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  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
  • adjective of or relating to or made from a ceramic
    • a ceramic dish

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

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  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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  • noun the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
    • the rifle had been fitted with a special stock

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  • noun someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

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  • noun a rack used primarily to display dresses for sale in a store

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  • noun a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol

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  • noun the early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance

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  • noun an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
    hearth; open fireplace.
    • the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
    • he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it
    • the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

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  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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  • noun United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
    Joseph Louis Barrow; Joe Louis.

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  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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  • noun rower's seat that slides fore and aft

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

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
    dress hanger; coat hanger.

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  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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

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  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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  • noun a brace worn to strengthen the ankle

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  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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  • noun any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; lunate; semilunar.

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  • adjective belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
    • the word `car' is inanimate
  • adjective not endowed with life
    nonliving; non-living.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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  • noun a platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
  • noun a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers

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  • noun a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing

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  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
  • noun a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

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  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering

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  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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  • noun a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
    capsule; ejector seat.

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  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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

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  • noun a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
    balloon seat.

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  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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  • noun a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

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  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbie-step; crow step.

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  • noun a stand for cruets containing various condiments

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  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    wheel spoke; radius.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    rung; rundle.

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  • noun a typeface in which characters have no serifs
    sans serif.

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  • noun a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
    French Republic.
  • noun French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924)
    Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault; Anatole France.

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  • noun a seat on a commercial airliner

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

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  • noun bearings containing small metal balls
    needle bearing; roller bearing.

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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    baby; infant.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
    baby; sister.

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  • noun a brace worn to support the back

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  • noun the table in Christian churches where communion is given
    communion table; Lord's table.
  • noun a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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  • noun a bearing designed to take thrusts parallel to the axis of revolution

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  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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  • noun a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
    calciferol; viosterol; cholecalciferol; vitamin D; ergocalciferol.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
    five hundred; 500.

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  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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  • noun a folding outside seat in the back of some early cars

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  • noun a base or platform on which hay or corn is stacked

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  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbel step; crow step.

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

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  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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  • noun support resembling the rib of an animal
  • noun any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

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

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  • noun a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
    • American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks
    • his father gave him a toehold in the oil business
  • noun a small foothold used in climbing

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  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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  • noun a cushion attached to the top of the back of an automobile's seat to prevent whiplash
    head restraint.
  • noun a rest for the head

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  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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  • noun a broad flat muscle on either side of the back
    latissimus dorsi.

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

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  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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  • noun a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
    bo'sun; bosun; bo's'n; bos'n.

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  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    • a second coat of paint

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  • noun metal supports for logs in a fireplace
    dog-iron; andiron; dog.
    • the andirons were too hot to touch

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  • noun a rack for displaying magazines

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  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support

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  • noun a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
    clothes hanger; dress hanger.

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  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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  • adjective satellite indicative of or announcing something to come
    • the Beatles were heraldic of a new style of music
  • adjective of or relating to heraldry

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  • noun a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant

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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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  • noun a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
    bosun's chair.

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  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration

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  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; atomic number 3.
  • noun Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

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  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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  • noun a brace worn to strengthen the knee

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  • noun any of 4 vertical supports at the corners of a bedstead

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  • noun a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
    bell seat.

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  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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  • noun a rack for displaying containers filled with spices

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  • noun a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • noun a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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

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  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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  • noun a light stand for holding sheets of printed music
    music stand.

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  • noun a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball
    basketball backboard.
    • he banked the shot off the backboard
  • noun a board used to support the back of someone or something

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  • noun a rest on which a violinist can place the chin

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  • noun a metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

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  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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  • noun a chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center
    • the saddle seat fitted his buttocks nicely

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  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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  • noun the verbal act of naming
    • the part he failed was the naming of state capitals
  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; appointment; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

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  • noun a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  • noun a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade

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  • noun a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
    clothes hanger; coat hanger.

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  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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  • noun the stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe)

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  • noun compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
  • noun a pit for cockfights

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

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  • noun a long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted
  • verb drive a skewer through
    • skewer the meat for the BBQ

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

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  • noun a person who rises (especially from bed)
    • he's usually a late riser
  • noun a vertical pipe in a building
    riser pipe; riser pipeline; riser main.

