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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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sexualize

  • verb make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to
    sexualise.
    • The god was sexualized and married to another god
    • Some languages sexualize all nouns and do not have a neuter gender

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retort

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; replication; comeback; riposte.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

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misinterpret

  • verb interpret falsely
  • verb interpret wrongly
    misread.
    • I misread Hamlet all my life!

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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pleasurable

  • adjective satellite affording satisfaction or pleasure
    enjoyable; gratifying.
    • the company was enjoyable
    • found her praise gratifying
    • full of happiness and pleasurable excitement
    • good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read

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albeit

Even though; although; notwithstanding. Chaucer.
Albeit so masked, Madam, I love the truth. Tennyson.

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misapply

  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misuse.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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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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waxed

  • adjective treated with wax
    • waxed floors
    • waxed mustache
  • verb cover with wax
    wax.
    • wax the car

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misrepresented

  • adjective satellite having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
    twisted; perverted; distorted.
    • many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality
    • a perverted translation of the poem
  • verb represent falsely
    belie; misrepresent.
    • This statement misrepresents my intentions

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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anachronistic

  • adjective satellite chronologically misplaced
    anachronous; anachronic.
    • English public schools are anachronistic

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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seductive

  • adjective tending to entice into a desired action or state

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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forbear

  • noun a person from whom you are descended
    forebear.
  • verb refrain from doing
    hold back.
    • she forbore a snicker

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perhaps

  • adverb by chance
    perchance; maybe; possibly; peradventure; mayhap.
    • perhaps she will call tomorrow
    • we may possibly run into them at the concert
    • it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time

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comforting

  • adjective satellite providing freedom from worry
    cheering; satisfying.
  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    soothe; comfort; console; solace.

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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obstinate

  • verb persist stubbornly
    • he obstinates himself against all rational arguments
  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; unregenerate.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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fascinated

  • adjective satellite having your attention fixated as though by a spell
    mesmerised; hypnotized; mesmerized; spell-bound; spellbound; transfixed; hypnotised.
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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mimic

  • noun someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
    mimicker.
  • verb imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
    mime.
    • The actor mimicked the President very accurately

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acting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    performing; playacting; playing.
  • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    move; act.
    • think before you act
    • We must move quickly
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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ironic

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironical; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironical.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

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somehow

  • adverb in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means
    someway; someways; in some manner; in some way.
    • they managed somehow
    • he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him
    • he tried to make is someway acceptable
  • adverb for some unspecified reason;
    • It doesn't seem fair somehow
    • he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it

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misused

  • adjective used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose
    • misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misuse; misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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gratified

  • adjective satellite having received what was desired
  • verb make happy or satisfied
    satisfy; gratify.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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persisting

  • adjective satellite relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit
    dogging.
    • impossible to escape the dogging fears
  • verb continue to exist
    run; die hard; prevail; endure; persist.
    • These stories die hard
    • The legend of Elvis endures

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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alluring

  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    beguiling; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure; tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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cherish

  • verb be fond of; be attached to
    treasure; hold dear; care for.

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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enjoyable

  • adjective satellite affording satisfaction or pleasure
    gratifying; pleasurable.
    • the company was enjoyable
    • found her praise gratifying
    • full of happiness and pleasurable excitement
    • good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read

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something

Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. Shak.
The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. Pope.
Something attemped, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Longfellow.

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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reassuring

  • adjective restoring confidence and relieving anxiety
    • a very reassuring remark
  • verb cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
    assure; reassure.
    • The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe

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sometimes

  • adverb on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; at other times for six months"
    • sometimes she wished she were back in England
    • sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    • sometimes they come for a month

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misconstrue

  • verb interpret in the wrong way
    misinterpret; misunderstand; misconceive; be amiss; misapprehend.
    • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
    • She misconstrued my remarks

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felt

  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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misunderstood

  • adjective satellite wrongly understood
    • a misunderstood criticism
    • a misunderstood question
  • verb interpret in the wrong way
    misinterpret; misunderstand; misconceive; be amiss; misconstrue; misapprehend.
    • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
    • She misconstrued my remarks

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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obtuse

  • adjective of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees
  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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ingenious

  • adjective satellite showing inventiveness and skill
    clever; cunning.
    • a clever gadget
    • the cunning maneuvers leading to his success
    • an ingenious solution to the problem

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quite

  • adverb to a degree (not used with a negative)
    rather.
    • quite tasty
    • quite soon
    • quite ill
    • quite rich
  • adverb to the greatest extent; completely
    • you're quite right
    • she was quite alone
    • was quite mistaken
    • quite the opposite
    • not quite finished
    • did not quite make it

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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satisfying

  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; hearty; square.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day
  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    satisfy; fulfill; fulfil; live up to.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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fascinating

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; riveting; engrossing; gripping.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue; fascinate.

