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raining

  • adjective satellite falling in drops or as if falling like rain
    • watched the raining apple blossoms
  • verb precipitate as rain
    rain down; rain.
    • If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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lacrimal

  • adjective of or relating to tears
    lachrymal.
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
    lachrymal.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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chiasm

  • noun an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X
    chiasma; decussation.

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ventral

  • adjective toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
    • the ventral aspect of the human body
    • the liver is somewhat ventral in position
    • ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped
  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    adaxial.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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leeward

  • noun the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    lee side; lee.

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processus

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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sensory_receptor

  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    receptor; sense organ.

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crystalline_lens

  • noun biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
    lens; lens of the eye.

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caput

  • noun a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
    • the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula
  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    head.
    • he stuck his head out the window

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withers

  • noun the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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lens_of_the_eye

  • noun biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
    lens; crystalline lens.

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nucleolus_organizer

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organiser; nucleolar organizer.

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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parquet_circle

  • noun seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)
    parterre.

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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pubic

  • adjective relating or near the pubis
    • pubic bones
    • pubic hair

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direct

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

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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sbe

  • noun the compass point that is one point east of due south
    south by east.

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tuberosity

  • noun a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
    tubercle; eminence.

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postessive

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orchestra

  • noun a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • noun seating on the main floor in a theater

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urogenitalis

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epaxial

(Anat.) Above, or on the dorsal side of, the axis of the skeleton; episkeletal.

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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centric

  • adjective satellite having or situated at or near a center
    centrical.

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aquatics

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    water sport.
  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
    aquatic.

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localisation

  • noun (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
    localization of function; localization; localization principle; localisation of function; localisation principle.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    fix; locating; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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active

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

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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property

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

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someone

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

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midway

  • noun the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  • noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
    Battle of Midway.

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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south-central

  • adjective satellite situated in the southern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region
    • south-central London
  • adjective satellite being in or of a region of the United States including the states of the lower Mississippi valley and east of the Rio Grande

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branchial_arch

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    gill bar; gill arch.

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northwest_by_west

  • noun the compass point that is one point west of northwest
    NWbW.

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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diametrical_opposition

  • noun the relation of opposition along a diameter
    antipodal opposition; antipodal.

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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tail_assembly

  • noun the rear part of an aircraft
    tail; empennage.

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pigeonhole

  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment
    cubbyhole.

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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plant_process

  • noun a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
    enation.

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capaciousness

  • noun intellectual breadth
    roominess.
    • the very capaciousness of the idea meant that agreement on fundamentals was unnecessary
    • his unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess
  • noun spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)
    spaciousness; commodiousness; roominess.
    • the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child
    • roominess in this size car is always a compromise
    • his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to

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varsity

  • noun a British abbreviation of `university'; usually refers to Oxford University or Cambridge University
  • noun a team representing a college or university
    first team.

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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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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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branchial_cleft

  • noun one of a series of slit openings in the pharynxes of fishes and aquatic amphibians through which water passes
    gill slit; gill cleft.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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interposition

  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    intervention.

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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musculature

  • noun the muscular system of an organism
    muscle system; muscular structure.

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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downfield

  • adjective satellite toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field
    • he threw to a downfield receiver
  • adverb toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field
    • he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards

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centralis

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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ampulla

  • noun the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear
  • noun a flask that has two handles; used by Romans for wines or oils

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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acrobatic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; gymnastic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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kinetochore

  • noun a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
    centromere.
    • the centromere is difficult to sequence

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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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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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buns

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun small rounded bread either plain or sweet
    bun; roll.

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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abdomen

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; belly.
  • noun the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    abdominal cavity.

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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lay

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

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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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back_end

  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; rear.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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secretor

  • noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
    gland; secreter; secretory organ.

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prefrontal_cortex

  • noun the anterior part of the frontal lobe
    prefrontal lobe.

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nucleolar_organiser

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organizer; nucleolus organizer.

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order

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

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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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venous_blood_system

  • noun (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal
    venation.

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office

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

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systema_nervosum

  • noun the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
    nervous system.

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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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vocal_organ

  • noun any of the organs involved in speech production
    speech organ; organ of speech.

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magnetic_north

  • noun the direction in which a compass needle points
    compass north; north.

