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dogleg

  • noun angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
  • noun a golf hole with a sharp angle in the fairway

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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indrawn

  • adjective satellite tending to reserve or introspection
    withdrawn.
    • a quiet indrawn man

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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demarcate

  • verb separate clearly, as if by boundaries
  • verb set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
    delimitate; delimit.

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yaw

  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    swerve.
  • verb be wide open
    yawn; gape.
    • the deep gaping canyon

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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decelerate

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    slow down; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb reduce the speed of
    slow down.
    • He slowed down the car

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carinated

  • adjective having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
    ridged; keeled; carinate.
    • a carinate sepal

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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bicoloured

  • adjective satellite having two colors
    bicolored; bicolor; bicolour; bichrome; dichromatic.
    • a bicolor flower
    • a bicolored postage stamp

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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bicolored

  • adjective satellite having two colors
    bicolor; bicolour; bichrome; bicoloured; dichromatic.
    • a bicolor flower
    • a bicolored postage stamp

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twinge

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    stab; pang.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a sharp stab of pain

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marginate

Having a margin distinct in appearance or structure.

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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escarp

  • noun a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
    escarpment; scarp; protective embankment.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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curtail

  • verb place restrictions on
    restrict; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    cut short; clip.
    • My speech was cut short
    • Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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demarcate

  • verb separate clearly, as if by boundaries
  • verb set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
    delimitate; delimit.

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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contour

  • noun a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
    contour line.
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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steepen

  • verb become steeper
    • The mountain side has steepened
  • verb make steeper
    • The landslides have steepened the mountain sides

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carinate

  • noun birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles
    carinate bird; flying bird.
  • adjective having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
    ridged; keeled; carinated.
    • a carinate sepal

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swerve

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerving.
  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    yaw.

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serrate

  • verb make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
    • serrate the edges of the teeth
  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; serrated; notched; saw-toothed.

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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exhale

  • verb expel air
    expire; breathe out.
    • Exhale when you lift the weight
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    give forth; emanate.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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debrided

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luff

  • noun (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
  • noun the act of sailing close to the wind

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serrulate

  • adjective satellite minutely serrated

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veering

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    swerve; swerving.
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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rightward

Toward the right.
Rightward and leftward rise the rocks. Southey.

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rebound

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; recoil; backlash.
  • noun a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
    • he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

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delimited

  • adjective satellite having the limits or boundaries established
    bounded.
    • a delimited frontier through the disputed region
  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify; define.

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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curtail

  • verb place restrictions on
    restrict; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    cut short; clip.
    • My speech was cut short
    • Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

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steepen

  • verb become steeper
    • The mountain side has steepened
  • verb make steeper
    • The landslides have steepened the mountain sides

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inturned

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swerve

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerving.
  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    yaw.

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hone

  • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • verb sharpen with a hone
    • hone a knife

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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chiseled

  • adjective satellite having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
    well-defined.
    • a finely chiseled nose
    • well-defined features
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat; chisel.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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yap

  • noun informal terms for the mouth
    maw; gob; trap; cakehole; hole.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yelp.
    • the puppies yelped

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delineated

  • adjective represented accurately or precisely
    represented; delineate.
  • verb show the form or outline of
    delineate; define.
    • The tree was clearly defined by the light
    • The camera could define the smallest object

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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decurved

  • adjective satellite bent down or curved downward
    • the decurved bill of a curlew

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swerving

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerve.
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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chide

  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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sloped

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; slanted; slanting; sloping.
  • verb be at an angle
    slope; incline; pitch.
    • The terrain sloped down

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peaked

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity
    peak; top out.
    • That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929
    • Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million

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escalate

  • verb increase in extent or intensity
    step up; intensify.
    • The Allies escalated the bombing

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crease

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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sweptback

  • adjective satellite (especially of aircraft wings) angled rearward from the point of attachment
    • aircraft with sweptback wings
  • adjective satellite used of hair
    backswept.

