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systematic

  • adjective characterized by order and planning
    • the investigation was very systematic
    • a systematic administrator
  • adjective of or relating to taxonomy
    taxonomic; taxonomical.
    • taxonomic relations
    • a taxonomic designation

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mandible

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    jowl; lower jaw; submaxilla; lower jawbone; mandibula; mandibular bone; jawbone.

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wild_wilkworm

  • noun larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
    giant silkworm; silkworm.

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unique

  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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tent

  • noun a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
    collapsible shelter.
    • he pitched his tent near the creek
  • noun a web that resembles a tent or carpet

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avalanche

  • noun a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  • noun a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
    • the program brought an avalanche of mail

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debris

  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    dust; detritus; junk; rubble.

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lappet

  • noun a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards
    wattle.
  • noun a small lap on a garment or headdress

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looper

  • noun small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae
    measuring worm; inchworm.

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webworm

  • noun several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed

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antlion

  • noun the larva of any of several insects
    ant lion; doodlebug.
  • noun winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
    antlion fly; ant lion.

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crater

  • noun a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
    volcanic crater.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

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lappet_caterpillar

  • noun larva of a lappet moth

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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alder

  • noun wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
  • noun north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
    alder tree.

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aphid_lion

  • noun carnivorous larva of lacewing flies
    aphis lion.

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mýrmex

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fall

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

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pseudaletia_unipuncta

  • noun noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain
    armyworm; army worm.
  • noun moth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
    armyworm.

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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feeble

  • adjective satellite pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    lame.
    • a feeble excuse
    • a lame argument
  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    faint.
    • damning with faint praise
    • faint resistance
    • feeble efforts
    • a feeble voice

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minute

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

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araripeneuridae

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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myrmecoleon

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laying

  • noun the production of eggs (especially in birds)
    egg laying.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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spongefly

  • noun hairy-bodied insect whose larvae feed on freshwater sponges
    spongillafly.

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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pieris_rapae

  • noun toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly
    cabbageworm.
  • noun small widely distributed form
    small white.

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potato_tuberworm

  • noun larva of potato moth; mines in leaves and stems of e.g. potatoes and tobacco
    Phthorimaea operculella.

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falsus

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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enclosed

  • adjective closed in or surrounded or included within
    • an enclosed porch
    • an enclosed yard
    • the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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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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family_myrmeleontidae

  • noun antlions
    Myrmeleontidae.

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habitat

  • noun the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
    home ground.
    • a marine habitat
    • he felt safe on his home grounds

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wiggler

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    squirmer; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips
  • noun larva of a mosquito
    wriggler.

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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body

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

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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leg

  • 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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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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prothorax

  • noun the anterior part of an insect's thorax; bears the first pair of legs

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cladogram

  • noun a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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animal_kingdom

  • noun taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
    kingdom Animalia; Animalia.

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dry

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

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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male

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

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chant

  • noun a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    cantillate; intonate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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bot

  • noun botfly larva; typically develops inside the body of a horse or sheep or human

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action

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

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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lacewing

  • noun any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids
    lacewing fly.

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; 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
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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africa

  • noun the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean

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foothold

  • noun an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies
    bridgehead.
    • 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
    footing.

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léon

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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tomato

  • noun mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable
  • noun native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
    tomato plant; Lycopersicon esculentum; love apple.

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verge

  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; brink.
  • noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    brink.
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy

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myrmeleontoidea

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select

  • verb pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
    pick out; choose; take.
    • Take any one of these cards
    • Choose a good husband for your daughter
    • She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her
  • adjective satellite of superior grade
    prime; quality; prize; choice.
    • choice wines
    • prime beef
    • prize carnations
    • quality paper
    • select peaches

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dna

  • noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information
    deoxyribonucleic acid; desoxyribonucleic acid.
    • DNA is the king of molecules

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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sialis_lutaria

  • noun dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae
    alderfly; alder fly.

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fish-fly

  • noun similar to but smaller than the dobsonfly; larvae are used as fishing bait
    fish fly.

