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commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

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foul

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

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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rekindle

  • verb kindle anew, as of a fire
  • verb arouse again
    • rekindle hopes
    • rekindle her love

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work

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

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parsimoniousness

  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; penny-pinching; thrift.
  • noun extreme stinginess
    tightfistedness; minginess; niggardliness; meanness; closeness; niggardness; tightness; parsimony.

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agnize

  • verb be fully aware or cognizant of
    recognise; recognize; realise; agnise; realize.

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physiological

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

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tickle

  • noun a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  • noun the act of tickling
    titillation; tickling.

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certain

  • adjective satellite definite but not specified or identified
    • set aside a certain sum each week
    • to a certain degree
    • certain breeds do not make good pets
    • certain members have not paid their dues
    • a certain popular teacher
    • a certain Mrs. Jones
  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    sure.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends

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hyperaware

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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scholarship

  • noun financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism.

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hibernating

  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up; hibernate.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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apprehensible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; intelligible.

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sensor

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    sensing element; detector.

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harried

  • adjective satellite troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    vexed; annoyed; pestered; harassed.
    • harassed working mothers
    • a harried expression
    • her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions
    • the vexed parents of an unruly teenager
  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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brutish

  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    bestial; brute; brutal; beastly.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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pragmatic

  • 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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bubbling

  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; foaming; spumy; effervescing; foamy; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer
  • verb form, produce, or emit bubbles
    bubble.
    • The soup was bubbling

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impressionistic

  • adjective of or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning
    • a surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition
    • she had impressionistic memories of her childhood
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism
    impressionist.
    • impressionist music

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overcareful

  • adjective satellite excessively or unduly careful
    too-careful.

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inanimate

  • adjective belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
    • the word `car' is inanimate
  • adjective not endowed with life
    nonliving; non-living.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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solemn

  • adjective satellite dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    sober; sedate; grave.
    • a grave God-fearing man
    • a quiet sedate nature
    • as sober as a judge
    • a solemn promise
    • the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    earnest; sincere.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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reconstruction

  • noun the activity of constructing something again
  • noun the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    Reconstruction Period.

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responsiveness

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    reactivity.
  • noun the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events

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intention

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; design; intent; purpose.
    • 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 (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
    • his intentions are entirely honorable

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feisty

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; huffy.

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active

  • 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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opprobrious

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    abusive; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    ignominious; shameful; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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life_eternal

  • noun life without beginning or end
    eternal life.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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puppy_love

  • noun temporary love of an adolescent
    crush; calf love; infatuation.

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harass

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb exhaust by attacking repeatedly
    • harass the enemy

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stressed

  • adjective satellite suffering severe physical strain or distress
    distressed.
    • he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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extrospective

  • adjective not introspective; examining what is outside yourself
    extroverted.

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someone

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

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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reflectivity

  • noun the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface
    reflectance; coefficient of reflection; reflection factor.
  • noun the ability to reflect beams or rays
    reflexion; reflection.

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heedful

  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; attentive.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    careful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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elaborated

  • adjective satellite developed or executed with care and in minute detail
    detailed; elaborate.
    • a detailed plan
    • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan
    • the carefully elaborated theme
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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highly

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

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hindsight

  • noun understanding the nature of an event after it has happened
    • hindsight is always better than foresight

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motivate

  • verb give an incentive for action
    prompt; propel; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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call

  • 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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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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strike

  • 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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survive

  • verb continue to live through hardship or adversity
    live on; last; hold up; live; endure; hold out; go.
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    pull round; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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scaremonger

  • noun a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
    stirrer.

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wary

  • adjective marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
    • they were wary in their movements
    • a wary glance at the black clouds
    • taught to be wary of strangers
  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; leery; mistrustful.

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aware

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    cognisant; cognizant.
    • was aware of his opponent's hostility
    • became aware of her surroundings
    • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
  • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
    mindful.
    • ever mindful of her health
    • mindful of his responsibilities
    • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

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warn

  • verb notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
    • The director warned him that he might be fired
    • The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking
  • verb admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
    admonish; discourage; monish.
    • I warned him not to go too far
    • I warn you against false assumptions
    • She warned him to be quiet

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warm

  • 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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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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adult

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

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hold

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

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incognizance

  • noun a lack of knowledge or recognition

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cattish

  • adjective satellite marked by or arising from malice
    catty; bitchy.
    • a catty remark

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ywar

Aware; wary. Obs. "Be ywar, and his way shun." Piers Plowman.

