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partial

  • noun the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    partial derivative.
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; overtone.

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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yonder

  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    yon.
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    yon.
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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isometric

  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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graph

  • noun a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities plotted with reference to a set of axes
    graphical record.
  • verb represent by means of a graph
    chart.
    • chart the data

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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adjoin

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    touch; meet; contact.
    • The two buildings touch
    • Their hands touched
    • The wire must not contact the metal cover
    • The surfaces contact at this point

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ambience

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    atmosphere; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambiance.

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tenacious

  • adjective good at remembering
    recollective; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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impend

  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    • Changes are impending

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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telling

  • noun an act of narration
    recounting; relation.
    • he was the hero according to his own relation
    • his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable
  • noun informing by words
    notification; apprisal.

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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propinquity

  • noun the property of being close together
    proximity.

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applicable

  • adjective satellite capable of being applied; having relevance
    • gave applicable examples to support her argument

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in_series

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations
    serial; nonparallel.
    • serial processing

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remoteness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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agnatic

  • adjective satellite related on the father's side
    agnate; paternal.
    • a paternal aunt

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agnate

  • noun one related on the father's side
    patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrilineal kin; patrisib.
  • adjective satellite related on the father's side
    agnatic; paternal.
    • a paternal aunt

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pragmatic

  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction.
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    matter-of-fact; pragmatical.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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nigh

  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call
  • adjective satellite being on the left side
    near.
    • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
    • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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colligate

  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
    subsume.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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immediateness

  • noun the quickness of action or occurrence
    immediacy; instancy; instantaneousness.
    • the immediacy of their response
    • the instancy of modern communication
  • noun lack of an intervening or mediating agency
    immediacy.
    • the immediacy of television coverage

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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snuggled

  • adjective satellite drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    nestled.
    • saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside
    • like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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glumness

  • noun an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
    gloom; gloominess.
    • gloom pervaded the office
  • noun a gloomy ill-tempered feeling
    moroseness; sullenness.

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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butt_against

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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unattached

  • adjective satellite not fastened together
  • adjective not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
    uncommitted.

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hand-to-hand

  • adjective satellite being at close quarters
    • hand-to-hand fighting

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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kindred

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kin group; kin; kinship group.
  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    akin.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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outlying

  • adjective satellite relatively far from a center or middle
    • outlying settlements

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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akin

  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    kindred.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector
  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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affiliated

  • adjective satellite being joined in close association
    connected; attached.
    • affiliated clubs
    • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    assort; associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues

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appressed

  • adjective satellite pressed close to or lying flat against something
    adpressed.
    • adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
    • igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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miasmic

  • adjective satellite of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
    mephitic.
  • adjective satellite filled with vapor
    vapourous; miasmal; vaporous.
    • miasmic jungles
    • a vaporous bog

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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cogent

  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; weighty.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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far-off

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    faraway.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times

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at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    close at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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conjunctive

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; connective.
  • adjective serving or tending to connect

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proximal

  • adjective situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
    • the proximal end of a bone

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apt

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    given; tending; disposed; minded.
    • he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • I am not minded to answer any questions
  • adjective satellite at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    liable.
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget

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bloody

  • verb cover with blood
    • bloody your hands
  • adjective having or covered with or accompanied by blood
    • a bloody nose
    • your scarf is all bloody
    • the effects will be violent and probably bloody
    • a bloody fight

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hyperfocal_distance

  • noun the distance in front of a lens that is focused at infinity beyond which all objects are well defined and clear

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causal

  • adjective satellite involving or constituting a cause; causing
    • a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices

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osculation

  • noun (mathematics) a contact of two curves (or two surfaces) at which they have a common tangent
  • noun the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    buss; kiss.

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reticulate

  • verb form a net or a network
  • verb distribute by a network, as of water or electricity

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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enatic

  • adjective satellite related on the mother's side
    maternal; enate.
    • my maternal grandmother

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locus

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; venue.
  • noun the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

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upcoming

  • adjective satellite of the relatively near future
    coming; forthcoming; approaching.
    • the approaching election
    • this coming Thursday
    • the forthcoming holidays
    • the upcoming spring fashions

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contiguousness

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    adjacency; contiguity.

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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focal_distance

  • noun the distance from a lens to its focus
    focal length.

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adjacency

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    contiguity; contiguousness.

