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strider

  • noun a person who walks rapidly with long steps
    • he was such a strider that she couldn't keep up without running

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decaf

  • noun coffee with the caffeine removed
    decaffeinated coffee.

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ricotta

  • noun soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese

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pasteurized

  • adjective having been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
    pasteurised.
  • verb heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms
    pasteurize; pasteurise.
    • pasteurize milk

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latte

  • noun strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
    caffe latte.

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windsurfers

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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evaporated

  • adjective satellite drawn off in the form of vapor
    • evaporated molecules boil off
  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize; evaporate.
    • evaporate milk

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latte

  • noun strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
    caffe latte.

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pasteurised

  • adjective having been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
    pasteurized.
  • verb heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms
    pasteurize; pasteurise.
    • pasteurize milk

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coulter

  • noun a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
    colter.

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reconstitute

  • verb construct or form anew or provide with a new structure
    restructure.
    • After his accident, he had to restructure his life
    • The governing board was reconstituted

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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nonfat

  • adjective without fat or fat solids
    fatless; fat-free.
    • nonfat or fat-free milk

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cappuccino

  • noun equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
    cappuccino coffee; coffee cappuccino.

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powdered

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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coulter

  • noun a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
    colter.

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swallow

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    sup.
    • a sup of ale
  • noun the act of swallowing
    drink; deglutition.
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough
    • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

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mocha

  • noun soft suede glove leather from goatskin
  • noun a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate

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starlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a star
    • they saw a starlike object in the sky

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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unheated

  • adjective satellite not having been heated or warmed
    unwarmed.
    • an unheated room
    • unwarmed rolls

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pricing

  • noun the evaluation of something in terms of its price
  • verb determine the price of
    price.
    • The grocer priced his wares high

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sailboat

  • noun a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
    sailing boat.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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dragonfly

  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder; darning needle.

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foam

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    froth.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

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lightly

  • adverb without good reason
    • one cannot say such things lightly
  • adverb with few burdens
    light.
    • experienced travellers travel light

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pelican

  • noun large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish

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latex

  • noun a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
  • noun a water-base paint that has a latex binder
    rubber-base paint; latex paint.

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condense

  • verb undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops
    distil; distill.
    • water condenses
    • The acid distills at a specific temperature
  • verb make more concise
    concentrate; digest.
    • condense the contents of a book into a summary

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buttermilk

  • noun residue from making butter from sour raw milk; or pasteurized milk curdled by adding a culture

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cup

  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    cupful.
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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effortlessly

  • adverb without effort or apparent effort
    • she danced gracefully and effortlessly
    • swallows gliding effortlessly through the air

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cup

  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    cupful.
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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yogurt

  • noun a custard-like food made from curdled milk
    yoghurt; yoghourt.

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tablespoon

  • noun as much as a tablespoon will hold
    tablespoonful.
  • noun a spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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acidify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acetify.
    • the solution acetified

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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dried

  • adjective satellite not still wet
    • the ink has dried
    • a face marked with dried tears
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry; dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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soured

  • adjective having turned bad
  • verb go sour or spoil
    ferment; turn; sour; work.
    • The milk has soured
    • The wine worked
    • The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

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shredded

  • adjective satellite prepared by cutting
    chopped; sliced.
    • sliced tomatoes
    • sliced ham
    • chopped clams
    • chopped meat
    • shredded cabbage
  • verb tear into shreds
    rip up; tear up; shred.

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separator

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    centrifuge; extractor.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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ounce

  • noun a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
    apothecaries' ounce; troy ounce.
  • noun a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
    oz..

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tbsp

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o'er

  • adverb throughout a period of time
    over.
    • stay over the weekend

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skimming

  • noun the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skim.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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cormorant

  • noun large voracious dark-colored long-necked seabird with a distensible pouch for holding fish; used in Asia to catch fish
    Phalacrocorax carbo.

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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tablespoon

  • noun as much as a tablespoon will hold
    tablespoonful.
  • noun a spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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pinion

  • noun a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
  • noun any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
    flight feather; quill feather; quill.

