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tough-skinned

  • adjective satellite having a relatively tough outer covering
  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    thick-skinned.

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overvaliant

  • adjective satellite having or showing undue valor or boldness
    • a foolish overvaliant act

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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commoner

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common man; common person.
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    common.
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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cheerful

  • adjective being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
    • her cheerful nature
    • a cheerful greeting
    • a cheerful room
    • as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be
  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    upbeat; pollyannaish.

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shoot_for

  • verb have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    aspire; draw a bead on; aim.

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pedantry

  • noun an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning

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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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plodding

  • noun hard monotonous routine work
    donkeywork; drudgery; grind.
  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plod.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere

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unfeeling

  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    hardhearted; stonyhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch
  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling or sensation
    • unfeeling trees

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byzantine

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
  • adjective of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it
    • Byzantine monks
    • Byzantine rites

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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ungainly

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; clunky.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
    clumsy; bunglesome; awkward.
    • an awkward bundle to carry
    • a load of bunglesome paraphernalia
    • clumsy wooden shoes
    • the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl

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intensive

  • noun a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
    intensifier.
    • `up' in `finished up' is an intensifier
    • `honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adjective satellite characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
    • the questioning was intensive
    • intensive care
    • research-intensive
    • a labor-intensive industry

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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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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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inclement

  • adjective (of weather or climate) severe
  • adjective used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy
    • the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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venturous

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturesome.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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far

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

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inspiriting

  • adjective satellite cheerfully encouraging
    heartening.
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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activation

  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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hard_to_please

  • adjective satellite (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
    hard-to-please.
    • was very hard to please

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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maladjusted

  • adjective poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living
    • a maladjusted child
  • adjective satellite emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships
    disturbed.

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courageous

  • adjective possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
    brave.
    • Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville
    • a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth
    • set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

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quicken

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; accelerate.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb make keen or more acute
    whet.
    • whet my appetite

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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grueling

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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control_freak

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to exert control over situations and people

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bumptiousness

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

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hard-bitten

  • adjective satellite tough and callous by virtue of experience
    pugnacious; hard-boiled.

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hercules

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Herakles; Heracles.
  • noun a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis

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rose-colored

  • adjective satellite reflecting optimism
    rosy.
    • a rosy future
    • looked at the world through rose-colored glasses
  • adjective satellite having a rose color
    rosy-colored.

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bowelless

  • adjective satellite ruthless in competition
    fierce; cutthroat.
    • cutthroat competition
    • bowelless readiness to take advantage

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nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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obsessive

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

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anticipative

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; expectant.
    • an expectant hush

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brave

  • noun a North American Indian warrior
  • noun people who are brave
    • the home of the free and the brave

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streaker

  • noun someone who takes off all their clothes and runs naked through a public place

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unwearying

  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    indefatigable; unflagging; tireless.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence

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punishing

  • adjective resulting in punishment
    • the king imposed a punishing tax
  • verb impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
    penalize; punish; penalise.
    • The students were penalized for showing up late for class
    • we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

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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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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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scheming

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    conniving; calculative; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
    scheme; intrigue; connive.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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wannabee

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; aspirant; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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rigorous

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

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unmitigable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being mitigated
    • stern and unmitigable accusations

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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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aphrodisiac

  • noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiacal.

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heroical

  • adjective satellite having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
    heroic.
    • the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy
    • heroic explorers

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latin

  • noun any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Latium

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individualist

  • noun a person who pursues independent thought or action
  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualistic.
    • an individualistic way of dressing

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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desirous

  • adjective having or expressing desire for something
    wishful.
    • desirous of high office
    • desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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stimulant_drug

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant.

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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monomaniacal

  • adjective satellite obsessed with a single subject or idea

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excitatory

  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitant; excitative.

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imitator

  • noun someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
    impersonator.
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; ape; emulator.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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strenuousness

  • noun extreme effortfulness
    arduousness.

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assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    self-assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act

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industriousness

  • noun persevering determination to perform a task
    industry; diligence.
    • his diligence won him quick promotions
    • frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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brunet

  • noun a person with dark (brown) hair
    brunette.
  • adjective marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
    brunette.
    • a brunette beauty

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irritating

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; nettlesome; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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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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involved

  • adjective connected by participation or association or use
    • we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
    • the problems involved
    • the involved muscles
    • I don't want to get involved
    • everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified
  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    involve; affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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bunglesome

  • adjective satellite difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
    clumsy; awkward; ungainly.
    • an awkward bundle to carry
    • a load of bunglesome paraphernalia
    • clumsy wooden shoes
    • the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl

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burdensome

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    onerous; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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emulator

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; ape; imitator.

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exacting

  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    fastidious.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements
  • verb claim as due or just
    exact; demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan

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wave-off

  • noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
    go-around; overshoot.

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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burdensomeness

  • noun unwelcome burdensome difficulty
    heaviness; onerousness; oppressiveness.

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insolent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    snotty-nosed; impudent; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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toughness

  • noun enduring strength and energy
    stamina; staying power.
  • noun the property of being big and strong
    huskiness; ruggedness.

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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problematic

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or debate
    problematical; debatable.
    • If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic
  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; elusive; baffling; problematical; knotty.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home

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paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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apt

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

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vim

  • noun a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    energy; vitality.
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor
  • noun an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
    vigor; energy; vigour; muscularity.
    • his writing conveys great energy
    • a remarkable muscularity of style

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hardy

  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    stalwart; stout; sturdy.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.

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gristly

  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    rubbery; cartilaginous.

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enlivened

  • adjective made sprightly or cheerful
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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conniving

  • adjective satellite acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    collusive.
  • verb encourage or assent to illegally or criminally
    connive.

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gimmick

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    catch.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    gubbins; gismo; thingumabob; whatchamacallit; doohickey; doodad; thingumajig; widget; whatsis; thingamabob; thingummy; thingmabob; whatchamacallum; doojigger; thingamajig; thingmajig; gizmo.
    • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

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ape

  • noun any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; copycat; imitator; emulator.

