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mellowingly

  • adverb so as to mellow
    • the rays of the sun struck the earth mellowingly

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disponge

To sprinkle, as with water from a sponge. Poetic & Rare Written also dispunge.
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy, The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me. Shak.

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nehiloth

(Script.) A term supposed to mean, perforated wind instruments of music, as pipes or flutes. Ps. v. (heading).

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infausting

The act of making unlucky; misfortune; bad luck. Obs. Bacon.

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gittith

A musical instrument, of unknown character, supposed by some to have been used by the people of Gath, and thence obtained by David. It is mentioned in the title of Psalms viii., lxxxi., and lxxxiv. Dr. W. Smith.

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battener

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plantership

The occupation or position of a planter, or the management of a plantation, as in the United States or the West Indies.

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symbol

  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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antistrophon

(Rhet.) An argument retorted on an opponent. Milton.

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thalamically

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affiliable

Capable of being affiliated to or on, or connected with in origin.

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reillumination

The act or process of enlightening again.

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flinty

  • adjective containing flint
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; granitic; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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enstamp

To stamp; to mark as ith a stamp; to impress deeply.
It is the motive . . . which enstamps the character. Gogan.

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indisputability

  • noun the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
    unquestionability; indubitability; unquestionableness.

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forereach

(Naut.) To advance or gain upon; -- said of a vessel that gains upon another when sailing closehauled.

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turfen

Made of turf; covered with turf.

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wish

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wishing; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • noun an expression of some desire or inclination
    indirect request.
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention

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retroact

To act backward, or in return; to act in opposition; to be retrospective.

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essayer

  • noun one who tries
    trier; attempter.

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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handbarrow

  • noun a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people

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reexaminable

Admitting of being reëxamined or reconsidered. Story.

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neginoth

(Script.) Stringed instruments. Dr. W. Smith.
To the chief musician on Neginoth. Ps. iv. 9heading).

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dissertate

  • verb talk at length and formally about a topic
    hold forth; discourse.
    • The speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England

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acquiescent

  • adjective satellite willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
    biddable.
    • too acquiescent to challenge authority

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devouring

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    esurient; avid; greedy.
    • avid for adventure
    • an avid ambition to succeed
    • fierce devouring affection
    • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
    • greedy for fame
  • verb destroy completely
    devour.
    • Fire had devoured our home

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extoller

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    lauder; laudator.

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lamenting

  • adjective satellite vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
    wailing; wailful.
    • lamenting sinners
    • wailing mourners
    • the wailing wind
    • wailful bagpipes
    • tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare
  • verb express grief verbally
    keen; lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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childermas

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tinct

  • verb color lightly
    touch; tint; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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victualer

  • noun an innkeeper (especially British)
    victualler.
  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualler; provisioner; sutler.

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expeditiousness

  • noun the property of being prompt and efficient
    despatch; dispatch; expedition.
    • it was done with dispatch

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revengement

Revenge. Obs.
He 'll breed revengement and a scourge for me. Shak.

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allfours

A game at cards, called "High, Low, Jack, and the Game."

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retroact

To act backward, or in return; to act in opposition; to be retrospective.

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cherrystone

  • noun small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino
    cherrystone clam.
  • noun a half-grown quahog
    cherrystone clam.

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wistly

Attentively; observingly. Obs. Shak.

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sippet

A small sop; a small, thin piece of toasted bread soaked in milk, broth, or the like; a small piece of toasted or fried bread cut into some special shape and used for garnishing.
Your sweet sippets in widows' houses. Milton.

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dissert

To discourse or dispute; to discuss. R.
We have disserted upon it a little longer than was necessary. Jeffrey.

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prayer

  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    supplication.
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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tyne

To lose. Obs. or Scot. "His bliss gan he tyne." Piers Plowman. Sir W. Scott.

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experimentalize

To make experiments (upon); to experiment. J. S. Mill.

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alchemy

  • noun the way two individuals relate to each other
    interpersonal chemistry; chemistry.
    • their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other
    • a mysterious alchemy brought them together
  • noun a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times

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recalcitrate

  • verb show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient
    • The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side

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encore

  • noun an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
  • verb request an encore, from a performer

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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overinsistence

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disaffirmance

The act of disaffirming; denial; negation.

