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emanate

  • verb proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • Water emanates from this hole in the ground
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    exhale; give forth.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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stagflationary

  • adjective characteristic of or promoting stagflation

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impinging

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    contact; striking.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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defibrillation

  • noun treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)

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buffeting

  • noun repeated heavy blows
    pounding.
  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; knock about; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent

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unsynchronized

  • adjective satellite not occurring together
    unsynchronised; unsynchronous; nonsynchronous.

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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hitting

  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hit; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit
  • verb cause to move by striking
    hit.
    • hit a ball

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defibrillator

  • noun an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation

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impact

  • noun the striking of one body against another
  • noun a forceful consequence; a strong effect
    wallop.
    • the book had an important impact on my thinking
    • the book packs a wallop

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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asymmetric

  • adjective characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
    asymmetrical.

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affecting

  • adjective satellite arousing affect
    poignant; touching.
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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electroconvulsive

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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idiosyncratic

  • adjective satellite peculiar to the individual
    • we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures
    • Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting

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reverberating

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonant; resonating; resounding; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • verb ring or echo with sound
    reverberate; ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter

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unpredicted

  • adjective satellite without warning or announcement
    unheralded; unannounced.
    • they arrived unannounced
    • a totally unheralded telegram that his daughter...died last night"- M.A.D.Howe

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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telescopic

  • adjective satellite visible only with a telescope
    • a bright star with a telescopic companion
  • adjective satellite capable of discerning distant objects
    • a telescopic eye
    • telescopic vision

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administer

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administrate.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds
  • verb perform (a church sacrament) ritually
    • administer the last unction

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jolted

  • adjective satellite bumped or shaken jerkily
    • the jolted passengers
  • verb move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    jar; jolt.

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deflationary

  • adjective associated with or tending to cause decreases in consumer prices or increases in the purchasing power of money
    • deflationary measures

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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unanticipated

  • adjective satellite not anticipated
    unforeseen; out of the blue; unlooked-for.
    • unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden
    • unforeseen circumstances
    • a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy
    • like a bolt out of the blue

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deliver

  • verb deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
    present.
    • The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students
  • verb bring to a destination, make a delivery
    • our local super market delivers

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transitory

  • adjective satellite lasting a very short time
    short-lived; ephemeral; transient; fugacious; passing.
    • the ephemeral joys of childhood
    • a passing fancy
    • youth's transient beauty
    • love is transitory but it is eternal
    • fugacious blossoms

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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supernova

  • noun a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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anodal

  • adjective of or at or relating to an anode
    anodic.

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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hydrodynamical

Pertaining to, or derived from, the dynamical action of water of a liquid; of or pertaining to water power.

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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liquidity

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquid.
  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; liquidness; fluidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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reverberate

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb have a long or continuing effect
    • The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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stochastic

  • adjective satellite being or having a random variable
    • a stochastic variable
    • stochastic processes

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arise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb originate or come into being
    come up; bob up.
    • a question arose

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astrophysical

  • adjective of or concerned with astrophysics
    • astrophysical sciences

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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recessionary

  • adjective of or pertaining to a recession
    recessive.

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impart

  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; pass on.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow.
    • 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

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seismic

  • adjective satellite subject to or caused by an earthquake or earth vibration
    seismal.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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aftermarket

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escalate

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

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pyrotechnic

  • noun (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
    firework.
  • adjective of or relating to the craft of making fireworks
    pyrotechnical.
    • pyrotechnic smokes

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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relativistic

  • adjective relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity
    • relativistic quantum mechanics
    • relativistic increase in mass
    • radiation from relativistic particles
  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism

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rippled

  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    wavy; crinkly; crinkled; wavelike.
  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; undulate; ruffle; cockle.

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sectoral

Of or pertaining to a sector; as, a sectoral circle.

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generate

  • verb bring into existence
    bring forth.
    • The new manager generated a lot of problems
    • The computer bug generated chaos in the office
    • The computer generated this image
    • The earthquake generated a tsunami
  • verb give or supply
    return; yield; render; give.
    • The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
    • This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
    • The estate renders some revenue for the family

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faradic

Of or pertaining to Michael Faraday, the distinguished electrician; -- applied especially to induced currents of electricity, as produced by certain forms of inductive apparatus, on account of Faraday's investigations of their laws.

