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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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balusters

  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    bannister; handrail; banister; balustrade.
  • noun one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing
    baluster.

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accusation

  • noun a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
    accusal.
  • noun an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
    charge.
    • the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving

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catwalk

  • noun narrow platform extending out into an auditorium
    • models displayed clothes on a catwalk at the fashion show
  • noun narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)

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rhymer

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; poetiser.

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balcony

  • noun an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
  • noun a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

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overlooking

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; commanding.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb look past, fail to notice
    overlook.

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stair

  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    step.
    • he paused on the bottom step

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pillar

  • noun a fundamental principle or practice
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; tower.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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banister

  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    balusters; bannister; handrail; balustrade.

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hecate

  • noun (Greek mythology) Greek goddess of fertility who later became associated with Persephone as goddess of the underworld and protector of witches

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porch

  • noun a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

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accusation

  • noun a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
    accusal.
  • noun an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
    charge.
    • the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving

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veranda

  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    verandah; gallery.

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pillar

  • noun a fundamental principle or practice
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; tower.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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grillwork

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    wirework.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grill; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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amidships

  • adverb at or near or toward the center of a ship
    midships; amidship.
    • in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear

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splintery

  • adjective satellite subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
  • adjective resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points
    slivery.
    • a rough splintery floor of old pine boards

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knave

  • noun a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    varlet; rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; rogue; scalawag.
  • noun one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
    jack.

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starboard

  • noun the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
  • verb turn to the right, of helms or rudders

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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mezzanine

  • noun first or lowest balcony
    first balcony.
  • noun intermediate floor just above the ground floor
    mezzanine floor; entresol.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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boardwalk

  • noun a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside

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enclose

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    hold in; confine.

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quarterdeck

  • noun the stern area of a ship's upper deck

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medallion

  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

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verandah

  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; gallery.

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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stupa

  • noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
    tope.

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encircling

  • adjective satellite being all around the edges; enclosing
    skirting.
    • his encircling arms
    • the room's skirting board needs painting
  • verb form a circle around
    encircle; circle.
    • encircle the errors

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stairwell

  • noun a vertical well around which there is a stairway

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misanthropy

  • noun hatred of mankind
  • noun a disposition to dislike and mistrust other people

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gazebo

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

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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ironwork

  • noun work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)
    • the houses had much ornamental ironwork

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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latticed

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of fretwork or latticework
    latticelike; fretted; interlaced.

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lanai

  • noun a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room
  • noun an island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area
    Lanai Island.

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convulsively

  • adverb with convulsions, in a convulsive way
    • her leg twitched convulsively

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stairway

  • noun a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
    staircase.

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creak

  • noun a squeaking sound
    creaking.
    • the creak of the floorboards gave him away
  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    skreak; whine; screech; squeak; screak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise

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rickety

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; wobbly; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • adjective satellite affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
    rachitic.
    • rickety limbs and joints
    • a rachitic patient

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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baluster

  • noun one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing

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rime

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; frost.
  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rhyme.

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rusted

  • adjective having accumulated rust
    • rusted hinges
  • verb become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    rust; corrode.
    • The metal corroded
    • The pipes rusted

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encircle

  • verb form a circle around
    circle.
    • encircle the errors
  • verb bind with something round or circular
    gird.

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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medallion

  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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walkway

  • noun a path set aside for walking
    paseo; walk.
    • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

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tightly

  • adverb in a tight or constricted manner
    • a tightly packed pub
  • adverb securely fixed or fastened
    • the window was tightly sealed

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teak

  • noun hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding
    teakwood.
  • noun tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood
    Tectona grandis.

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beside

At the side of; on one side of. "Beside him hung his bow." Milton.

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spiked

  • adjective satellite having a long sharp point
  • verb stand in the way of
    spike.

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mahogany

  • noun wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture
  • noun any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
    mahogany tree.

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splinter

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    sliver.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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rhyme

  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rime.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    verse.

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chancel

  • noun area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
    bema; sanctuary.

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satirist

  • noun a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
    ironist; ridiculer.

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brass

  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc
  • noun a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
    brass instrument.

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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ornate

  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    flowery.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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chrome

  • noun another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
  • verb plate with chromium
    chromium-plate.
    • chrome bathroom fixtures

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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staircase

  • noun a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
    stairway.

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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patio

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    terrace.

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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bandstand

  • noun a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
    stand; outdoor stage.

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wobbly

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; rickety; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • noun a member of the Industrial Workers of the World

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watching

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; observation.
  • verb look attentively
    watch.
    • watch a basketball game

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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grandstand

  • noun the audience at a stadium or racetrack
  • noun a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
    covered stand.

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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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flimsy

  • noun a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
    onionskin.
  • adjective satellite lacking solidity or strength
    • a flimsy table
    • flimsy construction

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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corral

  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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surmount

  • verb get on top of; deal with successfully
    get over; master; subdue; overcome.
    • He overcame his shyness
  • verb be on top of
    • The scarf surmounted the gown

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oaken

  • adjective satellite consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
    • a solid oak table
    • the old oaken bucket

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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openwork

  • noun ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings

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gaze

  • noun a long fixed look
    regard.
    • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    stare.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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balustrade

  • noun a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
    balusters; bannister; handrail; banister.

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bitterly

  • adverb with bitterness, in a resentful manner
    • she complained bitterly
  • adverb indicating something hard to accept
    • he was bitterly disappointed

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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collapse

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    prostration.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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redwood

  • noun the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
  • noun either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae
    sequoia.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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piazza

  • noun a public square with room for pedestrians
    plaza; place.
    • they met at Elm Plaza
    • Grosvenor Place

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encircled

  • adjective satellite confined on all sides
    surrounded.
    • a camp surrounded by enemies
    • the encircled pioneers
  • verb form a circle around
    encircle; circle.
    • encircle the errors

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filigree

  • noun delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
    fillagree; filagree.
  • verb make filigree, as with a precious metal

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alongside

  • adverb side by side
    aboard.
    • anchored close aboard another ship

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forecastle

  • noun living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
    fo'c'sle.

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staring

  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder
    agaze.
    • staring eyes
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    stare; gaze.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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aft

  • adjective (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
  • adverb at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
    abaft; astern.
    • stow the luggage aft
    • ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft
    • the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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facing

  • noun a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
  • noun an ornamental coating to a building
    veneer.

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gilded

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilt; gold; golden.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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motif

  • noun a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
    motive.
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motive.

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rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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altar

  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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