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bluejacket

  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    navy man; sailor; sailor boy.

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forger

  • noun someone who operates a forge
  • noun someone who makes copies illegally
    counterfeiter.

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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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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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die-sinker

  • noun someone who makes dies
    diesinker; diemaker.

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pothunter

  • noun a nonprofessional archeologist
  • noun someone who participates in contests in order to collect trophies

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scene_painter

  • noun an artist specializing in scenic subjects
    scenic artist.
  • noun a painter of theatrical scenery

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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piano_tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    tuner.

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rope-maker

  • noun a craftsman who makes ropes
    roper; ropemaker.

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mason

  • noun a craftsman who works with stone or brick
    stonemason.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
    George Mason.

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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fry_cook

  • noun a cook who specializes in fried foods

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government_officials

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    officialdom.

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vet

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; veterinary; veterinarian.
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; ex-serviceman.

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gusset

  • noun a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
    voider.
  • noun a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
    gusset plate.

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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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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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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watch_crystal

  • noun a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
    crystal; watch glass.

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watch_glass

  • noun laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker
  • noun a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
    crystal; watch crystal.

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webmaster

  • noun a technician who designs or maintains a website

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yard_bird

  • noun a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
    yardbird.
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yardbird; con.

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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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foster

  • verb promote the growth of
    further.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • noun United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Foster.

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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wall-paperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wallpaperer.

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theater_curtain

  • noun a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance
    theatre curtain.

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shell_plating

  • noun the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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artilleryman

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    cannoneer; machine gunner; gunner.

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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shielding

  • noun the act of shielding from harm
  • noun a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay

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returning

  • adjective satellite tending to return to an earlier state
    reverting.
  • verb go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
    return.
    • return to your native land
    • the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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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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cattell

  • noun American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
    Ray Cattell; Raymond Bernard Cattell; R. B. Cattell; Raymond B. Cattell.
  • noun American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
    James McKeen Cattell.

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construction_worker

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    hard hat.

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washboard

  • noun device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on
  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
    splashboard.

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fall

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

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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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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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returning_officer

  • noun the official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results

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shipboard

  • adjective satellite casual or ephemeral as if taking place on board a ship
    • shipboard romances

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cooky

  • noun the cook on a ranch or at a camp
    cookie.
  • noun any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
    biscuit; cookie.

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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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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political_commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    commissar.

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howard_robard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Hughes.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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manufacturing_business

  • noun a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    maker; manufacturer.

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trawler

  • noun a fisherman who use a trawl net
  • noun a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
    dragger.

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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lockmaster

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockkeeper; lockman.

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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miller

  • noun someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  • noun United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
    Glenn Miller; Alton Glenn Miller.

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ex-serviceman

  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    veteran; vet.

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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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hearing_officer

  • noun an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
    hearing examiner.

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farmer

  • noun a person who operates a farm
    granger; sodbuster; husbandman.
  • noun United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)
    James Leonard Farmer.

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licenser

  • noun an official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications)

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draftsperson

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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jimmy_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Doolittle.

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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fannie_merritt_farmer

  • noun an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
    Fannie Farmer; Farmer.

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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peel

  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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chain_mail

  • noun (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    ring armour; chain armor; ring mail; chain armour; ring armor; mail.

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snarer

  • noun someone who sets snares for birds or small animals

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inquisitor

  • noun a questioner who is excessively harsh
    interrogator.
  • noun an official of the ecclesiastical court of the Inquisition

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bowdleriser

  • noun a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
    expurgator; bowdlerizer.
    • Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator

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plait

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; braid; tress.
  • noun any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
    pleat.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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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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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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garment_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments

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draftee

  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    conscript; inductee.

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specialist

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

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william_morris

  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    Morris.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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editorial

  • noun an article giving opinions or perspectives
    column; newspaper column.
  • adjective of or relating to an article stating opinions or giving perspectives
    • editorial column

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guardian

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

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fire_marshal

  • noun the head of a fire department
    fire chief.

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selcraig

  • noun Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    Selkirk; Alexander Selkirk; Alexander Selcraig.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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ranger

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    fire warden; forest fire fighter.
  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
    Texas Ranger.

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preserver

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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james_mckeen_cattell

  • noun American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
    Cattell.

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charles_a._lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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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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yachtswoman

  • noun a person who owns or sails a yacht
    yachtsman.

