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jollification

  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
    conviviality; merrymaking.

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barefacedness

The quality of being barefaced; shamelessness; assurance; audaciousness.

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impertinence

  • noun an impudent statement
    cheek; impudence.
  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    freshness; crust; impudence; cheekiness; gall; insolence.

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methodicalness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    orderliness.

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litigation

  • noun a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
    judicial proceeding.

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prudence

  • noun discretion in practical affairs
  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    circumspection; discretion; discreetness.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion

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solemnity

  • noun a trait of dignified seriousness
    solemness; staidness; sedateness.
  • noun a solemn and dignified feeling
    gravity.

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squalor

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalidness.

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drearily

  • adverb in a cheerless manner
    dismally.
    • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future

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bi

  • noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals
    atomic number 83; bismuth.

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crustiness

The state or quality of having crust or being like crust; hardness.

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poco

(Mus.) A little; -- used chiefly in phrases indicating the time or movement; as, poco più allegro, a little faster; poco largo, rather slow.

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jocoseness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; humorousness; jocosity.

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disrupt

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb throw into disorder
    • This event disrupted the orderly process

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chubbiness

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    pudginess; tubbiness; rolypoliness.

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formalities

  • noun a requirement of etiquette or custom
    formality.
    • a mere formality
  • noun a requirement of etiquette or custom
    formality.
    • a mere formality

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impassiveness

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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quite

  • adverb to a degree (not used with a negative)
    rather.
    • quite tasty
    • quite soon
    • quite ill
    • quite rich
  • adverb to the greatest extent; completely
    • you're quite right
    • she was quite alone
    • was quite mistaken
    • quite the opposite
    • not quite finished
    • did not quite make it

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waspishness

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rejoicing

  • noun a feeling of great happiness
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; exultation.

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copulation

  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; coitus; coition.

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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sangfroid

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courtesy

  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate act
  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

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gruffness

  • noun a throaty harshness
    hoarseness; huskiness.
  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; curtness; abruptness; brusqueness.

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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sedateness

  • noun a trait of dignified seriousness
    solemness; staidness; solemnity.

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hie

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; 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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duple

  • adjective satellite consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    double; dual.
    • an egg with a double yolk
    • a double (binary) star
    • double doors
    • dual controls for pilot and copilot
    • duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure

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versus

Against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs.

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hangout

  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; resort; haunt; repair.

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though

  • adverb (postpositive) however
    • it might be unpleasant, though

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prudery

  • noun excessive or affected modesty
    primness; Grundyism; prudishness.

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vagrant

  • noun a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    floater; vagabond; drifter.
  • adjective satellite continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
    vagabond; floating; aimless; drifting.
    • a drifting double-dealer
    • the floating population
    • vagrant hippies of the sixties

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pleasantry

  • noun an agreeable or amusing remark
    • they exchange pleasantries

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ceremony

  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremonial occasion; observance; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor
  • noun any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
    • the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine
    • he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball
    • he disposed of it without ceremony

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rigamarole

  • noun a set of confused and meaningless statements
    rigmarole.
  • noun a long and complicated and confusing procedure
    rigmarole.
    • all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time

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dosage

  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dose.
  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dose.

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breeziness

  • noun a mildly windy state of the air
    windiness.
  • noun a breezy liveliness
    jauntiness.
    • a delightful breeziness of manner

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bypass

  • noun a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
    ringway; ring road; beltway.
  • noun a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

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disclaimer

  • noun (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something
  • noun denial of any connection with or knowledge of
    disavowal.

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incantation

  • noun a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect
    conjuration.

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snarly

  • adjective satellite tangled in knots or snarls
    knotty; snarled.
    • a mass of knotted string
    • snarled thread

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y

  • noun the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
    wye.
  • noun a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
    atomic number 39; yttrium.

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placidness

  • noun a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling
    placidity.

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perform

  • verb carry out or perform an action
    do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
  • verb perform a function
    • Who will perform the wedding?

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aplomb

  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; cool; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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disrupt

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb throw into disorder
    • This event disrupted the orderly process

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ruddiness

  • noun a healthy reddish complexion
    rosiness.

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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less

  • adjective (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    • of less importance
    • less time to spend with the family
    • a shower uses less water
    • less than three years old
  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    LE; lupus erythematosus.

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fairly

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    evenhandedly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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shtick

  • noun (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • give him a shtik cake
    • he's a shtik crazy
    • he played a shtik Beethoven
  • noun (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • play it straight with no shtik

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donative

A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present. "The Romans were entertained with shows and donatives." Dryden.

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hijinks

  • noun noisy and mischievous merrymaking
    jinks; high jinks; high jinx.

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whose

The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.
Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee. Gen. xxiv. 23.
The question whose solution I require. Dryden.

