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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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wish

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wishing; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • noun an expression of some desire or inclination
    indirect request.
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention

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scroungy

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weasel

  • noun a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky
  • noun small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck

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wistly

Attentively; observingly. Obs. Shak.

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flyspeck

  • noun a tiny dark speck made by the excrement of a fly
  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; tiny; midget; 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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smug

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
    self-satisfied.
    • a smug glow of self-congratulation

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sorry

  • adjective feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
    bad; regretful.
    • felt regretful over his vanished youth
    • regretful over mistakes she had made
    • he felt bad about breaking the vase
  • adjective satellite bad; unfortunate
    distressing; sad; pitiful; lamentable; deplorable.
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs

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glum

  • adjective satellite moody and melancholic
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glowering; sullen; 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

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nerdy

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askant

  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances

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deadlight

  • noun a strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather

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shiftily

  • adverb in a shifty manner
    • he looked at his new customer shiftily

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thuggish

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asquint

  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; sidelong; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances

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geeky

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perky

  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    buoyant; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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ruffianly

  • adjective satellite violent and lawless
    tough.
    • the more ruffianly element
    • tough street gangs

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scrutinize

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; take stock; scrutinise.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    audit; inspect; scrutinise.
    • audit accounts and tax returns

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dorky

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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scruffy

  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    seedy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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greyly

  • adverb having a grey appearance
    grayly.
    • lonely creeks are opal in the dawn, sword-blue in the sun, greyly silver under misty moons

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grandfather

  • noun the father of your father or mother
    grandad; granddaddy; granddad; grandpa; gramps.

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lustfully

  • adverb in a lustful manner
    • he looked at the young woman lustfully

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awfullest

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peaky

  • adjective satellite having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
    spiky.
    • absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass

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brigandish

Like a brigand or freebooter; robberlike.

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concernedly

  • adverb in a manner showing concern
    • `Are you all right,' he asked concernedly

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grungy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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soulfully

  • adverb in a soulful manner
    • he looked at her soulfully

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grandmother

  • noun the mother of your father or mother
    grannie; grandma; nan; nanna; gran; granny.

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covetously

  • adverb with jealousy; in an envious manner
    enviously; jealously.
    • he looked at his friend's new car jealously
  • adverb in a greedy manner
    avariciously; greedily.

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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distressfully

  • adverb with distress
    • `Doctor Rother says it's his only chance,' she added distressfully

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amazed

  • adjective satellite filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    astonished; astounded; stunned; astonied.
    • an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation
    • I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral
    • astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing
    • stood in stunned silence
    • stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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enquiringly

  • adverb in an inquiring manner
    inquiringly.
    • Tom Swift looked at his cabin mates inquiringly

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scraggly

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • the old man's scraggly beard
    • a scraggly little path to the door

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we're

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spiffy

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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frumpy

  • adjective satellite primly out of date
    frumpish; dowdy.
    • nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game

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haggardly

  • adverb in a haggard manner
    • she looked haggardly out of her tent

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matronly

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a fully mature woman
    • her matronly figure

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adoringly

  • adverb with adoration
    • he looked at his wife adoringly

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mousy

  • adjective satellite quiet and timid and ineffectual
    mousey.
  • adjective infested with mice
    mousey.

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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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adorably

  • adverb in an adorable manner
    endearingly.
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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preppy

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steadfast

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    staunch; unswerving.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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you're

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perplexedly

  • adverb in a perplexed manner
    confoundedly.
    • he looked at his professor perplexedly

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dartle

To pierce or shoot through; to dart repeatedly: -- frequentative of dart.
My star that dartles the red and the blue. R. Browning.

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gormless

  • adjective satellite (British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality
    gaumless.

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freaky

  • adjective satellite strange and somewhat frightening
    • the whole experience was really freaky
  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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skywards

  • adverb toward the sky
    skyward.
    • look skywards!

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slatternly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; blowzy; sluttish.