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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teaspoon

  • noun as much as a teaspoon will hold
    teaspoonful.
  • noun a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram

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swiftly

  • adverb in a swift manner
    fleetly.
    • she moved swiftly

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fortified

  • adjective satellite secured with bastions or fortifications
    bastioned.
  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; fortify; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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homogenized

  • adjective satellite formed by blending unlike elements especially by reducing one element to particles and dispersing them throughout another substance
    homogenised.
  • verb cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing
    homogenise; homogenize.
    • homogenize the main ingredients

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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chapter

  • noun a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
    • he read a chapter every night before falling asleep
  • noun any distinct period in history or in a person's life
    • the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history
    • the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship

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scald

  • noun a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  • noun the act of burning with steam or hot water

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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margarine

  • noun a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
    oleo; marge; oleomargarine; margarin.

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quickly

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; rapidly; apace.
    • he works quickly
  • adverb with little or no delay
    quick; promptly.
    • the rescue squad arrived promptly
    • come here, quick!

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seagull

  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; gull.

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.
  • noun an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    Jonathan Swift; Dean Swift.

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boarding

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    embarkation; embarkment.
  • noun a structure of boards

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gull

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    sea gull; seagull.

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gracefully

  • adverb in a graceful manner
    • she swooped gracefully
  • adverb in a gracious or graceful manner
    graciously.
    • he did not have a chance to grow up graciously

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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barely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb in a sparse or scanty way
    scantily.
    • a barely furnished room

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cream

  • noun the best people or things in a group
    pick.
    • the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War
  • noun the part of milk containing the butterfat

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sterile

  • adjective incapable of reproducing
    unfertile; infertile.
    • an infertile couple
  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    aseptic.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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rubber

  • noun an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
    caoutchouc; natural rubber; gum elastic; India rubber.
  • noun any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
    synthetic rubber.

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sterilized

  • adjective satellite made infertile
    sterilised.
  • verb make free from bacteria
    sterilize; sterilise.

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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carefully

  • adverb taking care or paying attention
    • they watched carefully
  • adverb as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact
    cautiously.
    • she ventured cautiously downstairs
    • they handled the incident with kid gloves

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boards

  • noun the stage of a theater
    • most actors love to stride the boards
  • noun the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink

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canned

  • adjective satellite recorded for broadcast
    transcribed.
    • a transcribed announcement
    • canned laughter
  • verb preserve in a can or tin
    tin; put up; can.
    • tinned foods are not very tasty

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profits

  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; net income.
  • noun something won (especially money)
    win; winnings.

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undiluted

  • adjective not diluted
    • undiluted milk
    • an undiluted racial strain

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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vega

  • noun prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
    Lope de Vega; Lope Felix de Vega Carpio.
  • noun the brightest star in the constellation Lyra

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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cow

  • noun female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
    moo-cow.
  • noun mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

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ferment

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a substance capable of bringing about fermentation

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smoothly

  • adverb with no problems or difficulties
    swimmingly.
    • put the plans into effect quickly and smoothly
    • despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly
  • adverb in a smooth and diplomatic manner
    • `And now,' he said smoothly, `we will continue the conversation'

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gallon

  • noun United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
    gal.
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
    Imperial gallon; congius.

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pebble

  • noun a small smooth rounded rock

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scum

  • noun worthless people
    trash.
  • noun a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

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boiled

  • adjective satellite cooked in hot water
    stewed; poached.
  • verb come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
    boil.
    • Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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bovine

  • noun any of various members of the genus Bos
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
    bovid.

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concentrated

  • adjective gathered together or made less diffuse
    • their concentrated efforts
    • his concentrated attention
    • concentrated study
    • a narrow thread of concentrated ore
  • verb make denser, stronger, or purer
    concentrate.
    • concentrate juice

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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rapidly

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; apace; quickly.
    • he works quickly

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gaze

  • noun a long fixed look
    regard.
    • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    stare.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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ahead

  • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
    leading; in the lead.
    • he is ahead by a pawn
    • the leading team in the pennant race
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; before.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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cultured

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society
  • verb grow in a special preparation
    culture.
    • the biologist grows microorganisms

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plough

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plow.
  • noun a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    Wagon; Wain; Charles's Wain; Big Dipper; Dipper.

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spectre

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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coated

  • adjective having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination
    • coated paper has a smooth polished coating especially suitable for halftone printing
    • sugar-coated pills
  • verb put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
    coat; surface.
    • coat the cake with chocolate

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