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concatenation

  • noun the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series
  • noun the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc
    • it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances

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consanguine

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; kin; akin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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endpoint

  • noun a place where something ends or is complete
    end point; terminus; termination.

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join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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genius_loci

  • noun the special atmosphere of a place
  • noun the guardian spirit of a place

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impendent

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impending; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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proprietary

  • noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    proprietorship.
  • adjective protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights
    • `Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form

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nexus

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    link.
  • noun a connected series or group

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connate

  • adjective of similar parts or organs; closely joined or united
    • a connate tomato flower
  • adjective satellite related in nature
    cognate.
    • connate qualities

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inaccessible

  • adjective capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
    unaccessible.
  • adjective satellite not capable of being obtained
    untouchable; unprocurable; unobtainable.
    • a rare work, today almost inaccessible
    • timber is virtually unobtainable in the islands
    • untouchable resources buried deep within the earth

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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imminentness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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interconnect

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interlink.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle
  • verb cause to be interconnected or interwoven
    interlink.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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imminent

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; at hand.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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cathetus

(Geom.) One line or radius falling perpendicularly on another; as, the catheti of a right-angled triangle, that is, the two sides that include the right angle. Barlow.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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circumferent

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; surrounding.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside

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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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maternal

  • adjective characteristic of a mother
    • warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers
  • adjective relating to or derived from one's mother
    • maternal genes

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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coming

  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    approach; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    advent.
    • the advent of the computer

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close-hauled

  • adjective satellite having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible

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fray

  • noun a noisy fight
    affray; disturbance; ruffle.
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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remember

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories
  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    think of.
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!

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correlate

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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broadcasting

  • noun a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
    broadcast medium.
  • noun taking part in a radio or tv program

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environ

  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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nearness

  • noun the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
    closeness.
    • the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action

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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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closeness

  • noun a feeling of being intimate and belonging together
    intimacy.
    • their closeness grew as the night wore on
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    stuffiness.

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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adhesive

  • noun a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
    adhesive agent; adhesive material.
  • adjective tending to adhere

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conjunct

  • adjective progressing melodically by intervals of a second
    • conjunct motion of an ascending scale
  • adjective satellite bound in close association
    • conjunct influences
    • conjunct ideas

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affine

  • noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
  • adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations

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conjugation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; junction.
  • noun the inflection of verbs

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interlink

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interconnect.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle
  • verb cause to be interconnected or interwoven
    interconnect.

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coordinated

  • adjective satellite operating as a unit
    unified; co-ordinated; interconnected.
    • a unified utility system
    • a coordinated program
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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interrelate

  • verb be in a relationship with
    relate.
    • How are these two observations related?
  • verb place into a mutual relationship
    • I cannot interrelate these two events

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junction

  • noun the place where two or more things come together
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; conjugation.

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cling

  • noun fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
    clingstone.
  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cohere; cleave; stick; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere

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nestled

  • adjective satellite drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    snuggled.
    • saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside
    • like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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articulation

  • noun the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; join.

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touching

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touch.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    touch.
    • at his touch the room filled with lights

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coreferent

  • adjective satellite related by sharing a symbolic link to a concrete object or an abstraction
    • two expressions are coreferent if they denote the same object or individual

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walk-to

  • adjective satellite close enough to be walked to
    walking.
    • walking distance
    • the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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rest_on

  • verb rest on for support
    lean against; lean on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired
  • verb be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    build on; repose on; build upon.
    • What's this new evidence based on?

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gloom

  • noun a state of partial or total darkness
    sombreness; somberness.
    • he struck a match to dispel the gloom
  • noun a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    gloominess; sombreness; somberness.

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faraway

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    far-off.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times
  • adjective satellite far removed mentally
    • a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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associative

  • adjective characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
    associatory.
    • associative learning

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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contiguous

  • adjective satellite very close or connected in space or time
    immediate.
    • contiguous events
    • immediate contact
    • the immediate vicinity
    • the immediate past
  • adjective satellite connecting without a break; within a common boundary
    conterminous.
    • the 48 conterminous states
    • the contiguous 48 states

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ambiance

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; atmosphere.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambience.

