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crystallise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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represent

  • verb take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    correspond; stand for.
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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camber

  • noun a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    cant; bank.

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consider

  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do
  • verb give careful consideration to
    study.
    • consider the possibility of moving

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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crosshairs

  • noun a center of interest
    • the war on terrorism has put Saddam Hussein in the crosshairs

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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tote

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    tote bag; holdall; carryall.
  • verb carry with difficulty
    tug; lug.
    • You'll have to lug this suitcase

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gang

  • noun an association of criminals
    mob; ring; pack.
    • police tried to break up the gang
    • a pack of thieves
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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recode

  • verb put into a different code; rearrange mentally
    • People recode and restructure information in order to remember it

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dish

  • noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • noun a particular item of prepared food
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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catheterize

  • verb insert a catheter into (a body part)
    catheterise.
    • catheterize the patient's bladder

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depressurise

  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; decompress.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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catenate

  • verb arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores
    catenulate.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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depressurize

  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurise; decompress.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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catheterise

  • verb insert a catheter into (a body part)
    catheterize.
    • catheterize the patient's bladder

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concenter

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; concentre; focus.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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behoove

  • verb be appropriate or necessary
    behove.
    • It behooves us to reflect on this matter

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refocus

  • verb focus once again; The physicist refocused the light beam"
  • verb focus anew
    • The group needs to refocus its goals

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send

  • verb cause to go somewhere
    direct.
    • The explosion sent the car flying in the air
    • She sent her children to camp
    • He directed all his energies into his dissertation
  • verb to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    send out.
    • He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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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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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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settle_down

  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle.
    • dust settled on the roofs
  • verb become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    settle; root; take root; steady down.
    • He finally settled down

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european_community

  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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adapt

  • verb make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    accommodate.
    • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
  • verb adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
    conform; adjust.
    • We must adjust to the bad economic situation

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encircle

  • verb form a circle around
    circle.
    • encircle the errors
  • verb bind with something round or circular
    gird.

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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ladle

  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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voicing

  • noun the act of adjusting an organ pipe (or wind instrument) so that it conforms to the standards of tone and pitch and color
  • verb give voice to
    voice.
    • He voiced his concern

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regularise

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularize.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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rhyme

  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rime.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    verse.

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distort

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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balancing

  • noun getting two things to correspond
    reconciliation.
    • the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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scour

  • noun a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  • verb examine minutely
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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mixing

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; commixture; admixture.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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scale_up

  • verb increase proportionally
    • scale up the model

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skew

  • verb turn or place at an angle
    • the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed
  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    skewed.
    • the picture was skew

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bring_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; let down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb cause the downfall of; of rulers
    subvert; overturn; overthrow.
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class

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come_close

  • verb nearly do something
    • She came close to quitting her job
  • verb be close or similar
    approximate.
    • Her results approximate my own

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arrange

  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
  • verb make arrangements for
    fix up.
    • Can you arrange a meeting with the President?

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forking

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    furcation.
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; ramification.

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keep_going

  • verb continue uninterrupted
    run on.
    • The disease will run on unchecked
    • The party kept going until 4 A.M.
  • verb suffice for a period between two points
    tide over; bridge over.
    • This money will keep us going for another year

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common_market

  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; EC; European Economic Community; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; 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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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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global_organization

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    world organization; international organization; world organisation; international organisation.

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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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call_back

  • verb cause to be returned
    recall; call in; withdraw.
    • recall the defective auto tires
    • The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt
  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; recollect; 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

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unify

  • verb become one
    merge; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; mingle; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance

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adjust

  • verb alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
    set; correct.
    • Adjust the clock, please
    • correct the alignment of the front wheels
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • 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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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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unifying

  • adjective satellite combining into a single unit
    consolidative.
  • verb become one
    merge; unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge

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optics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  • noun optical properties
    • the optics of a telescope

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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orientate

  • verb determine one's position with reference to another point
    orient.
    • We had to orient ourselves in the forest

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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holography

  • noun the branch of optics that deals with the use of coherent light from a laser in order to make a hologram that can then be used to create a three-dimensional image

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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sit_down

  • verb take a seat
    sit.
  • verb show to a seat; assign a seat for
    sit; seat.
    • The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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twine

  • noun a lightweight cord
    string.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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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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installing

  • noun the act of installing something (as equipment)
    installation; installment; instalment.
    • the telephone installation took only a few minutes
  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; install; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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comforting

  • adjective satellite providing freedom from worry
    cheering; satisfying.
  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    soothe; comfort; console; solace.