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baggy

  • adjective satellite not fitting closely; hanging loosely
    sloppy; loose-fitting.
    • baggy trousers
    • a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather

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pillion

  • noun a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

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depredate

To subject to plunder and pillage; to despoil; to lay waste; to prey upon.
It makes the substance of the body . . . less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits. Bacon.

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reconvene

  • verb meet again
    • The bill will be considered when the Legislature reconvenes next Fall

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foist

  • verb to force onto another
    • He foisted his work on me
  • verb insert surreptitiously or without warrant

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overissue

An excessive issue; an issue, as of notes or bonds, exceeding the limit of capital, credit, or authority.
An overissue of government paper. Brougham.

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trampler

  • noun someone who injures by trampling
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; tramper.

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reentering

(Calico Printing.) The process of applying additional colors, by applications of printing blocks, to patterns already partly colored.

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boding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    foreboding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; predict; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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brittle

  • noun caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
    toffy; toffee.
  • adjective satellite having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
    brickle; brickly.
    • brittle bones
    • glass is brittle
    • `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

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deoxygenation

(Chem.) The act or operation of depriving of oxygen.

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reboot

  • verb cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
    bring up; boot.
    • boot your computer

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ireful

  • adjective satellite feeling or showing extreme anger
    irate.
    • irate protesters
    • ireful words

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reinoculation

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botanise

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanize.

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lysogenization

  • noun the process by which a bacterium acquires a phage that becomes integrated into its genome
    lysogenisation.

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chemism

The force exerted between the atoms of elementary substance whereby they unite to form chemical compounds; chemical attaction; affinity; -- sometimes used as a general expression for chemical activity or relationship.

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reconviction

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animadvert

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

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malemute

  • noun breed of sled dog developed in Alaska
    malamute; Alaskan malamute.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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engraft

  • verb cause to grow together parts from different plants
    ingraft; graft.
    • graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; implant; imbed; embed.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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stealth

  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealing.

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gleek

A jest or scoff; a trick or deception. Obs.
Where's the Bastard's braves, and Charles his gleeks ? Shak.

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disembark

  • verb go ashore
    set down; debark.
    • The passengers disembarked at Southampton

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castrametation

(Mil.) The art or act of encamping; the making or laying out of a camp.

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depredate

To subject to plunder and pillage; to despoil; to lay waste; to prey upon.
It makes the substance of the body . . . less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits. Bacon.

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wakening

  • noun the act of waking
    awakening; waking up.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most
  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse; wake up.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.

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depredate

To subject to plunder and pillage; to despoil; to lay waste; to prey upon.
It makes the substance of the body . . . less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits. Bacon.

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retesting

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pryingly

  • adverb in a curious and prying manner
    • `Do you have a boyfriend,' she asked her prospective tenant pryingly

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inarticulate

  • adjective without or deprived of the use of speech or words
    unarticulate.
    • inarticulate beasts
    • remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal
    • inarticulate with rage
    • an inarticulate cry

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retroact

To act backward, or in return; to act in opposition; to be retrospective.

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debark

  • verb go ashore
    disembark; set down.
    • The passengers disembarked at Southampton

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neap

  • noun a less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon
    neap tide.

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punctilio

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

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commentate

  • verb make a commentary on
  • verb serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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consuetude

  • noun a custom or usage that has acquired the force of law

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issuable

Leading to, producing, or relating to, an issue; capable of being made an issue at law. Burrill.

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reassume

To assume again or anew; to resume. -- Re`as*sump"tion n.

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obligement

Obligation. R.
I will not resist, therefore, whatever it is, either of divine or human obligement, that you lay upon me. Milton.

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espy

  • verb catch sight of
    spot; descry; spy.

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rewarming

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divagate

  • verb lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    digress; wander; stray.
    • She always digresses when telling a story
    • her mind wanders
    • Don't digress when you give a lecture

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unconsenting

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cogitate

  • verb consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
  • verb use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
    cerebrate; think.
    • I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

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stilt

  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    pile; spile; piling.
  • noun one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
    • he was so tall I thought he was on stilts

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animadvert

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; opine; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

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thermolysis

(Chem.) The resolution of a compound into parts by heat; dissociation by heat.

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etherize

  • verb anesthetize with ether
    etherise.

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