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essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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pervert

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    deviate; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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pardon

  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    forgiveness.
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    amnesty.

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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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debauch

  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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consul

  • noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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circuitry

  • noun electronic equipment consisting of a system of circuits

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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symbolisation

  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning
    symbolization.
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbol; symbolic representation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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chair

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

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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william_tindale

  • noun English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
    Tindale; Tindal; William Tindal; Tyndale; William Tyndale.

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hierarch

  • noun a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    high priest; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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marriage_broker

  • noun someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
    matcher; matchmaker.

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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assuage

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    quench; allay; slake.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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charles_peirce

  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Peirce.

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mediation

  • noun a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
  • noun the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
    intermediation.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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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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jevons

  • noun English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
    William Stanley Jevons.

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judgement_in_rem

  • noun a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
    judgment in rem.

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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histologist

  • noun anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues

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nosey

  • adjective satellite offensively curious or inquisitive
    nosy; prying; snoopy.
    • curious about the neighbor's doings
    • he flipped through my letters in his nosy way
    • prying eyes
    • the snoopy neighbor watched us all day

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adviser

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    consultant; advisor.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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step_in

  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    intervene; interpose; interfere.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?
  • verb act as a substitute
    deputize; substitute; deputise.
    • She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

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tree_surgeon

  • noun a specialist in treating damaged trees
    arborist.

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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intercessor

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intermediary; mediator.

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remember

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories
  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    think of.
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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peasanthood

  • noun the state of being a peasant
    • the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood

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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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map_maker

  • noun a person who makes maps
    cartographer.

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balancing

  • noun getting two things to correspond
    reconciliation.
    • the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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supposition

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; assumption.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; operating surgeon.

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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logical_system

  • noun a system of reasoning
    system of logic; logic.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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pope

  • noun the head of the Roman Catholic Church
    Roman Catholic Pope; pontiff; Catholic Pope; Vicar of Christ; Holy Father; Bishop of Rome.
  • noun English poet and satirist (1688-1744)
    Alexander Pope.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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ref

  • noun (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
    referee.

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ecclesiastical_law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.

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samuel_wiesenthal

  • noun Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)
    Wiesenthal.

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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involution

  • noun reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
  • noun a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction

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tyndale

  • noun English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
    Tindale; Tindal; William Tindale; William Tindal; William Tyndale.

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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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computer_expert

  • noun an authority on computers and computing
    computer guru.

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deanery

  • noun the official residence of a dean
  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanship.

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old-timer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; gaffer; oldtimer.

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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speculation

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    conjecture.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture

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galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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due_process_of_law

  • noun (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
    due process.

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feasor

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vouchee

  • noun (law) a person called into court to defend a title

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symbolization

  • noun the use of symbols to convey meaning
    symbolisation.
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbol; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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invader

  • noun someone who enters by force in order to conquer
    encroacher.

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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approximation

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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talks

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    negotiation; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking; talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here

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negotiator

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    treater; negotiant.

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johannes_peter_muller

  • noun German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    Muller.

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seigneury

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    seigniory; signory.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; feudal lordship.

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make_up

  • verb form or compose
    constitute; represent; be; comprise.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb devise or compose
    • This designer makes up our Spring collections

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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healer

  • noun a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
    therapist.

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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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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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mortal

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

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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ecclesiastical

  • adjective of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
    ecclesiastic.
    • ecclesiastic history

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william_tindal

  • noun English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
    Tindale; Tindal; William Tindale; Tyndale; William Tyndale.

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harmonizer

  • noun a musician who sings or plays in harmony
    harmoniser.
  • noun a mediator who brings one thing into harmonious agreement with another
    harmoniser.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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system_of_logic

  • noun a system of reasoning
    logical system; logic.

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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coroner

  • noun a public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes
    medical examiner.

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appeaser

  • noun someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands
    • An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last"--Winston Churchill

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arbiter

  • noun someone with the power to settle matters at will
    supreme authority.
    • she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; umpire.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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tort

  • noun (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
    civil wrong.

