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  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    mutualist; interdependent.

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  • noun someone who engages in drinking bouts
    bacchanal; drunken reveller; drunken reveler.
  • noun a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus

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  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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  • verb use again after processing
    recycle; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    international jihad; jehad.
  • noun a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

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  • noun making an area of land more useful

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  • verb cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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

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  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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  • verb dig up
    grub out.
    • grub up roots and tree stumps

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  • noun implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
  • noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
    swob; mop.

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  • noun reason for being
  • noun the purpose that justifies a thing's existence

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  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
  • verb use again after processing
    reprocess; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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  • noun the worship of words
    word-worship; grammatolatry.

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  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting

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  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

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  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    • The cold hardened the butter

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  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; toilsome; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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  • adjective satellite capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
    • durable denim jeans

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  • adjective satellite capable of being obtained
    gettable; obtainable; procurable.
    • savings of up to 50 percent are obtainable

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  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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  • noun active work of little value
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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  • noun small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
  • verb spend frivolously and unwisely
    shoot; fool; fool away; fritter away; dissipate; frivol away.
    • Fritter away one's inheritance

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  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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  • 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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  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction.
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    matter-of-fact; pragmatical.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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  • noun writing in capital letters
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business

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  • adjective satellite (of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces

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  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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

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  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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  • noun the school of economic theory that stresses the costs of production as a means of stimulating the economy; advocates policies that raise capital and labor output by increasing the incentive to produce

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  • noun exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country

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  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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  • adjective satellite (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination
  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate; emancipate.

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  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
  • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

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

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  • noun a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body
    • common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear
  • noun a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
    juju; voodoo; hoodoo; fetich.

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  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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  • verb force out
    • Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts
  • verb make by laborious and precarious means
    eke out.
    • He eked out a living as a painter

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  • noun an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around)

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  • noun an item that can be disposed of after it has been used
  • adjective free or available for use or disposition
    • every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire
    • disposable assets

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  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    mutualist; mutually beneficial.

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  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
    pudding stone.
  • noun a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

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  • noun lewd or lascivious woman
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton away; piddle.

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  • adjective satellite commonly used or practiced; usual
    customary; accustomed; habitual.
    • his accustomed thoroughness
    • took his customary morning walk
    • his habitual comment
    • with her wonted candor

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • noun the trait of wasting resources
    thriftlessness; waste.
    • a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste
    • the wastefulness of missed opportunities
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; waste.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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

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  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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  • adjective of or pertaining to romantic love

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

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  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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

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  • noun someone who puts to good use
    • not all organisms are utilizers of oxygen
    • the social agencies and their utilizers both objected to the budget cut

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

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

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  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

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

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  • verb get by special effort
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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  • adjective satellite capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
    manageable; accomplishable; doable; realizable.

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

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  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    • This play has been overworked

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  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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  • adjective concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
    formalistic; formalized.
    • highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'
  • verb make formal or official
    formalize; formalise.
    • We formalized the appointment and gave him a title

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  • verb form a net or a network
  • verb distribute by a network, as of water or electricity

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  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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  • adjective satellite moving upward or along at a considerable height
    • some highflying fighter pilot fired a cannon shell into it
  • adjective satellite extravagant or ambitious or extreme in aims or opinions
    • they did not understand what had happend at the once highflying company

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  • verb regain or make up for
    recover; recoup.
    • recuperate one's losses
  • verb regain a former condition after a financial loss
    go back; recover.
    • We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
    • The company managed to recuperate

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  • adjective relating to or characteristic of mysticism
    • mystical religion
  • adjective relating to or resembling mysticism
    • mystical intuition
    • mystical theories about the securities market

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  • noun work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.

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  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • noun the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)

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  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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

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  • 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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  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; pains; nisus.
  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour; strive.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy

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  • noun the worship of words
    verbolatry; word-worship.

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  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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  • noun the action of accomplishing something
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.

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  • adjective satellite tending to exploit or make use of
    exploitatory; exploitive.

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  • noun someone who spends money prodigally
    spender; scattergood; spend-all.
  • adjective satellite recklessly wasteful
    prodigal; extravagant; profligate.
    • prodigal in their expenditures

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  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    ornamental; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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

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  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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  • noun the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect

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  • adjective satellite not subjected to discipline
    • undisciplined talent
  • adjective satellite not subjected to correction or discipline
    • let her children grow up uncorrected

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  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
  • noun personal independence
    self-direction; self-reliance; self-sufficiency.

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

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  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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  • 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
    • he took a turn to the right

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  • 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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  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    political economy; economics.

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  • adjective satellite having no lord or master
    • harsh punishments for sturdy vagabonds and masterless men

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  • adjective satellite free to go or do as one pleases
    • Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on
    • a footloose young man eager to see the big city

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  • noun learning so as to be able to remember verbatim
    memorisation; committal to memory.
    • the actor's memorization of his lines

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  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and programming computers

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  • noun someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
  • adjective satellite being two identical
    twinned; duplicate; matching; twin.

