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fishtail

  • verb slow down by moving the tail sideways
    • The airplane fishtailed on the runway

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shopsoiled

  • adjective satellite worn or faded from being on display in a store
    shopworn.
    • shopworn merchandise at half price

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fishtail

  • verb slow down by moving the tail sideways
    • The airplane fishtailed on the runway

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undercook

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underexpose

  • verb expose to too little light
    • The film is underexposed, so the image is very dark
  • verb expose insufficiently
    • The child was underexposed to language

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rocker

  • noun an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
  • noun a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    rock 'n' roll musician.

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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dogleg

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

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squiffed

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caramelize

  • verb be converted into caramel
    caramelise.
    • The sugar caramelized
  • verb convert to caramel
    caramelise.

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convex

  • adjective curving or bulging outward
    bulging.

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underexpose

  • verb expose to too little light
    • The film is underexposed, so the image is very dark
  • verb expose insufficiently
    • The child was underexposed to language

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chewy

  • adjective satellite requiring much chewing
  • adjective satellite (of a consistency) requiring chewing
    • chewy caramels

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sumptuosity

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; luxury.

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lobulate

Made up of, or divided into, lobules; as, a lobulated gland.

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quirk

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirkiness; queerness; oddity.
  • noun a narrow groove beside a beading

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beamy

  • adjective satellite broad in the beam
    • a beamy cargo ship
  • adjective satellite radiating or as if radiating light
    effulgent; radiant; beaming; refulgent.
    • the beaming sun
    • the effulgent daffodils
    • a radiant sunrise
    • a refulgent sunset

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wobble

  • noun an unsteady rocking motion
  • verb move unsteadily
    coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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upcurved

  • adjective satellite curving upward

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flinch

  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    wince.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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potbound

  • adjective satellite (of a potted plant) grown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots
    rootbound.

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wince

  • noun the facial expression of sudden pain
  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    flinch.

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atilt

  • adjective satellite departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    leaning; tilted; tipped; canted.
    • the leaning tower of Pisa
    • the headstones were tilted

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twinge

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

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bucktoothed

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wince

  • noun the facial expression of sudden pain
  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    flinch.

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incurvate

  • verb bend inwards
    • The body incurvates a little at the back
  • verb cause to curve inward
    • gravity incurvates the rays

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wobble

  • noun an unsteady rocking motion
  • verb move unsteadily
    coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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decurved

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

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quirk

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirkiness; queerness; oddity.
  • noun a narrow groove beside a beading

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chubby

  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    plump; embonpoint.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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thicken

  • verb make thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • Thicken the sauce
    • inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch
  • verb become thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • The sauce thickened
    • The egg yolk will inspissate

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retrousse

  • adjective satellite (used of noses) turned up at the end
    tip-tilted; upturned.
    • a retrousse nose
    • a small upturned nose

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quaver

  • noun a tremulous sound
  • noun a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
    eighth note.

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recurvate

  • adjective satellite curved backward or inward
    recurved.

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jitter

  • noun small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
  • noun a small irregular movement

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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pricy

  • adjective satellite having a high price
    dear; pricey; high-priced; costly.
    • costly jewelry
    • high-priced merchandise
    • much too dear for my pocketbook
    • a pricey restaurant

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gonys

(Zoöl.) The keel or lower outline of a bird's bill, so far as the mandibular rami are united.

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auricle

  • noun a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
    auricula atrii; atrial auricle.
  • noun the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
    ear; pinna.

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overexpose

  • verb expose to too much light
    • the photographic film was overexposed and there is no image
  • verb expose excessively
    • As a child, I was overexposed to French movies

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bobble

  • noun the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
    • the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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posh

  • adjective satellite elegant and fashionable
    swish; classy.
    • classy clothes
    • a classy dame
    • a posh restaurant
    • a swish pastry shop on the Rue du Bac"- Julia Child

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wobbling

  • adjective satellite (of sound) fluctuating unsteadily
    • a low-pitched wobbling sound
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble; coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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jiggly

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misquote

  • noun an incorrect quotation
    misquotation.
  • verb quote incorrectly
    • He had misquoted the politician

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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canted

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

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undulate

  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    roll.
    • The hills rolled past

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grainy

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    gritty; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue

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reword

  • verb express the same message in different words
    paraphrase; rephrase.

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umbonate

Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.

