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undecorated

  • adjective not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction
    unadorned.

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excavate

  • verb recover through digging
    unearth.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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zuni

  • noun a member of the Pueblo people living in western New Mexico

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recovered

  • adjective satellite freed from illness or injury
    cured; healed.
    • the patient appears cured
    • the incision is healed
    • appears to be entirely recovered
    • when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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inscribed

  • adjective satellite written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; inscribe; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree

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dating

  • noun use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    geological dating.
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

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datable

  • adjective that can be given a date
    dateable.
    • a concrete and datable happening"- C.W.Shumaker

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unearth

  • verb bring to light
    • The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President
  • verb recover through digging
    excavate.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold

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mycenaean

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Mycenae or its inhabitants
    • Mycenaean bronzes

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unglazed

  • adjective not furnished with glass
    glassless.
    • windows were unglazed to admit as much light and air as possible
  • adjective not having a shiny coating
    • unglazed paper

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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collected

  • adjective brought together in one place
    gathered.
    • the collected works of Milton
    • the gathered folds of the skirt
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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neolithic

  • adjective of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
    • evidence of neolithic settlements
  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic Age.

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strive

  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach.
    • straining our ears to hear

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byzantine

Of or pertaining to Byzantium. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Byzantium, now Constantinople; sometimes, applied to an inhabitant of the modern city of Constantinople. Written also Bizantine. Its leading forms are the round arch, the dome, the pillar, the circle, and the cross. The capitals of the pillars are the endless variety, and full of invention. The mosque of St. Sophia, Constantinople, and the church of St. Mark, Venice, are prominent examples of Byzantine architecture.

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decorated

  • adjective provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
    adorned.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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strew

  • verb spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic)
    straw.
    • strew toys all over the carpet
  • verb cover; be dispersed over
    • Dead bodies strewed the ground

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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pulverized

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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lying

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    prevarication; fabrication.
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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crushed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
    • crushed velvet
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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belonging

  • noun happiness felt in a secure relationship
    • with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging
  • verb be owned by; be in the possession of
    belong.
    • This book belongs to me

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incised

  • adjective satellite sharply and deeply indented
  • verb make an incision into by carving or cutting
    incise.

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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dated

  • adjective satellite marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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discovered

  • adjective satellite discovered or determined by scientific observation
    observed; ascertained.
    • variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number of factors
    • the discovered behavior norms
    • discovered differences in achievement
    • no explanation for the observed phenomena
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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tempered

  • adjective made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    hardened; treated; toughened.
    • a sword of tempered steel
    • tempered glass
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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indicate

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    bespeak; signal; betoken; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    show; designate; point.
    • I showed the customer the glove section
    • He pointed to the empty parking space
    • he indicated his opponents

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minoan

  • noun a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of Crete
    • the Minoan palace at Knossos

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represent

  • verb take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    correspond; stand for.
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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glazed

  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glassy.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom
  • verb coat with a glaze
    glaze.
    • the potter glazed the dishes
    • glaze the bread with eggwhite

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mixed

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    motley; sundry; miscellaneous; assorted.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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ceramic

  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
  • adjective of or relating to or made from a ceramic
    • a ceramic dish

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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painted

  • adjective coated with paint
    • freshly painted lawn furniture
  • verb make a painting
    paint.
    • he painted all day in the garden
    • He painted a painting of the garden

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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weathered

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weatherworn; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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indicate

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    bespeak; signal; betoken; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    show; designate; point.
    • I showed the customer the glove section
    • He pointed to the empty parking space
    • he indicated his opponents

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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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numerous

  • adjective satellite amounting to a large indefinite number
    legion.
    • numerous times
    • the family was numerous
    • Palomar's fans are legion

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belong

  • verb be owned by; be in the possession of
    • This book belongs to me
  • verb be suitable or acceptable
    • This student somehow doesn't belong

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eleven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
    11; XI.
  • noun a team that plays football
    football team.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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diagnostic

  • adjective concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis
    • a diagnostic reading test
  • adjective satellite characteristic or indicative of a disease
    symptomatic.
    • a diagnostic sign of yellow fever
    • a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever
    • symptomatic of insanity
    • a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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few

  • noun a small elite group
    • it was designed for the discriminating few
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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showing

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; screening.
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; display.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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fragmentary

  • adjective satellite consisting of small disconnected parts
    fragmental.
    • fragmentary remains

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used

  • adjective employed in accomplishing something
    • the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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twelve

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
    12; dozen; XII.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
    12; dozen; xii.

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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contained

  • adjective satellite gotten under control
    • the oil spill is contained
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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include

  • verb have as a part, be made up out of
    • The list includes the names of many famous writers
  • verb consider as part of something
    • I include you in the list of culprits

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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etc.

  • adverb continuing in the same way
    and so forth; and so on; etcetera.

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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discarded

  • adjective satellite thrown away
    cast-off; thrown-away; throwaway.
    • wearing someone's cast-off clothes
    • throwaway children living on the streets
    • salvaged some thrown-away furniture
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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eight

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octet; octad; VIII; eighter; 8; eighter from Decatur; octonary.
  • noun a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
    Ashcan School.

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • 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 come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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gathered

  • adjective brought together in one place
    collected.
    • the collected works of Milton
    • the gathered folds of the skirt
  • verb assemble or get together
    collect; pull together; gather; garner.
    • gather some stones
    • pull your thoughts together

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powdered

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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covered

  • adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
    • women with covered faces
    • covered wagons
    • a covered balcony
  • verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    cover.
    • cover her face with a handkerchief
    • cover the child with a blanket
    • cover the grave with flowers

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impressed

  • adjective satellite deeply or markedly affected or influenced
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move; impress.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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coarse

  • adjective of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
    harsh.
    • coarse meal
    • coarse sand
    • a coarse weave
  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; uncouth; vulgar; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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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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innumerable

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous; countless.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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occasional

  • adjective satellite occurring from time to time
    • took an occasional glass of wine
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    episodic.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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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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collecting

  • noun the act of gathering something together
    assembling; aggregation; collection.
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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instead

  • adverb in place of, or as an alternative to
    alternatively; or else.
    • Felix became a herpetologist instead
    • alternatively we could buy a used car
  • adverb on the contrary; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"
    rather.
    • rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left
    • he didn't call
    • used English terms instead of Latin ones

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archaeological

  • adjective related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
    archeological; archaeologic; archeologic.
    • an archaeological dig
    • a dramatic archaeological discovery

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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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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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placed

  • adjective satellite situated in a particular spot or position
    located; set; situated.
    • valuable centrally located urban land
    • strategically placed artillery
    • a house set on a hilltop
    • nicely situated on a quiet riverbank
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • 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 come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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buried

  • adjective placed in a grave
    interred; inhumed.
    • the hastily buried corpses
  • verb cover from sight
    bury.
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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without

On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

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polished

  • adjective perfected or made shiny and smooth
    • his polished prose
    • in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes
    • freshly polished silver
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth; smoothen.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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worthless

  • adjective lacking in usefulness or value
    • a worthless idler
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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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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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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mainly

  • adverb for the most part
    principally; in the main; chiefly; primarily.
    • he is mainly interested in butterflies

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countless

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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mostly

  • adverb in large part; mainly or chiefly
    for the most part; largely.
    • These accounts are largely inactive
  • adverb usually; as a rule
    by and large; generally; more often than not.
    • by and large it doesn't rain much here

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