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nonproficient

One who has failed to become proficient.

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unversed

  • adjective satellite not having had extensive practice
    unpracticed; unpractised.

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mcguffey

  • noun United States educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1800-1873)
    William Holmes McGuffey.

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fixate

  • verb attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way
    • He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40
  • verb pay attention to exclusively and obsessively
    • The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death

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nonspecialist

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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slashdot

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unfamiliar

  • adjective not known or well known
    • a name unfamiliar to most
    • be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

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dyslexic

  • adjective of or relating to or symptomatic of dyslexia
  • adjective satellite having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder
    dyslectic.

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hardcover

  • noun a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
    hardback.
  • adjective satellite having a hard back or cover
    hardbound; hardbacked; hardback.
    • hardback books

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revalue

  • verb gain in value
    appreciate; apprise; apprize.
    • The yen appreciated again!
  • verb value anew
    • revalue the German Mark

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uncorrupted

  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    undefiled.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks
  • adjective satellite not decayed or decomposed
    unspoiled.

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tantalize

  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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unacquainted

  • adjective satellite not knowledgeable about something specified
    innocent.
    • American tourists wholly innocent of French
    • a person unacquainted with our customs
  • adjective satellite having little or no knowledge of
    unfamiliar with; unacquainted with.
    • unacquainted with city ways

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interpellate

  • verb question formally about policy or government business

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decode

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decipher; decrypt.

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familiarize

  • verb make familiar or conversant with
    familiarise; acquaint.
    • you should acquaint yourself with your new computer
    • We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings

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spellbound

  • adjective satellite having your attention fixated as though by a spell
    mesmerised; hypnotized; mesmerized; fascinated; spell-bound; transfixed; hypnotised.
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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mesmerize

  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks
  • verb induce hypnosis in
    hypnotize; mesmerise; hypnotise.

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wishing

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wish; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • verb hope for; have a wish
    wish.
    • I wish I could go home now

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globetrotting

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visualize

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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nonfluent

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abreast

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news
  • adverb alongside each other, facing in the same direction

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titillate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; vellicate.
  • verb excite pleasurably or erotically
    • A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine

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logographic

  • adjective of or relating to logograms or logographs
    logogrammatic.

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enthralled

  • adjective satellite filled with wonder and delight
    charmed; captivated; delighted; entranced; beguiled.
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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enthrall

  • verb hold spellbound
    ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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disorient

  • verb cause to be lost or disoriented
    disorientate.

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vicariously

  • adverb indirectly, as, by, or through a substitute
    • she enjoyed the wedding vicariously

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nonspecialized

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clamor

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    cacophony; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamour; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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guessing

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; guess; dead reckoning; shot.
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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titillated

  • adjective satellite feeling mild pleasurable excitement
    teased.
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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empathize

  • verb be understanding of
    understand; empathise; sympathize; sympathise.
    • You don't need to explain--I understand!

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middlebrow

  • noun someone who is neither a highbrow nor a lowbrow

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peruse

  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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avid

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    esurient; devouring; greedy.
    • avid for adventure
    • an avid ambition to succeed
    • fierce devouring affection
    • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
    • greedy for fame
  • adjective satellite marked by active interest and enthusiasm
    zealous.
    • an avid sports fan

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interested

  • adjective having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern
    • an interested audience
    • interested in sports
    • was interested to hear about her family
    • interested in knowing who was on the telephone
    • interested spectators
  • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
    interest.

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slay

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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outperform

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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sensitise

  • verb cause to sense; make sensitive
    sensitize.
    • She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    • My tongue became sensitized to good wine
  • verb make sensitive to a drug or allergen
    sensitize.
    • Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen

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squirm

  • noun the act of wiggling
    wriggle; wiggle.
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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nonmathematical

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alike

  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    similar; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
  • adverb equally
    likewise.
    • parents and teachers alike demanded reforms

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proficient

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • adjective of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill
    technical.
    • his technical innovation was his brushwork
    • the technical dazzle of her dancing

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uninterested

  • adjective not having or showing interest
    • an uninterested spectator
  • adjective satellite having no care or interest in knowing
    • she appeared totally uninterested

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uninquisitive

  • adjective not inquiring
    uninquiring.
  • adjective satellite deficient in curiosity
    uninquiring.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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braille

  • noun a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals
  • noun French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)
    Louis Braille.