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prey

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; target; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun animal hunted or caught for food
    quarry.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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type

  • 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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dimarinae

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low_mass

  • noun a Mass recited without music

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pilula

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biblical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
    scriptural.
    • biblical names
    • biblical Hebrew
  • adjective in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people
    • biblical styles in writing
    • a beard of biblical proportions
    • biblical costumes

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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chaff

  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; straw; husk; stalk; shuck.
  • noun foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure

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adult

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

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misreading

  • noun misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
  • verb read or interpret wrongly
    misread.
    • He misread the data

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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fly

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

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stilbopteryginae

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mythical

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

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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chalcid

  • noun any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects
    chalcidfly; chalcid wasp; chalcid fly.

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plump

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

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petersen

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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esben

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dragonfly

  • noun slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    snake doctor; sewing needle; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk; devil's darning needle; snake feeder; darning needle.

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tobacco_hornworm

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
    tomato worm; Manduca sexta.

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taxon

  • noun animal or plant group having natural relations
    taxonomic category; taxonomic group.

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metamorphosis

  • noun the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
    metabolism.
  • noun a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
    transfiguration.
    • the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting

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offspring

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    progeny; issue.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue
  • noun something that comes into existence as a result
    materialisation; materialization.
    • industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring
    • this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts

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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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venation

  • noun (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf
  • noun (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal
    venous blood system.

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strawworm

  • noun larva of the caddis fly; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris
    caddisworm.
  • noun larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
    jointworm.

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globular

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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woolly_bear_caterpillar

  • noun caterpillar of numerous moths characterized by a dense coat of woolly hairs; feed on plants and some are destructive pests
    woolly bear.

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echthromyrmicinae

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glenoleon

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dobsonfly

  • noun large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    Corydalus cornutus; dobson fly; dobson.

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animal

  • 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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neuropteron

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    neuropterous insect; neuropteran.

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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tomato_worm

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
    Manduca sexta; tobacco hornworm.

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description

  • noun a statement that represents something in words
    verbal description.
  • noun the act of describing something

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doodlebug

  • noun a small motor vehicle
  • noun a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
    robot bomb; buzz bomb; flying bomb; V-1.

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insecure

  • adjective not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
    • the hinge is insecure
  • adjective lacking in security or safety
    unsafe.
    • his fortune was increasingly insecure
    • an insecure future

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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abdomen

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; belly.
  • noun the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    abdominal cavity.

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cankerworm

  • noun green caterpillar of a geometrid moth; pest of various fruit and shade trees

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pupal

  • adjective satellite of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage
    • the pupal stage

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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glenurinae

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neck

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

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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green

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

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ovipositor

  • noun egg-laying tubular structure at the end of the abdomen in many female insects and some fishes

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geographic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographical.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographical.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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diptera

(Zoöl.) An extensive order of insects having only two functional wings and two balancers, as the house fly, mosquito, etc. They have a suctorial proboscis, often including two pairs of sharp organs (mandibles and maxillæ) with which they pierce the skin of animals. They undergo a complete metamorphosis, their larvæ (called maggots) being usually without feet.

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winged

  • adjective having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind;
    • the winged feet of Mercury
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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sickle

  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
    reaping hook; reap hook.

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beet_armyworm

  • noun moth larva that eats foliage of beets and other vegetables
    Spodoptera exigua.

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integument

  • noun an outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell

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nectar

  • noun a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
  • noun fruit juice especially when undiluted

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destroyer

  • noun a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
    guided missile destroyer.
  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    ruiner; uprooter; waster; undoer.
    • a destroyer of the environment
    • jealousy was his undoer
    • uprooters of gravestones

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nymph

  • noun (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
    • the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water
  • noun a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)

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euroleon

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manduca_sexta

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
    tomato worm; tobacco hornworm.
  • noun moth whose larvae are tobacco hornworms

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wingspan

  • noun linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil
    wingspread.

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centimetre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    centimeter; cm.

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brown_lacewing

  • noun small dark-colored lacewing fly
    hemerobiid; hemerobiid fly.

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critical_angle

  • noun the smallest angle of incidence for which light is totally reflected

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material

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

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hunter

  • noun someone who hunts game
    huntsman.
  • noun a person who searches for something
    • a treasure hunter

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predator

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; piranha; marauder.
  • noun any animal that lives by preying on other animals
    predatory animal.

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jezoensis

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caterpillar

  • noun a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
  • noun a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
    cat.