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superordinate

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superior; higher-up.
  • noun a word that is more generic than a given word
    hypernym; superordinate word.

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nonpartizan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartisan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartisan.

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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catchy

  • adjective satellite having concealed difficulty
    tricky.
    • a catchy question
    • a tricky recipe to follow
  • adjective satellite likely to attract attention
    attention-getting.
    • a catchy title for a movie

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vigour

  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; energy; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigor; dynamism; heartiness.

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cheeky

  • adjective satellite offensively bold
    brash; nervy.
    • a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club
    • a nervy thing to say

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pert

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; irreverent.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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incautious

  • adjective lacking in caution
    • an incautious remark
    • incautious talk
  • adjective satellite carelessly failing to exercise proper caution
    • an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs

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beau_ideal

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    paragon; idol; perfection.

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leathered

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; coriaceous; leathery.
  • verb whip with a leather strap
    leather.

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effortfulness

  • noun the quality of requiring deliberate effort

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ne_plus_ultra

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; perfection.

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laboured

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    labored; strained.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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reckless

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    foolhardy; rash; heady.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    heedless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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ambitionless

  • adjective having little desire for success or achievement
    unambitious.

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american

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the United States
  • noun the English language as used in the United States
    American English; American language.

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hyperambitious

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labourer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    manual laborer; laborer; jack.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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impulse

  • noun an instinctive motive
    urge.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; whim.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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unforgiving

  • adjective unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy
    • a surly unforgiving old woman
  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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cunning

  • noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    guile; craft; slyness; foxiness; craftiness; wiliness.
  • noun crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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aspirational

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tortuous

  • adjective satellite highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    Byzantine; tangled; convoluted; involved; knotty.
    • the Byzantine tax structure
    • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
    • convoluted legal language
    • convoluted reasoning
    • the plot was too involved
    • a knotty problem
    • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
    • Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott
    • tortuous legal procedures
    • tortuous negotiations lasting for months
  • adjective satellite marked by repeated turns and bends
    twisty; twisting; voluminous; winding.
    • a tortuous road up the mountain
    • winding roads are full of surprises
    • had to steer the car down a twisty track

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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aspirant

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    wishful; aspiring.

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niceness

  • noun a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
    politeness.
  • noun the quality of nice

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deceased

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; departed; deceased person; dead soul.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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wearing

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    eating away; eroding; erosion; wearing away.
  • noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    wear.
    • she bought it for everyday wear

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embarrassing

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    unenviable; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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challenging

  • adjective satellite requiring full use of your abilities or resources
    ambitious.
    • ambitious schedule
    • performed the most challenging task without a mistake
  • verb take exception to
    challenge; gainsay; dispute.
    • She challenged his claims

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callosity

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callus.
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; hardness; unfeelingness.

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unenterprising

  • adjective lacking in enterprise; not bold or venturesome
    nonenterprising.

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expectant

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush
  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; with child; gravid; big; enceinte; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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power_hunger

  • noun a drive to acquire power
    status seeking.

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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hard-to-please

  • adjective satellite (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
    hard to please.
    • was very hard to please

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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caucasian

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White; White person.
  • noun a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
    Caucasian language.

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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daring

  • noun a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    dare.
    • he could never refuse a dare
  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; boldness; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart

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awkward

  • adjective satellite causing inconvenience
    • they arrived at an awkward time
  • adjective lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    • an awkward dancer
    • an awkward gesture
    • too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes
    • his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot

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awkwardness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of an embarrassing situation
    nuisance value.
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal

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needy

  • noun needy people collectively
    • they try to help the needy
  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; necessitous; impoverished; destitute; indigent.

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severeness

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severity.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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calculative

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; shrewd; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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fortunate

  • adjective having unexpected good fortune
    • other, less fortunate, children died
    • a fortunate choice
  • adjective satellite supremely favored
    golden.
    • golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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pachydermatous

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
    pachydermic; pachydermous; pachydermal.
  • adjective satellite emotionally hardened
    indurate; callous.
    • a callous indifference to suffering
    • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

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saucy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    impudent; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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irreverent

  • adjective showing lack of due respect or veneration
    • irreverent scholars mocking sacred things
    • noisy irreverent tourists
  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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aspiring

  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    wishful; aspirant.
  • verb have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    aspire; draw a bead on; shoot for; aim.

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emulate

  • verb strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
    • He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister
  • verb imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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exhibitionism

  • noun extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
  • noun the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
    immodesty.

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brazen

  • verb face with defiance or impudence
    • brazen it out
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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exhibitionist

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    flasher.
  • noun someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    show-off.

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numb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; blunt; dull.
    • The shock numbed her senses
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; asleep.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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manual_laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; laborer; jack.

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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foolhardy

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    rash; heady; reckless.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

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elusive

  • adjective satellite difficult to describe
    • a haunting elusive odor
  • adjective satellite skillful at eluding capture
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline

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dynamical

  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamic.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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arduous

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace
  • adjective satellite taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
    straining; strenuous.
    • his final, straining burst of speed
    • a strenuous task
    • your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt

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daredevil

  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; lunatic; madcap; hothead.
  • adjective satellite presumptuously daring
    temerarious.
    • a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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hebrew

  • noun the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Jew.

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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unflawed

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    flawless.
    • a flawless gemstone

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cockiness

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

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peppy

  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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sedulous

  • adjective satellite marked by care and persistent effort
    assiduous.
    • her assiduous attempts to learn French
    • assiduous research
    • sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles

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imitative

  • adjective marked by or given to imitation
    • acting is an imitative art
    • man is an imitative being
  • adjective (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    onomatopoeical; echoic; onomatopoetic; onomatopoeic.
    • onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
    • it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer

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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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rigorousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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neurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; psychoneurotic.
  • adjective characteristic of or affected by neurosis
    • neurotic disorder
    • neurotic symptoms

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activating

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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sassy

  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; impudent; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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aper

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    copycat; ape; imitator; emulator.

