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straphanger

  • noun a commuter who uses public transportation
  • noun a standing subway or bus passenger who grips a hanging strap for support

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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sulky

  • noun a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    huffish.

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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touring_car

  • noun large open car seating four with folding top
    tourer; phaeton.

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funambulism

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

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guzzler

  • noun someone who drinks heavily (especially alcoholic beverages)
    • he's a beer guzzler every night
  • noun a drinker who swallows large amounts greedily
    gulper.

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pace_car

  • noun a high-performance car that leads a parade of competing cars through the pace lap and then pulls off the course

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rod

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

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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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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buffing_wheel

  • noun a wheel that is covered with soft material

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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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horsecar

  • noun an early form of streetcar that was drawn by horses

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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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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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go

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

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golf

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

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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shop_mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; mechanic.

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tow_car

  • noun a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
    wrecker; tow truck.

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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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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compact

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

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articulated_lorry

  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; rig.

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garden_roller

  • noun heavy cast-iron cylinder used to flatten lawns

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pullman

  • noun luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
    Pullman car.

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cabriolet

  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    cab.

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raise_up

  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    disturb; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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hinault

  • noun French racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1954)
    Bernard Hinault.

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automatic_choke

  • noun a choke that automatically controls the flow of air to the carburetor

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flash

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

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send

  • verb cause to go somewhere
    direct.
    • The explosion sent the car flying in the air
    • She sent her children to camp
    • He directed all his energies into his dissertation
  • verb to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    send out.
    • He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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drosky

  • noun an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
    droshky.

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bicycler

  • noun a person who rides a bicycle
    cyclist; wheeler; bicyclist.

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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driving_wheel

  • noun a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)

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dune_buggy

  • noun a recreational vehicle with large tires used on beaches or sand dunes
    beach buggy.

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sprocket

  • noun roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
  • noun thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
    sprocket wheel.

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wind_off

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    unwind; unroll.
    • unwind a ball of yarn

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gharry

  • noun a horse-drawn carriage in India

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peavey

  • noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
    peavy; dog hook; cant dog.

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fifth_wheel

  • noun someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded
    deadwood.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    spare.

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control_stick

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

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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dirt_bike

  • noun a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
    scrambler; trail bike.

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flatbed

  • noun freight car without permanent sides or roof
    flat; flatcar.
  • noun an open truck bed or trailer with no sides; used to carry large heavy objects

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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automotive

  • adjective of or relating to motor vehicles
    • automotive supplies
  • adjective satellite containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
    self-propelling; self-propelled.
    • a self-propelled vehicle

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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spool

  • noun a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    reel; bobbin.
  • verb transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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mobilise

  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilize; call up.
  • verb get ready for war
    mobilize.

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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railroad_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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escape_velocity

  • noun the minimum velocity needed to escape a gravitational field

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fall

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

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horseback

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

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used-car

  • noun a car that has been previously owned; not a new car
    secondhand car.

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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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armoured_car

  • noun an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables
    armored car.
    • the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car
  • noun a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
    armored car.

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disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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tour

  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    circuit.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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slip_coach

  • noun a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train
    slip carriage.

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dispel

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; drive out; drive away; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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tandem_bicycle

  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem.

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pinch

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

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bump_around

  • verb shock physically
    shake up; jar.
    • Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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contact_sport

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

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joyride

  • noun a ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
    • they took their girlfriends for joyrides in stolen cars
  • verb ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
    tool; tool around.
    • We tooled down the street

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race

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

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bloodmobile

  • noun a motor vehicle equipped to collect blood donations

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swamp_buggy

  • noun an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
    marsh buggy.

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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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bucket_along

  • verb move fast
    rush; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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sea_scooter

  • noun a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
    water scooter; scooter.

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landrover

  • noun a car suitable for traveling over rough terrain
    jeep.

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locomotive

  • noun a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    engine; railway locomotive; locomotive engine.
  • adjective of or relating to locomotion
    locomotor.

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shake_up

  • verb shock physically
    bump around; jar.
    • Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game
  • verb organize anew
    reorganize; reorganise.
    • We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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bulldozer

  • noun large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
    dozer.

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rollick

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; 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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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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carter

  • noun someone whose work is driving carts
  • noun Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
    Howard Carter.

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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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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agitate

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

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accelerator_pedal

  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    gas pedal; throttle; accelerator; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas

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knock_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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wagon_wheel

  • noun a wheel of a wagon

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race_car

  • noun a fast car that competes in races
    racer; racing car.

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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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run

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

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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quicken

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; accelerate.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb make keen or more acute
    whet.
    • whet my appetite

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jinrikisha

  • noun a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
    rickshaw; ricksha.

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impel

  • verb urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
    force.
  • verb cause to move forward with force
    propel.
    • Steam propels this ship

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gas_pedal

  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    throttle; accelerator pedal; accelerator; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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hand_throttle

  • noun a hand-operated lever that controls the throttle valve

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light_speed

  • noun the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
    speed of light; c.

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scout_car

  • noun fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top
    reconnaissance vehicle.