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grubby

  • noun small sculpin of the coast of New England
    Myxocephalus aenaeus.
  • adjective infested with grubs

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receptor

  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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front

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

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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bladder_worm

  • noun encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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ascidian_tadpole

  • noun free-swimming larva of ascidians; they have a tail like a tadpole that contains the notochord

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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cocoon

  • noun silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  • verb retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
    • Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings
    • She loves to stay at home and cocoon

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spinneret

(Zoöl.) One of the special jointed organs situated on the under side, and near the end, of the abdomen of spiders, by means of which they spin their webs. Most spiders have three pairs of spinnerets, but some have only two pairs. The ordinary silk line of the spider is composed of numerous smaller lines jointed after issuing from the spinnerets.

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predatory

  • adjective satellite characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding
    marauding; raiding.
    • bands of marauding Indians
    • predatory warfare
    • a raiding party
  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    raptorial; rapacious; vulturous; vulturine; ravening.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal

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phthorimaea_operculella

  • noun larva of potato moth; mines in leaves and stems of e.g. potatoes and tobacco
    potato tuberworm.
  • noun greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberworm
    splitworm; potato moth; potato tuber moth.

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maxilla

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
    upper jawbone; maxillary; upper jaw.

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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treacherous

  • adjective satellite dangerously unstable and unpredictable
    unreliable.
    • treacherous winding roads
    • an unreliable trestle
  • adjective satellite tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans
    punic; perfidious.
    • Punic faith
    • the perfidious Judas
    • the fiercest and most treacherous of foes
    • treacherous intrigues

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frequency

  • noun the number of occurrences within a given time period
    oftenness; frequence.
    • the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second
    • the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older
  • noun the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
    relative frequency.

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sandy

  • adjective satellite of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
    flaxen.
    • flaxen locks
  • adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
    arenaceous; sandlike.
    • arenaceous limestone
    • arenaceous grasses

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clade

  • noun a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor

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venom

  • noun toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; spite.

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mate

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

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carcass

  • noun the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
    carcase.

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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base

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

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tristis

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enormous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    tremendous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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antlion_fly

  • noun winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
    ant lion; antlion.

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jointworm

  • noun larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
    strawworm.

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american

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

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muscula

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prospective

  • adjective of or concerned with or related to the future
    • prospective earnings
    • a prospective mother
    • a prospective bride
    • the statute is solely prospective in operation

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suffix

  • noun an affix that is added at the end of the word
    postfix.
  • verb attach a suffix to
    • suffix words

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wasp

  • noun social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
  • noun a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
    white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.

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antiquity

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

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nostras

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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traction

  • noun the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    grip; adhesive friction.
  • noun (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
    • his leg was in traction for several days

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ancient

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

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plentiful

  • adjective satellite existing in great number or quantity
    • rhinoceroses were once plentiful here
  • adjective satellite affording an abundant supply
    plenteous; rich; copious; ample.
    • had ample food for the party
    • copious provisions
    • food is plentiful
    • a plenteous grape harvest
    • a rich supply

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hagenomyia

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caseworm

  • noun insect larva that constructs a protective case around its body

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catapult

  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    slingshot; sling.
  • noun a device that launches aircraft from a warship
    launcher.

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anus

  • noun the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

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exoskeleton

  • noun the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

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thorax

  • noun the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    chest; pectus.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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hellgrammiate

  • noun large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
    dobson.

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basal

  • adjective especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
    radical.
    • basal placentation
    • radical leaves
  • adjective satellite serving as or forming a base
    base.
    • the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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tomato_hornworm

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
    potato worm; Manduca quinquemaculata.

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stink_fly

  • noun pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae
    chrysopid; green lacewing.

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square_metre

  • noun a centare is 1/100th of an are
    centare; square meter.

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brachynemurinae

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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snakefly

  • noun predatory insect of western North America having a long necklike prothorax

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ifas

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vacant

  • adjective satellite void of thought or knowledge
    • a vacant mind
  • adjective satellite without an occupant or incumbent
    • the throne is never vacant

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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ant

  • noun social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
    pismire; emmet.

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winding

  • noun the act of winding or twisting
    twist; wind.
    • he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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angle

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

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efficient

  • adjective being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
    • an efficient production manager
    • efficient engines save gas
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    effective.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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cercaria

  • noun tadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm; tail disappears in adult stage

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hornworm

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tent_caterpillar

  • noun the larvae of moths that build and live in communal silken webs in orchard and shade trees

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horsefly

  • noun winged fly parasitic on horses
    Hippobosca equina; horse tick.
  • noun large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals
    clegg; horse fly; cleg.

