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  • noun a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    pile; spile; piling.
  • noun one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground
    • he was so tall I thought he was on stilts

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  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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

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

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  • adjective subject to guidance or control especially after launching
    • a guided missile
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.

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

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  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; baton; billy; truncheon.

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  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    revolve; go around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb exchange on a regular basis
    • We rotate the lead soprano every night

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  • noun an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    reprieve; suspension; hiatus; respite.
  • noun the act of abating
    • laws enforcing noise abatement

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  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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  • noun a heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)

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  • noun device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
  • noun holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

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  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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A staff or cudgel. Obs. "To fight with blunt bastons." Holland.

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  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    • he paused on the bottom step

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  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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  • noun a club that is used as a weapon
  • verb strike with a cudgel

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  • noun a club used as a weapon
  • verb overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
    • The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

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  • noun a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa

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  • 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
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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  • noun a long staff with one end being hook shaped

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

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  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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  • adjective satellite operating as a unit
    unified; co-ordinated; interconnected.
    • a unified utility system
    • a coordinated program
  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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

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  • noun a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
    joystick; stick.

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  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre; tactics.

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  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; 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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  • noun stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
  • noun a strip fixed to something to hold it firm

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  • noun a racket used to play tennis
    tennis racquet.

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  • noun a pole with metal points used as an aid in skiing

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  • noun a bottle-shaped club used in exercises

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

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  • noun a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; billy; truncheon.

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  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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  • noun a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
    jack oak; Quercus marilandica; blackjack oak.
  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; cosh.

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  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; flatboat.
  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; push forward.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    bastardy; bar sinister.
  • noun unlawfulness by virtue of not being authorized by or in accordance with law

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  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; crazy; nutcase.

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  • noun the act of performing music

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  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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  • noun a short ad in a newspaper or magazine (usually in small print) and appearing along with other ads of the same type
    classified ad; classified advertisement.
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; sort out; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

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  • noun someone who performs rap music
  • noun a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door
    doorknocker; knocker.

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  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; truncheon.
  • noun male goat
    he-goat; billy goat.

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  • noun a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
  • noun Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    Marco Polo.

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  • noun someone who broadcasts on radio or television
  • noun a mechanical device for scattering something (seed or fertilizer or sand etc.) in all directions

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  • noun golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
    club; golf club.

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  • noun a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

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  • noun any of a set of (usually 72) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used by fortunetellers
    tarot card.

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun an upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing
    coat tree; clothes tree.

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  • 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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  • noun a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • noun an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • a parade of strollers on the mall
    • a parade of witnesses

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  • noun a large number of things or people considered together
    • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; gang; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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  • noun club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India

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  • noun a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance

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  • noun a mallet used to strike the ball in polo
    polo mallet.

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  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    blusher; paint.
  • verb redden by applying rouge to
    • she rouged her cheeks

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  • noun a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; blackjack.
  • verb hit with a cosh, usually on the head

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  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; outlaw; criminal; felon.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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  • noun a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps

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  • noun an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
  • noun evidence that helps to solve a problem
    clew; clue.

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

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  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; kink.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; spin.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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  • noun set of bells hung in a bell tower
  • noun playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    bell ringing; carillon playing.

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  • noun a long racket with a triangular frame; used in playing lacrosse

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  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    arms; blazon; blazonry.

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

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  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; arbor; mandril.

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  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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

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  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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  • noun a brief description given for purposes of identification
    • the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture
  • noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
    recording label.
    • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

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  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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  • noun mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
  • noun United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)
    Walter Piston.

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  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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  • noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  • noun a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    billy club; billystick; baton; billy; truncheon.

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  • noun a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

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  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billystick; baton; billy; truncheon.

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  • noun sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
    pool stick; cue; cue stick.

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  • noun a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    badminton racquet; badminton racket.
  • noun an ancient racket game
    battledore and shuttlecock.

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  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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

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  • noun a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)

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  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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  • noun a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
  • noun a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels

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  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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  • adjective satellite dressed in clothing characteristic of a period, country, or class
  • verb dress in a costume
    dress up; costume.
    • We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins

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  • noun sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
    cue; cue stick; pool cue.

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  • noun a long flexible fishing rod used in fly fishing

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  • noun a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    battledore; badminton racquet.

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  • adjective satellite no longer in force or use; inactive
    • a defunct law
    • a defunct organization
  • adjective satellite having ceased to exist or live
    • the will of a defunct aunt
    • a defunct Indian tribe

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  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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  • noun a club of people to play golf
  • noun golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
    club; golf-club.

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
  • noun official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages

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Of or pertaining to Canada. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Canada.

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  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter

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  • noun a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
  • noun a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.