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set_off

  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
  • verb leave
    depart; set forth; start out; start; part; set out; take off.
    • The family took off for Florida

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get_wise

  • verb understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    get it; catch on; latch on; tumble; get onto; twig; cotton on.
    • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

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give

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

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caution

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    caveat.
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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validated

  • adjective satellite declared or made legally valid
    • a validated claim
  • verb declare or make legally valid
    formalize; validate; formalise.

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unpaid

  • adjective not paid
    • unpaid wages
    • an unpaid bill
  • adjective satellite without payment
    volunteer.
    • the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers
    • a volunteer fire department

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mental_faculty

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    module; faculty.

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hot

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

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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titillate

  • verb touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    tickle; vellicate.
  • verb excite pleasurably or erotically
    • A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine

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eternal_life

  • noun life without beginning or end
    life eternal.

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untrusting

  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    suspicious; leery; mistrustful; wary.

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biting

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

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short-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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law

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

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scare

  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    panic.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building
  • noun a sudden attack of fear
    panic attack.

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slumberous

  • adjective satellite quiet and tranquil
    slumbrous.
    • a slumberous June morning
  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; somnolent; slumbrous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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executed

  • adjective satellite put to death as punishment
    • claimed the body of the executed traitor
  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    execute; put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed

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hypnoid

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a state of sleep or hypnosis

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over

  • 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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synaesthetic

  • adjective relating to or experiencing synesthesia; involving more than one sense
    synesthetic.
    • synesthetic response to music
    • synesthetic metaphor

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responsive

  • adjective containing or using responses; alternating
    antiphonal.
    • responsive reading
    • antiphonal laughter
  • adjective readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion
    • children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience

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activating

  • 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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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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before

  • adverb earlier in time; previously
    earlier.
    • I had known her before
    • as I said before
    • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
    • her parents had died four years earlier
    • I mentioned that problem earlier
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; ahead.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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deathly

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathlike.
    • a deathly pallor
  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deadly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness

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fit

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

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comprehend

  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    perceive.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

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accusatory

  • adjective satellite containing or expressing accusation
    accusative; accusing; accusive.
    • an accusitive forefinger
    • black accusatory looks
    • accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry
    • his accusing glare

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bitchiness

  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; nastiness.

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conspecific

  • noun an organism belonging to the same species as another organism
  • adjective belonging to the same species
    • cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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amenable

  • adjective satellite disposed or willing to comply
    conformable.
    • someone amenable to persuasion
  • adjective satellite readily reacting to suggestions and influences
    tractable.
    • a responsive student

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cautiousness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; carefulness.
    • a man of caution

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bread

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

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encyclopaedism

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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discomposure

  • noun anxious embarrassment
    disconcertment; disconcertion; discomfiture.
  • noun a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure

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knocked_out

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; stunned; KO'd.

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troublous

  • adjective satellite full of trouble
    • these are troublous times

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sleepless

  • adjective satellite experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
    watchful; insomniac.
    • insomniac old people
    • insomniac nights
    • lay sleepless all night
    • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite always watchful
    lidless.
    • to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

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cotton_on

  • verb understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    get it; catch on; latch on; tumble; get wise; get onto; twig.
    • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

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reasonable

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

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encyclopaedist

  • noun a person who compiles information for encyclopedias
    encyclopedist.

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side

  • 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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nonliving

  • adjective not endowed with life
    non-living; inanimate.
    • the inorganic world is inanimate
    • inanimate objects

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recriminative

  • adjective satellite countering one charge with another
    recriminatory.
    • recriminatory arguments

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somnolent

  • adjective satellite inclined to or marked by drowsiness
    slumbery; slumbrous; slumberous.
    • slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes
    • `slumbery' is archaic
    • the sound had a somnolent effect

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logy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; groggy; stuporous; dazed.

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combust

  • verb cause to burn or combust
    burn.
    • The sun burned off the fog
    • We combust coal and other fossil fuels
  • verb start to burn or burst into flames
    ignite; catch fire; take fire; erupt; conflagrate.
    • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
    • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

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recognizable

  • adjective satellite easily perceived; easy to become aware of
    • this situation produces recognizable stress symptoms
  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    placeable; recognisable.

