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  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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Hearty; in good spirits. Low, Eng. Dickens.

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  • adverb in an insipid manner
    • insipidly expressed thoughts

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  • noun a woman who is a Scot

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  • adverb in a ravishing manner or to a ravishing degree
    • she was ravishingly beautiful

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(Bot.) The pansy. "The pretty paunce." Spenser.

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  • adverb in a bewitching manner
    enthrallingly; enchantingly; captivatingly.
    • she was bewitchingly beautiful

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(Mil.) (a) A shirt worn by soldiers over their uniform, in order to be able to recognize one another in a night attack. (b) An attack by surprise by soldiers wearing the camisado.
Give them a camisado in night season. Holinshed.

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  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    • The stock market plummeted

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  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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  • 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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  • adverb like a girl
    • she was girlishly shy

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  • adverb in an adorable manner
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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Aberration of mind; delirium. J. Motley.
Deliration or alienation of the understanding. Mede.

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  • adverb in a vapid manner
    • a vapidly smiling salesman

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  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; bewitching; enthralling; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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  • noun the quality of being intangible and not perceptible by touch
    intangibleness; impalpability.

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  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; 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

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  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.

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  • adverb in a bewitching manner
    enthrallingly; bewitchingly; captivatingly.
    • she was bewitchingly beautiful

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An active, springly young man. Obs. "There came two springals of full tender years." Spenser.
Joseph, when he was sold to Potiphar, that great man, was a fair young springall. Latimer.

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  • adverb in a bewitching manner
    enthrallingly; enchantingly; bewitchingly.
    • she was bewitchingly beautiful

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  • noun a mock scepter carried by a court jester
  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud.

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  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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  • adjective satellite very attractive; capturing interest
    taking; winning.
    • a fetching new hairstyle
    • something inexpressibly taking in his manner
    • a winning personality
  • verb go or come after and bring or take back
    bring; fetch; convey; get.
    • Get me those books over there, please
    • Could you bring the wine?
    • The dog fetched the hat

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  • adjective of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropy; thready; stringy.

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  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; teensy; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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  • adjective satellite flashily stylish
    • a snazzy outfit

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  • adjective satellite lighted by or as if by twilight
    twilight; twilit.
    • The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding
    • the twilight glow of the sky
    • a boat on a twilit river
  • adjective satellite naturally having skin of a dark color
    swart; swarthy; dark-skinned.
    • a dark-skinned beauty
    • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
    • a smile on his swarthy face
    • `swart' is archaic

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  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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  • adverb in a spectacular manner
    • the area was spectacularly scenic

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  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; tightlipped; closelipped; secretive.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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  • adjective satellite very pleased
    • I'm chuffed to have won
  • verb blow hard and loudly
    puff; chuff; huff.
    • he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain

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  • adverb in a wholesome manner
    • the papers we found shed some valuable light on this question, wholesomely contradicting all lies

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  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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  • adjective satellite very unpleasant or offensive
    • a grotty little play

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  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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  • adverb quietly in concealment
    in hiding; out of sight.
    • he lay doggo

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  • adverb with strong spices; in a spicy manner
    • the soup was spicily flavored

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  • noun an object that emits or reflects light in an intermittent flickering manner

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  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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  • noun a light loose sleeveless summer dress with a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps that expose the arms and shoulders

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  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; damn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    mend; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends

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  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    smutty; nasty; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes

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  • verb utter in a very loud voice
    shout out.
    • They vociferated their demands

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A landscape. Obs. except in poetry.
Straight my eye hath caught new pleasures, Whilst the landskip round it measures. Milton.

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  • adverb in a provocative manner
    • `Try it,' he said provocatively

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  • adjective satellite very tired

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  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; toothsome; delicious; luscious.
  • adjective satellite capable of arousing desire
    sexually attractive.
    • the delectable Miss Haynes

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  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    canny; clever; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    chary; cagey.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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

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  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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Foreign; not native; exotic. R. -- Ex*ot"ic*al*ness, n.

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  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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  • adverb in a fascinating manner
    • her face became fascinatingly distorted

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  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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  • adverb as a devil; in an evil manner
    fiendishly; diabolically.
    • his writing could be diabolically satiric
  • adverb in a playfully devilish manner
    • the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever

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  • adjective satellite subject to accident or chance or change
    flukey; fluky; chancy.
    • a chancy appeal at best
    • getting that job was definitely fluky
    • a fluky wind
    • an iffy proposition

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  • adverb exceptionally
    • a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find

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  • noun a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English `Miss'

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  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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  • adverb in a youthful manner
    • he is still youthfully enthusiastic

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  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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

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  • adjective satellite characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    airy; aeriform; aerial; aery.
    • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
    • aerial fancies
    • an airy apparition
    • physical rather than ethereal forms
  • adjective of or containing or dissolved in ether
    • ethereal solution

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  • adjective satellite a sharp biting taste
    • a nippy cheese
  • adjective satellite pleasantly cold and invigorating
    nipping; snappy; crisp; frosty.
    • crisp clear nights and frosty mornings
    • a nipping wind
    • a nippy fall day
    • snappy weather

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  • adjective satellite not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
    soft; easygoing.
    • what a cushy job!
    • the easygoing life of a parttime consultant
    • a soft job

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  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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  • adjective satellite provoking fear terror
    scary; shivery; shuddery; chilling.
    • a scary movie
    • the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge

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  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
    matey; palsy-walsy; pally.
  • adjective satellite (used informally) associated on close terms
    thick; buddy-buddy.
    • a close friend
    • the bartender was chummy with the regular customers
    • the two were thick as thieves for months

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  • adverb in a manner or to a degree that dazzles the beholder

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  • adjective satellite strange and somewhat frightening
    • the whole experience was really freaky
  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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  • noun a state of irritation or annoyance
    huff; seeing red.
  • verb cause to be annoyed
    • His behavior really miffed me

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  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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  • adverb in a perplexed manner
    • he looked at his professor perplexedly

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  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    goddamned; goddam; 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
  • verb repair by sewing
    • darn socks

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  • adverb in a strange but not unpleasant manner
    • the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly
  • adverb in a quaint old-fashioned manner
    • the room was quaintly furnished

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  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.
  • noun United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)
    Sophie Tucker.

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  • adverb in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    • Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly
    • how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
    • talking sweet to each other

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  • adjective marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited; it was a gutsy thing to do"
    • you have to admire her
    • the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement"-Judith Crist
    • a gutsy red wine

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  • adverb in an outstanding manner or to an outstanding degree
    • she was outstandingly successful in her profession
  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    unusually; remarkably; unco.
    • she was unusually tall

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  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
    • waste liquors

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  • noun act of reducing or depriving of arms
    • the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete
  • verb remove offensive capability from
    demilitarise; disarm; demilitarize.

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  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; tinny; punk; bum; sleazy; chintzy; cheesy.

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  • adverb in a bewildering and confusing manner
    • her situation was bewilderingly unclear

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  • adjective (British slang) disorderly or chaotic
    • it's a shambolic system

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  • adjective satellite making light of
    withering; annihilating.
    • afire with annihilating invective
    • a devastating portrait of human folly
    • to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; devastate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

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  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • verb gleam or glow intermittently
    wink; winkle; flash; twinkle; blink.
    • The lights were flashing

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  • adverb in a radiant manner
    • the bride smiled radiantly

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  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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  • noun early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
    paigle; Primula veris.
  • noun swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
    May blob; kingcup; water dragon; meadow bright; Caltha palustris; marsh marigold.

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  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed

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  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; clever.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    cagy; chary.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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  • adjective satellite highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    beguiling; tempting; enticing.
    • an alluring prospect
    • her alluring smile
    • the voice was low and beguiling
    • difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement
    • a tempting invitation
  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure; tempt.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food

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  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled; knotted; knobbed; knotty.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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