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equalizer

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equaliser.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; counterweight; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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discord

  • noun lack of agreement or harmony
    strife.
  • noun disagreement among those expected to cooperate
    dissension.

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funambulism

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walking.

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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nash_equilibrium

  • noun (game theory) a stable state of a system that involves several interacting participants in which no participant can gain by a change of strategy as long as all the other participants remain unchanged

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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ala

  • noun a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism
    • the alae of the nose
    • the alae of a maple seed
    • the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae
  • noun a wing of an insect

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decoupage

  • noun art produced by decorating a surface with cutouts and then coating it with several layers of varnish or lacquer
  • noun the art of decorating a surface with shapes or pictures and then coating it with vanish or lacquer

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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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flier

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

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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nitrogen

  • noun a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
    atomic number 7; N.

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go

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

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mope

  • noun someone who wastes time
    dallier; dillydallier; lounger; dilly-dallier.
  • verb move around slowly and aimlessly
    mope around.

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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electrolyte

  • noun a solution that conducts electricity
    • the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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homeostasis

  • noun (physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

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beef_cattle

  • noun cattle that are reared for their meat
    beef.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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cut

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

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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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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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poi

  • noun Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

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perfumery

  • noun perfumes in general
  • noun store where perfumes are sold

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grace

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

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compensate

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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override

  • noun a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  • noun the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    nullification.

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creative_person

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    artist.

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even_off

  • verb adjust for
    make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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deformation

  • noun a change for the worse
    distortion.
  • noun alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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equilibrium

  • noun a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    chemical equilibrium.

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glyptography

  • noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
    glyptic art.
  • noun carving or engraving (especially on stones)

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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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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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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vestibular_sense

  • noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
    labyrinthine sense; sense of equilibrium; sense of balance; equilibrium.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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rank

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

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fall

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

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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circus_acrobat

  • noun an acrobat who performs acrobatic feats in a circus

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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neutralisation

  • noun a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
    neutralization; neutralization reaction; neutralisation reaction.
  • noun (euphemism) the removal of a threat by killing or destroying it (especially in a covert operation or military operation)
    neutralization.

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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balance_of_power

  • noun an equilibrium of power between nations

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angus

  • noun Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women
    Aengus; Oengus; Angus Og.
  • noun black hornless breed from Scotland
    black Angus; Aberdeen Angus.

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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tension

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

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sense_of_balance

  • noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
    labyrinthine sense; sense of equilibrium; vestibular sense; equilibrium.

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sanskrit_literature

  • noun Hindu literature written in Sanskrit

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reference

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

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fore-wing

  • noun either of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
    fore wing; forewing.

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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right

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

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art

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

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gape

  • noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
  • noun a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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aerialist

  • noun an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)

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creation

  • noun the human act of creating
    creative activity.
  • noun an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

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begin

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.

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hail

  • noun precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • noun many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    • a hail of pebbles
    • a hail of bullets

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up

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

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stink

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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cancel

  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    natural.
  • verb postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    scratch; scrub; call off.
    • Call off the engagement
    • cancel the dinner party
    • we had to scrub our vacation plans
    • scratch that meeting--the chair is ill

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litter

  • noun the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  • noun rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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make_up

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

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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origami

  • noun the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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out

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

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even

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

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fore_wing

  • noun either of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
    fore-wing; forewing.

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overcompensation

  • noun (psychiatry) an attempt to overcome a real or imagined defect or unwanted trait by overly exaggerating its opposite
  • noun excessive compensation

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sling

  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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draftsmanship

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

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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compensation

  • noun something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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stoop

  • noun an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
  • noun basin for holy water
    stoup.

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equilibrise

  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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funambulist

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walker.

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tightrope_walker

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulist.

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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labyrinthine_sense

  • noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
    sense of equilibrium; sense of balance; vestibular sense; equilibrium.

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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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transplant

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    graft.
  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    transplantation; organ transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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object

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

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run

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

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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complementary

  • noun either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
    complementary color.
    • yellow and blue are complementaries
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
    • `male' and `female' are complementary terms

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chemical_equilibrium

  • noun a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
    equilibrium.