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fraught

  • adjective satellite marked by distress
    • a fraught mother-daughter relationship
  • adjective satellite filled with or attended with
    pregnant.
    • words fraught with meaning
    • an incident fraught with danger
    • a silence pregnant with suspense

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psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

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sparkly

  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; frothy.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders
  • adjective satellite having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
    glittery; fulgid; glistering; scintillant; coruscant; aglitter; glinting; scintillating; glittering.
    • bugle beads all aglitter
    • glinting eyes
    • glinting water
    • his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent
    • shop window full of glittering Christmas trees
    • glittery costume jewelry
    • scintillant mica
    • the scintillating stars
    • a dress with sparkly sequins
    • `glistering' is an archaic term

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urbane

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; svelte; polished.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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instigate

  • verb provoke or stir up
    set off; incite; stir up.
    • incite a riot
    • set off great unrest among the people
  • verb serve as the inciting cause of
    prompt; inspire.
    • She prompted me to call my relatives

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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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have_down

  • verb have (something) mastered
    • She has the names of the fifty states down pat

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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mourning

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

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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fathomable

  • adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
    soundable; plumbable.
  • adjective satellite (of meaning) capable of being penetrated or comprehended

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enlightened

  • noun people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    initiate.
    • it is very familiar to the initiate
  • verb make understand
    edify; enlighten.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

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cattiness

  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; bitchiness; nastiness.

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disturbed

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

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self-conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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egg_on

  • verb urge on; cause to act
    incite; prod.
    • The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window

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contemplativeness

  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness
    meditativeness; pensiveness.

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hearing

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

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sensing_element

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    detector; sensor.

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nastiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    filth; filthiness; foulness.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; bitchiness.

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discompose

  • verb cause to lose one's composure
    untune; upset; disconcert; discomfit.

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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quick-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    sharp-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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master

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

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too

  • 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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incognizant

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    unaware.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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insightful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception
    • an insightful parent
    • the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives"-R.C.Angell

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centered

  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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pondering

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; brooding; contemplative; musing; meditative; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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unmindfulness

  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities
    heedlessness; inadvertence; inadvertency.

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affront

  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    insult.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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charge_up

  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; agitate; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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mind

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

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broody

  • noun a domestic hen ready to brood
    broody hen; sitter; setting hen; brood hen.
  • adjective satellite physiologically ready to incubate eggs
    • a broody hen

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raw

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

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arousal

  • noun the act of arousing
    rousing.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • noun a state of heightened physiological activity

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laden

  • verb remove with or as if with a ladle
    lade; ladle.
    • ladle the water out of the bowl
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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communicative

  • adjective of or relating to communication
    • communicative arts
  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicatory.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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thorough

  • adjective satellite painstakingly careful and accurate
    • our accountant is thorough
    • thorough research
  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thoroughgoing.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research

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reactivity

  • noun responsive to stimulation
    responsiveness.
  • noun ready susceptibility to chemical change

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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aesthetical

  • adjective concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
    esthetic; esthetical; aesthetic.
    • the aesthetic faculties
    • an aesthetic person
    • aesthetic feeling
    • the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success

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unmindful

  • adjective not mindful or attentive
    mindless; forgetful.
    • while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
    oblivious.
    • oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform
    • oblivious to the risks she ran
    • not unmindful of the heavy responsibility

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care-laden

  • adjective satellite burdened by cares
    heavy-laden.
    • all ye that labor and are heavy-laden"-Matt.11:28

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radiosensitive

  • adjective satellite sensitive to radiation
    • radiosensitive cancer cells can be treated with radiotherapy

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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calculated

  • adjective satellite carefully thought out in advance
    measured; deliberate.
    • a calculated insult
    • with measured irony
  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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judgmental

  • adjective depending on judgment
    • a judgmental error
    • I think that she is too judgmental to be a good therapist

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supersensitised

  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; hypersensitised; allergic.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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scotch

  • noun a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    score.
  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; Scotch whisky; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch whiskey.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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inspire

  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination
  • verb supply the inspiration for
    • The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

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higher_cognitive_process

  • noun cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use

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dopey

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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abreast

  • adjective satellite being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
    up on; au courant; au fait.
    • kept abreast of the latest developments
    • constant revision keeps the book au courant
    • always au fait on the latest events
    • up on the news
  • adverb alongside each other, facing in the same direction

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vindictive

  • adjective satellite disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
    vengeful; revengeful.
    • more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare
    • punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen
  • adjective satellite showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
    despiteful; spiteful.
    • a despiteful fiend
    • a truly spiteful child
    • a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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spite

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; venom.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; cattiness; bitchiness; nastiness.

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fair-minded

  • adjective satellite of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

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pensiveness

  • noun persistent morbid meditation on a problem
    brooding.
  • noun deep serious thoughtfulness
    meditativeness; contemplativeness.

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chivvy

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    beset; chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers

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pull_round

  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    survive; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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inculpative

  • adjective causing blame to be imputed to
    inculpatory.