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get_down

  • verb lower (one's body) as by kneeling
    • Get down on your knees!
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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gun_trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    trigger.

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belt_along

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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angular_velocity

  • noun (physics) the rate of change of the angular position of a rotating body; usually expressed in radians per second or radians per minute

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chair_car

  • noun a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
    drawing-room car; palace car; parlor car; parlour car.

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paddle

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

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sports_car

  • noun a small low car with a high-powered engine; usually seats two persons
    sport car.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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axial

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  • adjective relating to or attached to the axis
    axile.
    • axial angle

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unicycle

  • noun a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
    monocycle.
  • verb ride a unicycle

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pelt_along

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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increasing

  • adjective becoming greater or larger
    • increasing prices
  • verb become bigger or greater in amount
    increase.
    • The amount of work increased

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racing

  • noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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motorist

  • noun someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile
    automobilist.

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spur_gear

  • noun gear wheels that mesh in the same plane
    spur wheel.

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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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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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wain

  • noun large open farm wagon
  • noun English writer (1925-1994)
    John Wain; John Barrington Wain.

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bandwagon

  • noun a popular trend that attracts growing support
    • when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon
  • noun a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band
    • the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade

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clutch_pedal

  • noun a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
    clutch.
    • he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other

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s.u.v.

  • noun a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
    SUV; sport utility; sport utility vehicle.

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pushing

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    push.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • verb move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
    push; force.

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skidder

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; slider.
  • noun a worker who uses a skid to move logs

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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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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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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armored_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
    armoured vehicle.

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speeder

  • noun a driver who exceeds the safe speed limit
    speed demon.

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pickup_truck

  • noun a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
    pickup.

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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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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reconnaissance

  • noun the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
    reconnaissance mission.
    • an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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cyclist

  • noun a person who rides a bicycle
    wheeler; bicycler; bicyclist.

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buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

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tank_car

  • noun a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk
    tank.

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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emery_wheel

  • noun a wheel composed of abrasive material; used for grinding
    grinding wheel.

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ahead

  • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
    leading; in the lead.
    • he is ahead by a pawn
    • the leading team in the pennant race
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; before.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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ratchet_wheel

  • noun toothed wheel held in place by a pawl or detent and turned by a lever

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expulsion

  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    riddance; ejection; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school
  • noun squeezing out by applying pressure
    extrusion.
    • an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube
    • the expulsion of pus from the pimple

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dogsled

  • noun a sled pulled by dogs
    dog sled; dog sleigh.
  • verb travel with a dogsled
    mush.

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obtrude

  • verb push to thrust outward
    push out; thrust out.
  • verb thrust oneself in as if by force
    intrude.
    • The colors don't intrude on the viewer

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bob

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

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merckx

  • noun Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
    Eddy Merckx.

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ricksha

  • noun a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
    jinrikisha; rickshaw.

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palace_car

  • noun a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
    chair car; drawing-room car; parlor car; parlour car.

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marsh_buggy

  • noun an amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body
    swamp buggy.

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planet_wheel

  • noun an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train
    planet gear; planetary gear; epicyclic gear.

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monocycle

  • noun a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
    unicycle.

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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wedge

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge shape; cuneus.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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shake

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

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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motorbus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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minibike

  • noun small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
    motorbike.

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sway

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

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kayak

  • noun a small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos
  • verb travel in a small canoe
    • we kayaked down the river

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lark_about

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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serving_cart

  • noun a handcart for serving food

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bicycle_wheel

  • noun the wheel of a bicycle

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engine_driver

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engineer.

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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trailer_truck

  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry; rig.

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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prowl_car

  • noun a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
    cruiser; squad car; police cruiser; patrol car; police car.

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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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ripping_bar

  • noun a steel lever with one end formed into a ripping chisel and the other a gooseneck with a claw for pulling nails

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runabout

  • noun an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
    roadster; two-seater.

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streetcar

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; trolley.

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coaster_wagon

  • noun a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
    wagon.

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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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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sport

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

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piggyback

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

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; 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; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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eddy_merckx

  • noun Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
    Merckx.

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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somersault

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; flip; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • verb do a somersault

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vehicle

  • noun a conveyance that transports people or objects
  • noun a medium for the expression or achievement of something
    • his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views
    • a congregation is a vehicle of group identity
    • the play was just a vehicle to display her talents

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strike

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

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horse_cart

  • noun heavy cart; drawn by a horse; used for farm work
    horse-cart.

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limousine

  • noun large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur
    limo.

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lorry

  • noun a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides
  • noun a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
    camion.

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handcar

  • noun a small railroad car propelled by hand or by a small motor

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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mush

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    pulp.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    cornmeal mush.

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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caboose

  • noun the area for food preparation on a ship
    ship's galley; cookhouse; galley.
  • noun a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train
    cabin car.

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club

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

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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milk_wagon

  • noun wagon for delivering milk
    milkwagon.

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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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armored_car

  • noun an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables
    armoured car.
    • the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car
  • noun a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
    armoured car.

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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bicycle-built-for-two

  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    tandem; tandem bicycle.

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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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speed_of_light

  • noun the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
    c; light speed.