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related

  • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
    related to.
    • painting and the related arts
    • school-related activities
    • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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joined

  • adjective satellite of or relating to two people who are married to each other
    united.
  • verb become part of; become a member of a group or organization
    fall in; join; get together.
    • He joined the Communist Party as a young man

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connect

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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wavelength

  • noun the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
  • noun a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
    • they are on the same wavelength

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gloominess

  • noun an atmosphere of depression and melancholy
    gloom; glumness.
    • gloom pervaded the office
  • noun a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    gloom; sombreness; somberness.

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consanguineal

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineous.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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matrix

  • noun (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
  • noun (geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

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borderline

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; boundary line; mete.
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    marginal.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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complect

  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    interconnect; interlink.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle

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mediated

  • adjective satellite acting or brought about through an intervening agency
    • the mediated settlement brought satisfaction to both sides
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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interconnectedness

  • noun a state of being connected reciprocally
    interconnection.
    • an interconnection between the two buildings

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integrated

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; incorporated; unified.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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umbrella

  • noun a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
  • noun a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets
    • an air umbrella over England

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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enveloping

  • adjective satellite surrounding and closing in on or hemming in
    • the army's enveloping maneuver
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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affinal

  • adjective satellite (anthropology) related by marriage
    affine.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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wheelbase

  • noun the distance from the center of a car's front wheel to the rear axle

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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allied

  • adjective satellite related by common characteristics or ancestry
    • allied species
    • allied studies
  • verb become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
    ally.
    • He allied himself with the Communists

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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close-set

  • adjective satellite set close together
    close set.
    • close-set eyes
    • close-set teeth
    • her eyes are close set

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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relate

  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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juncture

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    occasion.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
    critical point; crossroads.
    • at that juncture he had no idea what to do
    • he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point

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circumferential

  • adjective satellite lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts
    • circumferential highways around cities

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hollywood

  • noun the film industry of the United States
  • noun a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry
    • some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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attach

  • verb cause to be attached
  • verb be attached; be in contact with

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seafaring

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; sailing.
  • noun travel by water
    water travel.

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milage

  • noun distance measured in miles
    mileage.

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tangency

  • noun the state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing
  • noun (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    contact.
    • they forget to solder the contacts

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farawayness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farness; remoteness.

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exploded

  • adjective satellite showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another
    • the manufacturer provided an exploded view of the apparatus
  • verb cause to burst with a violent release of energy
    explode; detonate; blow up; set off.
    • We exploded the nuclear bomb

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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immediate

  • adjective satellite of the present time and place
    • the immediate revisions
  • adjective satellite very close or connected in space or time
    contiguous.
    • contiguous events
    • immediate contact
    • the immediate vicinity
    • the immediate past

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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interrelated

  • adjective satellite reciprocally connected
    interconnected.
  • verb be in a relationship with
    relate; interrelate.
    • How are these two observations related?

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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hug

  • noun a tight or amorous embrace
    squeeze; clinch.
    • come here and give me a big hug
  • verb squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    squeeze; embrace; bosom.
    • Hug me, please
    • They embraced
    • He hugged her close to him

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unlikely

  • adjective not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    improbable.
    • legislation on the question is highly unlikely
    • an improbable event
  • adjective has little chance of being the case or coming about
    • an unlikely story
    • an unlikely candidate for reelection
    • a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism

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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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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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uninterrupted

  • adjective satellite having undisturbed continuity
    • a convalescent needs uninterrupted sleep
  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    continuous.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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linked

  • adjective satellite connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks
    joined; coupled.
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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isolated

  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    stray.
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate; insulate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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physical_contact

  • noun the act of touching physically
    contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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interconnection

  • noun a state of being connected reciprocally
    interconnectedness.
    • an interconnection between the two buildings
  • noun (computer science) the act of interconnecting (wires or computers or theories etc.)

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online

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    on-line.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    on-line.
    • an on-line database

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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mileage

  • noun distance measured in miles
    milage.
  • noun the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned
    fuel consumption rate; gasoline mileage; gas mileage.

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ordinate

  • noun the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    consecrate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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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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immediacy

  • noun lack of an intervening or mediating agency
    immediateness.
    • the immediacy of television coverage
  • noun immediate intuitive awareness
    immediate apprehension.