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alveolar_process

  • noun a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
    gum ridge; alveolar ridge.

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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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pubes

  • noun the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
    loins; pubic region.
  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; pubis; os pubis.

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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precipitate

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

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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weakness

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    failing.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; helplessness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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band

  • 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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tentacle

  • noun something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
    • caught in the tentacles of organized crime
  • noun any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

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undeveloped

  • adjective not developed
    • courses in interior design were rare and undeveloped
    • undeveloped social awareness
  • adjective undeveloped or unused
    unexploited.
    • vast unexploited (or undeveloped) natural resources
    • taxes on undeveloped lots are low

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cartilaginous

  • adjective of or relating to cartilage
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; rubbery.

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bony

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    osseous; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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leaner

  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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vallecula

  • noun (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
    groove.

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dumpy

  • adjective resembling a garbage dump
  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; low-set; chunky; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure

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side

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

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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macula_lutea

  • noun a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision
    macular area; yellow spot; macula.

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croup

  • noun a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
    spasmodic laryngitis.
  • noun the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
    croupe; hindquarters; rump.

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lebensraum

  • noun space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
    living space.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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trench

  • 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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angular_position

  • noun relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

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endocrine_system

  • noun the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity

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vascular_system

  • noun the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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transverse_process

  • noun one of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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midpoint

  • noun a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
    center; centre.

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sensory

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

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proportionality

  • noun a ratio of two quantities that is constant
  • noun harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    balance; proportion.
    • in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin

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annexal

  • adjective of or pertaining to adnexa
    adnexal.

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croupe

  • noun the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
    croup; hindquarters; rump.

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sse

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    south southeast; sou'-sou'-east.

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grade

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

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low-set

  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; chunky; dumpy; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure
  • adjective satellite lower than average
    lowset.
    • lowset ears
    • a stocky low-set animal

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buttock

  • noun either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
    cheek.

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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hood

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

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macula

  • noun a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
    sunspot.
  • noun a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision
    macular area; yellow spot; macula lutea.

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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bony_labyrinth

  • noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth
    osseous labyrinth.

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centered

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

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fibrous

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    hempen.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    unchewable; stringy; sinewy.

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synovialis

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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target

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

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processus_coronoideus

  • noun a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
    coronoid process.

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urogenital_system

  • noun the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
    genitourinary apparatus; urogenital apparatus; urinary system; systema urogenitale; apparatus urogenitalis; urinary apparatus; genitourinary system.

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scene

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

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southeast_by_south

  • noun the compass point that is one point south of southeast
    SEbS.

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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cheek

  • noun either side of the face below the eyes
  • noun an impudent statement
    impudence; impertinence.

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underbody

  • noun the soft belly or underside of an animal's body
    underbelly.

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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articulary

  • adjective relating to or affecting the joints of the body
    articular.
    • the articular surfaces of bones
    • articular disease

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cornu

  • noun (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

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angle_of_inclination

  • noun (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
    inclination.

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rearmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindermost; hindmost.

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annexa

  • noun accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo)
    adnexa.
    • Fallopian tubes and ovaries are adnexa of the uterus

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convenient

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

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meta-

A prefix meaning between, with, after, behind, over, about, reversely; as, metachronism, the error of placing after the correct time; metaphor, lit., a carrying over; metathesis, a placing reversely.

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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door

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

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cleft

  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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northwest_by_north

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of northwest
    NWbN.

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vermiform

  • adjective satellite resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical
    worm-shaped.

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genital

  • adjective of or relating to the external sex organs
    venereal.
    • genital herpes
    • venereal disease

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clearance

  • noun the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them
  • noun vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
    headroom; headway.

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partition

  • noun a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
    divider.
  • noun (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

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urogenital

  • adjective of or relating to the urinary and reproductive systems

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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parietal_lobe

  • noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
    parietal cortex.

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alight

  • verb to come to rest, settle
    perch; light.
    • Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb come down
    climb down.
    • the birds alighted

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inclination_of_an_orbit

  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination.

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anatomical_structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; body structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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fundus

  • noun (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part of the organ farthest from its opening
    • the uterine fundus
    • the fundus of the stomach

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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east_northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between northeast and east
    ENE.