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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record-keeper

  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    recorder; registrar.

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winker

  • noun a person who winks
  • noun blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
    blinder; blinker.

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journeyman

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    artificer; artisan; craftsman.

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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alexander_selcraig

  • noun Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    Selkirk; Alexander Selkirk; Selcraig.

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holdover

  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    hangover.
  • noun something that has survived from the past
    hangover.
    • a holdover from the sixties
    • hangovers from the 19th century

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prosecuting_attorney

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    public prosecutor; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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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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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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troller

  • noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    angler.

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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buck_private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value

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soundman

  • noun a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)

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trained

  • adjective shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form
    • a trained mind
    • trained pigeons
    • well-trained servants
  • verb create by training and teaching
    educate; train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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support

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

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cosmetician

  • noun someone who sells or applies cosmetics
  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor
    beautician.

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tutelage

  • noun teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
    tutorship; tuition.
  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; guardianship; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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glassblower

  • noun someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glass

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animator

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; energiser; energizer; vitalizer.
  • noun the technician who produces animated cartoons

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luthier

  • noun a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

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slaughterer

  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
    butcher.

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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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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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suit

  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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corselet

  • noun a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece
    corslet.

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lascar

  • noun an East Indian sailor
  • noun a volcano in the Andes in Chile

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raft

  • noun a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecuting officer.

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privateer

  • noun an officer or crew member of a privateer
    privateersman.
  • noun a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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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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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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mounter

  • noun a skilled worker who mounts pictures or jewels etc.
  • noun someone who ascends on foot
    climber.
    • a solitary mounter of the staircase

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linesman

  • noun official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    electrician; lineman.

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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charge_of_quarters

  • noun an enlisted man who handles his unit's administrative matters after hours

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military_man

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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officeholder

  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officer.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
  • noun the official who holds an office
    incumbent.

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expurgator

  • noun a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
    bowdlerizer; bowdleriser.
    • Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator

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air_force_officer

  • noun an officer in the airforce
    commander.

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commander

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commandant.
  • noun someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

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appointee

  • noun an official who is appointed
  • noun a person who is appointed to a job or position
    appointment.

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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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fly

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

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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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car

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

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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lapidist

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

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roof

  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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william_bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    Bradford.

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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searcher

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; seeker.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a customs official whose job is to search baggage or goods or vehicles for contraband or dutiable items

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animal_stuffer

  • noun a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
    stuffer; taxidermist.

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plate_armor

  • noun specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
    armor plating; armour plate; plate armour; armor plate.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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repairman

  • noun a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    maintenance man; service man.

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quaestor

  • noun any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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defence_force

  • noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    defense; defence; defense force.
    • he joined the defense against invasion

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power_worker

  • noun a worker at a power station
    power-station worker.

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patron

  • noun a regular customer
    frequenter.
  • noun the proprietor of an inn

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cowl

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; cowling; hood.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • noun a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)

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dental_hygienist

  • noun someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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overlay

  • noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
    sheathing; overlayer.
  • noun a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface

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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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tekki

  • noun a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)
    techie.

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window_trimmer

  • noun someone who decorates shop windows
    window dresser.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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ring_mail

  • noun (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    chain mail; ring armour; chain armor; chain armour; ring armor; mail.

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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shutter

  • noun a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
  • noun a hinged blind for a window

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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steward

  • noun someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
  • noun the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

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tar

  • noun any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    pitch.
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer; mariner.

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calligraphist

  • noun someone skilled in penmanship
    calligrapher.

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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aviatrix

  • noun a woman aviator
    airwoman; aviatress.

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gaffer

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; oldtimer.
  • noun an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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macer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macebearer.

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aquanaut

  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    skin-diver.
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    oceanaut.

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charles_augustus_lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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prosecuting_officer

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; public prosecutor; prosecutor.

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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animal

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

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louis_bleriot

  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Bleriot.

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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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cladding

  • noun a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
    facing.

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nimrod

  • noun (Old Testament) a famous hunter

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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old_salt

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer; mariner.

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hone

  • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • verb sharpen with a hone
    • hone a knife

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levy

  • noun a charge imposed and collected
  • noun the act of drafting into military service
    levy en masse.

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mender

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    repairer; fixer.

