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laughsome

Exciting laughter; also, addicted to laughter; merry. R.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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funnies

  • noun a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
    comic strip; cartoon strip; strip.
  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story; funny.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny

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calumniatory

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; defamatory.

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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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midwife

  • noun a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
    accoucheuse.

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concetto

Affected wit; a conceit. Chesterfield.

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sumless

Not to be summed up or computed; so great that the amount can not be ascertained; incalculable; inestimable. "Sumless treasure." Pope.

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prioress

  • noun the superior of a group of nuns
    mother superior; abbess.

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rumpelstiltskin

  • noun a dwarf in one of the fairy stories of the brothers Grimm; tells a woman he will not hold her to a promise if she can guess his name and when she discovers it he is so furious that he destroys himself

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nympholeptic

Under the influence of nympholepsy; ecstatic; frenzied. Poetic

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pardoner

  • noun a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    excuser; forgiver.
  • noun a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

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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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cautionary

  • adjective satellite warding off
    prophylactic.
    • the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze
  • adjective satellite serving to warn
    admonitory; warning; exemplary; monitory.
    • shook a monitory finger at him
    • an exemplary jail sentence

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impresa

(Her.) A device on a shield or seal, or used as a bookplate or the like. Written also imprese and impress.
My impresa to your lordship; a swain Flying to a laurel for shelter. J. Webster.

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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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toot

  • noun a blast of a horn
  • noun revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
    carouse; carousal; bender; booze-up.

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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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unvarnished

  • adjective satellite not having a coating of stain or varnish
    unstained.
  • adjective satellite free from any effort to soften to disguise
    plain.
    • the plain and unvarnished truth
    • the unvarnished candor of old people and children

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quale

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semiautobiographical

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

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rapunzel

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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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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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suspenseful

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

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vilely

  • adverb in a vile manner
    • his vilely spelt and illiterate letters

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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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recount

  • noun an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; narrate.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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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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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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numskull

  • noun a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
    bonehead; shithead; hammerhead; dunce; knucklehead; dunderhead; blockhead; fuckhead; dumbass; loggerhead; lunkhead; muttonhead.

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vertuous

Virtuous; powerful. Obs. Spenser.

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ephesian

Of or pertaining to Ephesus, an ancient city of Ionia, in Asia Minor.

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stepmother

  • noun the wife of your father by a subsequent marriage

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prevaricate

  • verb be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    beat around the bush; equivocate; tergiversate; palter.

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godwit

  • noun large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill

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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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fairy

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fay; faerie; faery; sprite.
  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; pouf; faggot; fag.

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woeful

  • adjective satellite affected by or full of grief or woe
    woebegone.
    • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment

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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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tattle

  • noun disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    telling; singing.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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forsooth

  • adverb an archaic word originally meaning `in truth' but now usually used to express disbelief

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picaresque

  • adjective satellite involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction
    • picaresque novels
    • waifs of the picaresque tradition
    • a picaresque hero

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narrate

  • verb provide commentary for a film, for example
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; recount.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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kafkaesque

  • adjective satellite characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger
    • the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations
  • adjective relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings

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motif

  • noun a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
    motive.
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motive.

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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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untold

  • adjective satellite of an incalculable amount
    • untold suffering

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esthonian

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

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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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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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heroine

  • noun the main good female character in a work of fiction
  • noun a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

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milesian

(Anc. Geog.) Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants.

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princess

  • noun a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)

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jataka

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ogre

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    devil; demon; monster; fiend.
  • noun (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

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handmaid

  • noun in a subordinate position
    servant; handmaiden.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church
  • noun a personal maid or female attendant
    handmaiden.

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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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aesopian

Of or pertaining to Æsop, or in his manner.

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recount

  • noun an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; narrate.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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franklin

  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope Franklin.
  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Benjamin Franklin.

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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hasidic

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

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seriocomic

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

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narrate

  • verb provide commentary for a film, for example
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; recount.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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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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spinner

  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    thread maker; spinster.
  • noun board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game

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harrowing

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    agonising; excruciating; torturous; torturing; agonizing; torturesome.
  • verb draw a harrow over (land)
    disk; harrow.

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ending

  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    termination.
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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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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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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piteous

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pathetic; pitiable; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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candide

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swashbuckling

  • noun flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
  • adjective satellite flamboyantly adventurous
    swaggering.

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carica

  • noun type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas
    genus Carica.

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fraudful

Full of fraud, deceit, or treachery; trickish; treacherous; fraudulent; -- applied to persons or things. I. Taylor. -- Fraud"ful*ly, adv.

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ogre

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    devil; demon; monster; fiend.
  • noun (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

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chassidic

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

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pactum

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plotless

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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bluebeard

The hero of a mediæval French nursery legend, who, leaving home, enjoined his young wife not to open a certain room in his castle. She entered it, and found the murdered bodies of his former wives. -- Also used adjectively of a subject which it is forbidden to investigate.
The Bluebeard chamber of his mind, into which no eye but his own must look. Carlyle.

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tattler

  • noun someone who gossips indiscreetly
    telltale; blabbermouth; taleteller; tattletale; talebearer.
  • noun any of several long-legged shorebirds having a loud whistling cry

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riveting

  • adjective satellite capable of arousing and holding the attention
    absorbing; engrossing; gripping; fascinating.
    • a fascinating story
  • verb direct one's attention on something
    center; centre; pore; focus; concentrate; rivet.
    • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

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condemn

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; decry; reprobate; objurgate.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
    • The building was condemned by the inspector

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apocryphal

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

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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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faery

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fairy; fay; faerie; sprite.
  • noun the enchanted realm of fairies
    faerie; fairyland.

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foreground

  • noun the part of a scene that is near the viewer
  • noun (computer science) a window for an active application

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grisly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; ghastly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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exemplify

  • verb be characteristic of
    represent.
    • This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue
  • verb clarify by giving an example of
    instance; illustrate.

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doleful

  • adjective satellite filled with or evoking sadness
    mournful.
    • the child's doleful expression
    • stared with mournful eyes
    • mournful news

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parody

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; charade; burlesque.
  • noun humorous or satirical mimicry
    mockery; takeoff.

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breve

  • noun a diacritical mark (U-shaped) placed over a vowel to indicate a short sound

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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blush

  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; bloom; flush.
  • noun sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
    flush.

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rollicking

  • adjective satellite given to merry frolicking
    sportive; coltish; frolicsome; frolicky.
    • frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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cymbeline

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chaucerian

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dominium

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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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spinner

  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    thread maker; spinster.
  • noun board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game

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traditionary

Traditional.
The reveries of the Talmud, a collection of Jewish traditionary interpolations. Buckminster.

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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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mesmerizing

  • adjective satellite attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
    spellbinding; mesmeric; 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 attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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rehearse

  • verb engage in a rehearsal (of)
    practise; practice.

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woeful

  • adjective satellite affected by or full of grief or woe
    woebegone.
    • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment

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motif

  • noun a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
    motive.
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motive.

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unedifying

  • adjective not edifying
    unenlightening.

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satirize

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

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