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complicate

  • verb make more complicated
    perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; refine.
    • refine a design or pattern

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wishful

  • adjective having or expressing desire for something
    desirous.
    • desirous of high office
    • desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    aspirant; aspiring.

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negro

  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    Negroid; blackamoor; Black; Black person.
  • adjective satellite relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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sighted

  • adjective able to see
  • verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    spy; sight.
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

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self-asserting

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    assertive; self-assertive.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act

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contemplative

  • noun a person devoted to the contemplative life
  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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analeptic

  • noun a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  • adjective satellite stimulating the central nervous system
    • an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system

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overshoot

  • noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
    go-around; wave-off.
  • verb shoot beyond or over (a target)

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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recreate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health
  • verb engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion
    play.
    • On weekends I play
    • The students all recreate alike

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seeking

  • noun the act of searching for something
    quest.
    • a quest for diamonds
  • noun an attempt to acquire or gain something

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indefatigable

  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    unwearying; unflagging; tireless.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence

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insensibility

  • noun a lack of sensibility
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; callosity; hardness; unfeelingness.

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status_seeking

  • noun a drive to acquire power
    power hunger.

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victorian

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
  • adjective of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled
    • Victorian morals

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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ambition

  • noun a cherished desire
    aspiration; dream.
    • his ambition is to own his own business
  • noun a strong drive for success
    ambitiousness.

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flea

  • noun any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

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go-around

  • noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
    overshoot; wave-off.

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unpitying

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; remorseless; pitiless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty

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barefaced

  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    bald.
    • a barefaced lie
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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adventurous

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventuresome.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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cartilaginous

  • adjective of or relating to cartilage
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; rubbery.

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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rocky

  • adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
    bouldery; stony; bouldered.
    • rocky fields
    • stony ground
    • bouldery beaches
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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undertaking

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun the trade of a funeral director

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swashbuckling

  • noun flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
  • adjective satellite flamboyantly adventurous
    swaggering.

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look-alike

  • noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    double; image.
    • he could be Gingrich's double
    • she's the very image of her mother
  • adjective satellite resembling closely
    • they have look-alike cars

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perfectionism

  • noun a disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable
    • his perfectionism seemed excessive to his students

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unmerciful

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    merciless.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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perfectionist

  • noun a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards

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inordinately

  • adverb extremely
    extraordinarily.
    • she was inordinately smart
    • it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate

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plow_ahead

  • verb proceed (with a plan of action)
    go ahead.
    • He went ahead with the project

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promotive

  • adjective satellite tending to further or encourage

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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vitaliser

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    energiser; animator; energizer; vitalizer.

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brunette

  • noun a person with dark (brown) hair
    brunet.
  • adjective marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
    brunet.
    • a brunette beauty

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hypochondriacal

  • adjective satellite suffering from hypochondria
    hypochondriac.

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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obsession

  • noun an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
    compulsion.
    • her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    fixation.

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hysteric

  • noun a person suffering from hysteria
  • adjective satellite characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria
    hysterical.
    • during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered"- Morris Fishbein
    • hysterical amnesia

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endful

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assumptive

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    presumptuous; assuming.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants
  • adjective satellite accepted as real or true without proof
    • the assumed reason for his absence
    • assumptive beliefs

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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presumptuous

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    assumptive; assuming.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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sapient

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sagacious.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

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exhortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; hortative.

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activist

  • noun a militant reformer
    militant.
  • adjective satellite advocating or engaged in activism
    activistic.

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imperative

  • noun a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
    imperative form; jussive mood; imperative mood.
  • noun some duty that is essential and urgent

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showy

  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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asthmatic

  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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soulless

  • adjective satellite lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling

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unwieldy

  • adjective difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape
    unmanageable.
    • we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter
    • almost dropped the unwieldy parcel
  • adjective satellite difficult to work or manipulate
    • unwieldy rules and regulations

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

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

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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nationalist_leader

  • noun the leader of a nationalist movement

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complicated

  • adjective satellite difficult to analyze or understand
    • a complicated problem
    • complicated Middle East politics
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate; perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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emulation

  • noun ambition to equal or excel
  • noun (computer science) technique of one machine obtaining the same results as another

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thick-skinned

  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    tough-skinned.

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vigorous

  • adjective satellite characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity
    • a vigorous hiker
    • gave her skirt a vigorous shake
    • a vigorous campaign
    • a vigorous foreign policy
    • vigorous opposition to the war
  • adjective satellite strong and active physically or mentally
    • a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson

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heroic

  • noun a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    heroic verse; heroic meter.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    epic; larger-than-life.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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tortuousness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    contortion; crookedness; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun puzzling complexity
    complicatedness; complication; knottiness.

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driven

  • adjective satellite compelled forcibly by an outside agency
    goaded.
    • mobs goaded by blind hatred
  • verb operate or control a vehicle
    drive.
    • drive a car or bus
    • Can you drive this four-wheel truck?

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laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; manual laborer; jack.

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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compulsive

  • noun a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
  • adjective satellite caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
    • compulsive drinking

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unconcealed

  • adjective not concealed or hidden
    • her unconcealed hostility poisoned the atmosphere
    • watched with unconcealed curiosity

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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flawless

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    unflawed.
    • a flawless gemstone

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labored

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    strained; laboured.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    push; drive; labor; labour; tug.
    • She tugged for years to make a decent living
    • We have to push a little to make the deadline!
    • She is driving away at her doctoral thesis

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disturbed

  • adjective satellite having the place or position changed
    • the disturbed books and papers on her desk
    • disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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tangled

  • adjective in a confused mass
    • pushed back her tangled hair
    • the tangled ropes
  • verb force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    embroil; sweep; drag; drag in; sweep up; tangle.
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business

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leading

  • noun thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
    lead.
  • noun the activity of leading
    leadership.
    • his leadership inspired the team

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aspire

  • verb have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    draw a bead on; shoot for; aim.