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earth

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

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homologize

  • verb be homologous
    • A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs
  • verb make homologous
    homologise.

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cartel

  • noun a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    corporate trust; trust; combine.
    • they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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harden

  • verb become hard or harder
    indurate.
    • The wax hardened
  • verb make hard or harder
    indurate.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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intermingle

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermix; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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centering

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; focussing; focus; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
    snap.
    • the quarterback fumbled the snap

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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equilibrise

  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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tide_over

  • verb suffice for a period between two points
    keep going; bridge over.
    • This money will keep us going for another year

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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set_down

  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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install

  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    instal.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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aline

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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live_up_to

  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    satisfy; fulfill; fulfil.

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shelve

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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modify

  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage
  • verb add a modifier to a constituent
    qualify.

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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synchronoscope

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchroniser; synchroscope.

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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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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address

  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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ahead

  • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
    leading; in the lead.
    • he is ahead by a pawn
    • the leading team in the pennant race
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; before.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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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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synchronism

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves

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fit_the_bill

  • verb be what is needed or be good enough for what is required
    fill the bill.
    • Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?

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focusing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focus; focal point.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun the act of bringing into focus
    focalization; focalisation.

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lay_over

  • verb interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
    stop over.
    • We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil
  • verb place on top of
    superimpose; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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make_clean

  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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engrossment

  • noun complete attention; intense mental effort
    immersion; absorption; concentration.
  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; preoccupancy; preoccupation.

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summate

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
  • verb form or constitute a cumulative effect

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crystallize

  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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proportionality

  • noun a ratio of two quantities that is constant
  • noun harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    balance; proportion.
    • in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin

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pillow

  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    rest.
    • pillow your head

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alphabetize

  • verb arrange in alphabetical order
    alphabetise.
    • Alphabetize the list
  • verb provide with an alphabet
    • Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages

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shuffle

  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    make; shuffling.
  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shamble; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old

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proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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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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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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coinciding

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; simultaneous; coincident; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • verb go with, fall together
    co-occur; coincide; cooccur.

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systematize

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematise; systemize; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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plonk

  • noun a cheap wine of inferior quality
  • noun the noise of something dropping (as into liquid)

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clock_golf

  • noun a form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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establish

  • verb set up or found
    found; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; institute.
    • establish a new department

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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set_back

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb slow down the progress of; hinder
    • His late start set him back

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casket

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    coffin.
  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    jewel casket.

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concoct

  • verb make a concoction (of) by mixing
  • verb prepare or cook by mixing ingredients
    cook up.
    • concoct a strange mixture

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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assiduousness

  • noun great and constant diligence and attention
    concentration; assiduity.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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postpose

  • verb place after another constituent in the sentence
    • Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them

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pigeonhole

  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment
    cubbyhole.

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gradate

  • verb arrange according to grades
    • These lines are gradated
  • verb pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another
    • The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it

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coalesce

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well
  • verb fuse or cause to grow together

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duplicate

  • noun something additional of the same kind
    extra.
    • he always carried extras in case of an emergency
  • noun a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    duplication.
    • he made a duplicate for the files

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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totality

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    entirety; integrality; entireness.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction
  • noun the quality of being complete and indiscriminate
    • the totality of war and its consequences
    • the all-embracing totality of the state

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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cram

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; chock up.
    • the theater was jampacked
  • verb put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
    • cram books into the suitcase

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sharpen

  • verb make sharp or sharper
    • sharpen the knives
  • verb make crisp or more crisp and precise
    • We had to sharpen our arguments

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instal

  • verb set up for use
    set up; install; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    install.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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snapline

  • noun a chalked string used in the building trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface
    snap line; chalk line.

