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meritless

  • adjective satellite without merit
    no-good; no-account; good-for-naught; no-count; sorry; good-for-nothing.
    • a sorry horse
    • a sorry excuse
    • a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick
    • the car was a no-good piece of junk

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unmeritorious

  • adjective satellite without merit
    • protect...from unmeritorious criticism

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paralegal

  • noun a person with specialized training who assists lawyers
    legal assistant.

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haemophiliac

  • noun someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
    hemophile; hemophiliac; bleeder; haemophile.

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paralegal

  • noun a person with specialized training who assists lawyers
    legal assistant.

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spousal

  • adjective of or relating to a wedding
    nuptial; bridal.
    • bridal procession
    • nuptial day
    • spousal rites
    • wedding cake
    • marriage vows
  • adjective relating to a spouse
    • a fitting symbol of spousal love

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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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malpractice

  • noun professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
    • the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice
  • noun a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct
    • he charged them with electoral malpractices

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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vexatious

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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multiparty

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pending

  • adjective satellite awaiting conclusion or confirmation
    • business still pending

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expedite

  • verb speed up the progress of; facilitate
    hasten.
    • This should expedite the process
  • verb process fast and efficiently
    • I will try to expedite the matter

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allege

  • verb report or maintain
    aver; say.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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involve

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

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pennzoil

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explosion

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    detonation; blowup.
  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    burst.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

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tort

  • noun (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
    civil wrong.

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rel

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asbestos

  • noun a fibrous amphibole; used for making fireproof articles; inhaling fibers can cause asbestosis or lung cancer

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boutique

  • noun a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
    dress shop.

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adversarial

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expense

  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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nepa

(Zoöl.) A genus of aquatic hemipterus insects. The species feed upon other insects and are noted for their voracity; -- called also scorpion bug and water scorpion.

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deter

  • verb try to prevent; show opposition to
    discourage.
    • We should discourage this practice among our youth
  • verb turn away from by persuasion
    dissuade.
    • Negative campaigning will only dissuade people

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protracted

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; extended; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; protract; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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superfund

  • noun the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency
    Superfund program.
    • some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund

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floodgate

  • noun something that restrains a flood or outpouring
    • suspension of surveillance opened the floodgates to illegal immigrants
  • noun regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    head gate; sluicegate; penstock; sluice valve; water gate.

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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desegregation

  • noun the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
    integration; integrating.

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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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pretrial

  • noun (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases
    pretrial conference.

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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napster

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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expedite

  • verb speed up the progress of; facilitate
    hasten.
    • This should expedite the process
  • verb process fast and efficiently
    • I will try to expedite the matter

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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piecemeal

  • adjective satellite one thing at a time
    stepwise; in small stages; bit-by-bit; step-by-step.
  • adverb a little bit at a time
    little by little; in stages; bit by bit.
    • the research structure has developed piecemeal

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reporter

  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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infringement

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

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costs

  • noun pecuniary reimbursement to the winning party for the expenses of litigation
  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
    cost.

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frivolous

  • adjective not serious in content or attitude or behavior
    • a frivolous novel
    • a frivolous remark
    • a frivolous young woman

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caseload

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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spawn

  • noun the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
  • verb call forth
    breed; engender.

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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guideline

  • noun a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
  • noun a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
    road map.
    • the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam

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pcb

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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takings

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    taking; pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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baseless

  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    unwarranted; groundless; idle; wild; unfounded.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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affidavit

  • noun written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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consult

  • verb get or ask advice from
    confer with.
    • Consult your local broker
    • They had to consult before arriving at a decision
  • verb seek information from
    refer; look up.
    • You should consult the dictionary
    • refer to your notes

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bhopal

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contest

  • noun an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
    competition.
  • noun a struggle between rivals

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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misconduct

  • noun bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    wrongful conduct; wrongdoing; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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repetitious

  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitive.
    • repetitive movement

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absolve

  • verb grant remission of a sin to
    shrive.
    • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's
  • verb let off the hook
    free; justify.
    • I absolve you from this responsibility

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eeoc

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tactics

  • noun the branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre; tactic.

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tactic

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre; tactics.

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acrimonious

  • adjective satellite marked by strong resentment or cynicism
    bitter.
    • an acrimonious dispute
    • bitter about the divorce

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privilege

  • noun a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all
  • noun a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    exclusive right; prerogative; perquisite.
    • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

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shareholder

  • noun someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
    shareowner; stockholder.

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strategy

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    scheme.
  • noun the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

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eeo

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implicate

  • verb bring into intimate and incriminating connection
    • He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government
  • verb impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
    entail.
    • What does this move entail?

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foreclose

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; prevent; preclude; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage

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indubitably

  • adverb in a manner or to a degree that could not be doubted
    beyond a shadow of a doubt; beyond doubt; beyond a doubt.
    • it was immediately and indubitably apparent that I had interrupted a scene of lovers
    • his guilt was established beyond a shadow of a doubt

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protract

  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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commence

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • verb set in motion, cause to start
    lead off; start; begin.
    • The U.S. started a war in the Middle East
    • The Iraqis began hostilities
    • begin a new chapter in your life

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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implicate

  • verb bring into intimate and incriminating connection
    • He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government
  • verb impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
    entail.
    • What does this move entail?

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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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transnational

  • adjective satellite involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
    multinational.
    • multinational corporations
    • transnational terrorist networks

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commence

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • verb set in motion, cause to start
    lead off; start; begin.
    • The U.S. started a war in the Middle East
    • The Iraqis began hostilities
    • begin a new chapter in your life

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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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neurosis

  • noun a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
    psychoneurosis; neuroticism.

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implant

  • noun a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; imbed; embed; engraft.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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strategy

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    scheme.
  • noun the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

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defamation

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; hatchet job; calumniation; traducement; calumny.
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    calumny; denigration; slander; aspersion.

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consultant

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; advisor.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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monopolization

  • noun domination (of a market or commodity) to the exclusion of others
    monopolisation.

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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matrimonial

  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    married; marital.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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lottery

  • noun something that is regarded as a chance event
    • the election was just a lottery to them
  • noun players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
    drawing.

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reapportionment

  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reallotment; reallocation.

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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costly

  • adjective satellite entailing great loss or sacrifice
    dearly-won.
    • a dearly-won victory
  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; high-priced; pricy.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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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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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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abusive

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    opprobrious; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment
    • abusive punishment
    • argued...that foster homes are abusive

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outweigh

  • verb be heavier than
  • verb weigh more heavily
    overbalance; outbalance; preponderate.
    • these considerations outweigh our wishes

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appellate

  • adjective of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
    appellant.
    • appellate court

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clinic

  • noun a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  • noun meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity

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protract

  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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recovery

  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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instigate

  • verb provoke or stir up
    set off; incite; stir up.
    • incite a riot
    • set off great unrest among the people
  • verb serve as the inciting cause of
    prompt; inspire.
    • She prompted me to call my relatives

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file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    data file.
  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; single file.

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rambo

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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interminable

  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    eternal; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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pinochet

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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collusive

  • adjective satellite acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    conniving.

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