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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rarefaction

  • noun a decrease in the density of something
    • a sound wave causes periodic rarefactions in its medium

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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earthquake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; quake.
  • noun a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
    • selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees

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experienced

  • adjective having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
    experient.
  • verb go or live through
    see; go through; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam

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inescapable

  • adjective satellite impossible to avoid or evade:"inescapable conclusion"
    unavoidable; ineluctable.
    • an ineluctable destiny
    • an unavoidable accident

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accelerate

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; quicken.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb cause to move faster
    speed up; speed.
    • He accelerated the car

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destabilise

  • verb become unstable
    destabilize.
    • The economy destabilized rapidly
  • verb make unstable
    destabilize.
    • Terrorism destabilized the government

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induce

  • verb cause to arise
    bring on.
    • induce a crisis
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; have; cause; stimulate.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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inflationary

  • adjective associated with or tending to cause increases in inflation
    • inflationary prices

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transmitted

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; genetic; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • verb transfer to another
    transmit; communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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inflict

  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; impose; visit.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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accretion

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accumulation.
  • noun something contributing to growth or increase
    • he scraped away the accretions of paint
    • the central city surrounded by recent accretions

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predominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    tower; loom; hulk.
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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uncorrelated

  • adjective satellite not varying together

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tend

  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence
  • verb have care of or look after
    • She tends to the children

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destabilize

  • verb become unstable
    destabilise.
    • The economy destabilized rapidly
  • verb make unstable
    destabilise.
    • Terrorism destabilized the government

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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awaited

  • adjective satellite expected hopefully
    hoped-for; anticipated.
  • verb look forward to the probable occurrence of
    await; expect; wait; look.
    • We were expecting a visit from our relatives
    • She is looking to a promotion
    • he is waiting to be drafted

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tasseled

  • adjective satellite fringed or adorned with tassels
    tasselled.

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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oblique

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique case.
  • noun a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    abdominal external oblique muscle; external oblique muscle; musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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generate

  • verb bring into existence
    bring forth.
    • The new manager generated a lot of problems
    • The computer bug generated chaos in the office
    • The computer generated this image
    • The earthquake generated a tsunami
  • verb give or supply
    return; yield; render; give.
    • The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
    • This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
    • The estate renders some revenue for the family

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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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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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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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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galvanic

  • adjective pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action
    voltaic.
    • a galvanic cell
    • a voltaic (or galvanic) couple
  • adjective satellite affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    galvanizing; galvanising; electric.
    • gave an electric reading of the play
    • the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale

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persist

  • verb continue to exist
    run; die hard; prevail; endure.
    • These stories die hard
    • The legend of Elvis endures
  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    persevere; hold on; hang on; hang in.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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cushioning

  • noun artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
    padding.
  • verb protect from impact
    buffer; cushion; soften.
    • cushion the blow

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emanate

  • verb proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • Water emanates from this hole in the ground
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    exhale; give forth.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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unforeseen

  • adjective satellite not anticipated
    out of the blue; unlooked-for; unanticipated.
    • unanticipated and disconcerting lines of development"- H.W.Glidden
    • unforeseen circumstances
    • a virtue unlooked-for in people so full of energy
    • like a bolt out of the blue

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disrupt

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb throw into disorder
    • This event disrupted the orderly process

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unforeseeable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being anticipated
    • unforeseeable consequences

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recur

  • verb happen or occur again
    repeat.
    • This is a recurring story
  • verb return in thought or speech to something
    go back.

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monetary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    pecuniary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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induced

  • adjective brought about or caused; not spontaneous
    • a case of steroid-induced weakness
  • verb cause to arise
    bring on; induce.
    • induce a crisis

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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reallocation

  • noun a share that has been allocated again
  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reapportionment; reallotment.

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ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

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sublunar

  • adjective situated between the earth and the moon
    cislunar; sublunary.
  • adjective satellite of this earth
    terrestrial; sublunary.
    • transcendental motives for sublunary actions
    • fleeting sublunary pleasures
    • the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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adverse

  • adjective satellite contrary to your interests or welfare
    untoward; inauspicious.
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions
  • adjective satellite in an opposing direction
    contrary.
    • adverse currents
    • a contrary wind

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originate

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb bring into being
    initiate; start.
    • He initiated a new program
    • Start a foundation

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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befall

  • verb become of; happen to
    betide; bechance.
    • He promised that no harm would befall her
    • What has become of my children?
  • verb happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
    happen; bechance.
    • It happens that today is my birthday
    • These things befell" (Santayana)

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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heterodox

  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heretical; dissident.

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


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