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sketchy

  • adjective satellite giving only major points; lacking completeness
    unelaborated.
    • a sketchy account
    • details of the plan remain sketchy

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blurred

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over; blur.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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bare

  • verb lay bare
    • bare your breasts
    • bare your feelings
  • verb make public
    publicize; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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typeface

  • noun a specific size and style of type within a type family
    case; fount; face; font.

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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dim

  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dip.
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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softened

  • adjective satellite toned down
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
    soften.

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collapsible

  • adjective capable of collapsing or being collapsed
    collapsable.
    • a collapsible boat

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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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vague

  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    obscure.
    • an obscure turn of phrase
    • an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    • their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    • vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • adjective not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
    undefined.
    • an undefined term
    • undefined authority
    • some undefined sense of excitement
    • vague feelings of sadness
    • a vague uneasiness

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itinerary

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; route.
  • noun a guidebook for travelers
    travel guidebook.

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sketchy

  • adjective satellite giving only major points; lacking completeness
    unelaborated.
    • a sketchy account
    • details of the plan remain sketchy

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sketch

  • noun preliminary drawing for later elaboration
    study.
    • he made several studies before starting to paint
  • noun a brief literary description
    vignette.

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bald

  • verb grow bald; lose hair on one's head
    • He is balding already
  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    barefaced.
    • a barefaced lie

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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blurry

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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shadowy

  • adjective satellite filled with shade
    umbrageous; shady; shadowed.
    • the shady side of the street
    • the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed
    • we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove
    • cool umbrageous woodlands
  • adjective satellite lacking clarity or distinctness
    dim; faint; vague; wispy.
    • a dim figure in the distance
    • only a faint recollection
    • shadowy figures in the gloom
    • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
    • a few wispy memories of childhood

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succinctly

  • adverb with concise and precise brevity; to the point
    compactly.
    • Please state your case as succinctly as possible
    • he wrote compactly but clearly

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ridgy

Having a ridge or ridges; rising in a ridge. "Lifted on a ridgy wave." Pope.

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indistinct

  • adjective not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
    • indistinct shapes in the gloom
    • an indistinct memory
    • only indistinct notions of what to do

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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strategy

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    scheme.
  • noun the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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briefly

  • adverb for a short time
    • she visited him briefly
    • was briefly associated with IBM
  • adverb in a concise manner; in a few words
    in brief; shortly; concisely; in short.
    • the history is summed up concisely in this book
    • she replied briefly
    • briefly, we have a problem
    • to put it shortly

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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penciled

  • adjective drawn or written with a pencil
    pencilled.
    • a penciled sketch
    • the penciled message
  • verb write, draw, or trace with a pencil
    pencil.
    • he penciled a figure

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schematically

  • adverb in a schematic manner
    • schematically outlined

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pencilled

  • adjective drawn or written with a pencil
    penciled.
    • a penciled sketch
    • the penciled message
  • verb write, draw, or trace with a pencil
    pencil.
    • he penciled a figure

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unsurpassed

  • adjective satellite not capable of being improved on
    unexceeded; unexcelled.

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jagged

  • adjective satellite having a sharply uneven surface or outline
    scraggy; jaggy.
    • the jagged outline of the crags
    • scraggy cliffs
  • verb cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge
    jag.

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concisely

  • adverb in a concise manner; in a few words
    in brief; shortly; briefly; in short.
    • the history is summed up concisely in this book
    • she replied briefly
    • briefly, we have a problem
    • to put it shortly

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thereof

  • adverb of or concerning this or that
    • a problem and the solution thereof
  • adverb from that circumstance or source
    therefrom; thence.
    • atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine
    • a natural conclusion follows thence
    • public interest and a policy deriving therefrom
    • typhus fever results therefrom

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curvaceous

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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ghostly

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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incised

  • adjective satellite sharply and deeply indented
  • verb make an incision into by carving or cutting
    incise.

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outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

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editable

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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helpfully

  • adverb in a helpful manner
    • the subtitles are helpfully conveyed

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etched

  • adjective satellite cut or impressed into a surface
    incised; graven; engraved; inscribed.
    • an incised design
    • engraved invitations
  • verb make an etching of
    etch.
    • He etched her image into the surface

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dim

  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dip.
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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steps

  • noun a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
    stairs.
  • noun the course along which a person has walked or is walking in
    • I followed in his steps
    • he retraced his steps
    • his steps turned toward home

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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sinuous

  • adjective satellite curved or curving in and out
    sinuate; wiggly.
    • wiggly lines

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sharper

  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    card sharper; sharpy; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp; sharpie.
  • adjective satellite (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
    sharp; crisp.
    • a sharp photographic image
    • the sharp crack of a twig
    • the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot

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stencil

  • noun a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
  • verb mark or print with a stencil

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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indefectible

Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay.
An indefectible treasure in the heavens. Barrow.
A state of indefectible virtue and happiness. S. Clarke.

