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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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surprisal

  • noun the act of surprising someone
    surprise.

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absolutist

  • noun one who advocates absolutism
  • adjective pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
    absolutistic.

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obliviousness

  • noun total forgetfulness
    oblivion.
    • he sought the great oblivion of sleep

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hypocritically

  • adverb in a hypocritical manner
    • he behaved hypocritically by praying piously when people were watching

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disinterest

  • noun tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
    neutrality.

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misanthrope

  • noun someone who dislikes people in general
    misanthropist.

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pout

  • noun a disdainful grimace
    wry face; moue.
  • noun marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas
    eelpout.

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varlet

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; knave; scalawag.
  • noun in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
    page.

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nonchalance

  • noun the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
    indifference; unconcern.

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impiously

  • adverb in an impious manner
    • the young members challenged their leader impiously

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anymore

  • adverb at the present or from now on; usually used with a negative
    any longer.
    • Alice doesn't live here anymore
    • the children promised not to quarrel any more

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yahoo

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.
  • noun one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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fiancee

  • noun a woman who is engaged to be married
    bride-to-be.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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blasphemously

  • adverb in a blasphemous manner
    • the sailors were cursing blasphemously

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falsely

  • adverb in an insincerely false manner
    • a seduction on my part would land us with the necessity to rise, bathe and dress, chat falsely about this and that, and emerge into the rest of the evening as though nothing had happened
  • adverb in an incorrect manner
    incorrectly.
    • to credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely

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otherwise

  • adjective satellite other than as supposed or expected
    • the outcome was otherwise
  • adverb in other respects or ways
    • he is otherwise normal
    • the funds are not otherwise available
    • an otherwise hopeless situation

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salvage

  • noun property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • noun the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

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shes

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canna

  • noun any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers

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unawareness

  • noun unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
    unknowingness.

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coyly

  • adverb in a coy manner
    • she pouted and looked at him coyly

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indifference

  • noun unbiased impartial unconcern
  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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fop

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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plausibly

  • adverb easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
    credibly; believably; probably.
    • he talked plausibly before the committee
    • he will probably win the election

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credibly

  • adverb easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
    plausibly; believably; probably.
    • he talked plausibly before the committee
    • he will probably win the election

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innocence

  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    naturalness; artlessness; ingenuousness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; purity; pureness.

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gonna

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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moralist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
  • noun someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
    disciplinarian; martinet.

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fiance

  • noun a man who is engaged to be married
    groom-to-be.

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phrenologist

  • noun someone who claims to be able to read your character from the shape of your skull
    craniologist.

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boyfriend

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; young man.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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yawn

  • noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
    oscitance; yawning; oscitancy.
    • he could not suppress a yawn
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
    • he apologized for his oscitancy
  • verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
    • The child yawned during the long performance

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foolishly

  • adverb without good sense or judgment
    unwisely.
    • He acted foolishly when he agreed to come

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scenario

  • noun an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
  • noun a setting for a work of art or literature
    • the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror

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bailies

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unconcern

  • noun the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
    nonchalance; indifference.
  • noun a feeling of lack of concern

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schoolfellow

  • noun an acquaintance that you go to school with
    schoolmate; class fellow; classmate.

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playmate

  • noun a companion at play
    playfellow.

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sceptic

  • noun someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
    skeptic; doubter.

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microphone

  • noun device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
    mike.

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conjurer

  • noun someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
    illusionist; prestidigitator; magician; conjuror.
  • noun a witch doctor who practices conjury
    conjuror; conjure man.

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omniscience

  • noun the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge

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dare

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    daring.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; presume.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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girlfriend

  • noun any female friend
    • Mary and her girlfriend organized the party
  • noun a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
    girl; lady friend.
    • his girlfriend kicked him out

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hypocrite

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    phoney; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.

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everything

Whatever pertains to the subject under consideration; all things.
More wise, more learned, more just, more everything. Pope.

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impudently

  • adverb in an impudent or impertinent manner
    pertly; impertinently; freshly; saucily.
    • a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently

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unconsciousness

  • noun a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

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atheist

  • noun someone who denies the existence of god
  • adjective related to or characterized by or given to atheism
    atheistical; atheistic.
    • atheist leanings

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scowl

  • noun a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
    frown.
  • verb frown with displeasure

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diviner

  • noun someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
  • adjective satellite emanating from God
    godly; divine.
    • divine judgment
    • divine guidance
    • everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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dare

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    daring.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; presume.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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insensibility

  • noun a lack of sensibility
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; callosity; hardness; unfeelingness.

