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imponderable

  • noun a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
    • human behavior depends on many imponderables
  • adjective difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision
    • such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility

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lidless

  • adjective not having or covered with a lid or lids
    • a lidless container
  • adjective satellite having no lid
    • a lidless container

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isostatic

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ctrl

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isostatically

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backspace

  • noun the typewriter key used for back spacing
    backspace key; backspacer.
  • verb hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard
    • To erase, you must backspace

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esc

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redial

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semidry

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urgency

  • noun the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
  • noun pressing importance requiring speedy action
    • the urgency of his need

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uniaxial

(Crystallog.) Having but one optic axis, or line of no double refraction. ✍ In uniaxial crystals, the optic axis has the direction of the vertical crystallographic axis. All tetragonal and hexagonal crystals are uniaxial.

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suavely

  • adverb with suavity; in a suave manner
    • he is suavely charming and all the ladies love him

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solicitation

  • noun an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
    • a solicitation to the king for relief
  • noun request for a sum of money
    appeal; collection; ingathering.
    • an appeal to raise money for starving children

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idiotically

  • adverb in an idiotic manner
    • what arouses the indignation of the honest satirist is not the fact that people in positions of power or influence behave idiotically

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doorbell

  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; bell.

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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entreaty

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    appeal; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm

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thumb

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    pollex.
  • noun the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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invitation

  • noun a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
    • an invitation to lunch
    • she threw the invitation away
  • noun a tempting allurement
    • she was an invitation to trouble

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importunately

  • adverb in a beseeching manner
    entreatingly; imploringly; beseechingly; pleadingly.
    • `You must help me,' she said imploringly

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undaunted

  • adjective satellite unshaken in purpose
    unshaken; undismayed.
    • wholly undismayed by the commercial failure of the three movies he had made
  • adjective satellite resolutely courageous
    • undaunted in the face of death

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exigency

  • noun a pressing or urgent situation
    • the health-care exigency
  • noun a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    pinch; emergency.
    • he never knew what to do in an emergency

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treadle

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; foot pedal.
  • verb tread over
    • the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones

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deadline

  • noun the point in time at which something must be completed

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importunity

  • noun insistent solicitation and entreaty
    urging; urgency.
    • his importunity left me no alternative but to agree

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tiresomely

  • adverb in a tedious manner
    boringly; tediously.
    • boringly slow work
    • he plodded tediously forward

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urgently

  • adverb with great urgency
    desperately.
    • health care reform is needed urgently
    • the soil desperately needed potash

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nigher

  • adverb (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance
    closer; nearer.
    • come closer, my dear!
    • they drew nearer
    • getting nearer to the true explanation
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near; 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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relentlessly

  • adverb in a relentless manner
    unrelentingly.
    • he worked relentlessly

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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tab

  • noun the bill in a restaurant
    check; chit.
    • he asked the waiter for the check
  • noun sensationalist journalism
    tabloid; yellow journalism.

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gently

  • adverb in a gradual manner
    • a gently sloping terrain
  • adverb in a gentle manner
    mildly.
    • he talked gently to the injured animal

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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teflon

  • noun a material used to coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking is to be avoided
    polytetrafluoroethylene.

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onward

  • adverb forward in time or order or degree
    forward; forth.
    • from that time forth
    • from the sixth century onward
  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onwards; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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erection

  • noun an erect penis
    hard-on.
  • noun a structure that has been erected

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delete

  • verb remove or make invisible
    cancel.
    • Please delete my name from your list
  • verb wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
    erase.
    • Who erased the files form my hard disk?

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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exigency

  • noun a pressing or urgent situation
    • the health-care exigency
  • noun a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    pinch; emergency.
    • he never knew what to do in an emergency

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existential

  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    experiential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey
  • adjective of or as conceived by existentialism
    • an existential moment of choice

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avocation

  • noun an auxiliary activity
    sideline; spare-time activity; by-line; pursuit; hobby.

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hydrostatic

  • adjective relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit
    • hydrostatic pressure

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invitation

  • noun a request (spoken or written) to participate or be present or take part in something
    • an invitation to lunch
    • she threw the invitation away
  • noun a tempting allurement
    • she was an invitation to trouble

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importunity

  • noun insistent solicitation and entreaty
    urging; urgency.
    • his importunity left me no alternative but to agree

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thigh

  • noun the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
  • noun the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
    second joint.

