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gelatinlike

  • adjective satellite thick like gelatin
    jellylike; gelatinous.

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misuser

One who misuses. "Wretched misusers of language." Coleridge.

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airlike

  • adjective satellite resembling air or having the form of air
    aeriform.

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misuse

  • noun improper or excessive use
    abuse.
    • alcohol abuse
    • the abuse of public funds
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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resinlike

  • adjective resembling resin in properties or texture

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defeasance

A defeat; an overthrow. Obs.
After his foes' defeasance. Spenser.

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gumlike

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abuser

  • noun someone who abuses
    maltreater.

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starchlike

  • adjective satellite resembling starch
    amyloid; amyloidal; farinaceous; amylaceous.

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zymoplastic

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cheeselike

  • adjective satellite having the consistency of cheese

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kickable

Capable or deserving of being kicked. "A kickable boy." G. Eliot.

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ontologist

One who is versed in or treats of ontology. Edin. Rev.

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fibrinogenous

(Physiol. Chem.) Possessed of properties similar to fibrinogen; capable of forming fibrin.

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misuse

  • noun improper or excessive use
    abuse.
    • alcohol abuse
    • the abuse of public funds
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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milklike

  • adjective satellite resembling milk in color not clear
    whitish; milky.
    • milky glass

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unlikely

  • adjective not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    improbable.
    • legislation on the question is highly unlikely
    • an improbable event
  • adjective has little chance of being the case or coming about
    • an unlikely story
    • an unlikely candidate for reelection
    • a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism

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fibrinoplastic

(Physiol.Chem.) Like fibrinoplastin; capable of forming fibrin when brought in contact with fibrinogen.

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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unperceiving

  • adjective lacking perception
    unperceptive.
    • as unperceptive as a boulder

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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antiberiberi

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addiction

  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; habituation; dependence; dependency.
  • noun an abnormally strong craving

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pastelike

  • adjective satellite resembling paste in color; pallid
    pasty.
    • he looked pasty and red-eyed
    • a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white

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misuse

  • noun improper or excessive use
    abuse.
    • alcohol abuse
    • the abuse of public funds
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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honeylike

  • adjective satellite resembling honey

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airy

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    aired.
    • airy rooms
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    windy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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caky

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vaporize

  • verb kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
    zap.
    • in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens
  • verb turn into gas
    aerify; gasify; vaporise.
    • The substance gasified

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sarcodic

(Biol.) Of or pertaining to sarcode.

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superfund

  • noun the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency
    Superfund program.
    • some have intimated that the Superfund's money may have turned into a political slush fund

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bonelike

  • adjective satellite resembling bone
    • a bonelike tumor

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dualism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil

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mucoidal

  • adjective relating to or resembling mucus
    mucoid.
    • a mucoid substance

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carbonize

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carbonise; carburise.
    • carburize metal
  • verb turn into carbon, as by burning
    carbonise.
    • carbonize coal

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jellylike

  • adjective satellite thick like gelatin
    gelatinlike; gelatinous.

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deflagrate

  • verb cause to burn rapidly and with great intensity
    • care must be exercised when this substance is to be deflagrated
  • verb burn with great heat and intense light
    • the powder deflagrated

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sandlike

  • adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
    arenaceous; sandy.
    • arenaceous limestone
    • arenaceous grasses

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nuclein

(Physiol. Chem.) A constituent of the nuclei of all cells. It is a colorless amorphous substance, readily soluble in alkaline fluids and especially characterized by its comparatively large content of phosphorus. It also contains nitrogen and sulphur.<--containing protein and nucleic acid-->

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tigroid

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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secrete

  • verb generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
    release.
    • secrete digestive juices
    • release a hormone into the blood stream
  • verb place out of sight; keep secret
    • The money was secreted from his children

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waxlike

  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxen; waxy.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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ionize

  • verb become converted into ions
    ionise.
  • verb convert into ions
    ionise.

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monism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of a single basic substance or element

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puslike

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intoxication

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; poisoning.
  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; drunkenness; inebriety; inebriation.

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nonsolid

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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isotropous

  • adjective invariant with respect to direction
    isotropic.

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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cineritious

Like ashes; having the color of ashes, -- as the cortical substance of the brain.

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fluoresce

  • verb exhibit or undergo fluorescence

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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paperlike

  • adjective of or like paper
    papery; chartaceous.

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vaporise

  • verb cause to change into a vapor
    evaporate.
    • The chemist evaporated the water
  • verb change into a vapor
    evaporate.
    • The water evaporated in front of our eyes

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indiscerptible

Not discerpible; inseparable. Obs. Bp. Butler. -- In`dis*cerp"i*ble*ness, n., In`dis*cerp"ti*ble*ness, n. Obs. -- In`dis*cerp"ti*bly, adv. Obs.

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suberin

(Bot.) A material found in the cell walls of cork. It is a modification of lignin.

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cooccurring

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; coincident; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events

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crystallise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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amphiprotic

  • adjective having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
    amphoteric.

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volatilize

  • verb make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
    volatilise.

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spongeous

Resembling sponge; having the nature or qualities of sponge.

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adsorb

  • verb accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface

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gossamery

Like gossamer; flimsy.
The greatest master of gossamery affectation. De Quincey.

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crystallize

  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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pesticidal

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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luciferin

  • noun pigment occurring in luminescent organisms (as fireflies); emits heatless light when undergoing oxidation

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tastable

Capable of worthy of being tasted; savory; relishing.

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addiction

  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; habituation; dependence; dependency.
  • noun an abnormally strong craving

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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saltlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal

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electrolyze

To decompose by the direct action of electricity. Faraday.

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gluey

  • adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
    pasty; gummy; glutinous; sticky; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.

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dependence

  • noun the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
    dependance; dependency.
  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; addiction; habituation; dependency.

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asphyxiant

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solidify

  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
  • verb become solid
    • The metal solidified when it cooled

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dissociate

  • verb part; cease or break association with
    divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb regard as unconnected
    decouple.
    • you must dissociate these two events!
    • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

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glutenous

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incorporeal

  • adjective without material form or substance
    immaterial.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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psychoactive

  • adjective affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes
    psychotropic.
    • psychoactive drugs

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undergo

  • verb pass through
    • The chemical undergoes a sudden change
    • The fluid undergoes shear
    • undergo a strange sensation

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granulous

Full of grains; abounding with granular substances; granular.

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semiliquid

  • adjective satellite somewhat liquid

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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rubberlike

  • adjective satellite having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
    rubbery.

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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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nonmedicinal

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unmedicinal; unmedicative; unmedical.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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polymerize

  • verb cause (a compound) to polymerize
    polymerise.
  • verb undergo polymerization
    polymerise.

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stonelike

  • adjective satellite (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness
    petrous.

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oozing

  • noun the process of seeping
    ooze; seepage.
  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze; seep.

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leatherlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    coriaceous; leathery; leathered.

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excrete

  • verb eliminate from the body
    pass; egest; eliminate.
    • Pass a kidney stone

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sarcous

(Anat.) Fleshy; -- applied to the minute stryctural elements, called sarcous elements, or sarcous disks, of which striated muscular fiber is composed.

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cutin

  • noun (biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids

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semifluid

Imperfectly fluid. -- n. A semifluid substance.

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titrate

  • verb measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration

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hypnogenic

(Physiol.) Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep. De Watteville.

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emit

  • verb expel (gases or odors)
    breathe; pass off.
  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    give out; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits

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fungitoxic

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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