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sleekly

  • adverb in a sleek glossy manner
    • the wet road was shining sleekly

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recognisable

  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    recognizable; placeable.

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philomel

Same as Philomela, the nightingale. Poetic Milton. Cowper.

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professionalize

  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
    professionalise.
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    professionalise.
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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stentor

  • noun a speaker with an unusually loud voice
  • noun the mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes

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jarringly

  • adverb in a manner that jars and irritates
    • the piano was jarringly out of tune

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pentathlete

  • noun an athlete who competes in a pentathlon

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recognizably

  • adverb to a recognizable degree
    • he was recognizably slimmer now

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mawkishly

  • adverb in a mawkish and emotional manner
    drippily.
    • the violinist played that piece mawkishly

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pentathlon

  • noun an athletic contest consisting of five different events

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starting

  • noun a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)
    start.
    • he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital
    • his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    begin; get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • 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

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cambist

A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange.

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archetypal

  • adjective satellite representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned
    prototypic; archetypical; prototypal; prototypical.
    • archetypal patterns
    • she was the prototypal student activist

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penality

The quality or state of being penal; lability to punishment. Sir T. Browne.

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identifiably

  • adverb in an identifiable manner
    • they were identifiably different

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.
  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.

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anachronistically

  • adverb in an anachronistic manner
    • let's look at this phenomenon anachronistically

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antakya

  • noun a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
    Antakiya; Antioch.

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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technocracy

  • noun a form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control
    • technocracy was described as that society in which those who govern justify themselves by appeal to technical experts who justify themselves by appeal to scientific forms of knowledge

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incipient

  • adjective satellite only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
    inchoate.
    • incipient civil disorder
    • an incipient tumor
    • a vague inchoate idea

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babylon

  • noun the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia

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pharmaceutics

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmacy.
  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutical; pharmaceutic.

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stylishly

  • adverb in a stylish manner
    • she was dressed very stylishly

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highrises

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slouchy

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

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chromatic

  • adjective able to refract light without spectral color separation
    • chromatic lens
  • adjective based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones
    • a chromatic scale

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bioelectricity

  • noun electric phenomena in animals or plants

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behavioural

  • adjective of or relating to behavior
    behavioral.
    • behavioral sciences

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woodman

  • noun someone who lives in the woods
    woodsman.
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodsman; woodworker.

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distinctively

  • adverb in an identifiably distinctive manner
    • the distinctively conservative district of the county

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knappers

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goudy

  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Frederic William Goudy; Frederic Goudy.

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catechetic

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a rigorous catechism
    catechistic.
    • the catechistic method
  • adjective of or relating to or involving catechesis
    catechetical.

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dashingly

  • adverb in a highly fashionable manner
    • he was dashingly handsome

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pewter

  • noun any of various alloys of tin with small amounts of other metals (especially lead)

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tate

  • noun United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
    Allen Tate; John Orley Allen Tate.

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jeremiah

  • noun (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
  • noun a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
    Book of Jeremiah.

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startlingly

  • adverb in a startling manner
    • a startlingly modern voice

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motherboards

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gender

  • noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    grammatical gender.
  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    sexuality; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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kadikoy

  • noun a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    Chalcedon.

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precociously

  • adverb in a precocious manner
    • her child behaves precociously

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annaba

  • noun a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border

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excitingly

  • adverb in an exciting manner
    • at the time of its appearance, the movie must have seemed excitingly new, even revolutionary

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humanism

  • noun the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
    humanitarianism.
  • noun the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural
    secular humanism.

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predate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    precede.
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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episteme

  • noun the body of ideas that determine the knowledge that is intellectually certain at any particular time

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refreshingly

  • adverb in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality
    refreshfully.
    • the air was refreshingly cool
  • adverb in a pleasantly novel manner
    • she was refreshingly free from shyness

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malaise

  • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
    uneasiness; unease.

