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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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unattributable

  • adjective not attributable
    unascribable.

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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overstate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; exaggerate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

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wilt

  • noun any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
    wilt disease.
  • noun causing to become limp or drooping
    wilting.

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unarguable

  • adjective satellite against which no argument can be made
    inarguable.

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estella

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capsize

  • verb overturn accidentally
    turtle; turn turtle.
    • Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!

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may

  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June

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disfigure

  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; blemish.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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punctilio

  • noun a fine point of etiquette or petty formality
  • noun strict observance of formalities

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understate

  • verb represent as less significant or important
    minimize; downplay; minimise.

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pight

Pitched; fixed; determined. Obs.
[His horse] pight him on the pommel of his head. Chaucer.
I found him pight to do it. Shak.

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shall

To owe; to be under obligation for. Obs. "By the faith I shall to God" Court of Love.

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oversimplify

  • verb simplify to an excessive degree
    • Don't oversimplify the problem
  • verb make too simple
    • Don't oversimplify the instructions

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framer

  • noun someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
  • noun someone who writes a new law or plan
    • the framers of the Constitution

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requite

  • verb make repayment for or return something
    repay.

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exaction

  • noun act of demanding or levying by force or authority
    • exaction of tribute
    • exaction of various dues and fees

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briton

British. Obs. Spenser. -- n. A native of Great Britain.

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suffocate

  • verb deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
    asphyxiate; smother.
    • Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow
    • The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor
  • verb impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
    stifle; asphyxiate; choke.
    • The foul air was slowly suffocating the children

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adverb

  • noun the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
  • noun a word that modifies something other than a noun

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backfire

  • noun the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
    blowback.
  • noun a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

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captor

  • noun a person who captures and holds people or animals
    capturer.

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unexceptional

  • adjective satellite not special in any way
    run-of-the-mine; mine run; run-of-the-mill.
    • run-of-the-mill boxing
    • your run-of-the-mine college graduate
    • a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career

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hadst

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flunk

  • noun failure to reach a minimum required performance
    failing.
    • his failing the course led to his disqualification
    • he got two flunks on his report
  • verb fail to get a passing grade
    fail; flush it; bomb.
    • She studied hard but failed nevertheless
    • Did I fail the test?

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utilitarian

  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    useful.
    • utilitarian steel tables

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forgivable

  • adjective satellite easily excused or forgiven
    venial; excusable.
    • a venial error

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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exaggerate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; overstate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
  • verb do something to an excessive degree
    overdo.
    • He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups

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shall

To owe; to be under obligation for. Obs. "By the faith I shall to God" Court of Love.

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underestimate

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underreckoning; underrating.
  • verb assign too low a value to
    undervalue.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price

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psalmist

  • noun a composer of sacred songs
    • David is called The Psalmist because he is believed to be the author of the Book of Psalms

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shrivel

  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled
  • verb decrease in size, range, or extent
    shrink.
    • His earnings shrank
    • My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me

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pedant

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    scholastic; bookworm.

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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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canst

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overstate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; exaggerate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

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egoist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egotist.
  • noun a self-centered person with little regard for others
    egocentric.

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unfit

  • verb make unfit or unsuitable
    indispose; disqualify.
    • Your income disqualifies you
  • adjective below the required standards for a purpose
    • an unfit parent
    • unfit for human consumption

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may

  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June

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inexactness

  • noun the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
    inexactitude.

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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betoken

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    bespeak; indicate; signal; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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hut

  • noun temporary military shelter
    army hut; field hut.
  • noun small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    shack; hutch; hovel; shanty.

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overtake

  • verb catch up with and possibly overtake
    catch; catch up with.
    • The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp
  • verb travel past
    overhaul; pass.
    • The sports car passed all the trucks

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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horrify

  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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someday

  • adverb some unspecified time in the future
    • someday you will understand my actions

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sap

  • noun a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; tomfool; muggins.

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allah

The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.

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though

  • adverb (postpositive) however
    • it might be unpleasant, though

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behove

  • verb be appropriate or necessary
    behoove.
    • It behooves us to reflect on this matter

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pharaoh

A title by which the sovereigns of ancient Egypt were designated.