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avidly

  • adverb in an avid manner
    • whatever the flavor or color of your local paper, do remember that these are read avidly for local information

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contextualize

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acquaint

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    present; introduce.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb make familiar or conversant with
    familiarise; familiarize.
    • you should acquaint yourself with your new computer
    • We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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anglophone

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imaginatively

  • adverb with imagination
    • the room was decorated very imaginatively

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underachieve

  • verb perform less well or with less success than expected
    underperform.
    • John consistently underachieves, although he is very able
    • My stocks underperformed last year

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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entice

  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; tempt.
    • He lured me into temptation

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crave

  • verb have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    lust; starve; thirst; hunger.
  • verb plead or ask for earnestly

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blog

  • noun a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies
    web log.
    • postings on a blog are usually in chronological order
  • verb read, write, or edit a shared on-line journal

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steep

  • noun a steep place (as on a hill)
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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reacquaint

  • verb familiarize anew
    • We reacquainted ourselves with this technique

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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nonacademic

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worldwide

  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    world-wide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic
  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    planetary; global; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance

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captivate

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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apprise

  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; give notice; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due
  • verb make aware of
    instruct; apprize.
    • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

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tarot

  • noun any of a set of (usually 72) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used by fortunetellers
    tarot card.

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attune

  • verb adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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unaccustomed

  • adjective not habituated to; unfamiliar with
    • unaccustomed to wearing suits
  • adjective satellite not customary or usual
    • an unaccustomed pleasure
    • many varieties of unaccustomed foods
    • a new budget of unaccustomed austerity

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enthrall

  • verb hold spellbound
    ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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fanzine

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cringe

  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; flinch; recoil; wince; quail; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; creep.

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misinform

  • verb give false or misleading information to
    mislead.

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clamoring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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conversant

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
    familiar.
    • conversant with business trends
    • familiar with the complex machinery
    • he was familiar with those roads

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voracious

  • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
    rapacious; ravening.
    • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
    • ravening creditors
    • paying taxes to voracious governments
  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    wolfish; rapacious; esurient; edacious; ravenous; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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relish

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; zest.
  • noun spicy or savory condiment

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fluent

  • adjective satellite smooth and unconstrained in movement
    smooth; fluid; liquid.
    • a long, smooth stride
    • the fluid motion of a cat
    • the liquid grace of a ballerina
  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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wince

  • noun the facial expression of sudden pain
  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    flinch.

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galatian

Of or pertaining to Galatia or its inhabitants. -- A native or inhabitant of Galatia, in Asia Minor; a descendant of the Gauls who settled in Asia Minor.

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outperform

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outgo; outstrip; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class

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captivate

  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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astray

  • adverb away from the right path or direction
    • he was led astray
  • adverb far from the intended target
    wide.
    • the arrow went wide of the mark
    • a bullet went astray and killed a bystander

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alerting

  • noun a state of readiness to respond
    alertness.
    • alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alert.

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unschooled

  • adjective satellite lacking in schooling
    untaught; untutored.
    • untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient
    • an untutored genius
    • uneducated children

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nontechnical

  • adjective not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences
    untechnical.
    • nontechnical aspects of the job
    • nontechnical training
    • an untechnical reader
    • in clear effective nontechnical language

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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forewarn

  • verb warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning
    previse.
    • I forewarned him of the trouble that would arise if he showed up at his ex-wife's house

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versed

  • adjective satellite thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    knowledgeable; intimate.
    • this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson
    • knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
  • noun an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
    midazolam.

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reassure

  • verb cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
    assure.
    • The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe
  • verb give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain
    • I reassured him that we were safe

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fixate

  • verb attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way
    • He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40
  • verb pay attention to exclusively and obsessively
    • The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death

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tantalize

  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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exclaim

  • verb utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    call out; cry; cry out; shout; outcry.
    • `I won!' he exclaimed
    • `Help!' she cried
    • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost
  • verb state or announce
    promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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mislead

  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver
  • verb give false or misleading information to
    misinform.

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gobble

  • noun the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  • verb eat hastily without proper chewing
    bolt.
    • Don't bolt your food!

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broadsheet

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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microform

(Biol.) A microscopic form of life; an animal or vegetable organism microscopic size.

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internalize

  • verb incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal
    interiorize; interiorise; internalise.
    • internalize a belief

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regale

  • verb provide with choice or abundant food or drink
    treat.
    • Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating
    • She treated her houseguests with good food every night

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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efl

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interpret

  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; construe.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?
  • verb give an interpretation or explanation to
    rede.

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mesmerize

  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks
  • verb induce hypnosis in
    hypnotize; mesmerise; hypnotise.

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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fascinate

  • verb cause to be interested or curious
    intrigue.
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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scurrying

  • adjective satellite moving with great haste
    hurrying.
    • affection for this hurrying driving...little man
    • lashed the scurrying horses
  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; skitter; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground

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philippian

Of or pertaining to Philippi, a city of ancient Macedonia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Philippi.

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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biometric

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comprehend

  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    perceive.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

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