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plaintful

Containing a plaint; complaining; expressing sorrow with an audible voice. "My plaintful tongue." Sir P. Sidney.

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walkups

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gallous

  • noun alternative terms for gallows
    gallows tree; gibbet; gallows-tree.

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dateline

  • noun an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
    date line; International Date Line.
  • noun a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

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cockamamy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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walkup

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cockamamie

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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bylined

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ofo

  • noun a member of the Siouan people living in the Yazoo river valley in Mississippi
  • noun a Siouan language spoken by the Ofo

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redbrick

  • adjective satellite of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
    red-brick.

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untellable

  • adjective satellite defying expression or description
    indefinable; indescribable; ineffable; unutterable; unspeakable.
    • indefinable yearnings
    • indescribable beauty
    • ineffable ecstasy
    • inexpressible anguish
    • unspeakable happiness
    • unutterable contempt
    • a thing of untellable splendor

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sarrasine

(Fort.) A portcullis, or herse. Written also sarasin.

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semiautobiographical

  • adjective of or relating to a work that combines autobiography and fiction
    • a semiautobiographical novel

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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heartwarming

  • adjective satellite causing gladness and pleasure
    • Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?

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clapboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    weatherboard; weatherboarding.
  • verb cover with clapboards

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semifictional

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fictionalize

  • verb make into fiction
    retell; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel
  • verb convert into the form or the style of a novel
    fictionalise; novelise; novelize.
    • The author novelized the historical event

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yellowcake

  • noun an impure mixture of uranium oxides obtained during the processing of uranium ore
    U308.

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suspenseful

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    cliff-hanging; suspensive; nail-biting.

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brownstone

  • noun a reddish brown sandstone; used in buildings
  • noun a row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color

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plotless

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saltbox

  • noun a type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind

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jolson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Asa Yoelson; Al Jolson.

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brownstone

  • noun a reddish brown sandstone; used in buildings
  • noun a row house built of brownstone; reddish brown in color

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tailwind

  • noun wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft

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understand

  • verb know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
    • She did not understand her husband
    • I understand what she means
  • verb perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    see; realize; realise.
    • Now I see!
    • I just can't see your point
    • Does she realize how important this decision is?
    • I don't understand the idea

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anthologise

  • verb compile an anthology
    anthologize.

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clapboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    weatherboard; weatherboarding.
  • verb cover with clapboards

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tragicomical

  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomic.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman
  • adjective satellite having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    tragicomic.
    • her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad

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firetrap

  • noun a building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire

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juicy

  • adjective full of juice
  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; voluptuous.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress

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atrium

  • noun any chamber that is connected to other chambers or passageways (especially one of the two upper chambers of the heart)
  • noun the central area in a building; open to the sky

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untold

  • adjective satellite of an incalculable amount
    • untold suffering

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unfold

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; blossom out; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity
  • verb open to the view
    • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

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thirdhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original by two intermediate steps
    • a thirdhand report
  • adverb by doubly indirect means
    • I got the news thirdhand

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townhouse

A building devoted to the public used of a town; a townhall.

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lewinsky

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unravel

  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    untangle; unpick; unknot; unscramble.
    • unravel the thread
  • verb disentangle
    ravel out; ravel.
    • can you unravel the mystery?

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spellbinding

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    mesmeric; mesmerizing; hypnotic.
    • read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice
    • she had a warm mesmeric charm
    • the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing
    • a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome
  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra

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teller

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.
  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.

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anthologize

  • verb compile an anthology
    anthologise.

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dogtrot

  • noun a steady trot like that of a dog

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beiderbecke

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townhouse

A building devoted to the public used of a town; a townhall.

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intertwine

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb make lacework by knotting or looping
    tat.

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cinderella

  • noun a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
  • noun a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince

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unwind

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unroll.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb separate the tangles of
    disentangle.

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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seriocomic

  • adjective satellite mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
    seriocomical.
    • a seriocomic novel

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completion

  • noun (American football) a successful forward pass in football
    pass completion.
  • noun a concluding action
    culmination; closing; mop up; windup.

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fizzle

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; hushing; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • noun a complete failure
    flop; bust.
    • the play was a dismal flop

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jataka

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dramatise

  • verb put into dramatic form
    dramatize; adopt.
    • adopt a book for a screenplay
  • verb represent something in a dramatic manner
    dramatize.
    • These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth

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chanukah

  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
    Channukah; Feast of Dedication; Channukkah; Chanukkah; Hanukkah; Feast of the Dedication; Feast of Lights; Hannukah; Festival of Lights; Hanukah.

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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tomfool

  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; sap; muggins.