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meconium

  • noun thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child

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pair

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

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america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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segment

  • noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    section.
    • a section of a fishing rod
    • metal sections were used below ground
    • finished the final segment of the road
  • noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    • a segment of an orange

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army_worm

  • noun noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain
    armyworm; Pseudaletia unipuncta.

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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nymphidae

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pulchellus

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entertaining

  • adjective satellite agreeably diverting
    • an entertaining puppet show
    • films should be entertaining
  • verb provide entertainment for
    entertain.

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slope

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    incline; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    gradient.
    • a five-degree gradient

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tuberworm

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occitanica

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woolly

  • adjective satellite having a fluffy character or appearance
    flocculent; wooly.
  • adjective satellite confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    wooly; muddled; muzzy; addled; befuddled; woolly-headed; wooly-minded.
    • muddleheaded ideas
    • your addled little brain
    • woolly thinking
    • woolly-headed ideas

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cutworm

  • noun North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground

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north_america

  • noun a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the North American continent collectively

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fine

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

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ground

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

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giant

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

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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arthropod

  • noun invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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tropic

  • noun either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropical.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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pitfall

  • noun an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty
    booby trap.
  • noun a trap in the form of a concealed hole
    pit.

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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hindmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindermost; rearmost.

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pseudimarinae

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lobe

  • noun (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
    • ear lobe
  • noun (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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bear

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

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wiggle

  • noun the act of wiggling
    wriggle; squirm.
  • verb move to and fro
    joggle; jiggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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timing

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

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hedge

  • noun a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    hedgerow.
  • noun any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    hedging.

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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chrysopid

  • noun pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae
    stink fly; green lacewing.

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substrate

  • noun the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
  • noun a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
    substratum.
    • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants

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tobacco

  • noun leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
    baccy.
  • noun aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
    tobacco plant.

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mealworm

  • noun the larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae

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common

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

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river

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

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wireworm

  • noun wormlike larva of various elaterid beetles; feeds on roots of many crop plants

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risky

  • adjective satellite involving risk or danger
    wild; hazardous.
    • skydiving is a hazardous sport
    • extremely risky going out in the tide and fog
    • a wild financial scheme
  • adjective satellite not financially safe or secure
    speculative; bad; high-risk.
    • a bad investment
    • high risk investments
    • anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky
    • speculative business enterprises

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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national

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

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plough

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plow.
  • noun a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    Wagon; Wain; Charles's Wain; Big Dipper; Dipper.

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relative

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

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lion

  • noun large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
    king of beasts; Panthera leo.
  • noun a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
    social lion.

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myrmeleontinae

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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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consecutive

  • adjective satellite one after the other
    back-to-back.
    • back-to-back home runs
  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    serial; sequential; sequent; successive.
    • serial concerts

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translucent

  • adjective satellite allowing light to pass through diffusely
    semitransparent.
    • translucent amber
    • semitransparent curtains at the windows

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spodoptera_frugiperda

  • noun larva of a migratory American noctuid moth; destroys grasses and small grains
    fall armyworm.
  • noun moth whose larvae are fall armyworms

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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joggle

  • noun a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
    dowel pin; dowel.
  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    jiggle.

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circumference

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

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silkworm

  • noun the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk
  • noun larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
    wild wilkworm; giant silkworm.

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scaptia

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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measuring_worm

  • noun small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae
    inchworm; looper.

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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flier

  • noun someone who travels by air
    flyer.
  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flyer; aeronaut; aviator; airman.

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wall

  • 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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igiliensis

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nemoleontinae

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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fall_armyworm

  • noun larva of a migratory American noctuid moth; destroys grasses and small grains
    Spodoptera frugiperda.

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palparinae

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extinct

  • adjective no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives
    nonextant.
    • an extinct species of fish
    • an extinct royal family
    • extinct laws and customs
  • adjective (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive
    • an extinct volcano

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verse

  • noun literature in metrical form
    poetry; poesy.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    rhyme.

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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beet

  • noun biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
    common beet; Beta vulgaris.
  • noun round red root vegetable
    beetroot.

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hemerobiid

  • noun small dark-colored lacewing fly
    brown lacewing; hemerobiid fly.

