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winery

  • noun distillery where wine is made
    wine maker.

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trashcan

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homestead

  • noun the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
  • noun land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law

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streetlamp

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ranch

  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; cattle farm; cattle ranch.
  • verb manage or run a ranch
    • Her husband is ranching in Arizona

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starbursts

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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payphone

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; 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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streetlight

  • noun a lamp supported on a lamppost; for illuminating a street
    street lamp.

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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sunlike

Like or resembling the sun. "A spot of sunlike brilliancy." Tyndall.

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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fencepost

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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sidebar

  • noun (law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing
  • noun a short news story presenting sidelights on a major story

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; 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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luncheonette

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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airbase

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parked

  • adjective that have been left
    • there were four parked cars across the street
  • verb place temporarily
    park.
    • park the car in the yard
    • park the children with the in-laws
    • park your bag in this locker

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seyfert

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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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lamppost

  • noun a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)

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eatery

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; restaurant.

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starburst

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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koppie

  • noun a small hill rising up from the African veld
    kopje.

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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teashop

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    tearoom; teahouse; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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tethered

  • adjective satellite confined or restricted with or as if with a rope or chain
  • verb tie with a tether
    tether.
    • tether horses

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landmass

  • noun a large continuous extent of land
    land mass.

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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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dumpster

  • noun a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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supernova

  • noun a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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coatrack

  • noun a rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats
    coat rack; hatrack.

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idle

  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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supernova

  • noun a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

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extinguisher

  • noun a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires
    asphyxiator; fire extinguisher.

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supernova

  • noun a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

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moor

  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.

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geodesic

  • noun (mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere)
    geodesic line.
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geodesy
    geodetic; geodesical.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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barstool

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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spittoon

  • noun a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
    cuspidor.

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snooze

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; catnap; nap; short sleep; forty winks.
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    doze; drowse.

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cay

  • noun a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida
    Florida key; key.

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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flowerbed

  • noun a bed in which flowers are growing
    bed of flowers; flower bed.

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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rooftop

  • noun the top of a (usually flat) roof

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campground

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground.

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helipad

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; 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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wastebasket

  • noun a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish
    waste-paper basket; wastepaper basket; circular file; waste basket.

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orbit

  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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credenza

  • noun a kind of sideboard or buffet
    credence.

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someplace

  • adverb in or at or to some place; (`someplace' is used informally for `somewhere')
    somewhere.
    • she must be somewhere

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waterhole

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bivouac

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; camp; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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treetop

  • noun the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
    crown.

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roost

  • noun a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • noun a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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grazed

  • adjective satellite scraped or touched lightly in passing
    • his grazed and bleeding arm proved he had been in the line of fire
  • verb feed as in a meadow or pasture
    browse; pasture; graze; range; crop.
    • the herd was grazing

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laundromat

  • noun a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
    launderette.

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eatery

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; restaurant.

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; 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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alleyway

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

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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galaxy

  • noun a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)
  • noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
    Galax urceolata; wandflower; galax; beetleweed; coltsfoot.

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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hilltop

  • noun the peak of a hill
    brow.
    • the sun set behind the brow of distant hills

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airstrip

  • noun an airfield without normal airport facilities
    landing strip; flight strip; strip.

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loveseat

  • noun small sofa that seats two people
    vis-a-vis; love seat; tete-a-tete.

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gurgle

  • noun the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; guggle; ripple; bubble.
    • babbling brooks

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idling

  • noun having no employment
    idleness; loafing.
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    idle; tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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mainland

  • noun the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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stash

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; hoard.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; lay away; hive up; hoard.

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extragalactic

  • adjective outside or beyond a galaxy
    • extragalactic nebula

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vacationing

  • noun the act of taking a vacation
  • verb spend or take a vacation
    holiday; vacation.

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kissimmee

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

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campsite

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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mountaintops

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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hilltop

  • noun the peak of a hill
    brow.
    • the sun set behind the brow of distant hills

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faraway

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    far-off.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times
  • adjective satellite far removed mentally
    • a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes

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pizzeria

  • noun a shop where pizzas are made and sold
    pizza parlor; pizza shop.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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sandpit

  • noun a large pit in sandy ground from which sand is dug
  • noun a plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
    sandbox; sandpile.

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delicatessen

  • noun ready-to-eat food products
    delicatessen food.
  • noun a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
    deli; food shop.

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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foxhole

  • noun a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
    fox hole.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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americus

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campsite

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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steakhouse

  • noun a restaurant that specializes in steaks
    chophouse.

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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radiosonde

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somewhere

  • noun an indefinite or unknown location
    • they moved to somewhere in Spain
  • adverb in or at or to some place; (`someplace' is used informally for `somewhere')
    someplace.
    • she must be somewhere

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hacienda

  • noun a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
  • noun the main house on a ranch or large estate

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hogan

  • noun United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
    William Benjamin Hogan; Ben Hogan.
  • noun a Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east

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mountainside

  • noun the side or slope of a mountain
    versant.
    • conifer forests cover the eastern versant

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beach

  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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canyonlands

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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copse

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brush; brushwood.

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skulking

  • noun evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated
    malingering.
    • they developed a test to detect malingering
  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk; lurk.

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ashtray

  • noun a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes

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hoot

  • noun a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hiss; raspberry; bird; snort.

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riverbed

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

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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