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balconied

  • adjective having balconies or a balcony
    • the balconied houses of New Orleans

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tragicomic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    • a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama
  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomical.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman

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unroll

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unwind.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unfurl.
    • unfurl a banner

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apocryphal

  • adjective satellite being of questionable authenticity
  • adjective of or belonging to the Apocrypha

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unfurl

  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unroll.
    • unfurl a banner

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miniver

  • noun trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur

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bracero

  • noun a Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages during World War II

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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fieldstone

  • noun stone that occurs naturally in fields; often used as building material

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ovidian

Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Ovid; resembling the style of Ovid.

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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purim

A Jewish festival, called also the Feast of Lots, instituted to commemorate the deliverance of the Jews from the machinations of Haman. Esther ix. 26.

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dramatize

  • verb put into dramatic form
    adopt; dramatise.
    • adopt a book for a screenplay
  • verb represent something in a dramatic manner
    dramatise.
    • These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth

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helluva

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highrise

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uncorroborated

  • adjective satellite unsupported by other evidence
    unsubstantiated.

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prizewinning

  • adjective satellite holding first place in a contest
    champion.
    • a champion show dog
    • a prizewinning wine

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penthouse

  • noun an apartment located on the top floors of a building

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heartbreaking

  • adjective satellite causing or marked by grief or anguish
    grievous; heartrending.
    • a grievous loss
    • a grievous cry
    • her sigh was heartbreaking
    • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

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interweave

  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    weave.

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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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resonate

  • verb sound with resonance
    vibrate.
    • The sound resonates well in this theater
  • verb be received or understood
    come across.

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enthralling

  • adjective satellite capturing interest as if by a spell
    captivating; fascinating; bewitching; entrancing; enchanting.
    • bewitching smile
    • Roosevelt was a captivating speaker
    • enchanting music
    • an enthralling book
    • antique papers of entrancing design
    • a fascinating woman
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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duplex

  • noun a house with two units sharing a common wall
    semidetached house; duplex house.
  • noun an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
    duplex apartment.

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fictionalize

  • verb make into fiction
    retell; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel
  • verb convert into the form or the style of a novel
    fictionalise; novelise; novelize.
    • The author novelized the historical event

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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chasidic

  • adjective of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
    Hasidic; Hassidic; Chassidic.

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starter

  • noun an electric motor for starting an engine
    starter motor; starting motor.
  • noun a contestant in a team sport who is in the game at the beginning

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serialise

  • verb arrange serially
    serialize.
    • Serialize the numbers

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personalize

  • verb make personal or more personal
    individualize; personalise; individualise.
    • personalized service

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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encapsulate

  • verb enclose in a capsule or other small container
  • verb put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
    capsulise; capsule; capsulize.
    • capsulize the news

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strikeout

  • noun an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

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italianate

To render Italian, or conformable to Italian customs; to Italianize. R. Ascham.

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unfold

  • verb develop or come to a promising stage
    blossom; blossom out; blossom forth.
    • Youth blossomed into maturity
  • verb open to the view
    • A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings

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esthonian

  • noun the official language of Estonia; belongs to the Baltic-Finnic family of languages
    Estonian.

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gambrel

  • noun a gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper
    gambrel roof.

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uncensored

  • adjective not subject to censorship
    • uncensored news reports

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entertainingly

  • adverb in an entertaining manner
    • Byron's consumed memoirs possessed the merit of being well and entertainingly written

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baldr

  • noun (Norse mythology) god of light and peace and noted for his beauty and sweet nature; son of Odin and Frigg and husband of Nanna; killed by Hoth
    Balder.

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grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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heartrending

  • adjective satellite causing or marked by grief or anguish
    heartbreaking; grievous.
    • a grievous loss
    • a grievous cry
    • her sigh was heartbreaking
    • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

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climax

  • noun the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
    flood tide.
    • the climax of the artist's career
    • in the flood tide of his success
  • noun the decisive moment in a novel or play
    culmination.
    • the deathbed scene is the climax of the play

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fictionalise

  • verb make into fiction
    retell; fictionalize.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel
  • verb convert into the form or the style of a novel
    novelise; novelize; fictionalize.
    • The author novelized the historical event

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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reenactment

  • noun performing a role in an event that occurred at an earlier time
    • the reenactment of the battle of Princeton

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seuss

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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hassidic

  • adjective of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
    Hasidic; Chasidic; Chassidic.

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adobe

  • noun the clay from which adobe bricks are made
  • noun sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    adobe brick.

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didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Zaharias.

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unravel

  • verb become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    untangle; unpick; unknot; unscramble.
    • unravel the thread
  • verb disentangle
    ravel out; ravel.
    • can you unravel the mystery?

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unauthenticated

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resonate

  • verb sound with resonance
    vibrate.
    • The sound resonates well in this theater
  • verb be received or understood
    come across.

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sensationalized

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satirize

  • verb ridicule with satire
    lampoon; satirise.
    • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

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