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watch

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

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perceive

  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    comprehend.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon
  • verb become conscious of
    • She finally perceived the futility of her protest

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unhurried

  • adjective relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste
    • people strolling about in an unhurried way
    • an unhurried walk
    • spoke in a calm and unhurried voice
  • adjective satellite capable of accepting delay with equanimity
    • was unhurried with the small children

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haunted

  • adjective satellite having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    preoccupied; obsessed; taken up.
    • became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
    • was absolutely obsessed with the girl
    • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children
    • he was taken up in worry for the old woman
  • verb follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    stalk; haunt.
    • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
    • the ghost of her mother haunted her

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sense_impression

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense experience; sensation; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch

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deliberative

  • adjective satellite involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination
    • a deliberative body

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reconstruct

  • verb reassemble mentally
    construct; retrace.
    • reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • verb build again
    rebuild.
    • The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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cleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually clean
    • cleanly in their persons and habitations
  • adverb in an adroit manner
    flawlessly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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paying_attention

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    attentiveness; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    thoughtful; attentive; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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humanist

  • noun a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanitarian.

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implication

  • noun something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    deduction; entailment.
    • his resignation had political implications
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; significance.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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worked_up

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

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fair

  • 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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enwrapped

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    engrossed; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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knowledgeableness

  • noun wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
    initiation; knowledgeability.
    • his knowledgeability impressed me
    • his dullness was due to lack of initiation

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horrendous

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

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well-educated

  • adjective satellite highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    knowing; knowledgeable; lettered; well-read; learned.
    • knowing instructors
    • a knowledgeable critic
    • a knowledgeable audience

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subject

  • 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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snuff

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

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tantamount

  • adjective satellite being essentially equal to something
    equivalent.
    • it was as good as gold
    • a wish that was equivalent to a command
    • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

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irk

  • verb irritate or vex
    gall.
    • It galls me that we lost the suit

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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meditative

  • adjective satellite deeply or seriously thoughtful;
    pensive; broody; ruminative; pondering; brooding; contemplative; musing; reflective.
    • Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man

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ira

  • noun belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    anger; wrath; ire.
  • noun a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Irish Republican Army; Provos; Provisional IRA; Provisional Irish Republican Army.

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ire

  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    anger; choler.
  • noun belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    anger; ira; wrath.

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lethargic

  • adjective deficient in alertness or activity
    unenrgetic.
    • bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights

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bemuse

  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    throw; bewilder; discombobulate.

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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rabble-rousing

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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sensory_faculty

  • noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
    sentiency; sentience; sensation; sense.
    • in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing

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drowsy

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsing.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • adjective satellite showing lack of attention or boredom
    yawning; oscitant.
    • the yawning congregation

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penurious

  • adjective satellite not having enough money to pay for necessities
    pinched; penniless; in straitened circumstances; impecunious; hard up.
  • adjective satellite excessively unwilling to spend
    parsimonious.
    • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
    • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

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civilised

  • adjective having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
    civilized.
    • terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world
  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry

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argus

  • noun large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant
    argus pheasant.
  • noun (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes

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incense

  • noun a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
  • noun the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
    • incense filled the room

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participating

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

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con

  • 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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suggest

  • verb make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    propose; advise.
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
  • verb drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    hint.

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alternate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; surrogate.
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump.

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vexed

  • adjective satellite troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    harried; annoyed; pestered; harassed.
    • harassed working mothers
    • a harried expression
    • her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions
    • the vexed parents of an unruly teenager
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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vain

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; sleeveless; bootless; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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burbly

  • adjective satellite uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    effusive; burbling; gushing.
    • a novel told in burbly panting tones

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stillborn

  • adjective satellite failing to accomplish an intended result
    abortive; unsuccessful.
    • an abortive revolt
    • a stillborn plot to assassinate the President
  • adjective satellite (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn
    • a stillborn baby

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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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comprehension

  • noun an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
    • how you can do that is beyond my comprehension
    • he was famous for his comprehension of American literature
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    inclusion.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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oblivious

  • adjective satellite (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
    unmindful.
    • oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform
    • oblivious to the risks she ran
    • not unmindful of the heavy responsibility
  • adjective satellite failing to keep in mind
    forgetful.
    • forgetful of her responsibilities
    • oblivious old age

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memorise

  • verb commit to memory; learn by heart
    learn; memorize; con.
    • Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?

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bewilder

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; discombobulate.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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combat-ready

  • adjective satellite engaged in or ready for military or naval operations
    active; fighting.
    • on active duty
    • the platoon is combat-ready
    • review the fighting forces

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calf_love

  • noun temporary love of an adolescent
    crush; puppy love; infatuation.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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waking_up

  • noun the act of waking
    awakening; wakening.
    • it was an early awakening
    • it was the waking up he hated most

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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flexible

  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    flexile.
    • slim flexible birches

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warmth

  • noun the sensation caused by heat energy
    heat.
  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmheartedness.

