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exclusive

  • noun a news report that is reported first by one news organization
    scoop.
    • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials
  • adjective satellite not divided or shared with others
    sole.
    • they have exclusive use of the machine
    • sole rights of publication

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forficate

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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three-pronged

  • adjective satellite having three prongs

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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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dichotomous

  • adjective satellite divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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diametric

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

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bilocular

  • adjective satellite divided into or containing two cells or chambers
    biloculate.
    • having a bilocular capsule

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inconsistent

  • adjective displaying a lack of consistency
    • inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time
    • inconsistent with the roadmap
  • adjective satellite not capable of being made consistent or harmonious
    • inconsistent accounts

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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unalike

  • adjective not alike or similar
    dissimilar.
    • as unalike as two people could be

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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nonsymbiotic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonparasitic; free-living.

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segmental

  • adjective satellite divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds
  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    metameric; segmented.

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reliant

  • adjective satellite relying on another for support
    • dependent on Middle Eastern oil

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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quaint

  • adjective satellite strange in an interesting or pleasing way
    • quaint dialect words
    • quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities
  • adjective satellite very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
    • the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty
    • came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott
    • a quaint sense of humor

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torn

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    lacerate; lacerated; mangled.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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grotesque

  • 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
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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sustain

  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    suffer; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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self-supporting

  • adjective satellite financially independent
    • now that my children are self-supporting

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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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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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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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eery

  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eerie.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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self-sufficing

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sufficient; self-sustaining.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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deviant

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; degenerate.
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    aberrant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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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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counterpoint

  • noun a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
  • verb to show differences when compared; be different
    contrast.
    • the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities

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antithetical

  • adjective satellite sharply contrasted in character or purpose
    antithetic.
    • practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs
    • hope is antithetic to despair

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dissimilar

  • adjective not similar
    • a group of very dissimilar people
    • a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm
    • their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own
    • took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem
  • adjective not alike or similar
    unalike.
    • as unalike as two people could be

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disparate

  • adjective satellite fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
    • such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing
    • disparate ideas
  • adjective satellite including markedly dissimilar elements
    • a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers

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undivided

  • adjective satellite not parted by conflict of opinion
    • presented an undivided front
  • adjective satellite not shared by or among others
    • undivided responsibility

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discrepant

  • adjective satellite not compatible with other facts
    incompatible.
  • adjective satellite not in agreement
    inconsistent.

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horror

  • noun intense and profound fear
  • noun something that inspires dislike; something horrible
    • the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him

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single-handed

  • adjective satellite unsupported by other people
    unassisted; unbacked.
  • adjective satellite without help from others
    • a single-handed accomplishment

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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forked

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    fork; pitchfork.
    • pitchfork hay

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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apart

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

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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disunited

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    fragmented; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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discrete

  • adjective satellite constituting a separate entity or part
    distinct.
    • a government with three discrete divisions
    • on two distinct occasions

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some_other

  • adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
    another.
    • put it off to another (or some other) day

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unintegrated

  • adjective not integrated; not taken into or made a part of a whole
    nonintegrated.
  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    segregated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood

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determiner

  • noun an argument that is conclusive
    clincher; determining factor.
  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determinative.

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self-sufficient

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sustaining; self-sufficing.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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set

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

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antithetic

  • adjective satellite sharply contrasted in character or purpose
    antithetical.
    • practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs
    • hope is antithetic to despair

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pronoun

  • noun a function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase

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polar

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

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series

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

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some

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
  • adjective satellite relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away

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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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culture

  • 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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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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sectional

  • noun a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
  • adjective relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
    • a sectional view
    • sectional drawings

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curious

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; odd; peculiar; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
    • a curious child is a teacher's delight
    • a trap door that made me curious
    • curious investigators
    • traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers
    • curious about the neighbor's doings

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separateness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; distinctness.
  • noun political independence
    • seeking complete political separateness for Taiwan

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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unconditional

  • adjective not conditional
    unconditioned.
    • unconditional surrender
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; categorical.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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bifurcate

  • verb split or divide into two
  • verb divide into two branches
    • The road bifurcated

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incompatible

  • adjective not compatible
    • incompatible personalities
    • incompatible colors
  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
    antagonistic.

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self-reliant

  • adjective satellite (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
    autonomous; self-directed.

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contrastive

  • adjective satellite of words so related that one contrasts with the other
    incompatible.
    • `rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms
  • adjective satellite strikingly different; tending to contrast
    contrasting.
    • contrasting (or contrastive) colors

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bifurcated

  • adjective satellite divided into or made up of two parts
    • socially bifurcated populations
  • verb split or divide into two
    bifurcate.

