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twelvepenny

, Sold for a shilling; worth or costing a shilling.

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platyrhini

(Zoöl.) A division of monkeys, including the American species, which have a broad nasal septum, thirty-six teeth, and usually a prehensile tail. See Monkey. Written also Platyrrhini.

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boringly

  • adverb in a tedious manner
    tediously; tiresomely.
    • boringly slow work
    • he plodded tediously forward

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wanness

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; luridness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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numbing

  • adjective satellite causing numbness or insensitivity
    • the numbing effect of grief
  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; blunt; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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whiskerless

  • adjective satellite having no beard
    beardless.

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disappointingly

  • adverb in a disappointing manner
    • the discoverer of argon, Sir William Ramsay, looked disappointingly ordinary

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pentadactyle

(Anat.) Having five digits to the hand or foot.

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depressingly

  • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

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chondrite

  • noun a rock of meteoric origin containing chondrules

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undistributed

  • adjective satellite (of investments) not distributed among a variety of securities

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transmute

  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transform; metamorphose.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transform; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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filmgoer

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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collator

One who collates manuscripts, books, etc. Addison.

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deceptively

  • adverb in a misleading way
    misleadingly; deceivingly.
    • the exam looked deceptively easy

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resurrection

  • noun (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
    Resurrection of Christ; Christ's Resurrection.
  • noun a revival from inactivity and disuse
    • it produced a resurrection of hope

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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zimbabwean

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Zimbabwe or its people

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empower

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; indue; endow.

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rwandan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Rwanda
  • adjective of or pertaining to Rwanda
    Ruandan.
    • Rwandan mountains

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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multure

(Scots Law) The toll for grinding grain. Erskine.

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nonhomogeneous

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freakishness

  • noun marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal
    abnormality.

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transfigure

  • verb elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    glorify; spiritualize.
  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transmogrify; metamorphose.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection

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baryonic

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contravene

  • verb go against, as of rules and laws
    run afoul; infringe; conflict.
    • He ran afoul of the law
    • This behavior conflicts with our rules
  • verb deny the truth of
    negate; contradict.

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visnomy

Face; countenance. Colloq. Spenser. Lamb.

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disarming

  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
    disarmament.
    • the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete
  • verb remove offensive capability from
    demilitarise; disarm; demilitarize.

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theatregoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatergoer.

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comfortingly

  • adverb in a comforting or consoling manner
    consolingly.
    • one part of a strange world should be given a comfortingly familiar form

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transcend

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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glaswegian

  • noun an inhabitant of Glasgow
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Glasgow or its inhabitants

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recognisable

  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    recognizable; placeable.

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chondritic

  • adjective having a granular structure like that of chondrites
    granular.

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reassuringly

  • adverb in a reassuring manner
    • the prime minister pointed reassuringly to the silence of the British press

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mozambican

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Mozambique
  • adjective of or relating to or located in Mozambique
    • Mozambican towns

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horrify

  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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35th

  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of thirty-five in counting order
    thirty-fifth.

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malawian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Malawi
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Malawi or its people or culture
    • Malawian hills
    • Malawian soldiers

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untaught

  • adjective satellite lacking in schooling
    unschooled; untutored.
    • untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient
    • an untutored genius
    • uneducated children
  • verb cause to disbelieve; teach someone the contrary of what he or she had learned earlier
    unteach.

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defy

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    withstand; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    resist; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation

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decency

  • noun the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
  • noun the quality of being polite and respectable

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nonlinear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree

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acceptation

  • noun acceptance as true or valid
  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; word sense.

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seemingly

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor

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acceptation

  • noun acceptance as true or valid
  • noun the accepted meaning of a word
    word meaning; word sense.

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dignifying

  • adjective satellite investing with dignity or honor
    ennobling.
    • the dignifying effect of his presence
    • the ennobling influence of cultural surroundings
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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zambian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Zambia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Zambia or its people

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equilibrate

  • verb bring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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huyghenian

Pertaining to, or invented by, Christian Huyghens, a Dutch astronomer of the seventeenth century; as, the Huyghenian telescope.

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36th

  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of thirty-six in counting order
    thirty-sixth.

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sightseer

  • noun a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
    tripper; rubberneck; excursionist.

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empower

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; indue; endow.

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combustible

  • noun a substance that can be burned to provide heat or power
    combustible material.
  • adjective capable of igniting and burning

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imbue

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb fill, soak, or imbue totally
    soak.
    • soak the bandage with disinfectant

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avocation

  • noun an auxiliary activity
    sideline; spare-time activity; by-line; pursuit; hobby.

