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unimpeachably

  • adverb without question
    unquestionably.
    • Fred Winter is unquestionably the jockey to follow
    • they hired unimpeachably first-rate faculty members

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tradeswoman

A woman who trades, or is skilled in trade.

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staidly

  • adverb in a grave and sober manner
    gravely; soberly.
    • he walked soberly toward the altar

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paperhanger

  • noun someone who passes bad checks or counterfeit paper money
  • noun one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
    paperer.

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stuffily

  • adverb in a stuffy manner
    stodgily.
    • `Come in please,' he said stuffily

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irreproachably

  • adverb in an irreproachable and blameless manner
    blamelessly.
    • she had lived blamelessly until she met this man

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mediocrity

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
    averageness.
  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    second-rater.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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pitiably

  • adverb in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion
    pathetically.
    • the sick child cried pathetically

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tradesman

  • noun a merchant who owns or manages a shop
    shopkeeper; market keeper; storekeeper.

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unassailably

  • adverb in an unalterable and unchangeable manner
    unchangeably; unalterably; immutably.
    • his views were unchangeably fixed

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matron

  • noun a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
  • noun a wardress in a prison

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drably

  • adverb in a drab manner
    • she dresses drably

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academically

  • adverb in regard to academic matters
    • academically, this is a good school

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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boringly

  • adverb in a tedious manner
    tediously; tiresomely.
    • boringly slow work
    • he plodded tediously forward

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leastwise

  • adverb if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial)
    at any rate; leastways; at least.
    • at least he survived
    • they felt--at any rate Jim felt--relieved though still wary
    • the influence of economists--or at any rate of economics--is far-reaching

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showing

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; screening.
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; display.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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impeccably

  • adverb flawlessly
    • the film was impeccably authentic

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boardinghouse

  • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
    boarding house.

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eminently

  • adverb in an eminent manner
    • two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution

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householder

  • noun someone who owns a home
    homeowner.

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frigidly

  • adverb without warmth or enthusiasm
    frostily.
    • `Come in if you have to,' he said frostily

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boardinghouse

  • noun a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
    boarding house.

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intellectually

  • adverb in an intellectual manner
    • intellectually gifted children
    • intellectually influenced

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matron

  • noun a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
  • noun a wardress in a prison

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unexceptionable

  • adjective satellite completely acceptable; not open to exception or reproach
    unimpeachable.
    • two unexceptionable witnesses
    • a judge's ethics should be unexceptionable

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mediocrity

  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
    averageness.
  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    second-rater.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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oppressively

  • adverb in a heavy and oppressive way
    • it was oppressively hot in the office

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paterfamilias

  • noun the male head of family or tribe
    patriarch.

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scientifically

  • adverb with respect to science; in a scientific way
    • this is scientifically interesting

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tradesman

  • noun a merchant who owns or manages a shop
    shopkeeper; market keeper; storekeeper.

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philosophically

  • adverb in a philosophic manner
    • she took it philosophically
  • adverb with respect to philosophy
    • the movement is philosophically indebted to Rousseau

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churchgoer

  • noun a religious person who goes to church regularly
    church member.

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grandfather

  • noun the father of your father or mother
    grandad; granddaddy; granddad; grandpa; gramps.

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burgher

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgess.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    bourgeois.

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outwardly

  • adverb with respect to the outside
    externally.
    • outwardly, the figure is smooth
  • adverb in outward appearance
    • outwardly, she appeared composed

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parentage

  • noun the state of being a parent
    parenthood.
    • to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man
  • noun the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
    birth.

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passably

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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apollyon

The Destroyer; -- a name used (Rev. ix. 11) for the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.

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formidably

  • adverb in a formidable manner
    • the constant risk that attends the exchanges of human beings formidably armed

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hottentot

(Ethnol.) One of a degraded "pastoral", in MW10 and savage race of South Africa, with yellowish brown complexion, high cheek bones, and wooly hair growing in tufts. = The tribes speaking Khoisan; Bushman

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stolidly

  • adverb in a stolid manner
    • he said `no' stolidly

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churchgoing

  • adjective satellite actively practicing a religion

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drearily

  • adverb in a cheerless manner
    dismally.
    • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future

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englishwoman

  • noun a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England

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primly

  • adverb in a prissy manner
    prissily.
    • the new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily

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ancestry

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
    lineage; filiation; derivation.

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conventionally

  • adverb in a conventional manner
    • he usually behaves rather conventionally

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housekeeper

  • noun a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household

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perfectly

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    absolutely; dead; utterly.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right
  • adverb in a perfect or faultless way
    • She performed perfectly on the balance beam
    • spoke English perfectly
    • solved the problem perfectly

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tolerably

  • adverb in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner
    so-so; acceptably.
    • she plays tennis tolerably

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spinsterhood

  • noun the state of being a spinster (usually an elderly unmarried woman)

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solidly

  • adverb as an undiversified whole
    • the unions voted solidly for Roosevelt
  • adverb with strength and soundness
    • a solidly built house

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hostelry

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

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unendowed

  • adjective not equipped or provided
    • unendowed with genius"- J.L.Lowes

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pedigree

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun line of descent of a purebred animal

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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socially

  • adverb by or with respect to society
    • socially accepted norms
  • adverb in a social manner
    • socially unpopular

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burgher

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgess.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    bourgeois.

