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A woman who tends a herd. Sir W. Scott.

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  • adverb deeply or completely
    • slept soundly through the storm
    • the baby is sleeping soundly
  • adverb completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    thoroughly; good.
    • he was soundly defeated
    • we beat him good

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  • noun stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone

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  • adverb in a restful manner
    • the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass

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A man employed in the whale fishery.

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  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titanium oxide.
  • noun (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore

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  • adverb in a peaceful manner
    • the hen settled herself on the nest most peacefully

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  • adjective satellite untroubled by dreams
    • a sound and dreamless sleep

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  • adverb in a restless manner
    • he cracked his knuckles restlessly

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  • noun a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
    Brunhild; Brunnhilde.

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  • adverb without emotional agitation
    • tranquilly she went on with her work

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  • noun small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather

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  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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  • adverb in a chaste and virtuous manner
    • she lived chastely

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Specifically, a grandfather; more generally, any ancestor.

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  • adverb in a blissful manner
    • he was blissfully unaware of the danger

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  • adjective satellite not returned in kind
    unreciprocated; unanswered.
    • unrequited (unanswered) love

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  • adverb with equanimity
    • `I bought it,' she said contentedly

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  • noun aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
    Artemisia dracunculus; tarragon.
  • noun fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning

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  • adverb in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    • Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly
    • how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
    • talking sweet to each other

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  • noun a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
    zit; hickey.

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  • noun the present or immediately coming night
  • adverb during the night of the present day
    this evening; this night.
    • drop by tonight

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  • noun belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    anger; wrath; ire.
  • noun a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Irish Republican Army; Provos; Provisional IRA; Provisional Irish Republican Army.

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  • noun a device for making soundings
  • adjective financially secure and safe
    • sound investments
    • a sound economy

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  • noun the light of the Moon
    moonshine; Moon.
    • moonlight is the smuggler's enemy
    • the Moon was bright enough to read by
  • verb work a second job, usually after hours
    • The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver

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  • adverb with anxiety or apprehension
    apprehensively; anxiously.
    • we watched anxiously

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  • adverb in a peacefully serene manner
    • I had the feeling that he was waiting, too--serenely patient

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  • noun a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
    Brynhild; Brunhild.

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  • adjective satellite of hair having curls
  • verb form a curl, curve, or kink
    curl; curve; kink.
    • the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling

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(Hindoo Myth.) A divinity of the modern Hindoo trimurti, or trinity. He is regarded as the preserver, while Brahma is the creator, and Siva the destroyer of the creation.

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  • adverb in a self-satisfied manner
    • he complacently lived out his life as a village school teacher

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  • noun sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark
    Phascolarctos cinereus; koala bear; kangaroo bear; native bear.

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  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    badly; ill.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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  • noun a person who tends a flock of goats
    goat herder.

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  • adverb to a severe or serious degree
    gravely; seriously; severely.
    • fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated
    • badly injured
    • a severely impaired heart
    • is gravely ill
    • was seriously ill
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    ill; poorly.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open; open air.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open
  • adverb outside a building
    outside; alfresco; out of doors.
    • in summer we play outside

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(Zoöl.) A genus of sea birds including the booby and the common gannet.

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  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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  • adverb in or to a place that is lower
    to a lower place; below; at a lower place.

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  • adverb in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
    • she held the child securely
  • adverb in a confident and unselfconscious manner
    • he acts very securely in front of the camera

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  • adjective satellite occurring in spells and often abruptly
    • fitful bursts of energy
    • spasmodic rifle fire
  • adjective satellite intermittently stopping and starting
    interrupted; off-and-on.
    • fitful (or interrupted) sleep
    • off-and-on static

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At the side of; on one side of. "Beside him hung his bow." Milton.

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  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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  • adjective satellite untroubled by interference or disturbance
    • he could pursue his studies undisturbed

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  • noun the chief steward or butler of a great household

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  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor
    • no one was allowed to see the upstairs
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
    • the upstairs maid
    • an upstairs room

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  • noun a rester who is sleeping
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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  • adjective not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress
    • seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind
    • untroubled sleep
    • a kind untroubled face
  • adjective free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
    unafraid; secure.
    • he was secure that nothing will be held against him

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  • noun the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death
  • noun the diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar

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  • adverb in mental comfort; without stress
    • he works comfortably on three continents
  • adverb in physical comfort
    • she could have been lying comfortably in bed getting the same relief

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  • noun reddish brown North American marmot
    Marmota monax; groundhog.

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  • adjective on or of lower floors of a building
    • the downstairs (or downstair) phone
  • adverb on a floor below
    below; down the stairs; on a lower floor.
    • the tenants live downstairs

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  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
    newborn baby; newborn infant; neonate.
  • adjective satellite recently born
    • a newborn infant

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  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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  • adjective relatively low in price or charging low prices
    • it would have been cheap at twice the price
    • inexpensive family restaurants
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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  • adverb with low volume
    • speak softly but carry a big stick
    • she spoke quietly to the child
    • the radio was playing softly
  • adverb with little or no sound
    • the class was listening quietly and intently
    • she was crying quietly

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  • adverb in a quiet and tranquil manner
    • the sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes
  • adverb in a placid and good-natured manner
    • I put the questions, and she answered them placidly

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  • adverb fitting closely
    • the vest fit snugly
  • adverb safely protected
    • concealed snugly in his hideout

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  • adverb far away from home or one's usual surroundings
    • looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall
  • adverb in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
    • the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance
    • unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens

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  • noun a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
    headland; head; foreland.