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mingle

  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; unify; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance
  • verb get involved or mixed-up with
    • He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair

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ghostlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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glyph

  • noun glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief

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icon

  • noun (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    picture; image; ikon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

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lobate

  • adjective having or resembling a lobe or lobes
    lobated.
    • a lobate tongue
  • adjective satellite having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other
    lobed.

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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chordal

  • adjective relating to or consisting of or emphasizing chords
    • chordal assonance in modern music
    • chordal rather than contrapuntal music

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superimposed

  • adjective satellite placed on or over something else
    overlying.
    • an overlying image
  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superimpose; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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polygonal

  • adjective having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons
    • polygonal structure

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sharpened

  • adjective satellite having the point made sharp
    • a sharpened pencil
  • verb make sharp or sharper
    sharpen.
    • sharpen the knives

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guideline

  • noun a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
  • noun a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
    road map.
    • the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam

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shorthand

  • noun a method of writing rapidly
    stenography; tachygraphy.
  • adjective satellite written in abbreviated or symbolic form
    • shorthand notes

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recommendation

  • noun something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
  • noun something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    good word; testimonial.

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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asiatic

Of or pertaining to Asia or to its inhabitants. -- n. A native, or one of the people, of Asia.

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chalk

  • noun a soft whitish calcite
  • noun a pure flat white with little reflectance

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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lucidly

  • adverb in a clear and lucid manner
    limpidly; pellucidly; perspicuously.
    • this is a lucidly written book

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dimmed

  • adjective made dim or less bright
    dim.
    • the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation
    • dimmed headlights
    • we like dimmed lights when we have dinner
  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dim; dip.

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mere

  • noun a small pond of standing water
  • adjective satellite being nothing more than specified
    • a mere child

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ways

  • noun structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
    slipway; shipway.
  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion

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ink

  • noun a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing
  • noun dark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods

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loom

  • noun a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • verb come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    • Another air plane loomed into the sky

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serpiginous

(Med.) Creeping; -- said of lesions which heal over one portion while continuing to advance at another.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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vague

  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    obscure.
    • an obscure turn of phrase
    • an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    • their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    • vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • adjective not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
    undefined.
    • an undefined term
    • undefined authority
    • some undefined sense of excitement
    • vague feelings of sadness
    • a vague uneasiness

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loom

  • noun a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • verb come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    • Another air plane loomed into the sky

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serrated

  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.
  • verb make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
    serrate.
    • serrate the edges of the teeth

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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curving

  • adjective having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
    curved.
    • the curved tusks of a walrus
    • his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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priority

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    precedency; precedence.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; precedence; anteriority; antecedence; precedency.

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misty

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; hazy.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite wet with mist
    • the misty evening

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seven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    seven-spot.

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melodic

  • adjective containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody
    musical; melodious.
    • the melodious song of a meadowlark
  • adjective of or relating to melody
    • melodic harmony

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delineated

  • adjective represented accurately or precisely
    represented; delineate.
  • verb show the form or outline of
    delineate; define.
    • The tree was clearly defined by the light
    • The camera could define the smallest object

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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shiver

  • noun a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    tremble; shake.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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triadic

(Chem.) Having the characteristics of a triad; as, boron is triadic.

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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wavy

  • adjective satellite (of hair) having waves
    • she had long wavy hair
  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; crinkly; crinkled; wavelike.

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six

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
    six-spot.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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drawn

  • adjective satellite showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    careworn; raddled; haggard; worn.
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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smudge

  • noun a smoky fire to drive away insects
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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elude

  • verb escape, either physically or mentally
    bilk; evade.
    • The thief eluded the police
    • This difficult idea seems to evade her
    • The event evades explanation
  • verb be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
    escape.
    • What you are seeing in him eludes me

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font

  • noun a specific size and style of type within a type family
    case; fount; face; typeface.
  • noun bowl for baptismal water
    baptistry; baptistery; baptismal font.

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fading

  • noun weakening in force or intensity
    attenuation.
    • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • verb become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
    melt; fade.
    • The scene begins to fade
    • The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk

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spidery

  • adjective relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida
    spiderlike; arachnoid; spiderly; arachnidian.

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criterion

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; touchstone; standard.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    standard.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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emerge

  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  • verb come out of
    egress; go forth; issue; come out; come forth.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves

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spiky

  • adjective satellite having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
    peaky.
    • absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass

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responsibility

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    duty; obligation.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun the proper sphere or extent of your activities
    province.
    • it was his province to take care of himself

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scalloped

  • adjective satellite having a margin with rounded scallops
    crenate; crenated.
  • verb decorate an edge with scallops
    scallop.
    • the dress had a scalloped skirt

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loom

  • noun a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
  • verb come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
    • Another air plane loomed into the sky

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sermon

  • noun an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
    discourse; preaching.
  • noun a moralistic rebuke
    preaching.
    • your preaching is wasted on him

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