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connected

  • adjective satellite being joined in close association
    affiliated; attached.
    • affiliated clubs
    • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; connect; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms

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enate

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrilineal kin; matrikin.
  • adjective satellite related on the mother's side
    enatic; maternal.
    • my maternal grandmother

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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tie_in

  • verb be in connection with something relevant
    • This ties in closely with his earlier remarks
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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apposite

  • adjective satellite being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
    pertinent; apt.
    • the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images
    • an apt reply

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neighboring

  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    conterminous; contiguous; adjacent.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities
  • verb live or be located as a neighbor
    neighbour; neighbor.
    • the neighboring house

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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contradictory

  • noun two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
    • `perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms

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consanguineous

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineal.

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miasm

  • noun an unwholesome atmosphere
    miasma.
    • the novel spun a miasma of death and decay
  • noun unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
    miasma.
    • the miasma of the marshes
    • a miasma of cigar smoke

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joining

  • noun the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
    connection; connexion.
    • the joining of hands around the table
    • there was a connection via the internet
  • verb become part of; become a member of a group or organization
    fall in; join; get together.
    • He joined the Communist Party as a young man

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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far-flung

  • adjective satellite distributed over a considerable extent
    widespread.
    • far-flung trading operations
    • the West's far-flung mountain ranges
    • widespread nuclear fallout
  • adjective satellite remote
    • far-flung corners of the Empire

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diametric

  • adjective related to or along a diameter
    diametrical; diametral.
    • the diametral plane
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    polar; diametrical; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • 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; copulation; coitus; coition.

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disjoined

  • adjective satellite have the connection undone; having become separate
    separate.
  • verb make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
    disjoint; disjoin.

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unconnected

  • adjective not joined or linked together
  • adjective satellite not connected by birth or family

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paternal

  • adjective belonging to or inherited from one's father
    • spent his childhood on the paternal farm
    • paternal traits
  • adjective characteristic of a father

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cohesiveness

  • noun the state of cohering or sticking together
    cohesion; coherence; coherency.
  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky
    gluiness; gumminess; glueyness; viscidness; ropiness; tackiness; viscidity.

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continuity

  • noun uninterrupted connection or union
  • noun a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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triangle

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    trilateral; trigon.
  • noun something approximating the shape of a triangle
    • the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle

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butt_on

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

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impinging

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    contact; striking.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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conjunction

  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; co-occurrence; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; junction; conjugation.

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unmediated

  • adjective satellite having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
    direct.
    • in direct sunlight
    • in direct contact with the voters
    • direct exposure to the disease
    • a direct link
    • the direct cause of the accident
    • direct vote

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free-associate

  • verb associate freely
    • Let's associate freely to bring up old memories

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remove

  • noun degree of figurative distance or separation;
    • just one remove from madness" or "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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distant

  • adjective separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
    • distant villages
    • the sound of distant traffic
    • a distant sound
    • a distant telephone call
  • adjective far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    remote.
    • a distant cousin
    • a remote relative
    • a distant likeness
    • considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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approaching

  • noun the event of one object coming closer to another
    approach.
  • noun the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    coming; approach.
    • the approach of winter

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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farthest

  • adjective satellite (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    uttermost; furthest; utmost; furthermost; farthermost.
    • had traveled to the farthest frontier
    • don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree
    • explored the furthest reaches of space
    • the utmost tip of the peninsula
  • adverb to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
    furthest.
    • see who could jump the farthest
    • chose the farthest seat from the door
    • he swam the furthest

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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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identify

  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    place.
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
  • verb give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    name.
    • Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
    • The almanac identifies the auspicious months

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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forthcoming

  • adjective satellite at ease in talking to others
    extroverted; outgoing.
  • adjective satellite of the relatively near future
    coming; upcoming; approaching.
    • the approaching election
    • this coming Thursday
    • the forthcoming holidays
    • the upcoming spring fashions

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connective

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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bound_up

  • adjective satellite closely or inseparably connected or associated with
    • his career is bound up with the fortunes of the enterprise
  • adjective satellite deeply devoted to
    wrapped up.
    • bound up in her teaching
    • is wrapped up in his family

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genius

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein
  • noun unusual mental ability
    brilliance.

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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concatenate

  • verb combine two strings to form a single one
  • verb add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series
    • concatenate terms
    • concatenate characters

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focal_length

  • noun the distance from a lens to its focus
    focal distance.

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communicatory

  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicative.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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linkage

  • noun an associative relation
  • noun (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
    gene linkage.

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machine-accessible

  • adjective satellite stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer
    connected.

