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permeant

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeative; permeating.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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exclusive

  • noun a news report that is reported first by one news organization
    scoop.
    • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials
  • adjective satellite not divided or shared with others
    sole.
    • they have exclusive use of the machine
    • sole rights of publication

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severable

  • adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    separable; dissociable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

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far-flung

  • adjective satellite distributed over a considerable extent
    widespread.
    • far-flung trading operations
    • the West's far-flung mountain ranges
    • widespread nuclear fallout
  • adjective satellite remote
    • far-flung corners of the Empire

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rationed

  • adjective satellite distributed equitably in limited individual portions
    • got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar
  • verb restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
    ration.
    • Bread was rationed during the siege of the city

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forficate

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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allocatable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocable.

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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allocable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocatable.

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dichotomous

  • adjective satellite divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications

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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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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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three-pronged

  • adjective satellite having three prongs

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bilocular

  • adjective satellite divided into or containing two cells or chambers
    biloculate.
    • having a bilocular capsule

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unconditional

  • adjective not conditional
    unconditioned.
    • unconditional surrender
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; categorical.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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disjuncture

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disconnectedness.

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mete

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; boundary line.

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semantic

  • adjective of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning
    • semantic analysis

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nonsymbiotic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonparasitic; free-living.

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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incoherence

  • noun lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
    incoherency.
  • noun nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
    incoherency; unintelligibility.

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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density

  • noun the amount per unit size
    denseness.
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; concentration; tightness; denseness.

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physiological

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

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shared_out

  • adjective satellite distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
    shared; divided; divided up.

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tined

  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    pronged.
    • a three-tined fork
  • verb plate with tin
    tin.

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torn

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    lacerate; lacerated; mangled.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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distributed

  • adjective spread out or scattered about or divided up
  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks

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sustain

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

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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neurobiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
  • adverb with respect to neurobiology
    • explain the phenomenon neurobiologically

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other

  • adjective not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    • today isn't any other day"- the White Queen
    • the construction of highways and other public works
    • he asked for other employment
    • any other person would tell the truth
    • his other books are still in storage
    • then we looked at the other house
    • hearing was good in his other ear
    • the other sex
    • she lived on the other side of the street from me
    • went in the other direction
  • adjective satellite recently past
    • the other evening

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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item-by-item

  • adjective satellite separate and distinct from others of the same kind
    individual; case-by-case.
    • mark the individual pages
    • on a case-by-case basis

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cameral

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self-sufficing

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sufficient; self-sustaining.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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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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case

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

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lily-white

  • adjective satellite restricted to whites only
    white.
    • under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains
    • a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization
  • adjective satellite of a pure white color

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distribute

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    spread.
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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undivided

  • adjective satellite not parted by conflict of opinion
    • presented an undivided front
  • adjective satellite not shared by or among others
    • undivided responsibility

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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apportionable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    allocatable; allocable.

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many-chambered

  • adjective satellite having many chambers

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disjoin

  • verb make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
    disjoint.
  • verb become separated, disconnected or disjoint
    disjoint.

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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single-handed

  • adjective satellite unsupported by other people
    unassisted; unbacked.
  • adjective satellite without help from others
    • a single-handed accomplishment

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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shared

  • adjective have in common; held or experienced in common
    • two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei
    • a shared interest in philately
  • verb have in common
    share.
    • Our children share a love of music
    • The two countries share a long border

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forked

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    fork; pitchfork.
    • pitchfork hay

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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apart

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

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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incoherent

  • adjective without logical or meaningful connection
    • a turgid incoherent presentation
  • adjective (physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation

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give_out

  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    emit; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits
  • verb give to several people
    pass out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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reliant

  • adjective satellite relying on another for support
    • dependent on Middle Eastern oil

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hand_out

  • verb give to several people
    pass out; give out; distribute.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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disunited

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    fragmented; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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disconnection

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disjunction; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnect; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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some_other

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

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sparse

  • adjective satellite not dense
    thin.
    • a thin beard
    • trees were sparse

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disconnectedness

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disjuncture.

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meted_out

  • adjective satellite given out in portions
    parceled out; apportioned; doled out; dealt out.

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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dole

  • noun a share of money or food or clothing that has been charitably given
  • noun money received from the state
    pogy; pogey.

