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necessitous

  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; needy; impoverished; destitute; indigent.

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punishable

  • adjective satellite liable to or deserving punishment
    • punishable offenses
  • adjective satellite subject to punishment by law
    penal.
    • a penal offense

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undeserver

One of no merit; one who is nor deserving or worthy. Obs. Shak.

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grinding

  • noun material resulting from the process of grinding
    • vegetable grindings clogged the drain
  • noun a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)

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degrading

  • adjective satellite harmful to the mind or morals
    corrupting.
    • corrupt judges and their corrupting influence
    • the vicious and degrading cult of violence
  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
    degrade.

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schnook

  • noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
    shnook.
    • don't be such an apologetic shnook

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nonaged

  • adjective not of legal age
    underage; minor.
    • minor children

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cuckold

  • noun a man whose wife committed adultery
  • verb be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    cheat; cheat on; betray; wander.
    • She cheats on her husband
    • Might her husband be wandering?

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dower

  • noun money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
    portion; dowery; dowry.
  • noun a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband

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schnook

  • noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
    shnook.
    • don't be such an apologetic shnook

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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pilgarlic

One who has lost his hair by disease; a sneaking fellow, or one who is hardly used.

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abysmally

  • adverb in a terrible manner
    rottenly; abominably; awfully; terribly; atrociously.
    • she sings terribly

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shnook

  • noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
    schnook.
    • don't be such an apologetic shnook

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patronless

  • adjective having little patronage or few clients
    unpatronized; unpatronised.
    • a restaurant unpatronized by the elite

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undeserving

  • adjective satellite not deserving
    unworthy.
    • the undeserving poor

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abjectly

  • adverb in a hopeless resigned manner
    resignedly.
    • she shrugged her shoulders abjectly

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squalidly

  • adverb in a sordid or squalid way
    sordidly.

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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nonworking

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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wretchedly

  • adverb in a wretched manner
    • `I can't remember who I am,' I said, wretchedly

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cogitator

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foamers

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endemical

  • adjective of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality
    endemic.
    • diseases endemic to the tropics
    • endemic malaria
    • food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world

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shmuck

  • noun (Yiddish) a jerk
    shmo; schmo; schmuck.

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apprentice

  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    prentice; learner.
  • verb be or work as an apprentice
    • She apprenticed with the great master

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settleability

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houseless

Destitute of the shelter of a house; shelterless; homeless; as, a houseless wanderer.

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bris

  • noun the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
    Berit; Berith; Brith; Briss.

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pitiably

  • adverb in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion
    pathetically.
    • the sick child cried pathetically

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schmoe

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evangelical

  • adjective relating to or being a Christian church believing in personal conversion and the inerrancy of the Bible especially the 4 Gospels
    • evangelical Christianity
    • an ultraconservative evangelical message
  • adjective of or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament

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nurser

  • noun a person who treats something carefully
    • a great nurser of pennies

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detestably

  • adverb in an offensive and hateful manner
    repulsively; odiously; abominably.
    • I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably

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stocking

  • noun close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • noun the activity of supplying a stock of something
    • he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

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slob

  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; pig.

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nutritionally

  • adverb with regard to nutrition
    • nutritionally, her new diet is suicide

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simps

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shelterless

Destitute of shelter or protection.
Now sad and shelterless perhaps she lies. Rowe.

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sackless

Quiet; peaceable; harmless; innocent. Obs. or Prov. Eng.

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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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complier

One who complies, yields, or obeys; one of an easy, yieldy temper. Swift.

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unacceptably

  • adverb to an unacceptable degree
    intolerably.
    • The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high

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goddam

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • adverb extremely
    goddamned; goddamn.
    • you are goddamn right!

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horrendous

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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blighter

  • noun a persistently annoying person
    pesterer; cuss; pest; gadfly.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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labouring

  • adjective satellite doing arduous or unpleasant work
    toiling; drudging; laboring.
    • drudging peasants
    • the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton
    • toiling coal miners in the black deeps
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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speller

  • noun someone who spells words
    good speller; poor speller.
  • noun an introductory textbook to teach spelling

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dire

  • adjective satellite fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
    desperate.
    • a desperate illness
    • on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall
    • a dire emergency
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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beseech

  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    bid; entreat; press; adjure; conjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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appallingly

  • adverb to an appalling extent
    • the prisoners were appallingly thin

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socioeconomically

  • adverb with respect to socioeconomic factors
    • they are far apart socioeconomically

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misfortunate

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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genteelly

  • adverb in a genteel manner
    • the English lived genteelly in India

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blighter

  • noun a persistently annoying person
    pesterer; cuss; pest; gadfly.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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irremovable

  • adjective incapable of being removed or away or dismiss
    • irremovable boulders
    • irremovable obstacles

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struggler

  • noun a person who struggles with difficulties or with great effort

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depressingly

  • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

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almsfolk

Persons supported by alms; almsmen. Archaic Holinshed.

