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youngling

A young person; a youth; also, any animal in its early life. "More dear . . . than younglings to their dam." Spenser.
He will not be so willing, I think, to join with you as with us younglings. Ridley.

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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durn

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atrip

  • adjective satellite (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom
    aweigh.

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plaguy

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adverb in a disagreeable manner
    plaguey; plaguily.
    • it's so plaguey cold!

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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glooming

  • adjective satellite depressingly dark
    gloomy; gloomful; sulky.
    • the gloomy forest
    • the glooming interior of an old inn
    • `gloomful' is archaic

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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tarry

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; 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?
  • verb leave slowly and hesitantly
    linger.

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tucker

  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.
  • noun United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)
    Sophie Tucker.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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unendurable

  • adjective incapable of being put up with
    unbearable; intolerable.
    • an intolerable degree of sentimentality

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byway

  • noun a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
    bypath; byroad.

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twoscore

  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    xl; forty; 40.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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impregnable

  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    unattackable; secure; unassailable; inviolable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection
  • adjective satellite capable of conceiving
    conceptive.

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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unplayable

  • adjective not capable of or suitable for being played or played on
    • the golf ball was in an unplayable lie
    • the field was unplayable
    • some music seems almost unplayable

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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insupportable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
    unwarranted; unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible.

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putty

  • noun a dough-like mixture of whiting and boiled linseed oil; used especially to patch woodwork or secure panes of glass
  • verb apply putty in order to fix or fill
    • putty the window sash

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insuperable

  • adjective satellite impossible to surmount
    insurmountable.
  • adjective satellite incapable of being surmounted or excelled
    unconquerable.
    • insuperable odds
    • insuperable heroes

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distressingly

  • adverb unpleasantly
    painfully.
    • his ignorance was painfully obvious

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swoon

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    faint; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    pass out; faint; conk.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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swooning

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; faint; light-headed; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; faint; conk.

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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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impassable

  • adjective incapable of being passed
    unpassable.

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mighty

  • adjective satellite having or showing great strength or force or intensity
    • struck a mighty blow
    • the mighty logger Paul Bunyan
    • the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton
  • adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
    powerful; right; mightily.
    • the baby is mighty cute
    • he's mighty tired
    • it is powerful humid
    • that boy is powerful big now
    • they have a right nice place
    • they rejoiced mightily

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suffocate

  • verb deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    asphyxiate; smother.
    • Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow
    • The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor
  • verb impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
    stifle; asphyxiate; choke.
    • The foul air was slowly suffocating the children

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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famished

  • adjective satellite extremely hungry
    ravenous; sharp-set; esurient; starved.
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!

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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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untranslatable

  • adjective not capable of being put into another form or style or language
    • an untranslatable idiom
    • untranslatable art

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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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dizzy

  • verb make dizzy or giddy
    • a dizzying pace
  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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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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unbearable

  • adjective incapable of being put up with
    unendurable; intolerable.
    • an intolerable degree of sentimentality

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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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beggar

  • noun a pauper who lives by begging
    mendicant.
  • verb be beyond the resources of
    • This beggars description!

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f

  • noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
    degree Fahrenheit.

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exterminated

  • adjective satellite destroyed completely
    annihilated; wiped out.
  • verb kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many
    kill off; exterminate.
    • Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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nigher

  • adverb (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance
    closer; nearer.
    • come closer, my dear!
    • they drew nearer
    • getting nearer to the true explanation
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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durned

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insurmountable

  • adjective not capable of being surmounted or overcome
    unsurmountable.
    • insurmountable disadvantages
  • adjective satellite impossible to surmount
    insuperable.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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indecipherable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; unreadable; undecipherable.
    • indecipherable handwriting
  • adjective satellite impossible to determine the meaning of
    • an indecipherable message

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tanya

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insolvable

  • adjective satellite not easily solved
    unsoluble; unsolvable; unresolvable.
    • an apparantly insolvable problem
    • public finance...had long presented problems unsolvable or at least unsolved"- C.L.Jones

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flaunt

  • noun the act of displaying something ostentatiously
    • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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depopulated

  • adjective satellite having lost inhabitants as by war or disease
    • the 15th century plagues left vast areas of Europe depopulated
  • verb reduce in population
    desolate; depopulate.
    • The epidemic depopulated the countryside

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perilously

  • adverb in a dangerous manner
    hazardously; dangerously.
    • he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge

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irresistible

  • adjective impossible to resist; overpowering
    resistless.
    • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
    • what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
  • adjective satellite overpoweringly attractive
    • irresistible beauty

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be

  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer
  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.

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unbeatable

  • adjective satellite hard to defeat
    • an unbeatable ball team
  • adjective satellite incapable of being overcome or subdued
    unvanquishable; invincible.
    • an invincible army
    • her invincible spirit

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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cloy

  • verb supply or feed to surfeit
    surfeit.
  • verb cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
    pall.
    • Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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unto

To; -- now used only in antiquated, formal, or scriptural style. See To.

