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showstopping

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teraflop

  • noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
    trillion floating point operations per second.

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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unworkmanlike

  • adjective satellite not characteristic of or suitable for a good workman
    • an unworkmanlike result
    • an unworkmanlike tool

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sailplane

  • noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
    glider.
  • verb fly a plane without an engine
    soar.

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lacklustre

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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decrement

  • noun the amount by which something decreases
    decrease.
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrease.

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lactational

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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seakeeping

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degradation

  • noun changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
    debasement.
  • noun a low or downcast state
    abasement; abjection.
    • each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken

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lackluster

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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enhancer

  • noun anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities
    foil.
    • pretty girls like plain friends as foils

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scorecard

  • noun (golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
    card.
    • you have to turn in your card to get a handicap

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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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tweak

  • noun a squeeze with the fingers
    pinch.
  • verb pinch or squeeze sharply

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timeous

Timely; seasonable. R. or Scot. -- Time"ous*ly, adv. R. or Scot.

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metrics

  • noun the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
    prosody.
  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function; metric.

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underwhelming

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optimization

  • noun the act of rendering optimal
    optimisation.
    • the simultaneous optimization of growth and profitability
    • in an optimization problem we seek values of the variables that lead to an optimal value of the function that is to be optimized
    • to promote the optimization and diversification of agricultural products

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bravura

  • noun brilliant and showy technical skill
    • in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water
    • the music ends with a display of bravura

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sailplane

  • noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
    glider.
  • verb fly a plane without an engine
    soar.

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phonographic

Of or pertaining to phonography; based upon phonography.

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optimisation

  • noun the act of rendering optimal
    optimization.
    • the simultaneous optimization of growth and profitability
    • in an optimization problem we seek values of the variables that lead to an optimal value of the function that is to be optimized
    • to promote the optimization and diversification of agricultural products

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shambolic

  • adjective (British slang) disorderly or chaotic
    • it's a shambolic system

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iq

  • noun a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)
    I.Q.; intelligence quotient.

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laggard

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; drone; lagger; trailer.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; pokey; poky.

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degrade

  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
  • verb reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    take down; demean; disgrace; put down.
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture

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boffo

  • adjective satellite resoundingly successful and popular
    • for years he was a boffo box office certainty

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deteriorate

  • verb become worse or disintegrate
    • His mind deteriorated
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; degenerate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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errorless

  • adjective satellite free from error
    • an errorless baseball game

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bottleneck

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; constriction.
  • noun the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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detergency

  • noun detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power
    detergence.

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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synched

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shortfall

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    deficit; shortage.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit

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dissatisfactory

  • adjective satellite not up to expectations
    disappointing; unsatisfying.
    • a disappointing performance from one who had seemed so promising

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enhancement

  • noun an improvement that makes something more agreeable
    sweetening.

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gutty

(Her.) Charged or sprinkled with drops.

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bottleneck

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; constriction.
  • noun the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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oled

  • noun a self-luminous diode (it glows when an electrical field is applied to the electrodes) that does not require backlighting or diffusers
    organic light-emitting diode.

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concrete

  • noun a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  • verb cover with cement
    • concrete the walls

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blackface

  • noun the makeup (usually burnt cork) used by a performer in order to imitate a Negro

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tradeoff

  • noun an exchange that occurs as a compromise
    trade-off.
    • I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine

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nonfinancial

  • adjective not involving financial matters

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optimise

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimize.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimize.
    • optimize a computer program

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slowdown

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; lag.

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screener

  • noun a guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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decrement

  • noun the amount by which something decreases
    decrease.
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrease.

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mesmerise

  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks
  • verb induce hypnosis in
    hypnotize; mesmerize; hypnotise.

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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eurythmy

  • noun the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
    eurhythmy; eurhythmics; eurythmics.

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scorecard

  • noun (golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
    card.
    • you have to turn in your card to get a handicap

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hammy

  • adjective satellite affectedly dramatic; overacted

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baseline

  • noun an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
    • the established a baseline for the budget
  • noun the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
    service line.

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aftermarket

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measurer

  • noun a person who makes measurements

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matinee

  • noun a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

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indicator

  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; index; indicant.
  • noun a signal for attracting attention

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standout

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enhancer

  • noun anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities
    foil.
    • pretty girls like plain friends as foils

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subaverage

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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tactual

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactile; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactile.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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optimize

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimise.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimise.
    • optimize a computer program

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debilitate

  • verb make weak
    enfeeble; drain.
    • Life in the camp drained him

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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oh

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Ohio; Buckeye State.

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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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speedup

  • noun the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
    acceleration; quickening.

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multitask

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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psychomotor

  • adjective of or relating to or characterizing mental events that have motor consequences or vice versa

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tuning

  • noun (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
  • verb adjust for (better) functioning
    tune up; tune.
    • tune the engine

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agronomic

  • adjective of or relating to or promoting agronomy
    agronomical.

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bonus

  • noun anything that tends to arouse
    fillip.
    • his approval was an added fillip
  • noun an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
    incentive.

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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evaluation

  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    rating.
  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; rating.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship

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unscripted

  • adjective not furnished with or using a script
    • unrehearsed and unscript spot interviews
    • unscripted talk shows

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profilers

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unstaged

  • adjective not performed on the stage

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audit

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audited account.
  • noun a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
    • he made an audit of all the plants on his property
    • an energy efficiency audit
    • an email log audit

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optimize

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimise.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimise.
    • optimize a computer program

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microprocessor

  • noun integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
    • a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer
    • a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive

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optimise

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimize.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimize.
    • optimize a computer program

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yardstick

  • noun a measure or standard used for comparison
    • on what kind of yardstick is he basing his judgment?
  • noun a ruler or tape that is three feet long
    yard measure.

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feedlot

  • noun a building where livestock are fattened for market

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tradeoff

  • noun an exchange that occurs as a compromise
    trade-off.
    • I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine

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strikeout

  • noun an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

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thermoplastic

  • noun a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
    thermoplastic resin.
  • adjective having the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled
    • thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change

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gutsy

  • adjective marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited; it was a gutsy thing to do"
    plucky.
    • you have to admire her
    • the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement"-Judith Crist
    • a gutsy red wine

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technologist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; engineer.

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dramatical

Of or pertaining to the drama; appropriate to, or having the qualities of, a drama; theatrical; vivid.
The emperor . . . performed his part with much dramatic effect. Motley.

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specs

  • noun optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    eyeglasses; spectacles; glasses.
  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    specification; spec.

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workmanlike

  • adjective satellite worthy of a good workman
    • a competent job
    • the book is a workmanlike job with chronology and bibliography and index

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deterioration

  • noun a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    impairment.
  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; worsening; decline in quality.

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improvisational

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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interconnect

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interlink.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle
  • verb cause to be interconnected or interwoven
    interlink.

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antiknock

  • noun any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
  • adjective satellite suppressing or eliminating engine knock in combustion engines
    antiknocking.
    • antiknock properties
    • antiknock rating

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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ritualise

  • verb make or evolve into a ritual
    ritualize.
    • The growing up of children has become ritualized in many cultures

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reiterative

  • adjective satellite marked by iteration
    iterative.

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falter

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    faltering; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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gcse

  • noun the basic level of a subject taken in school
    General Certificate of Secondary Education; O level.

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cementitious

  • adjective like or relevant to or having the properties of cement
    • the adhesion of cementitious materials

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substandard

  • adjective satellite falling short of some prescribed norm
    deficient; inferior.
    • substandard housing

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boost

  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    encouragement.
  • noun an increase in cost
    hike; rise; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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lipreading

  • noun perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read; lip-read.

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improve

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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