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particularistic

  • adjective relating to particularism (exclusive interest in one group or class or sect etc.)
    • a particularistic-seeming statement

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pressurize

  • verb increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
    supercharge; pressurise.
  • verb maintain a certain pressure
    pressurise.
    • the airplane cabin is pressurized
    • pressurize a space suit

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soak_up

  • verb take in, also metaphorically
    draw; take up; imbibe; absorb; take in; suck up; suck; sop up.
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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plump_down

  • verb drop heavily
    plonk down; plank down.
  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plunk down; plonk; flump; plump; plank.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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align

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table
  • verb be or come into adjustment with

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synchronize

  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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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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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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aligned

  • adjective brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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synchronizer

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronoscope; synchroniser; synchroscope.

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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even_off

  • verb adjust for
    make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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consort

  • noun the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    choir.

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debark

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

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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wadding

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    packing; packing material.
  • verb compress into a wad
    compact; wad; bundle; pack.
    • wad paper into the box

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coalition

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; alignment.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body
    fusion.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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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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fulfill

  • verb put in effect
    fulfil; execute; accomplish; carry out; carry through; action.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation
  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    satisfy; fulfil; live up to.

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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catoptrics

  • noun branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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bivouac

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; camp; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; camping site; campsite; camping area; camping ground; campground.

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defer

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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synchronized

  • adjective satellite operating in unison
    synchronised.
    • the synchronized flapping of a bird's wings
  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronize; synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts

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gratify

  • verb make happy or satisfied
    satisfy.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    pander; indulge.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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accept

  • verb consider or hold as true
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
  • verb receive willingly something given or offered
    have; take.
    • The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter
    • I won't have this dog in my house!
    • Please accept my present

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involve

  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business
  • verb engage as a participant
    • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

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foist

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

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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yarn

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    recital; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    thread.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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place_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    put down; set down.
    • set down your bags here

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synchronise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; contemporise; contemporize.
  • verb make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    synchronize.
    • synchronize this film

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stick_in

  • verb insert casually
    insert; sneak in; slip in.
    • She slipped in a reference to her own work
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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axis

  • noun a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • noun the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

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normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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antiparallel

  • adjective satellite (especially of vectors) parallel but oppositely directed
    • antiparallel vectors

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lay_to_rest

  • verb place in a grave or tomb
    inhume; inter; bury; entomb.
    • Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square
    • The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids
    • My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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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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organization_of_american_states

  • noun an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
    OAS.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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put_away

  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    lock up; shut up; lock; lock in; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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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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horizontal_bar

  • noun gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends
    high bar.

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opine

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; imagine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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commix

  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; unify; mingle.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance

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even_out

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make level or straight
    even; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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okay

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; O.K.; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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league_of_nations

  • noun an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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suppose

  • verb express a supposition
    say.
    • Let us say that he did not tell the truth
    • Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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systemise

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systematise; systemize.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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political_science

  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    politics; government.

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horizontal

  • noun something that is oriented horizontally
  • adjective parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
    • a horizontal surface

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synchrony

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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prepose

  • verb place before another constituent in the sentence; Japanese postposes them"
    • English preposes the adpositions

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hang_up

  • verb put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
  • verb cause to be hanging or suspended
    hang.
    • Hang that picture on the wall

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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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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resemble

  • verb appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to
    • She resembles her mother very much
    • This paper resembles my own work

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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correspond

  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; 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
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    equate.

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corral

  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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cascade

  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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synchronization

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronisation; synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves
  • noun an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    synchronising; synchronisation; synchronizing.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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remand

  • noun the act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)
  • verb refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision
    send back; remit.

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alloy

  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    metal.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    admixture.

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lay_out

  • verb lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
    range; array; set out.
    • lay out the clothes
    • lay out the arguments
  • verb get ready for a particular purpose or event
    set; set up.
    • set up an experiment
    • set the table
    • lay out the tools for the surgery

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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focalisation

  • noun the confinement of an infection to a limited area
    focalization.
  • noun the act of bringing into focus
    focusing; focalization.

