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unpardonably

  • adverb in an unpardonable manner or to an unpardonable degree
    unforgivably; inexcusably.
    • he was inexcusably cruel to his wife

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nonsexual

  • adjective not having or involving sex
    asexual.
    • an asexual spore
    • asexual reproduction

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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pathogen

  • noun any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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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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pollen

  • noun the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant

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mortally

  • adverb in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.)
    • a being of whom the forest Indians are said to be mortally afraid, with a hoof shaped like the heel of a bottle

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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discontinue

  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
    quit; lay off; stop; give up; cease.
    • Quit teasing your little brother
  • verb come to or be at an end
    • the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31

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trajectory

  • noun the path followed by an object moving through space
    flight.

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needlessly

  • adverb without need
    • it would needlessly bring badness into the world

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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allegedly

  • adverb according to what has been alleged
    • he was on trial for allegedly murdering his wife

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motorist

  • noun someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile
    automobilist.

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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unintentionally

  • adverb without intention; in an unintentional manner
    accidentally.
    • she hit him unintentionally

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allergenic

  • adjective relating to or having the effect of an allergen

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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antigen

  • noun any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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tackle

  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the right tackle is a straight A student
  • noun gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
    rigging.

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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acquisitive

  • adjective eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
    • an acquisitive mind
    • an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied

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disaccharide

  • noun any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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neuroleptic

  • noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
    antipsychotic; neuroleptic agent; major tranquilliser; antipsychotic agent; major tranquilizer; antipsychotic drug; neuroleptic drug; major tranquillizer.

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persistent

  • adjective satellite never-ceasing
    unrelenting; relentless.
    • the relentless beat of the drums
  • adjective satellite continually recurring to the mind
    haunting.
    • haunting memories
    • the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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medication

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medicament; medicinal drug.
  • noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies

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nonviolent

  • adjective abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
  • adjective satellite achieved without bloodshed
    unbloody.
    • an unbloody transfer of power

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    juvenile delinquent.
  • adjective satellite guilty of a misdeed
    • delinquent minors

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headgear

  • noun clothing for the head
    headdress.
  • noun the hoist at the pithead of a mine

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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grievously

  • adverb in a grievous manner
    • the resolute but unbroken Germany, grievously wounded but far from destruction, was able to lay the firm foundations for military revival

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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inadvertently

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unknowingly; unwittingly.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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advertiser

  • noun someone whose business is advertising
    adman; advertizer.

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youthful

  • adjective satellite suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
    vernal; young.
    • he is young for his age

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medication

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medicament; medicinal drug.
  • noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies

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sexually

  • adverb with respect to sexuality
    • sexually ambiguous
  • adverb by sexual means
    • reproduce sexually

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motorist

  • noun someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile
    automobilist.

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discontinue

  • verb put an end to a state or an activity
    quit; lay off; stop; give up; cease.
    • Quit teasing your little brother
  • verb come to or be at an end
    • the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31

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morsel

  • noun a small quantity of anything
    • a morsel of paper was all he needed
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; bite.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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missive

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    letter.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor

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penalize

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    punish; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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utensil

  • noun an implement for practical use (especially in a household)

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gratuitously

  • adverb in an uncalled-for manner
    • he insulted us gratuitously

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spouse

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; married person; mate; better half.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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reducing

  • noun any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
    reduction.
  • noun loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer
    • a doctor supervised her reducing

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cleric

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    divine; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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repeat

  • noun an event that repeats
    repetition.
    • the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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antipsychotic

  • noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
    neuroleptic agent; major tranquilliser; neuroleptic; antipsychotic agent; major tranquilizer; antipsychotic drug; neuroleptic drug; major tranquillizer.

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unwittingly

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unknowingly; inadvertently.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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pathogen

  • noun any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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career

  • noun the particular occupation for which you are trained
    vocation; calling.
  • noun the general progression of your working or professional life
    life history.
    • the general had had a distinguished career
    • he had a long career in the law

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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antibiotic

  • noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
    antibiotic drug.
    • when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs
  • adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs

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irreparably

  • adverb in an irreparable manner or to an irreparable degree

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sensibility

  • noun mental responsiveness and awareness
    aesthesia; esthesia.
  • noun refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions
    • cruelty offended his sensibility

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potentially

  • adverb with a possibility of becoming actual
    • he is potentially dangerous
    • potentially useful

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odor

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odour; aroma; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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accredited

  • adjective satellite given official approval to act
    licenced; commissioned; licensed.
    • an accredited college
    • commissioned broker
    • licensed pharmacist
    • authorized representative
  • verb grant credentials to
    recognize; recognise; accredit.
    • The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
    • recognize an academic degree

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quadruped

  • noun an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
  • adjective having four feet
    quadrupedal; four-footed.

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wilfully

  • adverb in a willful manner
    willfully.
    • she had willfully deceived me

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eyelash

  • noun any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
    lash; cilium.

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unduly

  • adverb to an undue degree
    • she was unduly pessimistic about her future

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foodstuff

  • noun (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
    grocery.
  • noun a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
    food product.

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chronic

  • adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
    • chronic indigestion
    • a chronic shortage of funds
    • a chronic invalid
  • adjective satellite of long duration
    continuing.
    • chronic money problems

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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analyse

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb break down into components or essential features
    analyze.
    • analyze today's financial market

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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without

On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

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polluter

  • noun a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
    defiler.

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wantonly

  • adverb in a wanton manner
    • the animals were killed wantonly for sport
  • adverb in a licentious and promiscuous manner
    promiscuously; licentiously.
    • this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously

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irritant

  • noun something that causes irritation and annoyance
    thorn.
    • he's a thorn in my flesh

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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billboard

  • noun large outdoor signboard
    hoarding.

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unknowingly

  • adverb without knowledge or intention
    unwittingly; inadvertently.
    • he unwittingly deleted the references

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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purist

  • noun someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)

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stopping

  • noun fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
    fillet.
  • noun the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
    • the violinist's stopping was excellent

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behavior

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; conduct.
  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behaviour.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments

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adolescent

  • noun a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
    teen; teenager; stripling.
  • adjective relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
    • adolescent problems

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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arthropod

  • noun invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

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prevent

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
    keep.
    • We must prevent the cancer from spreading
    • His snoring kept me from falling asleep
    • Keep the child from eating the marbles

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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punish

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    penalize; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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prosecute

  • verb conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • verb bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    • The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson

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culprit

  • noun someone who perpetrates wrongdoing
    perpetrator.

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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polluter

  • noun a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
    defiler.

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avoid

  • verb stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
    • Her former friends now avoid her
  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike

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blemish

  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    defect; mar.
    • a facial blemish
  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; disfigure.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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howsoever

In what manner soever; to whatever degree or extent; however.
I am glad he's come, howsoever he comes. Shak.

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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blatantly

  • adverb in a blatant manner
    • they blatantly violated the laws

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antigen

  • noun any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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chronically

  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    inveterate.
    • smoking chronically
  • adverb in a slowly developing and long lasting manner
    • chronically ill persons

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anyone

One taken at random rather than by selection; anybody. Commonly written as two words.

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collar

  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    neckband.
  • noun (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

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cleric

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    divine; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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