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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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plate

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

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heavyset

  • adjective satellite having a short and solid form or stature
    compact; stocky; thick; thickset.
    • a wrestler of compact build
    • he was tall and heavyset
    • stocky legs
    • a thickset young man

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congruent

  • adjective corresponding in character or kind
    congruous.
  • adjective coinciding when superimposed

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weather_side

  • noun the side toward the wind
    weatherboard; to windward; windward side.

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bar

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

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behindhand

  • adjective satellite behind schedule
    • was behindhand with the rent
  • adverb in debt
    in arrears; behind.
    • he fell behind with his mortgage payments
    • a month behind in the rent
    • a company that has been run behindhand for years
    • in arrears with their utility bills

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rowing

  • noun the act of rowing as a sport
    row.
  • verb propel with oars
    row.
    • row the boat across the lake

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membranous_labyrinth

  • noun the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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hindermost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindmost; rearmost.

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stinger

  • noun a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
  • noun a remark capable of wounding mentally
    cut.
    • the unkindest cut of all

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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cardinal_compass_point

  • noun one of the four main compass points

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odontology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
    dental medicine; dentistry.

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tail_end

  • noun the time of the last part of something
    tail; fag end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm
  • noun any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
    tail.

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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cervix

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    neck.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun necklike opening to the uterus
    uterine cervix; cervix uteri.

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weak

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

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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meridional

  • adjective of or relating to a meridian
  • adjective satellite located in the south or characteristic of southern people or places

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downgrade

  • noun the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends
  • verb rate lower; lower in value or esteem

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north_northwest

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
    NNW; nor'-nor'-west.

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stomachal

  • adjective relating to or involving the stomach
    gastric; stomachic.
    • gastric ulcer

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papilla

  • noun (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
  • noun a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell
    • the papillae of the tongue

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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precipitous

  • adjective satellite done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    hasty; precipitate; overhasty; precipitant.
    • hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
    • hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
    • rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
    • wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king
  • adjective satellite extremely steep
    sharp; abrupt.
    • an abrupt canyon
    • the precipitous rapids of the upper river
    • the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings
    • a sharp drop

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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height

  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    tallness.
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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lowly

  • adjective satellite low or inferior in station or quality
    small; modest; humble; low.
    • a humble cottage
    • a lowly parish priest
    • a modest man of the people
    • small beginnings
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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breathing_space

  • noun a short respite
    breathing place; breather; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
  • noun sufficient room for easy breathing or movement
    breathing room.
    • moved to the country to find breathing room

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abdominal

  • noun the muscles of the abdomen
    ab; abdominal muscle.
  • adjective of or relating to or near the abdomen
    • abdominal muscles

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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south_southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    SSE; sou'-sou'-east.

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frisk

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisking.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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nucleolar_organizer

  • noun the particular part of a chromosome that is associated with a nucleolus after nuclear division
    nucleolus organiser; nucleolar organiser; nucleolus organizer.

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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area_of_cardiac_dullness

  • noun a triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion); corresponds to the part of the heart not covered by the lungs

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loftiness

  • noun the quality of being high or lofty
    highness.
  • noun impressiveness in scale or proportion
    stateliness; majesty.

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ringside_seat

  • noun first row of seating; has an unobstructed view of a boxing or wrestling ring
    ringside.

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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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abrupt

  • adjective satellite marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    disconnected.
    • abrupt prose
  • adjective satellite exceedingly sudden and unexpected
    • came to an abrupt stop
    • an abrupt change in the weather

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mirror-image_relation

  • noun the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another
    enantiomorphism.

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external_organ

  • noun an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body

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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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pyramid

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

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anlage

  • noun an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development
    primordium.

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membranous

  • adjective relating to or made of or similar to a membrane
    • membranous lining
  • adjective satellite characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)
    membrane-forming.
    • membranous gastritis

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pterygoid

(Anat.) (a) Like a bird's wing in form; as, a pterygoid bone. (b) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pterygoid bones, pterygoid processes, or the whole sphenoid bone. -- n. A pterygoid bone.

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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exterior

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    outside.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    outside.