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distrustfully

  • adverb with distrust
    mistrustfully.
    • she looked at him distrustfully

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gnarly

  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled; knotted; knobbed; knotty.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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frowningly

  • adverb with a frown; while frowning
    • he looked at her frowningly

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junky

  • noun a narcotics addict
    junkie; drug addict.
  • noun someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    nut; freak; addict; junkie.
    • a golf addict
    • a car nut
    • a bodybuilding freak
    • a news junkie

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longingly

  • adverb in a yearning manner
    yearningly.
    • he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'

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snazzy

  • adjective satellite flashily stylish
    • a snazzy outfit

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fixedly

  • adverb in a fixed manner
    • he stared at me fixedly

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dodgy

  • adjective satellite of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
    chanceful; chancy; dicey.
    • an extremely dicey future on a brave new world of liquid nitrogen, tar, and smog"- New Yorker
  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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collectedly

  • adverb in a self-collected or self-possessed manner
    composedly.
    • he announced the death of his father collectedly

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weird

  • noun fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
    Wyrd.
  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    eldritch; uncanny; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley

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bleary

  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary-eyed; blear.
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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goofy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

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uninterested

  • adjective not having or showing interest
    • an uninterested spectator
  • adjective satellite having no care or interest in knowing
    • she appeared totally uninterested

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distract

  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    deflect.
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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sheepish

  • adjective satellite like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
    sheeplike.
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of shame
    shamefaced.

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scrumptious

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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vacantly

  • adverb in a vacant manner
    • she was staring vacantly into the room

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they're

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yearningly

  • adverb in a yearning manner
    longingly.
    • he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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bemused

  • adjective satellite deeply absorbed in thought
    deep in thought; preoccupied; lost.
    • as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
    • lost in thought
    • a preoccupied frown
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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yuppie

  • noun a young upwardly mobile professional individual; a well-paid middle-class professional who works in a city and has a luxurious life style

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askance

  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances
  • adverb with suspicion or disapproval
    • he looked askance at the offer

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cadaverous

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective of or relating to a cadaver or corpse
    cadaveric.
    • we had long anticipated his cadaverous end

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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inquisitively

  • adverb with curiosity
    curiously; interrogatively.
    • the baby looked around curiously

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newish

Somewhat new; nearly new. Bacon.

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beaming

  • adjective satellite cheerful and bright
    glad.
    • a beaming smile
    • a glad May morning
  • verb smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
    beam.

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speechlessly

  • adverb without speaking
    • he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door

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worriedly

  • adverb in a worried manner
    • `I wonder what to do,' she said worriedly
    • he paused worriedly before calling the bank

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mangy

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangey.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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contemplative

  • noun a person devoted to the contemplative life
  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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classy

  • adjective satellite elegant and fashionable
    swish; posh.
    • classy clothes
    • a classy dame
    • a posh restaurant
    • a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child

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searchingly

  • adverb in a searching manner
    • `Are you really happy with him,' asked her mother, gazing at Vera searchingly

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clunky

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite making a clunking sound

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benignantly

  • adverb in a benign manner
    benignly.
    • this drug is benignly soporific

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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chields

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pantomime

  • noun a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    mime; dumb show.
  • verb act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only
    mime.
    • The acting students mimed eating an apple

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beseechingly

  • adverb in a beseeching manner
    entreatingly; imploringly; importunately; pleadingly.
    • `You must help me,' she said imploringly

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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sonar

  • noun a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
    asdic; echo sounder.
    • sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging
    • asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee

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scary

  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    shivery; shuddery; chilling; scarey.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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balefully

  • adverb in a baleful manner
    • she looked at him balefully

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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heavenwards

  • adverb toward heaven
    heavenward; heavenwardly.
    • he pointed heavenward

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robust

  • adjective sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    • a robust body
    • a robust perennial
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    full-bodied; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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unseeing

  • adjective satellite not consciously observing
    unobservant.
    • looked through him with blank unseeing eyes
  • adjective satellite lacking sight
    sightless; eyeless.
    • blind as an eyeless beggar

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classy

  • adjective satellite elegant and fashionable
    swish; posh.
    • classy clothes
    • a classy dame
    • a posh restaurant
    • a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child

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wishfully

  • adverb in a wishful manner
    • he wishfully indulged in dreams of fame

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slouchy

  • adjective satellite lacking stiffness in form or posture
    • a slouchy sweater

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boxy

  • adjective satellite resembling a box in rectangularity
    boxlike; box-shaped.

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skyward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    heavenward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward the sky
    skywards.
    • look skywards!

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dumpster

  • noun a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste

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frazzle

  • noun a state of extreme exhaustion
    • he was worn to a frazzle
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    fray.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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gaunt

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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villainous

  • adjective satellite extremely wicked
    nefarious.
    • nefarious schemes
    • a villainous plot
    • a villainous band of thieves

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mistrustfully

  • adverb with distrust
    distrustfully.
    • she looked at him distrustfully

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