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niggling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb worry unnecessarily or excessively
    niggle; fuss; fret.
    • don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

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nagging

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    shrewish.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents
  • verb bother persistently with trivial complaints
    peck; nag; hen-peck.
    • She nags her husband all day long

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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implosion

  • noun a sudden inward collapse
    • the implosion of a light bulb
  • noun the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant

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obsessively

  • adverb in a compulsive manner
    compulsively; obsessionally.
    • he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk

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hypochondriacal

  • adjective satellite suffering from hypochondria
    hypochondriac.

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nag

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; scold; scolder.
  • noun an old or over-worked horse
    plug; jade; hack.

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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resurface

  • verb reappear on the surface
  • verb cover with a new surface

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workaday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

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excessively

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; overly; too.
    • too big

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obsessional

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

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abut

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; edge; adjoin; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland

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skeptical

  • adjective satellite denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
    disbelieving; unbelieving; sceptical.
    • a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles
  • adjective satellite marked by or given to doubt
    doubting; sceptical; questioning.
    • a skeptical attitude
    • a skeptical listener

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overmuch

  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; superabundance; overabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email
  • adjective satellite very great in quantity; overabundant
    • showed overmuch affection

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obsessive

  • noun a person who has obsessions
  • adjective satellite characterized by or constituting an obsession
    obsessional.
    • the obsessional character of his response
    • obsessive gambling

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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sceptical

  • adjective satellite marked by or given to doubt
    skeptical; doubting; questioning.
    • a skeptical attitude
    • a skeptical listener
  • adjective satellite denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
    skeptical; disbelieving; unbelieving.
    • a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles

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incessantly

  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; endlessly; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste
  • adverb without interruption
    always; forever; constantly; perpetually.
    • the world is constantly changing

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mundane

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite concerned with the world or worldly matters
    terrestrial.
    • mundane affairs
    • he developed an immense terrestrial practicality

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allay

  • verb lessen the intensity of or calm
    relieve; still; ease.
    • The news eased my conscience
    • still the fears
  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    quench; slake; assuage.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst

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allay

  • verb lessen the intensity of or calm
    relieve; still; ease.
    • The news eased my conscience
    • still the fears
  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    quench; slake; assuage.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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malthusian

Of or pertaining to the political economist, the Rev. T. R. Malthus, or conforming to his views; as, Malthusian theories. ✍ Malthus held that population tends to increase faster than its means of subsistence can be made to do, and hence that the lower classes must necessarily suffer more or less from lack of food, unless an increase of population be checked by prudential restraint or otherwise.

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needlessly

  • adverb without need
    • it would needlessly bring badness into the world

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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evaporated

  • adjective satellite drawn off in the form of vapor
    • evaporated molecules boil off
  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize; evaporate.
    • evaporate milk

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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unfounded

  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    baseless; unwarranted; groundless; idle; wild.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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aloud

  • adverb using the voice; not silently
    out loud.
    • please read the passage aloud
    • he laughed out loud
  • adverb with relatively high volume
    loudly; loud.
    • the band played loudly
    • she spoke loudly and angrily
    • he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him
    • cried aloud for help

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gnaw

  • verb bite or chew on with the teeth
    • gnaw an old cracker
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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environmentalist

  • noun someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
    conservationist.

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assuage

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    quench; allay; slake.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst

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recede

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb retreat
    drop off; fall back; fall behind; lose.

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epistemological

  • adjective of or relating to epistemology
    epistemic.
    • epistemic modal

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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unexpressed

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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vanish

  • verb get lost, as without warning or explanation
    go away; disappear.
    • He disappeared without a trace
  • verb become invisible or unnoticeable
    go away; disappear.
    • The effect vanished when day broke

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everyday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    casual; daily.
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes

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overwhelm

  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overpower; whelm; overcome; sweep over.
  • verb charge someone with too many tasks
    flood out; deluge.

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lingering

  • noun the act of tarrying
    tarriance.
  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    linger.
    • Her perfume lingered on

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pal

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; buddy; chum; brother.
  • verb become friends; act friendly towards
    chum up; pal up.

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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stemmed

  • adjective having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination
    • stemmed goblets
    • long-stemmed roses
  • verb grow out of, have roots in, originate in
    stem.
    • The increase in the national debt stems from the last war

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unspoken

  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; tongueless; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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eased

  • adjective satellite (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
    relieved; alleviated.
  • verb move gently or carefully
    ease.
    • He eased himself into the chair

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baseless

  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    unwarranted; groundless; idle; wild; unfounded.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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gnaw

  • verb bite or chew on with the teeth
    • gnaw an old cracker
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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dispel

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; drive out; drive away; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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disappear

  • verb get lost, as without warning or explanation
    go away; vanish.
    • He disappeared without a trace
  • verb become invisible or unnoticeable
    go away; vanish.
    • The effect vanished when day broke

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fewer

  • adjective (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
    • fewer birds came this year
    • the birds are fewer this year
    • fewer trains were late
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    few.
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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vanished

  • adjective satellite having passed out of existence
    • vanished civilizations
  • verb get lost, as without warning or explanation
    go away; vanish; disappear.
    • He disappeared without a trace

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gad

  • noun a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
    spur.
    • cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on
  • noun an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
    generalized anxiety disorder; anxiety reaction.

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conjure

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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needless

  • adjective satellite unnecessary and unwarranted
    uncalled-for; gratuitous.
    • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life
  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf; needle.