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theologically

  • adverb as regards theology
    • the candidate was found theologically sound
  • adverb in a theological manner
    • he dealt with the problem of evil theologically, not philosophically

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businessman

  • noun a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
    man of affairs.

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inhuman

  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; insensate; cold-blooded.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction
  • adjective satellite belonging to or resembling something nonhuman
    • something dark and inhuman in form
    • a babel of inhuman noises

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philadelphian

Of or pertaining to Ptolemy Philadelphus, or to one of the cities named Philadelphia, esp. the modern city in Pennsylvania.

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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nonentity

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonexistence.
  • noun a person of no influence
    nobody; cipher; cypher.

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depressingly

  • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

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townsman

  • noun a person from the same town as yourself
    • a fellow townsman
  • noun a resident of a town or city
    towner.

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shabbily

  • adverb so as to appear worn and threadbare or dilapidated
    • a shabbily dressed man
  • adverb in a mean and ungenerous manner
    • the two were haggling shabbily in the drawing-room

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domesticity

  • noun the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    • a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • noun domestic activities or life
    • making a hobby of domesticity

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ontological

  • adjective of or relating to ontology
    • ontological speculations

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pawnbroker

  • noun a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security

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metaphysically

  • adverb in a metaphysical manner
    • he thinks metaphysically

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diddle

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change
  • verb manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
    toy; fiddle; play.
    • She played nervously with her wedding ring
    • Don't fiddle with the screws
    • He played with the idea of running for the Senate

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methodologically

  • adverb in a methodical manner
    • let us proceed methodologically

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victorian

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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morally

  • adverb with respect to moral principles
    • morally unjustified
  • adverb in a moral manner
    virtuously.
    • he acted morally under the circumstances

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ironmonger

  • noun someone who sells hardware
    hardwareman.
    • in England they call a hardwareman an ironmonger
  • noun a store selling hardware
    hardware store; ironmonger's shop.
    • in Great Britain they used to call a hardware store an ironmonger's shop

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decently

  • adverb in a decent manner
    • they don't know how to dress decently
  • adverb in the right manner
    right; decent; in good order; properly; the right way.
    • please do your job properly!
    • can't you carry me decent?

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versification

  • noun a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)
  • noun the form or metrical composition of a poem

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marginally

  • adverb in a marginal manner
    • marginally interesting

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townsfolk

  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    town; townspeople.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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supposedly

  • adverb believed or reputed to be the case
    purportedly.

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shopkeeper

  • noun a merchant who owns or manages a shop
    market keeper; tradesman; storekeeper.

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artistically

  • adverb in an artistic manner
    • it was artistically decorated

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spinster

  • noun an elderly unmarried woman
    old maid.
  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    spinner; thread maker.

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ponderously

  • adverb in an uninterestingly ponderous manner
    • the play was staged with ponderously realistic sets
  • adverb in a heavy ponderous manner
    • he moves ponderously

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connexion

  • noun a connecting shape
    link; connection.
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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thoroughly

  • adverb in an exhaustive manner
    exhaustively.
    • we searched the files thoroughly
  • adverb completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    good; soundly.
    • he was soundly defeated
    • we beat him good

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femininity

  • noun the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
    muliebrity.

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dismally

  • adverb in a cheerless manner
    drearily.
    • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future
  • adverb in a dreadful manner
    dreadfully.
    • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

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gondolier

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondoliere.

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immaculately

  • adverb in an immaculate manner
    • gone was the casually dressed Canadian she had thought a backwoodsman--this man was immaculately tailored

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countrywoman

  • noun a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
  • noun a woman from your own country

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smugly

  • adverb in a smug manner
    • the bureaucrats explained smugly that the facts provided by their own experts show no cause for concern

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gondolier

  • noun a (Venetian) boatman who propels a gondola
    gondoliere.

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ostensibly

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

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scandalize

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    appal; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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churchwarden

  • noun an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters

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affront

  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    insult.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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intensely

  • adverb in an intense manner
    • he worked intensely

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citizenry

  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    people.
    • the Spanish people

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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seemingly

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

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tediously

  • adverb in a tedious manner
    boringly; tiresomely.
    • boringly slow work
    • he plodded tediously forward

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yeoman

  • noun officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
    beefeater; yeoman of the guard.
  • noun in former times was free and cultivated his own land

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determinedly

  • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
    unfalteringly; unshakably.
    • he clung to the past determinedly
  • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
    ambitiously.
    • she pursued her goals ambitiously

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nonentity

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonexistence.
  • noun a person of no influence
    nobody; cipher; cypher.

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garner

  • noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
    granary.
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    earn.

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churchgoer

  • noun a religious person who goes to church regularly
    church member.

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