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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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spastic

  • noun a person suffering from spastic paralysis
  • adjective relating to or characterized by spasm
    • a spastic colon
    • spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy

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shaky

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    rickety; wobbly; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • adjective satellite vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    shivering; trembling.
    • a quaking bog
    • the quaking child asked for more
    • quivering leaves of a poplar tree
    • with shaking knees
    • seemed shaky on her feet
    • sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
    • trembling hands

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precarious

  • adjective satellite affording no ease or reassurance
    unstable.
    • a precarious truce
  • adjective satellite fraught with danger
    touch-and-go; parlous; perilous.
    • dangerous waters
    • a parlous journey on stormy seas
    • a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat
    • the precarious life of an undersea diver
    • dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery

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suspenseful

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    cliff-hanging; suspensive; nail-biting.

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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tonicity

  • noun the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
    tone; tonus.
    • the doctor tested my tonicity

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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wild-eyed

  • adjective satellite appearing extremely agitated
    • crowded the wild-eyed animals into a truck
  • adjective satellite not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
    quixotic; romantic.
    • as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood
    • a romantic disregard for money
    • a wild-eyed dream of a world state

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squalling

  • adjective satellite characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
    squally.
    • a home life that has been extraordinarily squally
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    squall; wawl; waul.

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spooky

  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    flighty; skittish; nervous.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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spasmodic

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; convulsive.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite occurring in spells and often abruptly
    fitful.
    • fitful bursts of energy
    • spasmodic rifle fire

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palpitant

  • adjective satellite having a slight and rapid trembling motion
    palpitating.
    • palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions
    • my palpitating heart

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dreadful

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

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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nervous

  • adjective satellite easily agitated
    • a nervous addict
    • a nervous thoroughbred
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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behaviourist

  • noun a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
    behaviorist.
  • adjective of or relating to behaviorism
    behaviorist; behavioristic; behaviouristic.
    • behavioristic psychology

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hot

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

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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brainsick

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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eager

  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    bore; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.
  • adjective having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
    • eager to learn
    • eager to travel abroad
    • eager for success
    • eager helpers
    • an eager look

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shuddering

  • adjective satellite shaking convulsively or violently
  • verb shake, as from cold
    shudder; shiver.
    • The children are shivering--turn on the heat!

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riotous

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; profuse; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming
  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; disruptive.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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self-conscious

  • adjective satellite aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts
    self-aware.
    • self-conscious awareness
    • self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter
  • adjective satellite excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
    • self-conscious teenagers
    • wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it

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flighty

  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flyaway; head-in-the-clouds; scatterbrained.
    • flighty young girls
  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    spooky; skittish; nervous.

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troubled

  • adjective characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
    • troubled areas
    • fell into a troubled sleep
    • a troubled expression
    • troubled teenagers
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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dreaded

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear; dread.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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excited

  • adjective satellite (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    emotional; aroused; worked up.
    • he would become emotional over nothing at all
    • she was worked up about all the noise
  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
    excite.

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overwrought

  • adjective satellite deeply agitated especially from emotion
    distraught.
    • distraught with grief

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nervousness

  • noun the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
    jumpiness; jitteriness; restiveness.
  • noun an uneasy psychological state
    nerves.
    • he suffered an attack of nerves

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chagrined

  • adjective satellite feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    embarrassed; abashed.
    • felt abashed at the extravagant praise
    • chagrined at the poor sales of his book
    • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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fluctuating

  • adjective satellite having unpredictable ups and downs
    • fluctuating prices
  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
    fluctuate.

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delirious

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    hallucinating.
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    unrestrained; mad; frantic; excited.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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arrhythmic

  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; jerky.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat
  • adjective satellite without regard for rhythm
    arrhythmical.

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aflicker

  • adjective satellite shining unsteadily
    flickering.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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high-strung

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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eyed

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

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tensity

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tenseness.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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awful

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

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frightening

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; terrorization.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright; affright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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tremulous

  • adjective satellite (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
    quavering.
    • the old lady's quavering voice
    • spoke timidly in a tremulous voice

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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shifty

  • adjective satellite characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
    devious.
    • a devious character
    • shifty eyes
  • adjective satellite changing position or direction
    shifting.
    • he drifted into the shifting crowd
    • their nervous shifting glances
    • shifty winds

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feverish

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    hectic.
    • worked at a feverish pace
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by fever
    febrile.
    • a febrile reaction caused by an allergen

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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unhinged

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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suspensive

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    cliff-hanging; suspenseful; nail-biting.
  • adjective satellite undecided or characterized by indecisiveness

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discombobulated

  • adjective satellite having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion
    disconcerted.
    • the hecklers pelted the discombobulated speaker with anything that came to hand
    • looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted"- G.B.Shaw
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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ungratified

  • adjective satellite worried and uneasy
    unsatisfied; restless.