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vainly

  • adverb to no avail
    in vain.
    • he looked for her in vain
    • the city fathers tried vainly to find a solution

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incomprehension

  • noun an inability to understand
    • his incomprehension of the consequences

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arrogantly

  • adverb in an arrogant manner; afraid of her husband and yet arrogantly proud that she had a husband strong and fierce enough to make her afraid"
    • in the old days she had been harsh and stiff

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outwardly

  • adverb with respect to the outside
    externally.
    • outwardly, the figure is smooth
  • adverb in outward appearance
    • outwardly, she appeared composed

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playfully

  • adverb in a playful manner
    • she loosened the half-hoop of diamonds on her left hand third finger and held it out to him playfully

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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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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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props

  • noun proper respect
    • I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem
  • noun a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
    prop.

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deist

  • noun a person who believes that God created the universe and then abandoned it
    freethinker.
  • adjective of or relating to deism
    deistic.

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nothing

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adverb in no respect; to no degree
    • he looks nothing like his father

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imaginative

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    inventive.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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drama

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    dramatic play; play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
    dramatic event.

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piously

  • adverb in a devout and pious manner
    devoutly.
    • she was devoutly Catholic

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pansy

  • noun large-flowered garden plant derived chiefly from the wild pansy of Europe and having velvety petals of various colors
    Viola tricolor hortensis.
  • noun a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    sissy; milksop; pantywaist; Milquetoast.

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longer

  • noun a person with a strong desire for something
    yearner; thirster.
    • a longer for money
    • a thirster after blood
    • a yearner for knowledge
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    long.
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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e'er

  • adverb at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    always; ever.
    • I will always be there to help you
    • always arrives on time
    • there is always some pollution in the air
    • ever hoping to strike it rich
    • ever busy

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friendliness

  • noun a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company
  • noun a friendly disposition

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presumptuously

  • adverb in a presumptuous manner
    • he presumptuously overstepped the doctor's orders

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binoculars

  • noun an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
    field glasses; opera glasses.

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dare

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    daring.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    make bold; presume.
    • How dare you call my lawyer?

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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politely

  • adverb in a polite manner
    courteously.
    • the policeman answered politely, `Now look here, lady...'

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daddy

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; pa.

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scaffolding

  • noun a system of scaffolds
    staging.
  • verb provide with a scaffold for support
    scaffold.
    • scaffold the building before painting it

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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scenario

  • noun an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
  • noun a setting for a work of art or literature
    • the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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gotta

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apologist

  • noun a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
    justifier; vindicator.
    • an apologist for capital punishment

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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papist

  • noun an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Romanism
    Roman Catholic; popish; papistic; romish; R.C.; papistical; Roman; Romanist.
    • the Roman Catholic Church

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naivete

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivety; naiveness.

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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honestly

  • adverb (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
    candidly; frankly.
    • honestly, I don't believe it
    • candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience
    • frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn
  • adverb in an honest manner
    aboveboard.
    • in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it
    • was known for dealing aboveboard in everything

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • 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 the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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charlatan

  • noun a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
    mountebank.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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justly

  • adverb with honesty
    rightly; justifiedly.
    • he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time
  • adverb in accordance with moral or social standards
    right.
    • that serves him right
    • do right by him

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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cynically

  • adverb with cynicism; in a cynical manner
    • Larsen's frost-blackened lips curved cynically

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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fraudulently

  • adverb in a dishonest and fraudulent manner
    • this money was fraudulently obtained

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anything

Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope.
They do not know that anything is amiss with them. W. G. Sumner.

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hardly

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; barely; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb almost not
    scarcely.
    • he hardly ever goes fishing
    • he was hardly more than sixteen years old
    • they scarcely ever used the emergency generator

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shyness

  • noun a feeling of fear of embarrassment

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objector

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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deafness

  • noun partial or complete loss of hearing
    hearing loss.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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picnic

  • noun a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    field day; outing.
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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superscription

  • noun an inscription written above something else
  • noun the activity of superscribing

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