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cleave

  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; split.
    • cleave the bone
  • verb make by cutting into
    • The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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scalelike

  • adjective satellite reduced to a small appressed thing that resembles a scale
    • scalelike leaves

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utterance

  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    vocalization.

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lean_against

  • verb rest on for support
    rest on; lean on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired

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nearby

  • adjective satellite close at hand
    • the nearby towns
    • concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus
  • adverb not far away in relative terms
    • she works nearby
    • the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars

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relevant

  • adjective having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
    • the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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miasma

  • noun an unwholesome atmosphere
    miasm.
    • the novel spun a miasma of death and decay
  • noun unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
    miasm.
    • the miasma of the marshes
    • a miasma of cigar smoke

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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twin

  • noun either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Gemini.

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cohere

  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cleave; stick; cling; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere
  • verb cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    • Religion can cohere social groups

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connexion

  • noun a connecting shape
    link; connection.
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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have_in_mind

  • verb intend to refer to
    think of; mean.
    • I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France
    • Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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relatedness

  • noun a particular manner of connectedness
    • the relatedness of all living things

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adpressed

  • adjective satellite pressed close to or lying flat against something
    appressed.
    • adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
    • igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson

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nonparallel

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations
    serial; in series.
    • serial processing
  • adjective satellite (of e.g. lines or paths) not parallel; converging

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corresponding

  • adjective satellite accompanying
    • all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; correspond; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

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agglutinate

  • verb string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)
  • verb clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.

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coherence

  • noun the state of cohering or sticking together
    cohesion; cohesiveness; coherency.
  • noun logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
    coherency.

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circumference

  • noun the size of something as given by the distance around it
    perimeter.
  • noun the boundary line encompassing an area or object
    circuit.
    • he had walked the full circumference of his land
    • a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe

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coherent

  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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close_together

  • adjective satellite located close together
    approximate.
    • with heads close together
    • approximate leaves grow together but are not united

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coherency

  • noun the state of cohering or sticking together
    cohesion; cohesiveness; coherence.
  • noun logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
    coherence.

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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utmost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    uttermost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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reciprocal

  • noun something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • risk is the reciprocal of safety
  • noun (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
    multiplicative inverse.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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leaning

  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; tendency.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; proclivity.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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furthermost

  • adjective satellite (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    uttermost; furthest; utmost; farthest; farthermost.
    • had traveled to the farthest frontier
    • don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree
    • explored the furthest reaches of space
    • the utmost tip of the peninsula

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interconnected

  • adjective satellite reciprocally connected
    interrelated.
  • verb be interwoven or interconnected
    complect; interconnect; interlink.
    • The bones are interconnected via the muscle

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spread_over

  • verb form a cover over
    cover.
    • The grass covered the grave

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coupled

  • adjective satellite joined together especially in a pair or pairs
    conjugated; conjugate.
  • verb bring two objects, ideas, or people together
    pair; couple; mate; twin; match.
    • This fact is coupled to the other one
    • Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?
    • The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project

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engaged

  • adjective satellite having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
    occupied.
    • she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities
    • deeply engaged in conversation
  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion

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contiguity

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    adjacency; contiguousness.

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hour_angle

  • noun the angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer's meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body
  • noun (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day
    HA.

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ambient

  • adjective satellite completely enveloping
    • the ambient air
    • ambient sound
    • the ambient temperature

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march

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.

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asternal

  • adjective satellite not connected to the sternum or breastbone
    • asternal ribs

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diametrical

  • adjective related to or along a diameter
    diametric; diametral.
    • the diametral plane
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    polar; diametric; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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unite

  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify.
  • verb become one
    merge; unify.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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conterminous

  • adjective satellite connecting without a break; within a common boundary
    contiguous.
    • the 48 conterminous states
    • the contiguous 48 states
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; contiguous; adjacent.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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connectedness

  • noun the state of being connected
    connection; link.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connexion.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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mephitic

  • adjective satellite of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
    miasmic.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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wired

  • adjective equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service
    • a well-wired house
  • verb provide with electrical circuits
    wire.
    • wire the addition to the house

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kin

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kinsperson; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family
  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kinship group.

