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mammonite

One devoted to the acquisition of wealth or the service of Mammon. C. Kingsley.

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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bombie

  • noun an unexploded bomblet
    • unexploded bomblets known in Laos as `bombies' caused farmers to fear cultivating their fields

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machree

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overattentive

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breastfeed

  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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megaspore

  • noun larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte
    macrospore.

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dindymene

  • noun great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops
    Mater Turrita; Magna Mater; Cybele; Great Mother.

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infanticidal

Of or pertaining to infanticide; engaged in, or guilty of, child murder.

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overprotect

  • verb care for like a mother
    fuss; mother.
    • She fusses over her husband
  • verb protect excessively
    • Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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redcap

  • noun a member of the military police in Britain
  • noun a porter who helps passengers with their baggage at a railroad station

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oversolicitous

  • adjective satellite excessively solicitous

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cabrini

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tetraspore

  • noun one of the four asexual spores produced within a sporangium

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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overindulgent

  • adjective satellite excessively indulgent

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sporocyst

(Zoöl.) An asexual zooid, usually forming one of a series of larval forms in the agamic reproduction of various trematodes and other parasitic worms. The sporocyst generally develops from an egg, but in its turn produces other larvæ by internal budding, or by the subdivision of a part or all of its contents into a number of minute germs. See Redia.

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filliped

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acceptive

  • adjective inclined to accept rather than reject
    • she was seldom acceptive of my suggestions
  • adjective satellite accepting willingly
    acceptant.
    • acceptive of every new idea
    • an acceptant type of mind

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nameless

  • adjective satellite being or having an unknown or unnamed source
    unknown; unnamed; unidentified.
    • a poem by an unknown author
    • corporations responsible to nameless owners
    • an unnamed donor

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microspore

  • noun smaller of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in the pollen sac into a male gametophyte

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shush

  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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kuchean

  • noun a dialect of Tocharian
    West Tocharian; Kuchean dialect.

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wuss

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    doormat; weakling.

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houseproud

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babysits

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antherozoid

  • noun a motile male gamete of a plant such as an alga or fern or gymnosperm
    spermatozoid.

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spank

  • noun a slap with the flat of the hand
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle.

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macrospore

  • noun larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte
    megaspore.

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philander

  • verb have amorous affairs; of men
    womanise; womanize.
    • He has been womanizing for years
  • verb talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    butterfly; coquet; coquette; mash; flirt; romance; dally; chat up.
    • The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
    • My husband never flirts with other women

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unwed

  • adjective satellite of someone who has not been married
    unwedded.
    • unwed mother

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ningal

  • noun (Akkadian) a goddess; wife of the Moon god Sin

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remarry

  • verb marry, not for the first time
    • After her divorce, she remarried her high school sweetheart

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ditzy

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suckle

  • verb suck milk from the mother's breasts
    • the infant was suckling happily
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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neutered

  • adjective satellite having testicles or ovaries removed
    altered.
  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; spay; alter; neuter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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quaveringly

  • adverb in an unsteady quavering manner
    • the man began quaveringly to question the soldier

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doting

  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    fond; adoring.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother
  • verb be foolish or senile due to old age
    dote.

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loiter

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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unwedded

  • adjective satellite of someone who has not been married
    unwed.
    • unwed mother

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immaculata

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sainted

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • verb hold sacred
    enshrine; saint.

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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unaffectionate

  • adjective satellite lacking affection or warm feeling
    detached; uncaring.
    • an uncaring person

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tsk

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut-tut; tut.

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englobing

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babysat

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overprotect

  • verb care for like a mother
    fuss; mother.
    • She fusses over her husband
  • verb protect excessively
    • Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

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lode

  • noun a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
    load.

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castrate

  • noun a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
    eunuch.
    • eunuchs guarded the harem
  • verb deprive of strength or vigor
    emasculate.
    • The Senate emasculated the law

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arianrhod

  • noun Celtic goddess famous for her beauty; mother of Dylan
    Arianrod.