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life

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

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beastly

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; hellish.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    brutish; bestial; brute; brutal.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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sunshine

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    temperateness; fair weather.

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excite

  • verb arouse or elicit a feeling
  • verb act as a stimulant
    stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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demythologised

  • adjective satellite having mythical elements removed
    demythologized.
  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise; demythologize.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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coherent

  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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tormented

  • adjective satellite experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
    anguished; tortured.
    • an anguished conscience
    • a small tormented schoolboy
    • a tortured witness to another's humiliation
  • verb torment emotionally or mentally
    torment; excruciate; torture; rack.

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catch

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

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spellbind

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; fascinate; transfix.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; magnetise.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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farseeing

  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    eagle-eyed; longsighted; keen-sighted.
  • adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
    farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
    • large goals that required farsighted policies
    • took a long view of the geopolitical issues

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apprehension

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehensiveness; dread.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    savvy; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

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brainstorm

  • noun the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
    insight; brainwave.
  • verb try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it

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near

  • 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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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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remembering

  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    memory.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father
  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; recollect; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories

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provocative

  • adjective serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    • a provocative remark
    • a provocative smile
    • provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope
  • adjective satellite exciting sexual desire
    • her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative

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be

  • 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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it

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

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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recollective

  • adjective good at remembering
    tenacious; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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in

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

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uplift

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; upheaval; upthrow.
  • noun a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts

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fire_up

  • verb arouse or excite feelings and passions
    ignite; stir up; inflame; heat; wake.
    • The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor
    • The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world
    • Wake old feelings of hatred
  • verb begin to smoke
    light; light up.
    • After the meal, some of the diners lit up

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make

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

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wound

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

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unfortunate

  • 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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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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accusive

  • adjective satellite containing or expressing accusation
    accusative; accusing; accusatory.
    • an accusitive forefinger
    • black accusatory looks
    • accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry
    • his accusing glare

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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regurgitation

  • noun backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • noun recall after rote memorization
    • he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation

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palpable

  • adjective capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
    tangible.
    • a barely palpable dust
    • felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
    • the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
    • a palpable lie
  • adjective satellite can be felt by palpation
    • a palpable tumor

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centre

  • noun a low-lying region in central France
  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm

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look_out

  • verb be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
    watch out; watch.
    • Watch out for pickpockets!
  • verb to protect someone's interests
    • A man's gotta look out for his family

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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saddle-sore

  • adjective satellite (of a rider) sore after riding a horse

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wide-awake

  • adjective satellite fully awake
    unsleeping.
    • the unsleeping city
    • so excited she was wide-awake all night
  • adjective satellite fully alert and watchful
    heads-up.
    • played heads-up ball

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noesis

  • noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    cognition; knowledge.

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departed

  • 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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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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apprise

  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; give notice; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due
  • verb make aware of
    instruct; apprize.
    • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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sensitisation

  • noun the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
    sensitization.
  • noun (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    sensitization.

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hag

  • noun an ugly evil-looking old woman
    crone; beldam; witch; beldame.
  • noun eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies
    slime eels; hagfish.

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passive

  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
    passive voice.
    • `The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice
    • `The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive
  • adjective lacking in energy or will
    inactive.
    • Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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innocent

  • 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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insensitive

  • adjective not responsive to physical stimuli
    • insensitive to radiation
  • adjective deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
    • insensitive to the needs of the patients

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survival

  • noun a state of surviving; remaining alive
    endurance.
  • noun a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    survival of the fittest; selection; natural selection.

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hypersensitive

  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised; allergic.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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radiosensitivity

  • noun sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
    photosensitivity.

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advanced

  • adjective satellite farther along in physical or mental development
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; march on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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semi

  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
    semifinal.
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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self-imposed

  • adjective satellite voluntarily assumed or endured
    • self-imposed exile

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excitant

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

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elating

  • adjective satellite making lively and joyful
    exhilarating.
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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full_of_life

  • adjective satellite full of spirit
    vital; lively.
    • a dynamic full of life woman
    • a vital and charismatic leader
    • this whole lively world

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understand

  • verb know and comprehend the nature or meaning of
    • She did not understand her husband
    • I understand what she means
  • verb perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    see; realize; realise.
    • Now I see!
    • I just can't see your point
    • Does she realize how important this decision is?
    • I don't understand the idea

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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captive

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

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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animate

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

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knifelike

  • adjective satellite cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations

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unsuspecting

  • adjective satellite not suspicious
    unsuspicious.
    • deceiving the unsuspecting public
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `of') not knowing or expecting; not thinking likely
    • an unsuspecting victim
    • unsuspecting (or unaware) of the fact that I would one day be their leader

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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bottom

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

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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interestingness

  • noun the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
    interest.
    • they said nothing of great interest
    • primary colors can add interest to a room

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sensibleness

  • noun the quality of showing good sense or practical judgment

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self-consciousness

  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    uncomfortableness; uneasiness.
  • noun self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you

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kayoed

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    out; knocked out; stunned; KO'd.
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; kayo; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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angriness

  • noun the state of being angry
    anger.

