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phony

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; dissembler; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; fake.

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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bolloxed

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stirte

imp. of Start, v. i. & v. t. Chaucer.

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bollix

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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decrepit

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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gen

  • noun informal term for information
    • give me the gen on your new line of computers

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vistaed

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cosher

  • adjective satellite conforming to dietary laws
    kosher.
    • kosher meat
    • a kosher kitchen

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hitchers

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gussying

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festal

  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    merry; gay; festive.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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bollix

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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shindy

  • noun a large and noisy party of people
    shindig.

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ante

  • noun (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • verb place one's stake

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johnson's

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gussies

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spiky

  • adjective satellite having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
    peaky.
    • absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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hairball

  • noun a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)
    hair ball; trichobezoar.

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phony

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; dissembler; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; fake.

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kleenex

  • noun a piece of soft absorbent paper (usually two or more thin layers) used as a disposable handkerchief

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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earlyish

  • adjective satellite being somewhat early
    • at an earlyish hour

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prop

  • noun a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
  • noun any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
    property.
    • before every scene he ran down his checklist of props

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dido

  • noun (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas

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smarten

To make smart or spruce; -- usually with up. Colloq.
She had to go and smarten herself up somewhat. W. Black.

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spume

  • noun foam or froth on the sea
  • verb make froth or foam and become bubbly
    froth; suds.
    • The river foamed

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spunk

  • noun material for starting a fire
    punk; kindling; touchwood; tinder.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; mettle; nerve.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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larrup

  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    paddle; spank.

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hitchhiker

  • noun a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles

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divvy

  • noun short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society

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monolingually

  • adverb in a monolingual manner
    • she had been reared monolingually

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chirk

  • verb make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird

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woozy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; dizzy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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killock

A small anchor; also, a kind of anchor formed by a stone inclosed by pieces of wood fastened together. Written also killick.

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speeding

  • noun changing location rapidly
    hurrying; speed.
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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photophobic

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neaten

  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; tidy; straighten; clean up; square away.
    • Tidy up your room!
  • verb care for one's external appearance
    groom.
    • He is always well-groomed

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bilingually

  • adverb in a bilingual manner
    • she grew up bilingually

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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snarf

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; cabbage; nobble.

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colonoscopy

  • noun visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation

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clique

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    coterie; inner circle; camp; ingroup; pack.

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dishrag

  • noun a cloth for washing dishes
    dishcloth.

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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perkily

  • adverb in a perky manner
    • stuck perkily, like a bustle on a woman's skirt

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dude

  • noun an informal form of address for a man
    buster; fellow.
    • Say, fellow, what are you doing?
    • Hey buster, what's up?
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; sheik; fashion plate.

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bleary

  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary-eyed; blear.
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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creakily

  • adverb in a creaky manner
    screakily; creakingly.
    • the old boat was moving along creakily

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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jalopy

  • noun a car that is old and unreliable
    bus; heap.
    • the fenders had fallen off that old bus

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furbish

  • verb polish and make shiny
    burnish; buff.
    • buff the wooden floors
    • buff my shoes

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smokescreen

  • noun (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements
    smoke screen.
  • noun an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure
    smoke screen.
    • requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures

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clomben

imp. & p. p. of Climb (for climbed). Obs.
The sonne, he sayde, is clomben up on hevene. Chaucer.

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groggy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; logy; stuporous; dazed.

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fug

  • noun (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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bollix

  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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greyly

  • adverb having a grey appearance
    grayly.
    • lonely creeks are opal in the dawn, sword-blue in the sun, greyly silver under misty moons

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suds

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; lather.
  • noun a dysphemism for beer (especially for lager that effervesces)

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idolize

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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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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spry

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; agile; nimble.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

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duff

  • noun a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
    plum duff.

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snogging

  • noun (British informal) cuddle and kiss
  • verb touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
    buss; osculate; snog; kiss.
    • The newly married couple kissed
    • She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room

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squinch

  • noun a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)
  • verb crouch down

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handsful

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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endoscopy

  • noun visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope

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divvy

  • noun short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society

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shortlist

  • noun a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen
    short list.
  • verb put someone or something on a short list

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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godless

  • adjective satellite not revering god
    irreverent.

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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hardpan

  • noun crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
    caliche.

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spiff

  • noun attractiveness in appearance or dress or manner
    • he gets by largely on pure spiff

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fistful

  • noun the quantity that can be held in the hand
    handful.

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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incurious

  • adjective showing absence of intellectual inquisitiveness or natural curiosity
    • strangely incurious about the cause of the political upheaval surrounding them

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snarf

  • verb make off with belongings of others
    pilfer; filch; pinch; abstract; swipe; sneak; purloin; hook; lift; cabbage; nobble.

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enquiringly

  • adverb in an inquiring manner
    inquiringly.
    • Tom Swift looked at his cabin mates inquiringly

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swot

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; grind; dweeb; nerd.
  • verb study intensively, as before an exam
    drum; grind away; swot up; bone up; get up; bone; cram; mug up.
    • I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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caddy

  • noun a can for storing tea
    tea caddy.
  • verb act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player
    caddie.

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clew

  • noun a ball of yarn or cord or thread
  • noun evidence that helps to solve a problem
    cue; clue.

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spillage

  • noun the amount that has spilled
  • noun the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    release; spill.

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crud

  • noun heavy wet snow that is unsuitable for skiing
  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    filth; skank.

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armloads

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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haggardly

  • adverb in a haggard manner
    • she looked haggardly out of her tent

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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adoringly

  • adverb with adoration
    • he looked at his wife adoringly

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scrunch

  • noun a crunching noise
  • verb make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
    thud; crump.

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hoicked

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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hoicking

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grounder

  • noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
    ground ball; groundball; hopper.

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chipper

  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    debonaire; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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dumple

To make dumpy; to fold, or bend, as one part over another. R.
He was a little man, dumpled up together. Sir W. Scott.

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hoover

  • noun United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
    William Hoover; William Henry Hoover.
  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; J. Edgar Hoover.

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divvy

  • noun short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society

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spiritless

  • adjective lacking ardor or vigor or energy
    • a spiritless reply to criticism
  • adjective satellite evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
    meek.
    • compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others
    • a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott
    • she looked meek but had the heart of a lion
    • was submissive and subservient

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smarten

To make smart or spruce; -- usually with up. Colloq.
She had to go and smarten herself up somewhat. W. Black.

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divot

  • noun (golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke
    • it was a good drive but the ball ended up in a divot
  • noun a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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smattering

  • noun a small number or amount
    handful.
    • only a handful of responses were received
  • noun a slight or superficial understanding of a subject

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windlass

  • noun lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
    winch.

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barf

  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    vomit; puke; vomitus.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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pouf

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; faggot; fag.
  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    ottoman; puff; hassock; pouffe.

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