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slowish

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blub

  • verb cry or whine with snuffling
    blubber; snuffle; snivel; sniffle.
    • Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!

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dotcom

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regrow

  • verb grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
    • parts of the trunk of this tree can regrow
    • some invertebrates can regrow limbs or their tail after they lost it due to an injury

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inauspicious

  • adjective not auspicious; boding ill
    unfortunate.
  • adjective satellite contrary to your interests or welfare
    untoward; adverse.
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions

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blab

  • verb divulge confidential information or secrets
    let the cat out of the bag; peach; babble; spill the beans; babble out; tattle; blab out; sing; talk.
    • Be careful--his secretary talks
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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fluky

  • adjective satellite subject to accident or chance or change
    iffy; flukey; chancy.
    • a chancy appeal at best
    • getting that job was definitely fluky
    • a fluky wind
    • an iffy proposition

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chow

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; grub.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty.

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soh

  • noun the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    so; sol.

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riff

  • noun a Berber living in northern Morocco
    Riffian.
  • noun a jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

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teardrop

  • noun anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    tear.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes

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sock

  • noun hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
  • noun a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
    windsock; wind sock; air sock; wind sleeve; drogue; wind cone; air-sleeve.

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we'll

Contraction for we will or we shall. "We'll follow them." Shak.

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prep

  • noun preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
    preparation; homework.

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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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backpedal

  • verb pedal backwards on a bicycle
  • verb step backwards, in boxing

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unpromising

  • adjective satellite unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment
    • faced an unpromising task
    • music for unpromising combinations of instruments

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hoofing

  • noun dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
    step dancing.
  • verb walk
    foot; leg it; hoof; hoof it.
    • let's hoof it to the disco

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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divvy

  • noun short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society

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backstroke

  • noun a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
  • verb swim on one's back

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blabber

  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money
    squealer; informer; rat; betrayer.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; twaddle.

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shaky

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    rickety; wobbly; wonky.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    shivering; trembling.
    • a quaking bog
    • the quaking child asked for more
    • quivering leaves of a poplar tree
    • with shaking knees
    • seemed shaky on her feet
    • sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
    • trembling hands

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hyperventilate

  • verb produce hyperventilation in
    • The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient
  • verb breathe excessively hard and fast
    • The mountain climber started to hyperventilate

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martensite

  • noun a solid solution of carbon in alpha-iron that is formed when steel is cooled so rapidly that the change from austenite to pearlite is suppressed; responsible for the hardness of quenched steel

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badmouth

  • verb speak unfavorably about
    malign; traduce; drag through the mud.
    • She badmouths her husband everywhere

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beldame

  • noun an ugly evil-looking old woman
    crone; beldam; witch; hag.
  • noun a woman of advanced age
    beldam.

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squirrel

  • noun a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
  • noun the fur of a squirrel

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fantasise

  • verb indulge in fantasies
    fantasy; fantasize.
    • he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
  • verb portray in the mind
    fantasize.
    • he is fantasizing the ideal wife

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auspicious

  • adjective auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
    • an auspicious beginning for the campaign

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lob

  • noun an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
  • noun the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc

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shaky

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    rickety; wobbly; wonky.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    shivering; trembling.
    • a quaking bog
    • the quaking child asked for more
    • quivering leaves of a poplar tree
    • with shaking knees
    • seemed shaky on her feet
    • sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
    • trembling hands

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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bumpy

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; jolting; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • adjective satellite covered with or full of bumps
    • a bumpy country road

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salivate

  • verb produce saliva
    • We salivated when he described the great meal
  • verb be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
    drool.
    • She was salivating over the raise she anticipated

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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codon

  • noun a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid

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amortizable

Capable of being cleared off, as a debt.

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blather

  • noun foolish gibberish
    blatherskite.
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; smatter; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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jackrabbit

  • noun large hare of western North America
  • verb go forward or start with a fast, sudden movement

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noodle

  • noun a ribbonlike strip of pasta
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    attic; dome; bean; noggin; bonce.

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customize

  • verb make to specifications
    custom-make; customise; tailor-make.
    • I had this desk custom-made for me
  • verb make according to requirements
    customise.
    • customize a car

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stash

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; hoard.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; lay away; hive up; hoard.

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entree

  • noun the principal dish of a meal
    main course.
  • noun the right to enter
    access; admission; accession; admittance.

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delimiter

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blubber

  • noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  • noun excess bodily weight
    avoirdupois; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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translational

  • adjective of or relating to uniform movement without rotation

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unpick

  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    untangle; unravel; unknot; unscramble.
    • unravel the thread
  • verb undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)

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you'll

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yak

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; chatter; cackle; yakety-yak.
  • noun large long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
    Bos grunniens.