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severalty

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; separateness; distinctness.
  • noun exclusive individual ownership

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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bicameral

  • adjective composed of two legislative bodies
  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    two-chambered.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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isolable

  • adjective satellite capable of being isolated or disjoined

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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freaky

  • adjective satellite strange and somewhat frightening
    • the whole experience was really freaky
  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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contrasting

  • adjective satellite strikingly different; tending to contrast
    contrastive.
    • contrasting (or contrastive) colors
  • verb put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
    contrast.
    • The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student

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breakaway

  • noun the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
    breaking away.
    • there was a breakaway by the discontented members
    • a breaking away from family and neighborhood
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; fissiparous.
    • a breakaway faction

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pronged

  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    tined.
    • a three-tined fork
  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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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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rum

  • noun liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rummy.

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suffice

  • verb be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    answer; do; serve.
    • A few words would answer
    • This car suits my purpose well
    • Will $100 do?
    • A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
    • Nothing else will serve

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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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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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separate

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

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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dissonant

  • adjective satellite characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
    unresolved.
  • adjective satellite lacking in harmony
    disharmonious; discordant; inharmonic.

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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by

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

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free-living

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonsymbiotic; nonparasitic.

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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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asunder

  • adjective satellite widely separated especially in space
    • as wide asunder as pole from pole
  • adverb into parts or pieces
    apart.
    • he took his father's watch apart
    • split apart
    • torn asunder

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fantastical

  • adjective satellite existing in fancy only
    fantastic.
    • fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    fantastic; grotesque; antic.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror

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bisulcate

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    cloven.
    • bisulcate hoof

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alaska

  • noun a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union
    AK; Last Frontier.
    • Alaska is the largest state in the United States

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set-apart

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    separated; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling

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magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • 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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anime

  • noun a hard copal derived from an African tree
    Zanzibar copal.
  • noun any of various resins or oleoresins
    gum anime.

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variance

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variant; discrepancy.
  • noun discord that splits a group
    division.

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weird

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    eldritch; uncanny; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
  • noun fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
    Wyrd.

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otherwise

  • adjective satellite other than as supposed or expected
    • the outcome was otherwise
  • adverb in other respects or ways
    • he is otherwise normal
    • the funds are not otherwise available
    • an otherwise hopeless situation

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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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depart

  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    vary; deviate; diverge.

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nonparasitic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonsymbiotic; free-living.

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black-and-white

  • adjective lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
    • a black-and-white cow
    • black-and-white blooms
    • black-and-white stripes
  • adjective not having or not capable of producing colors
    black and white.
    • black-and-white film
    • a black-and-white TV
    • the movie was in black and white

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item-by-item

  • adjective satellite separate and distinct from others of the same kind
    individual; case-by-case.
    • mark the individual pages
    • on a case-by-case basis

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autonomous

  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state
  • adjective satellite existing as an independent entity
    • the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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unaccompanied

  • adjective being without an escort
  • adjective playing or singing without accompaniment
    • the soloist sang unaccompanied

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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four-pronged

  • adjective satellite having four prongs

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another

  • adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
    some other.
    • put it off to another (or some other) day

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indefinite

  • adjective vague or not clearly defined or stated
    • must you be so indefinite?
    • amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges
    • he would not answer so indefinite a proposal
  • adjective satellite not decided or not known
    • were indefinite about their plans
    • plans are indefinite

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aberrant

  • noun one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    deviant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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pentamerous

  • adjective satellite divided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five (or a multiple of five) members
    • pentamerous flowers

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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commutative

  • adjective satellite (of a binary operation) independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a"

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segregated

  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    unintegrated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    segregate.
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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two-pronged

  • adjective satellite having two prongs

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cloven

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    bisulcate.
    • bisulcate hoof
  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; cleave; split.
    • cleave the bone

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sequestered

  • adjective satellite providing privacy or seclusion
    secluded; cloistered; reclusive.
    • the cloistered academic world of books
    • sat close together in the sequestered pergola
    • sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree
    • a secluded romantic spot
  • verb requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    sequester.
    • the estate was sequestered

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chambered

  • adjective satellite having compartmental chambers
    • a spiral chambered seashell
  • verb place in a chamber
    chamber.

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bifid

  • adjective satellite divided into two lobes
    • a bifid petal

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white

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

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rummy

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; inebriate; sot; wino; drunkard.
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rum.

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fork

  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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fragmented

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    disunited; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb break or cause to break into pieces
    fragment; fragmentize; fragmentise; break up.
    • The plate fragmented

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tined

  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    pronged.
    • a three-tined fork
  • verb plate with tin
    tin.