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briskness

  • noun liveliness and eagerness
    alacrity; smartness.
    • he accepted with alacrity
    • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

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performing

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; playacting; playing.
  • verb carry out or perform an action
    perform; do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance

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woodenness

  • noun the quality of being wooden and awkward
    • he criticized the woodenness of the acting
    • there was a certain woodenness in his replies

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civility

  • noun formal or perfunctory politeness
  • noun the act of showing regard for others
    politeness.

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pithiness

  • noun terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
    conciseness; concision; succinctness.

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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potation

  • noun a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    draught; tipple; draft.
    • they served beer on draft
  • noun the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)

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receive

  • verb get something; come into possession of
    have.
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    incur; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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chirpy

  • adjective (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; buoyant.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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unlike

  • adjective marked by dissimilarity
    different; dissimilar.
    • for twins they are very unlike
    • people are profoundly different
  • adjective not equal in amount
    • they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities

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rigmarole

  • noun a set of confused and meaningless statements
    rigamarole.
  • noun a long and complicated and confusing procedure
    rigamarole.
    • all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time

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include

  • verb have as a part, be made up out of
    • The list includes the names of many famous writers
  • verb consider as part of something
    • I include you in the list of culprits

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digitalize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data
  • verb administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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vivaciousness

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patently

  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
    plainly; plain; obviously; manifestly; apparently; evidently.
    • the answer is obviously wrong
    • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
    • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
    • it is all patently nonsense
    • she has apparently been living here for some time
    • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
    • You are plainly wrong
    • he is plain stubborn

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ebullience

  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; exuberance.

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p

  • noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • noun a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
    atomic number 15; phosphorus.

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blather

  • noun foolish gibberish
    blatherskite.
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; smatter; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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guff

  • noun unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
    hogwash; buncombe; bunk; bunkum; rot.

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become

  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!
  • verb undergo a change or development
    turn.
    • The water turned into ice
    • Her former friend became her worst enemy
    • He turned traitor

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banality

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    platitude; cliche; commonplace; bromide.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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clearheadedness

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dose

  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dosage.
  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dosage.

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incisiveness

  • noun keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect
    trenchancy.

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perfectly

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    absolutely; dead; utterly.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right
  • adverb in a perfect or faultless way
    • She performed perfectly on the balance beam
    • spoke English perfectly
    • solved the problem perfectly

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cockiness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    pushiness; bumptiousness; forwardness.

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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caveat

  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caution.
    • a caveat against unfair practices
  • noun (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing
    • a caveat filed against the probate of a will

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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imperturbability

  • noun calm and unruffled self-assurance
    coolness; imperturbableness.
    • he performed with all the coolness of a veteran

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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runaround

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pomp

  • noun cheap or pretentious or vain display
    gaudery.
  • noun ceremonial elegance and splendor
    eclat.
    • entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses

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chitchat

  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; tittle-tattle; gossip; gab.
  • verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    shoot the breeze; chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; jaw; claver; visit; chaffer; chat; natter; gossip; chatter; confabulate.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

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deduct

  • verb make a subtraction
    subtract; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    recoup; withhold.
    • My employer is withholding taxes

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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hitherto

  • adverb used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
    til now; so far; up to now; heretofore; thus far; until now; as yet; yet.
    • So far he hasn't called
    • the sun isn't up yet

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unflappable

  • adjective satellite not easily perturbed or excited or upset; marked by extreme calm and composure
    imperturbable.
    • hitherto imperturbable, he now showed signs of alarm
    • an imperturbable self-possession
    • unflappable in a crisis

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formerly

  • adverb at a previous time;
    erstwhile; erst; at one time; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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gaggle

  • noun a flock of geese
  • verb make a noise characteristic of a goose
    • Cackling geese

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defy

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    withstand; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    resist; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation

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placidity

  • noun a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling
    placidness.
  • noun a disposition free from stress or emotion
    tranquility; quiet; repose; serenity; tranquillity.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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avocation

  • noun an auxiliary activity
    sideline; spare-time activity; by-line; pursuit; hobby.

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becoming

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
    go; become; get.
    • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
    • It must be getting more serious
    • her face went red with anger
    • She went into ecstasy
    • Get going!

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pregame

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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usual

  • adjective occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
    • grew the usual vegetables
    • the usual summer heat
    • came at the usual time
    • the child's usual bedtime
  • adjective satellite commonly encountered
    common.
    • a common (or familiar) complaint
    • the usual greeting

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etcetera

  • noun additional unspecified odds and ends; more of the same
    • his report was full of etceteras
  • adverb continuing in the same way
    etc.; and so forth; and so on.

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statistically

  • adverb with respect to statistics
    • this is statistically impossible

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curtness

  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; gruffness; abruptness; brusqueness.

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beyond

  • adverb farther along in space or time or degree
    • through the valley and beyond
    • to the eighth grade but not beyond
    • will be influential in the 1990s and beyond
  • adverb on the farther side from the observer
    • a pond with a hayfield beyond

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protestation

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protest.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun a strong declaration of protest

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effusiveness

  • noun a friendly open trait of a talkative person
    expansivity; expansiveness.

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