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necessity

  • noun the condition of being essential or indispensable
  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; essential.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained

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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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urgency

  • noun the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
  • noun pressing importance requiring speedy action
    • the urgency of his need

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arousal

  • noun the act of arousing
    rousing.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • noun a state of heightened physiological activity

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deferentially

  • adverb in a servile manner
    submissively.
    • he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor
  • adverb in a respectfully deferential manner
    • he listened deferentially

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tenderly

  • adverb with tenderness; in a tender manner
    • tenderly she placed her arms round him

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hydraulically

  • adverb in a hydraulic manner
    hydraulicly.
    • the block is then tested hydraulically to its full design test pressure on each stream separately

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entreaty

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    appeal; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm

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cider

  • noun a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
    cyder.

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inflexibly

  • adverb in an inflexible manner
    • `You will--because you must!,' Madam told her inflexibly

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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kiss

  • noun the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    buss; osculation.
  • noun a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

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dispatch

  • noun an official report (usually sent in haste)
    despatch; communique.
  • noun the act of sending off something
    despatch; shipment.

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desideratum

  • noun something desired as a necessity
    • the desiderata for a vacation are time and money

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unfaltering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unshakable; unwavering.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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knuckles

  • noun a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
    knuckle duster; knucks; brass knuckles; brass knucks.
  • noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
    metacarpophalangeal joint; knuckle; knuckle joint.

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preoccupation

  • noun an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; preoccupancy; engrossment.

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superstitiously

  • adverb in a superstitious manner
    • superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th

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solicitation

  • noun an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
    • a solicitation to the king for relief
  • noun request for a sum of money
    appeal; collection; ingathering.
    • an appeal to raise money for starving children

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throng

  • noun a large gathering of people
    concourse; multitude.
  • verb press tightly together or cram
    mob; jam; pile; pack.
    • The crowd packed the auditorium

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distractedly

  • adverb in a distracted manner
    • `Come in,' he said distractedly

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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tumultuously

  • adverb in a tumultuous and riotous manner
    riotously.
    • the crowd was demonstrating tumultuously

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affectionately

  • adverb with affection
    dear; dearly.
    • she loved him dearly
    • he treats her affectionately

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irons

  • noun metal shackles; for hands or legs
    chains.
  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe; iron.

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frantically

  • adverb in an uncontrolled manner
    madly.
    • she fought back madly

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throng

  • noun a large gathering of people
    concourse; multitude.
  • verb press tightly together or cram
    mob; jam; pile; pack.
    • The crowd packed the auditorium

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oilseed

  • noun any of several seeds that yield oil
    oil-rich seed.

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lightly

  • adverb without good reason
    • one cannot say such things lightly
  • adverb with few burdens
    light.
    • experienced travellers travel light

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forefinger

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

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emergency

  • noun a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    pinch; exigency.
    • he never knew what to do in an emergency
  • noun a state in which martial law applies
    • the governor declared a state of emergency

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hindmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindermost; rearmost.

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priority

  • noun status established in order of importance or urgency
    precedency; precedence.
    • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
    • national independence takes priority over class struggle
  • noun preceding in time
    antecedency; precedence; anteriority; antecedence; precedency.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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deadline

  • noun the point in time at which something must be completed

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remonstrance

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; objection; remonstration.

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rhythmically

  • adverb in a rhythmic manner
    • the chair rocked rhythmically back and forth

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anxiety

  • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
    anxiousness.
  • noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

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thigh

  • noun the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
  • noun the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
    second joint.

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uncomfortably

  • adverb in physical discomfort
    • she lay on the couch, her body uncomfortably twisted

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surreptitiously

  • adverb in a surreptitious manner
    sneakily.
    • he was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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thumb

  • noun the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
    pollex.
  • noun the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

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rewind

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midday

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; twelve noon; noontide; noonday.

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inwards

  • adverb to or toward the inside of
    inward; in.
    • come in
    • smash in the door
  • adverb toward the center or interior
    inward.
    • move the needle further inwards!

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bulge

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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eagerly

  • adverb with eagerness; in an eager manner
    thirstily.
    • the news was eagerly awaited

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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fervently

  • adverb with passionate fervor
    fierily; fervidly.
    • both those for and against are fervently convinced they speak for the great majority of the people
    • a fierily opinionated book

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seam

  • noun joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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hip

  • noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  • noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    pelvis; pelvic girdle; pelvic arch.

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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hydraulic

  • adjective moved or operated or effected by liquid (water or oil)
    • hydraulic erosion
    • hydraulic brakes
  • adjective of or relating to the study of hydraulics
    • hydraulic engineer

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worry

  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    headache; vexation; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
    trouble.
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles

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firmly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; steadfastly; unwaveringly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm
  • adverb in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
    securely.
    • she held the child securely

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warmly

  • adverb in a hearty manner
    heartily; cordially.
    • `Yes,' the children chorused heartily
    • We welcomed her warmly
  • adverb in a warm manner
    warm.
    • warmly dressed
    • warm-clad skiers

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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