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smothering

  • adjective satellite causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
    suffocating; suffocative.
    • the choking June dust
    • the smothering soft voices
    • smothering heat
    • the room was suffocating--hot and airless
  • verb envelop completely
    smother; surround.
    • smother the meat in gravy

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overgarment

  • noun a garment worn over other garments
    outer garment.

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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overcoating

  • noun an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
    overcoat.

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rollover

  • noun the act of changing the institution that invests your pension plan without incurring a tax penalty

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headgear

  • noun clothing for the head
    headdress.
  • noun the hoist at the pithead of a mine

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anthracis

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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suffocating

  • adjective satellite causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
    suffocative; smothering.
    • the choking June dust
    • the smothering soft voices
    • smothering heat
    • the room was suffocating--hot and airless
  • verb deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    asphyxiate; suffocate; smother.
    • Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow
    • The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor

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colouration

  • noun the timbre of a musical sound
    color; colour; coloration.
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • noun appearance with regard to color
    coloration.
    • her healthy coloration

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fiercely

  • adverb in a physically fierce manner
    ferociously.
    • silence broken by dogs barking ferociously
    • they fought fiercely
  • adverb in an emotionally fierce manner
    • she was fiercely proud of her children

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earmuff

  • noun either of a pair of ear coverings (usually connected by a headband) that are worn to keep the ears warm in cold weather

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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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clothing

  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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ferociously

  • adverb in a physically fierce manner
    fiercely.
    • silence broken by dogs barking ferociously
    • they fought fiercely

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earthing

  • noun fastening electrical equipment to earth
    grounding.
  • verb hide in the earth like a hunted animal
    earth.

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maternally

  • adverb in a maternal manner; as a mother
    motherly.
    • she loved her students almost maternally

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sheathing

  • noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
    overlayer; overlay.
  • verb cover with a protective sheathing
    sheathe.
    • sheathe her face

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bondholder

  • noun a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

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undercoat

  • noun seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
    underseal.
  • noun the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
    ground; primer coat; flat coat; priming coat; primer; priming.

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paternally

  • adverb in a paternal manner
    • he behaves very paternally toward his young bride

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goggles

  • noun tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
  • verb look with amazement; look stupidly
    goggle; gape; gawk; gawp.

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don

  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.

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coloration

  • noun the timbre of a musical sound
    color; colouration; colour.
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • noun appearance with regard to color
    colouration.
    • her healthy coloration

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obsessively

  • adverb in a compulsive manner
    compulsively; obsessionally.
    • he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk

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coloration

  • noun the timbre of a musical sound
    color; colouration; colour.
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • noun appearance with regard to color
    colouration.
    • her healthy coloration

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preplanned

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amulet

  • noun a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
    talisman.

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environmentally

  • adverb for the environment
    • the new recycling policy is environmentally safe

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encasement

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case
    incasement.

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jealously

  • adverb with jealousy
    • he guarded his privacy jealously
  • adverb with jealousy; in an envious manner
    enviously; covetously.
    • he looked at his friend's new car jealously

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coverall

  • noun a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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antifascist

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cocoon

  • noun silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  • verb retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
    • Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings
    • She loves to stay at home and cocoon

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amulet

  • noun a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
    talisman.

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songwriter

  • noun a composer of words or music for popular songs
    ballad maker; songster.

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splint

  • noun a thin sliver of wood
    • he lit the fire with a burning splint
  • noun an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)

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covering

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

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rollins

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colloid

  • noun a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

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firefighter

  • noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    fire-eater; fire fighter; fireman.

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outerwear

  • noun clothing for use outdoors
    overclothes.

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insufficiently

  • adverb to an insufficient degree
    • he was insufficiently prepared

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tariff

  • noun a government tax on imports or exports
    duty.
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
  • verb charge a tariff
    • tariff imported goods

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anthrax

  • noun a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people
    splenic fever.
  • noun a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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don

  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.

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plating

  • noun a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
    metal plating.
  • noun the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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sleeve

  • noun the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    arm.
  • noun small case into which an object fits

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rubberize

  • verb coat or impregnate with rubber
    rubber; rubberise.
    • rubberize fabric for rain coats

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talisman

  • noun a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
    amulet.

