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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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otiose

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite producing no result or effect
    ineffectual; unavailing; futile.
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt

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oversimplify

  • verb simplify to an excessive degree
    • Don't oversimplify the problem
  • verb make too simple
    • Don't oversimplify the instructions

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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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abashed

  • adjective satellite feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    embarrassed; chagrined.
    • felt abashed at the extravagant praise
    • chagrined at the poor sales of his book
    • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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backtrack

  • verb retrace one's course
    turn back; double back.
    • The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back

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oversimplify

  • verb simplify to an excessive degree
    • Don't oversimplify the problem
  • verb make too simple
    • Don't oversimplify the instructions

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unorthodox

  • adjective satellite independent in behavior or thought
    maverick; irregular.
    • she led a somewhat irregular private life
    • maverick politicians
  • adjective breaking with convention or tradition
    • an unorthodox lifestyle

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rebound

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; recoil; backlash.
  • noun a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
    • he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

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insular

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
    • insular territories
    • Hawaii's insular culture
  • adjective satellite suggestive of the isolated life of an island; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
    • an exceedingly insular man

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mellowed

  • adjective satellite having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging
    mellow.
    • a mellow port
    • mellowed fruit
  • verb soften, make mellow
    mellow.
    • Age and experience mellowed him over the years

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bathetically

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detract

  • verb take away a part from; diminish
    take away.
    • His bad manners detract from his good character

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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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anticlimactical

  • adjective of or relating to a sudden change from an impressive to a ludicrous style
    anticlimactic.

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equivocate

  • verb be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    beat around the bush; tergiversate; palter; prevaricate.

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overenthusiastically

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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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sniffy

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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abate

  • verb make less active or intense
    slake; slack.
  • verb become less in amount or intensity
    die away; slack off; slack; let up.
    • The storm abated
    • The rain let up after a few hours

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backhanded

  • adjective (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
    backhand.
  • verb hit a tennis ball backhand
    backhand.

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ameliorate

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; meliorate; improve.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; meliorate; improve.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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necklace

  • noun jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

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infelicitously

  • adverb in an infelicitous manner
    • he chose his words rather infelicitously

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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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tottering

  • adjective satellite unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
    tottery.
    • a tottering skeleton of a horse
    • a tottery old man
  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    totter.
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table

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savour

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor.

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overconfident

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive confidence
    positive; cocksure.
    • an arrogant and cocksure materialist
    • so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen
    • the less he knows the more positive he gets

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relent

  • verb give in, as to influence or pressure
    yield; soften.

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scandalise

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; appall; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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relent

  • verb give in, as to influence or pressure
    yield; soften.

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prolix

  • adjective tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
    • editing a prolix manuscript
    • a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know

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detract

  • verb take away a part from; diminish
    take away.
    • His bad manners detract from his good character

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alleviated

  • adjective satellite (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
    relieved; eased.
  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; relieve; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches

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contradictorily

  • adverb in a contradictory manner
    • he argued contradictorily

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equivocate

  • verb be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    beat around the bush; tergiversate; palter; prevaricate.

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gauche

  • adjective satellite lacking social polish
    unpolished; graceless.
    • too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate
    • their excellent manners always made me feel gauche

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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riskily

  • adverb in a dangerously risky manner
    • he lost the game by playing too riskily

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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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undiplomatically

  • adverb without diplomacy; in an undiplomatic manner
    • she declined the invitation undiplomatically

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mitigated

  • adjective made less severe or intense
    • he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty
  • verb lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    extenuate; mitigate; palliate.
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime

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disingenuously

  • adverb in a disingenuous manner
    artfully.
    • disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent's work

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wan

  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.
  • verb become pale and sickly

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tetchily

  • adverb in an ill-natured and tetchy manner
    • `Are you sure?' he asked her tetchily

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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mystifying

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; cryptic; deep; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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snootily

  • adverb in a snobbish manner
    snobbishly; uppishly.
    • they snobbishly excluded their less wealthy friends from the party

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relent

  • verb give in, as to influence or pressure
    yield; soften.

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chauvinistically

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abate

  • verb make less active or intense
    slake; slack.
  • verb become less in amount or intensity
    die away; slack off; slack; let up.
    • The storm abated
    • The rain let up after a few hours

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accipitrine

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)

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savor

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savour; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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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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hypercritical

  • adjective satellite inclined to judge too severely
    overcritical.
    • hypercritical of colloquial speech
    • the overcritical teacher can discourage originality

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slacken

  • verb become slow or slower
    slow down; slow; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed
  • verb make less active or fast
    slack up; slack; relax.
    • He slackened his pace as he got tired
    • Don't relax your efforts now

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formlessly

  • adverb in a formless manner
    • the dress hung formlessly on her body

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botanize

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanise.