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interstratify

  • verb arrange rocks in alternating strata

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deform

  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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hand-build

  • verb make without a potter's wheel
    coil; handbuild.
    • This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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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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ensnare

  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    entrap; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; entrap; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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reorient

  • verb orient once again, after a disorientation
    reorientate.
  • verb cause to turn

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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citify

  • verb accustom to urban ways
    • Immigration will citify the country?

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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accrete

  • verb grow together (of plants and organs)
    • After many years the rose bushes grew together
  • verb grow or become attached by accretion
    • The story accreted emotion

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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change_integrity

  • verb change in physical make-up

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envisage

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; ideate; imagine.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?

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golfing

  • noun playing golf
    • he goes south every winter for the golfing
  • verb play golf
    golf.

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reseat

  • verb provide with a new seat
    • reseat the old broken chair
  • verb provide with new seats
    • reseat Carnegie Hall

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assiduity

  • noun great and constant diligence and attention
    concentration; assiduousness.

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organization_of_petroleum-exporting_countries

  • noun an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
    OPEC.

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fall_in_line

  • verb agree on (a position)

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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equilibrize

  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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strand

  • noun a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
    • he tried to pick up the strands of his former life
    • I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously
  • noun line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

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put_together

  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; set up; tack; assemble; piece.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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carve

  • verb form by carving
    • Carve a flower from the ice
  • verb engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    chip at.
    • carve one's name into the bark

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postpone

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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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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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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wto

  • noun an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
    World Trade Organization.

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misalignment

  • noun the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned

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tote_up

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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put_up

  • verb place so as to be noticed
    post.
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
  • verb mount or put up
    provide; offer.
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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aggregative

  • adjective satellite formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole
    aggregate; mass; aggregated.
    • aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year
    • the aggregated amount of indebtedness

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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synchronisation

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves
  • noun an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    synchronising; synchronization; synchronizing.

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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scatter

  • noun a haphazard distribution in all directions
    spread.
  • noun the act of scattering
    scattering; strewing.

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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execute

  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed
  • verb murder in a planned fashion
    • The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed

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medal_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    stroke play.

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verifying

  • adjective satellite serving to support or corroborate
    collateral; verificatory; validating; substantiative; confirming; confirmatory; corroboratory; corroborative; substantiating; validatory; confirmative.
    • collateral evidence
  • verb confirm the truth of
    verify.
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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assonate

  • verb correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance
    • The accented vowels assonated in this poem

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unionize

  • verb recruit for a union or organize into a union
    unionise.
    • We don't allow people to come into our plant and try to unionize the workers
  • verb form or join a union
    organize; organise; unionise.
    • The auto workers decided to unionize

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merge

  • verb become one
    unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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affiliate

  • noun a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
  • noun a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
    • network affiliates

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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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locate

  • verb discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
    turn up.
    • Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?
    • My search turned up nothing
  • verb determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    situate.
    • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
    • Locate the boundaries of the property

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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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crystalize

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalise; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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combinatory

  • adjective marked by or relating to or resulting from combination
    combinative.
  • adjective satellite relating to or involving combinations
    combinatorial; combinative.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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harm

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    injury; trauma; hurt.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    impairment; damage.

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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retrieve

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb go for and bring back
    • retrieve the car from the parking garage

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feed_in

  • verb introduce continuously
    feed.
    • feed carrots into a food processor

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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systematise

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systemize; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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reduce

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb make less complex
    • reduce a problem to a single question

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synchroniser

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchronoscope; synchroscope.

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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constitute

  • verb form or compose
    represent; be; comprise; make up.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb create and charge with a task or function
    appoint; nominate; name.
    • nominate a committee

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stroke_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    medal play.

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calibrate

  • verb make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    fine-tune; graduate.
    • calibrate an instrument
    • graduate a cylinder
  • verb mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units
    • he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale

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combining

  • noun an occurrence that results in things being united
    combine.
  • noun the act of combining things to form a new whole
    compounding; combination.

