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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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coquetry

  • noun playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
    dalliance; flirting; flirt; flirtation; toying.

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changeless

  • adjective not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
    immutable.
    • the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God
  • adjective satellite unvarying in nature
    constant; unvarying; invariant.
    • maintained a constant temperature
    • principles of unvarying validity

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inkstand

  • noun a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped
    inkwell.
  • noun a tray or stand for writing implements and containers for ink

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propel

  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel.
    • Steam propels this ship
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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gyve

A shackle; especially, one to confine the legs; a fetter. Written also give.
Like a poor prisoner in his twisted gyves. Shak.
With gyves upon his wrist. Hood.

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lazy

  • adjective satellite moving slowly and gently
    • up a lazy river
    • lazy white clouds
    • at a lazy pace
  • adjective satellite disinclined to work or exertion
    slothful; indolent; faineant; otiose; work-shy.
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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bluish

  • adjective satellite of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
    blue; blueish.
    • October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson
    • a blue flame
    • blue haze of tobacco smoke

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casket

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    coffin.
  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    jewel casket.

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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sieve

  • noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
    screen.
  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; screen out.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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yonder

  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    yon.
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    yon.
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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inkstand

  • noun a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped
    inkwell.
  • noun a tray or stand for writing implements and containers for ink

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limb

  • noun one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • noun any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    tree branch.

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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spittoon

  • noun a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
    cuspidor.

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eyelid

  • noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    lid; palpebra.
    • his lids would stay open no longer

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flycatcher

  • noun any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
    Old World flycatcher; true flycatcher.
  • noun large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
    tyrant flycatcher; tyrant bird; New World flycatcher.

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bin

  • noun a container; usually has a lid
  • noun the quantity contained in a bin
    binful.

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mace

  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.
  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.

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livid

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; ashen; white.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity
    • livid lightning streaked the sky
    • a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe

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sky

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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dreary

  • adjective satellite lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
    drab.
    • her drab personality
    • life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas
    • a series of dreary dinner parties
  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; drear; disconsolate; dark; gloomy; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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greyness

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; gray; grey.

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pitiless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; unpitying; remorseless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    unkind.

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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deadly

  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deathly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness
  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    lethal.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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capacious

  • adjective satellite large in capacity
    • she carried a capacious bag

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • 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
    leg.

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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servitor

  • noun someone who performs the duties of an attendant for someone else

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ponderous

  • adjective satellite slow and laborious because of weight
    heavy; lumbering.
    • the heavy tread of tired troops
    • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
    • ponderous prehistoric beasts
    • a ponderous yawn
  • adjective satellite having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    • a ponderous stone
    • a ponderous burden
    • ponderous weapons

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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obstinately

  • adverb in a stubborn unregenerate manner
    obdurately; stubbornly; mulishly; pig-headedly; cussedly.
    • she remained stubbornly in the same position

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syphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    siphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    siphon.

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sullen

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • adjective satellite darkened by clouds
    heavy; lowering; threatening.
    • a heavy sky

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cistern

  • noun a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    cisterna.
  • noun a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    water tank.

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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hail

  • noun precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • noun many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    • a hail of pebbles
    • a hail of bullets

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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sombre

  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; somber; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; somber.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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mallet

  • noun a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
  • noun a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
    hammer.

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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slug

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

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sky

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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allegorical

  • adjective satellite used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    allegoric.
    • allegorical stories
    • an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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sad

  • adjective experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
    • feeling sad because his dog had died
    • Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
  • adjective satellite of things that make you feel sad
    • sad news
    • she doesn't like sad movies
    • it was a very sad story
    • When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti

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casket

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    coffin.
  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    jewel casket.

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ominous

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; sinister; threatening; forbidding; baleful; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite presaging ill fortune
    ill; inauspicious.
    • ill omens
    • ill predictions
    • my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley
    • a dead and ominous silence prevailed
    • a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government

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cistern

  • noun a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    cisterna.
  • noun a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    water tank.

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thy

Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine. See Thine.
Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. Matt. vi. 9,10.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good. Milton.

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caldron

  • noun a very large pot that is used for boiling
    cauldron.

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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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pellet

  • noun a small sphere
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    shot.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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gilded

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilt; gold; golden.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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bulla

  • noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
    blister; bleb.
  • noun the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull

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inscribed

  • adjective satellite written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; inscribe; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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suddenly

  • adverb happening unexpectedly
    all of a sudden; of a sudden.
    • suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side
  • adverb quickly and without warning
    short; dead; abruptly.
    • he stopped suddenly

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grayness

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    gray; greyness; grey.

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burying

  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burial.
  • verb cover from sight
    bury.
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas

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sceptre

  • noun the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
    scepter.
  • noun a ceremonial or emblematic staff
    wand; scepter; verge.

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perforated

  • adjective satellite having a hole cut through
    perforate; punctured; pierced.
    • pierced ears
    • a perforated eardrum
    • a punctured balloon
  • verb make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
    perforate; punch.
    • perforate the sheets of paper

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cowl

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; cowling; hood.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • noun a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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casement

  • noun a window sash that is hinged (usually on one side)

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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pale

  • noun a wooden strip forming part of a fence
    picket.
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench.

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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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strangely

  • adverb in a strange manner
    queerly; funnily; oddly.
    • a queerly inscribed sheet of paper

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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curiously

  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    peculiarly; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly
  • adverb with curiosity
    inquisitively; interrogatively.
    • the baby looked around curiously

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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turned

  • adjective moved around an axis or center
  • verb change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
    turn.
    • Turn towards me
    • The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face
    • She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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pallor

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    lividity; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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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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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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huge

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    Brobdingnagian; vast; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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overcast

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; cloudiness.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    cloudiness.

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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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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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dismal

  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; drear; disconsolate; dreary; dark; gloomy; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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coffer

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; caisson.
  • noun a chest especially for storing valuables

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conical

  • adjective relating to or resembling a cone
    conelike; conic; cone-shaped.
    • conical mountains
    • conelike fruit

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pellet

  • noun a small sphere
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    shot.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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sealed

  • adjective established irrevocably
    certain.
    • his fate is sealed
  • verb make tight; secure against leakage
    seal off; seal.
    • seal the windows

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pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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cowl

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; cowling; hood.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • noun a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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curious

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; odd; peculiar; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
    • a curious child is a teacher's delight
    • a trap door that made me curious
    • curious investigators
    • traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers
    • curious about the neighbor's doings

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slug

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

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dun

  • noun horse of a dull brownish grey color
  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    fawn; greyish brown; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun

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infliction

  • noun the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
    imposition.
  • noun an act causing pain or damage

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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missive

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    letter.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor

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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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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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Collocation words for "leaden" are words related to "leaden" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "leaden" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "leaden" or by the count of syllables each word has.