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shamefaced

  • adjective satellite extremely modest or shy
    • cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise"- H.O.Taylor
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of shame
    sheepish.

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widdy

A rope or halter made of flexible twigs, or withes, as of birch. Scot.

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miserably

  • adverb in a miserable manner
    • I bit my lip miserably and nodded

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dogsbody

  • noun a worker who has to do all the unpleasant or boring jobs that no one else wants to do

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inexcusably

  • adverb in an unpardonable manner or to an unpardonable degree
    unforgivably; unpardonably.
    • he was inexcusably cruel to his wife
  • adverb without any excuse
    unjustifiably.
    • he is unjustifiably harsh on her

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schlep

  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlepper; shlepper; shlep.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey
    shlep.

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monetary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    pecuniary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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implore

  • verb call upon in supplication; entreat
    pray; beg.
    • I beg you to stop!

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resourceless

  • adjective satellite lacking or deficient in natural resources

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copers

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necessitous

  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; needy; impoverished; destitute; indigent.

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buckra

A white man; -- a term used by negroes of the African coast, West Indies, etc.

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deucedly

  • adverb (used as intensives) extremely
    deadly; insanely; madly; devilishly.
    • she was madly in love
    • deadly dull
    • deadly earnest
    • deucedly clever
    • insanely jealous

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clodpole

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penalise

  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    penalize; punish.
    • 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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waxen

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxy.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxy; waxlike.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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agricultural

  • adjective relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
    • agricultural engineering
    • modern agricultural (or farming) methods
    • agricultural (or farm) equipment
    • an agricultural college
  • adjective satellite relating to rural matters
    farming; agrarian.
    • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
    • farming communities

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chronically

  • adverb in a habitual and longstanding manner
    inveterate.
    • smoking chronically
  • adverb in a slowly developing and long lasting manner
    • chronically ill persons

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beadsman

  • noun a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
    bedesman.

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plaguey

  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; pestiferous; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers
  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong

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weatherability

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workless

Without work; not laboring; as, many people were still workless.

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bedesman

  • noun a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another
    beadsman.

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disappointingly

  • adverb in a disappointing manner
    • the discoverer of argon, Sir William Ramsay, looked disappointingly ordinary

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slob

  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; pig.

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prognosticator

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; predictor.

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deplorably

  • adverb in an unfortunate or deplorable manner
    woefully; lamentably; sadly.
    • he was sadly neglected
    • it was woefully inadequate

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workingwoman

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distressingly

  • adverb unpleasantly
    painfully.
    • his ignorance was painfully obvious

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limitary

Placed at the limit, as a guard. "Proud limitary cherub." Milton.

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notoriously

  • adverb to a notorious degree
    • European emigres, who notoriously used to repair to the British Museum to write seditious pamphlets

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guatemalan

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Guatemala or its residents
    • Guatemalan coffee

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laughably

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    ridiculously; preposterously; ludicrously.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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tipper

  • noun a person who leaves a tip
    • a generous tipper
  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper lorry; tip truck; tipper truck; dumper.

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crushingly

  • adverb in a crushing manner
    • the team was crushingly defeated

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dear

  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
    lamb.

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unfriended

Wanting friends; not befriended; not countenanced or supported. Goldsmith.
If Richard indeed does come back, it must be alone, unfollowed, unfriended. Sir W. Scott.

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halfpennyworth

  • noun the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
    ha'p'orth.

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shockingly

  • adverb extremely
    • teachers were shockingly underpaid
  • adverb so as to shock the feelings

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discouragingly

  • adverb in a discouraging manner
    • the failure rate on the bar exam is discouragingly high

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visualizer

  • noun one whose prevailing mental imagery is visual
    visualiser.

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victimize

  • verb make a victim of
    victimise.
    • I was victimized by this con-man
  • verb punish unjustly
    victimise.

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speculatist

One who speculates, or forms theories; a speculator; a theorist.
The very ingenious speculatist, Mr. Hume. V. Knox.

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propertyless

  • adjective satellite of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    working-class; wage-earning; blue-collar.
    • party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw

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tradecraft

  • noun skill acquired through experience in a trade; often used to discuss skill in espionage
    • instructional designers are trained in something that might be called tradecraft
    • the CIA chief of station accepted responsibility for his agents' failures of tradecraft

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