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tottering

  • adjective satellite unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
    tottery.
    • a tottering skeleton of a horse
    • a tottery old man
  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    totter.
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table

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unstable

  • adjective lacking stability or fixity or firmness
    • unstable political conditions
    • the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind
    • an unstable world economy
  • adjective satellite highly or violently reactive
    • sensitive and highly unstable compounds

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stimulant

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

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flickering

  • adjective satellite shining unsteadily
    aflicker.
  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flitter; flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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jolted

  • adjective satellite bumped or shaken jerkily
    • the jolted passengers
  • verb move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    jar; jolt.

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uneasiness

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    edginess; inquietude; disquietude.
  • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
    malaise; unease.

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red-faced

  • adjective satellite (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
    crimson; flushed; reddened; red.
    • crimson with fury
    • turned red from exertion
    • with puffy reddened eyes
    • red-faced and violent
    • flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment
  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    blushing; blushful.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger

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pants

  • noun underpants worn by women
    drawers; bloomers; knickers.
    • she was afraid that her bloomers might have been showing
  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
    pant.

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squally

  • adjective satellite characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
    squalling.
    • a home life that has been extraordinarily squally
  • adjective satellite characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain
    • a grey squally morning

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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unsatisfied

  • adjective satellite not having been satisfied
    unsatiated; unsated.
  • adjective satellite worried and uneasy
    ungratified; restless.

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psychopathologic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathic; psychopathological.

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restless

  • adjective satellite worried and uneasy
    unsatisfied; ungratified.
  • adjective satellite ceaselessly in motion
    • the restless sea
    • the restless wind

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turbulent

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood
  • adjective satellite (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence
    roiling; churning; roiled; roily.
    • the river's roiling current
    • turbulent rapids

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psychopathological

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathic; psychopathologic.

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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strung

  • adjective that is on a string
    • keys strung on a red cord
  • verb thread on or as if on a string
    draw; string; thread.
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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demented

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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uncomfortable

  • adjective conducive to or feeling mental discomfort
    • this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable
    • the uncomfortable truth
    • grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye
    • an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest
    • the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable
  • adjective providing or experiencing physical discomfort
    • an uncomfortable chair
    • an uncomfortable day in the hot sun

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horrendous

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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tumultuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    troubled; turbulent; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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animate

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

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worried

  • adjective satellite afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
    distressed; disturbed; upset; disquieted.
    • too upset to say anything
    • spent many disquieted moments
    • distressed about her son's leaving home
    • lapsed into disturbed sleep
    • worried parents
    • a worried frown
    • one last worried check of the sleeping children
  • verb be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
    worry.
    • I worry about my job

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aroused

  • adjective satellite aroused to action
    • the aroused opposition
  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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tense_up

  • verb become tense, nervous, or uneasy
    tense.
    • He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room
  • verb cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
    strain; tense.
    • he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up

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excitant

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

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fazed

  • adjective satellite caused to show discomposure
    daunted; bothered.
    • refused to be fazed by the objections
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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highly_strung

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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queasiness

  • noun a mild state of nausea
    qualm; squeamishness.
  • noun inability to rest or relax or be still
    uneasiness; restlessness.

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excitatory

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

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dying

  • noun the time when something ends
    death; demise.
    • it was the death of all his plans
    • a dying of old hopes
  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; pass away; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

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distraught

  • adjective satellite deeply agitated especially from emotion
    overwrought.
    • distraught with grief

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hallucinating

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    delirious.
  • verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
    hallucinate.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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one

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

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jumpy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.
  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    rocky; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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unsure

  • adjective lacking self-confidence
    shy; timid; diffident.
    • stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    • problems that call for bold not timid responses
    • a very unsure young man
  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; uncertain.
    • 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

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taut

  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    tight.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope
  • adjective satellite subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    • the skin of his face looked drawn and tight
    • her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

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fidgety

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    antsy; fretful; itchy.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child

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toey

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strained

  • adjective satellite lacking natural ease
    labored; laboured.
    • a labored style of debating
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach; strive.
    • straining our ears to hear

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restiveness

  • noun the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
    nervousness; jumpiness; jitteriness.
  • noun characterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
    skittishness.