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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minister_plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; envoy.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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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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military_law

  • noun the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel

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conciliator

  • noun someone who tries to bring peace
    peacemaker; reconciler; make-peace; pacifier.

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full

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

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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tindal

  • noun English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
    Tindale; William Tindale; William Tindal; Tyndale; William Tyndale.

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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specialiser

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specialist; specializer.

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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burbank

  • noun United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926)
    Luther Burbank.

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herb_doctor

  • noun a therapist who heals by the use of herbs
    herbalist.

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prosequitur

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chassis

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • noun a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

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make-peace

  • noun someone who tries to bring peace
    peacemaker; conciliator; reconciler; pacifier.

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gabriele_fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Fallopio.

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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kaspar_friedrich_wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Wolff.

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teutonist

  • noun a specialist in the history of the Teutonic people or language (especially with respect to the Teutonic influence on the history of England)

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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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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common_law

  • noun (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
    case law; precedent.
  • noun a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
    case law; precedent.
    • common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States

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convert

  • noun a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  • verb change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    change over.
    • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

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connoisseur

  • noun an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
    cognoscente.

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talent

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    endowment; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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bartolommeo_eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Eustachio.

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prosthetic_device

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthesis.

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rating

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; evaluation.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    evaluation.

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law_of_nations

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    international law.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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step

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

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scramble

  • noun an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    scuffle.
  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scurry.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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hull

  • noun dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
  • noun persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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high_commissioner

  • noun a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank

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bod

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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placation

  • noun the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
    propitiation; conciliation.

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wizard

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician; sorcerer.

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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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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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vicomte_ferdinand_marie_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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pacification

  • noun the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined
    mollification.
    • a wonderful skill in the pacification of crying infants
    • his unsuccessful mollification of the mob
  • noun a treaty to cease hostilities
    peace; peace treaty.
    • peace came on November 11th

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medical_examiner

  • noun a public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes
    coroner.

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confession

  • noun an admission of misdeeds or faults
  • noun a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

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justiciary

  • noun formerly a high judicial officer
    justiciar.
  • noun the jurisdiction of a justiciar

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Kurt Waldheim.

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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osteologist

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologer.

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bishop_ulfila

  • noun a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)
    Bishop Wulfila; Ulfilas; Wulfila; Ulfila; Bishop Ulfilas.

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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judgement_of_dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    dismissal; judgment of dismissal.

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efficiency_expert

  • noun an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel
    efficiency engineer.

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dietitian

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietician.

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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symbolizer

  • noun someone skilled in the interpretation or representation of symbols
    symbolist; symboliser.

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by

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

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piggyback

  • noun the act of carrying something piggyback
  • verb ride on someone's shoulders or back

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papal

  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    pontifical; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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interlope

  • verb encroach on the rights of others, as in trading without a proper license

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reconcile

  • verb make (one thing) compatible with (another)
    accommodate; conciliate.
    • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories
  • verb bring into consonance or accord
    harmonize; harmonise.
    • harmonize one's goals with one's abilities

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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assessor

  • noun an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
    tax assessor.

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law_of_the_land

  • noun a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law); today it refers to fundamental principles of justice commensurate with due process
    • the United States Constitution declares itself to be `the supreme law of the land'

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more

  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon
  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

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intervenor

  • noun (law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

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valuator

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    appraiser.

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on

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

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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archer

  • noun a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
    bowman.
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Sagittarius.

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black_belt

  • noun a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)
  • noun a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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adult

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

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summary_judgement

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgment; judgment on the pleadings; judgement on the pleadings.

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wiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz.

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hold

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

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le_duc_tho

  • noun Vietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)

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gruntle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer

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securities_law

  • noun the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities

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track_star

  • noun a star runner

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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evans

  • noun United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
    Herbert McLean Evans.
  • noun British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
    Sir Arthur John Evans; Arthur Evans.

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clinical_psychologist

  • noun a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
    psychotherapist.

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alleviator

  • noun a therapist who makes suffering more endurable
  • noun remedy that alleviates pain without curing
    alleviant; palliative.