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immanent

  • adjective of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
    subjective.
    • a cognition is an immanent act of mind
  • adjective satellite of qualities that are spread throughout something
    • ambition is immanent in human nature
    • we think of God as immanent in nature

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set

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

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disordered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    broken; upset; confused.
    • troops fleeing in broken ranks
    • a confused mass of papers on the desk
    • the small disordered room
    • with everything so upset
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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dichotomy

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    duality.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture

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senate

  • noun assembly possessing high legislative powers
  • noun the upper house of the United States Congress
    US Senate; United States Senate; U.S. Senate.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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some

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
  • adjective satellite relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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fanned

  • adjective satellite especially spread in a fan shape
    spread-out.
    • the peacock's fanned tail
    • the spread-out cards
  • verb strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
    fan.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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separated

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    set-apart; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
  • verb act as a barrier between; stand between
    divide; separate.
    • The mountain range divides the two countries

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entomological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomologic.
    • entomological research

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individual

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

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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protozoological

  • adjective concerning the branch of zoology that studies protozoans

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fork-like

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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low-density

  • adjective satellite having low relative density or specific gravity
  • adjective satellite having low concentration
    • low-density urban areas

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incoherency

  • noun lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
    incoherence.
  • noun nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
    unintelligibility; incoherence.

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legislative

  • adjective relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
    • legislative council
  • adjective of or relating to or created by legislation
    • legislative proposal

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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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disjunct

  • adjective progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
  • adjective satellite having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

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illogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    unlogical.
  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts

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self-sufficient

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sustaining; self-sufficing.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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discrete

  • adjective satellite constituting a separate entity or part
    distinct.
    • a government with three discrete divisions
    • on two distinct occasions

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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self-reliant

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

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diffusing

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; disseminative.
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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somite

  • noun one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
    metamere.

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bifurcated

  • adjective satellite divided into or made up of two parts
    • socially bifurcated populations
  • verb split or divide into two
    bifurcate.

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diffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    dispersive; diffusing; disseminative.

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staccato

  • adjective (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply
    disconnected.
    • staccato applause
    • a staccato command
    • staccato notes
  • adverb separating the notes; in music
    • play this staccato, please

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bicameral

  • adjective composed of two legislative bodies
  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    two-chambered.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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bicameral

  • adjective composed of two legislative bodies
  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    two-chambered.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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isolable

  • adjective satellite capable of being isolated or disjoined

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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unintegrated

  • adjective not integrated; not taken into or made a part of a whole
    nonintegrated.
  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    segregated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood

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suffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading through
    • suffusive purple light

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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breakaway

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

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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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pronged

  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    tined.
    • a three-tined fork
  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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individualist

  • noun a person who pursues independent thought or action
  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualistic.
    • an individualistic way of dressing

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linguistics

  • noun the scientific study of language
  • noun the humanistic study of language and literature
    philology.

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suffice

  • verb be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    answer; do; serve.
    • A few words would answer
    • This car suits my purpose well
    • Will $100 do?
    • A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
    • Nothing else will serve

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dealt_out

  • adjective satellite given out in portions
    parceled out; apportioned; doled out; meted out.

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free

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

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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bicameralism

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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strong

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

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pentamerous

  • adjective satellite divided into five parts; specifically, having each floral whorl consist of five (or a multiple of five) members
    • pentamerous flowers

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cloven

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    bisulcate.
    • bisulcate hoof
  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; cleave; split.
    • cleave the bone

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free-living

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonsymbiotic; nonparasitic.

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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diffused

  • adjective satellite (of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material
    • diffused light
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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asunder

  • adjective satellite widely separated especially in space
    • as wide asunder as pole from pole
  • adverb into parts or pieces
    apart.
    • he took his father's watch apart
    • split apart
    • torn asunder

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bisulcate

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    cloven.
    • bisulcate hoof

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typeface

  • noun a specific size and style of type within a type family
    case; fount; face; font.

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broadside

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun a speech of violent denunciation
    tirade; philippic.

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morphologic

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological; structural.
    • morphological differences
  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphological.

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physiologic

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

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set-apart

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    separated; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling

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doled_out

  • adjective satellite given out in portions
    parceled out; apportioned; dealt out; meted out.

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diffuser

  • noun baffle that distributes sound waves evenly
    diffusor.
  • noun optical device that distributes the light of a lamp evenly
    diffusor.

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segmental

  • adjective satellite divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds
  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    metameric; segmented.

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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pass_out

  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; faint; conk.
  • verb give to several people
    give out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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pteridological

  • adjective of or relating to the study of ferns

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otherwise

  • adjective satellite other than as supposed or expected
    • the outcome was otherwise
  • adverb in other respects or ways
    • he is otherwise normal
    • the funds are not otherwise available
    • an otherwise hopeless situation

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separable

  • adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    dissociable; severable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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permeative

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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nonparasitic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonsymbiotic; free-living.