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limping

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; lameness; gimpiness; gimp.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; limp; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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protrude

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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effervesce

  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    froth; foam; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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scatty

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; absentminded; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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yaw

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

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sozzled

  • adjective satellite very drunk
    pixilated; soaked; tight; soused; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; squiffy; wet; pie-eyed; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.

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limp

  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    hobble; hitch.
  • verb walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    hobble; hitch; gimp.
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

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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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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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caramelise

  • verb be converted into caramel
    caramelize.
    • The sugar caramelized
  • verb convert to caramel
    caramelize.

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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exsert

  • verb thrust or extend out
    stretch out; extend; stretch forth; hold out; put out.
    • He held out his hand
    • point a finger
    • extend a hand
    • the bee exserted its sting

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pronate

  • verb turn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards

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trend

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

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declinate

Bent downward or aside; (Bot.) bending downward in a curve; declined.

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flinch

  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    wince.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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mesiad

(Anat.) Toward, or on the side toward, the mesial plane; mesially; -- opposed to laterad.

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curtsy

  • noun bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
    curtsey.
  • verb bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    curtsey.

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incurve

To bend; to curve; to make crooked.

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pal

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; buddy; chum; brother.
  • verb become friends; act friendly towards
    chum up; pal up.

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incrassate

To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts.
Acids dissolve or attenuate; alkalies precipitate or incrassate. Sir I. Newton.
Liquors which time hath incrassated into jellies. Sir T. Browne.

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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camphoraceous

  • adjective being or having the properties of camphor
    • camphoraceous odor

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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wonky

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; askew; cockeyed; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; rickety; wobbly.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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alkalotic

  • adjective marked by alkalosis (or a tendency toward alkalosis)

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digress

  • verb lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    divagate; wander; stray.
    • She always digresses when telling a story
    • her mind wanders
    • Don't digress when you give a lecture
  • verb wander from a direct or straight course
    straggle; depart; sidetrack.

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bowlegged

  • adjective satellite have legs that curve outward at the knees
    bowed; bandy; bowleg; bandy-legged.

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protrude

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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emarginate

  • adjective satellite having a notched tip

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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underhung

  • adjective satellite supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from above
    • underhung sliding doors
  • adjective satellite having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
    undershot; underslung.
    • an underhung jaw
    • undershot bulldog

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steepen

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

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shambolic

  • adjective (British slang) disorderly or chaotic
    • it's a shambolic system

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veer

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

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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digress

  • verb lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    divagate; wander; stray.
    • She always digresses when telling a story
    • her mind wanders
    • Don't digress when you give a lecture
  • verb wander from a direct or straight course
    straggle; depart; sidetrack.

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inturned

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curtsy

  • noun bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
    curtsey.
  • verb bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    curtsey.

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squiffy

  • adjective satellite very drunk
    pixilated; sozzled; soaked; tight; soused; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; wet; pie-eyed; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.

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wince

  • noun the facial expression of sudden pain
  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    flinch.

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tetched

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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inequivalve

(Zoöl.) Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster.

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frowning

  • adjective satellite showing displeasure or anger
  • verb look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
    glower; lower; lour; frown.

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ditzy

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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underdone

  • adjective satellite insufficiently cooked
    half-baked.

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shiver

  • noun a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    tremble; shake.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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limbate

(Bot. & Zoöl.) Bordered, as when one color is surrounded by an edging of another.

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bulge

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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funky

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky
  • adjective satellite (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    low-down.

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grimace

  • noun a contorted facial expression
    face.
    • she made a grimace at the prospect
  • verb contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
    make a face; pull a face.
    • He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do

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overexpose

  • verb expose to too much light
    • the photographic film was overexposed and there is no image
  • verb expose excessively
    • As a child, I was overexposed to French movies

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bulge

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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grimace

  • noun a contorted facial expression
    face.
    • she made a grimace at the prospect
  • verb contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
    make a face; pull a face.
    • He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do

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hiccough

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    hiccup; singultus.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    hiccup.
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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chunky

  • adjective satellite like or containing small sticky lumps
    lumpy.
    • the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough
  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; low-set; dumpy; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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rostrate

  • adjective satellite having a beak or beaklike snout or proboscis

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thicken

  • verb make thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • Thicken the sauce
    • inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch
  • verb become thick or thicker
    inspissate.
    • The sauce thickened
    • The egg yolk will inspissate

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falcate

  • adjective satellite curved like a sickle
    sickle-shaped; falciform.
    • a falcate leaf
    • falcate claws
    • the falcate moon

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