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assort

  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; sort out; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

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neotenous

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by neoteny
    neotenic.
    • neotenic development

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dermatoglyphic

  • noun the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

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delineate

  • verb show the form or outline of
    define.
    • The tree was clearly defined by the light
    • The camera could define the smallest object
  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delimitate; delimit; specify; define.

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phenotypical

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting a phenotype
    phenotypic.
    • phenotypical profile

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transplant

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    graft.
  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    transplantation; organ transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

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polygenic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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monogenic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes

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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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craniometric

  • adjective of or relating to craniometry
    craniometrical.

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physique

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; build; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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disserviceable

Calculated to do disservice or harm; not serviceable; injurious; harmful; unserviceable. Shaftesbury. -- Dis*serv"ice*a*ble*ness, n. Norris. -- Dis*serv"ice*a*bly, adv.

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characterise

  • verb be characteristic of
    characterize.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?
  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    characterize; qualify.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

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agronomical

  • adjective of or relating to or promoting agronomy
    agronomic.

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characterize

  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    qualify; characterise.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover
  • verb be characteristic of
    characterise.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?

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agronomic

  • adjective of or relating to or promoting agronomy
    agronomical.

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coadapted

Adapted one to another; as, coadapted pulp and tooth. R. Owen.

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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schizotypal

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oblique

  • noun any grammatical case other than the nominative
    oblique case.
  • noun a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
    abdominal external oblique muscle; external oblique muscle; musculus obliquus externus abdominis.

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tomboyish

  • adjective satellite used of girls; wild and boisterous
    hoydenish.

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mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Gregor Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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nonadaptive

  • adjective satellite (of a trait or condition) failing to serve an adjustive purpose
    dysfunctional.
    • dysfunctional behavior

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pratique

(Com.) Primarily, liberty of converse; intercourse; hence, a certificate, given after compliance with quarantine regulations, permitting a ship to land passengers and crew; -- a term used particularly in the south of Europe.

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somatological

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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hereditable

Capable of being inherited. See Inheritable. Locke.

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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neotenic

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by neoteny
    neotenous.
    • neotenic development

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ascribe

  • verb attribute or credit to
    impute; assign; attribute.
    • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
    • People impute great cleverness to cats

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physiognomic

Of or pertaining to physiognomy; according with the principles of physiognomy. -- Phys`i*og*nom"ic*al*ly, adv.

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evolve

  • verb work out
    germinate; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution
  • verb undergo development or evolution
    • Modern man evolved a long time ago

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inheritable

  • adjective capable of being inherited
    heritable.
    • inheritable traits such as eye color
    • an inheritable title

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confer

  • verb have a conference in order to talk something over
    confab; consult; confabulate.
    • We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb present
    bestow.
    • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
    • bestow an honor on someone

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heritable

  • adjective capable of being inherited
    inheritable.
    • inheritable traits such as eye color
    • an inheritable title

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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phenological

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characterize

  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    qualify; characterise.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover
  • verb be characteristic of
    characterise.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?

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unpleasantly

  • adverb in an unpleasant manner
    • he had been unpleasantly surprised

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phenotypic

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting a phenotype
    phenotypical.
    • phenotypical profile

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conducive

  • adjective satellite tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
    contributing; contributive; tributary; contributory.
    • working conditions are not conducive to productivity
    • the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city
    • a contributory factor

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unemotional

  • adjective unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    reticent; restrained.

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inherited

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; genetic; transmitted.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • verb obtain from someone after their death
    inherit.
    • I inherited a castle from my French grandparents

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multifactorial

  • adjective satellite involving or depending on several factors or causes (especially pertaining to a condition or disease resulting from the interaction of many genes)

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encode

  • verb convert information into code
    • encode pictures digitally

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genotypical

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting a genotype
    genotypic.
    • genotypical pattern

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exhibit

  • noun an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence
  • noun something shown to the public
    showing; display.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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organismal

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to an organism (considered as a whole)
    organismic.
    • the organismic theory of the state

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correlate

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?

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psychopathic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathologic; psychopathological.

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revisit

  • verb visit again
    • We revisited Rome after 25 years

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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unamiable

Not amiable; morose; ill-natured; repulsive. -- Un*a"mi*a*bly, adv.

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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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stereotypic

  • adjective satellite lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality
    stereotypical; stereotyped; unimaginative.
    • stereotyped phrases of condolence
    • even his profanity was unimaginative

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attribute

  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    property; dimension.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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mendelian

  • noun a follower of Mendelism
  • adjective of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws
    • Mendelian inheritance

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typify

  • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    epitomise; epitomize.
    • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; symbolize; represent; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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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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interact

  • verb act together or towards others or with others
    • He should interact more with his colleagues

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humanlike

  • adjective satellite suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
    anthropomorphic; anthropomorphous.