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imbue

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb fill, soak, or imbue totally
    soak.
    • soak the bandage with disinfectant

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perfectly

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    absolutely; dead; utterly.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right
  • adverb in a perfect or faultless way
    • She performed perfectly on the balance beam
    • spoke English perfectly
    • solved the problem perfectly

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filmgoers

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38th

  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of thirty-eight in counting order
    thirty-eighth.

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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transfigure

  • verb elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    glorify; spiritualize.
  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transmogrify; metamorphose.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection

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caducity

Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility. R.
[A] jumble of youth and caducity. Chesterfield.

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empower

  • verb give or delegate power or authority to
    authorize; authorise.
    • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
  • verb give qualities or abilities to
    endue; gift; invest; indue; endow.

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wirework

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    grillwork.

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stunningly

  • adverb in a spectacular manner
    spectacularly.
    • the area was spectacularly scenic

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circumnutation

(Bot.) The successive bowing or bending in different directions of the growing tip of the stems of many plants, especially seen in climbing plants.

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transmute

  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transform; metamorphose.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transform; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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ugandan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Uganda
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Uganda or its people
    • Ugandan game parks

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deduct

  • verb make a subtraction
    subtract; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    recoup; withhold.
    • My employer is withholding taxes

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playgoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    theatregoer; theatergoer.

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sixpenny

  • adjective satellite of trifling worth
    twopenny-halfpenny; two-a-penny; twopenny; tuppeny; threepenny.

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kenyan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Kenya
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people
    • Kenyan mountains

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recognizably

  • adverb to a recognizable degree
    • he was recognizably slimmer now

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ghanaians

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terrorize

  • verb coerce by violence or with threats
    terrorise.
  • verb fill with terror; frighten greatly
    terrorise; terrify.

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tanzanian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Tanzania
  • adjective of or relating to the republic of Tanzania or its people

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embarrassingly

  • adverb causing embarrassment
    • the great man was embarrassingly humble and self-effacing

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iraqi

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Iraq
    Iraki.
    • the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government
  • adjective of or relating to Iraq or its people or culture
    Iraki.
    • Iraqi oil
    • Iraqi refugees

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uninstructed

  • adjective satellite lacking information or instruction
    naive; unenlightened.
    • lamentably unenlightened as to the laws

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everydayness

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
    commonness; commonplaceness.

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transmute

  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transform; metamorphose.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transform; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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moviegoer

  • noun someone who goes to see movies
    motion-picture fan.

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transform

  • verb subject to a mathematical transformation
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transmute; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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churchgoer

  • noun a religious person who goes to church regularly
    church member.

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distressingly

  • adverb unpleasantly
    painfully.
    • his ignorance was painfully obvious

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churchgoer

  • noun a religious person who goes to church regularly
    church member.

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alienate

  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; estrange.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious
  • verb transfer property or ownership
    alien.
    • The will aliened the property to the heirs

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telegraphist

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegrapher.

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outlast

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlive.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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laypeople

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drearily

  • adverb in a cheerless manner
    dismally.
    • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future

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grenadian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Grenada
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Grenada or its inhabitants
    • the Grenadian capital

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twopenny

  • adjective satellite of trifling worth
    twopenny-halfpenny; two-a-penny; tuppeny; threepenny; sixpenny.

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theatergoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatregoer.

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surpass

  • verb distinguish oneself
    stand out; excel.
    • She excelled in math
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; outperform; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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liberian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Liberia
  • adjective of or relating to Liberia or its people
    • Liberian ship owners

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refreshingly

  • adverb in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality
    refreshfully.
    • the air was refreshingly cool
  • adverb in a pleasantly novel manner
    • she was refreshingly free from shyness

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parlance

  • noun a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    idiom.

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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alkalimeter

An instrument to ascertain the strength of alkalies, or the quantity of alkali in a mixture.

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newgate

  • noun a former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780; a new prison was built on the same spot but was torn down in 1902

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worldling

  • noun a person absorbed by the concerns and interests and pleasures of the present world
  • noun an inhabitant of the earth
    earthman; tellurian; earthling.

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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clodhopper

  • noun a thick and heavy shoe
    brogan; work shoe; brogue.

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unlike

  • adjective marked by dissimilarity
    different; dissimilar.
    • for twins they are very unlike
    • people are profoundly different
  • adjective not equal in amount
    • they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities

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ranker

  • noun a commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status
  • noun an enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces

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exercising

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercise; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • verb put to use
    exercise; exert.
    • exert one's power or influence

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workaday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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