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starkly

  • adverb in a stark manner
    • He was starkly unable to achieve coherence
  • adverb in sharp outline or contrast
    • the black walls rose starkly from the snow

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cosmologist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

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brashly

  • adverb in a brash cheeky manner
    nervily; cheekily.
    • brashly, she asked for a rebate

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phytotherapy

  • noun the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)
    botanical medicine; herbal therapy.

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daringly

  • adverb in an original manner
    • daringly he took the first step
  • adverb in an adventurous manner
    • daringly, he set out on a camping trip in East Africa

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centerfire

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unapologetically

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sumpsimus

  • noun a correct expression that takes the place of a popular but incorrect expression
    • he preferred his erroneous but pleasing mumpsimus to the correct sumpsimus

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characterless

  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    nondescript.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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theatergoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatregoer.

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predate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    precede.
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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metrist

A maker of verses. Bale.
Spenser was no mere metrist, but a great composer. Lowell.

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synths

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emblematical

  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; symbolic; emblematic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish

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wicca

  • noun a community of followers of the Wicca religion
  • noun the polytheistic nature religion of modern witchcraft whose central deity is a mother goddess; claims origins in pre-Christian pagan religions of western Europe

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predate

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; forgo; antedate; precede.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    precede.
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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gothic

  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas
  • noun a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries
    black letter.

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underpin

  • verb support from beneath
  • verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
    corroborate; support; bear out.
    • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

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vinification

  • noun the process whereby fermentation changes grape juice into wine

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quintessential

  • adjective representing the perfect example of a class or quality

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sexuality

  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    gender; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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behavioral

  • adjective of or relating to behavior
    behavioural.
    • behavioral sciences

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penologist

  • noun a person who studies the theory and practice of prison management

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discernible

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

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urbanite

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timeless

  • adjective satellite unaffected by time
    dateless.
    • few characters are so dateless as Hamlet
    • Helen's timeless beauty

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rocketry

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation

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wag

  • noun a witty amusing person who makes jokes
    wit; card.
  • noun causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    waggle; shake.

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jetliner

  • noun a large jet plane that carries passengers

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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horologer

  • noun someone who makes or repairs watches
    watchmaker; horologist.

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boxy

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

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cosmologist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

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undergird

  • verb lend moral support to
  • verb make secure underneath
    brace up.
    • undergird the ship

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oenology

  • noun the art of wine making
    enology.

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revolutionize

  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionise.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe
  • verb overthrow by a revolution, of governments

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megalopolis

  • noun a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)

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japan

  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.
  • noun a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
    Nippon; Nihon.

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tarsier

  • noun nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates

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astounding

  • adjective satellite bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
    dumbfounding; dumfounding.
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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megachurch

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virago

  • noun a noisy or scolding or domineering woman
  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    amazon.

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frankenstein

  • noun an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • noun the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    Frankenstein's monster.

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skewer

  • noun a long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted
  • verb drive a skewer through
    spit.
    • skewer the meat for the BBQ

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hymnbook

  • noun a songbook containing a collection of hymns
    hymnary; hymnal.

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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megapolis

A metropolis. Obs. Sir T. Herbert.

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characterise

  • verb be characteristic of
    characterize.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?
  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    characterize; qualify.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

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gravimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
    hydrometer.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
    gravity meter.

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slickly

  • adverb with superficial plausibility
    glibly.
    • he talked glibly

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lungfish

  • noun air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought

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disconcertingly

  • adverb in a disturbing or embarrassing manner
    • he drank some sherry, his eyes disconcertingly keen as he watched her

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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stunningly

  • adverb in a spectacular manner
    spectacularly.
    • the area was spectacularly scenic

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biotechnology

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotech.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem
  • noun the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
    ergonomics; bioengineering.

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undergird

  • verb lend moral support to
  • verb make secure underneath
    brace up.
    • undergird the ship

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uncannily

  • adverb in an uncanny manner
    • uncannily human robots

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alpinism

  • noun mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)

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