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daunted

  • adjective satellite caused to show discomposure
    fazed; bothered.
    • refused to be fazed by the objections
  • verb cause to lose courage
    scare away; scare off; frighten off; dash; pall; daunt; scare; frighten away.
    • dashed by the refusal

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palpitating

  • adjective satellite having a slight and rapid trembling motion
    palpitant.
    • palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions
    • my palpitating heart
  • verb cause to throb or beat rapidly
    palpitate.
    • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart

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uptight

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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uneven

  • adjective not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
    • an uneven color
    • uneven ground
    • uneven margins
    • wood with an uneven grain
  • adjective satellite (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
    mismatched.
    • vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church

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shifting

  • noun the act of moving from one place to another
    shift.
    • his constant shifting disrupted the class
  • verb make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched"
    shift; switch; change over.
    • First Joe led

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dire

  • adjective satellite fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
    desperate.
    • a desperate illness
    • on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall
    • a dire emergency
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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trembling

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • verb move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
    tremble.
    • His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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unrestrained

  • adjective not subject to restraint
    • unrestrained laughter
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    mad; frantic; excited; delirious.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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nail-biting

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    cliff-hanging; suspensive; suspenseful.

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shaken

  • adjective satellite disturbed psychologically as if by a physical jolt or shock
    jolted.
    • retrieved his named from her jolted memory
    • the accident left her badly shaken
  • verb move or cause to move back and forth
    agitate; shake.
    • The chemist shook the flask vigorously
    • My hands were shaking

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impatience

  • noun a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    restlessness.
  • noun a restless desire for change and excitement

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faced

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

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shivering

  • noun a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    chill.
  • verb tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    shudder; throb; shiver; thrill.

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direful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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psychopathic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathologic; psychopathological.

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rattled

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)
    perturbed; flustered; hot and bothered.
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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uneasy

  • adjective lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
    • farmers were uneasy until rain finally came
    • uneasy about his health
    • gave an uneasy laugh
    • uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
    • an uneasy coalition government
    • an uneasy calm
    • an uneasy silence fell on the group
  • adjective lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    restless.
    • a restless night
    • she fell into an uneasy sleep

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jumpiness

  • noun the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
    nervousness; jitteriness; restiveness.

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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terrible

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

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pumped_up

  • adjective satellite tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline
    wired; pumped-up; pumped.
    • we were really pumped up for the race
    • he was so pumped he couldn't sleep

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incertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    unsure; uncertain.
    • 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

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disturbed

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

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stirring

  • noun agitating a liquid with an implement
    • constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
  • noun arousing to a particular emotion or action
    inspiration.

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unsteady

  • adjective subject to change or variation
    • her unsteady walk
    • his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine
    • an unsteady voice
  • adjective satellite not firmly or solidly positioned
    unfirm.
    • climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder
    • an unfirm stance

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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wobbling

  • adjective satellite (of sound) fluctuating unsteadily
    • a low-pitched wobbling sound
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble; coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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best

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

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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unforbearing

  • adjective satellite unwilling to endure
    • she was unforbearing with the slower students

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perturbed

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)
    rattled; flustered; hot and bothered.
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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hectic

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    feverish.
    • worked at a feverish pace

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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drunk

  • noun a chronic drinker
    inebriate; sot; wino; drunkard; rummy.
  • noun someone who is intoxicated

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willies

  • noun feelings of uneasiness
    • that guy gave me the willies

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foreboding

  • noun a feeling of evil to come
    boding; presentiment; premonition.
    • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
    • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • noun an unfavorable omen

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psychological_science

  • noun the science of mental life
    psychology.

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apprehensive

  • adjective satellite quick to understand
    discerning.
    • a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
    worried.
    • apprehensive about her job
    • not used to a city and worried about small things
    • felt apprehensive about the consequences

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worked_up

  • adjective satellite (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    emotional; aroused; excited.
    • he would become emotional over nothing at all
    • she was worked up about all the noise

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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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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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embarrassed

  • adjective satellite feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    chagrined; abashed.
    • felt abashed at the extravagant praise
    • chagrined at the poor sales of his book
    • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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unsound

  • adjective not in good condition; damaged or decayed
    • an unsound foundation
  • adjective not sound financially
    • unsound banking practices

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tenseness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; stress.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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discomposed

  • adjective having your composure disturbed
    • looked about with a wandering and discomposed air
  • verb cause to lose one's composure
    untune; discompose; upset; disconcert; discomfit.

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frenetic

  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frantic; phrenetic; frenzied.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye

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cliff-hanging

  • adjective satellite (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
    suspensive; suspenseful; nail-biting.

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nervy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger
    • the nervy feats of mountaineers

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raring

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness
    impatient.
    • impatient to begin
    • raring to go

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horrific

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; hideous; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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electrify

  • verb excite suddenly and intensely
    • The news electrified us
  • verb charge (a conductor) with electricity

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stimulated

  • adjective satellite emotionally aroused
    aroused; stirred; stirred up.
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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edginess

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    inquietude; uneasiness; disquietude.