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  • adjective satellite capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
    manageable; accomplishable; achievable; realizable.

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  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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  • verb take apart into its constituent pieces
    take apart; break up; dismantle; break apart.

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  • noun the quality of being loyal
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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

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  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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  • adjective satellite characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    heavy; grueling; punishing; operose; backbreaking; hard; arduous; gruelling; laborious.
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; efficacious.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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  • adjective satellite capable of being corrupted
    bribable; corruptible; venal; dishonest.
    • corruptible judges
    • dishonest politicians
    • a purchasable senator
    • a venal police officer
  • adjective satellite available for purchase
    for sale.
    • purchasable goods
    • many houses in the area are for sale

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  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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

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  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalisation; incorporation.

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  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    entrap; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; entrap; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activation.
  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; set off; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits

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  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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

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  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    viable; executable; practicable; feasible.

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  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    • the government took counterterror measures

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  • verb grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
    rent out; farm out.
    • We rent out our apartment to tourists every year
    • He hired himself out as a cook

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  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    physical exertion; exercising; exercise; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

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  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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

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  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    wash; washing.

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  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; come upon; chance upon; discover; light upon; come across; strike.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

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  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; wash.
  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; laundry; washables.

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  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; lease.
  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)

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

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  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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  • adjective involving financial matters
    • fiscal responsibility

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  • noun the act of getting possession of something
    procurement; procurance.
    • he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies

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  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    matrimonial; married.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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  • noun becoming infected
    • catching cold is sometimes unavoidable
    • the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic
  • verb enter into a contractual arrangement
    undertake; contract.

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  • verb dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies

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  • verb get or find by searching
    rout out.
    • What did you rout out in the library?

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  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; come upon; chance upon; discover; light upon; strike; chance on.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
  • verb be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression

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  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others

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  • adjective not secured within a cover
    • an unbound book
  • verb untie or unfasten
    • unbind the feet of this poor woman

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  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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  • noun the worship of miracles

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  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
  • noun the successful ending of the American Revolution
    • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

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  • noun someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
    shylock; loan shark; usurer.

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  • noun the organized work of a religious missionary

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  • adjective satellite unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion)
    undogmatic; undogmatical; latitudinarian.

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  • adjective satellite without law or control
    anarchical; anarchic.
    • the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic
  • adjective satellite lax in enforcing laws
    • a wide-open town

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  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

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  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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

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  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    ensnare; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; ensnare; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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  • noun a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee

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  • noun the work of cutting down trees for timber
  • verb enter into a log, as on ships and planes

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  • noun any customary observance or practice
  • noun the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies

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  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    squanderer; profligate.
  • adjective satellite recklessly wasteful
    spendthrift; extravagant; profligate.
    • prodigal in their expenditures

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  • verb cause to leave
    remove; move out.
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
  • verb remove from its packing
    • unpack the presents

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  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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  • noun someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
  • noun a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her

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

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  • adjective giving courage or confidence or hope
    • encouraging advances in medical research
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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

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  • adjective having characteristics that attract love or affection
    • a mischievous but lovable child

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  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

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  • adjective acquired as your own by free choice
    • my adopted state
    • an adoptive country
  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt; espouse.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals

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

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  • noun implement consisting of a strip of leather

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

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  • noun a loan on real estate that is usually secured by a mortgage
    real estate loan.

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  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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  • verb fall backwards and down
  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    dawdle; fall behind; lag.

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  • noun the person to whom you are engaged
  • verb give to in marriage
    plight; betroth; affiance; engage.

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  • adjective satellite not restrained or controlled
    ungoverned; unbridled; unchecked.
    • unbridled rage
    • an unchecked temper
    • ungoverned rage

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

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  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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  • noun a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
    percent; pct; per centum.
  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; share.
    • he wanted his share in cash

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  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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  • noun the worship of symbols
    symbolatry; symbol-worship.

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  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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  • noun production of a certain amount
  • 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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  • noun the extraction of building stone or slate from an open surface quarry
  • verb extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
    • quarry marble

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  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; chance upon; discover; light upon; come across; strike; chance on.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
  • verb take possession of
    luck into; enter upon.
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

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  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias

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  • adjective satellite maintaining dignity or prestige
    • a face-saving compromise

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  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    independent; autonomous; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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  • noun highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
    high technology.

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  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
  • verb limit in quality or quantity

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  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking

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  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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  • noun the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
    • the car engine was running at idle
  • verb run disconnected or idle
    tick over.
    • the engine is idling

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  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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  • noun a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    jihad; international jihad.
  • noun a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal

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  • noun someone who earn wages in return for their labor

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  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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  • verb produce
    set up; effect.
    • The scientists set up a shock wave

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  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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  • noun a contemporary person
  • 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 font; Bodoni.

