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lexicographical

  • adjective of or relating to lexicography
    lexicographic.

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dioecious

  • adjective having male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals
    dioecian.

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commensurable

  • adjective satellite capable of being measured by a common standard
    • hours and minutes are commensurable

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writative

Inclined to much writing; -- correlative to talkative. R. Pope.

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smidgeon

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.

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attemptable

Capable of being attempted, tried, or attacked. Shak.

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recidivate

  • verb go back to bad behavior
    retrogress; relapse; lapse; fall back; regress.
    • Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

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traceableness

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smidge

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.

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dart

  • noun a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
  • noun a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

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waldheimia

(Zoöl.) A genus of brachiopods of which many species are found in the fossil state. A few still exist in the deep sea.

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evadable

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confessable

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pterosauria

(Paleon.) An extinct order of flying reptiles of the Mesozoic age; the pterodactyls; -- called also Pterodactyli, and Ornithosauria. ✍ The wings were formed, like those of bats, by a leathery expansion of the skin, principally supported by the greatly enlarged outer or " little" fingers of the hands. The American Cretaceous pterodactyls had no teeth. See Pteranodontia, and Pterodactyl.

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sanguinary

  • adjective satellite accompanied by bloodshed
    gory; sanguineous; slaughterous; butcherly.
    • this bitter and sanguinary war
  • adjective satellite marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
    bloody-minded; bloodthirsty.
    • bloody-minded tyrants
    • bloodthirsty yells
    • went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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perturbable

Liable to be perturbed or agitated; liable to be disturbed or disquieted.

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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chargeable

  • adjective satellite liable to be accused, or cause for such liability
    indictable.
    • the suspect was chargeable
    • an indictable offense

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fractional

  • adjective constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety
    • a fractional share of the vote
    • a partial dose

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wavy

  • adjective satellite (of hair) having waves
    • she had long wavy hair
  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; crinkly; crinkled; wavelike.

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binge

  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    tear; bout; bust.
    • they went on a bust that lasted three days

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commensurate

  • adjective corresponding in size or degree or extent
    • pay should be commensurate with the time worked

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forgivably

  • adverb in an excusable manner or to an excusable degree
    pardonably; excusably.
    • he was excusably late

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chamissonis

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dissipable

Capable of being scattered or dissipated. R.
The heat of those plants is very dissipable. Bacon.

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moidore

A gold coin of Portugal, valued at about 27s. sterling.

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neophobic

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smidgen

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; tittle.

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eventful

  • adjective full of events or incidents
    • the most exhausting and eventful day of my life
  • adjective satellite having important issues or results
    consequential.
    • the year's only really consequential legislation
    • an eventful decision

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discernible

  • adjective perceptible by the senses or intellect
    discernable.
    • things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause
    • the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations
    • the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles
  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived clearly
    • an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible

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touristed

  • adjective satellite visited by throngs of tourists
    touristy.
    • of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed
    • tourists descend in busloads...so the whole place is rather touristy

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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suffusion

  • noun the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    pervasion; permeation.

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perihelion

  • noun periapsis in solar orbit; the point in the orbit of a planet or comet where it is nearest to the sun

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curvity

The state of being curved; a bending in a regular form; crookedness. Holder.

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whit

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; smidgen; tittle.

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avowable

Capable of being avowed, or openly acknowledged, with confidence. Donne.

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gymnosophist

  • noun member of a Hindu sect practicing gymnosophy (especially nudism)

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reflexible

Capable of being reflected, or thrown back.
The light of the sun consists of rays differently refrangible and reflexible. Cheyne.

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marginally

  • adverb in a marginal manner
    • marginally interesting

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ebit

  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 petabits or 10^18 bits
    exabit; Eb.

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excusableness

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excrete

  • verb eliminate from the body
    pass; egest; eliminate.
    • Pass a kidney stone

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detectable

  • adjective satellite capable of being detected
    noticeable.
    • after a noticeable pause the lecturer continued
  • adjective satellite easily seen or detected
    perceptible.
    • a detectable note of sarcasm
    • he continued after a perceptible pause

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flighty

  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flyaway; head-in-the-clouds; scatterbrained.
    • flighty young girls
  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    spooky; skittish; nervous.

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ordinal

  • noun the number designating place in an ordered sequence
    no.; ordinal number.
  • adjective of or relating to a taxonomic order
    • family and ordinal names of animals and plants

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persuasible

  • adjective satellite being susceptible to persuasion
    suasible; convincible; persuadable.

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airspeed

  • noun the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying

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halflives

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wieldy

  • adjective easy to handle or use or manage
    • a large but wieldy book

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vocalize

  • verb utter with vibrating vocal chords
    sound; voice; vocalise.
  • verb sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
    vocalise.