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organization_for_the_prohibition_of_chemical_weapons

  • noun international organization for chemical disarmament; administers the Chemical Weapons Convention
    OPCW.

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focalize

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalise.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; concentre; focus; concenter.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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orient

  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    eastern hemisphere.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    East.

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tabulate

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularise; tabularize.
  • verb shape or cut with a flat surface

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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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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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trench

  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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accomplish

  • verb put in effect
    fulfil; execute; carry out; carry through; action; fulfill.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation
  • verb to gain with effort
    reach; attain; achieve.
    • she achieved her goal despite setbacks

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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rigging

  • noun gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
    tackle.
  • noun formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
    rig.

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repositioning

  • noun the act of placing in a new position
  • verb change place or direction
    reposition; shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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go_around

  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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integrative

  • adjective combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
  • adjective satellite tending to consolidate
    consolidative.

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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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combinatorial

  • adjective satellite relating to or involving combinations
    combinatory; combinative.
  • adjective satellite relating to the combination and arrangement of elements in sets

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equate

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    correspond.

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intermix

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermingle; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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collate

  • verb compare critically; of texts
  • verb to assemble in proper sequence
    • collate the papers

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restraint

  • noun the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
    • the unlawful restraint of trade
  • noun discipline in personal and social activities
    control.
    • he was a model of polite restraint
    • she never lost control of herself

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contemporise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; synchronise; contemporize.
  • verb arrange or represent events so that they co-occur
    synchronize; synchronise; contemporize.
    • synchronize biblical events

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north_atlantic_treaty_organization

  • noun an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
    NATO.

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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replant

  • verb plant again or anew
    • They replanted the land
    • He replanted the seedlings

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contemporize

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; synchronise; contemporise.
  • verb arrange or represent events so that they co-occur
    synchronize; synchronise; contemporise.
    • synchronize biblical events

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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look_like

  • verb bear a physical resemblance to
    • She looks like her mother

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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ec

  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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reshuffle

  • noun a redistribution of something
    • there was a reshuffle of cabinet officers
  • noun shuffling again
    reshuffling.
    • the gambler demanded a reshuffle

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gaol

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; jail; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; jail; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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qualify

  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    measure up.
  • verb pronounce fit or able
    • She was qualified to run the marathon
    • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

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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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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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intersperse

  • verb place at intervals in or among
    • intersperse exclamation marks in the text
  • verb introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
    interlard.

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imagine

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; envisage; ideate.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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eu

  • noun a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
    atomic number 63; europium.
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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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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entrap

  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    ensnare; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; ensnare; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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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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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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allies

  • noun an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
  • noun the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945

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concentrate_on

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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launch

  • noun a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  • noun the act of propelling with force
    launching.

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stratify

  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society
  • verb form layers or strata
    • The rock stratifies

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upend

  • verb become turned or set on end
    • the airplanes upended
  • verb set, turn, or stand on end
    • upend the box and empty the contents

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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cheering

  • noun encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
    shouting.
    • it's all over but the shouting
  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate; hearten.

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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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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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attune

  • verb adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with

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revolve_around

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work
  • verb move around in a circular motion
    circle round; circle around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun

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locating

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; location; position.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    localisation; fix; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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out_of_true

  • adjective satellite not accurately fitted; not level
    untrue.
    • the frame was out of true
    • off-level floors and untrue doors and windows

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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commonwealth_of_nations

  • noun an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
    British Commonwealth.

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go_a_long_way

  • verb suffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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misplace

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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disembark

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

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array

  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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sulfurette

  • verb combine with sulfur
    sulphurette.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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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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international_organisation

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    world organization; international organization; world organisation; global organization.

