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unsoundable

  • adjective satellite too deep to determine the depth of

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companiable

Companionable; sociable. Obs. Bacon.

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champ

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champion; title-holder.
  • verb chafe at the bit, like horses

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jocoserious

Mingling mirth and seriousness. M. Green.

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deafen

  • verb be unbearably loud
    • a deafening noise
  • verb make or render deaf
    deaf.
    • a deafening noise

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churchlike

Befitting a church or a churchman; becoming to a clergyman. Shak.

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unperplexed

  • adjective experiencing no difficulty or confusion or bewilderment

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deathlike

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathly.
    • a deathly pallor

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complice

An accomplice. Obs.
To quell the rebels and their complices. Shak.

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companionable

  • adjective satellite suggestive of companionship
    • a companionable pet

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enwrap

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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echoless

  • adjective satellite having or producing no echo
    • the echoless darkness

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enshroud

  • verb cover as if with a shroud
    shroud; hide; cover.
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

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awestricken

  • adjective having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
    awestruck; awed.
    • stood in awed silence before the shrine
    • in grim despair and awestruck wonder

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reign

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

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deathly

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathlike.
    • a deathly pallor
  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deadly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness

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clank

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    crash; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a clank
    • the train clanked through the village

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echoey

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wheresoe'er

Wheresoever. Poetic "Wheresoe'er they rove." Milton.

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tightlipped

  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; closelipped; closemouthed; secretive.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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blanketed

  • adjective satellite covered with (or as if with) a blanket
  • verb cover as if with a blanket
    blanket.
    • snow blanketed the fields

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eery

  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eerie.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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bargee

  • noun someone who operates a barge
    bargeman; lighterman.

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tongueless

  • adjective lacking a tongue
    • tongueless moccasins
  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; unspoken; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

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unnerve

  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate.

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uncustomary

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engulf

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb flow over or cover completely
    • The bright light engulfed him completely

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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eerie

  • adjective satellite suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
    • an eerie feeling of deja vu
  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eery.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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gainsayer

One who gainsays, contradicts, or denies. "To convince the gainsayers." Tit. i. 9.

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deafening

  • adjective satellite loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
    earsplitting; thundery; thunderous.
  • verb be unbearably loud
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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brood

  • noun the young of an animal cared for at one time
  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    dwell.

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cloistral

  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    monastical; cloistered; monastic; conventual.

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enfold

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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voiceful

Having a voice or vocal quality; having a loud voice or many voices; vocal; sounding.
Beheld the Iliad and the Odyssey Rise to the swelling of the voiceful sea. Coleridge.

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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pyramidical

  • adjective satellite resembling a pyramid
    pyramidal; pyramidic.

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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ruminative

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; pondering; brooding; contemplative; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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enshroud

  • verb cover as if with a shroud
    shroud; hide; cover.
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

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glum

  • adjective satellite moody and melancholic
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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shroud

  • noun a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  • noun (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    mainsheet; tack; sheet; weather sheet.

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unprotesting

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envelop

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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lengthened

  • adjective satellite drawn out or made longer spatially
    extended; prolonged; elongated.
    • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
    • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    • a prolonged black line across the page
  • verb make longer
    lengthen.
    • Lengthen this skirt, please

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awestruck

  • adjective having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
    awed; awestricken.
    • stood in awed silence before the shrine
    • in grim despair and awestruck wonder

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pervade

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

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stunned

  • adjective satellite filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    astonished; astounded; amazed; astonied.
    • an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation
    • I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral
    • astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing
    • stood in stunned silence
    • stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses
  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stun; stupefy.
    • stun fish

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unnerved

  • adjective satellite deprived of courage and strength
    • the steeplejack, exhausted and unnerved, couldn't hold on to his dangerous perch much longer
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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reign

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

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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tick

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    ticking.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

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suspenseful

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    cliff-hanging; suspensive; nail-biting.

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enwrapped

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    engrossed; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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sulky

  • noun a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    huffish.

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flout

  • verb treat with contemptuous disregard
    scoff.
    • flout the rules
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; scoff.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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slumbrous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumberous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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punctuate

  • verb insert punctuation marks into
    mark.
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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engulf

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb flow over or cover completely
    • The bright light engulfed him completely

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awed

  • adjective satellite inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
    awful.
    • awed by the silence
    • awful worshippers with bowed heads
  • verb inspire awe in
    awe.
    • The famous professor awed the undergraduates

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envelop

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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uncharacteristic

  • adjective distinctive and not typical
    • a book uncharacteristic of its author

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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enfold

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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supervene

  • verb take place as an additional or unexpected development

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sullen

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • adjective satellite darkened by clouds
    heavy; lowering; threatening.
    • a heavy sky

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thrum

  • noun a thrumming sound
    • he could hear the thrum of a banjo
  • verb sound with a monotonous hum
    hum.

