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A blusterer; a bully. Obs. -- a. Blustering; swaggering. Obs. Bp. Hall.

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Not formidable; not to be feared or dreaded. Obs. "Foe not informidable." Milton.

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  • adjective of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics
    • obstetric hospital

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  • noun the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
    weft; filling; pick.

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  • noun a dull resonant sound as of a bell
  • verb ring loudly and deeply
    • the big bell bonged

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To be suspicious of; to have suspicion. Obs.
I do not misdoubt my wife. Shak.

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  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yelp.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yelp; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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To be sluggish or lazy; to be confused. Obs. Shak.

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  • adjective satellite of illegal marriage to a second person while legally married to a first

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  • noun a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

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(Zoöl.) Like or pertaining to the genus Didus, or the dodo.

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  • noun a can for storing tea
    tea caddy.
  • verb act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player

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Obtained by entreaty. Obs. Ld. Herbert.

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  • noun an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

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  • noun a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
  • verb travel on snowshoes
    • After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store

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  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    singultus; hiccough.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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  • verb remove the pins from; unfasten the pins of

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  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Yogi Berra.

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  • verb get undressed
    peel; strip down; undress; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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  • verb produce and discharge eggs
    • women ovulate about once every month

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  • noun a witty saying
  • noun witty remark
    wisecrack; sally; crack.

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  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    singultus; hiccough.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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  • noun witty remark
    sally; quip; crack.
  • verb make a comment, usually ironic

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  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Hassid.

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  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    tear; bout; bust.
    • they went on a bust that lasted three days

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  • noun worthless people
  • noun a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

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  • noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
  • verb make a loud noise
    toot; claxon; blare; honk.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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  • noun open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
  • verb engage in a mutiny against an authority

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  • noun nocturnal fruit-eating bird of South America that has fatty young yielding an oil that is used instead of butter
    Steatornis caripensis; oilbird.

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  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    miaow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb cry like a cat
    • the cat meowed

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  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    gratify; indulge.

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  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    hiccup; singultus.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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  • noun the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
    snuffle; snivel.
  • verb cry or whine with snuffling
    blubber; snuffle; snivel; blub.
    • Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!

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  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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

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  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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  • verb make or become free of frost or ice
    de-ice; deice.
    • Defrost the car window

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  • 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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  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.

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  • 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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  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; flip; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • verb do a somersault

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  • adverb in a memorable manner
    • Horowitz could play Chopin memorably

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  • noun informal terms for the mouth
    maw; gob; trap; cakehole; hole.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yelp.
    • the puppies yelped

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  • adjective satellite moving upward or along at a considerable height
    • some highflying fighter pilot fired a cannon shell into it
  • adjective satellite extravagant or ambitious or extreme in aims or opinions
    • they did not understand what had happend at the once highflying company

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  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; howl; yammer.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert

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  • noun small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
  • verb travel by canoe
    • canoe along the canal

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  • adjective satellite bursting into flower
    • flowering spring trees

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  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun the act of making something legally void

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  • noun a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
  • verb greet with a salaam

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  • verb flatter in an obsequious manner

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  • adjective satellite treated with some kind of application
    • a mustache dosed with bear grease
  • verb treat with an agent; add (an agent) to
    • The ray dosed the paint

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Bringing health; healthy; salutary; beneficial; as, salutiferous air. R.
Innumerable powers, all of them salutiferous. Cudworth.
Syn. -- Healthful; healthy; salutary; salubrious.

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  • verb cause to break up or cease to function
    • the principal disbanded the political student organization
  • verb stop functioning or cohering as a unit
    • The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting

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  • adverb in a manner or to an extent that is well known
    • in his famously anecdotal style
  • adverb extremely well
    excellently; splendidly; magnificently.
    • he did splendidly in the exam
    • we got along famously

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  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burglarise.

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  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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  • verb fix firmly
    • He ensconced himself in the chair

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  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate.
    • She kept reiterating her request
  • verb run or be performed again
    • the function iterates

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  • noun a humorous play on words
    punning; wordplay; paronomasia.
    • I do it for the pun of it
    • his constant punning irritated her
  • verb make a play on words
    • Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning

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  • noun an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
    • a bad case of the heaves
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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  • noun the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    celestial orbit.
    • he plotted the orbit of the moon
  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; sphere; area; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit

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  • noun (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
  • verb do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance

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Of or pertaining to scenery; of the nature of scenery; theatrical.
All these situations communicate a scenical animation to the wild romance, if treated dramatically. De Quincey.

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  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; bony; emaciated; cadaverous; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

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  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change
  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; snarf; cabbage.

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  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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To promulgate; to publish or teach. Blackstone.
Extraordinary doctrines these for the age in which they were promulged. Prescott.

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  • verb bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
  • verb bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    kowtow; scrape.

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  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
  • verb originate (in)
    lie in; consist; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

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  • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
    sternutation; sneezing.
  • verb exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
    • Pepper makes me sneeze

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  • noun (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    suggestion; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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  • verb meet formally
    • The council convened last week
  • verb call together
    • The students were convened in the auditorium

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  • verb be teeming, be abuzz
    swarm; pullulate.
    • The garden was swarming with bees
    • The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    • her mind pullulated with worries
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; stream; pour; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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  • verb have a bowel movement
    take a shit; crap; make; stool; ca-ca; take a crap; shit.
    • The dog had made in the flower beds

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  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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  • noun small Indian lettuce of northern regions
    water chickweed; Montia lamprosperma; blinking chickweed.
  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; eye blink; nictation; blinking; blink; wink.

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  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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A vain or blustering boaster; a braggart; a braggadocio. Sir T. Herbert.

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Domestic. Obs.
Our private and domestical matter. Sir. P. Sidney.

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

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  • noun a hearty draft
  • verb to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
    gulp; swig.
    • The men gulped down their beers

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  • noun any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
  • verb deceive by a mock action
    • The midfielder feinted to shoot

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  • verb transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location

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  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; eructation; belching.
  • verb expel gas from the stomach
    belch; bubble; eruct.
    • In China it is polite to burp at the table

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  • adverb in an intramuscular way
    • administer the drug intramuscularly

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  • adjective satellite striving to overcome in argument
    combative; agonistic.
    • a dialectical and agonistic approach

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  • noun a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    field day; outing.
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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  • verb engage in sexual intercourse
    pair; couple; mate.
    • Birds mate in the Spring

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  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    • The smoker coughs all day

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  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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  • noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    auditory sense; sense of hearing; auditory modality; hearing.
    • his hearing was impaired
  • noun a test of the suitability of a performer

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  • noun bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
  • verb bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

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  • verb get used to a certain climate
    acclimate; acclimatize.
    • They never acclimatized in Egypt

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  • noun bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
  • verb bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

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  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; jest; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; jest.

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  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; baste; tacking.
  • noun moistening a roast as it is cooking

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  • verb recite a rhapsody
  • verb say (something) with great enthusiasm

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  • verb reappear on the surface
  • verb cover with a new surface

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  • noun farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    spread; cattle farm; cattle ranch.
  • verb manage or run a ranch
    • Her husband is ranching in Arizona

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