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lesson

  • noun a unit of instruction
    • he took driving lessons
  • noun punishment intended as a warning to others
    object lesson; example; deterrent example.
    • they decided to make an example of him

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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apodeictical

Self-evident; intuitively true; evident beyond contradiction. Brougham. Sir Wm. Hamilton.

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rinse

  • noun a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint
  • noun the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
    rinsing.

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dislikable

  • adjective satellite such as to provoke dislike

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rinse

  • noun a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint
  • noun the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
    rinsing.

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million

  • noun the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
    meg; 1000000; one thousand thousand.
  • noun a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
    billion; jillion; trillion; gazillion; zillion.
    • there were millions of flies

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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unlikable

  • adjective (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
    unlikeable; unsympathetic; unappealing.
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic
  • adjective satellite difficult or impossible to like
    unlikeable.
    • a disagreeable and unlikable old woman

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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nazify

  • verb cause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character
    • Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930's
    • The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany

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knead

  • verb make uniform
    work.
    • knead dough
    • work the clay until it is soft
  • verb manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    rub down; massage.
    • She rubbed down her child with a sponge

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sinicized

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unlikeable

  • adjective (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
    unsympathetic; unlikable; unappealing.
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic
  • adjective satellite difficult or impossible to like
    unlikable.
    • a disagreeable and unlikable old woman

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curet

  • noun a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
    curette.

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japanized

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debrided

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degrease

  • verb remove grease or oil from (a pan)

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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ruralize

To render rural; to give a rural appearance to.

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rinsing

  • noun the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
    rinse.
  • verb wash off soap or remaining dirt
    rinse off; rinse.

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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debrief

  • verb put someone through a debriefing and make him report
    • The released hostages were debriefed

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quinoa

The seeds of a kind of goosewort (Chenopodium Quinoa), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made.

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outgassed

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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debunk

  • verb expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
    expose.
    • The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

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disinfect

  • verb destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing
    • disinfect a wound

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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vet

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; veterinary; veterinarian.
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; ex-serviceman.

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degas

  • noun French impressionist painter (1834-1917)
    Edgar Degas; Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas.
  • verb remove gas from

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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scrubbed

  • adjective satellite made clean by scrubbing
    • fresh-scrubbed floors
    • boys with scrubbed necks and faces
  • verb clean with hard rubbing
    scrub; scour.
    • She scrubbed his back

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trounce

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; flog; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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douche

  • noun a small syringe with detachable nozzles; used for vaginal lavage and enemas
    douche bag.
  • noun irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents

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swab

  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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revolutionise

  • verb fill with revolutionary ideas
    revolutionize; inspire.
  • verb change radically
    overturn; revolutionize.
    • E-mail revolutionized communication in academe

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outplay

  • verb excel or defeat in a game
    • The Knicks outplayed the Lakers

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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indoctrinate

  • verb teach doctrines to; teach uncritically
    • The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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decontaminate

  • verb rid of contamination
    • The soil around the housing development had to be decontaminated by the city

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cleanse

  • verb clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    clean.
    • clean up before you see your grandparents
    • clean your fingernails before dinner
  • verb purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
    • Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins

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underwhelmed

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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cocainize

  • verb anesthetize with cocaine
    cocainise.

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irrigate

  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water.
    • Water the fields
  • verb supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
    • irrigate the wound

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russify

To Russianize; as, to Russify conquered tribes. Russky Pl. Russkies, a Russian [Colloq.]

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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discombobulated

  • adjective satellite having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion
    disconcerted.
    • the hecklers pelted the discombobulated speaker with anything that came to hand
    • looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted"- G.B.Shaw
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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ideologized

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scrutinise

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; take stock; scrutinize.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    audit; scrutinize; inspect.
    • audit accounts and tax returns

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drub

  • verb beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    bat; lick; clobber; thrash; cream.
    • We licked the other team on Sunday!

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defrost

  • verb make or become free of frost or ice
    de-ice; deice.
    • Defrost the car window

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disinfect

  • verb destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing
    • disinfect a wound

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debug

  • verb locate and correct errors in a computer program code
    • debug this program

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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washed

  • adjective satellite clean by virtue of having been washed in water
    water-washed.
  • verb clean with some chemical process
    wash; rinse.

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acclimatise

  • verb get used to a certain climate
    acclimate; acclimatize.
    • They never acclimatized in Egypt

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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germanize

To make German, or like what is distinctively German; as, to Germanize a province, a language, a society.