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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capsizing

  • noun (nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water
  • verb overturn accidentally
    turtle; capsize; turn turtle.
    • Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!

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waken

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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fourscore

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
    LXXX; 80; eighty.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than seventy
    lxxx; 80; eighty.

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irrefragable

Not refragable; not to be gainsaid or denied; not to be refuted or overthrown; unanswerable; incontestable; undeniable; as, an irrefragable argument; irrefragable evidence. -- Ir*ref"ra*ga*ble*ness, n. -- Ir*ref"ra*ga*bly, adv. Syn. -- Incontrovertible; unanswerable; indisputable; unquestionable; incontestable; indubitable; undeniable; irrefutable.

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placard

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; posting; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • verb post in a public place

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attaint

  • verb bring shame or dishonor upon
    disgrace; dishonour; dishonor; shame.
    • he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime
  • verb condemn by attainder
    • the man was attainted

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pawnee

  • noun a member of the Pawnee nation formerly living in Nebraska and Kansas but now largely in Oklahoma
  • noun the Caddoan language spoken by the Pawnee

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throttle

  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle valve; accelerator.
  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    gas pedal; accelerator pedal; accelerator; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas

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stalls

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    horse barn; stable.
  • noun a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
    stall.

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ineradicable

  • adjective not able to be destroyed or rooted out
    • ineradicable superstitions

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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intolerable

  • adjective incapable of being put up with
    unbearable; unendurable.
    • an intolerable degree of sentimentality

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thoroughfare

  • noun a public road from one place to another

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unsupportable

  • adjective satellite not able to be supported or defended

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pert

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; irreverent.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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faultless

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    impeccable; immaculate.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record

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haunted

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; obsessed; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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overmaster

  • verb overcome by superior force
    overpower; overwhelm.

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git

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'

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invulnerable

  • adjective immune to attack; impregnable
    • gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs

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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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deafened

  • adjective satellite caused to hear poorly or not at all
  • verb be unbearably loud
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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midsummer

  • noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
    June 21; summer solstice.

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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drawn

  • adjective satellite showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    careworn; raddled; haggard; worn.
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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hopeless

  • adjective without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
    • in an agony of hopeless grief
    • with a hopeless sigh he sat down
  • adjective satellite of a person unable to do something skillfully
    • I'm hopeless at mathematics

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ronald

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choked

  • adjective satellite stopped up; clogged up
    clogged.
    • clogged pipes
    • clogged up freeways
    • streets choked with traffic
  • verb breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
    choke.
    • She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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inexhaustible

  • adjective satellite that cannot be entirely consumed or used up
    unlimited.
    • an inexhaustible supply of coal
  • adjective incapable of being entirely consumed or used up
    • an inexhaustible supply of coal

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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impenetrable

  • adjective not admitting of penetration or passage into or through
    • an impenetrable fortress
    • impenetrable rain forests
  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; dense.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom

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proportionally

  • adverb to a proportionate degree
    proportionately.
    • your salary will rise proportionately to your workload

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unsurpassable

  • adjective satellite not to be exceeded
    • unsurpassable skill
    • unsurpassable standards of workmanship

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approaching

  • noun the event of one object coming closer to another
    approach.
  • noun the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    coming; approach.
    • the approach of winter

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resistless

  • adjective impossible to resist; overpowering
    irresistible.
    • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
    • what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    supine; unresisting.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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darn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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despair

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    desperation.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
    • they moaned in despair and dismay
    • one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair

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deliverer

  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; savior.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Jesus Christ.

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depopulate

  • verb reduce in population
    desolate.
    • The epidemic depopulated the countryside

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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penniless

  • adjective satellite not having enough money to pay for necessities
    pinched; penurious; in straitened circumstances; impecunious; hard up.

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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indestructible

  • adjective not easily destroyed
  • adjective satellite very long lasting
    perdurable; durable; undestroyable.
    • less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys
    • the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; 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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unsurmountable

  • adjective not capable of being surmounted or overcome
    insurmountable.
    • insurmountable disadvantages
  • adjective satellite incapable of being surmounted or climbed
    unclimbable.

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tempest

  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    storm.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot
  • noun (literary) a violent wind
    • a tempest swept over the island

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insufferable

  • adjective satellite used of persons or their behavior
    unsufferable; impossible; unacceptable.
    • impossible behavior
    • insufferable insolence

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covert

  • noun a flock of coots
  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; screen; cover.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

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invincible

  • adjective satellite incapable of being overcome or subdued
    unvanquishable; unbeatable.
    • an invincible army
    • her invincible spirit

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sick

  • noun people who are sick
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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impossible

  • noun something that cannot be done
    • his assignment verged on the impossible
  • adjective not capable of occurring or being accomplished or dealt with
    • an impossible dream
    • an impossible situation

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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unstoppable

  • adjective not capable of being stopped
    • as unstoppable as the wind

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Collocation words for "nigh" are words related to "nigh" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "nigh" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "nigh" or by the count of syllables each word has.