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immune_system

  • noun a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response

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cytoskeleton

  • noun a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence

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descent

  • noun a movement downward
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    origin; extraction.
    • he comes from good origins

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prefrontal_lobe

  • noun the anterior part of the frontal lobe
    prefrontal cortex.

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forehead

  • noun the part of the face above the eyes
    brow.
  • noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
    frontal bone; os frontale.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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split

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

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half-length

  • noun a portrait showing the body from only the waist up
  • adjective satellite representing only the upper half of the body
    • a half-length portrait

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perimeter

  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    border; margin.
  • noun a line enclosing a plane areas

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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bifocal

  • adjective satellite having two foci
    • bifocal eyeglasses

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neural_structure

  • noun a structure that is part of the nervous system

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half-moon

  • noun the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail
    lunula; lunule.
  • noun the time at which the Moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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hind_end

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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west_southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between west and southwest
    WSW.

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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humble

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

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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outdoor_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    field sport.

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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opisthogastric

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camera_angle

  • noun the point of view of a camera

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repose

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

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reproductive_system

  • noun organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
    genital system.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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midmost

  • adjective satellite being in the exact middle
    middlemost.
  • adverb the middle or central part or point
    in the midst.
    • in the midst of the forest
    • could he walk out in the midst of his piece?

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point_of_view

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; viewpoint.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

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easy

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

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res

  • noun a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells
    reticuloendothelial system.
  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; Re; rhenium.

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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squab

  • noun flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
    dove.
  • noun a soft padded sofa

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tooth_root

  • noun the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
    root.

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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rappel

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    abseil.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    abseil; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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outmost

  • adjective satellite situated at the farthest possible point from a center
    outermost.

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dismount

  • noun the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
  • verb alight from (a horse)
    light; unhorse; get off; get down.

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descending

  • adjective coming down or downward
  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; descend; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again

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goalsquare

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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sou'-sou'-east

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southeast
    SSE; south southeast.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the south southeast
    south-southeast.

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occipital_lobe

  • noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
    occipital cortex.

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occlusion

  • noun closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
  • noun (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    occluded front.

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hunt

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

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fisticuffs

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    fistfight; slugfest.
  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; boxing.

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hepatic

  • noun any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
    liverwort.
  • adjective pertaining to or affecting the liver
    • hepatic ducts
    • hepatic cirrhosis

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cirrus

  • noun usually coiled
    cirrhus.
  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus cloud.

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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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spiculum

  • noun small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
    spicule.

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dead

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

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hock-joint

  • noun tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
    hock.

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fingering

  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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chesty

  • adjective satellite marked by a large or well-developed chest
    big-chested.
    • he was big-chested, big-shouldered and heavy-armed
  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    self-important; arrogant.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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bottom

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

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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loins

  • noun the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
    pubes; pubic region.
  • noun the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen

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periphery

  • noun the outside boundary or surface of something
    outer boundary; fringe.

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systema_alimentarium

  • noun the system that makes food absorbable into the body
    systema digestorium; gastrointestinal system; digestive system.

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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north_by_west

  • noun the compass point that is one point west of due north
    NbW.

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post

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

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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lowset

  • adjective satellite lower than average
    low-set.
    • lowset ears
    • a stocky low-set animal

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marshal

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

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declivitous

  • adjective satellite sloping down rather steeply
    downhill; downward-sloping.

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rudiment

  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; first principle; alphabet; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry
  • noun the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life
    • Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac

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speed_skating

  • noun competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)
  • verb race on skates
    speed skate.

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reticuloendothelial

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down

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

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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loin

  • noun a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
  • noun either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
    lumbus.

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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runty

  • adjective satellite well below average height
    sawed-off; sawn-off; pint-sized; pint-size.
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of inferior size
    shrimpy; puny.

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enantiomorphism

  • noun the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another
    mirror-image relation.

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backshot

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altitude

  • noun elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
    height.
    • the altitude gave her a headache
  • noun the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

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boat_racing

  • noun the sport of racing boats

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frill

  • noun (paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs
  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    ruff.

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way

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

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austral

  • noun the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos
  • adjective satellite of the south or coming from the south
    • sailed the austral seas

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gymnastic_exercise

  • noun (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastics.

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reproductive_organ

  • noun any organ involved in sexual reproduction
    sex organ.

