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noncustodial

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remarry

  • verb marry, not for the first time
    • After her divorce, she remarried her high school sweetheart

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nonprotective

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spank

  • noun a slap with the flat of the hand
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle.

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diallel

Meeting and intersecting, as lines; not parallel; -- opposed to parallel. Obs. Ash.

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nonsupporting

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corallite

(Min.) A mineral substance or petrifaction, in the form of coral.

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overindulgent

  • adjective satellite excessively indulgent

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adoption

  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; acceptance.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance
  • noun a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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custodial

  • adjective satellite providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
    tutelar; tutelary.
    • daycare that is educational and not just custodial
    • a guardian angel
    • tutelary gods

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alkane

  • noun a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
    paraffin series; alkane series; methane series; paraffin.

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abducting

  • adjective especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part
    abducent.
  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    abduct; nobble; kidnap; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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overreact

  • verb show an exaggerated response to something
    • Don't overreact to the bad news--take it easy

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mdi

  • noun a Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan; opposes missionary groups from the United States; has Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as its armed wing
    Markaz-ud-Dawa-wal-Irshad.

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naturalize

  • verb make into a citizen
    naturalise.
    • The French family was naturalized last year
  • verb explain with reference to nature

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chondrite

  • noun a rock of meteoric origin containing chondrules

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heterosis

  • noun (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent
    hybrid vigor.

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nurturant

  • adjective satellite providing physical and emotional care and nourishment

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conner

(Zoöl.) A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the related American cunner. See Cunner.

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surrogate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; alternate.
  • noun a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    deputy.

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asteroidal

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an asteroid

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frustule

(Bot.) The siliceous shell of a diatom. It is composed of two valves, one overlapping the other, like a pill box and its cover.

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nonresidential

  • adjective not residential
    • the commercial or nonresidential areas of a town
    • community colleges are typically nonresidential

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zooid

  • noun one of the distinct individuals forming a colonial animal such as a bryozoan or hydrozoan

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bottler

  • noun a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages

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nonconsenting

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chaperone

  • noun one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    chaperon.
  • verb accompany as a chaperone
    chaperon.

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unweathered

  • adjective satellite not worn by exposure to the weather
    • chemical weathering was beginning to attack the unweathered bedrock

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heterocycle

  • noun a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
    heterocyclic compound; heterocyclic.
  • noun a ring of atoms of more than one kind; especially a ring of carbon atoms containing at least one atom that is not carbon
    heterocyclic ring.

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overprotect

  • verb care for like a mother
    fuss; mother.
    • She fusses over her husband
  • verb protect excessively
    • Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

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hypha

  • noun any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus

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maltreat

  • verb treat badly
    ill-use; ill-treat; step; abuse; mistreat.
    • This boss abuses his workers
    • She is always stepping on others to get ahead

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isole

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adoptive

  • adjective of parents and children; related by adoption
    • adoptive parents
  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    adopted.
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country

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predecease

  • verb die before; die earlier than
    • She predeceased her husband

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homeschooling

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incubate

  • verb grow under conditions that promote development
  • verb sit on (eggs)
    brood; cover; hatch.
    • Birds brood
    • The female covers the eggs

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oversolicitous

  • adjective satellite excessively solicitous

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magma

  • noun molten rock in the earth's crust

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noncitizen

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; foreigner; outlander.

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corm

  • noun solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure

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nonpaying

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cohabit

  • verb share living quarters; usually said of people who are not married and live together as a couple
    live together; shack up.

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doting

  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    fond; adoring.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother
  • verb be foolish or senile due to old age
    dote.

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sporophyte

  • noun the spore-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

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nonlegal

  • adjective satellite not regulated or sanctioned by law
    extralegal.
    • there were only extralegal recourses for their grievances

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relocate

  • verb become established in a new location
    • Our company relocated to the Midwest
  • verb move or establish in a new location
    • We had to relocate the office because the rent was too high

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predecease

  • verb die before; die earlier than
    • She predeceased her husband

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donate

  • verb give to a charity or good cause
    • I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake
    • donate money to the orphanage
    • She donates to her favorite charity every month

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chondritic

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

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imago

  • noun (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
  • noun an adult insect produced after metamorphosis

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neglectful

  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    inattentive.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents
  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    derelict; delinquent; remiss.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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handout

  • noun an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
    release; press release.
  • noun giving money or food or clothing to a needy person

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testcross

  • noun a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
    test-cross.

