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precipitance

  • noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
    precipitateness; abruptness; suddenness; precipitancy; precipitousness.

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routinary

Involving, or pertaining to, routine; ordinary; customary. R. Emerson.

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forfeitable

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dispeople

To deprive of inhabitants; to depopulate.
Leave the land dispeopled and desolate. Sir T. More.
A certain island long before dispeopled . . . by sea rivers. Milton.

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nourisher

One who, or that which, nourishes. Milton.

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redescribes

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antecedency

  • noun preceding in time
    precedence; anteriority; priority; antecedence; precedency.

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repackages

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matriarchy

  • noun a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
    matriarchate.

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relabels

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unmerchantable

  • adjective satellite not fit for sale
    unmarketable; unvendible.

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magistratical

Of, pertaining to, or proceeding from, a magistrate; having the authority of a magistrate. Jer. Taylor.

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unpatentable

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regulative

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulatory.
    • a regulatory gene

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discoverable

  • adjective satellite capable of being ascertained or found out
    ascertainable.
    • ascertainable facts

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rehash

  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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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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disfavor

  • noun the state of being out of favor
    disfavour.
    • he is in disfavor with the king
  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    dislike; disapproval; disfavour.

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arabin

(Chem.) A carbohydrate, isomeric with cane sugar, contained in gum arabic, from which it is extracted as a white, amorphous substance.

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infringe

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; conflict; contravene.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    impinge; encroach.

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reallocate

  • verb allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
    reapportion.
    • Congressional seats are reapportioned on the basis of census data

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precatory

  • adjective satellite expressing entreaty or supplication
    precative.
    • precatory overtures

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voidable

  • adjective satellite capable of being rescinded or voided
    rescindable.
    • the judgment was rescindable
    • voidable contracts

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reclassify

  • verb classify anew, change the previous classification
    • The zoologists had to reclassify the mollusks after they found new species

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napster

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parrot

  • noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  • noun a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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cogitate

  • verb consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
  • verb use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
    cerebrate; think.
    • I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

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formalise

  • verb make formal or official
    formalize.
    • We formalized the appointment and gave him a title
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; validate.

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parrot

  • noun usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  • noun a copycat who does not understand the words or acts being imitated

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invalidated

  • adjective satellite deprived of legal force
    nullified.
  • verb declare invalid
    invalidate; annul; void; nullify; quash; avoid.
    • The contract was annulled
    • void a plea

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rephrase

  • verb express the same message in different words
    paraphrase; reword.

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unenforceable

  • adjective not enforceable; not capable of being brought about by compulsion
    • an unenforceable law
    • unenforceable reforms

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revivor

(Eng. Law) Revival of a suit which is abated by the death or marriage of any of the parties, -- done by a bill of revivor. Blackstone.

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reduplicate

  • verb form by reduplication
    geminate.
    • The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel
    • The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word
  • verb make or do or perform again
    double; duplicate; repeat; replicate.
    • He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick

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cogitate

  • verb consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
  • verb use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
    cerebrate; think.
    • I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

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misapply

  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misuse.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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inadmissible

  • adjective not deserving to be admitted
    • inadmissible evidence

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expediential

. Governed by expediency; seeking advantage; as an expediential policy. "Calculating, expediential understanding." Hare. -- Ex*pe`di*en"tial*ly , adv.

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indiscrimination

Want of discrimination or distinction; impartiality. Jefferson.

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transliterate

  • verb rewrite in a different script
    transcribe.
    • The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated

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rubberstamp

  • verb stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document
    handstamp.
  • verb approve automatically

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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epiphenomenon

  • noun a secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon

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mannikin

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    homunculus; manikin.
  • noun a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
    mannequin; manakin; fashion model; model; manikin.
    • she was too fat to be a mannequin

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reconfirm

  • verb confirm again
    • You must reconfirm your flight reservations

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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misspeak

  • verb pronounce a word incorrectly
    mispronounce.
    • She mispronounces many Latinate words

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denigrate

  • verb cause to seem less serious; play down
    minimize; derogate; belittle.
    • Don't belittle his influence
  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; calumniate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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restate

  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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codify

  • verb organize into a code or system, such as a body of law
    • Hammurabi codified the laws

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noninterference

  • noun a foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
    nonintervention.

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reinscribes

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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stopgap

  • noun something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
    make-do; makeshift.