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stimulate

  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; induce; have; cause.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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operose

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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belligerent

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; fighter; battler.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
    aggressive.
    • aggressive acts against another country
    • a belligerent tone

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coming

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

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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encouraging

  • adjective giving courage or confidence or hope
    • encouraging advances in medical research
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

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straining

  • noun an intense or violent exertion
    strain.
  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    twisting; overrefinement; torture; distortion.

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clumsy

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    gawky; unwieldy; clunky; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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rarify

  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    elaborate; complicate; refine.
    • refine a design or pattern

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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extrovert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extravert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extravert; extraverted.

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bracer

  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
    armguard.
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    pick-me-up.

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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sisyphean

  • adjective of or relating to Sisyphus
  • adjective satellite both extremely effortful and futile

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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callous

  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    cauterise; cauterize.
  • adjective satellite emotionally hardened
    pachydermatous; indurate.
    • a callous indifference to suffering
    • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

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revive

  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man
  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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overbold

  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; impudent; wise; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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grimness

  • noun the quality of being ghastly
    gruesomeness; ghastliness; luridness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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merciless

  • adjective having or showing no mercy
    unmerciful.
    • the merciless enemy
    • a merciless critic
    • gave him a merciless beating

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imperfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect tense; progressive; continuous tense.
  • adjective not perfect; defective or inadequate
    • had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities
    • imperfect mortals
    • drainage here is imperfect

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enterprisingness

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    initiative; go-ahead; enterprise.

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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social_reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; crusader.

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coriaceous

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; leathery; leathered.

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megalomanic

  • adjective satellite suffering from megalomania
    megalomaniacal.

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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austere

  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; stark; stern.
    • a stark interior
  • adjective satellite of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
    stern.
    • an austere expression
    • a stern face

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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psychoneurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; neurotic.
  • adjective affected with emotional disorder
    neurotic.

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rugged

  • adjective sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring
    • with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture
  • adjective having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface
    furrowed.
    • furrowed fields
    • his furrowed face lit by a warming smile

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vitalizer

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; energiser; animator; energizer.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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aspiration

  • noun a will to succeed
  • noun a cherished desire
    dream; ambition.
    • his ambition is to own his own business

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free_energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms

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tireless

  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    indefatigable; unwearying; unflagging.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence
  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    untiring; industrious; hardworking.

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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determined

  • adjective satellite characterized by great determination
    • a struggle against a determined enemy
  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

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flasher

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    exhibitionist.
  • noun an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)

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dyslectic

  • noun a person who has dyslexia
  • adjective satellite having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder
    dyslexic.

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gruelling

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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cleaner

  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleansing agent; cleanser.
  • noun the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
    dry cleaner.

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troublesome

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    • a troublesome infection
    • a troublesome situation

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nonenterprising

  • adjective lacking in enterprise; not bold or venturesome
    unenterprising.

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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shrewd

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; astute.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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liven_up

  • verb make lively
    enliven; liven; animate; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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alike

  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    similar; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
  • adverb equally
    likewise.
    • parents and teachers alike demanded reforms

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blond

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blonde.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blonde.

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impudent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    insolent; snotty-nosed; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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cleverness

  • noun the power of creative imagination
    ingeniousness; inventiveness; ingenuity.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    smartness; brightness.

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unaffected

  • adjective undergoing no change when acted upon
    • entirely unaffected by each other's writings
    • fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    insensible.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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unfeelingness

  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; callosity; hardness.

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cumbrous

  • adjective satellite difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
    cumbersome.
    • a cumbersome piece of machinery
    • cumbrous protective clothing

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highflier

  • noun a person of great ability and ambition
    highflyer.

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schizoid

  • noun characterized by symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia
    schizotypal personality.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of schizophrenia
    schizophrenic.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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severe

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

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heterosexual

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; straight person; heterosexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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fibrous

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    hempen.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    unchewable; stringy; sinewy.

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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oppressiveness

  • noun a feeling of being oppressed
    oppression.
  • noun unwelcome burdensome difficulty
    heaviness; onerousness; burdensomeness.

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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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propitious

  • adjective presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success
    • propitious omens
    • propitious gales speeded us along
    • a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration

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hypochondriac

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

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skinned

  • adjective having skin of a specified kind
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; shinny; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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unmanageable

  • adjective difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape
    unwieldy.
    • we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter
    • almost dropped the unwieldy parcel
  • adjective hard to control
    difficult.
    • a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation

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outcaste

  • noun a person belonging to no caste
  • adjective satellite not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society
    casteless.
    • the foreigner was a casteless person

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oppressive

  • adjective satellite weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    • the atmosphere was oppressive
    • oppressive sorrows
  • adjective satellite marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    tyrannous; tyrannical.
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights

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inconvenience

  • noun an inconvenient discomfort
    incommodiousness.
  • noun a difficulty that causes anxiety
    worriment; troublesomeness.

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reach

  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    range.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire
  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; orbit; range; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power

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stonyhearted

  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    unfeeling; hardhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch

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toil

  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    labour; labor.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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rigor

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigour; validity; cogency.

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vitality

  • noun an energetic style
    verve.
  • noun a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    energy; vim.
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor

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flawlessness

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    ne plus ultra; perfection.

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tough-minded

  • adjective satellite facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
    unsentimental.

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nuisance

  • noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    pain in the neck; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain

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transsexual

  • noun a person who has undergone a sex change operation
    transexual.
  • noun a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex
    transexual.

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clear-sighted

  • adjective satellite having sharp clear vision
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-eyed.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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rigourousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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pushful

  • adjective satellite marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    pushy.
    • an aggressive young executive
    • a pushful insurance agent

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herakles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Heracles.

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energize

  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    arouse; energise; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    energise; excite.
    • excite the atoms

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operoseness

  • noun the quality of requiring extended effort
    laboriousness; toilsomeness.

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heartening

  • adjective satellite cheerfully encouraging
    inspiriting.
  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate; hearten.