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proprietor

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    owner.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants

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paradoxical

  • adjective satellite seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true
    self-contradictory.
    • it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking

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wonder

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    admiration; wonderment.
  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    marvel.
    • the wonders of modern science

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proud

  • adjective feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    • proud parents
    • proud of his accomplishments
    • a proud moment
    • proud to serve his country
    • a proud name
    • proud princes
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; majestic; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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stray

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

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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appealing

  • adjective able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
    • He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett
    • an appealing sense of humor
    • the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing
  • verb take a court case to a higher court for review
    appeal.
    • He was found guilty but appealed immediately

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smile

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    grinning; smiling; grin.
  • verb change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

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liberate

  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    emancipate.
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; free; release.

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respond

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    react.
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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insist

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand.
    • I must insist!
  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    importune.
    • I importune you to help them

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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wrest

  • verb obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically
    • wrest the knife from his hands
    • wrest a meaning from the old text
    • wrest power from the old government

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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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misread

  • verb read or interpret wrongly
    • He misread the data
  • verb interpret wrongly
    misinterpret.
    • I misread Hamlet all my life!

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thus

  • noun an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
    frankincense; gum olibanum; olibanum.
  • adverb (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    hence; so; therefore; thence.
    • therefore X must be true
    • the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory
    • we were young and thence optimistic
    • it is late and thus we must go
    • the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted

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misdirect

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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pleased

  • adjective experiencing or manifesting pleasure
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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argue

  • verb present reasons and arguments
    reason.
  • verb have an argument about something
    contend; debate; fence.

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disclaim

  • verb renounce a legal claim or title to
  • verb make a disclaimer about
    • He disclaimed any responsibility

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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cling

  • noun fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
    clingstone.
  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cohere; cleave; stick; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere

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thereby

  • adverb by that means or because of that
    • He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth

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obsessed

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; haunted; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb haunt like a ghost; pursue
    ghost; haunt; obsess.
    • Fear of illness haunts her

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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annoyed

  • adjective satellite aroused to impatience or anger
    nettled; riled; pissed off; peeved; stung; miffed; roiled; steamed; pissed; irritated.
    • made an irritated gesture
    • feeling nettled from the constant teasing
    • peeved about being left out
    • felt really pissed at her snootiness
    • riled no end by his lies
    • roiled by the delay
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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nostalgic

  • adjective satellite unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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willful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    wilful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    wilful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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done

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    through; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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impede

  • verb be a hindrance or obstacle to
    hinder.
    • She is impeding the progress of our project
  • verb block passage through
    obstruct; close up; obturate; jam; occlude; block.
    • obstruct the path

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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inverted

  • adjective satellite being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
    upside-down.
    • a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma
    • an upside-down cake
  • verb make an inversion (in a musical composition)
    invert.
    • here the theme is inverted

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herself

An emphasized form of the third person feminine pronoun; -- used as a subject with she; as, she herself will bear the blame; also used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is herself; she blames herself.

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insist

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand.
    • I must insist!
  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    importune.
    • I importune you to help them

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remains

  • noun any object that is left unused or still extant
    • I threw out the remains of my dinner
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    clay; corpse; stiff; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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distorted

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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identity

  • noun the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
    personal identity; individuality.
    • you can lose your identity when you join the army
  • noun the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
    • geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it
    • it was too dark to determine his identity
    • she guessed the identity of his lover

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ungrateful

  • adjective not feeling or showing gratitude
    thankless; unthankful.
    • ungrateful heirs
    • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disagreeable
    • I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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resentful

  • adjective full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will
    • resentful at the way he was treated
    • a sullen resentful attitude

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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insist

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    take a firm stand.
    • I must insist!
  • verb beg persistently and urgently
    importune.
    • I importune you to help them

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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entertaining

  • adjective satellite agreeably diverting
    • an entertaining puppet show
    • films should be entertaining
  • verb provide entertainment for
    entertain.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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thrilling

  • adjective satellite causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    electrifying.
    • she gave an electrifying performance
    • a thrilling performer to watch
  • verb cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    thrill.
    • The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

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though

  • adverb (postpositive) however
    • it might be unpleasant, though

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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twisted

  • adjective satellite having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
    misrepresented; perverted; distorted.
    • many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality
    • a perverted translation of the poem
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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