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indemnification

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    amends; redress; damages; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

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complement

  • noun a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
  • noun a complete number or quantity
    • a full complement

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conformation

  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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poise

  • noun a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
  • noun a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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arts_and_crafts

  • noun the arts of decorative design and handicraft
    • they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production

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offset

  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her
  • noun a compensating equivalent
    counterbalance.

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broil

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broiling; grilling.
  • verb cook under a broiler
    oven broil.
    • broil fish

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equilibrize

  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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topiary

  • noun a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
  • noun making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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acrobat

  • noun an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

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rut

  • noun a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    groove.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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shine

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    effulgence; radiance; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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incline

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    slope; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    ramp.

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have

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

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acid-base_equilibrium

  • noun (physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body
    acid-base balance.
    • with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline

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sash_weight

  • noun a counterweight for a sliding sash

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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rack

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

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amount

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

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flyer

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

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recompense

  • noun payment or reward (as for service rendered)
  • noun the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    compensation.

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buzz

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; bombination.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • noun a confusion of activity and gossip
    • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

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fuddle

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; jumble.
  • verb make stupid with alcohol
    befuddle.

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repair

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun a formal way of referring to the condition of something
    • the building was in good repair

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loaf

  • noun a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
    loaf of bread.
  • noun a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    • meat loaf
    • sugar loaf
    • a loaf of cheese

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countervail

  • verb compensate for or counterbalance
    offset.
    • offset deposits and withdrawals
  • verb oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
    counteract; counterbalance; neutralize.
    • This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues

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even_up

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even out; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
    square up; jog.

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symmetry

  • noun (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
    symmetricalness; correspondence; balance.
  • noun balance among the parts of something
    proportion.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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proportion

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

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ropedancer

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a rope stretched at some height above the ground
    ropewalker.

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number

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

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balancer

  • noun an acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions
  • noun either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    haltere; halter.

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gastronomy

  • noun a particular style of cookery (as of a region)
    • New England gastronomy
  • noun the art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food

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set

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

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promise

  • noun a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • noun grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    hope.
    • there is little or no promise that he will recover

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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labyrinthine

  • adjective relating to or affecting or originating in the inner ear
    • labyrinthine deafness
  • adjective satellite resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
    mazy; labyrinthian.
    • a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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equipoise

  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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torsion

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; crookedness; tortuosity.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun a twisting force
    torque.

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ropewalker

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a rope stretched at some height above the ground
    ropedancer.

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piggyback

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

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arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art; fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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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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beef

  • noun cattle that are reared for their meat
    beef cattle.
  • noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
    boeuf.

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neutralization

  • noun action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war
    neutralisation.
    • the neutralization of Belgium
  • noun a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base interact with the formation of a salt; with strong acids and bases the essential reaction is the combination of hydrogen ions with hydroxyl ions to form water
    neutralization reaction; neutralisation; neutralisation reaction.

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yaw

  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    swerve.
  • verb be wide open
    yawn; gape.
    • the deep gaping canyon

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breed

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

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drafting

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

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isostasy

  • noun (geology) a general equilibrium of the forces tending to elevate or depress the earth's crust

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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vigour

  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; energy; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigor; dynamism; heartiness.

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production

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

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redress

  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; damages; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    remediation; remedy.

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nitrogen_balance

  • noun the balance between the amount of nitrogen taken in (to the soil or the body) and the amount given off (lost or excreted)

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suit

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

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boil

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

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electrolyte_balance

  • noun an equilibrium between the amounts of electrolytes (as calcium and sodium and potassium) that is essential for normal health and functioning

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counterpoise

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    equalizer; counterweight; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.
  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterweight; counterpose.

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tortuousness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    contortion; crookedness; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun puzzling complexity
    complicatedness; complication; knottiness.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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buy

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    steal; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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dynamic_balance

  • noun (aeronautics) the state of equilibrium in which centrifugal forces due to a rotating mass (e.g., a propeller) do not produce force in the shaft and so vibration is reduced

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thermal_equilibrium

  • noun a state in which all parts of a system are at the same temperature

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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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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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hoodoo

  • noun (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
    • a tall sandstone hoodoo
  • noun a practitioner of voodoo

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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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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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printmaking

  • noun artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens

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alar

  • adjective of or relating to the axil
    axillary.
  • noun a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
    daminozide.