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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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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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perk

  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    fringe benefit; perquisite.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • verb gain or regain energy
    pick up; perk up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap

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ruthless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    unpitying; remorseless; pitiless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty

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ruggedness

  • noun the property of being big and strong
    huskiness; toughness.
  • noun the quality of being topologically uneven
    • the ruggedness of the mountains

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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anti-american

  • noun a person who is opposed to the United States and its policies
  • adjective opposed to the United States and its policies

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labour-intensive

  • adjective satellite requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital
    labor-intensive.
    • cottage industries are labor intensive

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strenuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by or performed with much energy or force
    • strenuous exercise
  • adjective satellite taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
    straining; arduous.
    • his final, straining burst of speed
    • a strenuous task
    • your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt

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get-up-and-go

  • noun enterprising or ambitious drive
    push; energy.
    • Europeans often laugh at American energy

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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reinvigorate

  • verb impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
    invigorate.
    • Exercise is invigorating

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spanking

  • noun the act of slapping on the buttocks
    • he gave the brat a good spanking
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle; spank.

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ostentate

  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; flaunt; show off.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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aspirer

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; aspirant; wannabe.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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calculable

  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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anticipant

  • noun one who anticipates
    anticipator.
  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    expectant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush

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aggressive

  • adjective having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; positive in his convictions"
    • an aggressive businessman
    • an aggressive basketball player
    • he was aggressive and imperious
    • aggressive drivers
  • adjective satellite tending to spread quickly
    strong-growing; fast-growing.
    • an aggressive tumor

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self-assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assertive
    bumptious.

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hardhearted

  • adjective lacking in feeling or pity or warmth
    heartless.
  • adjective satellite devoid of feeling for others
    unfeeling; stonyhearted.
    • an unfeeling wretch

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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trying

  • adjective satellite hard to endure
    • fell upon trying times
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    try; attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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itinerant

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gypsy; gipsy.
    • itinerant traders
  • adjective satellite traveling from place to place to work
    • itinerant labor
    • an itinerant judge

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trickiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; shiftiness; rascality.
  • noun the quality of requiring skill or caution
    • these puzzles are famous for their trickiness

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bookish

  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    studious.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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hopeful

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    wannabee; aspirant; wannabe; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
  • adjective having or manifesting hope
    • a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets
    • found a hopeful way of attacking the problem

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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convoluted

  • adjective satellite rolled longitudinally upon itself
    convolute.
    • a convolute petal
  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
    convolute; convolve.

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hardened

  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    case-hardened; hard-boiled.
    • faced a case-hardened judge
  • verb become hard or harder
    harden; indurate.
    • The wax hardened

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malcontent

  • noun a person who is discontented or disgusted
  • adjective satellite discontented as toward authority
    ill-affected; disaffected; rebellious.

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achieve

  • verb to gain with effort
    accomplish; reach; attain.
    • she achieved her goal despite setbacks

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vigor

  • noun forceful exertion
    energy; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigour; dynamism; heartiness.

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draw_a_bead_on

  • verb aim with a gun
    • The hunter drew a bead on the rabbit
  • verb have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    aspire; shoot for; aim.

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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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beau

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; fellow; young man; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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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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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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perfection

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; ne plus ultra.
  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; paragon; idol.

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fly_in_the_ointment

  • noun an inconvenience that detracts from the usefulness of something

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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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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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heracles

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Alcides; Hercules; Herakles.

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immodesty

  • noun the trait of being vain and conceited
  • noun the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
    exhibitionism.

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second_wind

  • noun renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking
    • She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting
    • the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind
  • noun the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion

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progressive

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; continuous tense.
  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; liberalist.

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complicatedness

  • noun puzzling complexity
    tortuousness; complication; knottiness.

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unwieldiness

  • noun the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity
    • avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes
    • the onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations
  • noun trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
    cumbersomeness; awkwardness.
    • the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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temerarious

  • adjective satellite presumptuously daring
    daredevil.
    • a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff

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leatherlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    coriaceous; leathery; leathered.

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wannabe

  • noun an ambitious and aspiring young person
    hopeful; wannabee; aspirant; aspirer.
    • a lofty aspirant
    • two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    • the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

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pollyannaish

  • adjective satellite pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
    cheerful; upbeat.

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relentless

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite never-ceasing
    unrelenting; persistent.
    • the relentless beat of the drums

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insensible

  • adjective incapable of physical sensation
    • insensible to pain
    • insensible earth
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    unaffected.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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potent

  • adjective satellite having great influence
    powerful.
  • adjective satellite having or wielding force or authority
    strong.
    • providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons

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gentile

  • noun a person who does not acknowledge your god
    heathen; infidel; pagan.
  • noun a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus

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relative

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

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arouse

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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asperity

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun harshness of manner
    sharpness.

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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closer

  • noun a person who closes something
    • whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up
  • noun (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
    finisher.

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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literate

  • noun a person who can read and write
    literate person.
  • adjective able to read and write

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please

  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation
  • verb be the will of or have the will (to)
    • he could do many things if he pleased

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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chewy

  • adjective satellite requiring much chewing
  • adjective satellite (of a consistency) requiring chewing
    • chewy caramels

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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pitiless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; unpitying; remorseless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    unkind.