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striper

  • noun a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service
    • he's a four-striper
  • noun caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
    striped bass.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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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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reredos

  • noun a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table
    altarpiece.

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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jack-tar

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer; mariner.

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coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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carmaker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; car maker.

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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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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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coat

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

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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falconer

  • noun a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
    hawker.

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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plating

  • noun a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
    metal plating.
  • noun the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

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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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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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lockman

  • noun a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
    lockkeeper; lockmaster.

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body_armor

  • noun armor that protects the wearer's whole body
    body armour; cataphract; coat of mail; suit of armor; suit of armour.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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officialdom

  • noun people elected or appointed to administer a government
    government officials.

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cold_frame

  • noun protective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold

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metalworker

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

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shield

  • noun a protective covering or structure
  • noun armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
    buckler.

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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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deer_hunter

  • noun hunter of deer

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military_volunteer

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    voluntary; volunteer.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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butcher

  • noun a retailer of meat
    meatman.
  • noun a brutal indiscriminate murderer

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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house_painter

  • noun a painter of houses a similar buildings

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pavis

  • noun (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position
    pavise.

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monitor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    proctor.
  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    admonisher; reminder.

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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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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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glazier

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glassworker; glazer.

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crew

  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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techie

  • noun a technician who is highly proficient and enthusiastic about some technical field (especially computing)
    tekki.

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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benjamin_franklin

  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Franklin.

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artisan

  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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enlist

  • verb join the military
  • verb hire for work or assistance
    engage.
    • engage aid, help, services, or support

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escutcheon

  • noun a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    finger plate; scutcheon.
  • noun (nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed

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embalmer

  • noun a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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heat_shield

  • noun a protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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billy_mitchell

  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    William Mitchell; Mitchell.

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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hunter

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

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glazer

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glassworker.

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plater

  • noun a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)

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irving_howe

  • noun United States editor (1920-1993)
    Howe.

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amelia_earhart

  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
    Earhart.

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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airman

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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trimmer

  • noun a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    pruner.
    • untouched by the pruner's axe
  • noun a machine that trims timber

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servant

  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    retainer.
  • noun in a subordinate position
    handmaiden; handmaid.
    • theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
    • the state cannot be a servant of the church

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repairer

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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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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courser

  • noun a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
  • noun formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
    charger.

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skilled_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    trained worker; skilled workman.

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admonisher

  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    monitor; reminder.

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leatherneck

  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; Marine.

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moneyer

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

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armourer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armorer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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managing_editor

  • noun the editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine

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workman

  • noun an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
    working man; workingman; working person.

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rood_screen

  • noun a screen in a church; separates the nave from the choir or chancel

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noncombatant

  • noun a member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon)
  • adjective satellite used of civilians in time of war

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ceramicist

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; potter.

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raw_recruit

  • noun an inexperienced and untrained recruit

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law_officer

  • noun an officer of the law
    lawman; peace officer.

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nipple_shield

  • noun a rubber or plastic shield to protect the nipples of nursing women

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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fish

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

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blinder

  • noun blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
    winker; blinker.
  • adjective unable to see
    blind; unsighted.
    • a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan

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cataphract

  • noun armor that protects the wearer's whole body
    body armor; body armour; coat of mail; suit of armor; suit of armour.

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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watchdog

  • noun a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste
    • she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses
  • noun a dog trained to guard property
    guard dog.

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james_harold_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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reviser

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; rewriter; redactor; rewrite man.

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proofreader

  • noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    reader.

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body_armour

  • noun armor that protects the wearer's whole body
    body armor; cataphract; coat of mail; suit of armor; suit of armour.

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typesetter

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; compositor; setter.

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draftsmanship

  • noun the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
    drafting; drawing.
    • he learned drawing from his father

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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toecap

  • noun a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it

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commissar

  • noun an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
    political commissar.

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gob

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; Jack; seafarer; mariner.
  • noun a lump of slimy stuff
    • a gob of phlegm

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shearer

  • noun a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
  • noun Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
    Moira Shearer.

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bowdlerizer

  • noun a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages
    expurgator; bowdleriser.
    • Thomas Bowdler was a famous expurgator

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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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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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goldbeater

  • noun an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
    gold-beater.

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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elected_official

  • noun official who won the office in a free election

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earhart

  • noun first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
    Amelia Earhart.