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peevishness

  • noun an irritable petulant feeling
    irritability; choler; crossness; fretfulness; petulance; fussiness.
  • noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    irritability; biliousness; pettishness; surliness; snappishness; temper.
    • his temper was well known to all his employees

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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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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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lapidist

  • noun a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    lapidary.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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cognovit

(Law) An instrument in writting whereby a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's demand to be just. Mozley & W.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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chaplainship

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplaincy.

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valuer

  • noun someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions

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electrotherapist

  • noun someone who specializes in the treatment of disease by electricity

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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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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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modifier

  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    qualifier.
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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matchmaking

  • noun mediation in order to bring about a marriage between others

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presiding_officer

  • noun the leader of a group meeting

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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family_tree

  • noun successive generations of kin
    genealogy.

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speciality

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; specialty; specialness.

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figure

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

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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attribute

  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    property; dimension.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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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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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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diplomatic_negotiations

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomacy.

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hudud

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudood.

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judgment_in_rem

  • noun a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
    judgement in rem.

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dietician

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietitian.

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propitiation

  • noun the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
    placation; conciliation.
  • noun the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
    expiation; atonement.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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cabalist

  • noun a member of a cabal
  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    kabbalist.

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george_f._kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; Kennan.

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graphic_designer

  • noun someone who specializes in graphic design
    designer.

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trailblazer

  • noun someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees
  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    pioneer; groundbreaker; innovator.

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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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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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technocrat

  • noun an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group
  • noun an advocate of technocracy

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guru

  • noun a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
  • noun each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion

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trapshooter

  • noun a person who engages in shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled into the air by a trap

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tamper

  • noun a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
    tamp; tamping bar.
  • verb play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    fiddle; monkey.
    • Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
    • The reporter fiddle with the facts

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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w._v._quine

  • noun United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
    Willard Van Orman Quine; Quine.

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tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.
  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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delay

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    hold; postponement; time lag; wait.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    holdup.

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conciliation

  • noun the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
    • there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed
  • noun any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration

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estimator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; computer; figurer; reckoner.

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reject

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    cull.
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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ordinary

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

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comedy

  • noun light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    funniness; drollery; clowning.

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thomas_nelson_page

  • noun United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
    Page.

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quidnunc

  • noun a person who meddles in the affairs of others
    nosy-parker; nosey-parker; busybody.

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.
  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    architect.

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meddler

  • noun an officious annoying person who interferes with others

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curandero

  • noun a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

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crasher

  • noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
    gatecrasher; unwelcome guest.

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curandera

  • noun a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

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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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john_marshall

  • noun United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
    Marshall.

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heartsease

  • noun a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
    pink of my John; wild pansy; Johnny-jump-up; love-in-idleness; Viola tricolor.
  • noun violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
    Viola ocellata; two-eyed violet.

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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taste_tester

  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    sampler; taster; taste-tester.

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matchmaker

  • noun someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
    matcher; marriage broker.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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magistracy

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistrature.

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marksman

  • noun someone skilled in shooting
    crack shot; sharpshooter.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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mercantile_law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    law merchant; commercial law.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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antiquarian

  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; archaist.
  • adjective of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities

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man

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

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legateship

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legation.

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ombudsman

  • noun a government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government

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persona

  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    role; part; character; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    image.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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measuring_stick

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring rod; measure.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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tindale

  • noun English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
    Tindal; William Tindale; William Tindal; Tyndale; William Tyndale.

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biliousness

  • noun gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder
  • noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    irritability; pettishness; surliness; snappishness; peevishness; temper.
    • his temper was well known to all his employees

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arbitrate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; intercede.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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confession_of_judgment

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    confession of judgement; cognovit judgement; cognovit judgment.

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meddle

  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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pastorate

  • noun pastors collectively
  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorship.

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chief

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

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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citizen_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Genet.

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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non_pros

  • noun a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)
    non prosequitur.