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fork

  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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ice_hockey

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    hockey game; hockey.

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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tooshie

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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heap

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; pile; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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costal_groove

  • noun groove between the ribs where the nerves and blood vessels are

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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low-lying

  • adjective satellite having a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level
    • low-lying clouds
  • adjective satellite lying below the normal level
    sea-level.
    • a low-lying desert

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reproductive

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

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extremity

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    appendage; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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syrinx

  • noun a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together
    pandean pipe; panpipe.
  • noun the vocal organ of a bird

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ski_jumping

  • noun the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
  • verb jump on skis
    ski jump.

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styloid_process

  • noun extends from the base of the temporal bone

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fundament

  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; basis; groundwork; base; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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palm

  • noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    thenar.
  • noun a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

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geminate

  • noun a doubled or long consonant
    • the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate
  • verb form by reduplication
    reduplicate.
    • The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel
    • The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word

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glans

  • noun a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris

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umpire

  • noun an official at a baseball game
    ump.
  • noun someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    arbitrator; arbiter.
    • the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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gland

  • noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
    secretor; secreter; secretory organ.

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exist

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

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leave_behind

  • verb depart and not take along
    • He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe
  • verb be survived by after one's death
    leave.
    • He left six children
    • At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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half-staff

  • noun a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
    half-mast.

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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sea_room

  • noun space for maneuver at sea

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fornix

  • noun generally any arch shaped structure (but often it refers to the arched roof of an anatomical space)
  • noun an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies
    trigonum cerebrale.

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superposition

  • noun (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another
  • noun (geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest
    superposition principle; principle of superposition.

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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tallness

  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    height.
  • noun the property of being taller than average stature

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ese

  • noun the compass point midway between east and southeast
    east southeast.

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ambulacral

  • adjective pertaining to the ambulacra of radial echinoderms

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thorax

  • noun the middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    chest; pectus.

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posterosuperior

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highness

  • noun the quality of being high or lofty
    loftiness.
  • noun (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person

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nor'-west

  • noun the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    NW; northwest; northwestward.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the northwest
    north-west; northwest.

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weatherboard

  • noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
    clapboard; weatherboarding.
  • noun the side toward the wind
    weather side; to windward; windward side.

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spectator_sport

  • noun a sport that many people find entertaining to watch

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ramification

  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; forking.
  • noun a part of a forked or branching shape
    branch; leg.
    • he broke off one of the branches

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time

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

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backward

  • adjective directed or facing toward the back or rear
    • a backward view
  • adjective (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
    • a backward lover

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systema_digestorium

  • noun the system that makes food absorbable into the body
    systema alimentarium; gastrointestinal system; digestive system.

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overdue

  • adjective satellite past due; not paid at the scheduled time
    delinquent.
    • an overdue installment
    • a delinquent account

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backmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    hindermost; hindmost; rearmost.

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chain

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

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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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horseback

  • noun the back of a horse
  • noun a narrow ridge of hills
    hogback.

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avalanche

  • noun a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  • noun a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
    • the program brought an avalanche of mail

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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zona

  • noun (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
    zone.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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charge

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

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tush

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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posterodistal

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calyculus

  • noun a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
    false calyx; calycle; epicalyx.
  • noun a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    calycle; caliculus.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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orthogonal

  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    impertinent; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
  • adjective satellite statistically unrelated

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fetlock

  • noun the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
    fetlock joint.
  • noun projection behind and above a horse's hoof

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level

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

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gum

  • noun a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
    chewing gum.
  • noun the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
    gingiva.

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contact_sport

  • noun a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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horseback_riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    riding.

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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quick

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

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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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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cell_organ

  • noun a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ
    organelle; cell organelle.
    • the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus

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mastoid

  • noun process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
    mastoid bone; mastoidal; mastoid process.
  • adjective of or relating to or in the region of the mastoid process

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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sign

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

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cavum

  • noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
    cavity; bodily cavity.

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prefrontal

  • adjective satellite anterior to a frontal structure
    • a prefrontal bone
    • prefrontal lobes

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falling

  • adjective satellite decreasing in amount or degree
    • falling temperature
  • verb descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
    fall.
    • The branch fell from the tree
    • The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse

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water_sport

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    aquatics.