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wallpaper

  • noun a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
  • verb cover with wallpaper
    paper.

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projectionist

  • noun the person who operates the projector in a movie house

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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hairdresser

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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cowling

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • verb cover with or as with a cowl
    cowl.
    • cowl the boys and veil the girls

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rewrite_man

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; rewriter; redactor; reviser.

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editor_in_chief

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor.

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doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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cookie

  • noun any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
    cooky; biscuit.
  • noun the cook on a ranch or at a camp
    cooky.

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notary

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary public.

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care

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

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proficiency

  • noun the quality of having great facility and competence
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    technique.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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workmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craftsmanship; craft.

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barrel_maker

  • noun a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
    cooper.

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armor_plate

  • noun specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
    armor plating; armour plate; plate armor; plate armour.

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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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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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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town_clerk

  • noun the official who keeps a town's records

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blacksmith

  • noun a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

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router

  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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rewriter

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.

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corslet

  • noun a piece of body armor for the trunk; usually consists of a breastplate and back piece
    corselet.

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bushel

  • noun a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

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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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galvanizer

  • noun a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
    galvaniser.
  • noun a leader who stimulates and excites people to action
    galvaniser; inspirer.

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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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suit_of_armour

  • noun armor that protects the wearer's whole body
    body armor; body armour; cataphract; coat of mail; suit of armor.

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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bonnet

  • noun a hat tied under the chin
    poke bonnet.
  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    cowling; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

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tanner

  • noun a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970
    sixpence.
  • noun a craftsman who tans skins and hides

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sailor

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    crewman.
  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor boy.

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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pavise

  • noun (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position
    pavis.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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bracer

  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
    armguard.
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    pick-me-up.

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stuffer

  • noun a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
    animal stuffer; taxidermist.
  • noun an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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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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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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book_binding

  • noun the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
    cover; binding; back.
    • the book had a leather binding

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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minter

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    coiner; moneyer.

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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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bounty

  • noun payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
    premium.
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; amplitude.

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armguard

  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
    bracer.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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power-station_worker

  • noun a worker at a power station
    power worker.

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manufacture

  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    industry.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production
  • noun the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
    manufacturing; fabrication.
    • the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals
    • an improvement in the manufacture of explosives
    • manufacturing is vital to Great Britain

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lawman

  • noun an officer of the law
    law officer; peace officer.

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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charles_lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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diesinker

  • noun someone who makes dies
    die-sinker; diemaker.

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trapper

  • noun someone who sets traps for animals (usually to obtain their furs)

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selkirk

  • noun Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    Alexander Selkirk; Selcraig; Alexander Selcraig.

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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enlisted_person

  • noun a serviceman who ranks below a commissioned officer

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cuirass

  • noun medieval body armor that covers the chest and back

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bodyguard

  • noun someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
    escort.
  • noun a group of men who escort and protect some important person

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artificer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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inductee

  • noun a person inducted into an organization or social group
    • Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth were 1936 inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    draftee; conscript.

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recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    military recruit.
  • noun any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
    enlistee.

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howard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Robard Hughes.

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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chain_armour

  • noun (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    chain mail; ring armour; chain armor; ring mail; ring armor; mail.

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laminate

  • noun a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
  • verb create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material

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albrecht_durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Durer.

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mariner

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer.

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glass-cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    William Bradford.

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perfecter

  • noun a skilled worker who perfects something
    • although not the inventor he must be recognized as the perfecter of this technique
  • adjective being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
    perfect.
    • a perfect circle
    • a perfect reproduction
    • perfect happiness
    • perfect manners
    • a perfect specimen
    • a perfect day

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seafarer

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; mariner.

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rewrite

  • noun something that has been written again
    rescript; revision.
    • the rewrite was much better
  • verb write differently; alter the writing of
    • The student rewrote his thesis

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occupier

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    resident; occupant.
  • noun a member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country

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cannoneer

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    artilleryman; machine gunner; gunner.

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hairstylist

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; styler; hairdresser.

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voicer

  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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armorer

  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    armourer.
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armourer; artificer.

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chain_armor

  • noun (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    chain mail; ring armour; ring mail; chain armour; ring armor; mail.

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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theatre_curtain

  • noun a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance
    theater curtain.