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afflict

  • verb cause great unhappiness for; distress
    • she was afflicted by the death of her parents
  • verb cause physical pain or suffering in
    smite.
    • afflict with the plague

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bigger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    larger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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endlessly

  • adverb continuing forever without end
    infinitely.
    • there are infinitely many possibilities
  • adverb with unflagging resolve
    incessantly; ceaselessly; unceasingly; continuously; unendingly.
    • dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste

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distract

  • verb draw someone's attention away from something
    deflect.
    • The thief distracted the bystanders
    • He deflected his competitors
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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excessive

  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; unreasonable.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; exuberant.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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torment

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

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faded

  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; washed-out; bleached.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors
  • verb become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
    melt; fade.
    • The scene begins to fade
    • The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk

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unrealistic

  • adjective not realistic
    • unrealistic expectations
    • prices at unrealistic high levels

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revolved

  • adjective satellite turned in a circle around an axis
    rotated.
  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    revolve; go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire

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incessant

  • adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; unremitting.
    • the ceaseless thunder of surf
    • in constant pain
    • night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
    • the never-ending search for happiness
    • the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
    • man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
    • unremitting demands of hunger

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subside

  • verb wear off or die down
    lessen.
    • The pain subsided
  • verb sink to a lower level or form a depression
    • the valleys subside

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nobody

  • noun a person of no influence
    cipher; nonentity; cypher.

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l

  • noun a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
    litre; liter; cubic decimeter; cubic decimetre.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
    50; fifty.

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parental

  • adjective designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
    paternal; maternal.
    • parental guidance

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escalate

  • verb increase in extent or intensity
    step up; intensify.
    • The Allies escalated the bombing

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banish

  • verb expel from a community or group
    ostracize; blackball; shun; cast out; ban; ostracise.
  • verb ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
    ban.

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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persistent

  • adjective satellite never-ceasing
    unrelenting; relentless.
    • the relentless beat of the drums
  • adjective satellite continually recurring to the mind
    haunting.
    • haunting memories
    • the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

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evaporate

  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize.
    • evaporate milk
  • verb cause to change into a vapor
    vaporise.
    • The chemist evaporated the water

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intrusive

  • adjective tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)
    • she felt her presence there was intrusive
  • adjective of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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hypochondriac

  • noun a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
  • adjective satellite suffering from hypochondria
    hypochondriacal.

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voiced

  • adjective produced with vibration of the vocal cords;
    sonant; soft.
    • a frequently voiced opinion
    • voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'
  • verb give voice to
    voice.
    • He voiced his concern

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pressing

  • noun the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    press; pressure.
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
  • noun a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

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subside

  • verb wear off or die down
    lessen.
    • The pain subsided
  • verb sink to a lower level or form a depression
    • the valleys subside

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nighttime

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; night.

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constantly

  • adverb without variation or change, in every case
    always; invariably.
    • constantly kind and gracious
    • he always arrives on time
  • adverb without interruption
    incessantly; always; forever; perpetually.
    • the world is constantly changing

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deepen

  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions
  • verb become more intense
    intensify.
    • The debate intensified
    • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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whatsoever

  • adjective satellite one or some or every or all without specification
    any; whatever.
    • give me any peaches you don't want
    • not any milk is left
    • any child would know that
    • pick any card
    • any day now
    • cars can be rented at almost any airport
    • at twilight or any other time
    • beyond any doubt
    • need any help we can get
    • give me whatever peaches you don't want
    • no milk whatsoever is left

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legitimate

  • verb make legal
    legitimatize; decriminalize; legitimatise; legalise; legalize; legitimise; decriminalise; legitimize.
    • Marijuana should be legalized
  • verb show or affirm to be just and legitimate

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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existential

  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    experiential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey
  • adjective of or as conceived by existentialism
    • an existential moment of choice

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melted

  • adjective changed from a solid to a liquid state
    liquified; liquid.
    • rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run; melt.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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endless

  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; eternal.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon
  • adjective satellite infinitely great in number
    • endless waves

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intrude

  • verb enter uninvited
    irrupt.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb enter unlawfully on someone's property
    trespass.
    • Don't trespass on my land!

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trivial

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • adjective satellite of little substance or significance
    superficial.
    • a few superficial editorial changes
    • only trivial objections

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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recede

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb retreat
    drop off; fall back; fall behind; lose.

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intensified

  • adjective satellite made more intense
    • the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background
  • verb increase in extent or intensity
    escalate; step up; intensify.
    • The Allies escalated the bombing

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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abound

  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
  • verb be in a state of movement or action
    bristle; burst.
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers

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mom

  • noun informal terms for a mother
    ma; mummy; mommy; mammy; mum; momma; mamma; mama.

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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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alleviate

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; relieve; palliate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb make easier
    ease; facilitate.
    • you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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earthly

  • adjective of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
    • earthly beings
    • believed that our earthly life is all that matters
    • earthly love
    • our earthly home

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persist

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

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pecuniary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    monetary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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dreadfully

  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; awfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
  • adverb in a dreadful manner
    dismally.
    • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

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virgo

(Astron.) (a) A sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of August, marked thus [Virgo] in almanacs. (b) A constellation of the zodiac, now occupying chiefly the sign Libra, and containing the bright star Spica.

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unduly

  • adverb to an undue degree
    • she was unduly pessimistic about her future

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fewest

  • adjective (superlative of `few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number
    • the fewest birds in recent memory
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    few.
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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dissipated

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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agonizing

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    agonising; excruciating; torturous; torturing; harrowing; torturesome.
  • verb cause to agonize
    agonize; agonise.

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