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studied

  • adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    • a studied smile
    • a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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adorably

  • adverb in an adorable manner
    endearingly.
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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masking

  • noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    cover; screening; covering.
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    • he studied auditory masking by pure tones

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endearingly

  • adverb in an adorable manner
    adorably.
    • the toddler behaved adorably

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attire

  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    dress; garb.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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laughably

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    ridiculously; preposterously; ludicrously.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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throwback

  • noun an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism
    atavist.
  • noun a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
    atavism; reversion.

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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delightfully

  • adverb in a delightful manner
    • the farm house, though in itself a small one, is delightfully situated

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mephistophelian

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; devilish.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye

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amusingly

  • adverb in an entertaining and amusing manner
    divertingly.
    • Hollywood has grown too sophisticated to turn out anything really amusingly bad these days

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tricksy

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; dodgy; crafty; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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touchingly

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

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anachronism

  • noun something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
    misdating; mistiming.
  • noun an artifact that belongs to another time

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deliciously

  • adverb in a very pleasurable manner
    pleasurably.
    • they were walking along the beach slowly and deliciously
  • adverb so as to produce a delightful taste
    scrumptiously; lusciously.
    • I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches

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cobblestone

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobble.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobble.

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indescribably

  • adverb to an inexpressible degree
    unutterably; unspeakably; ineffably.
    • she was looking very young tonight, and, as usual, indescribably beautiful, in a simple strapless dress of a green and white silky cotton

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pertness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; impertinence; sauciness.
  • noun quality of being lively and confident
    • there was a pertness about her that attracted him

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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anachronism

  • noun something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
    misdating; mistiming.
  • noun an artifact that belongs to another time

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appealingly

  • adverb in an appealing manner
    • the table was set appealingly

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gorgeousness

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throwback

  • noun an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism
    atavist.
  • noun a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
    atavism; reversion.

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refreshingly

  • adverb in a manner that relieves fatigue and restores vitality
    refreshfully.
    • the air was refreshingly cool
  • adverb in a pleasantly novel manner
    • she was refreshingly free from shyness

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unbelievably

  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; implausibly; improbably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb in an unbelievable manner
    • he was unbelievably angry

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archaism

  • noun the use of an archaic expression
    archaicism.

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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boutique

  • noun a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
    dress shop.

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tearoom

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    teashop; teahouse; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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storefront

  • noun the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows
    shopfront.

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wonderfully

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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awfully

  • 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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maze

  • noun complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
    labyrinth.
  • noun something jumbled or confused
    snarl; tangle.
    • a tangle of government regulations

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deceptively

  • adverb in a misleading way
    misleadingly; deceivingly.
    • the exam looked deceptively easy

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picturesqueness

  • noun the quality of being strikingly expressive or vivid
  • noun visually vivid and pleasing

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hopelessly

  • adverb in a hopeless manner
    • the papers were hopelessly jumbled
    • he is hopelessly romantic
  • adverb in a dispirited manner without hope
    dispiritedly.
    • the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances

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cobble

  • noun rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
    sett; cobblestone.
  • verb pave with cobblestones
    cobblestone.

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ludicrously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    ridiculously; preposterously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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eatery

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; restaurant.

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harmlessly

  • adverb in a harmless manner
    • this is a harmlessly childish game

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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ringlet

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    lock; curl; whorl.

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nook

  • noun a sheltered and secluded place
  • noun an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
    corner.
    • a piano was in one corner of the room

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comically

  • adverb in a comical manner
    • the tone was comically desperate

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inglenook

  • noun a corner by a fireplace
    chimney corner.

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pleasingly

  • adverb in a pleasing manner
    • the room was pleasingly large

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dormer

  • noun a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
    dormer window.

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ridiculously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    preposterously; ludicrously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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drollery

  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    comedy; funniness; clowning.
  • noun a quaint and amusing jest
    waggery.

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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epitaph

  • noun an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
  • noun a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person

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irresistibly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; overwhelmingly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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gable

  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable wall.
  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    William Clark Gable; Clark Gable.

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undeniably

  • adverb to an undeniable degree or in an undeniable manner
    • she is undeniably the most gifted student in the class

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gabled

  • adjective (of a roof) constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge supported at the end by a gable or vertical triangular portion of an end wall
    • a gabled roof

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fashionably

  • adverb in a fashionable manner
    • his voice had no trace of the drawl that you would expect to find in a fashionably dressed young man

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whimsicality

  • noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    arbitrariness; whimsy; capriciousness; whimsey; flightiness.
    • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory
  • noun the trait of behaving like an imp
    mischievousness; puckishness; impishness.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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phraseology

  • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
    diction; phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; wording.
    • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton

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attractively

  • adverb in a beautiful manner
    beautifully.
    • her face was beautifully made up

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gloom

  • noun a state of partial or total darkness
    sombreness; somberness.
    • he struck a match to dispel the gloom
  • noun a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    gloominess; sombreness; somberness.

