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perspicacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    sagacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    clear-eyed; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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downrange

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obtusely

  • adverb in a stupid manner
    dumbly; densely.
    • he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone

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bistoury

A surgical instrument consisting of a slender knife, either straight or curved, generally used by introducing it beneath the part to be divided, and cutting towards the surface.

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subacute

  • adjective satellite less than acute; relating to a disease present in a person with no symptoms of it

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skywards

  • adverb toward the sky
    skyward.
    • look skywards!

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astutely

  • adverb in a shrewd manner
    sagaciously; sapiently; shrewdly; acutely.
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful

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tenotome

(Surg.) A slender knife for use in the operation of tenotomy.

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acerbically

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indenters

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comment

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    input; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    commentary.
    • he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

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snout

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    neb.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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presciently

  • adverb with foresight
    cannily.
    • more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation

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bascinet

A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor. Written also basinet, bassinet, basnet.

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accusingly

  • adverb in an accusing manner
    • he looked at her accusingly

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panting

  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    heaving.
  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    trousering.

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skyward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    heavenward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward the sky
    skywards.
    • look skywards!

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discerning

  • adjective having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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trefoil

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
    medic; medick.
  • noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
    clover.

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helpfully

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

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piercer

One who, or that which, pierces or perforates; specifically: (a) An instrument used in forming eyelets; a stiletto. (b) A piercel.

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trenchantly

  • adverb in a vigorous and effective manner
    • he defended his client's civil rights trenchantly

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fir

  • noun nonresinous wood of a fir tree
  • noun any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
    fir tree; true fir.

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pertinently

  • adverb in a pertinent way
    • what is singular about his use of them is that no other artist, of his time or any other, has painted them so directly, intimately and pertinently

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unwaveringly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; steadfastly; firmly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm

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incisively

  • adverb in an incisive manner
    • he was incisively critical
  • adverb in a precise manner
    exactly; precisely.
    • she always expressed herself precisely

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merlon

  • noun a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement

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cogent

  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; weighty.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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trefoil

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
    medic; medick.
  • noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
    clover.

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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goatee

  • noun a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard

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triangular

  • adjective satellite having three angles; forming or shaped like a triangle
    • a triangular figure
    • a triangular pyrimid has a triangle for a base
  • adjective satellite having three sides
    trilateral; three-sided.
    • a trilateral figure

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stylus

  • noun a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
  • noun a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
    style.
    • he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus

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tactlessly

  • adverb without tact; in a tactless manner
    • at the moment of the murder, he is standing in front of television cameras and talking tactlessly

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goatee

  • noun a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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heavenwards

  • adverb toward heaven
    heavenward; heavenwardly.
    • he pointed heavenward

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gleefully

  • adverb in a joyous and gleeful manner
    joyously; joyfully.
    • the old man had greeted her gleefully

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wavering

  • noun indecision in speech or action
    vacillation; hesitation.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    fluctuation.
    • he kept a record of price fluctuations

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racily

  • adverb in a racy manner
    • racily vernacular language

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stomacher

  • noun garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century

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mordant

  • noun a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
  • adjective satellite harshly ironic or sinister
    black; grim.
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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providently

  • adverb in a provident manner
    • providently, he had saved up some money for emergencies

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wordlessly

  • adverb without speaking
    mutely; taciturnly; silently.
    • he sat mutely next to her

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grinning

  • noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    smile; smiling; grin.
  • verb to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
    grin.

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apical

  • adjective satellite situated at an apex

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cusped

  • adjective satellite having cusps or points
    cuspidated; cuspidal; cuspated; cuspate; cuspidate.

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epigrammatically

In the way of epigram; in an epigrammatic style.

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snout

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    neb.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; nozzle; schnoz; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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bluntly

  • adverb in a blunt direct manner
    brusquely; bluffly; roundly; flat out.
    • he spoke bluntly
    • he stated his opinion flat-out
    • he was criticized roundly

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equatorial

  • noun a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
  • adjective of or relating to or at an equator
    • equatorial diameter

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jeeringly

  • adverb in a disrespectful jeering manner
    mockingly; gibingly.

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heavenward

  • adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
    skyward.
    • the soul in its heavenward flight
  • adverb toward heaven
    heavenwardly; heavenwards.
    • he pointed heavenward

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eyetooth

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; canine; cuspid; canine tooth.