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qualify

  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    measure up.
  • verb pronounce fit or able
    • She was qualified to run the marathon
    • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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disingenuous

  • adjective not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
    artful.
    • an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine
    • a disingenuous excuse

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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outlook

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    mind-set; mentality; mindset.
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; expectation.

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perish

  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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yea

  • noun an affirmative
    • The yeas have it
  • adverb not only so, but
    yeah.
    • I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice

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arguable

  • adjective satellite capable of being supported by argument
  • adjective satellite open to argument or debate
    disputable; moot; debatable.
    • that is a moot question

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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infantilism

  • noun an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics
  • noun infantile behavior in mature persons

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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kierkegaard

  • noun Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855)
    Soren Kierkegaard; Soren Aabye Kierkegaard.

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nonetheless

  • adverb despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    nevertheless; however; all the same; withal; even so; notwithstanding; still; yet.
    • although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it
    • while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
    • he was a stern yet fair master
    • granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go

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reprove

  • verb take to task
    admonish.
    • He admonished the child for his bad behavior

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scrupulous

  • adjective having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled
    • less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme care and great effort
    painstaking; conscientious.
    • conscientious application to the work at hand
    • painstaking research
    • scrupulous attention to details

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outlast

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlive.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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implausible

  • adjective having a quality that provokes disbelief
    • gave the teacher an implausible excuse
  • adjective satellite highly imaginative but unlikely
    farfetched.
    • a farfetched excuse
    • an implausible explanation

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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overstated

  • adjective satellite represented as greater than is true or reasonable
    exaggerated; overdone.
    • an exaggerated opinion of oneself
  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; exaggerate; overstate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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befall

  • verb become of; happen to
    betide; bechance.
    • He promised that no harm would befall her
    • What has become of my children?
  • verb happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
    happen; bechance.
    • It happens that today is my birthday
    • These things befell" (Santayana)

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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misunderstand

  • verb interpret in the wrong way
    misinterpret; misconceive; be amiss; misconstrue; misapprehend.
    • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
    • She misconstrued my remarks

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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slay

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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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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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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bespeak

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    indicate; signal; betoken; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb express the need or desire for; ask for
    call for; quest; request.
    • She requested an extra bed in her room
    • She called for room service

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timidity

  • noun fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
    timorousness; timidness.
  • noun fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
    timorousness.

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shrivel

  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled
  • verb decrease in size, range, or extent
    shrink.
    • His earnings shrank
    • My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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topple

  • verb fall down, as if collapsing
    tumble.
    • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it
  • verb cause to topple or tumble by pushing
    tip; tumble.

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be

  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer
  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.

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ensue

  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
    result.
    • result in tragedy

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balthazar

  • noun (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus
    Balthasar.

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devastate

  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
  • verb overwhelm or overpower
    • He was devastated by his grief when his son died

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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bode

  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Rene Descartes.

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outlive

  • verb live longer than
    survive; outlast.
    • She outlived her husband by many years

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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melville

  • noun United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)
    Herman Melville.

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decimate

  • verb kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; eliminate; wipe out; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Niccolo Machiavelli.

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smite

  • verb inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon
  • verb affect suddenly with deep feeling
    • He was smitten with love for this young girl

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kant

  • noun influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)
    Immanuel Kant.

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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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equally

  • adverb to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    every bit; as.
    • they were equally beautiful
    • birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    • sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    • he is every bit as mean as she is
  • adverb in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    evenly.
    • a class evenly divided between girls and boys
    • they split their winnings equally
    • deal equally with rich and poor

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leavening

  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    leaven.
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor
  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    leaven.

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although

Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.
Although all shall be offended, yet will no I. Mark xiv. 29.
Syn. -- Although, Though. Although, which originally was perhaps more emphatic than though, is now interchangeable with it in the sense given above. Euphonic consideration determines the choice.

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behoove

  • verb be appropriate or necessary
    behove.
    • It behooves us to reflect on this matter

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hearer

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; auditor; attender.

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starve

  • verb be hungry; go without food
    famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
  • verb die of food deprivation
    famish.
    • The political prisoners starved to death
    • Many famished in the countryside during the drought

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faulkner

  • noun United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962)
    Falkner; William Cuthbert Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Falkner.

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clinch

  • noun (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
  • noun a small slip noose made with seizing
    clench.

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theologian

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologizer; theologiser; theologist.

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