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shampoo

  • noun cleansing agent consisting of soaps or detergents used for washing the hair
  • noun the act of washing your hair with shampoo

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overhaul

  • noun periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    inspection and repair; service.
    • it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
  • noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring
    renovation; redevelopment.
    • they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property
    • a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed

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reheat

  • verb heat again
    • Please reheat the food from last night

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delouse

  • verb free of lice
    • They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps

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knead

  • verb make uniform
    work.
    • knead dough
    • work the clay until it is soft
  • verb manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    rub down; massage.
    • She rubbed down her child with a sponge

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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slush

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

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leek

  • noun plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
    Allium porrum; scallion.
  • noun related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves

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americanize

  • verb make American in character
    Americanise.
    • The year in the US has completely Americanized him
  • verb become American in character
    Americanise.
    • After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized

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soap

  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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defrost

  • verb make or become free of frost or ice
    de-ice; deice.
    • Defrost the car window

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drain

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drainage.
  • noun tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material

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demythologized

  • adjective satellite having mythical elements removed
    demythologised.
  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise; demythologize.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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mash

  • noun a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
  • noun mixture of ground animal feeds

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americanise

  • verb make American in character
    Americanize.
    • The year in the US has completely Americanized him
  • verb become American in character
    Americanize.
    • After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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trash

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; rubbish.
  • noun worthless people
    scum.

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masticate

  • verb grind and knead
    • masticate rubber
  • verb chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    chew; manducate; jaw.
    • He jawed his bubble gum
    • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
    • The cows were masticating the grass

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sovietize

  • verb bring under Soviet control, of a country
    sovietise.
  • verb model a country's social, political, and economic structure on the Soviet Union
    sovietise.
    • Castro sovietized Cuba

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forearm

  • noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • verb arm in advance of a confrontation

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interpenetrate

  • verb penetrate mutually or be interlocked
    permeate.
    • The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; 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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emulsify

  • verb cause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion
  • verb form into or become an emulsion
    • The solution emulsified

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soused

  • adjective satellite very drunk
    pixilated; sozzled; soaked; tight; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; squiffy; wet; pie-eyed; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.
  • verb cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    drench; souse; soak; sop; douse; dowse.
    • souse water on his hot face

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engrain

To dye in grain, or of a fast color. See Ingrain.
Leaves engrained in lusty green. Spenser.

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toss

  • noun the act of flipping a coin
    flip.
  • noun (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    flip; pass.
    • the pass was fumbled

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democratise

  • verb become (more) democratic; of nations
    democratize.
  • verb introduce democratic reforms; of nations
    democratize.

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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romanize

  • verb write in the Latin alphabet
    Romanise; Latinise; Latinize.
    • many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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brief

  • noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    legal brief.
  • noun a condensed written summary or abstract

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demoralised

  • adjective satellite made less hopeful or enthusiastic
    disheartened; demoralized; discouraged.
    • desperate demoralized people looking for work
    • felt discouraged by the magnitude of the problem
    • the disheartened instructor tried vainly to arouse their interest
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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reheat

  • verb heat again
    • Please reheat the food from last night

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christocentric

Making Christ the center, about whom all things are grouped, as in religion or history; tending toward Christ, as the central object of thought or emotion. J. W. Chadwick.

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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debunk

  • verb expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
    expose.
    • The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

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investigate

  • verb investigate scientifically
    look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; enquire.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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cauterise

  • verb burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
    burn; cauterize.
    • The surgeon cauterized the wart
  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    callous; cauterize.

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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unenjoyable

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proofread

  • verb read for errors
    proof.
    • I should proofread my manuscripts

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sprayer

  • noun a worker who applies spray to a surface
  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    nebuliser; atomizer; spray; atomiser; nebulizer.

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brainwashed

  • adjective subjected to intensive forced indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old beliefs and acceptance of new ones
    • brainwashed prisoners of war
    • captive audiences for TV commercials can become brainwashed consumers
  • verb persuade completely, often through coercion
    brainwash.
    • The propaganda brainwashed many people

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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housebroken

  • adjective satellite (of pets) trained to urinate and defecate outside or in a special place
    house-trained.
    • housebroken pets
    • `house-trained' is chiefly British

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tamp

  • noun a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
    tamper; tamping bar.
  • verb press down tightly
    tamp down; pack.
    • tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso

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ingredient

  • noun a component of a mixture or compound
  • noun an abstract part of something
    constituent; factor; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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yolk

  • noun the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
    egg yolk.
  • noun nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)
    vitellus.

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squash

  • noun any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
    squash vine.
  • noun edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

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paganize

  • verb make pagan in character
    paganise.
    • The Church paganized Christianity

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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