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stride

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; tread.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; step.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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preemptive

  • adjective satellite designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
    pre-emptive.
    • a preemptive business offer

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sinistral

  • adjective of or on the left
    • a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer
    • a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost
  • adjective satellite preferring to use left foot or hand or eye
    • sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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emptive

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surplusage

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplus; excess.

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dextral

  • adjective of or on the right
    • a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer
    • a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost
  • adjective satellite preferring to use right foot or hand or eye
    • dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye

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whipsaw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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sortie

  • noun a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position
    sally.
  • noun (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)

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preemptive

  • adjective satellite designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
    pre-emptive.
    • a preemptive business offer

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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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shirtwaist

  • noun a blouse with buttons down the front
    shirtwaister.
    • in Britain they call a shirtwaist a shirtwaister

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breakers

  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    surf; breaker.
  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    ledgeman; breaker.

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blowfly

  • noun large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
    blow fly.

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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hormel

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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sheller

  • noun a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

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alarum

  • noun an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
    warning signal; alarm; alert.

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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nigher

  • adverb (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance
    closer; nearer.
    • come closer, my dear!
    • they drew nearer
    • getting nearer to the true explanation
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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monthlong

  • adjective satellite last through a month
    • a monthlong stay in the hospital

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bargain

  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    deal.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; steal.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price

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decapitate

  • verb cut the head of
    behead; decollate.
    • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution

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fighter

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; belligerent; battler.
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; attack aircraft.

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oshawa

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imperil

  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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pullman

  • noun luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
    Pullman car.

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idle

  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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retaliatory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retributory; retributive; relatiative; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye

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hyacinthus

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packinghouse

  • noun a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed
    • they came from an apple packinghouse
  • noun a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
    packing plant.

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paralyze

  • verb make powerless and unable to function
    paralyse.
    • The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation
  • verb cause to be paralyzed and immobile
    paralyse.
    • The poison paralyzed him
    • Fear paralyzed her

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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nnw

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
    nor'-nor'-west; north northwest.

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ballot

  • noun a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; voting; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person

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replacement

  • noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
    replacing.
    • replacing the star will not be easy
  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    alternate; surrogate.

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citywide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a city
    • citywide bussing
    • a citywide strike

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sympathizer

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathiser.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    well-wisher; sympathiser.

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dockworker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; docker; longshoreman.

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proneness

  • noun being disposed to do something
    • accident proneness

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insurrectional

  • adjective of or relating to or given to insurrection
    insurrectionary.

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capability

  • noun the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    capableness.
    • he worked to the limits of his capability
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capacity.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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mamba

  • noun arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal

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wnw

  • noun the compass point midway between west and northwest
    west northwest.

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munchies

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jamb

  • noun upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame

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napalm

  • noun gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers

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picket

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; sentry; watch; lookout man; scout; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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stink

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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decapitation

  • noun execution by cutting off the victim's head
    beheading.
  • noun killing by cutting off the head
    beheading.

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nne

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
    north northeast; nor'-nor'-east.

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streetcar

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; trolley.

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sympathizer

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathiser.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    well-wisher; sympathiser.

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weeklong

  • adjective satellite lasting through a week
    seven-day.
    • her weeklong vacation

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northwestward

  • noun the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    nor'-west; NW; northwest.
  • adjective satellite toward the northwest

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lightening

  • noun descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped
  • noun changing to a lighter color
    whitening.

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breaker

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    ledgeman.
  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    surf; breakers.

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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pledge

  • noun a deposit of personal property as security for a debt
    • his saxophone was in pledge
  • noun someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

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overhand

  • adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    overhanded; overarm.
    • an overhand pitch
    • an overhand stroke
  • adjective satellite sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together)
    oversewn.

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spark

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; flicker.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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klondike

  • noun a form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequences in suit from ace to king as the remaining cards are dealt out one at a time
  • noun a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910

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deadline

  • noun the point in time at which something must be completed

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stockyard

  • noun enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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autoworkers

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pageant

  • noun an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
    pageantry.
  • noun a rich and spectacular ceremony
    pageantry.

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exocet

  • noun a guided missile developed by the French government for use against ships

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cigarette

  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    fag; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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topmast

  • noun the mast next above a lower mast and topmost in a fore-and-aft rig

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longshore

Belonging to the seashore or a seaport; along and on the shore. "Longshore thieves." R. Browning.

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eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

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countrywide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
    nationwide.
    • the event aroused nationwide interest
    • a countrywide fund-raising campaign

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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asteroid

  • noun any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)
  • adjective satellite shaped like a star
    star-shaped.

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bowler

  • noun a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  • noun a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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tugboat

  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tower; towboat; tug.

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erupt

  • verb start abruptly
    break out.
    • After 1989, peace broke out in the former East Bloc
  • verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; flare up; burst out; irrupt.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

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yearlong

  • adjective satellite lasting through a year
    • attending yearlong courses

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impend

  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    • Changes are impending

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anthracite

  • noun a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat
    anthracite coal; hard coal.

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protest

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protestation.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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incomprehensible

  • adjective incapable of being explained or accounted for
    inexplicable.
    • inexplicable errors
    • left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons
  • adjective difficult to understand
    uncomprehensible.
    • the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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homestead

  • noun the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
  • noun land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law

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topgallant

  • noun a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast
    topgallant sail.
  • noun a mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel
    topgallant mast.

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lightning

  • noun abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
  • noun the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more

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heel

  • noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  • noun the back part of the human foot

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iww

  • noun a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I
    Industrial Workers of the World; I.W.W..

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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stockyard

  • noun enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

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unpredictably

  • adverb in an erratic unpredictable manner
    erratically.
    • economic changes are proceeding erratically

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trend

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

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amain

  • adverb at full speed; with great haste
    • the children ran down the hill amain
  • adverb with all your strength
    • he pulled the ropes amain

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oxnard

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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daylong

  • adjective satellite lasting through an entire day
  • adverb during the entire day
    all day long.
    • light pours daylong into the parlor

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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uaw

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weapon

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    arm; weapon system.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon
  • noun a means of persuading or arguing
    artillery.
    • he used all his conversational weapons

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nationwide

  • adjective satellite occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
    countrywide.
    • the event aroused nationwide interest
    • a countrywide fund-raising campaign
  • adverb extending throughout an entire nation
    across the nation; nationally; across the country.
    • nationally advertised
    • it was broadcast nationwide

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smartly

  • adverb in a clever manner
    cleverly.
    • they were cleverly arranged
    • a smartly managed business
  • adverb with vigor; in a vigorous manner
    vigorously.
    • he defended his ideas vigorously

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meatpacking

  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meat-packing business; meat packing.

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chord

  • noun a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  • noun a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

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gdansk

  • noun a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century
    Danzig.

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paralyzed

  • adjective satellite affected with paralysis
    paralytic.
  • verb make powerless and unable to function
    paralyze; paralyse.
    • The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation

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paterson

  • noun American Revolutionary leader (born in Ireland) who was a member of the Constitutional Convention (1745-1806)
    William Patterson.
  • noun a city of northeastern New Jersey

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bowler

  • noun a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  • noun a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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athwart

  • adverb at right angles to the center line of a ship
  • adverb at an oblique angle
    obliquely; aslant.
    • the sun shone aslant into his face

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blackball

  • noun the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
    barring.
  • verb expel from a community or group
    ostracize; shun; cast out; ban; ostracise; banish.

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