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  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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

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  • noun one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing

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

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Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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

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  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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  • noun a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    prowess; art.
    • the art of conversation
    • it's quite an art

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  • noun support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece

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  • noun support that is a constituent part of any structure or building

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  • noun bearings containing small metal balls
    ball bearing; roller bearing.

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  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness

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  • noun a chair with a ladder-back
    ladder-back chair.
  • noun the backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats

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

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

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  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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

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  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)

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  • adjective satellite being one more than thirteen
    fourteen; 14.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
    fourteen; 14.

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  • noun a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
    mortise joint; articulatio talocruralis; ankle joint.

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  • noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea

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  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear wheel; geared wheel.
  • noun wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    gearing; geartrain; train; power train.
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

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  • noun a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  • noun a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water

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  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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  • noun a seat for the rider of a bicycle

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  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  • 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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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; mantlepiece; mantel; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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  • noun a large and stately mansion
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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  • 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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  • noun a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
  • noun a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

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  • noun the English language as used in the United States
    American; American language.

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  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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

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  • noun metal supports for logs in a fireplace
    andiron; firedog; dog.
    • the andirons were too hot to touch

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  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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  • 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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An andiron with a knob at the top. Bacon.

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  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
    stirrup iron.
  • noun the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

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  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go

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

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  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumbling; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

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  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Deutschland; FRG; Federal Republic of Germany.

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  • noun a low single seat as in cars or planes

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

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  • noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    genu; articulatio genus; knee joint; human knee.
  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

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  • noun an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies
    • an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines
    • the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar
  • noun a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

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  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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  • noun a category falling within certain defined limits
  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
    angle bracket.

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  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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

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  • noun an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground

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  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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  • noun a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
  • verb secure with chocks

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  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    sponsor; patron.

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  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    • he paused on the bottom step

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  • noun wood used for fuel
    • they collected and cut their own firewood

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  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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  • noun structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
  • noun (geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock

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  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; handgun.

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

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  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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  • noun the raised helical rib going around a screw

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

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  • noun a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
    Swiss Confederation; Svizzera; Schweiz; Suisse.

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  • noun a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)

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  • noun metal supports for logs in a fireplace
    dog-iron; firedog; dog.
    • the andirons were too hot to touch

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

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  • noun the act of digging
    dig; digging.
    • there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton
  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    dig; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig

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  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    eye tooth; dogtooth; cuspid; canine tooth; eyetooth.
  • noun any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

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

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  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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  • noun a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant

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  • noun a three-legged metal stand for supporting a cooking vessel in a hearth
  • noun a stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table

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  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbie-step; corbel step.

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  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    radius; spoke.

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  • noun any of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers

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  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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

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  • noun a coffin along with its stand
    • we followed the bier to the graveyard
  • noun a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

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  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff

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  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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  • noun (architecture) one of a set of ornamental brackets under a cornice

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  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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

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  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    calcium; atomic number 20.
  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    Calif.; California; Golden State.

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  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; stride.
  • noun the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

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  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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  • noun a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost

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  • 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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  • 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
    • 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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  • noun a seat in a car

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  • noun cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)
    • the slow roasting took several hours
  • verb cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
    • roast the turkey

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  • 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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  • adjective still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost
    • extant manuscripts
    • specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"- Edward Clodd

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To rain upon; to wet with rain. Obs. Chaucer.

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  • noun any of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition

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  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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  • noun the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    expulsion; forcing out; projection.
  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    expulsion; riddance; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school

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  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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  • noun king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
    Sun King; Louis the Great.

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  • noun a support that you can lean against while sitting
    • the back of the dental chair was adjustable

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  • noun framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle

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  • noun a brace worn to steady the neck

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  • noun something used to beautify
    ornament; ornamentation.
  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; palm; medallion; medal; ribbon.