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upkeep

  • noun activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    maintenance; care.
    • he wrote the manual on car care
  • noun the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
    sustainment; sustentation; maintenance; sustenance.
    • they were in want of sustenance
    • fishing was their main sustainment

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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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screen_door

  • noun a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
    screen.
    • he heard the screen slam as she left

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hangover

  • noun disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
    katzenjammer.
  • noun an official who remains in office after his term
    holdover.

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gunner

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    artilleryman; cannoneer; machine gunner.

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crew_member

  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crewman.

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cochran

  • noun United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
    Jacqueline Cochran.

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drop_curtain

  • noun a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    drop cloth; drop.

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duck_hunter

  • noun hunter of ducks

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water_rat

  • noun a person who enjoys being in or on the water
    water dog.
  • noun common large Eurasian vole
    Arvicola amphibius; water vole.

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brigandine

  • noun a medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth

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hans_holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein; Holbein the Younger.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Ted Hughes.
  • noun United States writer (1902-1967)
    James Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes.

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fannie_farmer

  • noun an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
    Fannie Merritt Farmer; Farmer.

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fallboard

  • noun the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
    fall-board.

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bottle

  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottleful.

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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gild

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    engild; begild.

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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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finger_plate

  • noun a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    scutcheon; escutcheon.

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automaker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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wallpaperer

  • noun a worker who papers walls
    wall-paperer.

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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venetian_blind

  • noun a window blind made of horizontal strips that overlap when closed

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clockmaker

  • noun someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
    clocksmith.

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skinner

  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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bowdler

  • noun English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825)
    Thomas Bowdler.

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position

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

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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plumber

  • noun a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
    pipe fitter.

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fitter

  • noun someone who fits a garment to a particular person
  • adjective satellite improved in health or physical condition
    healthier.

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housing

  • noun structures collectively in which people are housed
    living accommodations; lodging.
  • noun a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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dog

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

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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splashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
    washboard.
  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; dashboard.

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fowler

  • noun someone who hunts wild birds for food
  • noun English lexicographer who wrote a well-known book on English usage (1858-1933)
    Henry Watson Fowler.

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funeral

  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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lying

  • noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
    prevarication; fabrication.
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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redactor

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; rewriter; reviser; rewrite man.

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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bodoni

  • noun Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
    Gianbattista Bodoni.
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern; modern font.

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text

  • noun the words of something written
    textual matter.
    • there were more than a thousand words of text
    • they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech
    • he wants to reconstruct the original text
  • noun a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
    • the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon

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service_man

  • noun a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    maintenance man; repairman.

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howe

  • noun United States editor (1920-1993)
    Irving Howe.
  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordon Howe; Gordie Howe.

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privateersman

  • noun an officer or crew member of a privateer
    privateer.

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art_editor

  • noun an editor who is responsible for illustrations and layouts in printed matter

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defense_force

  • noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    defence force; defense; defence.
    • he joined the defense against invasion

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volunteer

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    military volunteer; voluntary.
  • noun a person who performs voluntary work
    unpaid worker.

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shoe

  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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stalker

  • noun someone who walks with long stiff strides
  • noun someone who stalks game

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hard_hat

  • noun a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
    construction worker.
  • noun a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
    tin hat; safety hat.

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defender

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    protector; shielder; guardian.
  • noun a fighter who holds out against attack
    withstander.

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frederic_william_goudy

  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Goudy; Frederic Goudy.

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setter

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; compositor; typesetter.
  • noun a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point

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plaiter

  • noun someone who plaits (hair or fabric etc.)

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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producer

  • noun someone who manufactures something
    manufacturer.
  • noun someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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draughtsman

  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draftsperson; draftsman.

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nullifier

  • noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; invalidator.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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cloak

  • noun anything that covers or conceals
  • noun a loose outer garment

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refinisher

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; preserver; renovator.

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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gilder

  • noun someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt

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mend

  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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enlisted_man

  • noun a male enlisted person in the armed forces

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steamfitter

  • noun a craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating

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cloche

  • noun a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold
  • noun a woman's close-fitting hat that resembles a helmet

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plate

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

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gold-beater

  • noun an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
    goldbeater.

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black_and_tan

  • noun an English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921

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custodian

  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    keeper; steward.

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sign_painter

  • noun someone who paints signs and billboards etc.

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bell_jar

  • noun a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
    bell glass.