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  • adverb with self-possession (especially in times of stress)
    • he spoke calmly to the rioting students
  • adverb in a sedate manner

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  • adverb according to habit or custom
    • her habitually severe expression
    • he habitually keeps his office door closed

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

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  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    daylight; day.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime

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  • verb shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
    • She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death
    • The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs

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  • noun (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

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  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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  • noun (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)

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  • adverb through chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream.."
    by chance.
  • adverb by chance
    perhaps; maybe; possibly; peradventure; mayhap.
    • perhaps she will call tomorrow
    • we may possibly run into them at the concert
    • it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time

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  • adjective curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
    • a coiled snake ready to strike
    • the rope lay coiled on the deck
  • verb to wind or move in a spiral course
    coil; gyrate; spiral.
    • the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action
    • black smoke coiling up into the sky
    • the young people gyrated on the dance floor

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  • noun a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
  • noun (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

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  • adjective satellite completely unclothed
    au naturel; bare; nude.
    • bare bodies
    • naked from the waist up
    • a nude model
  • adjective satellite having no protecting or concealing cover
    • naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

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  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; overly; too.
    • too big

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  • noun small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
  • noun edible marine gastropod

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  • adverb (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
    • we traveled afar
    • we could see the ship afar off
    • the Magi came from afar

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  • adverb for a limitless time
    everlastingly; forever; evermore.
    • no one can live forever
    • brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss

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  • adverb not ever; at no time in the past or future
    • I have never been to China
    • I shall never forget this day
    • had never seen a circus
    • never on Sunday
    • I will never marry you!
  • adverb not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances
    • never fear
    • bringing up children is never easy
    • that will never do
    • what is morally wrong can never be politically right

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  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    top; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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  • noun a feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase `in high dudgeon')
    high dudgeon.

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  • adjective satellite isolated from others
    • could be alone in a crowded room
    • was alone with her thoughts
    • I want to be alone
  • adjective satellite lacking companions or companionship
    solitary; lonely; lone.
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler

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  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    baby; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different

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  • adjective satellite lying face upward
  • adjective satellite offering no resistance
    resistless; unresisting.
    • resistless hostages
    • No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

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  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; north wind; norther.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
    • Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold

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  • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
    boulder clay.
  • noun a treasury for government funds
    trough; public treasury.

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  • noun young domestic cat
  • verb have kittens
    • our cat kittened again this year

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  • adjective satellite lasting, open, or operating through the whole night
    nightlong; all-night.
    • a nightlong vigil
    • an all-night drugstore
    • an overnight trip
  • adverb during or for the length of one night
    • the fish marinates overnight

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  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
    newborn; newborn baby; newborn infant.

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  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    • They felt the loss deeply
  • adverb to a great depth; far down
    • dived deeply
    • dug deep

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  • noun Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
    Frederick Barbarossa; Frederick I.
  • noun Barbary pirate (died in 1546)
    Khayr ad-Din.

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  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    • They felt the loss deeply

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  • noun a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

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  • adverb within a building
    • in winter we play inside

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Whatever person; any person who; be or she who; any one who; as, he shall be punished, whoever he may be. "Whoever envies or repines." Milton. "Whoever the king favors." Shak.

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  • adverb for a short time
    for a while.
    • sit down and stay awhile
    • they settled awhile in Virginia before moving West
    • the baby was quiet for a while

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Originally, an interrogative pronoun, later, a relative pronoun also; -- used always substantively, and either as singular or plural. See the Note under What, pron., 1. As interrogative pronouns, who and whom ask the question: What or which person or persons? Who and whom, as relative pronouns (in the sense of that), are properly used of persons (corresponding to which, as applied to things), but are sometimes, less properly and now rarely, used of animals, plants, etc. Who and whom, as compound relatives, are also used especially of persons, meaning the person that; the persons that; the one that; whosoever. "Let who will be President." Macaulay.
[He] should not tell whose children they were. Chaucer.
There thou tell'st of kings, and who aspire; Who fall, who rise, who triumph, who do moan. Daniel.
Adders who with cloven tongues Do hiss into madness. Shak.
Whom I could pity thus forlorn. Milton.
How hard is our fate, who serve in the state. Addison.
Who cheapens life, abates the fear of death. Young.
The brace of large greyhounds, who were the companions of his sports. Sir W. Scott.

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  • adjective (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
    unretentive; short.
    • a short memory
  • adjective not mindful or attentive
    mindless; unmindful.
    • while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw

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  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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  • adverb for a limitless time
    everlastingly; evermore; eternally.
    • no one can live forever
    • brightly beams our Father's mercy from his lighthouse evermore"- P.P.Bliss
  • adverb for a very long or seemingly endless time
    forever and a day.
    • she took forever to write the paper
    • we had to wait forever and a day

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  • noun someone who drives a herd
    herder; drover.

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(Zoöl.) A genus of longeared South American monkeys, including numerous species of marmosets. See Marmoset.

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  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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  • noun a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

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  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
    Sir Lancelot.

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  • adverb to a considerable degree
    to a great extent.
    • he relied heavily on others' data
  • adverb in a heavy-footed manner
    • he walked heavily up the three flights to his room

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  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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  • adjective satellite crowded or massed together
    • give me...your huddled masses
    • the huddled sheep turned their backs against the wind
  • verb crowd or draw together
    huddle; huddle together.
    • let's huddle together--it's cold!

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