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remaking

  • noun creation that is created again or anew
    remake.
    • it is a remake of an old film
  • verb make new
    refashion; redo; make over; remake.
    • She is remaking her image

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reconsider

  • verb consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing
    • Won't you reconsider your decision?
  • verb consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it

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unimpeachable

  • adjective satellite beyond doubt or reproach
    • an unimpeachable source
  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    irreproachable; inculpable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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tame

  • verb correct by punishment or discipline
    chasten; subdue.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tone down.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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newfound

  • adjective satellite newly discovered
    • his newfound aggressiveness
    • Hudson pointed his ship down the coast of the newfound sea

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abroad

  • adjective satellite in a foreign country
    overseas.
    • markets abroad
    • overseas markets
  • adverb to or in a foreign country
    • they had never travelled abroad

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unstamped

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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befogged

  • adjective satellite stupefied by alcoholic drink
    befuddled.
    • the wino's poor befuddled mind
    • a mind befogged with drink
  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; obscure; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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smug

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
    self-satisfied.
    • a smug glow of self-congratulation

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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pseudoscientific

  • adjective satellite based on theories and methods erroneously regarded as scientific

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befitting

  • adjective satellite appropriate to
    • behavior befitting a father
  • verb accord or comport with
    beseem; befit; suit.
    • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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incarnate

  • verb make concrete and real
  • verb represent in bodily form
    embody; substantiate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

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conscienceless

  • adjective satellite lacking a conscience
    unconscionable.
    • a conscienceless villain
    • brash, unprincipled, and conscienceless
    • an unconscionable liar

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afford

  • verb be able to spare or give up
    • I can't afford to spend two hours with this person
  • verb be the cause or source of
    yield; give.
    • He gave me a lot of trouble
    • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

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genteel

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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depend

  • verb be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • That depends
  • verb have faith or confidence in
    count; look; reckon; bet; calculate.
    • you can count on me to help you any time
    • Look to your friends for support
    • You can bet on that!
    • Depend on your family in times of crisis

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impeccable

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    immaculate; faultless.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record
  • adjective satellite not capable of sin

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stalked

  • adjective having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk
    pedunculate.
    • a pedunculate flower
    • a pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk
  • verb walk stiffly
    stalk.

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unblemished

  • adjective free from physical or moral spots or stains
    unmarred; unmutilated.
    • an unblemished record
    • an unblemished complexion

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attach

  • verb cause to be attached
  • verb be attached; be in contact with

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irreproachable

  • adjective satellite free of guilt; not subject to blame
    inculpable; unimpeachable; blameless.
    • has lived a blameless life
    • of irreproachable character
    • an unimpeachable reputation

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demand

  • noun an urgent or peremptory request
    • his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    • the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
    • the demand exceeded the supply

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craved

  • adjective satellite wanted intensely
    desired.
    • the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies
    • it produced the desired effect
  • verb have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    lust; starve; crave; thirst; hunger.

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attached

  • adjective satellite being joined in close association
    affiliated; connected.
    • affiliated clubs
    • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
  • verb cause to be attached
    attach.

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staid

  • adjective satellite characterized by dignity and propriety
    sedate.

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matronly

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a fully mature woman
    • her matronly figure

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bestow

  • verb present
    confer.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone
  • verb give as a gift

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stodgy

  • adjective satellite heavy and starchy and hard to digest
    • stodgy food
    • a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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amongst

Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
They heard, And from his presence hid themselves among The thickest trees. Milton.

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stolid

  • adjective satellite having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
    impassive.
    • her impassive remoteness
    • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall
    • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf
    • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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victorian

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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undoubted

Not doubted; not called in question; indubitable; indisputable; as, undoubted proof; undoubted hero. -- Un*doubt"ed*ly, adv.

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vi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    United States Virgin Islands; American Virgin Islands.

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hypocritical

  • adjective satellite professing feelings or virtues one does not have
    • hypocritical praise

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commensurate

  • adjective corresponding in size or degree or extent
    • pay should be commensurate with the time worked

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undeserved

  • adjective satellite not deserved or earned
    • has an undeserved reputation as a coward

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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withal

  • adverb despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    nonetheless; nevertheless; however; all the same; even so; notwithstanding; still; yet.
    • although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it
    • while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
    • he was a stern yet fair master
    • granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go
  • adverb together with this

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unquestioned

  • adjective satellite generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute
    unchallenged; undisputed.
    • the undisputed fact

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rested

  • adjective not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing
    • came back rested from her vacation
  • verb not move; be in a resting position
    rest.

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untarnished

  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    unsullied; stainless; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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demure

  • adjective satellite affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
    coy; overmodest.

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kindly

  • adjective satellite showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
    sympathetic; benevolent; large-hearted; charitable; good-hearted; openhearted.
    • was charitable in his opinions of others
    • kindly criticism
    • a kindly act
    • sympathetic words
    • a large-hearted mentor
  • adjective satellite pleasant and agreeable
    • a kindly climate
    • kindly breeze

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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intact

  • adjective satellite constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
    entire; integral.
    • a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon
    • was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime
    • fought to keep the union intact
  • adjective satellite (of a woman) having the hymen unbroken
    inviolate.
    • she was intact, virginal

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stultify

  • verb prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence
    • nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself
  • verb cause to appear foolish
    • He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent

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lend

  • verb bestow a quality on
    contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program
  • verb give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    loan.
    • I will lend you my car
    • loan me some money

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unassailable

  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    unattackable; secure; impregnable; inviolable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection
  • adjective satellite impossible to assail
    untouchable.