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remake

  • noun creation that is created again or anew
    remaking.
    • it is a remake of an old film
  • verb make new
    refashion; redo; make over.
    • She is remaking her image

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festoon

  • noun a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
  • noun an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

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forest_fire_fighter

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; fire warden.

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weigher

  • noun an official who weighs and records the weight

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devising

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; fashioning.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    formulate; devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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dye

  • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    dyestuff.
  • verb color with dye
    • Please dye these shoes

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foster_parent

  • noun a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
    foster-parent.

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window_shade

  • noun an opaque window blind that can cover or uncover a window

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gem

  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    treasure.
  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gemstone.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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esthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    aesthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    aesthetician.

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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engraver

  • noun a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  • noun a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate

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fixer

  • noun someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
    influence peddler.
  • noun a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
    fixing agent.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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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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craftsmanship

  • noun skill in an occupation or trade
    craft; workmanship.

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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common

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

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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tuner

  • noun someone who tunes pianos
    piano tuner.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio; radio receiver; radio set.

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weaver

  • noun a craftsman who weaves cloth
  • noun finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
    weaver finch; weaverbird.

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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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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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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ring_armor

  • noun (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    chain mail; ring armour; chain armor; ring mail; chain armour; mail.

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fire_chief

  • noun the head of a fire department
    fire marshal.

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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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civil_servant

  • noun a public official who is a member of the civil service

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stylist

  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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elected

  • adjective subject to popular election
    elective.
    • elective official
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    elect.
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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lion

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

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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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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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bread_maker

  • noun someone who bakes bread or cake
    baker.

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vulcaniser

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcanizer.

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shower

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

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water_dog

  • noun a person who enjoys being in or on the water
    water rat.
  • noun a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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voluntary

  • noun (military) a person who freely enlists for service
    military volunteer; volunteer.
  • noun composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance

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caxton

  • noun English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
    William Caxton.

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federal

  • adjective satellite national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
    • the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • federal courts
    • the federal highway program
    • federal property
  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.

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bootleg

  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    moonshine; corn liquor.
  • noun the part of a boot above the instep

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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masking

  • noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    cover; screening; covering.
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    • he studied auditory masking by pure tones

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mandarin

  • noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    mandarin orange tree; Citrus reticulata; mandarin orange.
  • noun a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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rood

  • noun representation of the cross on which Jesus died
    rood-tree; crucifix.

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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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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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blinker

  • noun a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
    flasher.
  • noun a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
    trafficator; turn indicator; turn signal.

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parent

  • noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • noun an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Andrea Mantegna.

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outfit

  • noun any cohesive unit such as a military company
  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; getup.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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beautician

  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor
    cosmetician.

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compositor

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; typesetter; setter.

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lindbergh

  • noun United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh; Charles A. Lindbergh; Lucky Lindy.

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patron_saint

  • noun a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation

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shipboard_soldier

  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    devil dog; Marine; leatherneck.

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maintenance_man

  • noun a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
    repairman; service man.

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recruiter

  • noun someone who supplies members or employees
  • noun an official who enlists personnel for military service

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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comptroller_of_the_currency

  • noun a United States federal official who regulates the national banks
  • noun the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency

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protector

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

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commando

  • noun a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
    ranger.
  • noun an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory

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flier

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

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electrician

  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    lineman; linesman.

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bell

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

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chaperon

  • noun one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    chaperone.
  • verb accompany as a chaperone
    chaperone.

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smith

  • noun someone who works at something specified
  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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postmaster_general

  • noun the official in charge of the national postal service

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military_recruit

  • noun a recently enlisted soldier
    recruit.

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public_prosecutor

  • noun a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    prosecuting attorney; prosecuting officer; prosecutor.

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projector

  • noun an optical device for projecting a beam of light
  • noun an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen

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harpoon

  • noun a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
  • verb spear with a harpoon
    • harpoon whales

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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stippler

  • noun a painter who stipples (creates a stippled effect)

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dark_ages

  • noun the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
    Middle Ages.

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rivetter

  • noun a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
    riveter.
  • noun a machine for driving rivets
    riveting machine; riveter.

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seasoner

  • noun a cook who uses seasonings
    • the cook is a light seasoner
  • noun something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    flavoring; flavouring; seasoning; flavorer; flavourer.