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assorted

  • adjective satellite consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
    mixed; motley; sundry; miscellaneous.
    • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
    • assorted sizes
    • miscellaneous accessories
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
    • a motley crew
    • sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    assort; associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues

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strange

  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    unusual.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has
  • adjective satellite not known before
    unknown.
    • used many strange words
    • saw many strange faces in the crowd
    • don't let anyone unknown into the house

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sufficient

  • adjective of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
    • sufficient food

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self-sustaining

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sufficient; self-sufficing.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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autarkical

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by autarchy
    autarchical; autarchic.
  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports
    autarkic.

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metameric

  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    segmented; segmental.

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self-directed

  • adjective satellite (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
    autonomous; self-reliant.

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antic

  • noun a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    caper; joke; trick; put-on; prank.
  • verb act as or like a clown
    clown around; clown.

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varying

  • adjective satellite marked by diversity or difference
    variable.
    • the varying angles of roof slope
    • nature is infinitely variable
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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discreteness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    severalty; separateness; distinctness.

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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directed

  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) having a specified direction
    • a positively directed vector
    • goal-directed
  • verb command with authority
    direct.
    • He directed the children to do their homework

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disconnected

  • adjective (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply
    staccato.
    • staccato applause
    • a staccato command
    • staccato notes
  • verb pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
    disconnect; unplug.
    • unplug the hair dryer after using it

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contrary

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

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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detached

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

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man-to-man

  • adjective satellite forthright and honest
    • had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    one-on-one.
    • one-on-one defense

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biloculate

  • adjective satellite divided into or containing two cells or chambers
    bilocular.
    • having a bilocular capsule

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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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separated

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

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crazy

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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strong-minded

  • adjective satellite having a determined will
    strong-willed.
  • adjective satellite marked by vigorous independence of thought and judgment

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two-chambered

  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    bicameral.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • 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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indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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sectioned

  • adjective satellite consisting of or divided into sections
    sectional.
    • a sectional sofa
    • sectioned plates
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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lily-white

  • adjective satellite restricted to whites only
    white.
    • under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains
    • a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization
  • adjective satellite of a pure white color

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maroon

  • noun a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
  • noun a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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separatist

  • noun an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
    separationist.
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    fissiparous; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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diverse

  • adjective satellite many and different
    divers.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
  • adjective satellite distinctly dissimilar or unlike
    various.
    • celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan
    • animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth

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gothic

  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    medieval; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating
  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

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at

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

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degenerate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; deviant.
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; deteriorate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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fork-like

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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disjoint

  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb separate at the joints
    disarticulate.
    • disjoint the chicken before cooking it

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fissiparous

  • adjective satellite reproducing by fission
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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autarkic

  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports
    autarkical.

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funny

  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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discriminate

  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart.
  • verb treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    single out; separate.

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varied

  • adjective characterized by variety
    • immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions
    • his work is interesting and varied
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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eerie

  • adjective satellite suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
    • an eerie feeling of deja vu
  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eery.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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diametrical

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

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at_variance

  • adjective satellite not in accord
    discrepant; dissonant.
    • desires at variance with his duty
    • widely discrepant statements

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isolated

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

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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one-on-one

  • adjective satellite directly between two individuals
    • one-on-one instruction
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    man-to-man.
    • one-on-one defense

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individualistic

  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualist.
    • an individualistic way of dressing
  • adjective satellite with minimally restricted freedom in commerce
    laissez-faire.

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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lily

  • noun any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers

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divers

  • adjective satellite many and different
    diverse.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver; diver.

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pseudonym

  • noun a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
    nom de guerre; anonym.

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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case-by-case

  • adjective satellite separate and distinct from others of the same kind
    item-by-item; individual.
    • mark the individual pages
    • on a case-by-case basis

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opposite

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

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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disjunct

  • adjective progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
  • adjective satellite having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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united

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

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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prongy

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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variable

  • noun something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable quantity.

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mullioned

  • adjective satellite of windows; divided by vertical bars or piers usually of stone
    • mullioned windows

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quarantined

  • adjective satellite under forced isolation especially for health reasons
    isolated.
    • a quarantined animal
    • isolated patients
  • verb place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons
    quarantine.
    • My dog was quarantined before he could live in England

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many-chambered

  • adjective satellite having many chambers

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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unlike

  • adjective marked by dissimilarity
    different; dissimilar.
    • for twins they are very unlike
    • people are profoundly different
  • adjective not equal in amount
    • they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities

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episodic

  • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    occasional.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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otherness

  • noun the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known
    distinctness; separateness.

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biramous

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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segmented

  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    metameric; segmental.
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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english

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

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • 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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divided

  • adjective separated into parts or pieces
    • opinions are divided
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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idiosyncratic

  • adjective satellite peculiar to the individual
    • we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures
    • Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting

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