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stonelike

  • adjective satellite (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness
    petrous.

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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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stony

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; rocky; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; flinty; granitic.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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brood

  • noun the young of an animal cared for at one time
  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    dwell.

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boding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    foreboding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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irresponsive

Not responsive; not able, ready, or inclined to respond.

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drear

  • adjective satellite causing dejection
    blue; dingy; disconsolate; dreary; dark; gloomy; dismal; drab; sorry; grim.
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather

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hushed

  • adjective satellite in a softened tone
    muted; subdued; quiet.
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    hush.
    • hush my baby!

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descend

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    derive; come.
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins

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predawn

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enshroud

  • verb cover as if with a shroud
    shroud; hide; cover.
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

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breathless

  • adjective not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty
    dyspnoeal; dyspneic; dyspneal; dyspnoeic.
    • breathless at thought of what I had done
    • breathless from running
    • followed the match with breathless interest
  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathtaking.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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betoken

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    bespeak; indicate; signal; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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longish

  • adjective satellite somewhat long

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deepen

  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions
  • verb become more intense
    intensify.
    • The debate intensified
    • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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unnerving

  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    redoubtable; formidable.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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stupefied

  • adjective satellite as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
    dumbstricken; dumbstruck; thunderstruck; flabbergasted; dumbfounded; dumfounded.
    • a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident
    • the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless
    • was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion
  • verb make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    besot; stupefy.

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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funereal

  • adjective satellite suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial
    sepulchral.
    • funereal gloom
    • hollow sepulchral tones

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infuriate

  • verb make furious
    incense; exasperate.

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dumbstruck

  • adjective satellite as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
    stupefied; dumbstricken; thunderstruck; flabbergasted; dumbfounded; dumfounded.
    • a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident
    • the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless
    • was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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murmurous

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    susurrous; soughing; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren

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hover

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move to and fro
    linger.
    • The shy student lingered in the corner

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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greet

  • verb express greetings upon meeting someone
    recognize; recognise.
  • verb send greetings to

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mulish

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    hardheaded.

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deepen

  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions
  • verb become more intense
    intensify.
    • The debate intensified
    • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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awkward

  • adjective satellite causing inconvenience
    • they arrived at an awkward time
  • adjective lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    • an awkward dancer
    • an awkward gesture
    • too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
    • his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot

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descend

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    derive; come.
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins

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shamefast

Modest; shamefaced. -- Shame"fast*ly, adv. -- Shame"fast*ness, n. Archaic See Shamefaced.
Shamefast she was in maiden shamefastness. Chaucer.
[Conscience] is a blushing shamefast spirit. Shak.
Modest apparel with shamefastness. 1 Tim. ii. 9 (Rev. Ver.).

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crackle

  • noun the sharp sound of snapping noises
    crepitation; crackling.
  • noun glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
    crackle china; crackleware.

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expectant

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush
  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; with child; gravid; big; enceinte; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

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prevail

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

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deadening

  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; impairment; constipation.
  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    deaden; damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message

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lengthen

  • verb make longer
    • Lengthen this skirt, please
  • verb become long or longer
    • In Spring, the days lengthen

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prayerful

  • adjective satellite disposed to pray or appearing to pray

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greet

  • verb express greetings upon meeting someone
    recognize; recognise.
  • verb send greetings to

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ominous

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; sinister; threatening; forbidding; baleful; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite presaging ill fortune
    ill; inauspicious.
    • ill omens
    • ill predictions
    • my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley
    • a dead and ominous silence prevailed
    • a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government

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permeate

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb pass through
    filter; sink in; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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apophatic

  • adjective of or relating to the belief that God can be known to humans only in terms of what He is not (such as `God is unknowable')

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rapt

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rhapsodic; rapturous; enraptured; ecstatic.

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moveless

Motionless; fixed. "Moveless as a tower." Pope.

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stretched

  • adjective satellite (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching
    • well-stretched muscles are less susceptible to injury
  • verb occupy a large, elongated area
    stretch; stretch along.
    • The park stretched beneath the train line

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