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water

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

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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upgrade

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

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prothorax

  • noun the anterior part of an insect's thorax; bears the first pair of legs

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limbus

  • noun a border or edge of any of various body parts distinguished by color or structure

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alveolar_bed

  • noun lung tissue densely packed with alveoli

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tauromachy

  • noun the activity at a bullfight
    bullfighting.

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incoming

  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; ingress; entering.
    • she made a grand entrance
  • adjective arriving at a place or position
    • incoming class
    • incoming mail

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south_by_east

  • noun the compass point that is one point east of due south
    SbE.

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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northeastward

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeast; nor'-east.
  • adjective satellite toward the northeast

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lens_nucleus

  • noun the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex
    nucleus.

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semi-erect

  • adjective satellite of plants that are partly erect

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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worldliness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
    • he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him

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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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vitals

  • noun a bodily organ that is essential for life
    vital organ.

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sou

  • noun a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money
    • he hasn't a sou to his name

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cockfighting

  • noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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erogenous_zone

  • noun any area of the body especially sensitive to sexual stimulation

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labyrinth

  • noun complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
    maze.
  • noun a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
    inner ear; internal ear.

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appendix

  • noun supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
  • noun a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
    cecal appendage; vermiform process; vermiform appendix.

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judo

  • noun a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

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car

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

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nether

  • adjective satellite lower
    • gnawed his nether lip
  • adjective satellite dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
    chthonic; chthonian.
    • nether regions

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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growing

  • 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; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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septum

  • noun (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
  • noun a partition or wall especially in an ovary

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dead_centre

  • noun the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
    dead center.

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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nor'-nor'-east

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
    north northeast; NNE.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the north-northeast
    north-northeast.

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east_by_north

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of due east
    EbN.

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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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coincident

  • adjective satellite occurring or operating at the same time
    concurrent; co-occurrent; coinciding; simultaneous; cooccurring; coincidental.
    • a series of coincident events
  • adjective satellite matching point for point
    • coincident circles

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venation

  • noun (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf
  • noun (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal
    venous blood system.

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coronoideus

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orthogonality

  • noun the relation of opposition between things at right angles
    orthogonal opposition; perpendicularity.
  • noun the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles

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pubic_region

  • noun the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
    pubes; loins.

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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flank

  • noun the side of military or naval formation
    wing.
    • they attacked the enemy's right flank
  • noun a subfigure consisting of a side of something

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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pint

  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
  • noun a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches
    dry pint.

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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genital_system

  • noun organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
    reproductive system.

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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surfing

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfriding.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surf; surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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corona

  • noun the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
    aureole.
  • noun (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower

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cascade

  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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west_by_north

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of due west
    WbN.

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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boreas

  • noun a wind that blows from the north
    northerly; north wind; norther.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
    • Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold

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gradual

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
  • adjective proceeding in small stages
    • a gradual increase in prices

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northeast_by_north

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of northeast
    NEbN.

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surfriding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfing.

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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vital_organ

  • noun a bodily organ that is essential for life
    vitals.

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end_organ

  • noun a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers

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hot

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

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nor'-nor'-west

  • noun the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
    NNW; north northwest.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the north-northwest
    north-northwest.

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elbow_room

  • noun space for movement
    room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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spacious

  • adjective satellite very large in expanse or scope
    broad; wide.
    • a broad lawn
    • the wide plains
    • a spacious view
    • spacious skies
  • adjective satellite (of buildings and rooms) having ample space
    roomy.
    • a roomy but sparsely furnished apartment
    • a spacious ballroom

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rake

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rip; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    slant; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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apodeme

  • noun ridge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles

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term

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

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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square

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

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pterygoid_process

  • noun two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone

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tobogganing

  • noun riding on a long light sled with low handrails
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    toboggan; luge.

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speech_organ

  • noun any of the organs involved in speech production
    organ of speech; vocal organ.

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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living

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

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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metaphysis

  • noun the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis

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perineum

  • noun the general region between the anus and the genital organs

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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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temporal_lobe

  • noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
    temporal ccortex.

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ene

  • noun the compass point midway between northeast and east
    east northeast.

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tube-shaped_structure

  • noun (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
    tube.