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charge_d'affaires

  • noun the official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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catholic

  • noun a member of a Catholic church
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Catholicism
    • the Catholic Church

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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house_decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    John Jay.
  • noun crested largely blue bird

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lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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interlingual_rendition

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; translation; version.

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fitzgerald

  • noun English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
    Edward Fitzgerald.
  • noun United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald; F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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handwriting_expert

  • noun a specialist in inferring character from handwriting
    graphologist.

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wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Kaspar Friedrich Wolff.

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ataraxis

  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; repose; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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prelature

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelacy.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelacy.

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rounder

  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; libertine.
  • noun a tool for rounding corners or edges

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gunman

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; torpedo; gun for hire.
  • noun a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    gun.

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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interpreter

  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    translator.
  • noun someone who uses art to represent something
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

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deity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; divinity; immortal.

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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seigniory

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    signory; seigneury.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    feudal lordship; seigneury.

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ulfila

  • noun a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)
    Bishop Wulfila; Bishop Ulfila; Ulfilas; Wulfila; Bishop Ulfilas.

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intervene

  • verb get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
    step in; interpose; interfere.
    • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?
  • verb be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
    • This interludes intervenes between the two movements
    • Eight days intervened

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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george_frost_kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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physiotherapist

  • noun therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
    physical therapist.

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law_merchant

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; commercial law.

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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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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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hudood

  • noun Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
    hudud.

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taster

  • noun someone who samples food or drink for its quality
    sampler; taste tester; taste-tester.

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sauce

  • noun flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
  • verb behave saucily or impudently towards

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jowett

  • noun English classical scholar noted for his translations of Plato and Aristotle (1817-1893)
    Benjamin Jowett.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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somebody

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

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fingerprint_specialist

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint man; fingerprint expert.

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plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government

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matcher

  • noun someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
    matchmaker; marriage broker.

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genealogy

  • noun successive generations of kin
    family tree.
  • noun the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

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maritime

  • adjective relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
    marine; nautical.
    • nautical charts
    • maritime law
    • marine insurance
  • adjective satellite bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
    • a maritime province
    • maritime farmers
    • maritime cultures

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venire

  • noun (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
    panel.

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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gerhard_kremer

  • noun Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)
    Gerardus Mercator; Mercator.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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judgment_on_the_merits

  • noun judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
    judgement on the merits.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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attestor

  • noun (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
    attestant; attestator; witness.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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fingerprint

  • noun a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
  • noun a generic term for any identifying characteristic
    • that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it

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diplomatical

  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatic.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates
    ornamentalist.

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placate

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; appease; conciliate; assuage; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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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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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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tampering

  • noun the act of altering something secretly or improperly
    meddling.
  • verb play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    tamper; fiddle; monkey.
    • Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
    • The reporter fiddle with the facts

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feudal_lordship

  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; seigneury.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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gabriello_fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Fallopius; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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involvement

  • noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    involution; engagement; participation.
    • the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities
  • noun a connection of inclusion or containment
    • he escaped involvement in the accident
    • there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen

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confession_of_judgement

  • noun a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
    cognovit judgement; confession of judgment; cognovit judgment.

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high_priest

  • noun a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • he's the high priest of contemporary jazz
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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out-and-outer

  • noun someone who is excellent at something
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; downright; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Bartolommeo Eustachio.

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pleading

  • noun (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
  • verb appeal or request earnestly
    plead.
    • I pleaded with him to stop

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surmise

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation.
  • verb infer from incomplete evidence

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geographics

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geography.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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pagyda

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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incumbency

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; tenure.
  • noun a duty that is incumbent upon you

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

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luther_burbank

  • noun United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926)
    Burbank.

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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irritation

  • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    botheration; annoyance; vexation.
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; temper.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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international_law

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations
    law of nations.

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testate

  • noun a person who makes a will
    testator.
  • adjective having made a legally valid will before death

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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irritability

  • noun an irritable petulant feeling
    choler; crossness; fretfulness; petulance; peevishness; fussiness.
  • noun excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
    excitability.

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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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admiralty_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    marine law; maritime law.

