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stonefly

  • noun primitive winged insect with a flattened body; used as bait by fishermen; aquatic gilled larvae are carnivorous and live beneath stones
    plecopteran; stone fly.

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salmacis

  • noun nymph who merged with Hermaphroditus to form one body

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damselfly

  • noun slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest

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liriope

  • noun sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf
    genus Liriope.

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coronis

In Greek grammar, a sign ['] sometimes placed over a contracted syllable. W. W. Goodwin.

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spittlebug

  • noun small leaping herbivorous insect that lives in a mass of protective froth which it and its larvae secrete
    spittle insect.

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pleione

  • noun small genus of dwarf orchids; India to Thailand and Taiwan
    genus Pleione.

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mayfly

  • noun slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days
    shadfly; dayfly.

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egeria

  • noun small genus of dioecious tropical aquatic plants
    genus Egeria.

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octopod

  • noun a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell

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eucharis

(Bot.) A genus of South American amaryllidaceous plants with large and beautiful white blossoms.

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syrinx

  • noun a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
    pandean pipe; panpipe.
  • noun the vocal organ of a bird

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dragonfly

  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder; darning needle.

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chloris

  • noun tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass
    genus Chloris.

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tress

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; braid; plait.

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callisto

  • noun the second largest of Jupiter's satellites

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amble

  • noun a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    promenade; perambulation; saunter; stroll.
  • verb walk leisurely
    mosey.

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arethusa

  • noun any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers

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instar

  • noun an insect or other arthropod between molts

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calypso

  • noun rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf
    fairy-slipper; Calypso bulbosa.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years

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rustical

Rustic. "Rustical society." Thackeray. -- Rus"tic*al*ly, adv. -- Rus"tic*al*ness, n.

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thetis

  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus

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cicada

  • noun stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
    cicala.

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galatea

  • noun (Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers

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whitefly

  • noun minute insect that feeds on plant juices; related to scale insects

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argiope

  • noun the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders
    genus Argiope.

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leafhopper

  • noun small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants

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molt

  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    moult; ecdysis; moulting; molting.
  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    moult; exuviate; shed; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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naiad

  • noun submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water
    water nymph.
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains

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aigina

  • noun an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf
    Aegina.

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teeny

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; teensy; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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moult

  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    ecdysis; moulting; molt; molting.
  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    exuviate; shed; molt; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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nubile

  • adjective satellite of girls or women who are eligible to marry
    marriageable.

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erato

(Class. Myth.) The Muse who presided over lyric and amatory poetry.

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arcadian

  • adjective satellite (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
    bucolic; pastoral.
    • a country life of arcadian contentment
    • a pleasant bucolic scene
    • charming in its pastoral setting
    • rustic tranquility
  • noun an inhabitant of Arcadia

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maia

(Zoöl.) (a) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado). (b) A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).

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beauteous

  • adjective satellite (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight

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errant

  • adjective satellite straying from the right course or from accepted standards
    • errant youngsters
  • adjective satellite uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
    • an errant breeze

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caddis

A kind of worsted lace or ribbon. "Caddises, cambrics, lawns." Shak.

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aegina

  • noun an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf
    Aigina.
  • noun small medusa

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eponymous

  • adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
    eponymic.

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callirhoe

  • noun small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
    genus Callirhoe.

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daphne

  • noun any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo

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eurydice

  • noun (Greek mythology) the wife of Orpheus

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coy

  • adjective satellite affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    overmodest; demure.
  • adjective satellite showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement
    • a politician coy about his intentions

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smilax

  • noun fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration
    Asparagus asparagoides.
  • noun sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
    genus Smilax.

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damsel

  • noun a young unmarried woman
    damoiselle; damosel; demoiselle; damozel.

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unweighted

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melia

  • noun type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
    genus Melia.

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engorged

  • adjective satellite overfull as with blood
    congested.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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celestial

  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    heavenly.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body
  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    heavenly.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts

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scylla

A dangerous rock on the Italian coast opposite the whirpool Charybdis on the coast of Sicily, -- both personified in classical literature as ravenous monsters. The passage between them was formerly considered perilous; hence, the saying "Between Scylla and Charybdis," signifying a great peril on either hand.

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chaste

  • adjective morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
    • a holy woman innocent and chaste
  • adjective satellite pure and simple in design or style
    • a chaste border of conventionalized flowers

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leto

  • noun wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology
    Latona.

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queenly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen
    queenlike.
    • queenly propriety
    • clad in her queenly raiment
    • Rosetti's queenly portraits of women

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sabrina

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reclining

  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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complaining

  • adjective expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment
    complaintive.
    • a complaining boss
  • verb express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    plain; kvetch; sound off; kick; complain; quetch.
    • My mother complains all day
    • She has a lot to kick about

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woodland

  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; forest; timber.

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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muskrat

  • noun the brown fur of a muskrat
    muskrat fur.
  • noun beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown fur
    Ondatra zibethica; musquash.

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exulting

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; exult; jump for joy.

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grasshopper

  • noun terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
    hopper.
  • noun a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)

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repulse

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    snub; rebuff.
  • verb force or drive back
    repel; drive back; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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pensive

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; contemplative; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man
  • adjective satellite showing pensive sadness
    wistful.
    • the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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pomona

(Class. Myth.) The goddess of fruits and fruit trees.

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hapless

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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virginal

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

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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buxom

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous;
    zoftig; zaftig.
    • a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton

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smirk

  • noun a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
  • verb smile affectedly or derisively
    simper.

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tutelary

  • adjective satellite providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
    tutelar; custodial.
    • daycare that is educational and not just custodial
    • a guardian angel
    • tutelary gods

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sweet

  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.
  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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botticelli

  • noun Italian painter of mythological and religious paintings (1444-1510)
    Sandro Botticelli; Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi.

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mnemosyne

(Class Myth.) The goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.

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thessalian

Of or pertaining to Thessaly in Greece. Shak. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Thessaly.

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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sylvan

  • noun a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
    silvan.
  • adjective satellite relating to or characteristic of wooded regions
    silvan.
    • a shady sylvan glade

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divine

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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lovesick

  • adjective satellite languishing because of love
    • strong men behaving like lovesick boys

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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weighted

  • adjective satellite made heavy or weighted down with weariness
    leaden.
    • his leaden arms
    • weighted eyelids
  • verb weight down with a load
    burthen; weight down; weight; burden.

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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nereid

(Class. Myth.) A sea nymph, one of the daughters of Nereus, who were attendants upon Neptune, and were represented as riding on sea horses, sometimes with the human form entire, and sometimes with the tail of a fish.

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styx

(Class. Myth.) The principal river of the lower world, which had to be crossed in passing to the regions of the dead.

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heavenly

  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    celestial.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts
  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    celestial.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body

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circe

  • noun (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine

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legged

  • adjective having legs of a specified kind or number
    • four-legged animals
    • a peg-legged man

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nymph

  • noun (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
    • the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water
  • noun a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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thalia

(Class. Myth.) (a) That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy. (b) One of the three Graces. (c) One of the Nereids.

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bewitching

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; entrancing; enthralling; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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cockroach

  • noun any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
    roach.

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fisherman

  • noun someone whose occupation is catching fish
    fisher.

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hatched

  • adjective satellite emerged from an egg
  • verb emerge from the eggs
    hatch.
    • young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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loquacious

  • adjective satellite full of trivial conversation
    talky; gabby; garrulous; chatty; talkative.
    • kept from her housework by gabby neighbors

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calliope

  • noun a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
    steam organ.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry

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lovely

  • noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
    cover girl; pin-up.
  • adjective satellite appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

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ravish

  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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