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stoically

  • adverb without emotion; in a stoic manner
    • he stoically accepted all suffering

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siege

  • noun the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
    besieging; military blockade; beleaguering.

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heroically

  • adverb in a heroic manner
    • he become reconciled to not dying heroically in her arms

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scrutiny

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    examination.
  • noun a prolonged intense look

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victoriously

  • adverb in a victorious manner
    • Virginia had defended her land victoriously

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unflinching

  • adjective satellite not shrinking from danger
    unintimidated; unblinking; unshrinking.

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manfully

  • adverb in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man
    manly.
    • having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home

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onslaught

  • noun a sudden and severe onset of trouble
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onrush.
    • the attack began at dawn

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courageously

  • adverb in a courageous manner
    bravely.
    • bravely he went into the burning house

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hurricane

  • noun a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)

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valiantly

  • adverb with valor; in a valiant manner
    valorously.
    • he fought valiantly until the end

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earthquake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; quake.
  • noun a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
    • selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees

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bravely

  • adverb in a courageous manner
    courageously.
    • bravely he went into the burning house

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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stoutly

  • adverb in a resolute manner
    • he was stoutly replying to his critics

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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gallantly

  • adverb in a gallant manner
    chivalrously.
    • he gallantly offered to take her home

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moses

A large flatboat, used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.

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sturdily

  • adverb in a sturdy manner
    • feet sturdily apart

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temptation

  • noun something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    enticement.
  • noun the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid
    • he felt the temptation and his will power weakened

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successfully

  • adverb with success; in a successful manner
    • she performed the surgery successfully

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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steadfastly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; unwaveringly; firmly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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obstinately

  • adverb in a stubborn unregenerate manner
    obdurately; stubbornly; mulishly; pig-headedly; cussedly.
    • she remained stubbornly in the same position

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countless

  • adjective satellite too numerous to be counted
    unnumbered; numberless; unnumerable; innumerable; unnumberable; uncounted; myriad; multitudinous; infinite; innumerous.
    • incalculable riches
    • countless hours
    • an infinite number of reasons
    • innumerable difficulties
    • the multitudinous seas
    • myriad stars
    • untold thousands

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staunchly

  • adverb in a staunch manner
    stanchly.
    • he staunchly defended his principles

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constitutional

  • noun a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
  • adjective of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup
    • constitutional walk

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stubbornly

  • adverb in a stubborn unregenerate manner
    obstinately; obdurately; mulishly; pig-headedly; cussedly.
    • she remained stubbornly in the same position

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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resolutely

  • adverb showing firm determination or purpose
    • she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him
    • he entered the building resolutely
  • adverb with firmness
    decisively.
    • `I will come along,' she said decisively

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bombardment

  • noun the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    outpouring; onslaught; barrage.
    • a barrage of questions
    • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
  • noun the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    battery; barrage fire; barrage; shelling.
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

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persia

  • noun an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
    Persian Empire.
  • noun a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
    Iran; Islamic Republic of Iran.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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miraculously

  • adverb in a miraculous manner
    • my hand grasped the gun that was, miraculously, lying on the ground beside my finger tips

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repeated

  • adjective satellite recurring again and again
    recurrent; perennial.
    • perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements
  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate; iterate.
    • She kept reiterating her request

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nobly

  • adverb in a noble manner
    • she has behaved nobly

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siege

  • noun the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
    besieging; military blockade; beleaguering.

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boldly

  • adverb with boldness, in a bold manner
    • we must tackle these tasks boldly

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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triumphantly

  • adverb in a triumphant manner
    • she shouted triumphantly

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wring

  • noun a twisting squeeze
    squeeze.
    • gave the wet cloth a wring
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    distort; deform; contort.

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adversity

  • noun a state of misfortune or affliction
    hard knocks; hardship.
    • debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
    • a life of hardship
  • noun a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
    • a period marked by adversities

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sorcerer

  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; wizard; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician.

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pessimum

  • adjective satellite of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
    pessimal.

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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strenuously

  • adverb in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously
    • he objected strenuously to the stand his party was taking

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untold

  • adjective satellite of an incalculable amount
    • untold suffering

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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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assail

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assault; attack; set on.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly
  • verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    attack.
    • Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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fearlessly

  • adverb without fear
    dauntlessly; intrepidly.
    • fearlessly, he led the troops into combat

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hurricane

  • noun a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)

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patiently

  • adverb with patience; in a patient manner
    • he patiently played with the child

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firmly

  • adverb with resolute determination
    firm; steadfastly; unwaveringly.
    • we firmly believed it
    • you must stand firm
  • adverb in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
    securely.
    • she held the child securely

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satan

The grand adversary of man; The Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend.
I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Luke x. 18.

