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proven

  • adjective established beyond doubt
    proved.
    • a proven liar
    • a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness
  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive

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irretentive

Not retentive; as, an irretentive memory.

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proved

  • adjective established beyond doubt
    proven.
    • a proven liar
    • a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness
  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive

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tightfisted

  • adjective satellite unwilling to part with money
    hardfisted; closefisted.

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descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Rene Descartes.

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substanceless

Having no substance; unsubstantial. R. Coleridge.

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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wizard

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician; sorcerer.

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closemouthed

  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; tightlipped; closelipped; secretive.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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philologist

  • noun a humanist specializing in classical scholarship
    philologue.

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undependable

  • adjective not worthy of reliance or trust
    unreliable.
    • in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable
    • an undependable assistant
  • adjective satellite liable to be erroneous or misleading
    unreliable.
    • an undependable generalization

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hume

  • noun Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
    David Hume.

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fickle

  • adjective satellite marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
    volatile.
    • fickle friends
    • a flirt's volatile affections
  • adjective satellite liable to sudden unpredictable change
    mercurial; erratic; quicksilver.
    • erratic behavior
    • fickle weather
    • mercurial twists of temperament
    • a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next

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kant

  • noun influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)
    Immanuel Kant.

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unreliable

  • adjective satellite liable to be erroneous or misleading
    undependable.
    • an undependable generalization
  • adjective not worthy of reliance or trust
    undependable.
    • in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable
    • an undependable assistant

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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finicky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; picky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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remains

  • noun any object that is left unused or still extant
    • I threw out the remains of my dinner
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    clay; corpse; stiff; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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picky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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thatcher

  • noun someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage
  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Iron Lady; Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Hilda Thatcher; Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

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reclusive

  • adjective satellite withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
    recluse; withdrawn.
    • lived an unsocial reclusive life
  • adjective satellite providing privacy or seclusion
    secluded; sequestered; cloistered.
    • the cloistered academic world of books
    • sat close together in the sequestered pergola
    • sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree
    • a secluded romantic spot

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wittgenstein

  • noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
    Ludwig Wittgenstein; Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein.

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antiunion

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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stingy

  • adjective unwilling to spend
    ungenerous.
    • she practices economy without being stingy
    • an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds
  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    scrimpy; meager; meagerly; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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arc

  • noun electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    discharge; spark; electric arc; electric discharge.
  • noun a continuous portion of a circle

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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underfunded

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carnival

  • noun a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
  • noun a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
    circus.
    • it was so funny it was a circus
    • the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere

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overstaffed

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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litigious

  • adjective of or relating to litigation
  • adjective satellite inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
    disputatious; combative; contentious; disputative.
    • a style described as abrasive and contentious
    • a disputatious lawyer
    • a litigious and acrimonious spirit

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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absentminded

  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; scatty; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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understaffed

  • adjective satellite inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
    undermanned; short-staffed; short-handed.
    • they're rather short-handed at the moment
    • overcrowded and understaffed hospitals

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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underpowered

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aristotle

  • noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC)

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polysemous

  • adjective satellite of words; having many meanings
    polysemantic.

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hobbes

  • noun English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
    Thomas Hobbes.

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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intemperance

  • noun the quality of being intemperate
  • noun consumption of alcoholic drinks
    intemperateness.

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insalubrious

  • adjective satellite detrimental to health
    unhealthful; unhealthy.

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exile

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    expatriate; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • noun a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
    deportee.

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imprecise

  • adjective not precise
    • imprecise astronomical observations
    • the terms he used were imprecise and emotional

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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freud

  • noun Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
    Sigmund Freud.

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untrustworthy

  • adjective not worthy of trust or belief
    untrusty.
    • an untrustworthy person

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though

  • adverb (postpositive) however
    • it might be unpleasant, though

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inaccurate

  • adjective not exact
    • an inaccurate translation
    • the thermometer is inaccurate

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plato

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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softhearted

  • adjective easily moved to pity or sorrow
    soft-boiled.
    • a softhearted judge

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otherwise

  • adjective satellite other than as supposed or expected
    • the outcome was otherwise
  • adverb in other respects or ways
    • he is otherwise normal
    • the funds are not otherwise available
    • an otherwise hopeless situation

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fallible

  • adjective likely to fail or make errors
    • everyone is fallible to some degree
  • adjective satellite wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
    weak; imperfect; frail.
    • I'm only a fallible human
    • frail humanity

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boar

  • noun Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States
    Sus scrofa; wild boar.
  • noun an uncastrated male hog

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misogynistic

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynous.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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hegel

  • noun German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

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lax

  • adjective satellite lacking in rigor or strictness
    slack.
    • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
    • lax in attending classes
    • slack in maintaining discipline
  • adjective pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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prove

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    shew; demonstrate; show; establish.
    • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
    • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

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venal

  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; purchasable; corruptible; dishonest.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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homophobic

  • adjective satellite prejudiced against homosexual people

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electorate

  • noun the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

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antilabor

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although

Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.
Although all shall be offended, yet will no I. Mark xiv. 29.
Syn. -- Although, Though. Although, which originally was perhaps more emphatic than though, is now interchangeable with it in the sense given above. Euphonic consideration determines the choice.

