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sluicy

Falling copiously or in streams, as from a sluice.
And oft whole sheets descend of sluicy rain. Dryden.

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dishevel

  • verb disarrange or rumple; dishevel
    tousle; tangle.
    • The strong wind tousled my hair

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sleety

  • adjective satellite consisting of or of the nature of frozen or partially frozen rain

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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sleet

  • noun partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
  • verb precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
    • If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet

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splat

  • noun a single splash
    • he heard a splat as it hit the floor
  • noun a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair

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drizzling

  • adjective satellite (of rain) falling lightly in very small drops
    • a raw drizzing rain
  • verb rain lightly
    drizzle; mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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drizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    mizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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drizzly

  • adjective satellite wet with light rain
    drippy.
    • a sad drizzly day
    • a wet drippy day

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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torrential

  • adjective relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
    • torrential erosion
    • torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms
  • adjective satellite resembling a torrent in force and abundance
    • torrential applause
    • torrential abuse
    • the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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foretoken

  • noun an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
    preindication; augury; sign.
    • he hoped it was an augury
    • it was a sign from God

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drizzle

  • noun very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
    mizzle.
  • verb rain lightly
    mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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slicker

  • noun a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
    oilskin.
  • noun a person with good manners and stylish clothing

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pelting

  • noun anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
    rain.
    • a rain of bullets
    • a pelting of insults
  • verb cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    bombard; pelt.
    • They pelted each other with snowballs

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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drenching

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    drench; swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

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erosivity

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deluge

  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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convectional

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pelt

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    fur.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    hide; skin.

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thundery

  • adjective satellite loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
    earsplitting; deafening; thunderous.
  • adjective satellite accompanied with thunder

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drench

  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
  • verb force to drink

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submontane

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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poncho

  • noun a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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sleet

  • noun partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
  • verb precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
    • If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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irised

Having colors like those of the rainbow; iridescent. Holmes.

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squall

  • noun sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    wawl; waul.

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monsoonal

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slick

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slipperiness; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun a magazine printed on good quality paper
    glossy; slick magazine.

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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splattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splashing; splash; spatter; spattering.

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montane

  • adjective of or inhabiting mountainous regions
    • montane flowers

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gust

  • noun a strong current of air
    blow; blast.
    • the tree was bent almost double by the gust

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amazonian

Pertaining to or resembling an Amazon; of masculine manners; warlike. Shak.

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fructify

  • verb become productive or fruitful
    • The seeds fructified
  • verb make productive or fruitful
    • The earth that he fructified

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splat

  • noun a single splash
    • he heard a splat as it hit the floor
  • noun a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair

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warmish

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bedew

  • verb cover with drops of dew or as with dew

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neotropical

(Geog. & Zoöl.) Belonging to, or designating, a region of the earth's surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America.

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spatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spattering.

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gust

  • noun a strong current of air
    blow; blast.
    • the tree was bent almost double by the gust

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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writhen

  • adjective satellite twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)
    writhed; contorted.
    • his mad contorted smile
    • writhed lips
    • my writhen features"- Walter scott

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ping

  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.
  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)

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windblown

  • adjective satellite used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds

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poncho

  • noun a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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nightlong

  • adjective satellite lasting, open, or operating through the whole night
    all-night; overnight.
    • a nightlong vigil
    • an all-night drugstore
    • an overnight trip

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leach

  • noun the process of leaching
    leaching.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

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brumal

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or relating to winter
    hibernal; hiemal.
    • bears in brumal sleep

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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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spattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spatter.