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

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  • noun sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
    pool stick; cue; pool cue.

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  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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  • 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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  • noun a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)

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  • noun a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    battledore; badminton racket.

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  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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  • noun an assailant who uses a bludgeon

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  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically

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  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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

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

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  • noun a long pole used to propel or guide a barge
    • I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole

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  • noun an upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing
    coat stand; clothes tree.

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

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  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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  • noun a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net

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  • noun the sphere of work by women
  • noun the staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning

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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • adjective being in a state of proper equilibrium
    • the carefully balanced seesaw
    • a properly balanced symphony orchestra
    • a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history
    • a balanced blend of whiskeys
    • the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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  • noun a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
  • adjective easily or conveniently transported
    • a portable television set

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

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  • noun a long stout staff used as a weapon

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  • noun of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
    Vipera aspis; asp viper.
  • noun cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
    Naja haje; Egyptian cobra.

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  • noun a rod used by a magician or water diviner
  • noun a thin supple twig or rod
    • stems bearing slender wands of flowers

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  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America; America.
  • noun the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    Army; U. S. Army; United States Army; US Army.

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  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    • the Spanish people

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

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  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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  • noun surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
    ranging pole; range pole.
  • noun a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised

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  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racquet.

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  • noun a rod that transmits motion (especially one that connects a rotating wheel to a reciprocating shaft)

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  • noun an upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing
    coat tree; coat stand.

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  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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  • noun club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India

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  • 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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  • noun any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
    squash vine.
  • noun edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

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  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racket.

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  • 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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  • noun a steel or aluminum rod that can be moved up or down to control the rate of the nuclear reaction

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(Zoöl.) A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See Heteropod.

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  • noun general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
  • noun a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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  • 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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  • noun a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
  • noun a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory

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  • noun a revolving rod that transmits power or motion

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  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Empire State of the South; GA; Peach State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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  • noun a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
    drum majorette.
  • noun a female drum major
    drum majorette.

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  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Pelican State; LA.

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  • noun cleansing agent consisting of soaps or detergents used for washing the hair
  • noun the act of washing your hair with shampoo

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  • noun a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking
  • noun anything that serves as an expedient
    • he uses drugs as a psychological crutch

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  • noun one of two shafts extending from the body of a cart or carriage on either side of the animal that pulls it

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  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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  • noun equipment needed to participate in a particular sport

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

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  • noun a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
    fishing rod.

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  • noun a fishing rod designed for casting a spinning lure

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  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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  • adjective (often used in combination) having or using or propelled by means of power or power of a specified kind
    • powered flight
    • kerosine-powered jet engines
  • verb supply the force or power for the functioning of
    • The gasoline powers the engines

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  • noun an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
    performing artist.

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  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; arbor; mandrel.

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  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; threatening; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • adjective satellite stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    dark; black.
    • black deeds
    • a black lie
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    • Darth Vader of the dark side
    • a dark purpose
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy

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  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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

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  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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  • noun ensuring obedience to the laws

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  • noun a loud and disturbing noise
  • noun an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    illegitimate enterprise; fraudulent scheme.

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  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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  • noun either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels

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  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; billy.

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  • noun a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; tomfool; muggins.

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  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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  • noun a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa

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  • noun connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston

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  • noun a stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers

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  • noun a vertical spar for supporting sails
  • noun nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground

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  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; roaring.
  • noun a state of economic prosperity

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  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing
  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)

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  • noun a dramatic or musical entertainment
    public presentation.
    • they listened to ten different performances
    • the play ran for 100 performances
    • the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
  • noun the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
    • we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    • an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

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  • noun a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
    bunny girl.
  • noun (usually informal) especially a young rabbit
    bunny rabbit.

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  • noun a mallet used to strike the ball in croquet

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  • noun capital of Louisiana
    capital of Louisiana.

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  • noun a message received and understood
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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  • noun a mallet used to strike the ball in polo
    polo stick.

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

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  • noun a swiveling metal rod attached to a bicycle or motorcycle or other two-wheeled vehicle; the rod lies horizontally when not in use but can be kicked into a vertical position as a support to hold the vehicle upright when it is not being ridden

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  • noun a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
    fishing pole.

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  • noun a message written in a secret code
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin

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  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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  • noun rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential

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

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  • noun a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
  • noun a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
    animated cartoon; toon.

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  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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  • noun an implement used in a sport

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  • noun a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application

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  • noun a rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm
  • noun a harshly demanding overseer

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

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

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

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  • noun a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
    broadcast medium.
  • noun taking part in a radio or tv program

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  • noun a racket used to play tennis
    tennis racket.

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  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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