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exceedingly

  • adverb to an extreme degree
    super; extremely; passing.
    • extremely cold
    • extremely unpleasant

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seaside

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean regarded as a resort
    seaboard.

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marvellously

  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; terrifically; superbly; wondrous; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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survival

  • noun a state of surviving; remaining alive
    endurance.
  • noun a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    survival of the fittest; selection; natural selection.

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absurdly

  • adverb in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
    • an absurdly rich young woman

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gazebo

  • noun a small roofed building affording shade and rest
    summerhouse.

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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alembic

  • noun an obsolete kind of container used for distillation; two retorts connected by a tube

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oddly

  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; peculiarly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly
  • adverb in a strange manner
    queerly; strangely; funnily.
    • a queerly inscribed sheet of paper

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relic

  • noun an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
  • noun something of sentimental value
    token; souvenir; keepsake.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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drollery

  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    comedy; funniness; clowning.
  • noun a quaint and amusing jest
    waggery.

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unbearably

  • adverb to an unbearable degree
    • it was unbearably hot in the room

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homeliness

  • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
    drabness; dowdiness.
  • noun an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful
    plainness.
    • fine clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness

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picturesquely

  • adverb in a picturesque manner
    • in the building trade such a trader is picturesquely described as a `brass plate' merchant

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tearoom

  • noun a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
    teashop; teahouse; tea parlor; tea parlour.

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singularly

  • adverb in a singular manner or to a singular degree; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"
    • Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal

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primness

  • noun excessive or affected modesty
    prudery; Grundyism; prudishness.
  • noun exaggerated and arrogant properness
    priggishness.

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positively

  • adverb extremely
    • it was positively monumental
  • adverb so as to be positive; in a positive manner
    • she intended her remarks to be interpreted positively

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courtliness

  • noun elegance suggestive of a royal court

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peculiarly

  • adverb uniquely or characteristically
    particularly.
    • these peculiarly cinematic elements
    • a peculiarly French phenomenon
    • everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles
  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    curiously; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly

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curtsy

  • noun bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
    curtsey.
  • verb bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    curtsey.

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exquisitely

  • adverb in a delicate manner
    delicately; finely; fine.
    • finely shaped features
    • her fine drawn body

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clapboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    weatherboard; weatherboarding.
  • verb cover with clapboards

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incredibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    implausibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains
  • adverb exceedingly; extremely
    fantastically; fabulously.
    • she plays fabulously well

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arabesque

  • noun position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose
  • noun an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

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inimitably

  • adverb in an unreproducible manner
    unreproducibly.
    • he has an inimitably verbose style

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saying

  • noun a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
    expression; locution.
    • pardon the expression
  • verb express in words
    state; say; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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alleyway

  • noun a narrow street with walls on both sides
    back street; alley.

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decidedly

  • adverb without question and beyond doubt
    emphatically; in spades; unquestionably; by all odds; definitely.
    • it was decidedly too expensive
    • she told him off in spades
    • by all odds they should win

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eatery

  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating place; eating house; restaurant.

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trifle

  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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chalet

  • noun a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

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pleasantly

  • adverb in a cheerful manner
    cheerily; sunnily.
    • `I'll do the dishes,' he said pleasantly
  • adverb in an enjoyable manner
    enjoyably; agreeably.
    • we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon

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americanism

  • noun loyalty to the United States and its institutions
  • noun an expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans

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extraordinarily

  • adverb extremely
    inordinately.
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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cottage

  • noun a small house with a single story
    bungalow.

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merely

  • adverb and nothing more
    but; simply; only; just.
    • I was merely asking
    • it is simply a matter of time
    • just a scratch
    • he was only a child
    • hopes that last but a moment

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hostelry

  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; auberge; inn; hostel.

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humorously

  • adverb in a humorous manner
    • Dickens had humorously suggested a special service of intercession at St. Paul's Cathedral

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masker

  • noun a participant in a masquerade
    masquer; masquerader.

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curiously

  • adverb in a manner differing from the usual or expected
    peculiarly; oddly.
    • had a curiously husky voice
    • he's behaving rather peculiarly
  • adverb with curiosity
    inquisitively; interrogatively.
    • the baby looked around curiously

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gargoyle

  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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dormer

  • noun a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
    dormer window.

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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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seemingly

  • adverb from appearances alone
    ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
    • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
    • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
    • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
    • on the face of it the problem seems minor

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