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diachronic

  • adjective used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
    historical.
    • diachronic linguistics

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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discontinuous

  • adjective of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities
  • adjective not continuing without interruption in time or space
    noncontinuous.
    • discontinuous applause
    • the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas
    • he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling

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black-and-white

  • adjective lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
    • a black-and-white cow
    • black-and-white blooms
    • black-and-white stripes
  • adjective not having or not capable of producing colors
    black and white.
    • black-and-white film
    • a black-and-white TV
    • the movie was in black and white

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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autonomous

  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state
  • adjective satellite existing as an independent entity
    • the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies

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dichotomize

  • verb divide into two opposing groups or kinds
    dichotomise.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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unaccompanied

  • adjective being without an escort
  • adjective playing or singing without accompaniment
    • the soloist sang unaccompanied

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four-pronged

  • adjective satellite having four prongs

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another

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

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zoology

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.

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self-supporting

  • adjective satellite financially independent
    • now that my children are self-supporting

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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dispersive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; diffusing; disseminative.

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spread-out

  • adjective satellite especially spread in a fan shape
    fanned.
    • the peacock's fanned tail
    • the spread-out cards

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commutative

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

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segregated

  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    unintegrated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    segregate.
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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give

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

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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indie

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

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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sequestered

  • adjective satellite providing privacy or seclusion
    secluded; cloistered; reclusive.
    • the cloistered academic world of books
    • sat close together in the sequestered pergola
    • sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree
    • a secluded romantic spot
  • verb requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    sequester.
    • the estate was sequestered

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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zoological_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoology.

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chambered

  • adjective satellite having compartmental chambers
    • a spiral chambered seashell
  • verb place in a chamber
    chamber.

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bifid

  • adjective satellite divided into two lobes
    • a bifid petal

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structural

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

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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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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fragmented

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    disunited; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb break or cause to break into pieces
    fragment; fragmentize; fragmentise; break up.
    • The plate fragmented

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metamere

  • noun one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
    somite.

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sectioned

  • adjective satellite consisting of or divided into sections
    sectional.
    • a sectional sofa
    • sectioned plates
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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duality

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    dichotomy.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
  • noun (physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
    wave-particle duality.

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two-pronged

  • adjective satellite having two prongs

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sufficient

  • adjective of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
    • sufficient food

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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self-sustaining

  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sufficient; self-sufficing.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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permeating

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeative; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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autarkical

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by autarchy
    autarchical; autarchic.
  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports
    autarkic.

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metameric

  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    segmented; segmental.

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self-directed

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

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encyclical

  • noun a letter from the pope sent to all Roman Catholic bishops throughout the world
    encyclical letter.
  • adjective satellite intended for wide distribution
    • an encyclical letter

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discreteness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    severalty; separateness; distinctness.

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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entomologic

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomological.
    • entomological research

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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directed

  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) having a specified direction
    • a positively directed vector
    • goal-directed
  • verb command with authority
    direct.
    • He directed the children to do their homework

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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disconnected

  • adjective (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply
    staccato.
    • staccato applause
    • a staccato command
    • staccato notes
  • verb pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
    disconnect; unplug.
    • unplug the hair dryer after using it

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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severalty

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; separateness; distinctness.
  • noun exclusive individual ownership

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up

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

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dispensed

  • adjective satellite distributed or weighted out in carefully determined portions
    • medicines dispensed to the sick
  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks

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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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thin

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

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historical

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

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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detached

  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    detach.
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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man-to-man

  • adjective satellite forthright and honest
    • had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    one-on-one.
    • one-on-one defense

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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biloculate

  • adjective satellite divided into or containing two cells or chambers
    bilocular.
    • having a bilocular capsule

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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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pervasive

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    permeative; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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penetrating

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    penetrate; perforate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest

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strong-minded

  • adjective satellite having a determined will
    strong-willed.
  • adjective satellite marked by vigorous independence of thought and judgment

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two-chambered

  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    bicameral.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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dissociable

  • adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    separable; severable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

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garbled

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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sectional

  • noun a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together
  • adjective relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane)
    • a sectional view
    • sectional drawings

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confused

  • adjective satellite perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    baffled; bewildered; bemused; lost; confounded; befuddled; at sea; mazed; mixed-up.
    • obviously bemused by his questions
    • bewildered and confused
    • a cloudy and confounded philosopher
    • just a mixed-up kid
    • she felt lost on the first day of school
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound; confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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maroon

  • noun a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
  • noun a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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separatist

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

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single

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

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sharing

  • noun using or enjoying something jointly with others
  • noun having in common
    • the sharing of electrons creates molecules

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out

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

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ornithological

  • adjective of or relating to ornithology
    • her ornithological interests

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dual

  • adjective satellite consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    double; duple.
    • an egg with a double yolk
    • a double (binary) star
    • double doors
    • dual controls for pilot and copilot
    • duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure
  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; twofold; two-fold; double; three-fold; threefold.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison

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disjoint

  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb separate at the joints
    disarticulate.
    • disjoint the chicken before cooking it

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fissiparous

  • adjective satellite reproducing by fission
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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unfocussed

  • adjective (of an image) not being in or brought into focus
    unfocused.
    • at their edges things were pretty much out of focus
  • adjective satellite not concentrated at one point or upon one objective
    unfocused.
    • diversity...in our huge unfocused country"- Owen Wister

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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separateness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; distinctness.
  • noun political independence
    • seeking complete political separateness for Taiwan

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autarkic

  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports
    autarkical.