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traditionally

  • adverb according to tradition; in a traditional manner
    • traditionally, we eat fried foods on Hanukah

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dimorphic

  • adjective occurring or existing in two different forms
    dimorphous.
    • dimorphic crystals
    • dimorphous organisms

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predominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb appear very large or occupy a commanding position
    tower; loom; hulk.
    • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
    • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

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temperamental

  • adjective relating to or caused by temperament
    • temperamental indifference to neatness
    • temperamental peculiarities
  • adjective satellite subject to sharply varying moods
    moody.
    • a temperamental opera singer

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predispose

  • verb make susceptible
    • This illness predisposes you to gain weight

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dysgenic

  • adjective pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced
    cacogenic.

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typify

  • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
    epitomise; epitomize.
    • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; symbolize; represent; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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physiognomical

Of or pertaining to physiognomy; according with the principles of physiognomy. -- Phys`i*og*nom"ic*al*ly, adv.

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differentiate

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    distinguish; mark.
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

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listed

  • adjective on a list
  • verb give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
    list; name.
    • List the states west of the Mississippi

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manly

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manlike; manful.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    manful; male; manlike; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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reappear

  • verb appear again
    re-emerge.
    • The sores reappeared on her body
    • Her husband reappeared after having left her years ago

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puritanic

  • adjective satellite morally rigorous and strict
    blue; puritanical.
    • the puritan work ethic
    • puritanic distaste for alcohol
    • she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

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persist

  • verb continue to exist
    run; die hard; prevail; endure.
    • These stories die hard
    • The legend of Elvis endures
  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    persevere; hold on; hang on; hang in.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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biometric

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instill

  • verb impart gradually
    transfuse.
    • Her presence instilled faith into the children
    • transfuse love of music into the students
  • verb enter drop by drop
    instil.
    • instill medication into my eye

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assort

  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; sort out; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

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characterise

  • verb be characteristic of
    characterize.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?
  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    characterize; qualify.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

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recessive

  • noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
    recessive allele.
  • adjective of or pertaining to a recession
    recessionary.

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indicative

  • noun a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    common mood; declarative mood; declarative; indicative mood; fact mood.
  • adjective relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements
    declarative.
    • indicative mood

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animalistic

  • adjective of or pertaining to animalism

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differentially

  • adverb in a differential manner
    • Hubel and Wiesel have found cells that respond differentially according to the direction in which a stimulus is moved across the retina

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obsessional

  • adjective satellite characterized by or constituting an obsession
    obsessive.
    • the obsessional character of his response
    • obsessive gambling

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shared

  • adjective have in common; held or experienced in common
    • two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei
    • a shared interest in philately
  • verb have in common
    share.
    • Our children share a love of music
    • The two countries share a long border

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neandertal

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; loutish; oafish; swinish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
  • noun extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
    Homo sapiens neanderthalensis; Neanderthal man; Neanderthal; Neandertal man.

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emerge

  • verb come out into view, as from concealment
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  • verb come out of
    egress; go forth; issue; come out; come forth.
    • Water issued from the hole in the wall
    • The words seemed to come out by themselves

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vampiric

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distinguish

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; differentiate; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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apelike

  • adjective satellite resembling apes
    anthropoid; anthropoidal.
  • adjective satellite being or given to servile imitation
    apish.

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reminiscent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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endearing

  • adjective satellite lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
    lovely; adorable.
  • verb make attractive or lovable
    endear.
    • This behavior endeared her to me

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conventionally

  • adverb in a conventional manner
    • he usually behaves rather conventionally

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ferine

  • adjective satellite wild and menacing
    savage; feral.
    • a pack of feral dogs

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predict

  • verb make a prediction about; tell in advance
    anticipate; forebode; foretell; call; promise; prognosticate.
    • Call the outcome of an election
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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psychopathological

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathic; psychopathologic.

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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atavistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of an atavist
    throwback.

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tend

  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence
  • verb have care of or look after
    • She tends to the children

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codependent

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measured

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    mensurable; mensural.
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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schizoid

  • noun characterized by symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia
    schizotypal personality.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of schizophrenia
    schizophrenic.

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inculcate

  • verb teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
    infuse; instill.
    • inculcate values into the young generation

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monogenetic

(Geol.) One in genesis; resulting from one process of formation; -- used of a mountain range. Dana.

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correlated

  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlative; correlate.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    correlate.
    • Do these facts correlate?

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coexist

  • verb coexist peacefully, as of nations
  • verb exist together

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negroid

  • adjective satellite characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race
    • negroid features
  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    blackamoor; Black; Negro; Black person.

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nouveaux

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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