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stickleback

  • noun small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
    prickleback.

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sparsely

  • adverb in a sparse manner
    • sparsely inhabited

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stickleback

  • noun small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
    prickleback.

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densely

  • adverb in a stupid manner
    obtusely; dumbly.
    • he had so rapaciously desired and so obtusely expected to find her alone
  • adverb in a concentrated manner
    thickly.
    • old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built
    • a thickly populated area

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loach

  • noun slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes

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minutely

  • adverb in minute detail
    circumstantially.
    • our inability to see everything minutely and clearly is due merely to the infirmity of our senses

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coarsely

  • adverb in coarse pieces
    • the surfaces were coarsely granular

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pygmy

  • noun an unusually small individual
    pigmy.
  • noun any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet
    Pigmy.

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heavily

  • 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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morph

  • verb cause to change shape in a computer animation
    • The computer programmer morphed the image
  • verb change shape as via computer animation
    • In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther

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tibia

  • noun the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
    shin; shinbone; shin bone.

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urchin

  • noun poor and often mischievous city child

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laterally

  • adverb to or by or from the side
    • such women carry in their heads kinship knowledge of six generations depth and extending laterally among consanguineal kin as far as the grandchildren of second cousin
  • adverb in a lateral direction or location
    • the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally

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fiercely

  • adverb in a physically fierce manner
    ferociously.
    • silence broken by dogs barking ferociously
    • they fought fiercely
  • adverb in an emotionally fierce manner
    • she was fiercely proud of her children

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porcupine

  • noun relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
    hedgehog.

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weakly

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adverb in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
    • weakly agreed to a compromise
    • wheezed weakly
    • he was weakly attracted to her

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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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finely

  • adverb in tiny pieces
    • the surfaces were finely granular
  • adverb in an elegant manner
    • finely costumed actors

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sharply

  • adverb in an aggressive manner
    aggressively.
    • she was being sharply questioned
  • adverb in a well delineated manner
    crisply.
    • the new style of Minoan pottery was sharply defined

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engraver

  • noun a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  • noun a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

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strongly

  • adverb with strength or in a strong manner
    • argues very strongly for his proposal
    • he was strongly opposed to the government
  • adverb in a powerful manner
    powerfully.
    • the federal government replaced the powerfully pro-settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex-trade unionist

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cactus

  • noun any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

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thickly

  • adverb spoken with poor articulation as if with a thick tongue
    • after a few drinks he was beginning to speak thickly
  • adverb in a concentrated manner
    densely.
    • old houses are often so densely packed that perhaps three or four have to be demolished for every new one built
    • a thickly populated area

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ovum

  • noun the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
    egg cell.

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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cactus

  • noun any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines

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entirely

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; wholly; completely; altogether; totally.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea
  • adverb without any others being included or involved
    alone; solely; only; exclusively.
    • was entirely to blame
    • a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children
    • he works for Mr. Smith exclusively
    • did it solely for money
    • the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone
    • a privilege granted only to him

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hedgehog

  • noun relatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur
    porcupine.
  • noun small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
    Erinaceus europaeus; Erinaceus europeaeus.

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lateral

  • noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
    lateral pass.
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    sidelong.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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prominently

  • adverb in a prominent way
    conspicuously.
    • the new car was prominently displayed in the driveway

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stellate

  • adjective satellite arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center
    radiate; radial.
    • radial symmetry
    • a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals
    • many cities show a radial pattern of main highways

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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paperback

  • noun a book with paper covers
    paper-back book; paperback book; soft-cover book; softback book; soft-cover; softback.
  • adjective satellite (of books) having a flexible binding
    paperbacked.

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distinctly

  • adverb clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
    clearly.
    • it's distinctly possible
    • I could clearly see myself in his situation
  • adverb in a distinct and distinguishable manner
    • the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion

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eggs

  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    egg.
  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
    egg.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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penguin

  • noun short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers

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slightly

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    somewhat; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb in a slim or slender manner
    slimly; slenderly.
    • a slenderly built woman
    • slightly built

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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hill

  • noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
  • noun structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    mound.
    • they built small mounds to hide behind

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dorsal

  • adjective belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part
    • the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals
  • adjective facing away from the axis of an organ or organism
    abaxial.
    • the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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larva

  • noun the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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tubercle

  • noun a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    nodule.

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usually

  • adverb under normal conditions
    normally; unremarkably; commonly; ordinarily.
    • usually she was late

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species

  • noun (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  • noun a specific kind of something
    • a species of molecule
    • a species of villainy

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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ridge

  • noun a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  • noun any long raised strip

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sometimes

  • adverb on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; at other times for six months"
    • sometimes she wished she were back in England
    • sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    • sometimes they come for a month

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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well

  • 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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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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ridge

  • noun a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  • noun any long raised strip

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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specimen

  • noun an example regarded as typical of its class
  • noun a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
    • they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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branch

  • noun a division of some larger or more complex organization
    subdivision; arm.
    • a branch of Congress
    • botany is a branch of biology
    • the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
  • noun a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
    leg.

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beneath

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

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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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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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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throughout

  • adverb from first to last
    end-to-end.
    • the play was excellent end-to-end
  • adverb used to refer to cited works
    passim.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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