moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten theories about race
    • stale news

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