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terrycloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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dandle

  • verb move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees
  • verb pet
    • the grandfather dandled the small child

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gestate

  • verb have the idea for
    conceive; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb be pregnant with
    carry; have a bun in the oven; bear; expect.
    • She is bearing his child
    • The are expecting another child in January
    • I am carrying his child

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idolise

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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shush

  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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homeschooling

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wean

  • verb gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
    ablactate.
    • she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk
    • The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle
  • verb detach the affections of

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widowed

  • adjective satellite single because of death of the spouse
  • verb cause to be without a spouse
    widow.
    • The war widowed many women in the former Yugoslavia

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olympia

  • noun capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound
    capital of Washington.
  • noun a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games

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phenylketonuric

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seraphine

(Mus.) A wind instrument whose sounding parts are reeds, consisting of a thin tongue of brass playing freely through a slot in a plate. It has a case, like a piano, and is played by means of a similar keybord, the bellows being worked by the foot. The melodeon is a portable variety of this instrument.

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primiparous

  • adjective of or relating to a woman who has given birth only once

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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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teetotaling

  • noun abstaining from alcohol
    teetotalism.
  • verb practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages
    teetotal.

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scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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expectant

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush
  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; with child; gravid; big; enceinte; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

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aditi

  • noun a Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease; mother of the Adityas

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adoptive

  • adjective of parents and children; related by adoption
    • adoptive parents
  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    adopted.
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country

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redia

(Zoöl.) A kind of larva, or nurse, which is prroduced within the sporocyst of certain trematodes by asexual generation. It in turn produces, in the same way, either another generation of rediæ, or else cercariæ within its own body. Called also proscolex, and nurse. See Illustration in Appendix.

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whorish

Resembling a whore in character or conduct; addicted to unlawful pleasures; incontinent; lewd; unchaste. -- Whor"ish*ly, adv. -- Whor"ish*ness, n.

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coddle

  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!
  • verb cook in nearly boiling water
    • coddle eggs

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desexualize

  • verb direct one's libidinous urges into another direction
    desexualise.
  • verb make infertile
    sterilise; desex; desexualise; sterilize; unsex; fix.
    • in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

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semele

(Gr. Myth.) A daughter of Cadmus, and by Zeus mother of Bacchus.

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teresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Theresa; Mother Teresa; Theresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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surrogate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; alternate.
  • noun a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    deputy.

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scrimp

  • verb subsist on a meager allowance
    stint; skimp.
    • scratch and scrimp

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overanxious

  • adjective satellite anxious or nervous to an excessive degree

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remarry

  • verb marry, not for the first time
    • After her divorce, she remarried her high school sweetheart

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scatterbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; rattlepated.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; flyaway; head-in-the-clouds.
    • flighty young girls

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mammea

  • noun American and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fruit
    genus Mammea.

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lactating

  • adjective producing or secreting milk
    wet.
    • a wet nurse
    • a wet cow
    • lactating cows
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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gaea

  • noun (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
    Gaia; Ge.

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domineering

  • adjective tending to domineer
  • verb rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
    tyrannize; tyrannise; domineer.
    • her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her

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tincture

  • noun a substances that colors metals
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; trace.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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shrewish

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    nagging.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents

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hemorrhage

  • noun the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
    bleeding; haemorrhage.
  • verb lose blood from one's body
    shed blood; bleed.

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apron

  • noun a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
  • noun (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green

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disinherit

  • verb prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
    disown.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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tut

  • verb utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    tut-tut; tsk.

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witchlike

  • adjective satellite being or having the character of witchcraft

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cosign

  • verb sign jointly
    co-sign.
    • Husband and wife co-signed the lease
  • verb sign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan
    co-sign.

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sorrowing

  • adjective satellite sorrowful through loss or deprivation
    grief-stricken; mourning; grieving; bereft; bereaved.
    • bereft of hope
  • verb feel grief
    sorrow; grieve.

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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nonagenarian

  • noun someone whose age is in the nineties
  • adjective satellite being from 90 to 99 years old
    • the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home

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fuss

  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; dither; flap.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; hassle.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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neglectful

  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    inattentive.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents
  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    derelict; delinquent; remiss.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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sew

  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew together; stitch; run up.
  • verb create (clothes) with cloth
    tailor; tailor-make.
    • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

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introjected

  • adjective satellite incorporated unconsciously into your own psyche
  • verb incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously
    introject.

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prioress

  • noun the superior of a group of nuns
    mother superior; abbess.

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ailing

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb be ill or unwell
    ail.

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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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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nuzzle

  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags
  • verb rub noses
    nose.

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belgravian

Belonging to Belgravia (a fashionable quarter of London, around Pimlico), or to fashionable life; aristocratic.

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cuddle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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housebound

  • adjective satellite confined usually by illness
    homebound; shut-in.

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wavelet

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; riffle; rippling.

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