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diploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
  • adjective of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
    • diploid somatic cells

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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astir

  • adjective satellite out of bed
    up.
    • are they astir yet?
    • up by seven each morning
  • adjective satellite on the move
    about.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident

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recollect

  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; call back; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories

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trustworthy

  • adjective worthy of trust or belief
    trusty.
    • a trustworthy report
    • an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion
  • adjective satellite taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations
    • trustworthy public servants

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instigative

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; seditious.

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respondent

  • noun the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent
  • noun someone who responds
    responder; answerer.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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sparing

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    stinting; frugal; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb refrain from harming
    save; spare.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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down

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

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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scholarly_person

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    bookman; scholar; student.

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jealousy

  • noun a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
    green-eyed monster.
  • noun zealous vigilance
    • cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard

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d.o.a.

  • adjective satellite abbreviation for `dead on arrival' at the emergency room

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grasping

  • noun understanding with difficulty
    • the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    seizing; prehension; taking hold.

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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forgetful

  • adjective (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
    unretentive; short.
    • a short memory
  • adjective not mindful or attentive
    mindless; unmindful.
    • while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw

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hot-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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hear

  • verb perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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anaesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anesthetic.

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humiliate

  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humble.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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vive

Long live, that is, success to; as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.

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reproductive

  • adjective satellite producing new life or offspring
    generative; procreative.
    • the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions
    • the reproductive or generative organs

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torturing

  • noun the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
    torture.
    • it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession
  • verb torment emotionally or mentally
    torment; excruciate; torture; rack.

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afflictive

  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; painful.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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brain_dead

  • adjective satellite having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram
    • was declared brain dead

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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discountenance

  • verb look with disfavor on
    • The republic soon discountenanced its few friends
  • verb show disapproval by discouraging
    • any measure tending to fuse invalids into a class with special privileges should be discountenanced

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hagridden

  • adjective satellite tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
    tormented; hag-ridden.
    • hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis

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unnerve

  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate.

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toss

  • noun the act of flipping a coin
    flip.
  • noun (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    flip; pass.
    • the pass was fumbled

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subsist

  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; exist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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knowable

  • adjective capable of being known
    cognoscible; cognisable; cognizable.

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excitative

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

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redolent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • adjective satellite (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    smelling.
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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willful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    wilful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    wilful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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stagnant

  • adjective satellite not circulating or flowing
    dead.
    • dead air
    • dead water
    • stagnant water
  • adjective satellite not growing or changing; without force or vitality
    moribund.

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smell

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; olfactory property.

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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infatuate

  • verb arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way
    • His new car has infatuated him
    • love has infatuated her

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sensuous

  • adjective satellite taking delight in beauty
    • the sensuous joy from all things fair

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • 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 the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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smelling

  • noun the act of perceiving the odor of something
    smell.
  • verb inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
    smell.

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hypersensitized

  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised; allergic.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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sense_of_responsibility

  • noun an awareness of your obligations

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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faze

  • verb disturb the composure of
    unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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loyal

  • adjective steadfast in allegiance or duty
    • loyal subjects
    • loyal friends stood by him
  • adjective inspired by love for your country
    patriotic.

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time

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

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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hardheaded

  • adjective satellite unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
    mulish.
  • adjective satellite guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory
    practical; hard-nosed; pragmatic.
    • a hardheaded appraisal of our position
    • a hard-nosed labor leader
    • completely practical in his approach to business
    • not ideology but pragmatic politics

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deliberateness

  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    unhurriedness; deliberation; slowness.
  • noun the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision
    deliberation.
    • he was a man of judicial deliberation

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datum

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point.