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centriole

  • noun one of a pair of small cylindrical cell organelles near the nucleus in animal cells; composed of nine triplet microtubules and form the asters during mitosis

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overanxious

  • adjective satellite anxious or nervous to an excessive degree

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austenite

  • noun a solid solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; cools to form pearlite or martensite

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dihybrid

  • noun a hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each

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remarry

  • verb marry, not for the first time
    • After her divorce, she remarried her high school sweetheart

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abduct

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    nobble; kidnap; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped
  • verb pull away from the body
    • this muscle abducts

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unaffectionate

  • adjective satellite lacking affection or warm feeling
    detached; uncaring.
    • an uncaring person

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enteral

  • adjective of or relating to the enteron
    enteric.
  • adjective of or relating to or inside the intestines
    enteric; intestinal.
    • intestinal disease

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irate

  • adjective satellite feeling or showing extreme anger
    ireful.
    • irate protesters
    • ireful words

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introjected

  • adjective satellite incorporated unconsciously into your own psyche
  • verb incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously
    introject.

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widget

  • noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    gubbins; gismo; thingumabob; whatchamacallit; doohickey; doodad; thingumajig; whatsis; thingamabob; thingummy; thingmabob; whatchamacallum; doojigger; thingamajig; gimmick; thingmajig; gizmo.
    • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use
  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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nonalcoholic

  • adjective characterized by the absence of alcohol
    • nonalcoholic beverages

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dread

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehension; apprehensiveness.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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chaperon

  • noun one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    chaperone.
  • verb accompany as a chaperone
    chaperone.

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overcritical

  • adjective satellite inclined to judge too severely
    hypercritical.
    • hypercritical of colloquial speech
    • the overcritical teacher can discourage originality

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relinquish

  • verb part with a possession or right
    release; give up; free; resign.
    • I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
    • resign a claim to the throne
  • verb do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    foreswear; forego; waive; forgo; dispense with.
    • We are dispensing with formalities
    • relinquish the old ideas

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surrogate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; alternate.
  • noun a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
    deputy.

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revoke

  • noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
    renege.
  • verb fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

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alienating

  • adjective satellite causing hostility or loss of friendliness
    • her sudden alienating aloofness
  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; alienate; estrange.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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pistillate

  • adjective bearing or consisting of carpels
    carpellate.
  • adjective satellite having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant

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scold

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; nag; scolder.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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liaison

  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    affair; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.
  • noun a channel for communication between groups
    inter-group communication; contact; link.
    • he provided a liaison with the guerrillas

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caretaking

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dendrite

  • noun short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron

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bereaved

  • noun a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved
    bereaved person.
    • the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of
  • verb deprive through death
    bereave.

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coordinator

  • noun someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniously

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predecease

  • verb die before; die earlier than
    • She predeceased her husband

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finder

  • noun someone who comes upon something after searching
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; discoverer.

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meteorite

  • noun stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface

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involvement

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; participation.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun a connection of inclusion or containment
    • he escaped involvement in the accident
    • there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen

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loessial

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liquidate

  • verb get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    knock off; neutralize; do in; waste; neutralise.
    • The mafia liquidated the informer
    • the double agent was neutralized
  • verb eliminate by paying off (debts)
    pay off.

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nurture

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; rearing; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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kidnap

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    abduct; nobble; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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pushy

  • adjective satellite marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    pushful.
    • an aggressive young executive
    • a pushful insurance agent

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heterozygous

  • adjective having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
    • heterozygous for eye color

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helpline

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abusive

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    opprobrious; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment
    • abusive punishment
    • argued...that foster homes are abusive

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educator

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagog; pedagogue.

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lone

  • adjective satellite lacking companions or companionship
    alone; solitary; lonely.
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler
  • adjective satellite characterized by or preferring solitude
    solitary; lonely.
    • a lone wolf
    • a lonely existence
    • a man of a solitary disposition
    • a solitary walk

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dyad

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; duad.

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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viacom

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indulgent

  • adjective characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
    • indulgent grandparents
  • adjective satellite tolerant or lenient
    lenient; soft.
    • indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
    • too soft on the children
    • they are soft on crime

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outlive

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

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perpetrate

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    commit; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery

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backcross

  • verb mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents

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node

  • noun a connecting point at which several lines come together
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    knob; thickening.

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divest

  • verb take away possessions from someone
    deprive; strip.
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
  • verb deprive of status or authority
    disinvest.
    • he was divested of his rights and his title
    • They disinvested themselves of their rights

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gametophyte

  • noun the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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ailing

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb be ill or unwell
    ail.

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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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