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splattered

  • adjective satellite covered with bright patches (often used in combination)
    spattered; splashed; dabbled.
    • waves dabbled with moonlight
    • a blood-spattered room
    • gardens splashed with color
    • kitchen walls splattered with grease
  • verb cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
    splatter; slop; spill.
    • spill the milk
    • splatter water

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portend

  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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foreshow

  • verb foretell by divine inspiration

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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squally

  • adjective satellite characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
    squalling.
    • a home life that has been extraordinarily squally
  • adjective satellite characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain
    • a grey squally morning

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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lashing

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun rope that is used for fastening something to something else
    • the boats were held together by lashings

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spattered

  • adjective satellite covered with bright patches (often used in combination)
    splashed; splattered; dabbled.
    • waves dabbled with moonlight
    • a blood-spattered room
    • gardens splashed with color
    • kitchen walls splattered with grease
  • verb dash a liquid upon or against
    plash; splatter; splash; spatter; splosh; swash.
    • The mother splashed the baby's face with water

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squall

  • noun sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    wawl; waul.

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fertilise

  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilize; fecundate.
    • The course fertilized her imagination
  • verb provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
    feed; fertilize.
    • We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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sluicing

  • adjective pouring from or as if from a sluice
    • the sluicing rain
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice; sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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unshed

Not parted or divided, as the hair. Obs. Spenser.

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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pouring

  • adjective satellite flowing profusely
    gushing.
    • a gushing hydrant
    • pouring flood waters
  • verb cause to run
    pour.
    • pour water over the floor

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parka

  • noun a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
    anorak; windbreaker; windcheater.

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misty

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; hazy.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite wet with mist
    • the misty evening

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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arrowy

Consisting of arrows.
How quick they wheeled, and flying, behind them shot Sharp sleet of arrowy showers. Milton.

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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slantwise

  • adverb at a slant; moving or directed in a slantwise position or direction
    slantways.

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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showery

  • adjective satellite (of weather) wet by periods of rain
    rainy.
    • showery weather
    • rainy days

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parka

  • noun a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
    anorak; windbreaker; windcheater.

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daylong

  • adjective satellite lasting through an entire day
  • adverb during the entire day
    all day long.
    • light pours daylong into the parlor

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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amazon

  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    virago.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

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clatter

  • noun a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement)
    • the shutters clattered against the house
    • the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones
  • verb make a rattling sound
    brattle; clack.
    • clattering dishes

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bringer

One who brings.
Yet the first bringer of unwelcome news Hath but a losing office. Shak.

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gusty

  • adjective satellite blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts
    puffy.
    • puffy off-shore winds
    • gusty winds

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puddle

  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    pool.
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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unpolluted

  • adjective satellite free from admixture with noxious elements; clean
    uncontaminated.
    • unpolluted streams
    • a contaminated lake

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slanting

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; sloping.
  • verb lie obliquely
    slant.
    • A scar slanted across his face

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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presage

  • noun a foreboding about what is about to happen
  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; prognostication; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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unseasonable

  • adjective not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
    • a sudden unseasonable blizzard
    • unseasonable bright blue weather in November
  • adjective satellite badly timed
    untimely; wrong; ill-timed.
    • an ill-timed intervention
    • you think my intrusion unseasonable
    • an untimely remark
    • it was the wrong moment for a joke

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percolate

  • noun the product of percolation
  • verb permeate or penetrate gradually
    leach.
    • the fertilizer leached into the ground

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plumping

  • adjective satellite very large; of exceptional size for its kind
    • won by a plumping majority
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet; plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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fertilise

  • verb make fertile or productive
    fertilize; fecundate.
    • The course fertilized her imagination
  • verb provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to
    feed; fertilize.
    • We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants

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slashing

  • adjective satellite as if striking with slashing blows
    • his slashing demon-ridden cadenza
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash; cut down.

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dampen

  • verb smother or suppress
    stifle.
    • Stifle your curiosity
  • verb make moist
    wash; moisten.
    • The dew moistened the meadows

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sheeting

  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    sheet.
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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forebode

  • verb make a prediction about; tell in advance
    predict; anticipate; foretell; call; promise; prognosticate.
    • Call the outcome of an election

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drumming

  • noun the act of playing drums
    • he practiced his drumming several hours every day
  • verb make a rhythmic sound
    beat; drum; thrum.
    • Rain drummed against the windshield
    • The drums beat all night

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rubberize

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

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ping

  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.
  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)

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