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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devil_dog

  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; Marine; leatherneck.

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bell_founder

  • noun a person who casts metal bells

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wright

  • noun someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
  • noun United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
    Willard Huntington Wright; S. S. Van Dine.

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roper

  • noun a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
  • noun a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

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fire_warden

  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; forest fire fighter.

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drafting

  • noun writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  • noun the craft of drawing blueprints
    mechanical drawing.

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wirer

  • noun someone who sends a telegram
  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wireman.

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william_caxton

  • noun English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
    Caxton.

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maintenance

  • noun activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    upkeep; care.
    • he wrote the manual on car care
  • noun means of maintenance of a family or group

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armory

  • noun a collection of resources
    armoury; inventory.
    • he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer
  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armoury; arsenal.

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curtain

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    drape; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun any barrier to communication or vision
    • a curtain of secrecy
    • a curtain of trees

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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durer

  • noun a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
    Albrecht Durer.

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middle_ages

  • noun the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
    Dark Ages.
  • noun the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
    middle age.

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marine

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

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finisher

  • noun (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
    closer.
  • noun a racing driver who finishes a race

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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purdah

  • noun a state of social isolation
    solitude.
  • noun the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
    sex segregation.

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buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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deer

  • noun distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
    cervid.

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penmanship

  • noun beautiful handwriting
    chirography; calligraphy.

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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sailor_boy

  • noun a serviceman in the navy
    bluejacket; navy man; sailor.

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lens_maker

  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    optician.

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angler

  • noun a scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage
  • noun a fisherman who uses a hook and line
    troller.

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shower_curtain

  • noun a curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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calligraphy

  • noun beautiful handwriting
    chirography; penmanship.

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serviceman

  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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glassworker

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glazer.

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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scutcheon

  • noun a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    finger plate; escutcheon.
  • noun a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms
    escutcheon.

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turtler

  • noun someone whose occupation is hunting turtles

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prevarication

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    lie.
  • noun intentionally vague or ambiguous
    equivocation; evasiveness.

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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wireman

  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wirer.

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rigger

  • noun someone who rigs ships
  • noun a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists
    rigger brush.

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air

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

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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hauberk

  • noun a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
    byrnie.

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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fall-board

  • noun the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
    fallboard.

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mortician

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; undertaker.

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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guardianship

  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; tutelage; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; safekeeping.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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auto_manufacturer

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; car maker; carmaker.

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vest

  • noun a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
    waistcoat.
  • noun a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
    undershirt; singlet.

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fire_fighter

  • noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    firefighter; fire-eater; fireman.

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oceanaut

  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    aquanaut.

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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crewman

  • noun any member of a ship's crew
    sailor.
  • noun a member of a flight crew
    crew member.

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binding

  • noun the capacity to attract and hold something
  • noun strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration

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tinner

  • noun someone who makes or repairs tinware
    tinsmith.

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deadlight

  • noun a strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather

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in

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

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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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armour_plate

  • noun specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
    armor plating; plate armor; plate armour; armor plate.

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floyd_bennett

  • noun United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928)
    Bennett.

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plate_armour

  • noun specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
    armor plating; armour plate; plate armor; armor plate.

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vulcanizer

  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency
    vulcaniser.

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byrnie

  • noun a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
    hauberk.

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bottler

  • noun a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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thumbstall

  • noun protective covering for an injured thumb

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balloon

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

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merchandise

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; ware.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • verb engage in the trade of
    trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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fashioning

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    making; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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member

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

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alexander_selkirk

  • noun Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
    Selkirk; Selcraig; Alexander Selcraig.

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horseshoe

  • noun game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
  • noun U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof
    shoe.

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overlayer

  • noun protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
    sheathing; overlay.

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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frontal

  • noun an adornment worn on the forehead
    frontlet.
  • noun a drapery that covers the front of an altar

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gem_cutter

  • noun one who cuts and shapes precious stones

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reminder

  • noun a message that helps you remember something
    • he ignored his wife's reminders
  • noun an experience that causes you to remember something

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window_dresser

  • noun someone who decorates shop windows
    window trimmer.

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peace_officer

  • noun an officer of the law
    law officer; lawman.

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paladin

  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; fighter; champion.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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fireman

  • noun play in which children pretend to put out a fire
  • noun a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
    stoker.