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antioxidant

  • noun substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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warrantless

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efficacy

  • noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
    efficaciousness.
    • concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

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cardio

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padding

  • noun artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
    cushioning.
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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chivalrously

  • adverb in a gallant manner
    gallantly.
    • he gallantly offered to take her home

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spacesuit

  • noun a pressure suit worn by astronauts while in outer space

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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booty

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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putative

  • adjective satellite purported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
    • the foundling's putative father
    • the putative author of the book

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immunogen

  • noun any substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
    immunizing agent.

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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magically

  • adverb in a magical manner
    as if by magic.
    • it disappeared magically

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coverall

  • noun a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

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insanely

  • adverb in an insane manner
    crazily; madly; dementedly.
    • she behaved insanely
    • he behaves crazily when he is off his medication
    • the witch cackled madly
    • screaming dementedly
  • adverb (used as intensives) extremely
    deadly; deucedly; madly; devilishly.
    • she was madly in love
    • deadly dull
    • deadly earnest
    • deucedly clever
    • insanely jealous

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frisk

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisking.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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outermost

  • adjective satellite situated at the farthest possible point from a center
    outmost.

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revetment

  • noun a barrier against explosives
  • noun a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
    stone facing; revetement.

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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spacesuit

  • noun a pressure suit worn by astronauts while in outer space

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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sunscreen

  • noun a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
    sunblock; sun blocker.

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wearing

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    eating away; eroding; erosion; wearing away.
  • noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    wear.
    • she bought it for everyday wear

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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induce

  • verb cause to arise
    bring on.
    • induce a crisis
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; have; cause; stimulate.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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colloid

  • noun a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

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disposable

  • noun an item that can be disposed of after it has been used
  • adjective free or available for use or disposition
    • every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire
    • disposable assets

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tarp

  • noun waterproofed canvas
    tarpaulin.

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waxy

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxen.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective easily impressed or influenced
    impressible; impressionable.
    • an impressionable youngster
    • an impressionable age
    • a waxy mind

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biohazard

  • noun hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions
  • noun any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare
    biological agent.

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possessively

  • adverb in a possessive manner
    • he was sleeping, one arm flung possessively across his wife

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slipcase

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impermeable

  • adjective preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through
    • impermeable stone
    • an impermeable layer of scum
    • a coat impermeable to rain

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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kevlar

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ambit

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    reach; orbit; range; compass; scope.
    • 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

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airway

  • noun a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    air duct; air passage.
  • noun a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
    air lane; skyway; flight path.

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seawall

  • noun a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
    groyne; bulwark; jetty; breakwater; groin; mole.

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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vernix

  • noun a white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus
    vernix caseosa.

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fanatically

  • adverb in a passionately fanatic manner
    • he followed the teachings of his guru fanatically

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footgear

  • noun covering for a person's feet
    footwear.

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putative

  • adjective satellite purported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
    • the foundling's putative father
    • the putative author of the book

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mitt

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    paw; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    baseball glove; baseball mitt; glove.

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touchingly

  • adverb in a poignant or touching manner
    poignantly; affectingly.
    • she spoke poignantly

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custody

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; detention; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun holding by the police
    • the suspect is in custody

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cemetery

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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cream

  • noun the best people or things in a group
    pick.
    • the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • noun the part of milk containing the butterfat

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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undergarment

  • noun a garment worn under other garments
    unmentionable.

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visor

  • noun a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
    vizor.
  • noun a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
    bill; peak; eyeshade; vizor.
    • he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead

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mesopotamian

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exoskeleton

  • noun the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

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waterproof

  • noun any fabric impervious to water
  • noun a water-resistant coat
    raincoat.

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tariff

  • noun a government tax on imports or exports
    duty.
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
  • verb charge a tariff
    • tariff imported goods

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enact

  • verb order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    ordain.
    • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
    • the legislature enacted this law in 1985
  • verb act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    reenact; act out.
    • She reenacted what had happened earlier that day

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cordon

  • noun a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
  • noun cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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helmet

  • noun armor plate that protects the head
  • noun a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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inoculation

  • noun taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
    vaccination.

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