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grime

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grunge; stain.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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dismissal

  • noun a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
    judgment of dismissal; judgement of dismissal.
  • noun official notice that you have been fired from your job
    pink slip; dismission.

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disarray

  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    confusion; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions
  • noun untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
    disorderliness.

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interference

  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    intervention.
  • noun the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
    hinderance; hindrance.

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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fermentologist

  • noun a specialist in wine making
    oenologist; enologist.

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wavefront

  • noun (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
    wave front.

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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martial_law

  • noun the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law

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venn

  • noun English logician who introduced Venn diagrams (1834-1923)
    John Venn.

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ferdinand_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps.

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claim_agent

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster.

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mnemonist

  • noun an expert in the use of mnemonics; someone able to perform unusual feats of memory

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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persona_non_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    unwelcome person.

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electronics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

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dragoman

  • noun an interpreter and guide in the Near East; in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th and 19th centuries a translator of European languages for the Turkish and Arab authorities and most dragomans were Greek (many reached high positions in the government)

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evaluation

  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    rating.
  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; rating.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship

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gardener

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    nurseryman.
  • noun someone employed to work in a garden

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busybody

  • noun a person who meddles in the affairs of others
    nosy-parker; quidnunc; nosey-parker.

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stone

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

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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symbolic

  • adjective relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
    symbolical.
    • symbolic logic
    • symbolic operations
    • symbolic thinking
  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; emblematical; emblematic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish

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islamic_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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lawmaker

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawgiver.

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interpose

  • verb be or come between
    • An interposing thicket blocked their way
  • verb introduce
    • God interposed death

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peacefulness

  • noun a state that is calm and tranquil
    peaceableness.
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peace; ataraxis; repose; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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value

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

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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all-rounder

  • noun a versatile person who is expert at many things
    all arounder.
    • she's the best all-rounder they've seen in years
  • adjective satellite many-sided
    well-rounded; all-round; all-around.
    • an all-around athlete
    • a well-rounded curriculum

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intruder

  • noun someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
    interloper; trespasser.

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advisor

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; consultant.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; 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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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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software

  • noun (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
    computer software; package; software program; software package; software system.
    • the market for software is expected to expand

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blister

  • noun a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
  • noun (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

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oliver_wendell_holmes_jr.

  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Holmes.

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personam

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bowman

  • noun a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
    archer.

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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unwelcome_guest

  • noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
    gatecrasher; crasher.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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educationist

  • noun a specialist in the theory of education
    educationalist.

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trier

  • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
  • noun one who tries
    essayer; attempter.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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serenity

  • noun a disposition free from stress or emotion
    tranquility; quiet; repose; tranquillity; placidity.
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; repose; heartsease; peace of mind.

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adlai_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Stevenson.

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amicus

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arbitral

  • adjective relating to or resulting from arbitration
    arbitrational.
    • the arbitral adjustment of the controversy
    • an arbitrational settlement

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interior_designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; room decorator; decorator.

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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antiquary

  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    archaist; antiquarian.

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engagement

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; appointment.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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intercession

  • noun a prayer to God on behalf of another person
  • noun the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
    intervention.
    • it occurs without human intervention

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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exegete

  • noun a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)

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dickie

  • noun a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
    dickey; dicky; dicky-seat; dickie-seat; dickey-seat.
  • noun a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
    dicky; shirtfront; dickey.

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nurseryman

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    gardener.

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set

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

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securities_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    financial analyst.

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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sacagawea

  • noun the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
    Sacajawea.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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financial_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    securities analyst.

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decision_making

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    deciding.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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arbitration

  • noun (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitrament; arbitrement.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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physique

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; build; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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reconciler

  • noun someone who tries to bring peace
    peacemaker; conciliator; make-peace; pacifier.

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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friend_of_the_court

  • noun an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest
    amicus curiae.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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trustee

  • noun a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
    legal guardian.
  • noun members of a governing board
    regent.

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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escort

  • noun someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
    bodyguard.
  • noun the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
    accompaniment.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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bertrand_arthur_william_russell

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    Earl Russell; Bertrand Russell; Russell.