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bureaucrat

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    administrative official.

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car_maker

  • noun a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    auto maker; automaker; car manufacturer; auto manufacturer; carmaker.

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renovator

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; preserver.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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bulletproof

  • verb make bulletproof
    • bulletproof the car
  • adjective satellite without flaws or loopholes
    watertight; unshakable; unassailable.
    • an ironclad contract
    • a watertight alibi
    • a bulletproof argument

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city_father

  • noun an important municipal official

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andrea_mantegna

  • noun Italian painter and engraver noted for his frescoes (1431-1506)
    Mantegna.

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peacekeeper

  • noun a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
  • noun someone who keeps peace
    • she's the peacekeeper in that family

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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fabrication

  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fiction.
  • noun writing in a fictional form
    fictionalization; fictionalisation.

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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undertaker

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; funeral director; mortician.

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fire-eater

  • noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    firefighter; fire fighter; fireman.
  • noun a belligerent grouch
    hothead.

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weapon

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    arm; weapon system.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon
  • noun a means of persuading or arguing
    artillery.
    • he used all his conversational weapons

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notary_public

  • noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions
    notary.

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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bounty_hunter

  • noun someone who pursues fugitives or criminals for whom a reward is offered
  • noun a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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protective_covering

  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protection; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors
  • noun the tough natural covering of some organisms

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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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roaster

  • noun a harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)
    • the honoree gave his roasters as good as he got
  • noun a cook who roasts food

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computer_business

  • noun a business that manufactures and sells computers

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fume

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    smoke.
  • verb be mad, angry, or furious

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armour

  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armor.
  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armor.

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keeping

  • noun conformity or harmony
    • his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    safekeeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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quarters

  • noun housing available for people to live in
    living quarters.
    • he found quarters for his family
    • I visited his bachelor quarters
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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product

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

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riveter

  • noun a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
    rivetter.
  • noun a machine for driving rivets
    rivetter; riveting machine.

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glass_cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or grinds designs on glass
    glass-cutter.
  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glazier; glassworker; glazer.

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vote_counter

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    teller.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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dental_technician

  • noun someone who makes dental appliances (bridges and dentures)
    denturist.

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wiley_post

  • noun United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
    Post.

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lapidary

  • noun an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
    lapidarist.
  • noun a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    lapidist.

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census_taker

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    enumerator.

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wall

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

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fire_marshall

  • noun an official who is responsible for the prevention and investigation of fires

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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macebearer

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    mace; macer.

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prosecute

  • verb conduct a prosecution in a court of law
  • verb bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
    • The State of California prosecuted O.J. Simpson

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funeral_undertaker

  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral director; undertaker; mortician.

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grip

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

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styler

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; hairdresser.

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enumerator

  • noun someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
    census taker.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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knacker

  • noun someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them
  • noun someone who buys up old horses for slaughter

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drop_cloth

  • noun a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    drop; drop curtain.
  • noun a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted

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conscript

  • noun someone who is drafted into military service
    draftee; inductee.
  • verb enroll into service compulsorily
    • The men were conscripted

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jacques_etienne_montgolfier

  • noun French inventor who (with his brother Josef Michel Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1745-1799)
    Montgolfier.

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johannes_gutenberg

  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Gutenberg; Johann Gutenberg.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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foster-parent

  • noun a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
    foster parent.

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holbein

  • noun German painter and engraver noted for his portraits; he was commissioned by Henry VIII to provide portraits of the English king's prospective brides (1497-1543)
    Holbein the Younger; Hans Holbein.
  • noun German painter of religious works (1465-1524)
    Hans Holbein; Holbein the Elder.

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bulletproof_vest

  • noun a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet

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optician

  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    lens maker.

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veteran_soldier

  • noun a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
    veteran.
    • the veterans laughed at the new recruits

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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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hunt

  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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facing

  • noun a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
  • noun an ornamental coating to a building
    veneer.

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shaper

  • noun a person who makes things
    maker.
  • noun a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
    shaping machine.

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thrower

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    throwster.
  • noun someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

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nipple

  • noun the small projection of a mammary gland
    pap; mammilla; tit; teat; mamilla.
  • noun a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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bleriot

  • noun French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
    Louis Bleriot.

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function

  • 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)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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safekeeping

  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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roofer

  • noun<