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adventuresome

  • adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
    adventurous.
    • adventurous pioneers
    • the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy

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hardship

  • noun a state of misfortune or affliction
    hard knocks; adversity.
    • debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
    • a life of hardship
  • noun something hard to endure
    rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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zippy

  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    brisk; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; peppy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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refine

  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune.
    • refine one's style of writing
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; complicate.
    • refine a design or pattern

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fearless

  • adjective oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
    unafraid.
  • adjective satellite invulnerable to fear or intimidation
    brave; dauntless; audacious; hardy; intrepid; unfearing.
    • audacious explorers
    • fearless reporters and photographers
    • intrepid pioneers

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spartan

  • adjective satellite resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity
    • spartan courage
  • noun a resident of Sparta

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unflagging

  • adjective satellite showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
    indefatigable; unwearying; tireless.
    • an indefatigable advocate of equal rights
    • a tireless worker
    • unflagging pursuit of excellence
  • adjective satellite unceasing
    unfailing.
    • unfailing loyalty
    • unfailing good spirits
    • unflagging courtesy

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forwardness

  • noun offensive boldness and assertiveness
    pushiness; bumptiousness; cockiness.
  • noun an advanced stage
    • the forwardness of the harvest this year
    • the arts are in no kind of forwardness in this matter

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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twinkling

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • verb gleam or glow intermittently
    wink; winkle; flash; twinkle; blink.
    • The lights were flashing

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percipient

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    perceiver; observer; beholder.
  • adjective satellite characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
    clear.
    • clear mind
    • a percipient author

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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hempen

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    fibrous.

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go-ahead

  • noun a signal to proceed
    green light.
  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; initiative; enterprise.

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african

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Africa
  • adjective of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples
    • African languages

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toilsomeness

  • noun the quality of requiring extended effort
    operoseness; laboriousness.

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tug

  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
    jerk.
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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laboriousness

  • noun the quality of requiring extended effort
    operoseness; toilsomeness.

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instant

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun a particular point in time
    moment; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began

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diligent

  • adjective satellite quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
    persevering.
    • a diligent (or patient) worker
    • with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business
  • adjective characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks
    • a diligent detective investigates all clues
    • a diligent search of the files

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backbreaking

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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hortatory

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortative; exhortative.

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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drug

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

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bald-faced

  • adjective satellite (of animals) having white markings on the face
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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toilsome

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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unchewable

  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; stringy; sinewy.

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monolingual

  • noun a person who knows only one language
  • adjective using or knowing only one language
    • monolingual speakers
    • a monolingual dictionary

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unrelenting

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite harsh
    brutal.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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merry

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; mirthful; jolly; jovial.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite offering fun and gaiety
    festal; gay; festive.
    • a festive (or festal) occasion
    • gay and exciting night life
    • a merry evening

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swaggering

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • verb to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    sashay; ruffle; tittup; strut; prance; swagger; cock.
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

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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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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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exhibitionistic

  • adjective satellite compulsively attracting attention to yourself especially by public exposure or exaggerated behavior

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hardworking

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    untiring; industrious; tireless.

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wearying

  • adjective satellite producing exhaustion
    exhausting; wearing; tiring.
    • an exhausting march
    • the visit was especially wearing
  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike

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walk

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

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steely

  • adjective satellite resembling steel as in hardness
    • steely eyes
    • steely nerves like those of a steeplejack
  • adjective satellite resembling steel in hardness

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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cumbersomeness

  • noun trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
    unwieldiness; awkwardness.
    • the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano

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aboulic

  • adjective satellite suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions
    abulic.

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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remorseless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; unpitying; pitiless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty

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hortative

  • adjective satellite giving strong encouragement
    exhortatory; hortatory; exhortative.

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runaway

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; romp; blowout; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops

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copycat

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; ape; imitator; emulator.

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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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enterprising

  • adjective marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects
    • an enterprising foreign policy
    • an enterprising young man likely to go far

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studious

  • adjective satellite marked by care and effort
    • made a studious attempt to fix the television set
  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    bookish.
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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alcides

  • noun (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
    Hercules; Herakles; Heracles.

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energise

  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    excite; energize.
    • excite the atoms
  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    energize; arouse; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

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demanding

  • adjective requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
    • found the job very demanding
    • a baby can be so demanding
  • verb request urgently and forcefully
    demand.
    • The victim's family is demanding compensation
    • The boss demanded that he be fired immediately
    • She demanded to see the manager

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unenergetic

  • adjective satellite not inclined to be enterprising
    slowgoing.

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superhuman

  • adjective above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance
    • superhuman beings
    • superhuman strength
    • soldiers driven mad by superhuman misery

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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rosy

  • adjective satellite reflecting optimism
    rose-colored.
    • a rosy future
    • looked at the world through rose-colored glasses
  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    flushed; rose-cheeked; rosy-cheeked.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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homosexual

  • noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
    homo; homophile; gay.
  • adjective sexually attracted to members of your own sex

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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gay

  • noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
    homo; homosexual; homophile.
  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; sunny.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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liven

  • verb make lively
    enliven; animate; liven up; invigorate.
    • let's liven up this room a bit

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ambitiousness

  • noun a strong drive for success
    ambition.

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enterpriser

  • noun someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    entrepreneur.

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stimulating

  • adjective rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    • a stimulating discussion
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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liver

  • noun large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
  • noun liver of an animal used as meat

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shiftless

  • adjective satellite lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative; lazy
    • a shiftless student
    • studied in a shiftless way

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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arduousness

  • noun extreme effortfulness
    strenuousness.

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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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unenviable

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    embarrassing; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • adjective satellite so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy
    • unenviable notoriety

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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look

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

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obsessive-compulsive

  • noun a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
  • adjective satellite characterized by obsessions and compulsions
    • obsessive-compulsive neurosis

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invigorate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give life or energy to
    quicken.
    • The cold water invigorated him

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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pushiness

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

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entrepreneurial

  • adjective of or relating to an entrepreneur
    • entrepreneurial risks
  • adjective satellite willing to take risks in order to make a profit

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rigour

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; validity; cogency.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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promising

  • adjective satellite showing possibility of achievement or excellence
    • a promising young man
  • verb make a promise or commitment
    assure; promise.

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animated

  • adjective having life or vigor or spirit
    alive.
    • an animated and expressive face
    • animated conversation
    • became very animated when he heard the good news
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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hard-fought

  • adjective satellite requiring great effort
    • a hard-fought primary

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implacable

  • adjective incapable of being placated
    • an implacable enemy

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crusader

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; social reformer.
  • noun a warrior who engages in a holy war
    • the Crusaders tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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eristic

  • noun a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
    disputant; controversialist.
  • noun the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)

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agnostic

  • noun someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
    doubter.
  • noun a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

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unsentimental

  • adjective satellite facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
    tough-minded.

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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overfamiliar

  • adjective satellite taking undue liberties
    • young women disliked the overfamiliar tone he took with them

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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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optimistic

  • adjective expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
    • in an optimistic mood
    • optimistic plans
    • took an optimistic view
  • adjective satellite expecting the best
    affirmative.
    • an affirmative outlook

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in

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

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transvestite

  • noun someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
    cross-dresser.
  • adjective satellite receiving sexual gratification from wearing clothing of the opposite sex
    transvestic.

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cumbersome

  • adjective satellite difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
    cumbrous.
    • a cumbersome piece of machinery
    • cumbrous protective clothing
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; clumsy.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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worry

  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    headache; vexation; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
    trouble.
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles

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harsh

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly stern
    rough.
    • wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
    • the nomad life is rough and hazardous
  • adjective satellite disagreeable to the senses
    • the harsh cry of a blue jay
    • harsh cognac
    • the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    • harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway

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would-be

  • adjective satellite unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
    manque.

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reanimate

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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squinter

  • noun a person with strabismus
    squint-eye.
  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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energizing

  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    activation; activating.
  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    energize; arouse; energise; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

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overreaching

  • adjective satellite revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights
    vaulting.
    • vaulting ambition
  • verb fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
    overreach.

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emphatic

  • adjective satellite spoken with emphasis
    emphasized; emphasised.
    • an emphatic word
  • adjective satellite sudden and strong
    exclamatory.
    • an emphatic no

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difficult

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    hard.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective hard to control
    unmanageable.
    • a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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paladin

  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; fighter; champion.

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boiled

  • adjective satellite cooked in hot water
    stewed; poached.
  • verb come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
    boil.
    • Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius

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nuisance_value

  • noun the quality of an embarrassing situation
    awkwardness.
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal

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patrician

  • noun a person of refined upbringing and manners
  • noun a member of the aristocracy
    aristocrat; blue blood.

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bald

  • verb grow bald; lose hair on one's head
    • He is balding already
  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    barefaced.
    • a barefaced lie

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onerous

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    burdensome; taxing.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule

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alert

  • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
    qui vive.
    • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alerting.

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ticklish

  • adjective satellite difficult to handle; requiring great tact
    touchy; delicate.
    • delicate negotiations with the big powers
    • hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter
    • a touchy subject

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delicate

  • adjective exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
    • a delicate violin passage
    • delicate china
    • a delicate flavor
    • the delicate wing of a butterfly
  • adjective satellite marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    • a surgeon's delicate touch

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sagacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite skillful in statecraft or management
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

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fierce

  • adjective satellite marked by extreme and violent energy
    furious; ferocious; savage.
    • a ferocious beating
    • fierce fighting
    • a furious battle
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    vehement; tearing; trigger-happy; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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robust

  • adjective sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    • a robust body
    • a robust perennial
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    full-bodied; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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laborious

  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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perspicacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    sagacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    clear-eyed; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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labor-intensive

  • adjective satellite requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital
    labour-intensive.
    • cottage industries are labor intensive

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off

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

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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slav

  • noun any member of the people of eastern Europe or Asian Russia who speak a Slavonic language
  • adjective speaking a Slavic language
    • the Slav population of Georgia

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forceful

  • adjective characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
    • a forceful speaker
    • a forceful personality
    • forceful measures
    • a forceful plan for peace
  • adjective satellite forceful and definite in expression or action
    emphatic.
    • the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty

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difficultness

  • noun the quality of being difficult
    difficulty.
    • they agreed about the difficulty of the climb

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pathological

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of pathology
    pathologic.
    • pathological laboratory
  • adjective satellite caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
    • a pathological liar
    • a pathological urge to succeed

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pick-me-up

  • noun anything with restorative powers
    pickup.
    • she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    bracer.

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energizer

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; energiser; animator; vitalizer.
  • noun a device that supplies electrical energy
    energiser.

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impertinent

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    saucy; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    orthogonal; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point

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knotty

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; problematical.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knobbed.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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vexed

  • adjective satellite troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    harried; annoyed; pestered; harassed.
    • harassed working mothers
    • a harried expression
    • her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions
    • the vexed parents of an unruly teenager
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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bull_through

  • verb push or force
    bull.
    • He bulled through his demands

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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cocky

  • adjective satellite overly self-confident or self-assertive
    • a very cocky young man

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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dauntless

  • adjective satellite invulnerable to fear or intimidation
    brave; fearless; audacious; hardy; intrepid; unfearing.
    • audacious explorers
    • fearless reporters and photographers
    • intrepid pioneers

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feminist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    women's rightist; libber; women's liberationist.
  • adjective of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women
    • feminist critique

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reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    meliorist; reformist; social reformer; crusader.
  • noun an apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel
    • a catalytic reformer

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rose

  • noun any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
    rosebush.
  • noun pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
    blush wine; pink wine; rose wine.

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irresistible_impulse

  • noun an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid
    compulsion.
    • he felt a compulsion to babble on about the accident

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troublesomeness

  • noun a difficulty that causes anxiety
    worriment; inconvenience.

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abulic

  • adjective satellite suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions
    aboulic.

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vivify

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; revivify; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health
  • verb make more striking or animated
    • his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story

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nymphomaniac

  • noun a woman with abnormal sexual desires
    nympho.
  • adjective satellite (used of women) affected with excessive sexual desire
    nymphomaniacal.

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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brazen-faced

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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untiring

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    industrious; hardworking; tireless.