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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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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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prealigned

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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plank

  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    board.
  • noun an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

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confirming

  • adjective indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
    positive.
    • a positive pregnancy test
  • verb establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    affirm; substantiate; support; confirm; corroborate; sustain.
    • his story confirmed my doubts
    • The evidence supports the defendant

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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straighten_out

  • verb settle or put right
    put right; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements
  • verb extricate from entanglement
    unsnarl; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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listen

  • verb hear with intention
    • Listen to the sound of this cello
  • verb listen and pay attention
    take heed; hear.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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polls

  • noun the place where people vote
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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sculpt

  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture.
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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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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antialigned

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tune_up

  • verb adjust for (better) functioning
    tune.
    • tune the engine
  • verb adjust the pitches of (musical instruments)
    tune.
    • My piano needs to be tuned

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world_organization

  • noun an international alliance involving many different countries
    international organization; world organisation; global organization; international organisation.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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syncretise

  • verb become fused
    syncretize.
  • verb unite (beliefs or conflicting principles)
    syncretize.

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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plunk_down

  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plonk; flump; plump; plank; plump down.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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optical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving light or optics
    • optical supplies
  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; visual; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation

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flump

  • verb fall heavily
    flump down.
  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plunk down; plonk; plump; plank; plump down.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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speromagnetic

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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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entente

  • noun an informal alliance between countries
    entente cordiale.
  • noun a friendly understanding between political powers
    entente cordiale.

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match_play

  • noun golf scoring by holes won

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; 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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officiate

  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    • Who officiated at your wedding?
  • verb perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
    function.
    • His wife officiated as his private secretary

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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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fit_in

  • verb go together
    accord; concord; consort; harmonise; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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beseem

  • verb accord or comport with
    befit; suit.
    • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

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put_back

  • verb put something back where it belongs
    replace.
    • replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it
    • please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them
  • verb cost a certain amount
    knock back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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arborize

  • verb branch out like trees
    arborise.
    • nerve fibers arborize

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grey

  • noun any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    gray.
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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put_over

  • verb communicate successfully
    get across.
    • I couldn't get across the message
    • He put over the idea very well
  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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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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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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collimate

  • verb make or place parallel to something
    parallel.
    • They paralleled the ditch to the highway
  • verb adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)

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tune_in

  • verb regulate (a radio or television set) in order to receive a certain station or program

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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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make_up

  • verb form or compose
    constitute; represent; be; comprise.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb devise or compose
    • This designer makes up our Spring collections

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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parking

  • noun space in which vehicles can be parked
    • there is plenty of parking behind the store
  • noun the act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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opcw

  • noun international organization for chemical disarmament; administers the Chemical Weapons Convention
    Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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unsnarl

  • verb extricate from entanglement
    straighten out; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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gibe

  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    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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engulf

  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies
  • verb flow over or cover completely
    • The bright light engulfed him completely

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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concentration

  • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

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regulate

  • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    modulate.
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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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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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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validating

  • adjective satellite serving to support or corroborate
    collateral; verificatory; verifying; substantiative; confirming; confirmatory; corroboratory; corroborative; substantiating; validatory; confirmative.
    • collateral evidence
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; validate; formalise.

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trifurcate

  • verb divide into three
    • The road trifurcates at the bridge

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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neaten

  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; tidy; straighten; clean up; square away.
    • Tidy up your room!
  • verb care for one's external appearance
    groom.
    • He is always well-groomed

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jail

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jailhouse; clink; poky.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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coincide

  • verb go with, fall together
    co-occur; cooccur.
  • verb happen simultaneously
    concur.
    • The two events coincided

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brace

  • noun a support that steadies or strengthens something else
    • he wore a brace on his knee
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; dyad; duad.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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conform_to

  • verb satisfy a condition or restriction
    meet; fit.
    • Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
  • verb observe
    • conform to the rules

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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deploy

  • verb place troops or weapons in battle formation
  • verb to distribute systematically or strategically
    • The U.S. deploys its weapons in the Middle East

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reckon

  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; forecast; estimate; count on.

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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satisfy

  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    fulfill; fulfil; live up to.
  • verb make happy or satisfied
    gratify.

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round_out

  • verb fill out
    finish out.
    • These studies round out the results of many years of research
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    fill out.

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shaping

  • noun any process serving to define the shape of something
    defining.
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    formation.

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rearrange

  • verb put into a new order or arrangement
    • Please rearrange these files
    • rearrange the furniture in my room

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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mate

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

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counterbalance

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; equaliser; balance.
  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; equipoise; equilibrium.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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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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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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knock_back

  • verb cost a certain amount
    put back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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medal

  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; decoration; palm; medallion; ribbon.