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faltering

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    falter; waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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tottery

  • adjective satellite unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
    tottering.
    • a tottering skeleton of a horse
    • a tottery old man

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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excitable

  • adjective easily excited
  • adjective satellite capable of responding to stimuli
    irritable.

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stimulative

  • adjective capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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psychedelic

  • adjective satellite producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis
    • psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and mescaline
  • adjective satellite having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
    • a psychedelic painting

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unstrung

  • adjective satellite emotionally upset
    • the incident left him unstrung and incapable of rational effort
  • verb remove the strings from
    unstring.
    • unstring my guitar

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jerky

  • noun meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
    jerked meat; jerk.
  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; arrhythmic.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat

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inquietude

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    edginess; uneasiness; disquietude.

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hysterical

  • adjective satellite characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria
    hysteric.
    • during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered"- Morris Fishbein
    • hysterical amnesia
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion
    • hysterical laughter
    • a mob of hysterical vigilantes

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teased

  • adjective satellite feeling mild pleasurable excitement
    titillated.
  • verb annoy persistently
    badger; beleaguer; pester; bug; tease.
    • The children teased the boy because of his stammer

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frenzied

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    manic.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity
  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frenetic; frantic; phrenetic.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye

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tonus

  • noun the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
    tonicity; tone.
    • the doctor tested my tonicity

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unrelaxed

  • adjective satellite nor relaxed
    • his life was drawing to a close in baffled zeal and unrelaxed strain"- U.B.Phillips

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stirred

  • adjective being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
    affected; moved; touched.
    • too moved to speak
    • very touched by the stranger's kindness
  • verb move an implement through
    stir.
    • stir the soup
    • stir my drink
    • stir the soil

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wound_up

  • adjective satellite brought to a state of great tension
    aroused.
    • all wound up for a fight

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ill_at_ease

  • adjective satellite socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
    uneasy; awkward.
    • awkward and reserved at parties
    • ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know
    • was always uneasy with strangers

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fidgetiness

  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    restlessness; fidget.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness

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pumped-up

  • adjective satellite tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline
    wired; pumped up; pumped.
    • we were really pumped up for the race
    • he was so pumped he couldn't sleep

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fidget

  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    fidgetiness; restlessness.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness
  • verb move restlessly
    • The child is always fidgeting in his seat

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restlessness

  • noun the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active
    • the restlessness of the wind
  • noun a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    impatience.

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thrillful

  • adjective satellite full of excitement; thrilled

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fretful

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    antsy; itchy; fidgety.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child
  • adjective satellite habitually complaining
    whiny; whiney; querulous.
    • a whiny child

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queasy

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    nauseous; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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disquietude

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    edginess; inquietude; uneasiness.

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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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skittish

  • adjective satellite unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
    flighty; spooky; nervous.

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fearful

  • adjective satellite experiencing or showing fear
    • a fearful glance
    • fearful of criticism
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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rack

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

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stirred_up

  • adjective satellite emotionally aroused
    stimulated; aroused; stirred.

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strenuous

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

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pumped

  • adjective satellite tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline
    wired; pumped up; pumped-up.
    • we were really pumped up for the race
    • he was so pumped he couldn't sleep
  • verb operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
    pump.
    • pump the gas pedal

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emotional

  • adjective determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
    • it was an emotional judgment
  • adjective of more than usual emotion
    • his behavior was highly emotional

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blushing

  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    red-faced; blushful.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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stimulating

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

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and

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

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unsealed

  • adjective not established or confirmed
    uncertain.
    • his doom is as yet unsealed
  • verb break the seal of
    unseal.
    • He unsealed the letter

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crazy

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

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shpilkes

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fevered

  • adjective satellite highly excited
    • a fevered imagination

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tautness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun lack of movement or room for movement
    tightness.

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skittishness

  • noun characterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
    restiveness.

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phrenetic

  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frenetic; frantic; frenzied.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye

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high

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

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strain

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

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abashed

  • adjective satellite feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    embarrassed; chagrined.
    • felt abashed at the extravagant praise
    • chagrined at the poor sales of his book
    • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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frantic

  • adjective satellite excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    frenetic; phrenetic; frenzied.
    • frantic with anger and frustration
    • frenetic screams followed the accident
    • a frenzied look in his eye
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    unrestrained; mad; excited; delirious.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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at

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

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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in

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

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quavering

  • adjective satellite (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
    tremulous.
    • the old lady's quavering voice
    • spoke timidly in a tremulous voice
  • verb give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
    quaver; waver.