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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life

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

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diversity

  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    variety; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing
  • noun the condition or result of being changeable

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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giant_silkworm

  • noun larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
    wild wilkworm; silkworm.

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bladder

  • noun a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
    vesica.
  • noun a bag that fills with air

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2in

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hemerobiiformia

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folklore

  • noun the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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uncertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; unsure.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers
  • adjective not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown
    • an uncertain future
    • a manuscript of uncertain origin
    • plans are still uncertain
    • changes of great if uncertain consequences
    • without further evidence his story must remain uncertain

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alderfly

  • noun dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae
    Sialis lutaria; alder fly.

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myrmeleon

  • noun type genus of the Myrmeleontidae: antlions
    genus Myrmeleon.

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specialise

  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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knob

  • noun a circular rounded projection or protuberance
    boss.
  • noun a round handle

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stink

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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dobson

  • noun large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
    hellgrammiate.
  • noun large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    Corydalus cornutus; dobson fly; dobsonfly.

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metre

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; meter.
  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; cadence; meter; measure.

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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axillaris

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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dual

  • 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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wriggler

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; squirmer.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips
  • noun larva of a mosquito
    wiggler.

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woodland

  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; forest; timber.

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • 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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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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bristle

  • noun a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  • noun a stiff hair

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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aphis

(Zoöl.) A genus of insects belonging to the order Hemiptera and family Aphidæ, including numerous species known as plant lice and green flies. ✍ Besides the true males and females, there is a race of wingless asexual individuals which have the power of producing living young in rapid succession, and these in turn may produce others of the same kind for several generations, before sexual individuals appear. They suck the sap of plants by means of a tubular proboscis, and owing to the wonderful rapidity of their reproduction become very destructive to vegetation. Many of the Aphidæ excrete honeydew from two tubes near the end of the body.

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practice

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

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dusk

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • verb become dusk

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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palaeoleontidae

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center

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

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tuft

  • noun a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
    tussock.
  • noun a bunch of feathers or hair

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leatherjacket

  • noun any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes
    leatherfish.
  • noun any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales
    leatherjack.

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edge

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

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position

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

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jean

  • 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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loan_translation

  • noun an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language
    calque formation; calque.
    • `superman' is a calque for the German `Ubermensch'

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fish_fly

  • noun similar to but smaller than the dobsonfly; larvae are used as fishing bait
    fish-fly.

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pollen

  • noun the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant

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maggot

  • noun the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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porrerus

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vermileonidae

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bankisus

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neuropteran

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    neuropterous insect; neuropteron.

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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corn_borer

  • noun larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
    Pyrausta nubilalis.
  • noun native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
    European corn borer moth; Pyrausta nubilalis; corn borer moth.

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acanthaclisis

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corydalus_cornutus

  • noun large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    dobson fly; dobson; dobsonfly.

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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disturbance

  • noun activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
    perturbation.
    • the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset
    • he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    • there was a disturbance of neural function
  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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lasiochalcidia

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disparity

  • noun inequality or difference in some respect

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pile

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

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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pyrausta_nubilalis

  • noun larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
    corn borer.
  • noun native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
    European corn borer moth; corn borer; corn borer moth.

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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smart

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

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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larva

  • noun the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

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spodoptera_exigua

  • noun moth larva that eats foliage of beets and other vegetables
    beet armyworm.
  • noun moth whose larvae are beet armyworms

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acanthaclisinae

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infraclass

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phylogeny

  • noun (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
    phylogenesis; evolution; organic evolution.

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ant_lion

  • noun the larva of any of several insects
    antlion; doodlebug.
  • noun winged insect resembling a dragonfly; the larvae (doodlebugs) dig conical pits where they wait to catch e.g. ants
    antlion fly; antlion.

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subfamily

  • noun (biology) a taxonomic category below a family

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palaeoleon

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rear

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

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insect

  • noun small air-breathing arthropod
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; worm; louse.

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particle

  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.
  • noun a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
    subatomic particle.

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cooler

  • noun a refrigerator for cooling liquids
    ice chest.
  • noun an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

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vacant_lot

  • noun a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
    building site.

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sized

  • adjective having a specified size
  • verb cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
    size.

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dobson_fly

  • noun large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    Corydalus cornutus; dobson; dobsonfly.

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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ascidian

  • noun minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves

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potato_worm

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
    tomato hornworm; Manduca quinquemaculata.