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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branching

  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; forking; ramification.
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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placement

  • noun the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
    arrangement.
    • the arrangement of the furniture
    • the placement of the chairs
  • noun contact established between applicants and prospective employees
    • the agency provided placement services

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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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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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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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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tack_together

  • verb create by putting components or members together
    set up; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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remold

  • verb cast again
    recast; remould.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb shape again or shape differently
    reshape.

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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organise

  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize.
    • Can you help me organize my files?
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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rendezvous

  • noun a meeting planned at a certain time and place
  • noun a place where people meet
    • he was waiting for them at the rendezvous

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administrate

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administer.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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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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incarcerate

  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; jail; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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incorporate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    comprise; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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recess

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    deferral.
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; niche.

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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put_off

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
    turn off.

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add_together

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
  • verb make an addition by combining numbers
    add.
    • Add 27 and 49, please!

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synchroscope

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchronoscope; synchroniser.

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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concentre

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; focus; concenter.

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freight

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; payload.
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freightage.

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quad

  • noun one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quadruplet.
  • noun a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
    quadriceps femoris; musculus quadriceps femoris; quadriceps.

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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square_away

  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; tidy; straighten; clean up; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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administer

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administrate.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds
  • verb perform (a church sacrament) ritually
    • administer the last unction

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european

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Europe
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Europe or the people of Europe
    • European Community

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put_in

  • verb introduce
    insert; stick in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here
  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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roughcast

  • noun a coarse plaster for the surface of external walls
  • noun a rough preliminary model

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get_up

  • verb rise to one's feet
    stand up; rise; uprise; arise.
    • The audience got up and applauded
  • verb get up and out of bed
    rise; turn out; uprise; arise.
    • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
    • They rose early
    • He uprose at night

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line_up

  • verb form a line
    • The buildings all line up neatly
  • verb get something or somebody for a specific purpose
    get hold; find; come up.
    • I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener
    • I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing
    • The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter

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conciliate

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; assuage; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb come to terms
    make up; patch up; settle; reconcile.
    • After some discussion we finally made up

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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machinate

  • verb arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    organize; prepare; devise; get up; organise.
    • machinate a plot
    • organize a strike
    • devise a plan to take over the director's office
  • verb engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    complot; cabal; conspire; conjure.
    • They conspired to overthrow the government

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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add_up

  • verb develop into
    amount; come.
    • This idea will never amount to anything
    • nothing came of his grandiose plans
  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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rick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; kink; crick.
  • noun a stack of hay
    hayrick; haystack.

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integrate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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anneal

  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; temper.
    • temper glass

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jab

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; jabbing; thrust.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • noun a quick short straight punch

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plump

  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet.
    • The stock market plummeted

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scale_down

  • verb reduce proportionally
    • The model is scaled down
  • verb make smaller
    reduce.
    • reduce an image

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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pressurise

  • verb increase the pressure on a gas or liquid
    pressurize; supercharge.
  • verb maintain a certain pressure
    pressurize.
    • the airplane cabin is pressurized
    • pressurize a space suit

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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take_after

  • verb be similar to a relative
    • She takes after her father!
  • verb imitate in behavior; take as a model
    follow.
    • Teenagers follow their friends in everything

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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rack_up

  • verb gain points in a game
    tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
  • verb place in a rack
    • rack pool balls

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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unitize

  • verb divide (bulk material) and process as units
    unitise.
  • verb make into a unit
    unitise.
    • unitize a car body

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meditate

  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate
  • verb think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    contemplate; study.
    • He is meditating in his study

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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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bead

  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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turn_up

  • verb appear or become visible; make a showing
    show up; come out; surface; come on.
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
  • verb bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    fold up; fold.
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar

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reinstall

  • verb install again
    • She reinstalled the washer after it had been repaired

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put_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    place down; set down.
    • set down your bags here
  • verb put in a horizontal position
    repose; lay.
    • lay the books on the table
    • lay the patient carefully onto the bed

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.