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affined

  • adjective satellite closely related
    • syllable to blessed syllable affined"- Wallace Stevens

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focal

  • adjective satellite having or localized centrally at a focus
    • focal point
    • focal infection
  • adjective of or relating to a focus
    • focal length

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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consistency

  • noun the property of holding together and retaining its shape
    body; consistence; eubstance.
    • wool has more body than rayon
    • when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake
  • noun a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
    consistence.

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nonadjacent

  • adjective satellite not adjacent; not next

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unified

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; integrated; incorporated.
  • verb become one
    merge; unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge

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proximity

  • noun the property of being close together
    propinquity.
  • noun the region close around a person or thing

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think_of

  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    remember.
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!
  • verb take into consideration, have in view
    think about; flirt with; entertain; toy with.
    • He entertained the notion of moving to South America

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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communicative

  • adjective of or relating to communication
    • communicative arts
  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicatory.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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bugged

  • adjective satellite having hidden electronic eavesdropping devices
    • wired hotel rooms
    • even the car is bugged
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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farther

  • adjective satellite more distant in especially space or time
    • they live in the farther house
  • adjective satellite more distant in especially degree
    further.
    • nothing could be further from the truth
    • further from our expectations
    • farther from the truth
    • farther from our expectations

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forthcomingness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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flavor

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; smack; relish.

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impending

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement
  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    impend.
    • Changes are impending

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relevancy

  • noun the relation of something to the matter at hand
    relevance.

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out-of-town

  • adjective satellite happening in or being of another town or city
    • an out-of-town tryout
    • an out-of-town school

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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apart

  • adjective satellite remote and separate physically or socially
    obscure; isolated.
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
  • adjective satellite having characteristics not shared by others
    • scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush

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out-of-the-way

  • adjective satellite out of the ordinary
    • out-of-the-way information
  • adjective satellite improper or even offensive
    • out-of-the-way remarks

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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side_by_side

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    adjacent; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite closely related or associated
    • a city in which communism and democracy had to live side by side

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unification

  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    merger; fusion.
  • noun the state of being joined or united or linked
    union.
    • there is strength in union

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jointure

  • noun (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
    legal jointure.
  • noun the act of making or becoming a single unit
    union; uniting; unification; conjugation.
    • the union of opposing factions
    • he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

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pertinent

  • adjective satellite having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand
    • a list of articles pertinent to the discussion
    • remarks that were to the point
  • adjective satellite being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
    apposite; apt.
    • the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images
    • an apt reply

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co-ordinated

  • adjective satellite intentionally matched
    coordinated; matching.
    • curtains and walls were color coordinated
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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descendant

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendent.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendent.

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farthermost

  • adjective satellite (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    uttermost; furthest; utmost; farthest; furthermost.
    • had traveled to the farthest frontier
    • don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree
    • explored the furthest reaches of space
    • the utmost tip of the peninsula

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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blood-related

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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accessible

  • adjective capable of being reached
    • a town accessible by rail
  • adjective satellite capable of being read with comprehension
    approachable.
    • readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader
    • the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels

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cognate

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; blood relation; sib.
  • noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
    cognate word.

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well-connected

  • adjective satellite connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position
    • a well-connected Edinburgh family

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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separated

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    set-apart; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
  • verb act as a barrier between; stand between
    divide; separate.
    • The mountain range divides the two countries

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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reticular

  • adjective resembling or forming a network
    reticulate.
    • the reticulate veins of a leaf
    • a reticulated highway system

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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unaccessible

  • adjective capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
    inaccessible.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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leap

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bounce; bound; saltation.
  • noun an abrupt transition
    jump; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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rub

  • noun an unforeseen obstacle
    hang-up; snag; hitch.
  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    wipe.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub

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imminence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminency; impendency.

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imminency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; impendency.

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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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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off_the_beaten_track

  • adjective satellite remote from populous or much-traveled regions
    out-of-the-way.
    • they found a quiet out-of-the-way resort

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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age-related

  • adjective satellite changing (increasing or decreasing) as an individual's age increases

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alliance

  • noun the state of being allied or confederated
    confederation.
  • noun a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
    bond.
    • the shifting alliances within a large family
    • their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them

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communication

  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communicating.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow
  • noun something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

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associable

  • adjective satellite capable of being associated
    • words associable with politics

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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articulate

  • verb provide with a joint
    joint.
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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involvement

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; participation.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun a connection of inclusion or containment
    • he escaped involvement in the accident
    • there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen