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korzybski

  • noun United States semanticist (born in Poland) (1879-1950)
    Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski; Alfred Korzybski.

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wingtips

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sagaciously

  • adverb in a shrewd manner
    sapiently; astutely; shrewdly; acutely.
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful

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earthwards

Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or skyward.

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aptly

  • adverb with competence; in a competent capable manner
    ably; capably; competently.
    • they worked competently

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tartly

  • adverb in a tart manner
    • `Never mind your immortal soul,' she said tartly

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menacingly

  • adverb in a menacing manner
    threateningly.
    • the voice at the other end of the line dropped menacingly

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gloatingly

  • adverb in a gloating manner
    • he spoke gloatingly about people he had cheated out of their money

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archway

  • noun a passageway under a curved masonry construction
    arch.
    • they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory

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uzi

  • noun a type of submachine gun that is designed and manufactured in Israel
    • the Uzi is used throughout the world as a police and special forces firearm

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oval

  • noun a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    ellipse.
    • the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; egg-shaped; oviform.

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shrewdly

  • adverb in a shrewd manner
    sagaciously; sapiently; astutely; acutely.
    • he invested his fortune astutely
    • he was acutely insightful

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famously

  • adverb in a manner or to an extent that is well known
    • in his famously anecdotal style
  • adverb extremely well
    excellently; splendidly; magnificently.
    • he did splendidly in the exam
    • we got along famously

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crenellation

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    battlement; crenelation.
  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    crenelation.

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caustically

  • adverb in a caustic vitriolic manner
    vitriolically.
    • he addressed her caustically

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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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backward

  • adjective directed or facing toward the back or rear
    • a backward view
  • adjective (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
    • a backward lover

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mutely

  • adverb without speaking
    taciturnly; wordlessly; silently.
    • he sat mutely next to her

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sagely

  • adverb in a wise manner
    wisely.
    • she acted wisely when she invited her parents

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prow

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    stem; fore; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line

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adept

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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speechlessly

  • adverb without speaking
    • he stood up soundlessly and speechlessly and glided across the hallway and through a door

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forefinger

  • noun the finger next to the thumb
    index; index finger.

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finial

  • noun an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

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lugubriously

  • adverb in a sorrowful lugubrious manner
    • his long face lugubriously reflecting a hidden and unexpressed compassion

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stomacher

  • noun garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century

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rightly

  • adverb with honesty
    justly; justifiedly.
    • he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time

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pentacle

  • noun a star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon
    pentangle; pentagram.

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pungently

  • adverb with pungency; in a pungent manner
    • he wrote pungently about his contemporaries
  • adverb with a pungent taste or smell
    • the soup was pungently flavored

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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beak

  • noun beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; neb.

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seawards

  • adverb in the direction of the sea
    seaward; asea.
    • the sailor looked seaward
  • noun the direction toward the sea
    seaward.

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tactfully

  • adverb showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner
    • he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble

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snidely

  • adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner
    superciliously; sneeringly.
    • `I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly

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gable

  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable wall.
  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    William Clark Gable; Clark Gable.

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signpost

  • noun a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
    guidepost.
  • verb mark with a signpost, as of a path

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barb

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; dig; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • noun the pointed part of barbed wire

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apposite

  • adjective satellite being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
    pertinent; apt.
    • the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images
    • an apt reply

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unerringly

  • adverb without making errors
    • he unerringly fixed things for us

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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hobnail

  • noun a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
  • verb supply with hobnails

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boasting

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    self-praise; boast; jactitation.
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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imperiously

  • adverb in an imperious manner
    • imperiously he cut her short

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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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finial

  • noun an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

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luger

  • noun someone who races the luge
    slider.
  • noun a German semiautomatic pistol

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handgun

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; pistol.

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earthward

Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or skyward.

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excitedly

  • adverb with excitement; in an excited manner
    • she shook his hand excitedly

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prideful

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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derringer

  • noun a pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel

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casque

  • noun (15-16th century) any armor for the head; usually ornate without a visor

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cannily

  • adverb with foresight
    presciently.
    • more presciently than they superiors, these workers grasped the economic situation

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hemostat

  • noun a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
    haemostat.

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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