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  • adjective satellite consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    double; duple.
    • an egg with a double yolk
    • a double (binary) star
    • double doors
    • dual controls for pilot and copilot
    • duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure
  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; twofold; two-fold; double; three-fold; threefold.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison

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  • noun a container that is used to put or keep things in
  • noun enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts

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  • noun a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
    boatswain's chair.

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  • noun metal supports for logs in a fireplace
    dog-iron; firedog; dog.
    • the andirons were too hot to touch

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  • noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  • noun small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

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  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbie-step; corbel step; crow step.

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  • noun a secondary or inferior position or status
    • tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding
  • noun a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)

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  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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  • 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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  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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A new birth, or revival. Specifically: (a) The transitional movement in Europe, marked by the revival of classical learning and art in Italy in the 15th century, and the similar revival following in other countries. (b) The style of art which prevailed at this epoch.
The Renaissance was rather the last stage of the Middle Ages, emerging from ecclesiastical and feudal despotism, developing what was original in mediæval ideas by the light of classic arts and letters. J. A. Symonds (Encyc. Brit. ).

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  • noun an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
    fireplace; open fireplace.
    • the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
    • he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it
    • the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires
  • noun home symbolized as a part of the fireplace
    • driven from hearth and home
    • fighting in defense of their firesides

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Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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  • noun an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
  • noun a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    rock 'n' roll musician.

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

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  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    • he is six feet tall

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  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; accomplishment; acquisition.
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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  • noun a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
    console table.
  • noun a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

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  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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  • noun the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire

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  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

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  • noun an inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
    boule; buhl.

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  • noun the act of grasping
    clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    hold; handgrip; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; wharf; wharfage.
  • noun (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)

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  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; article of furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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  • adjective satellite shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    wrought; molded.
    • a shaped handgrip
    • the molded steel plates
    • the wrought silver bracelet
  • verb shape or influence; give direction to
    influence; shape; regulate; mold; determine.
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion

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  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth

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  • noun a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
    ejection seat; capsule.

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  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
  • noun an L-shaped metal bracket
    angle iron.

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

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  • noun a light stand for holding sheets of printed music
    music rack.

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  • adjective marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
    • proper medical treatment
    • proper manners
  • adjective satellite having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; not just a snack"
    • wanted a proper dinner
    • he finally has a proper job

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  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; basis.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis

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  • noun a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
  • noun any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
    • before every scene he ran down his checklist of props

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  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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  • noun the state of being ornamented
  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornament.

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  • noun soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick

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  • noun a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
  • noun a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
    • he reads the medical journals

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

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

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  • noun a support for the arch of the foot

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  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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  • noun a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)

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  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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

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  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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  • noun someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)

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  • noun the act of burning something
    • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire

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  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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  • noun a folding seat in an automobile

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  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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  • noun a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  • noun stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart

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  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number

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  • noun a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)

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  • noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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  • noun any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

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  • noun an L-shaped metal bracket
    angle bracket.

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  • noun bearings containing small metal balls
    ball bearing; needle bearing.

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  • noun the bearing of a journal

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  • noun a bracket to support a shelf

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  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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  • noun an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing place.

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

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  • noun a supporting column carved in the shape of a person

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

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  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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  • noun any wall supporting a floor or the roof of a building

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  • noun aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
  • noun any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food

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  • noun the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
  • noun movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels

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  • noun bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table

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  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket

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

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  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste
  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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  • noun a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
  • verb fasten with or as if with a garter

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  • noun a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
    atomic number 79; gold.
  • noun a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)
    Astronomical Unit.

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  • noun a support or foundation
    base; stand.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)
    • they put him on a pedestal

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  • noun a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  • noun a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    spittle; saliva.

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  • noun any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
  • noun a person who crawls or creeps along the ground

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  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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  • noun the message that is intended or expressed or signified
    signification; import; significance.
    • what is the meaning of this sentence
    • the significance of a red traffic light
    • the signification of Chinese characters
    • the import of his announcement was ambiguous
  • noun the idea that is intended
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc
  • noun a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
    brass instrument.

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  • noun an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
  • noun (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon

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  • noun shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    mantelpiece; chimneypiece; mantlepiece; mantle.
    • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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

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  • noun bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
  • verb float on the surface of water

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