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lawlessly

  • adverb in an illegal manner
    illegally; illicitly.
    • they dumped the waste illegally

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thalweg

  • noun the middle of the chief navigable channel of a waterway that forms the boundary line between states
  • noun a line following the lowest points of a valley

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sinuosity

  • noun having curves
    sinuousness.
    • he hated the sinuosity of mountain roads

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kissimmee

  • noun a river of central Florida that flows southward to Lake Okeechobee
    Kissimmee River.

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aimless

  • adjective satellite aimlessly drifting
    directionless; rudderless; adrift; planless; afloat; undirected.
  • adjective satellite continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
    vagabond; floating; vagrant; drifting.
    • a drifting double-dealer
    • the floating population
    • vagrant hippies of the sixties

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riverbed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
    river bottom.

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lazily

  • adverb in a slow and lazy manner
    • I watched the blue smoke drift lazily away on the still air
  • adverb in an idle manner
    idly.
    • this is what I always imagined myself doing in the south of France, sitting idly, drinking coffee, watching the people

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walkway

  • noun a path set aside for walking
    paseo; walk.
    • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

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aimlessly

  • adverb without aim; in an aimless manner
    • he wandered around aimlessly

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streambed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream
    creek bed.

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sinuous

  • adjective satellite curved or curving in and out
    sinuate; wiggly.
    • wiggly lines

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rivulet

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; streamlet; runnel.

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fluvial

  • adjective of or relating to or happening in a river
    • fluvial deposits

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rivulet

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; streamlet; runnel.

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sluggishly

  • adverb in a sluggish manner
    • the smoke rose sluggishly

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bayou

  • noun a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)

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streamlet

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; rivulet; runnel.

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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alleyway

  • noun a narrow street with walls on both sides
    back street; alley.

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creek

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    brook.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • noun any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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watercourse

  • noun natural or artificial channel through which water flows
  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    stream.

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leisurely

  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; easy.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
  • adverb in an unhurried way or at one's convenience
    at leisure.
    • read the manual at your leisure
    • he traveled leisurely

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braided

  • adjective satellite woven by (or as if by) braiding
    • braided cordage
  • verb make by braiding or interlacing
    braid; lace; plait.
    • lace a tablecloth

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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distributary

  • noun a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it

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incised

  • adjective satellite sharply and deeply indented
  • verb make an incision into by carving or cutting
    incise.

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riverbed

  • noun a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
    river bottom.

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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watercourse

  • noun natural or artificial channel through which water flows
  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    stream.

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sluggish

  • adjective satellite moving slowly
    sulky.
    • a sluggish stream
  • adjective satellite (of business) not active or brisk
    slow; dull.
    • business is dull (or slow)
    • a sluggish market

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slough

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; sphacelus.
  • noun a hollow filled with mud

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gently

  • adverb in a gradual manner
    • a gently sloping terrain
  • adverb in a gentle manner
    mildly.
    • he talked gently to the injured animal

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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brook

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    creek.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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purposeless

  • adjective not evidencing any purpose or goal
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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rill

  • noun a small stream
    run; rivulet; streamlet; runnel.
  • noun a small channel (as one formed by soil erosion)

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waterway

  • noun a navigable body of water
  • noun a conduit through which water flows
    watercourse.

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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creeper

  • noun any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    crawler.

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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creek

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    brook.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • noun any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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endlessly

  • adverb continuing forever without end
    infinitely.
    • there are infinitely many possibilities
  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    incessantly; ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste

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waterway

  • noun a navigable body of water
  • noun a conduit through which water flows
    watercourse.

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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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cobblestone

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobble.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobble.

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sedate

  • verb cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
    tranquilize; tranquillize; calm; tranquillise.
    • The patient must be sedated before the operation
  • adjective satellite characterized by dignity and propriety
    staid.

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creeper

  • noun any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
    crawler.