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accompaniment

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; co-occurrence.
  • noun a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
    backup; support; musical accompaniment.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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tortuosity

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; crookedness; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions

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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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contortion

  • noun the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
    deformation.
  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; crookedness; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions

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artistic_creation

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    art; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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ceramics

  • noun the art of making and decorating pottery
  • noun an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
    ceramic.

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count

  • noun the total number counted
    • a blood count
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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rage

  • noun a feeling of intense anger
    fury; madness.
    • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
    • his face turned red with rage
  • noun a state of extreme anger
    • she fell into a rage and refused to answer

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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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tightrope_walking

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulism.

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decalcomania

  • noun either a design that is fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design which is to be transferred to the surface
    decal.
  • noun the art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface

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matter

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

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carriage

  • noun a railcar where passengers ride
    coach; passenger car.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; equipage.

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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wing_case

  • noun either of the horny front wings in beetles and some other insects which cover and protect the functional hind wings
    elytron.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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and

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

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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compare

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; equivalence; comparability.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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juggle

  • noun the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
    juggling.
  • noun throwing and catching several objects simultaneously
    juggling.

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want

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; deprivation; privation.
  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; lack.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost

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corrective

  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    restorative.
  • adjective satellite designed to promote discipline
    disciplinary; disciplinal.
    • the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional
    • disciplinal measures
    • the mother was stern and disciplinary

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cover

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

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circus

  • noun a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    • he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    • the children always love to go to the circus

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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counteraction

  • noun action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action
    neutralization; neutralisation.

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equilibrate

  • verb bring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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counterweight

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.
  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterpoise; counterpose.

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point

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

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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acid-base_balance

  • noun (physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body
    acid-base equilibrium.
    • with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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lie

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

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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end

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

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forewing

  • noun either of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings
    fore-wing; fore wing.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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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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hybrid

  • noun a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
    loanblend; loan-blend.
  • noun a composite of mixed origin
    • the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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tare

  • noun an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods
  • noun any of several weedy vetches grown for forage

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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tightrope

  • noun tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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thermal

  • noun rising current of warm air
  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    caloric; thermic.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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growth_rate

  • noun the rate of increase in size per unit time
    rate of growth.

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soar

  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    zoom.
  • verb rise rapidly
    soar up; surge; zoom; soar upwards.
    • the dollar soared against the yen

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even_out

  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; compensate; counterbalance; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make level or straight
    even; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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pennon

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    streamer; waft; pennant.
  • noun wing of a bird
    pinion.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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literature

  • noun creative writing of recognized artistic value
  • noun the humanistic study of a body of literature
    lit.
    • he took a course in Russian lit

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elytron

  • noun either of the horny front wings in beetles and some other insects which cover and protect the functional hind wings
    wing case.

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halter

  • noun rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    hackamore.
  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; hangman's rope.

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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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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sense_of_equilibrium

  • noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
    labyrinthine sense; sense of balance; vestibular sense; equilibrium.

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stay

  • noun continuing or remaining in a place or state
    • they had a nice stay in Paris
    • a lengthy hospital stay
    • a four-month stay in bankruptcy court
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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yawn

  • noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
    oscitance; yawning; oscitancy.
    • he could not suppress a yawn
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
    • he apologized for his oscitancy
  • verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
    • The child yawned during the long performance

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insect

  • noun small air-breathing arthropod
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; worm; louse.

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equaliser

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equalizer.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; counterbalance; balance.

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counterbalance

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; equaliser; balance.
  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; equipoise; equilibrium.

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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retard

  • noun a person of subnormal intelligence
    half-wit; idiot; imbecile; changeling; moron; cretin.
  • verb cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    • This drug will retard your heart rate

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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haltere

  • noun either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    balancer; halter.

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curve

  • noun the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
    curved shape.
  • noun a line on a graph representing data

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sash

  • noun a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame
    window sash.
  • noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
    girdle; cincture; waistband; waistcloth.

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person

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

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artistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of art or artists
    • his artistic background
  • adjective satellite satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
    • artistic workmanship

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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craft

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

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walker

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    pedestrian; footer.
  • noun New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)
    John Walker.

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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drawing

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

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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pinion

  • noun a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
  • noun any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
    flight feather; quill feather; quill.

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