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lean_on

  • verb rest on for support
    lean against; rest on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired

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attachable

  • adjective capable of being fastened or added to something else
    • a handle attachable by two bolts

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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question

  • noun an instance of questioning
    enquiry; inquiry; interrogation; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun the subject matter at issue
    head.
    • the question of disease merits serious discussion
    • under the head of minor Roman poets

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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uniting

  • noun the combination of two or more commercial companies
    merger; amalgamation.
  • noun the act of making or becoming a single unit
    union; unification; jointure; conjugation.
    • the union of opposing factions
    • he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; 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 how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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on-line

  • adjective on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system
    online.
    • on-line industries
  • adjective connected to a computer network or accessible by computer
    online.
    • an on-line database

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antecedent

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; ancestor; ascendant; root.
  • noun a preceding occurrence or cause or event

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associatory

  • adjective characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
    associative.
    • associative learning

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juxtaposed

  • adjective satellite placed side by side often for comparison
    • juxtaposed pictures
  • verb place side by side
    juxtapose.
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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syndicate

  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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removed

  • adjective satellite separated in relationship by a given degree of descent
    • a cousin once removed
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take; remove.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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raising

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; elevation.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; nurture.

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flavour

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    flavor.

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colligation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    conjunction; junction; conjugation.
  • noun the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis

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attached

  • adjective satellite being joined in close association
    affiliated; connected.
    • affiliated clubs
    • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
  • verb cause to be attached
    attach.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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long-distance

  • adjective of or relating to or being a long-distance telephone call
    • a long-distance call
    • a long-distance transmission line
    • a long-distance operator
  • adjective satellite covering a long distance
    • a long-distance runner
    • a long-distance freight train
    • she ran off with a long-distance truck driver

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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close_set

  • adjective satellite set close together
    close-set.
    • close-set eyes
    • close-set teeth
    • her eyes are close set

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covert

  • noun a flock of coots
  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; screen; cover.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

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altitudinous

  • adjective satellite indefinitely high; lofty

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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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asynchronous

  • adjective (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself
  • adjective not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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close_at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    impendent; impending; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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yon

  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    yonder.
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    yonder.
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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mutual

  • adjective satellite common to or shared by two or more parties
    common.
    • a common friend
    • the mutual interests of management and labor
  • adjective concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return
    reciprocal.
    • reciprocal aid
    • reciprocal trade
    • mutual respect
    • reciprocal privileges at other clubs

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polygon

  • noun a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
    polygonal shape.

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cohesive

  • adjective satellite causing cohesion
    • a cohesive agent
  • adjective satellite cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated
    • a cohesive organization

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farness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; remoteness.

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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smell

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; olfactory property.

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uttermost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    utmost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    utmost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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polar

  • adjective satellite having a pair of equal and opposite charges
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    diametrical; diametric; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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vertex

  • noun the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
  • noun the highest point (of something)
    apex; peak; acme.
    • at the peak of the pyramid

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yardage

  • noun distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
    • what is the yardage of this golf course?

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outback

  • noun the bush country of the interior of Australia
  • adjective satellite inaccessible and sparsely populated;
    remote.

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furthest

  • adjective satellite (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    uttermost; utmost; farthest; furthermost; farthermost.
    • had traveled to the farthest frontier
    • don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree
    • explored the furthest reaches of space
    • the utmost tip of the peninsula
  • adverb to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)
    farthest.
    • went the furthest of all the children in her education
    • furthest removed from reality
    • she goes farthest in helping us

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correlated

  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlative; correlate.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    correlate.
    • Do these facts correlate?

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remote

  • noun a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
    remote control.
    • he lost the remote for his TV
  • adjective satellite located far away spatially
    distant.
    • distant lands
    • remote stars

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coupling

  • noun a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
    yoke.
  • noun a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
    coupler.

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uncoupled

  • adjective satellite having the coupling undone
    • the uncoupled caboose rolled down the incline
  • verb disconnect or separate
    uncouple; decouple.
    • uncouple the hounds

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mean_distance

  • noun the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    time interval.
  • noun a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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cohesion

  • noun the state of cohering or sticking together
    cohesiveness; coherence; coherency.
  • noun (botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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proximate

  • adjective closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects
    • news of his proximate arrival
    • interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals
  • adjective satellite very close in space or time
    • proximate words
    • proximate houses

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