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freeload

  • verb live off somebody's generosity
    • This young man refuses to work and is freeloading

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cayenned

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scarper

  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    lam; run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; escape; fly the coop; break away; scat; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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galligaskins

Loose hose or breeches; leather leg quards. The word is used loosely and often in a jocose sense.

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fub

A plump young person or child. Obs. Smart.

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icy

  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; frigid; glacial; wintry; frosty.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile
  • adjective satellite extremely cold
    polar; arctic; frigid; gelid; glacial.
    • an arctic climate
    • a frigid day
    • gelid waters of the North Atlantic
    • glacial winds
    • icy hands
    • polar weather

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cannonballing

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kilter

  • noun in working order
    kelter.
    • out of kilter
    • in good kilter

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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gallivant

  • verb wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
    jazz around; gad.

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spiel

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    line of gab; patter.
  • verb replay (as a melody)
    play.
    • Play it again, Sam
    • She played the third movement very beautifully

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haymow

  • noun a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; hayloft.

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strickle

  • noun an implement for sharpening scythes
  • noun a tool or rod used to level off grain or other granular material that is heaped in a measure

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scathless

Unharmed. R. L. Stevenson.
He, too, . . . is to be dismissed scathless. Sir W. Scott.

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freeload

  • verb live off somebody's generosity
    • This young man refuses to work and is freeloading

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shadower

  • noun a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
    tail; shadow.

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cordon

  • noun a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
  • noun cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

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sharpish

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cannonballed

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lickety

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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somewhither

To some indeterminate place; to some place or other.
Driven by the winds of temptation somewhither. Barrow.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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frostbite

  • noun destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
    cryopathy.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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discourteously

  • adverb in an impolite manner
    rudely; impolitely.
    • he treated her impolitely

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shale

  • noun a sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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shog

A shock; a jog; a violent concussion or impulse. R. or Scot.

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mixen

A compost heap; a dunghill. Chaucer. Tennyson.

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stretcher

  • noun a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting
  • noun a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it

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snubbers

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skive

  • verb remove the surface of
    • skive leather

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snub

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; rebuff.
  • noun a refusal to recognize someone you know
    cut; cold shoulder.
    • the snub was clearly intentional

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gallivant

  • verb wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
    jazz around; gad.

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firecracker

  • noun firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
    cracker; banger.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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yardage

  • noun distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
    • what is the yardage of this golf course?

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chump

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; mark.

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autoworker

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kedge

(Naut.) To move (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.

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beachy

Having a beach or beaches; formed by a beach or beaches; shingly.
The beachy girdle of the ocean. Shak.

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boldface

  • noun a typeface with thick heavy lines
    bold face; bold.
  • verb print in boldface

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gallivant

  • verb wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
    jazz around; gad.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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appositive

  • adjective relating to or being in apposition
    appositional.
    • an appositive noun

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mooch

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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nonrestrictive

  • adjective satellite not limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
    • the nonrestrictive clause in `I always buy his books, which have influenced me greatly,' refers to his books generally and adds an additional fact about them

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syphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    siphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    siphon.

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doorknocker

  • noun a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door
    rapper; knocker.

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hare

  • noun swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
  • noun flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
    rabbit.

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scattergun

  • noun firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
    shotgun.

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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piste

  • noun a flat rectangular area for fencing bouts
  • noun a ski run densely packed with snow

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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posthaste

Haste or speed in traveling, like that of a post or courier. Shak.

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jaunt

  • noun a journey taken for pleasure
    sashay; expedition; outing; pleasure trip; junket; excursion.
    • many summer excursions to the shore
    • it was merely a pleasure trip
    • after cautious sashays into the field
  • verb make a trip for pleasure
    travel; trip.

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hotfoot

  • noun a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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shotgun

  • noun firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
    scattergun.

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towel

  • noun a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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promisingly

  • adverb in an auspicious manner
    • the afternoon had begun so promisingly

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syphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    siphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    siphon.

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jaggedly

  • adverb with a ragged and uneven appearance
    raggedly.
    • a long beard, raggedly cut

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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dungeness

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galumph

  • verb move around heavily and clumsily
    • the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen

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firestorm

  • noun a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area
  • noun an outburst of controversy
    • the incident triggered a political firestorm

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raffle

  • noun a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
  • verb dispose of in a lottery
    raffle off.
    • We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas

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barstools

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slag

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    dross; scoria.
  • verb convert into slag

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thataway

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abseil

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    rappel.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    rappel; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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samar

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mooch

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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antialiasing

  • noun (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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hwy

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rappel

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    abseil.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    abseil; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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alalia

  • noun paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak

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raffle

  • noun a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
  • verb dispose of in a lottery
    raffle off.
    • We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas

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intermittency

  • noun the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping
    intermittence.

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whang

  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whack; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack
  • verb beat with force

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artemision

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skive

  • verb remove the surface of
    • skive leather

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rte

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cordon

  • noun a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
  • noun cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

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hunk

  • noun a well-built sexually attractive man
  • noun a large piece of something without definite shape
    lump.
    • a hunk of bread
    • a lump of coal

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hive

  • noun a teeming multitude
  • noun a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
    beehive.

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bimini

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skyrocket

  • noun propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
    rocket.
  • noun sends a firework display high into the sky
    rocket.

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gong

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick
    tam-tam.
  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    chime; bell.

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nukualofa

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tootle

  • noun the sound of casual playing on a musical instrument
    • he enjoyed hearing the tootles of their horns as the musicians warmed up
  • verb play (a musical instrument) casually
    • the saxophone player was tootling a sad melody

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inconclusively

  • adverb not conclusively
    • the meeting ended inconclusively

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ponce

  • noun a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses
  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; pimp; fancy man; pandar; panderer.

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righthander

  • noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left
    right-hander; right hander.

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uneventfully

  • adverb in an uneventful manner
    • the space shuttle landed uneventfully

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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mouille

(Phon.) Applied to certain consonants having a "liquid" or softened sound; e.g., in French, l or ll and gn (like the lli in million and ni in minion); in Italian, gl and gn; in Spanish, ll and ñ; in Portuguese, lh and nh.

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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trampoline

  • noun gymnastic apparatus consisting of a strong canvas sheet attached with springs to a metal frame; used for tumbling

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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precipitously

  • adverb very suddenly and to a great degree
    sharply.
    • conditions that precipitously increase the birthrate
    • prices rose sharply
  • adverb abruptly; in a precipitous manner
    • the mountains rose precipitously from the shore

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deacon

  • noun a Protestant layman who assists the minister
    Protestant deacon.
  • noun a cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders

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paxil

  • noun a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Paxil)
    paroxetime.

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mooch

  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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belay

  • noun something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
  • verb turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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sheerness

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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forrard

  • adverb at or to or toward the front; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
    forrad; forwards; forward; frontwards; frontward.
    • he faced forward
    • step forward
    • she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine

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