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defiantly

  • adverb in a rebellious manner
    rebelliously; contumaciously.
    • he rejected her words rebelliously

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balaam

A paragraph describing something wonderful, used to fill out a newspaper column; -- an allusion to the miracle of Balaam's ass speaking. Numb. xxii. 30. Cant Blackw. Mag.

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defender

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    protector; shielder; guardian.
  • noun a fighter who holds out against attack
    withstander.

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frost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; rime.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    freeze.

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mightily

  • adverb powerfully or vigorously
    • he strove mightily to achieve a better position in life
  • adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
    powerful; right; mighty.
    • the baby is mighty cute
    • he's mighty tired
    • it is powerful humid
    • that boy is powerful big now
    • they have a right nice place
    • they rejoiced mightily

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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goth

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.
  • noun one of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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timber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    lumber.
  • noun a beam made of wood

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desiccation

  • noun dryness resulting from the removal of water
    dehydration.
  • noun the process of extracting moisture
    dehydration; drying up; evaporation.

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easily

  • adverb with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
    easy.
    • she was easily excited
    • was easily confused
    • he won easily
    • this china breaks very easily
    • success came too easy
  • adverb without question
    • easily the best book she's written

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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tenaciously

  • adverb with obstinate determination
    doggedly.
    • he pursued her doggedly

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ably

  • adverb with competence; in a competent capable manner
    capably; aptly; competently.
    • they worked competently

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numerous

  • adjective satellite amounting to a large indefinite number
    legion.
    • numerous times
    • the family was numerous
    • Palomar's fans are legion

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admirably

  • adverb in an admirable manner
    laudably; commendable; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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drought

  • noun a shortage of rainfall
    drouth.
    • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
  • noun a prolonged shortage
    drouth.
    • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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persecution

  • noun the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)

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gloriously

  • adverb with glory or in a glorious manner
    • where others had failed he had gloriously succeeded
  • adverb blessedly or wonderfully
    • how gloriously happy she had been during those few fleeting moments of time

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erosion

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eating away; eroding; wearing away.
  • noun condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

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vigorously

  • adverb with vigor; in a vigorous manner
    smartly.
    • he defended his ideas vigorously

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gale

  • noun a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale

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temptation

  • noun something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    enticement.
  • noun the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid
    • he felt the temptation and his will power weakened

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barely

  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarce; scarcely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  • adverb in a sparse or scanty way
    scantily.
    • a barely furnished room

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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appellate

  • adjective of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
    appellant.
    • appellate court

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somehow

  • adverb in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means
    someway; someways; in some manner; in some way.
    • they managed somehow
    • he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him
    • he tried to make is someway acceptable
  • adverb for some unspecified reason;
    • It doesn't seem fair somehow
    • he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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brilliantly

  • adverb with brightness
    brightly; bright.
    • the stars shone brilliantly
    • the windows glowed jewel bright
  • adverb in an extremely intelligent way
    • he solved the problem brilliantly

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vehemently

  • adverb in a vehement manner
    • he vehemently denied the accusations against him

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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ne'er

  • adverb not ever; at no time in the past or future
    never.
    • I have never been to China
    • I shall never forget this day
    • had never seen a circus
    • never on Sunday
    • I will never marry you!

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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coolly

  • adverb in a composed and unconcerned manner
    nervelessly; nonchalantly.
    • without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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effectually

  • adverb in an effectual manner
    • Bismarck was constantly criticised by the more liberal newspapers, and he retaliated by passing an emergency decree that effectually muzzled the press

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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fortification

  • noun defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
    munition.
  • noun the art or science of strengthening defenses

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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safely

  • adverb with safety; in a safe manner
    • we are safely out of there

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unharmed

  • adjective satellite not injured
    unhurt; whole; unscathed.

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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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judicial

  • adjective satellite decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
    • a judicial decision
  • adjective belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
    • judicial robes

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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threat

  • noun something that is a source of danger
    menace.
    • earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan
  • noun a warning that something unpleasant is imminent
    • they were under threat of arrest

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castle

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    palace.
  • noun a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

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decade

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennary; decennium.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; tenner; ten; X.

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confederate

  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America
  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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empirical

  • adjective derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    empiric.
    • an empirical basis for an ethical theory
    • empirical laws
    • empirical data
    • an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known
  • adjective relying on medical quackery
    empiric.
    • empiric treatment

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calmly

  • adverb with self-possession (especially in times of stress)
    • he spoke calmly to the rioting students
  • adverb in a sedate manner
    sedately.

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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norman

  • noun United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
    Jessye Norman.
  • noun Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Greg Norman; Gregory John Norman.

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