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squatter

  • noun someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
    nester; homesteader.
  • noun someone who settles on land without right or title

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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wulfila

  • noun a Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382)
    Bishop Wulfila; Bishop Ulfila; Ulfilas; Ulfila; Bishop Ulfilas.

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dag_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Hammarskjold.

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limnologist

  • noun a specialist in the study of freshwater ponds and lakes

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agronomist

  • noun an expert in soil management and field-crop production

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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stevenson

  • noun Scottish author (1850-1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson.
  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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meddling

  • noun the act of altering something secretly or improperly
    tampering.
  • verb intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly
    tamper; meddle.
    • Don't meddle in my affairs!

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william_averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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andreas_vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Vesalius.

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

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adlai_ewing_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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osteopath

  • noun a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
    osteopathist.

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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finesse

  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    delicacy; discreetness; diplomacy.

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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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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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chief_justice

  • noun the judge who presides over a supreme court

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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snappishness

  • noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    irritability; biliousness; pettishness; surliness; peevishness; temper.
    • his temper was well known to all his employees

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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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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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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bertrand_russell

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    Earl Russell; Russell; Bertrand Arthur William Russell.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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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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lawgiver

  • noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
    lawmaker.

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kabbalist

  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    cabalist.
  • noun a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
    Cabalist.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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fingerprint_expert

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint man; fingerprint specialist.

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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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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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alcalde

  • noun a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

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administrative_law

  • noun the body of rules and regulations and orders and decisions created by administrative agencies of government

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teething

  • noun the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
    odontiasis; dentition.
  • verb grow teeth; cut the baby teeth
    teethe.
    • The little one is teething now

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judgement_on_the_pleadings

  • noun a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    summary judgement; summary judgment; judgment on the pleadings.

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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pettishness

  • noun a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
    irritability; biliousness; surliness; snappishness; peevishness; temper.
    • his temper was well known to all his employees

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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interpretive_program

  • noun (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time
    interpreter.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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chaplaincy

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplainship.

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gentle

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; appease; conciliate; assuage; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    ennoble; entitle.

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mates

  • noun a pair of people who live together
    couple; match.
    • a married couple from Chicago
  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate; mate.

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meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Georg Meissner.
  • noun German physicist (1882-1974)
    Fritz W. Meissner.

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preside

  • verb act as president
    • preside over companies and corporations

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optometrist

  • noun a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
    oculist.

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agronomy

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    scientific agriculture.

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measuring_rod

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring stick; measure.

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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backseat

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

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hunting_guide

  • noun guide to people hunting in unfamiliar territory

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transcriber

  • noun a person who translates written messages from one language to another
    translator.
  • noun someone who rewrites in a different script

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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judgement_on_the_merits

  • noun judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
    judgment on the merits.

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baronetage

  • noun the collective body of baronets
  • noun the state of a baronet

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trance

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; spell.
  • noun a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep

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veteran

  • noun a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
    veteran soldier.
    • the veterans laughed at the new recruits
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    vet; ex-serviceman.

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symbolic_logician

  • noun a person skilled at symbolic logic

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edmund_charles_edouard_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Genet; Citizen Genet.

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baby's_dummy

  • noun device used for an infant to suck or bite on
    comforter; teething ring; pacifier.

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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internuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio

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law_of_moses

  • noun the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
    Mosaic law.

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chess

  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    cheat; Bromus secalinus.
  • noun a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
    chess game.

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caliphate

  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph
  • noun the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community
    • their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate

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finding

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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arbitrable

  • adjective appropriate for or subject to settlement by arbitration
    • an arbitrable wage and health benefits policy
    • an arbitrable dispute

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intermediator

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    go-between; intercessor; intermediary; mediator.

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fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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gatecrasher

  • noun someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
    unwelcome guest; crasher.

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reconciliation

  • noun the reestablishing of cordial relations
    rapprochement.
  • noun getting two things to correspond
    balancing.
    • the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank