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coapt

  • verb cause to adhere
    conglutinate.
    • The wounds were coapted
  • verb fit tightly and fasten

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defrayable

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functionate

The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; per formance. "In the function of his public calling." Swift.

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accruable

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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mineralize

  • verb convert into a mineral substance
  • verb transform (a metal) into an ore

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debitable

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joinable

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channelise

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelize.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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reseat

  • verb provide with a new seat
    • reseat the old broken chair
  • verb provide with new seats
    • reseat Carnegie Hall

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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assertable

  • adjective satellite capable of being affirmed or asserted
    affirmable.
    • a quality affirmable of every member of the family

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commutate

  • verb reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current

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configured

  • adjective satellite organized so as to give configuration to
    • a magnet is surrounded by a configured field
  • verb set up for a particular purpose
    configure.
    • configure my new computer
    • configure a plane for a combat mission

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resource

  • noun available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  • noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
    • the local library is a valuable resource

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atomize

  • verb spray very finely
    atomise.
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomise; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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allocable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocatable.

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calcify

  • verb become impregnated with calcium salts
  • verb become inflexible and unchanging
    • Old folks can calcify

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shim

  • noun a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices

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boot

  • noun footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  • noun British term for the luggage compartment in a car

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chaperon

  • noun one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    chaperone.
  • verb accompany as a chaperone
    chaperone.

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acclimatize

  • verb get used to a certain climate
    acclimate; acclimatise.
    • They never acclimatized in Egypt

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accessorized

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initialize

  • verb assign an initial value to a computer program
    initialise.
  • verb divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
    initialise; format.
    • Please format this disk before entering data!

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credential

  • noun a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
    credentials; certificate; certification.

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merchandise

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; ware.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • verb engage in the trade of
    trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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punctuate

  • verb insert punctuation marks into
    mark.
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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visa

  • noun an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
  • verb provide (a passport) with a visa

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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victual

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; comestible; eatable.
  • verb supply with food
    • The population was victualed during the war

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credentialled

  • adjective satellite certified as professional by evidence or testimonials
    • credentialled day care workers

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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tithe

  • noun a levy of one tenth of something
  • noun an offering of a tenth part of some personal income

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inhaler

  • noun a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
    inhalator.

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allocatable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocable.

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decrypt

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decipher.

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aline

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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format

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; formatting; data format.
  • noun the general appearance of a publication

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winterize

  • verb prepare for winter
    winterise.
    • winterize cars
    • winterize your houses

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ripen

  • verb cause to ripen or develop fully
    mature.
    • The sun ripens the fruit
    • Age matures a good wine
  • verb grow ripe
    • The plums ripen in July

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necklace

  • noun jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

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functioning

  • noun process or manner of functioning or operating
    performance; operation.
    • the power of its engine determines its operation
    • the plane's operation in high winds
    • they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    • the jet's performance conformed to high standards
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run; operate.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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disjoin

  • verb make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
    disjoint.
  • verb become separated, disconnected or disjoint
    disjoint.

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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outgo

  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outlay; expenditure.
  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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paragraph

  • noun one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
  • verb divide into paragraphs, as of text
    • This story is well paragraphed

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reconnected

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format

  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; formatting; data format.
  • noun the general appearance of a publication

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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footnote

  • noun a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
    footer.
  • verb add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments
    annotate.
    • The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel

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occlude

  • verb block passage through
    obstruct; close up; obturate; jam; impede; block.
    • obstruct the path

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decertify

  • verb cause to be no longer approved or accepted
    derecognise; derecognize.
    • Carter derecognized Taiwan in 1979 after the U.S. recognized the People's Republic of China

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enunciate

  • verb speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    sound out; pronounce; articulate; say; enounce.
    • She pronounces French words in a funny way
    • I cannot say `zip wire'
    • Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • verb express or state clearly
    vocalize; vocalise; articulate.

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decontaminate

  • verb rid of contamination
    • The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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accessorize

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inhaler

  • noun a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
    inhalator.

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accoutered

  • adjective satellite provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military)
    accoutred.
    • troops accoutered for battle
    • properly accoutered for the trip
  • verb provide with military equipment
    accouter; accoutre.

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classifiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being classified
    distinctive.

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ovulate

  • verb produce and discharge eggs
    • women ovulate about once every month

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vet

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; veterinary; veterinarian.
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; ex-serviceman.

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reinstall

  • verb install again
    • She reinstalled the washer after it had been repaired

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contextualised

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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channelise

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelize.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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ruff

  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    frill.
  • noun a high tight collar
    ruffle; choker; neck ruff.

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scope

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; range; compass.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    setting; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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align

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table
  • verb be or come into adjustment with

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attemper

  • verb modify the temperature of
    • attemper the air

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handled

  • adjective having a usually specified type of handle
    • pearl-handled revolver
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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heal

  • verb heal or recover
    mend.
    • My broken leg is mending
  • verb get healthy again
    • The wound is healing slowly

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aligned

  • adjective brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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demodulate

  • verb extract information from a modulated carrier wave

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compile

  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; 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
  • verb put together out of existing material
    compose.
    • compile a list

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mike

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

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husband

  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; hubby.
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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downshift

  • noun a change from a financially rewarding but stressful career to a less well paid but more fulfilling one
  • noun a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle

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syllabify

  • verb divide into syllables
    syllabize; syllabise; syllabicate.
    • syllabify the words

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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decrypt

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decipher.

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compost

  • noun a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer
  • verb convert to compost
    • compost organic debris

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unmounted

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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contextualise

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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gap

  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    spread.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs
  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    opening.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall

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housebroken

  • adjective satellite (of pets) trained to urinate and defecate outside or in a special place
    house-trained.
    • housebroken pets
    • `house-trained' is chiefly British

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align

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table
  • verb be or come into adjustment with

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fireproof

  • verb make resistant to fire
  • adjective satellite impervious to damage by fire

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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ballast

  • noun any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
  • noun coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

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carnality

  • noun feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
    pruriency; lasciviousness; lubricity; prurience.

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dimension

  • noun the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    attribute; property.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property

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outrider

  • noun an escort who rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard)

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contextualized

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detonate

  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    explode; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb
  • verb burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
    explode; blow up.
    • the bomb detonated at noon
    • The Molotov cocktail exploded

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construable

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decode

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decipher; decrypt.

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apportionable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    allocatable; allocable.

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shoelace

  • noun a lace used for fastening shoes
    shoestring; shoe string; shoe lace.

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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receipt

  • noun the act of receiving
    reception.
  • noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

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outfitted

  • adjective satellite furnished with essential equipment for a particular occupation or undertaking occupation
    fitted out.
    • a well outfitted expedition to the South Pole
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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healed

  • adjective satellite freed from illness or injury
    cured; recovered.
    • 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 heal or recover
    mend; heal.
    • My broken leg is mending

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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inflate

  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated
  • verb fill with gas or air
    blow up.
    • inflate a balloons

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notarize

  • verb authenticate as a notary
    notarise.
    • We had to have the signature notarized

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