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pointless

  • adjective not having a point especially a sharp point
    unpointed.
    • my pencils are all pointless
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    senseless; purposeless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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channels

  • noun official routes of communication
    • you have to go through channels
  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel; channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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walkway

  • noun a path set aside for walking
    paseo; walk.
    • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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tortuous

  • adjective satellite highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    Byzantine; tangled; convoluted; involved; knotty.
    • the Byzantine tax structure
    • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
    • convoluted legal language
    • convoluted reasoning
    • the plot was too involved
    • a knotty problem
    • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
    • Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott
    • tortuous legal procedures
    • tortuous negotiations lasting for months
  • adjective satellite marked by repeated turns and bends
    twisty; twisting; voluminous; winding.
    • a tortuous road up the mountain
    • winding roads are full of surprises
    • had to steer the car down a twisty track

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slowly

  • adverb without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    tardily; slow; easy.
    • he spoke slowly
    • go easy here--the road is slippery
    • glaciers move tardily
    • please go slow so I can see the sights
  • adverb in music
    lento.
    • Play this lento, please

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hallway

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hall.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall

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intricately

  • adverb with elaboration
    in an elaborate way; elaborately.
    • it was elaborately spelled out

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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stroll

  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; perambulation; amble; saunter.
  • verb walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
    saunter.

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wildly

  • adverb to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree
    • the storyline is wildly unrealistic
  • adverb in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner
    • He gesticulated wildly

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lane

  • noun a narrow way or road
  • noun a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic

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gracefully

  • adverb in a graceful manner
    • she swooped gracefully
  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    graciously.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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nocturnal

  • adjective belonging to or active during the night
    • nocturnal animals are active at night
    • nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day
  • adjective of or relating to or occurring in the night
    • nocturnal darkness

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byway

  • noun a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
    bypath; byroad.

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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amiably

  • adverb in an affable manner
    genially; affably.
    • `Come and visit me,' he said amiably

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endless

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

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digression

  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; aside; excursus; parenthesis.
  • noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    deviation; deflexion; deflection; diversion; divagation.
    • a diversion from the main highway
    • a digression into irrelevant details
    • a deflection from his goal

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pleasantly

  • adverb in a cheerful manner
    cheerily; sunnily.
    • `I'll do the dishes,' he said pleasantly
  • adverb in an enjoyable manner
    enjoyably; agreeably.
    • we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon

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monologue

  • noun speech you make to yourself
    soliloquy.
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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canyon

  • noun a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
    canon.

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seemingly

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor

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entrenched

  • adjective satellite dug in
  • verb fix firmly or securely
    entrench; intrench.

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tourist

  • noun someone who travels for pleasure
    holidaymaker; tourer.

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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sixfold

  • adjective satellite having six units or components
    six-fold; sextuple.
  • adverb by a factor of six
    six times.
    • the population of this town increased sixfold when gold was found in the surrounding hills

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trickle

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    drip; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • verb run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
    filter; dribble.
    • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
    • reports began to dribble in

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alley

  • noun a narrow street with walls on both sides
    alleyway; back street.
  • noun a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
    skittle alley; bowling alley.

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gully

  • noun deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

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ribbon

  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    thread.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward
  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; decoration; palm; medallion; medal.

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casually

  • adverb not methodically or according to plan
    • he dealt with his course work casually
  • adverb in an unconcerned manner
    nonchalantly.
    • glanced casually at the headlines

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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; stat mi; statute mile; land mile; international mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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peacefully

  • adverb in a peaceful manner
    • the hen settled herself on the nest most peacefully

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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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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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thence

  • adverb from that place or from there
    therefrom.
    • proceeded thence directly to college
    • flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow
    • roads that lead therefrom
  • adverb from that circumstance or source
    therefrom; thereof.
    • atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine
    • a natural conclusion follows thence
    • public interest and a policy deriving therefrom
    • typhus fever results therefrom

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rill

  • noun a small stream
    run; rivulet; streamlet; runnel.
  • noun a small channel (as one formed by soil erosion)

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freely

  • adverb in a free manner
    • the painting featured freely brushed strokes

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formlessness

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irregularly

  • adverb in an irregular manner
    • the patient is breathing irregularly
  • adverb having an irregular form
    • irregularly shaped solids

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monologue

  • noun speech you make to yourself
    soliloquy.
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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cows

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    kine; oxen; Bos taurus; cattle.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen
  • noun female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
    moo-cow; cow.

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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roadway

  • noun a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel

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roads

  • noun a partly sheltered anchorage
    roadstead.
  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route; road.

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route

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; itinerary.
  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    road.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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senseless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; reasonless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
    insensible.
    • he lay insensible where he had fallen
    • drugged and senseless

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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bayou

  • noun a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)

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casual

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
  • adjective satellite without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

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vine

  • noun a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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driveway

  • noun a road leading up to a private house
    private road; drive.
    • they parked in the driveway

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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floral

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    flowered.
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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