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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truistic

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premise

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; assumption.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • verb set forth beforehand, often as an explanation
    • He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand

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versify

  • verb compose verses or put into verse
    verse; poetize; poetise.
    • He versified the ancient saga

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suffice

  • verb be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    answer; do; serve.
    • A few words would answer
    • This car suits my purpose well
    • Will $100 do?
    • A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
    • Nothing else will serve

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permute

  • verb change the order or arrangement of
    commute; transpose.
    • Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word

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offeree

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redescribing

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disqualified

  • adjective satellite disqualified by law or rule or provision
  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
    indispose; disqualify; unfit.
    • Your income disqualifies you

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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postpone

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam

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invalid

  • noun someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
    shut-in.
  • verb force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen

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colorable

Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice. "Colorable pretense for infidility." Bp. Stillingfleet. -- Col"or*a*ble*ness, n. -- Col"or*a*bly, adv.
Colorable and subtle crimes, that seldom are taken within the walk of human justice. Hooker.

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rebut

  • verb overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
    refute.
    • The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments
  • verb prove to be false or incorrect
    controvert; refute.

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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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suppletory

That which is to supply what is wanted.
Invent suppletories to excuse an evil man. Jer. Taylor.

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cohere

  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cleave; stick; cling; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere
  • verb cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    • Religion can cohere social groups

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extemporal

Extemporaneous; unpremeditated. Obs. B. Jonson. -- Ex*tem"po*ral*ly, adv. Obs.

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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smokescreen

  • noun (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements
    smoke screen.
  • noun an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure
    smoke screen.
    • requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures

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belittled

  • adjective satellite made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
    small; diminished.
    • her comments made me feel small
  • verb cause to seem less serious; play down
    minimize; derogate; denigrate; belittle.
    • Don't belittle his influence

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relocate

  • verb become established in a new location
    • Our company relocated to the Midwest
  • verb move or establish in a new location
    • We had to relocate the office because the rent was too high

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abettor

  • noun one who helps or encourages or incites another
    abetter.

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recommendatory

Serving to recommend; recommending; commendatory. Swift.

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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purport

  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    intent; spirit.
  • noun the pervading meaning or tenor
    drift.
    • caught the general drift of the conversation

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redistribute

  • verb distribute anew
    • redistribute the troops more strategically

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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stipulative

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actuated

  • adjective satellite moved to action
    • a man actuated by unworthy desired
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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formalize

  • verb make formal or official
    formalise.
    • We formalized the appointment and gave him a title
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    validate; formalise.

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hypnotist

  • noun a person who induces hypnosis
    hypnotizer; mesmerizer; mesmerist; hypnotiser.

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titillate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; vellicate.
  • verb excite pleasurably or erotically
    • A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine

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signify

  • verb denote or connote
    intend; stand for; mean.
    • `maison' means `house' in French
    • An example sentence would show what this word means
  • verb convey or express a meaning
    • These words mean nothing to me!
    • What does his strange behavior signify?

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humoring

  • noun the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
    indulging; pampering; indulgence.
  • verb put into a good mood
    humor; humour.

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explainable

  • adjective satellite capable of being understood
    interpretable.
    • explainable phenomena

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redescribe

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notability

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; notable; guiding light; leading light.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

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rehash

  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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nullified

  • adjective satellite deprived of legal force
    invalidated.
  • verb declare invalid
    invalidate; annul; void; nullify; quash; avoid.
    • The contract was annulled
    • void a plea

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abbreviatory

Serving or tending to abbreviate; shortening; abridging.

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reducible

  • adjective capable of being reduced
    • reducible to a set of principles of human nature"- Edmund Wilson

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clutter

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • noun unwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen

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polypidom

(Zoöl.) A coral, or corallum; also, one of the coral-like structure made by bryozoans and hydroids.

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reassign

  • verb transfer somebody to a different position or location of work
    transfer.

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signify

  • verb denote or connote
    intend; stand for; mean.
    • `maison' means `house' in French
    • An example sentence would show what this word means
  • verb convey or express a meaning
    • These words mean nothing to me!
    • What does his strange behavior signify?

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reinscribe

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kroger

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objectionable

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    obnoxious.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    exceptionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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apportion

  • verb distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
    allocate.
    • I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
    • I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip
  • verb give out as one's portion or share
    deal; share; divvy up; portion out.

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reinscribing

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rely

  • verb have confidence or faith in
    trust; bank; swear.
    • We can trust in God
    • Rely on your friends
    • bank on your good education
    • I swear by my grandmother's recipes

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reformulate

  • verb formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
    redevelop.

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vitiated

  • adjective satellite impaired by diminution
    diminished; lessened; weakened.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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