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secretive

  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; tightlipped; closelipped; closemouthed.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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unselective

  • adjective satellite not selective or discriminating; her choices seemed completely random"
    • unselective in her reading habits

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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resistent

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always

  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    ever; e'er.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy
  • adverb without variation or change, in every case
    constantly; invariably.
    • constantly kind and gracious
    • he always arrives on time

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misogynist

  • noun a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
    woman hater.

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already

  • adverb prior to a specified or implied time
    • she has already graduated

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tricky

  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    slippery.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    catchy.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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slippery

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippy.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain
  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    tricky.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

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once

  • adverb on one occasion
    one time; in one case.
    • once I ran into her
  • adverb as soon as
    • once we are home, we can rest

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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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so

  • noun the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    soh; sol.
  • adverb to a very great extent or degree
    • the idea is so obvious
    • never been so happy
    • I love you so
    • my head aches so!

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untruthful

  • adjective not expressing or given to expressing the truth
    • the statement given under oath was untruthful
    • an untruthful person

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equally

  • adverb to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    every bit; as.
    • they were equally beautiful
    • birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    • sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    • he is every bit as mean as she is
  • adverb in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    evenly.
    • a class evenly divided between girls and boys
    • they split their winnings equally
    • deal equally with rich and poor

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clannish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a clan especially in being unified
    • clannish loyalty
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    cliquish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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inept

  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; ill-chosen; inapt; clumsy; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?
  • adjective satellite generally incompetent and ineffectual
    feckless.
    • feckless attempts to repair the plumbing
    • inept handling of the account

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prove

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    shew; demonstrate; show; establish.
    • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
    • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

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skittish

  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    flighty; spooky; nervous.

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miscarriage

  • noun failure of a plan
    abortion.
  • noun a natural loss of the products of conception
    spontaneous abortion; stillbirth.

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parsimonious

  • adjective satellite excessively unwilling to spend
    penurious.
    • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
    • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

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themselves

The plural of himself, herself, and itself. See Himself, Herself, Itself.

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overoptimistic

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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cagey

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; clever.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    cagy; chary.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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antisemitic

  • adjective relating to or characterized by anti-Semitism; hating Jews
    anti-semitic.

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whose

The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.
Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee. Gen. xxiv. 23.
The question whose solution I require. Dryden.

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reticent

  • adjective satellite temperamentally disinclined to talk
    untalkative.
  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    unemotional; restrained.

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both

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
    • both girls are pretty

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touchy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    thin-skinned; huffy; feisty.
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    delicate; ticklish.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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penurious

  • adjective satellite not having enough money to pay for necessities
    pinched; penniless; in straitened circumstances; impecunious; hard up.
  • adjective satellite excessively unwilling to spend
    parsimonious.
    • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
    • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

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itself

The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.
Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke.

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uncooperative

  • adjective unwilling to cooperate
    • an uncooperative witness
  • adjective satellite intentionally unaccommodating
    disobliging.
    • the action was not offensive to him but proved somewhat disobliging

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hitherto

  • adverb used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
    til now; so far; up to now; heretofore; thus far; until now; as yet; yet.
    • So far he hasn't called
    • the sun isn't up yet

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inefficient

  • adjective not producing desired results; wasteful
    • an inefficient campaign against drugs
    • outdated and inefficient design and methods
  • adjective satellite lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate
    ineffective.
    • an ineffective administration
    • inefficient workers

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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xenophobic

  • adjective satellite suffering from xenophobia; having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign

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himself

An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
But he himself returned from the quarries. Judges iii. 19.
David hid himself in the field. 1 Sam. xx. 24.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign. Is. vii. 14.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people. Titus ii. 14.
With shame remembers, while himself was one Of the same herd, himself the same had done. Denham.
Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.
It comprehendeth in himself all good. Chaucer.

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promiscuous

  • adjective satellite not selective of a single class or person
    • Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    sluttish; wanton; light; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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becoming

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; become; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!

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profligate

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rip; rakehell; blood; roue.
  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    prodigal; squanderer.

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Collocation words for "notoriously" are words related to "notoriously" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "notoriously" (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 "notoriously" or by the count of syllables each word has.