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spool

  • noun a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    reel; bobbin.
  • verb transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage

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gab

  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chitchat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; tittle-tattle; gossip.
  • verb talk profusely
    yak.
    • she was yakking away about her grandchildren

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i'll

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yammer

  • verb cry loudly, as of animals
    wrawl; yowl; howl.
    • The coyotes were howling in the desert
  • verb complain whiningly
    yawp; whine; grizzle.

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transcription

  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    written text.
  • noun (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA

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lipitor

  • noun an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given
    atorvastatin.

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predawn

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obsess

  • noun a major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea
    Ob River; Ob.
  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
    tocology; midwifery; OB; obstetrics.

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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winch

  • noun lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
    windlass.
  • verb pull or lift up with or as if with a winch
    • winch up the slack line

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gotta

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ballast

  • noun any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
  • noun coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

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lacklustre

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lackluster; lusterless; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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psychoanalyze

  • verb subject to psychoanalytic treatment
    psychoanalyse; analyze; analyse.
    • I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist

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click

  • noun a short light metallic sound
    clink; chink.
  • noun a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
    suction stop.

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juice

  • noun the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
  • noun energetic vitality
    • her creative juices were flowing

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gonna

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panic

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; affright.
  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    scare.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building

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jitterbug

  • noun a jerky American dance that was popular in the 1940s
  • verb do the jitterbug

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sprint

  • noun a quick run
    dash.
  • verb run very fast, usually for a short distance

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bellyache

  • noun an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
    stomach ache; stomachache; gastralgia.
  • verb complain
    squawk; grouse; beef; gripe; holler; bitch; crab.
    • What was he hollering about?

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rumpus

  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; commotion; ruction.
  • verb cause a disturbance

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email

  • noun (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
    e-mail; electronic mail.
    • you cannot send packages by electronic mail
  • verb communicate electronically on the computer
    e-mail; netmail.
    • she e-mailed me the good news

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wanna

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blog

  • noun a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies
    web log.
    • postings on a blog are usually in chronological order
  • verb read, write, or edit a shared on-line journal

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wobbly

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; rickety; wonky.
    • 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
  • noun a member of the Industrial Workers of the World

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afresh

  • adverb again but in a new or different way
    anew.
    • start afresh
    • wanted to write the story anew
    • starting life anew in a fresh place

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entrepreneurial

  • adjective of or relating to an entrepreneur
    • entrepreneurial risks
  • adjective satellite willing to take risks in order to make a profit

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smooching

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
    spoon; smooch.

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shoestring

  • noun a lace used for fastening shoes
    shoelace; shoe string; shoe lace.
  • noun a small amount of money
    shoe string.
    • he managed it on a shoestring

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gig

  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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faltering

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    falter; waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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codon

  • noun a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid

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bargee

  • noun someone who operates a barge
    bargeman; lighterman.

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pedal

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal point.
  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    foot lever; treadle; foot pedal.

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convulsive

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; spasmodic.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    • a convulsive rage
    • convulsive laughter

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bawling

  • noun loud cries made while weeping
    wailing.
  • verb shout loudly and without restraint
    bellow; bawl.

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postseason

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perjure

  • verb knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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ovulate

  • verb produce and discharge eggs
    • women ovulate about once every month

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click

  • noun a short light metallic sound
    clink; chink.
  • noun a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
    suction stop.

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puking

  • noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    emesis; disgorgement; vomiting; vomit; regurgitation.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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promising

  • adjective satellite showing possibility of achievement or excellence
    • a promising young man
  • verb make a promise or commitment
    assure; promise.

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cuss

  • noun a persistently annoying person
    pesterer; pest; gadfly; blighter.
  • noun a boy or man
    fella; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke

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slacking

  • noun the evasion of work or duty
    shirking; goofing off; soldiering; goldbricking.
  • verb avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
    slack.

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programmatically

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freak

  • noun a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
    monstrosity; lusus naturae; monster.
  • noun someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    nut; addict; junkie; junky.
    • a golf addict
    • a car nut
    • a bodybuilding freak
    • a news junkie

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luncheon

  • noun a midday meal
    lunch; tiffin; dejeuner.

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beep

  • noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
    bleep.
  • verb make a loud noise
    toot; claxon; blare; honk.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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lackluster

  • adjective satellite lacking brilliance or vitality
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • a dull lackluster life
    • a lusterless performance
  • adjective satellite lacking luster or shine
    lusterless; lacklustre; lustreless.
    • staring with lackluster eyes
    • lusterless hair

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hollering

  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway
  • verb shout out
    holler; holler out.
    • He hollered out to surrender our weapons

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nanotechnology

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)

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pontificate

  • noun the government of the Roman Catholic Church
    papacy.
  • verb administer a pontifical office

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manually

  • adverb by hand
    • this car shifts manually

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whacking

  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.
  • verb hit hard
    wham; whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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condo

  • noun one of the dwelling units in a condominium
    condominium.

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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baby

  • 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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