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grub

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; chow.
  • noun a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects

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metabolic

  • adjective of or relating to metabolism
    • metabolic rate
  • adjective undergoing metamorphosis
    metabolous.

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litter

  • noun the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  • noun rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

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hemerobiid_fly

  • noun small dark-colored lacewing fly
    hemerobiid; brown lacewing.

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neuropterous_insect

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    neuropteran; neuropteron.

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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myrmeleontiformia

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araripeneurinae

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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palpares

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mantispid

  • noun insect that resembles a mantis; larvae are parasites in the nests of spiders and wasps

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measuring

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    mensuration; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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voracious

  • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
    rapacious; ravening.
    • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
    • ravening creditors
    • paying taxes to voracious governments
  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    wolfish; rapacious; esurient; edacious; ravenous; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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tussock_caterpillar

  • noun larva of a tussock moth

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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armyworm

  • noun noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain
    army worm; Pseudaletia unipuncta.
  • noun moth whose destructive larvae travel in multitudes
    Pseudaletia unipuncta.

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cabbageworm

  • noun toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly
    Pieris rapae.

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meaning

  • 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
    substance.
    • What is the meaning of this proverb?

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slender

  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slim; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
  • adjective satellite very narrow
    thin.
    • a thin line across the page

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ambush

  • noun the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    lying in wait; ambuscade; trap.
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; waylay; ambuscade.

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damselfly

  • noun slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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spongillafly

  • noun hairy-bodied insect whose larvae feed on freshwater sponges
    spongefly.

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digestion

  • noun the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat
  • noun the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body

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pantherinus

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dendroleon

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square

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

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mitochondrial

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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alder_fly

  • noun dark-colored insect having predaceous aquatic larvae
    alderfly; Sialis lutaria.

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holometabolous

  • adjective satellite (of an insect) undergoing complete metamorphosis
    holometabolic.

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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physiologus

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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larval

  • adjective satellite immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage
    • larval societies
    • larval crayfishes
    • the larval stage
  • adjective relating to or typical of a larva
    • the larval eye

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borer

  • noun a drill for penetrating rock
    stone drill; rock drill; bore bit.
  • noun any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood
    woodborer.

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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funnel

  • noun a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
    funnel shape.
  • noun a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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caddisworm

  • noun larva of the caddis fly; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris
    strawworm.

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samsonileon

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heap

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

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myrmecaelurinae

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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maximum

  • noun the largest possible quantity
    upper limit.
  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; level best.
    • he tried his utmost

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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steep

  • noun a steep place (as on a hill)
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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uf

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groove

  • noun a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
    channel.
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    rut.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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bearing

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

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mesozoic

(Geol.) Belonging, or relating, to the secondary or reptilian age, or the era between the Paleozoic and Cenozoic. See Chart of Geology.

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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lichen

  • noun any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
  • noun any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.

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aphis_lion

  • noun carnivorous larva of lacewing flies
    aphid lion.

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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inchworm

  • noun small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae
    measuring worm; looper.

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antenna

  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    aerial; transmitting aerial.
  • noun sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    feeler.
    • he had a special antenna for public relations

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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ascalaphidae

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hybrid

  • noun a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
    loanblend; loan-blend.
  • noun a composite of mixed origin
    • the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices

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babinskaiidae

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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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green_lacewing

  • noun pale green unpleasant-smelling lacewing fly having carnivorous larvae
    stink fly; chrysopid.

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dendroleontinae

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neuropteron

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    neuropterous insect; neuropteran.

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scrub

  • noun dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    bush; chaparral.
  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    scouring; scrubbing.

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sloped

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; slanted; slanting; sloping.
  • verb be at an angle
    slope; incline; pitch.
    • The terrain sloped down

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fabre

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woolly_bear

  • noun caterpillar of numerous moths characterized by a dense coat of woolly hairs; feed on plants and some are destructive pests
    woolly bear caterpillar.

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slant

  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    angle.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    rake; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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manduca_quinquemaculata

  • noun large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
    tomato hornworm; potato worm.
  • noun moth whose larvae are tomato hornworms

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structure

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

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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potato

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    spud; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
    Solanum tuberosum; white potato; white potato vine.

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owlflies

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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lacewing_fly

  • noun any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids
    lacewing.

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leptocephalus

  • noun slender transparent larva of eels and certain fishes

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