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housebreaker

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    cat burglar.
  • noun a wrecker of houses
    housewrecker.
    • in England a housewrecker is called a housebreaker

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discommend

To mention with disapprobation; to blame; to disapprove. R. Spenser.
By commending something in him that is good, and discommending the same fault in others. Jer. Taylor.

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killdeer

  • noun American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry
    kildeer; Charadrius vociferus; killdeer plover.

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metastasize

  • verb spread throughout the body
    metastasise.
    • the cancer had metastasized and the patient could not be saved

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eavesdropper

  • noun a secret listener to private conversations

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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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lochaber

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daunt

  • verb cause to lose courage
    scare away; scare off; frighten off; dash; pall; scare; frighten away.
    • dashed by the refusal

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ouzel

  • noun common black European thrush
    Turdus merula; merle; merl; ousel; European blackbird; blackbird.

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suppurate

  • verb cause to ripen and discharge pus
    mature.
    • The oil suppurates the pustules
  • verb ripen and generate pus
    fester; maturate.
    • her wounds are festering

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unreserve

Absence of reverse; frankness; freedom of communication. T. Warton.

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misquote

  • noun an incorrect quotation
    misquotation.
  • verb quote incorrectly
    • He had misquoted the politician

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utilitarianism

  • noun doctrine that the useful is the good; especially as elaborated by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill; the aim was said to be the greatest happiness for the greatest number

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molest

  • verb harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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doorstep

  • noun the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
    doorsill; threshold.

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vouchsafe

  • verb grant in a condescending manner

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comparatively

  • adverb in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
    relatively.
    • the situation is relatively calm now

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outlast

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlive.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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backwoodsman

  • noun a man who lives on the frontier
    mountain man; frontiersman.

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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mohegan

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deign

  • verb do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
    condescend; descend.

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meddle

  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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talker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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metastasize

  • verb spread throughout the body
    metastasise.
    • the cancer had metastasized and the patient could not be saved

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misfortune

  • noun unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
    bad luck.
  • noun an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
    ill luck; tough luck; bad luck.

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disappoint

  • verb fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    let down.
    • Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage

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dewatering

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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frost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; rime.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    freeze.

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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tourist

  • noun someone who travels for pleasure
    holidaymaker; tourer.

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condescend

  • verb behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
  • verb do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
    deign; descend.

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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programmer

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; computer programmer; coder.

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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perspicuity

  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    plainness; perspicuousness.

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outlive

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlast.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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jury

  • noun a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    panel.

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desist

  • verb choose not to consume
    abstain; refrain.
    • I abstain from alcohol

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nowadays

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    present.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • adverb in these times
    now; today.
    • it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford
    • we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets
    • today almost every home has television

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deign

  • verb do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
    condescend; descend.

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juryman

  • noun someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
    juror; jurywoman.

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verbalized

  • adjective satellite communicated in words
    uttered; verbalised; expressed.
    • frequently uttered sentiments
  • verb be verbose
    verbalise; verbalize.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious

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mountaineer

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

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suppurate

  • verb cause to ripen and discharge pus
    mature.
    • The oil suppurates the pustules
  • verb ripen and generate pus
    fester; maturate.
    • her wounds are festering

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polynesian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
  • noun the branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar to the central Pacific
    Malayo-Polynesian.

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obtrude

  • verb push to thrust outward
    push out; thrust out.
  • verb thrust oneself in as if by force
    intrude.
    • The colors don't intrude on the viewer

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angler

  • noun a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
  • noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    troller.

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materialize

  • verb come into being; become reality
    happen; materialise.
    • Her dream really materialized

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dissent

  • noun (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
    • he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion
  • noun a difference of opinion

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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unreason

  • noun the state of being irrational; lacking powers of understanding
    irrationality.

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tarry

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb leave slowly and hesitantly
    linger.

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albeit

Even though; although; notwithstanding. Chaucer.
Albeit so masked, Madam, I love the truth. Tennyson.

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socialize

  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialise.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize
  • verb train for a social environment
    socialise.
    • The children must be properly socialized

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sloop

  • noun a sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow

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obtrude

  • verb push to thrust outward
    push out; thrust out.
  • verb thrust oneself in as if by force
    intrude.
    • The colors don't intrude on the viewer

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negotiator

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    treater; negotiant.

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eradicate

  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; decimate; eliminate; wipe out; extinguish.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population
  • verb destroy completely, as if down to the roots
    exterminate; uproot; root out; extirpate.
    • the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption

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delaware

  • noun a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
    Delaware River.
  • noun a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania

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unbend

  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten.
  • verb unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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prospector

  • noun someone who explores an area for mineral deposits

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intrude

  • verb enter uninvited
    irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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hurricane

  • noun a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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ethnographer

  • noun an anthropologist who does ethnography

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bother

  • noun an angry disturbance
    trouble; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
    annoyance; pain in the ass; pain; infliction; botheration; pain in the neck.
    • washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer
    • a bit of a bother
    • he's not a friend, he's an infliction

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verification

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; substantiation; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement

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bestir

  • verb become active
    rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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indulge

  • verb give free rein to
    • The writer indulged in metaphorical language
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    pander; gratify.

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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intermarry

  • verb marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group

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reporter

  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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exceed

  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    transcend; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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molest

  • verb harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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vindictiveness

  • noun a malevolent desire for revenge
    vengefulness.

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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angler

  • noun a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
  • noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    troller.

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meddle

  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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heed

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; regard.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men

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bureaucracy

  • noun nonelective government officials
    bureaucratism.
  • noun a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

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fraternize

  • verb be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy
    fraternise.

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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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bothered

  • adjective satellite caused to show discomposure
    daunted; fazed.
    • refused to be fazed by the objections
  • verb take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
    bother; inconvenience oneself; trouble; trouble oneself.
    • He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday
    • Don't bother, please

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democracy

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; republic.

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anthologize

  • verb compile an anthology
    anthologise.

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gardener

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    nurseryman.
  • noun someone employed to work in a garden

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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policymakers

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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ulcerate

  • verb undergo ulceration
    • Her stomach ulcerated
  • verb affect with an ulcer
    • Her stomach was ulcerated

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interact

  • verb act together or towards others or with others
    • He should interact more with his colleagues

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confucius

  • noun Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
    Kongfuze; K'ung Futzu; Kong the Master.

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overstep

  • verb pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
    trespass; transgress.
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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outsider

  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    foreigner.
  • noun a contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win

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intermit

  • verb cease an action temporarily
    break; pause.
    • We pause for station identification
    • let's break for lunch

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fisher

  • noun someone whose occupation is catching fish
    fisherman.
  • noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
    fisher cat; pekan; Martes pennanti; black cat.

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ulcerate

  • verb undergo ulceration
    • Her stomach ulcerated
  • verb affect with an ulcer
    • Her stomach was ulcerated

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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intrude

  • verb enter uninvited
    irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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marketer

  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; seller.

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attain

  • verb to gain with effort
    accomplish; reach; achieve.
    • she achieved her goal despite setbacks
  • verb reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
    hit; reach.
    • The thermometer hit 100 degrees
    • This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

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relatively

  • adverb in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
    comparatively.
    • the situation is relatively calm now

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incommode

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; discommode; trouble; put out.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...

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rebuttal

  • noun the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument
  • noun (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
    rebutter.

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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scruple

  • noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    misgiving; qualm.

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journalist

  • noun a writer for newspapers and magazines
  • noun someone who keeps a diary or journal
    diarist; diary keeper.

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eulogize

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogise.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecuting officer.

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condescend

  • verb behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
  • verb do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
    deign; descend.

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