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strive

  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach.
    • straining our ears to hear

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herculean

  • adjective satellite displaying superhuman strength or power
    powerful.
    • herculean exertions
  • adjective satellite extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules
    • a herculean task

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elizabethan

  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I
    • William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan
  • adjective of or relating to Elizabeth I of England or to the age in which she ruled as queen
    • Elizabethan music

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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insensitive

  • adjective not responsive to physical stimuli
    • insensitive to radiation
  • adjective deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
    • insensitive to the needs of the patients

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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tiring

  • adjective satellite producing exhaustion
    exhausting; wearing; wearying.
    • an exhausting march
    • the visit was especially wearing
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; tire; weary.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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race_problem

  • noun a social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions

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auspicious

  • adjective auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
    • an auspicious beginning for the campaign

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ball_of_fire

  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; fireball; powerhouse.
  • noun someone whose career progresses rapidly
    whizz-kid; go-getter; whiz-kid.

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quest

  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    pursuit; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth
  • noun the act of searching for something
    seeking.
    • a quest for diamonds

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megalomaniacal

  • adjective satellite suffering from megalomania
    megalomanic.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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grim

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; gruesome.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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supernumerary

  • noun a person serving no apparent function
    • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries
  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; extra.

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stranger

  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; unknown.
  • noun an individual that one is not acquainted with

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starry

  • adjective abounding with or resembling stars
    • a starry night
    • starry illumination

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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compulsivity

  • noun the trait of acting compulsively
    compulsiveness.

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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hard-and-fast

  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    strict.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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payment

  • noun a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayment; defrayal.

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high-energy

  • adjective of or relating to elementary particles having energies of hundreds of thousands of electron volts
  • adjective satellite providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction

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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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uncompassionate

  • adjective lacking compassion or feeling for others
    • nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare

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perk_up

  • verb gain or regain energy
    perk; pick up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap
  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    energize; arouse; energise; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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utopian

  • noun an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer
    • a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man
  • adjective of or pertaining to or resembling a utopia
    • a Utopian novel

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full_of_life

  • adjective satellite full of spirit
    vital; lively.
    • a dynamic full of life woman
    • a vital and charismatic leader
    • this whole lively world

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sinewy

  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; unchewable; stringy.
  • adjective consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
    tendinous.

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pushy

  • adjective satellite marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
    pushful.
    • an aggressive young executive
    • a pushful insurance agent

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manual

  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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superambitious

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unappeasable

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; relentless; stern; unforgiving; grim.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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overambitious

  • adjective satellite excessively ambitious

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bouncy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; peppy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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pugnacious

  • adjective satellite tough and callous by virtue of experience
    hard-bitten; hard-boiled.
  • adjective satellite ready and able to resort to force or violence
    rough.
    • pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville
    • they were rough and determined fighting men

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fiduciary

  • noun a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
    • it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
  • adjective relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    fiducial.
    • a fiduciary contract
    • in a fiduciary capacity
    • fiducial power

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animate

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb give lifelike qualities to
    animize; animise.
    • animated cartoons

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irresistible

  • adjective impossible to resist; overpowering
    resistless.
    • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
    • what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?
  • adjective satellite overpoweringly attractive
    • irresistible beauty

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adrenocorticotropic

  • adjective satellite stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
    adrenocorticotrophic.

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leaden

  • adjective satellite darkened with overcast
    dull.
    • a dark day
    • a dull sky
    • the sky was leaden and thick
  • adjective satellite made heavy or weighted down with weariness
    weighted.
    • his leaden arms
    • weighted eyelids

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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unambitious

  • adjective having little desire for success or achievement
    ambitionless.

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venturesome

  • adjective satellite disposed to venture or take risks
    audacious; daring; venturous.
    • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
    • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
    • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
    • a venturesome investor
    • a venturous spirit

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tigerish

  • adjective satellite resembling a tiger in fierceness and lack of mercy
    • a tigerish fury

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slowgoing

  • adjective satellite not inclined to be enterprising
    unenergetic.

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assuming

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    presumptuous; assumptive.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants
  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    assume; take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late

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compulsion

  • noun an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid
    irresistible impulse.
    • he felt a compulsion to babble on about the accident
  • noun an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
    obsession.
    • her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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visionary

  • noun a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    illusionist; seer.

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patient

  • noun a person who requires medical care
    • the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
  • noun the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    affected role; patient role.

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bold

  • noun a typeface with thick heavy lines
    bold face; boldface.
  • adjective fearless and daring
    • bold settlers on some foreign shore
    • a bold speech
    • a bold adventure

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bodacious

  • adjective satellite incorrigible
    • a bodacious gossip
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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taxing

  • adjective satellite not easily borne; wearing; I only had to greet the guests"
    burdensome; onerous.
    • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
    • my duties weren't onerous
    • a taxing schedule
  • verb levy a tax on
    tax.
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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revivify

  • verb give new life or energy to
    repair; recreate; reanimate; revive; renovate; vivify; animate; quicken.
    • A hot soup will revive me
    • This will renovate my spirits
    • This treatment repaired my health

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balance-of-payments_problem

  • noun an economic problem caused by payments for imports being greater than receipts for exports

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complication

  • noun the act or process of complicating
  • noun a situation or condition that is complex or confused
    • her coming was a serious complication

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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reform-minded

  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reformist; progressive.

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industrious

  • adjective satellite characterized by hard work and perseverance
    untiring; hardworking; tireless.
  • adjective satellite working hard to promote an enterprise
    gumptious; up-and-coming; energetic.

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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stimulant

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulus; input.
  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant drug.

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downshift

  • noun a change from a financially rewarding but stressful career to a less well paid but more fulfilling one
  • noun a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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rubbery

  • adjective satellite having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
    rubberlike.
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; cartilaginous.

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on

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

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compulsiveness

  • noun the trait of acting compulsively
    compulsivity.

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asserting

  • adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
    declarative; declaratory.
  • verb state categorically
    assert; asseverate; maintain.

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rallying

  • noun the act of mobilizing for a common purpose
    • the bell was a signal for the rallying of the whole neighborhood
  • noun the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
    rally.
    • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
    • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

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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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inedible

  • adjective not suitable for food
    uneatable.

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