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endangered

  • adjective satellite (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction
    • an endangered species
  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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prudish

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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lend

  • verb bestow a quality on
    contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program
  • verb give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    loan.
    • I will lend you my car
    • loan me some money

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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spurious

  • adjective satellite plausible but false
    specious.
    • a specious claim
    • spurious inferences
  • adjective satellite born out of wedlock
    bastardly; misbegotten; misbegot.
    • the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman

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tailed

  • adjective satellite having a tail of a specified kind; often used in combination
  • verb go after with the intent to catch
    go after; chase after; track; dog; trail; tail; tag; give chase; chase.
    • The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
    • the dog chased the rabbit

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regaining

  • noun getting something back again
    restoration; return; restitution.
    • upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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attache

  • noun a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
  • noun a shallow and rectangular briefcase
    attache case.

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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pretending

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretense; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; pretend; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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deny

  • verb declare untrue; contradict
    • He denied the allegations
    • She denied that she had taken money
  • verb refuse to accept or believe
    • He denied his fatal illness

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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alongside

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

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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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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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decorous

  • adjective characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
    • the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; comely.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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despite

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun contemptuous disregard
    • she wanted neither favor nor despite

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ladylike

  • adjective satellite befitting a woman of good breeding
    • ladylike manners

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required

  • adjective satellite necessary for relief or supply
    needed; needful; requisite.
    • provided them with all things needful
  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; require; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

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eminent

  • adjective satellite standing above others in quality or position
    high.
    • people in high places
    • the high priest
    • eminent members of the community
  • adjective satellite of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    towering; soaring; lofty.
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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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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stuffy

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    airless; close; unaired.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
  • adjective satellite excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
    stodgy.
    • why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
    • a stodgy dinner party

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itself

The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.
Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke.

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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upon

On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. "Upon an hill of flowers." Chaucer.
Our host upon his stirrups stood anon. Chaucer.
Thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar. Ex. xxix. 21.
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. Judg. xvi. 9.
As I did stand my watch upon the hill. Shak.
He made a great difference between people that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that did rebel upon want. Bacon.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of firearms. Addison.
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer. Pope.
He had abandoned the frontiers, retiring upon Glasgow. Sir. W. Scott.
Philip swore upon the Evangelists to abstain from aggression in my absence. Landor.
Upon conveys a more distinct notion that on carries with it of something that literally or metaphorically bears or supports. It is less employed than it used to be, on having for the most part taken its place. Some expressions formed with it belong only to old style; as, upon pity they were taken away; that is, in consequence of pity: upon the rate of thirty thousand; that is, amounting to the rate: to die upon the hand; that is, by means of the hand: he had a garment upon; that is, upon himself: the time is coming fast upon; that is, upon the present time. By the omission of its object, upon acquires an adverbial sense, as in the last two examples.

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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emerge

  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  • verb come out of
    egress; go forth; issue; come out; come forth.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves

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feigning

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; dissembling.
  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; pretense; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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regain

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
    find.
    • Did you find your glasses?
    • I cannot find my gloves!

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unquestionable

  • adjective incapable of being questioned
    • unquestionable authority
  • adjective satellite not counterfeit or copied
    veritable; bona fide; authentic.
    • an authentic signature
    • a bona fide manuscript
    • an unquestionable antique
    • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

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versus

Against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs.

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undeviating

  • adjective satellite going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
    unswerving.
    • some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex
    • a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands
  • adjective satellite used of values and principles; not subject to change; steady
    • undeviating loyalty

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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philistine

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; lowbrow.
  • noun a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

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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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suburban

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
    • suburban population

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without

On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors.
Without the gate Some drive the cars, and some the coursers rein. Dryden.

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regain

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
    find.
    • Did you find your glasses?
    • I cannot find my gloves!

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reflected

  • adjective (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back
    • reflected light
    • reflected heat
    • reflected glory
  • verb manifest or bring back
    reflect.
    • This action reflects his true beliefs

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unctuous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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prevail

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be valid, applicable, or true
    hold; obtain.
    • This theory still holds

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outward

  • adjective relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
    • a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outbound.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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throughout

  • adverb from first to last
    end-to-end.
    • the play was excellent end-to-end
  • adverb used to refer to cited works
    passim.

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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reside

  • verb make one's home in a particular place or community
    shack; domiciliate; domicile.
    • may parents reside in Florida
  • verb live (in a certain place)
    occupy; lodge in.
    • She resides in Princeton
    • he occupies two rooms on the top floor

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mainstream

  • noun the prevailing current of thought
    • his thinking was in the American mainstream

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during

In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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Collocation words for "respectability" are words related to "respectability" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "respectability" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "respectability" or by the count of syllables each word has.