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fearsome

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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excitative

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

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awkward

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

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intoxicated

  • adjective stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
    inebriated; drunk.
    • a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors
    • helplessly inebriated
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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unquiet

  • adjective characterized by unrest or disorder
    • unquiet days of riots
    • following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation
    • spent an unquiet night tossing and turning
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; nervous; queasy; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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self

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

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breaking

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

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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titillated

  • adjective satellite feeling mild pleasurable excitement
    teased.
  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; titillate; vellicate.

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breaking_point

  • noun (psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial
  • noun the degree of tension or stress at which something breaks

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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fitting

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

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hot_and_bothered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)
    rattled; perturbed; flustered.

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sick

  • noun people who are sick
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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agitated

  • adjective troubled emotionally and usually deeply
    • agitated parents
  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; agitate; foment.

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itchy

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    antsy; fretful; fidgety.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child
  • adjective satellite causing an irritating cutaneous sensation; being affect with an itch
    • he had an itchy toe from the mosquito bite

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overstrung

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy.
  • adjective satellite too tightly strung
    • an overstrung archery bow

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convulsive

  • adjective satellite affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm
    spastic; spasmodic.
    • convulsive motions
    • his body made a spasmodic jerk
    • spastic movements
  • adjective satellite resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
    • a convulsive rage
    • convulsive laughter

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jitteriness

  • noun the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
    nervousness; jumpiness; restiveness.

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isotonic

  • adjective (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
    isosmotic.
  • adjective relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale
    • isotonic tuning

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unbalanced

  • adjective being or thrown out of equilibrium
    imbalanced.
  • verb throw out of balance or equilibrium
    unbalance.
    • The tax relief unbalanced the budget
    • The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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flustered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)
    rattled; perturbed; hot and bothered.
  • verb be flustered; behave in a confused manner
    fluster.

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blushful

  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    blushing; red-faced.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger
  • adjective satellite of blush color
    rosy.
    • blushful mists

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thrilled

  • adjective satellite feeling intense pleasurable excitement
  • verb cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
    thrill.
    • The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

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disconcerted

  • adjective satellite having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion
    discombobulated.
    • the hecklers pelted the discombobulated speaker with anything that came to hand
    • looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted"- G.B.Shaw
  • verb cause to feel embarrassment
    disconcert; flurry; confuse; put off.
    • The constant attention of the young man confused her

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bothered

  • adjective satellite caused to show discomposure
    daunted; fazed.
    • refused to be fazed by the objections
  • verb take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
    bother; inconvenience oneself; trouble; trouble oneself.
    • He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday
    • Don't bother, please

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jittery

  • adjective characterized by jerky movements
    • a jittery ride
  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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wired

  • adjective equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service
    • a well-wired house
  • verb provide with electrical circuits
    wire.
    • wire the addition to the house

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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yips

  • noun nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts)
    • to avoid the yips he changed his style of putting
  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yip; yelp.

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disquieting

  • adjective satellite causing mental discomfort
    • the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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restive

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; nervy; overstrung.
  • adjective satellite impatient especially under restriction or delay
    • the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive

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straining

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

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cliff

  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop-off; drop.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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behaviorist

  • noun a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
    behaviourist.
  • adjective of or relating to behaviorism
    behavioristic; behaviouristic; behaviourist.
    • behavioristic psychology

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antsy

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    fretful; itchy; fidgety.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child

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antsy

  • adjective satellite nervous and unable to relax
    fretful; itchy; fidgety.
    • a constant fretful stamping of hooves
    • a restless child

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conscious

  • adjective satellite intentionally conceived
    witting.
    • a conscious effort to speak more slowly
    • a conscious policy
  • adjective knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
    • remained conscious during the operation
    • conscious of his faults
    • became conscious that he was being followed

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anxious

  • adjective satellite eagerly desirous
    dying.
    • anxious to see the new show at the museum
    • dying to hear who won
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    nervous; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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enthusiastic

  • adjective having or showing great excitement and interest
    • enthusiastic crowds filled the streets
    • an enthusiastic response
    • was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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edgy

  • adjective satellite being in a tense state
    jumpy; highly strung; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.

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impatient

  • adjective restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
    • impatient with the slower students
    • impatient of criticism
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness
    raring.
    • impatient to begin
    • raring to go

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aflutter

  • adjective satellite excited in anticipation
    nervous.

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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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dread

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehension; apprehensiveness.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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ill-fitting

  • adjective satellite not the right size or shape

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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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overeager

  • adjective satellite excessively eager
    • overeager in his pursuit of the girl

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disruptive

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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