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gust

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

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rebuke

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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exhale

  • verb expel air
    expire; breathe out.
    • Exhale when you lift the weight
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    give forth; emanate.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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angled

  • adjective satellite forming or set at an angle
    • angled parking
  • verb move or proceed at an angle
    angle.
    • he angled his way into the room

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exhale

  • verb expel air
    expire; breathe out.
    • Exhale when you lift the weight
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    give forth; emanate.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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deteriorate

  • verb become worse or disintegrate
    • His mind deteriorated
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; degenerate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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keeled

  • adjective having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
    ridged; carinated; carinate.
    • a carinate sepal
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; stagger; keel; careen; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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reprimand

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; rebuke.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb rebuke formally
    criminate; censure.

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pivot

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot man.
  • noun axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    pin.

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limn

  • verb trace the shape of
    delineate; outline.
  • verb make a portrait of
    portray; depict.
    • Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

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canted

  • adjective satellite departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    atilt; leaning; tilted; tipped.
    • the leaning tower of Pisa
    • the headstones were tilted
  • verb heel over
    tilt; cant; slant; cant over; pitch.
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting

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curtail

  • verb place restrictions on
    restrict; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    cut short; clip.
    • My speech was cut short
    • Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

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decelerate

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    slow down; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb reduce the speed of
    slow down.
    • He slowed down the car

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etched

  • adjective satellite cut or impressed into a surface
    incised; graven; engraved; inscribed.
    • an incised design
    • engraved invitations
  • verb make an etching of
    etch.
    • He etched her image into the surface

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fluctuate

  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    vacillate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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transect

  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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clack

  • noun a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
    clap.
  • noun a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction
    clack valve; clapper valve.

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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riposte

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; retort; replication; comeback.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

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leftward

Toward or on the left side.
Rightward and leftward rise the rocks. Southey.

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depreciate

  • verb belittle
    vilipend; deprecate.
    • The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts
  • verb lower the value of something
    • The Fed depreciated the dollar once again

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reprove

  • verb take to task
    admonish.
    • He admonished the child for his bad behavior

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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ping

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

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reprove

  • verb take to task
    admonish.
    • He admonished the child for his bad behavior

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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delimit

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; specify; define.
  • verb be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
    subtend.

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whinny

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    nicker; neigh; whicker.

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evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.
  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    • evert the eyelid

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swerve

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerving.
  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    yaw.

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reflexed

  • adjective satellite (of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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incurve

To bend; to curve; to make crooked.

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react

  • verb show a response or a reaction to something
    respond.
  • verb act against or in opposition to
    oppose.
    • She reacts negatively to everything I say

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circumscribed

  • adjective satellite subject to limits or subjected to limits
    limited.
  • verb draw a line around
    circumscribe.
    • He drew a circle around the points

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jut

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the act of projecting out from something
    protrusion; jutting; projection.

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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steepen

  • verb become steeper
    • The mountain side has steepened
  • verb make steeper
    • The landslides have steepened the mountain sides

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criticise

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    knock; pick apart; criticize.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticize.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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retort

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; replication; comeback; riposte.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

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rebuke

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; reprimand.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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criticise

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    knock; pick apart; criticize.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticize.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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bark

  • noun tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
  • noun a noise resembling the bark of a dog

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demarcate

  • verb separate clearly, as if by boundaries
  • verb set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
    delimitate; delimit.

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bends

  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; gas embolism; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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reprimand

  • noun an act or expression of criticism and censure
    reproof; reproval; reprehension; rebuke.
    • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • verb rebuke formally
    criminate; censure.

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decline

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    diminution.
  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    declination.

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ridged

  • adjective having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
    keeled; carinated; carinate.
    • a carinate sepal
  • verb extend in ridges
    ridge.
    • The land ridges towards the South

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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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toothed

  • adjective having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination
    • saw-toothed
  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    serrated; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.

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contrasting

  • adjective satellite strikingly different; tending to contrast
    contrastive.
    • contrasting (or contrastive) colors
  • verb put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
    contrast.
    • The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student

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criticize

  • verb find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    criticise; knock; pick apart.
    • The paper criticized the new movie
    • Don't knock the food--it's free
  • verb act as a critic
    criticise.
    • Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either

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Collocation words for "sharply" are words related to "sharply" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "sharply" (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 "sharply" or by the count of syllables each word has.