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  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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  • noun any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
    cleaning implement; cleaning equipment.

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite having cleansing power

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  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; bum; grub; mooch.
  • verb obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling
    shnorr; schnorr; scrounge.
    • he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends

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  • adjective satellite foolish; totally unsound
    crazy; softheaded; screwball.
    • a crazy scheme
    • half-baked ideas
    • a screwball proposal without a prayer of working
  • adjective satellite insufficiently cooked

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  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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  • adjective satellite readily applicable or practical

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  • noun a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  • verb cover with cement
    • concrete the walls

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  • adjective suited to your comfort or purpose or needs
    • a convenient excuse for not going
  • adjective large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
    • a commodious harbor
    • a commodious building suitable for conventions

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  • noun sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises

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

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  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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  • adjective satellite senseless; crazy
    meshuggeneh; meshugge; meshuggener; meshugga.

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  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!
  • verb seize upon or latch onto something
    • The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater

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  • noun writing in capital letters
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business

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  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water development; water project.

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  • noun a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
    avouchment; avowal.
  • noun the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
    assertion; statement.

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  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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  • noun sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
    gymnastic apparatus.

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  • adjective satellite steadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful monarch or government)
    • it is impossible to be allegiant to two opposing forces

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  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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  • noun a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
    technical school.

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  • noun active work of little value
    • while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork

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  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
  • verb let for money
    rent; lease.
    • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

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

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  • adjective satellite foolish; totally unsound
    crazy; screwball; half-baked.
    • a crazy scheme
    • half-baked ideas
    • a screwball proposal without a prayer of working

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  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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

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  • noun someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco)

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  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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  • adjective not yet payable
    • an undue loan
  • adjective not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
    • undue influence
    • I didn't want to show undue excitement
    • accused of using undue force

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  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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  • noun a man who works in a quarry

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  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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  • adjective satellite causing to become steady
    • had a steadying effect on her nerves
  • verb make steady
    becalm; steady; calm.
    • steady yourself

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  • noun the quality of being at hand when needed
    handiness; availableness; accessibility.

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  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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  • verb keep busy with
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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  • adjective resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices

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  • noun the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
    execution; carrying out.
    • the agency was created for the implementation of the policy
  • noun the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect

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  • adjective satellite characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
    • a quiet studious child

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  • adjective satellite inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
    • a clumsy and wasteful process
    • wasteful duplication of effort
    • uneconomical ebb and flow of power
  • adjective tending to squander and waste

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  • adjective satellite having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment
    • The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds

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  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite producing no result or effect
    ineffectual; unavailing; futile.
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt

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  • adjective satellite being in captivity
    confined; captive; imprisoned.
  • verb lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    incarcerate; jug; remand; lag; immure; gaol; jail; put away; imprison; put behind bars.
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

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  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    eating away; eroding; erosion; wearing away.
  • noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    • she bought it for everyday wear

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  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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

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  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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  • noun someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent

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  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

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  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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  • adjective satellite inducing or aiding in facilitating neural activity

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  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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  • noun the act of taking possession of or power over something
    • his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
    • the Nazi assumption of power in 1934
    • he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts

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  • noun the recipient of a mandate
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

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  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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

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  • noun the act of stigmatizing
    stigmatisation; stigmatization.
  • verb burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

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  • noun a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic
    permanganate of potash.

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  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water program; water project.

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  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be received
    • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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

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  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; find.
  • noun something that is discovered

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  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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

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  • noun the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • noun (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    use of goods and services; use; economic consumption; consumption.
    • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

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  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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  • verb take over ownership of; of corporations and companies
    buy out; take over.

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  • adjective of or relating to an agent or agency

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  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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  • verb recover through digging
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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  • adjective satellite taking part in an activity
    • an active member of the club
    • he was politically active
    • the participating organizations
  • verb share in something
    take part; participate.

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  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; seedcase.
  • noun lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached

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  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties

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  • noun an argument opposed to a proposal
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yard bird; yardbird.

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  • adjective satellite capable of being extracted

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  • adjective not buttoned
    • the wind picked up the hem of her unbuttoned coat
  • verb undo the buttons of
    • unbutton the shirt

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  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white

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  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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  • adjective satellite of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
    parasitical; parasitic; bloodsucking.
    • a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
    • parasitic vines that strangle the trees
    • bloodsucking blackmailer
    • his indolent leechlike existence

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

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

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  • verb happen or occur again
    • This is a recurring story
  • verb return in thought or speech to something
    go back.

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  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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  • noun application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
    transfer; carry-over.

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  • noun the recipient of funds or other benefits
  • noun the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    benefactive role.

