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tenpenny

Valued or sold at ten pence; as, a tenpenny cake. See 2d Penny, n.

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paring

  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    shaving; sliver.
  • noun (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

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eightpenny

  • adjective satellite used of nail size; 2 1/2 in or 6.4 cm long

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twelvepenny

, Sold for a shilling; worth or costing a shilling.

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parer

  • noun a manicurist who trims the fingernails
  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
    paring knife.

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ingrown

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrowing.
    • an ingrown toenail

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hardener

One who, or that which, hardens; specif., one who tempers tools.

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ingrowing

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrown.
    • an ingrown toenail

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thunk

  • noun a dull hollow sound
    • the basketball made a thunk as it hit the rim

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psoriatic

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regrow

  • verb grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
    • parts of the trunk of this tree can regrow
    • some invertebrates can regrow limbs or their tail after they lost it due to an injury

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lunula

  • noun the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail
    lunule; half-moon.
  • noun a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age

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strengthener

  • noun a device designed to provide additional strength
    reinforcement.
    • the cardboard backing was just a strengthener
    • he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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clipper

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    limiter.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion
  • noun a fast sailing ship used in former times
    clipper ship.

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pincer

  • noun a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
    pair of tweezers; tweezer; pair of pincers.
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; chela.

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strengthener

  • noun a device designed to provide additional strength
    reinforcement.
    • the cardboard backing was just a strengthener
    • he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook

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supracondylar

(Anat.) Situated above a condyle or condyles.

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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pinkie

  • noun the finger farthest from the thumb
    pinky; little finger.

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trephination

  • noun an operation that removes a circular section of bone from the skull

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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dystrophic

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phalange

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rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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dystrophy

  • noun any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    muscular dystrophy.
  • noun any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

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pinky

  • noun the finger farthest from the thumb
    pinkie; little finger.

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keg

  • noun the quantity contained in a keg
    kegful.
  • noun small cask or barrel

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ream

  • noun a large quantity of written matter
    • he wrote reams and reams
  • noun a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires

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hardener

One who, or that which, hardens; specif., one who tempers tools.

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fourpenny

  • adjective satellite used of nail size; 1 3/8 in or 3.8 cm long

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avulsion

  • noun an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
  • noun a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another

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revlon

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avulsion

  • noun an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
  • noun a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another

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glittery

  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; sparkly; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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keg

  • noun the quantity contained in a keg
    kegful.
  • noun small cask or barrel

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horseshoe

  • noun game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
  • noun U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
    shoe.

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clipping

  • noun an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    press clipping; cutting; newspaper clipping; press cutting.
    • he searched through piles of letters and clippings
  • noun cutting down to the desired size or shape
    trim; trimming.

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bloodred

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scraping

  • noun (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
    • they collected blood scrapings for analysis
  • noun a harsh noise made by scraping
    scratching; scrape; scratch.
    • the scrape of violin bows distracted her

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cloverleaf

  • noun an interchange that does not require left-hand turns

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clipper

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    limiter.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion
  • noun a fast sailing ship used in former times
    clipper ship.

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sixpenny

  • adjective satellite of trifling worth
    twopenny-halfpenny; two-a-penny; twopenny; tuppeny; threepenny.

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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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hypoallergenic

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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twopenny

  • adjective satellite of trifling worth
    twopenny-halfpenny; two-a-penny; tuppeny; threepenny; sixpenny.

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ridge

  • noun a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  • noun any long raised strip

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cyanotic

(Med.) Relating to cyanosis; affected with cyanosis; as, a cyanotic patient; having the hue caused by cyanosis; as, a cyanitic skin.

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dystrophy

  • noun any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    muscular dystrophy.
  • noun any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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salon

  • noun gallery where works of art can be displayed
  • noun a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
    beauty parlour; beauty shop; beauty salon; beauty parlor.

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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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rusted

  • adjective having accumulated rust
    • rusted hinges
  • verb become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    rust; corrode.
    • The metal corroded
    • The pipes rusted

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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countersink

  • noun a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface
  • noun a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
    counterbore; countersink bit.

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jello

  • noun fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder
    Jell-O.

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cannulate

  • verb introduce a cannula or tube into
    cannulise; intubate; canulate; cannulize.
    • Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck

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jell

  • verb become gelatinous
    set; congeal.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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clawlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a claw

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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flange

  • noun a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
    rim.

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parer

  • noun a manicurist who trims the fingernails
  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
    paring knife.

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hallux

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    big toe; great toe.

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tech

  • noun a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
    technical school.

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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pitting

  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    indentation; roughness.
  • verb set into opposition or rivalry
    oppose; play off; pit; match.
    • let them match their best athletes against ours
    • pit a chess player against the Russian champion
    • He plays his two children off against each other

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buff

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; lover; fan.
  • noun a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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bridle

  • noun headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
  • noun the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
    curb; check.
    • his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

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scissors

  • noun an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
    pair of scissors.
  • noun a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
    scissors grip; scissor hold; scissors hold; scissor grip.

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roofing

  • noun material used to construct a roof
  • noun the craft of a roofer

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spicule

  • noun small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
    spiculum.

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proximal

  • adjective situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
    • the proximal end of a bone

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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psoriasis

  • noun a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences

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protruding

  • adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    sticking; jutting; relieved; sticking out; projected; projecting.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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headless

  • adjective not having a head or formed without a head
    • the headless horseman
    • brads are headless nails
  • adjective satellite not using intelligence
    brainless.

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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thumb

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    pollex.
  • noun the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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hypoplasia

  • noun underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells

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trimming

  • noun the act of adding decoration
    • the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    trim; passementerie.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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paring

  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    shaving; sliver.
  • noun (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

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acrylic

  • noun polymerized from acrylonitrile
    acrylic fiber.
  • noun a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
    acrylic resin; acrylate resin.

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salon

  • noun gallery where works of art can be displayed
  • noun a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
    beauty parlour; beauty shop; beauty salon; beauty parlor.

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shingle

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shake.
  • noun coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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medullary

  • adjective containing or consisting of or resembling bone marrow
  • adjective of or relating to the medulla oblongata

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partway

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drywall

  • noun a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses
    wallboard; dry wall.

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clubbing

  • noun a condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
  • verb unite with a common purpose
    club.
    • The two men clubbed together

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galvanize

  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action
  • verb cover with zinc
    galvanise.
    • galvanize steel

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petersen

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fetish

  • noun a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body
    • common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear
  • noun a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
    juju; voodoo; hoodoo; fetich.

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hob

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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clipping

  • noun an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    press clipping; cutting; newspaper clipping; press cutting.
    • he searched through piles of letters and clippings
  • noun cutting down to the desired size or shape
    trim; trimming.

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humeral

(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the humerus, or upper part of the arm; brachial.

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patella

  • noun a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
    kneecap; kneepan.
  • noun type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets
    genus Patella.

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penny

  • noun a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound
  • noun a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
    centime; cent.

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puncture

  • noun loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object
  • noun a small hole made by a sharp object

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pneumatic

  • adjective of or relating to or using air (or a similar gas)
    • pneumatic drill
    • pneumatic tire

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pointy

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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galvanise

  • verb to stimulate to action
    startle; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action
  • verb cover with zinc
    galvanize.
    • galvanize steel

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cuticle

  • noun the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
  • noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
    epidermis.

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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