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tendentiously

  • adverb in a tendentious manner
    • the paper reported rather tendentiously on the war atrocities

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abate

  • verb make less active or intense
    slake; slack.
  • verb become less in amount or intensity
    die away; slack off; slack; let up.
    • The storm abated
    • The rain let up after a few hours

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fluctuate

  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    vacillate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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nebulously

  • adverb in a nebulous and indefinite manner

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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acerbically

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eased

  • adjective satellite (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
    relieved; alleviated.
  • verb move gently or carefully
    ease.
    • He eased himself into the chair

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foolhardy

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    rash; heady; reckless.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

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soliloquize

  • verb talk to oneself
    soliloquise; monologuize; monologuise.

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verbosely

  • adverb in a verbose manner
    long-windedly; wordily; windily.
    • she explained her ideas verbosely

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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oppugnant

Tending to awaken hostility; hostile; opposing; warring. "Oppugnant forces." I. Taylor. -- n. An opponent. R. Coleridge.

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mitigate

  • verb lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
    extenuate; palliate.
    • The circumstances extenuate the crime
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    • mitigating circumstances

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unharmoniously

  • adverb in a discordant manner
    discordantly.
    • the piece ended discordantly

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dampen

  • verb smother or suppress
    stifle.
    • Stifle your curiosity
  • verb make moist
    wash; moisten.
    • The dew moistened the meadows

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stiltedly

  • adverb in a stilted manner
    • she answered him stiltedly

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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hyperbolically

  • adverb in an exaggerated manner
    exaggeratedly.

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recede

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb retreat
    drop off; fall back; fall behind; lose.

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overconservative

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mollify

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; gentle; pacify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
    season; temper.
    • she tempered her criticism

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prissily

  • adverb in a prissy manner
    primly.
    • the new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily

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albeit

Even though; although; notwithstanding. Chaucer.
Albeit so masked, Madam, I love the truth. Tennyson.

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tautological

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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subside

  • verb wear off or die down
    lessen.
    • The pain subsided
  • verb sink to a lower level or form a depression
    • the valleys subside

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patronisingly

  • adverb with condescension; in a patronizing manner
    condescendingly; patronizingly.
    • he treats his secretary condescendingly

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assuage

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    quench; allay; slake.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst

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overdramatize

  • verb present in an overly dramatic manner
    overdramatise.
    • She is overdramatizing her child's failure in the physics class

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backtrack

  • verb retrace one's course
    turn back; double back.
    • The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back

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opaquely

  • adverb in an opaque manner
    • he referred opaquely to her recent past

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unbent

  • adjective satellite not bent
    • looking for an unbent nail
    • trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber
  • verb straighten up or out; make straight
    straighten; unbend.

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underwhelmed

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savour

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor.

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amorphous

  • adjective satellite having no definite form or distinct shape
    shapeless; formless.
    • amorphous clouds of insects
    • an aggregate of formless particles
    • a shapeless mass of protoplasm
  • adjective satellite lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
    unstructured.

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quieten

  • verb become quiet or quieter
    quiesce; pipe down; quiet; quiet down; hush.
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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embarrassed

  • adjective satellite feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    chagrined; abashed.
    • felt abashed at the extravagant praise
    • chagrined at the poor sales of his book
    • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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decelerate

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    slow down; slow; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb reduce the speed of
    slow down.
    • He slowed down the car

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unsure

  • adjective lacking self-confidence
    shy; timid; diffident.
    • stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    • problems that call for bold not timid responses
    • a very unsure young man
  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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ebb

  • noun a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
    ebbing; wane.
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    reflux.

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cryptical

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptic; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptic; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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mellow

  • verb soften, make mellow
    • Age and experience mellowed him over the years
  • verb become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
    mellow out; melt.
    • With age, he mellowed

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lukewarmly

  • adverb in an unenthusiastically lukewarm manner
    tepidly.
    • he was lukewarmly received by his relatives

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lighten

  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten up; buoy up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit
  • verb reduce the weight on; make lighter
    • she lightened the load on the tired donkey

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anachronistically

  • adverb in an anachronistic manner
    • let's look at this phenomenon anachronistically

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partake

  • verb have some of the qualities or attributes of something
  • verb have, give, or receive a share of
    partake in; share.
    • We shared the cake

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snappishly

  • adverb in an ill-natured and snappish manner
    • `Don't talk to me now,' she said snappishly

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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priggishly

  • adverb in a priggish manner
    • this professor acts so priggishly--like a moderator with a gavel!

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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ungallant

  • adjective satellite offensively discourteous
    unchivalrous; caddish.

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abate

  • verb make less active or intense
    slake; slack.
  • verb become less in amount or intensity
    die away; slack off; slack; let up.
    • The storm abated
    • The rain let up after a few hours

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inexactly

  • adverb in an imprecise manner
    imprecisely.
    • he expressed himself imprecisely

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vacillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    fluctuate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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inchoate

  • adjective satellite only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
    incipient.
    • incipient civil disorder
    • an incipient tumor
    • a vague inchoate idea

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