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straggly

  • adjective satellite spreading out in different directions
    sprawling; rambling; straggling.
    • sprawling handwriting
    • straggling branches
    • straggly hair
  • adjective satellite growing or spreading sparsely or irregularly
    • straggly ivy

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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segmented

  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    metameric; segmental.
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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disseminative

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; diffusing.

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isolated

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

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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quarantined

  • adjective satellite under forced isolation especially for health reasons
    isolated.
    • a quarantined animal
    • isolated patients
  • verb place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons
    quarantine.
    • My dog was quarantined before he could live in England

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one-on-one

  • adjective satellite directly between two individuals
    • one-on-one instruction
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    man-to-man.
    • one-on-one defense

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individualistic

  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualist.
    • an individualistic way of dressing
  • adjective satellite with minimally restricted freedom in commerce
    laissez-faire.

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etymological

  • adjective based on or belonging to etymology
    • I merely drew an etymological distinction

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chamber

  • noun a natural or artificial enclosed space
  • noun an enclosed volume in the body
    • the chambers of his heart were healthy

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widespread

  • adjective satellite widely circulated or diffused
    • a widespread doctrine
    • widespread fear of nuclear war
  • adjective satellite distributed over a considerable extent
    far-flung.
    • far-flung trading operations
    • the West's far-flung mountain ranges
    • widespread nuclear fallout

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deal

  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    bargain.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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lily

  • noun any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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independent

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

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unfocused

  • adjective (of an image) not being in or brought into focus
    unfocussed.
    • at their edges things were pretty much out of focus
  • adjective satellite not concentrated at one point or upon one objective
    unfocussed.
    • diversity...in our huge unfocused country"- Owen Wister

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case-by-case

  • adjective satellite separate and distinct from others of the same kind
    item-by-item; individual.
    • mark the individual pages
    • on a case-by-case basis

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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noncontinuous

  • adjective not continuing without interruption in time or space
    discontinuous.
    • discontinuous applause
    • the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas
    • he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling

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penetrative

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

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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apportioned

  • adjective satellite given out in portions
    parceled out; doled out; dealt out; meted out.
  • verb distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
    allocate; apportion.
    • I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
    • I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip

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bifurcate

  • verb split or divide into two
  • verb divide into two branches
    • The road bifurcated

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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parceled_out

  • adjective satellite given out in portions
    apportioned; doled out; dealt out; meted out.

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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dichotomise

  • verb divide into two opposing groups or kinds
    dichotomize.

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prongy

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; biramous; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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splashed

  • adjective satellite (of a fluid) having been propelled about in flying drops or masses
    • with clothes wet by splashed water
  • verb cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    splosh; sprinkle; splash.
    • She splashed the water around her

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mullioned

  • adjective satellite of windows; divided by vertical bars or piers usually of stone
    • mullioned windows

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disjunction

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun the act of breaking a connection
    disconnection.

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flyer

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

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divided_up

  • adjective satellite distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
    shared; divided; shared out.

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spaced

  • adjective satellite spaced apart
    separated.
  • verb place at intervals
    space.
    • Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

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genetical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code
  • adjective of or relating to the science of genetics
    genetic.
    • genetic research

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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episodic

  • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    occasional.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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unconnected

  • adjective not joined or linked together
  • adjective satellite not connected by birth or family

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supporting

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

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separative

  • adjective satellite (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
  • adjective satellite serving to separate or divide into parts
    partitive.
    • partitive tendencies in education
    • the uniting influence was stronger than the separative

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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biramous

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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house_of_representatives

  • noun the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    US House; U.S. House of Representatives; US House of Representatives; United States House of Representatives; U.S. House.

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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duple

  • adjective satellite consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    double; dual.
    • an egg with a double yolk
    • a double (binary) star
    • double doors
    • dual controls for pilot and copilot
    • duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure

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dispersed

  • adjective satellite distributed or spread over a considerable extent
    spread.
    • has ties with many widely dispersed friends
    • eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe
  • verb distribute loosely
    dust; sprinkle; scatter; dot; disperse.
    • He scattered gun powder under the wagon

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divided

  • adjective separated into parts or pieces
    • opinions are divided
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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idiosyncratic

  • adjective satellite peculiar to the individual
    • we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures
    • Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting

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throwaway

  • noun (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    gamin; street arab.
  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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