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wakeful

  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; open-eyed; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow
  • adjective satellite (of sleep) easily disturbed
    light.
    • in a light doze
    • a light sleeper
    • a restless wakeful night

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self-educated

  • adjective satellite educated by your own efforts rather than by formal instruction

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skin

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

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highly_sensitive

  • adjective satellite readily affected by various agents
    • a highly sensitive explosive is easily exploded by a shock
    • a sensitive colloid is readily coagulated

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semiconscious

  • adjective satellite partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations

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epistemic

  • adjective of or relating to epistemology
    epistemological.
    • epistemic modal

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retention

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; holding.
  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retentivity; retentiveness; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger

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ware

  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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rousing

  • noun the act of arousing
    arousal.
    • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
  • verb become active
    bestir; rouse.
    • He finally bestirred himself

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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charge

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

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tenacious

  • adjective good at remembering
    recollective; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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protective

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

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stinting

  • adjective satellite avoiding waste
    frugal; sparing; scotch; economical.
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
  • verb subsist on a meager allowance
    scrimp; stint; skimp.
    • scratch and scrimp

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blase

  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    worldly.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
  • adjective satellite uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
    bored.
    • his blase indifference
    • a petulant blase air
    • the bored gaze of the successful film star

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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minute

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

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incitement

  • noun an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
    incitation.
    • the incitement of mutiny
  • noun needed encouragement
    provocation.
    • the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation

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witting

  • adjective aware or knowing
    • a witting tool of the Communists
  • adjective satellite intentionally conceived
    conscious.
    • a conscious effort to speak more slowly
    • a conscious policy

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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enthuse

  • verb cause to feel enthusiasm
  • verb utter with enthusiasm

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call_back

  • verb cause to be returned
    recall; call in; withdraw.
    • recall the defective auto tires
    • The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt
  • verb recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    retrieve; remember; recall; recollect; think; call up.
    • I can't remember saying any such thing
    • I can't think what her last name was
    • can you remember her phone number?
    • Do you remember that he once loved you?
    • call up memories

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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round

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

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unaware

  • adjective (often followed by `of') not aware
    incognizant.
    • seemed unaware of the scrutiny
    • unaware of the danger they were in
    • unaware of the newborn hope
    • the most unaware person I've known

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anesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic agent; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anaesthetic.

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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tempest

  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    storm.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot
  • noun (literary) a violent wind
    • a tempest swept over the island

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substitute

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

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photosensitive

  • adjective satellite sensitive to visible light
    light-sensitive.
    • photographic film is light-sensitive

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reminiscent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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alertness

  • noun the process of paying close and continuous attention
    vigilance; watchfulness; wakefulness.
    • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
    • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue
  • noun a state of readiness to respond
    alerting.
    • alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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dazed

  • adjective satellite in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
    stupefied; stupid; stunned.
    • he had a dazed expression on his face
    • lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow
    • was stupid from fatigue
  • verb to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
    dazzle; bedazzle; daze.
    • She was dazzled by the bright headlights

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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noticeable

  • adjective capable or worthy of being perceived
    • noticeable shadows under her eyes
    • noticeable for its vivid historical background
    • a noticeable lack of friendliness
  • adjective satellite capable of being detected
    detectable.
    • after a noticeable pause the lecturer continued

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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guilty

  • adjective responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
    • guilty of murder
    • the guilty person
    • secret guilty deeds
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of guilt
    hangdog; shamefaced; shamed.
    • a guilty look
    • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

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suggestion

  • noun an idea that is suggested
    • the picnic was her suggestion
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    proposition; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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breathtaking

  • adjective satellite tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    breathless.
    • a breathless flight
    • breathtaking adventure

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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erudite

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    learned.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor

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logical

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

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exsanguinous

  • adjective satellite destitute of blood or apparently so
    bloodless; exsanguine.
    • the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden

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abash

  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass.

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stingy

  • adjective unwilling to spend
    ungenerous.
    • she practices economy without being stingy
    • an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds
  • adjective deficient in amount or quality or extent
    scrimpy; meager; meagerly; meagre.
    • meager resources
    • meager fare

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abase

  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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eruditeness

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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sensitise

  • verb cause to sense; make sensitive
    sensitize.
    • She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    • My tongue became sensitized to good wine
  • verb make sensitive to a drug or allergen
    sensitize.
    • Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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self-knowledge

  • noun an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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frothy

  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    bubbly; foaming; spumy; bubbling; effervescing; foamy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer
  • adjective satellite marked by high spirits or excitement
    effervescent; bubbling; scintillating; sparkly.
    • his fertile effervescent mind
    • scintillating personality
    • a row of sparkly cheerleaders

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sighted

  • adjective able to see
  • verb catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
    spy; sight.
    • he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

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subsistence

  • noun minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
    • social security provided only a bare subsistence
  • noun a means of surviving
    • farming is a hard means of subsistence

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unawakened

  • adjective not aroused or activated
    • unawakened emotions
  • adjective satellite still asleep

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fly

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

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unexciting

  • adjective not stimulating
    unstimulating.
  • adjective not exciting
    • an unexciting novel
    • lived an unexciting life

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privy

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    outhouse; earth-closet; jakes.