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vagile

  • adjective having freedom to move about
    • vagile aquatic animals

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moveable

  • adjective satellite capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
    transferrable; transferable; transportable; movable.

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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fatiguable

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expend

  • verb use up, consume fully
    use.
    • The legislature expended its time on school questions
  • verb pay out
    drop; spend.
    • spend money

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glamorous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamourous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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momently

  • adverb for an instant or moment
    momentarily.
    • we paused momentarily before proceeding
    • a cardinal perched momently on the dogwood branch
  • adverb at any moment
    momentarily.
    • she will be with you momently

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prestigious

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; honored.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • adjective satellite exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige
    • a prestigious professor at a prestigious university

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idiomatical

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatic.
    • idiomatic English

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measurably

  • adverb to a measurable degree
    • the difference is measurably large

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affluent

  • noun an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
    • the so-called emerging affluents
  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    tributary; confluent; feeder.

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computationally

  • adverb with regard to computation
    • computationally, this is a tricky problem

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scrutable

Discoverable by scrutiny, inquiry, or critical examination. R. r. H. More.

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thermodynamically

  • adverb with respect to thermodynamics
    • this phenomenon is thermodynamically impossible

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superable

  • adjective satellite capable of being surmounted or excelled
    conquerable.

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proportionally

  • adverb to a proportionate degree
    proportionately.
    • your salary will rise proportionately to your workload

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bridgeable

  • adjective capable of being connected by a bridge or as if by a bridge

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xi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
    11; eleven.
  • noun the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet

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contentious

  • adjective satellite inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
    disputatious; combative; litigious; disputative.
    • a style described as abrasive and contentious
    • a disputatious lawyer
    • a litigious and acrimonious spirit
  • adjective satellite involving or likely to cause controversy
    • a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

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proportionately

  • adverb to a proportionate degree
    proportionally.
    • your salary will rise proportionately to your workload
  • adverb in proportion
    • the height of this wall must be reduced proportionately to give the room pleasant dimensions

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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decreasing

  • adjective becoming less or smaller
  • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
    diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
    • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
    • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
    • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
    • his voice fell to a whisper

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gainly

  • adjective satellite graceful and pleasing
    • gainly conduct
    • a gainly youth with dark hair and eyes

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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incomparably

  • adverb in an incomparable manner or to an incomparable degree
    uncomparably.
    • she is incomparably gifted

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touristy

  • adjective satellite visited by throngs of tourists
    touristed.
    • of the three American Virgin islands St. Thomas is the most touristed
    • tourists descend in busloads...so the whole place is rather touristy

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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intrusive

  • adjective tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)
    • she felt her presence there was intrusive
  • adjective of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock

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noticeably

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

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turbidity

  • noun muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended
    turbidness.

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fathomable

  • adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
    soundable; plumbable.
  • adjective satellite (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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manoeuvrable

  • adjective satellite capable of maneuvering or changing position
    maneuverable.
    • a highly maneuverable ship

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millionfold

  • adverb by a factor of a million
    a million times.
    • it increased a millionfold

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disputable

  • adjective satellite capable of being disproved
    debatable.
  • adjective satellite open to argument or debate
    moot; arguable; debatable.
    • that is a moot question

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observably

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

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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consume

  • verb eat immoderately
    down; go through; devour.
    • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; ingest; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee

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appeasable

  • adjective satellite capable of being pacified
    conciliable.

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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saturation

  • noun the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    impregnation.
    • the impregnation of wood with preservative
    • the saturation of cotton with ether
  • noun the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid

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isodiametric

(Crystallog.) Developed alike in the directions of the several lateral axes; -- said of crystals of both the tetragonal and hexagonal systems.

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excrete

  • verb eliminate from the body
    pass; egest; eliminate.
    • Pass a kidney stone

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cosmetically

  • adverb for cosmetic purposes to improve appearance
    • it is used cosmetically by many women

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defensible

  • adjective satellite capable of being defended
    defendable.

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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pricy

  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; high-priced; costly.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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pregnable

Capable of being entered, taken, or captured; expugnable; as, a pregnable fort. R. Cotgrave.

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salivate

  • verb produce saliva
    • We salivated when he described the great meal
  • verb be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
    drool.
    • She was salivating over the raise she anticipated

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riskily

  • adverb in a dangerously risky manner
    • he lost the game by playing too riskily

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ebitda

  • noun income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company's profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts)
    Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation and Amortization.

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creditworthy

  • adjective satellite having an acceptable credit rating
    responsible.
    • a responsible borrower

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flavoursome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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Collocation words for "less" are words related to "less" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "less" (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 "less" or by the count of syllables each word has.