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raster

  • noun the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor

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backside

  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    back end; rear.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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drizzling

  • adjective satellite (of rain) falling lightly in very small drops
    • a raw drizzing rain
  • verb rain lightly
    drizzle; mizzle.
    • When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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flanders

  • noun a medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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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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wad

  • noun a small mass of soft material
    • he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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centrale

Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center<-- original had "or of.." -->; equidistant or equally accessible from certain points.

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team_sport

  • noun a sport that involves competition between teams of players
    • baseball is a team sport by golf is not

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empennage

  • noun the rear part of an aircraft
    tail; tail assembly.

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lacrimal_apparatus

  • noun the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye

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mononuclear_phagocyte_system

  • noun a widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow
    MPS; system of macrophages.

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bicentric

  • adjective satellite having two centers

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array

  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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underpart

  • noun a part lying on the lower side or underneath an animal's body
    • the warbler has a white throat and underparts
    • a woodland mouse with white underparts

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catch

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

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to_windward

  • noun the side toward the wind
    weatherboard; weather side; windward side.

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drop_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    hang back; trail; drag; get behind; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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transverse

  • adjective satellite extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    thwartwise; transversal; cross.
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon

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erectile

  • adjective satellite capable of being raised to an upright position
    • erectile feathers
  • adjective satellite filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood
    cavernous.
    • erectile tissue
    • the penis is an erectile organ

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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standing_room

  • noun room for passengers or spectators to stand
    • there was standing room for thousands more people

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glossa

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; tongue; lingua.

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trek

  • noun a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  • noun any long and difficult trip

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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gill_arch

  • noun one of the bony or cartilaginous arches on each side of the pharynx that support the gills of fishes and aquatic amphibians
    gill bar; branchial arch.

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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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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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stubby

  • adjective satellite short and blunt
    • stubby fingers
    • a stubby pencil

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greyhound

  • noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

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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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cortical_area

  • noun any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
    cortical region.

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in_arrears

  • adverb in debt
    behind; behindhand.
    • he fell behind with his mortgage payments
    • a month behind in the rent
    • a company that has been run behindhand for years
    • in arrears with their utility bills

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funiculus

  • noun the stalk of a plant ovule or seed
    funicle.
  • noun any of several body structure resembling a cord

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water_polo

  • noun a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal

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south_southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southwest
    sou'-sou'-west; SSW.

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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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external_body_part

  • noun any body part visible externally

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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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interior

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    inside.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    inside.

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vascular_structure

  • noun a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels

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equestrian

  • noun a man skilled in equitation
    horseback rider; horseman.
  • adjective of or relating to or composed of knights

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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invertebrate

  • noun any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
  • adjective lacking a backbone or spinal column
    spineless.
    • worms are an example of invertebrate animals

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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bodily_cavity

  • noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
    cavity; cavum.

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knee

  • noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    genu; articulatio genus; knee joint; human knee.
  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    stifle.

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sou'-east

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeast; southeastward; SE.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the southeast
    southeast; south-east.

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nucleolus

  • noun a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
    nucleole.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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epigastrium

  • noun the region lying on or over the stomach (just below the sternum)

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cortex

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral cortex; cerebral mantle.
  • noun the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal

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slope

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    incline; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    gradient.
    • a five-degree gradient

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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get_behind

  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; drop back.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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sou'-sou'-west

  • noun the compass point midway between south and southwest
    SSW; south southwest.
  • adverb to, toward, or in the south southwest
    south-southwest.

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arrears

  • noun the state of being behind in payments
    • an account in arrears
  • noun an unpaid overdue debt

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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pectus

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    chest; thorax.

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adnexal

  • adjective of or pertaining to adnexa
    annexal.

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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hindmost

  • adjective satellite located farthest to the rear
    backmost; hindermost; rearmost.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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midriff

  • noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
    middle; midsection.
    • young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    diaphragm.

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middlemost

  • adjective satellite being in the exact middle
    midmost.

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pint-sized

  • adjective satellite well below average height
    sawed-off; sawn-off; pint-size; runty.

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integumentary_system

  • noun the skin and its appendages

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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medial

  • adjective satellite dividing an animal into right and left halves
    median.
  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
    median.

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occipital_cortex

  • noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
    occipital lobe