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  • noun the worship of women
    gyneolatry; woman-worship.

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  • noun a loan that is repayable on demand
    demand loan.

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  • noun the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  • adjective satellite producing a sizeable profit
    remunerative; lucrative.
    • a remunerative business

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  • adjective concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
    formalistic; formalised.
    • highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'
  • verb make formal or official
    formalize; formalise.
    • We formalized the appointment and gave him a title

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  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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

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  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; honey; dearest; love.
  • adjective satellite dearly loved
    dear; darling.

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  • noun capacity or power to produce a desired effect
    • concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

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  • noun the practice of beautifying the face and hair and skin

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  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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  • noun the ultimate user for which something is intended

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  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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  • adjective satellite capable of being used again
    reclaimable; reusable.

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  • noun a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    drinker; juicer; imbiber.

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  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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  • adjective relating to or caused by parasites
    • parasitic infection
  • adjective satellite of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
    parasitic; bloodsucking; leechlike.
    • a wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses
    • parasitic vines that strangle the trees
    • bloodsucking blackmailer
    • his indolent leechlike existence

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  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water program; water development.

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  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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  • adjective serving to purge or rid of sin
    purgatorial; purging.
    • purgatorial rites
  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; purify; sublimate; distill.
    • purify the water

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  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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

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

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  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports

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  • noun detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power

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  • adjective satellite readily available
    • there will be a wealth of information on hand from the lawyers

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  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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  • noun a recognizable kind
    • 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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  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    hitch; tour; term of enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the act of enlisting (as in a military service)

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  • noun someone who believes that the value of a thing depends on its utility
  • adjective satellite having a useful function
    • utilitarian steel tables

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

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  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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  • adjective satellite capable of being extracted

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  • noun detergent quality; the quality of having cleansing power

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  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    elbow grease; effort; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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

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  • noun a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
    heritor; heir.

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  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite markedly effective as if by emotional pressure
    • impelling skill as a teller of tales
    • an impelling personality
  • verb urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
    impel; force.

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  • noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
  • verb drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
    • The husband drinks and beats his wife

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
    ready-to-wear; off-the-peg; off-the-rack.
    • a ready-made jacket
    • ready-to-wear clothes

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  • adjective satellite capable of being used again
    recyclable; reusable.

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  • noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time

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  • noun a person who smokes tobacco
    tobacco user.
  • noun a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)
    stag party.

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  • verb obtain from someone after their death
    • I inherited a castle from my French grandparents
  • verb receive from a predecessor
    • The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair

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  • verb eat human flesh
  • verb use parts of something to repair something else

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  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services

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  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; mob.
  • noun an overwhelming defeat

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  • noun a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons
    seasonal worker.
  • adjective occurring at or dependent on a particular season
    • seasonal labor
    • a seasonal rise in unemployment

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  • noun excessive spending
    extravagance; highlife; prodigality; lavishness.

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  • noun a collection of bottles
    • her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window
  • noun the activity of collecting bottles
    • bottle collection is a hobby of hers

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  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; steal.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price

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

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

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  • noun grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb convert (plant material) into hay

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  • 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

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  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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  • adjective satellite based in scientific and industrial progress
    • a technological civilization
  • adjective of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
    • technical college
    • technological development

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  • adjective satellite capable of being used again
    recyclable; reclaimable.

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  • adjective satellite capable of being reached or attained
    getatable; come-at-able.
    • a very getatable man
    • both oil and coal are there but not in getatable locations

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  • adjective satellite capable of being put to use
    • usable byproducts
  • adjective satellite fit or ready for use or service
    useable; operable; functional; operational.
    • the toaster was still functional even after being dropped
    • the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable
    • an operational aircraft
    • the dishwasher is now in working order

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  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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  • verb use again after processing
    recycle; reprocess.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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  • verb pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
    hunt; run; track down.
    • Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
    • The dogs are running deer
    • The Duke hunted in these woods

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  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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  • noun something that can be done
    • politics is the art of the possible
  • noun an applicant who might be suitable

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  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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

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  • adjective satellite of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
    • commercial grade of beef
    • commercial oxalic acid

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  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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  • 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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  • 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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  • adjective satellite having multiple uses
    • a multipurpose tool

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  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument
  • adjective satellite aggressively and persistently persuasive
    • a hard-hitting advertising campaign
    • a high-pressure salesman

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  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; excavate.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden
  • verb remove, harvest, or recover by digging
    dig out; dig.
    • dig salt
    • dig coal

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  • adjective satellite promoting or enhancing well-being
    • an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries
    • the beneficial effects of a temperate climate
    • the experience was good for her

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  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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  • verb spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow; waste.
    • He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    • You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
  • verb spend extravagantly
    ware; waste; consume.
    • waste not, want not

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  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
  • noun an animal that is confined

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  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

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