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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stimulating

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

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perceivable

  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing
    • perceivable through the mist
  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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figure

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

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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expectant

  • adjective satellite marked by eager anticipation
    anticipant; anticipative.
    • an expectant hush
  • adjective satellite in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    heavy; great; with child; gravid; big; enceinte; large.
    • was big with child
    • was great with child

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glamourous

  • adjective satellite having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    glamorous.
    • glamorous movie stars

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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provoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; evoke; kindle.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    evoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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intelligible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; apprehensible.
  • adjective well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
    • intelligible pronunciation

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haploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    monoploid; haploidic.

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unwavering

  • adjective satellite marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable
    firm; unbendable; steadfast; stiff; steady; unfaltering; unshakable.
    • firm convictions
    • a firm mouth
    • steadfast resolve
    • a man of unbendable perseverence
    • unwavering loyalty
  • adjective satellite not showing abrupt variations
    level.
    • spoke in a level voice
    • she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss

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fast_asleep

  • adjective satellite sleeping deeply; he's sound asleep"
    sound asleep.
    • lying fast asleep on the sofa
    • it would be cruel to wake him

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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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emotionless

  • adjective satellite unmoved by feeling
    passionless.
    • he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served
    • this passionless girl was like an icicle in the sunshine"-Margaret Deland

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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grok

  • verb get the meaning of something
    apprehend; dig; comprehend; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

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penetrative

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
    penetrating.
    • a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface
    • a cold penetrating wind
    • a penetrating odor

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designed

  • adjective done or made or performed with purpose and intent
    intentional.
    • style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis
    • games designed for all ages
    • well-designed houses
  • verb make or work out a plan for; devise
    project; design; contrive; plan.
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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egotistical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; narcissistic; self-loving.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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remember

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

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conscious

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

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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cognise

  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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swollen

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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uncoerced

  • adjective satellite not brought about by coercion or force
    willing; unforced.
    • the confession was uncoerced

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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knowingness

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; consciousness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge

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shake

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

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cold

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

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irresolute

  • adjective uncertain how to act or proceed
    • the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute

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thoughtfulness

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; musing.
  • noun kind and considerate regard for others
    consideration; considerateness.
    • he showed no consideration for her feelings

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interesting

  • adjective arousing or holding the attention
  • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
    interest.

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hold_up

  • verb be the physical support of; carry the weight of
    support; hold; sustain.
    • The beam holds up the roof
    • He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
    • What's holding that mirror?
  • verb hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration

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reproductive_memory

  • noun recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall
    reproduction.

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sensitized

  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised; allergic.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen
  • verb make sensitive or aware
    sensify; sensitise; sensibilise; sensibilize; sensitize.
    • He was not sensitized to her emotional needs

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troubled

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

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quick-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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non

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

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well-meant

  • adjective satellite marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
    well-intentioned; well-meaning.
    • a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter
    • a well-meaning but tactless fellow
    • the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm
    • blunt but well-meant criticism

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drowsing

  • adjective satellite half asleep
    dozy; drowsy.
    • made drowsy by the long ride
    • it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
    • a tired dozy child
    • the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    snooze; doze; drowse.

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brainwave

  • noun (neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
    brain wave; cortical potential.
  • noun the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
    insight; brainstorm.

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gushing

  • adjective satellite flowing profusely
    pouring.
    • a gushing hydrant
    • pouring flood waters
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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stuporous

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    foggy; groggy; logy; dazed.

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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fabian

  • adjective satellite using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
    • a fabian policy
  • noun a member of the Fabian Society in Britain

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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realise

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    earn; bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; 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 convert into cash; of goods and property
    realize.

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disconcertion

  • noun anxious embarrassment
    disconcertment; discomfiture; discomposure.

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physiologic

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

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square

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

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retrieve

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb go for and bring back
    • retrieve the car from the parking garage

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exanimate

  • adjective satellite deprived of life; no longer living
    lifeless.
    • a lifeless body

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goosy

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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catching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; spotting.

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relive

  • verb experience again, often in the imagination
    live over.
    • He relived the horrors of war

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ungenerous

  • adjective lacking in magnanimity
    meanspirited.
    • it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.
    • a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive
  • adjective unwilling to spend
    stingy.
    • she practices economy without being stingy
    • an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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shakespearian

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearean.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearean.
    • Shakespearean plays

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semicomatose

  • adjective satellite in a state of partial coma

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nonrational

  • adjective satellite not based on reason
    • there is a great deal that is nonrational in modern culture
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    visceral; intuitive.

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effectual

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    efficacious; effective.
    • 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 having legal efficacy or force
    sound; legal.
    • a sound title to the property

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