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water_wheel

  • noun a wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond
    waterwheel.
  • noun a wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine
    waterwheel.

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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hurry

  • noun a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
    haste.
    • in a hurry to lock the door
  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; haste; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste

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squad

  • noun a smallest army unit
  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    team.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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bowler

  • noun a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  • noun a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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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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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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pedaler

  • noun a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
    pedaller.

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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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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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launch

  • noun a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  • noun the act of propelling with force
    launching.

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travel_rapidly

  • verb move very fast
    speed; hurry; zip.
    • The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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decker

  • noun (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
    • they rode in a double-decker bus
  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Thomas Decker; Thomas Dekker.

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iron_horse

  • noun (c. 1840) an early term for a locomotive

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car_wheel

  • noun a wheel that has a tire and rim and hubcap; used to propel the car

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assault_gun

  • noun any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use
    assault rifle.
  • noun an armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry

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dump_truck

  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    tipper; tipper lorry; tip truck; tipper truck; dumper.

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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cab

  • noun a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    cabriolet.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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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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locomotive_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    railroad engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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control

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

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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hackney_coach

  • noun a carriage for hire
    hackney carriage; hackney.

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patrol

  • noun a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
  • noun the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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vex

  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
  • verb disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
    worry.
    • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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whorl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    lock; curl; ringlet.

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tub

  • noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
    bathing tub; bathtub; bath.
  • noun a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
    vat.

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mover

  • noun workman employed by a moving company
    • the movers were very careful with the grand piano
  • noun (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
    proposer.

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prairie_wagon

  • noun a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
    prairie schooner; Conestoga wagon; covered wagon; Conestoga.

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trolley_car

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; streetcar; trolley.

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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rig

  • noun gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
    trailer truck; tractor trailer; semi; trucking rig; articulated lorry.

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topple

  • verb fall down, as if collapsing
    tumble.
    • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it
  • verb cause to topple or tumble by pushing
    tip; tumble.

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trucking

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; truckage.
  • verb convey (goods etc.) by truck
    truck.
    • truck fresh vegetables across the mountains

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skylark

  • noun brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
    Alauda arvensis.
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; sport; frisk; 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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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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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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luggage_van

  • noun a railway car where passengers' bags are carried
    baggage car.

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lounge

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

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tightrope

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

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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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punt

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

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hitchhiker

  • noun a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles

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foot_pedal

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; treadle.

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beach

  • noun an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
  • verb land on a beach
    • the ship beached near the port

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swiftness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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tipper

  • noun a person who leaves a tip
    • a generous tipper
  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper lorry; tip truck; tipper truck; dumper.

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motor_scooter

  • noun a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
    scooter.

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laundry

  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; washing; washables.
  • noun workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

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axial_rotation

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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doodlebug

  • noun a small motor vehicle
  • noun a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
    robot bomb; buzz bomb; flying bomb; V-1.

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minivan

  • noun a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car

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winder

  • noun a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  • noun mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    key.

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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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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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tipper_truck

  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper; tipper lorry; tip truck; dumper.

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milkwagon

  • noun wagon for delivering milk
    milk wagon.

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drop-kick

  • verb make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick
    dropkick.
  • verb drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal
    dropkick.

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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motortruck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    truck.

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ironman

  • noun a strong man of exceptional physical endurance
    iron man.

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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smoking_compartment

  • noun a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke
    smoker; smoking car; smoking carriage.

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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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pulley

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
    pulley block; block; pulley-block.

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place_kick

  • noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
    place-kicking.

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light

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

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woosh

  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    whoosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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push_aside

  • verb push out of the way
    push away.
  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    dismiss; brush aside; brush off; ignore; discount; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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millwheel

  • noun water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill
    mill wheel.

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haste

  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; hurry; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste
  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    rush; hurry; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book

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club_car

  • noun railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs
    lounge car.

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armoured_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
    armored vehicle.

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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punting

  • noun (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground
    punt.
    • the punt traveled 50 yards
    • punting is an important part of the game
  • verb kick the ball
    punt.

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peculiar_velocity

  • noun velocity with respect to the local standard of rest

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hands

  • noun (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child
    custody.
    • my fate is in your hands
    • too much power in the president's hands
    • your guests are now in my custody
    • the mother was awarded custody of the children
  • noun the force of workers available
    manpower; work force; men; workforce.

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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splay

  • noun an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  • verb spread open or apart
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table

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guard's_van

  • noun the car on a train that is occupied by the guard

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force_back

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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parlour

  • noun reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received
    parlor.
  • noun a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
    living-room; living room; parlor; front room; sitting room.

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over

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

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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subcompact

  • noun a car smaller than a compact car
    subcompact car.

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kickoff

  • noun (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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kick_out

  • verb force to leave or move out
    throw out; expel.
    • He was expelled from his native country
  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; expel; boot out; drum out; throw out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

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motorcycle

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    bike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike.

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donkey_engine

  • noun a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard
    switch engine.
  • noun (nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)
    auxiliary engine.

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peavy

  • noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
    dog hook; peavey; cant dog.

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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shopping_cart

  • noun a handcart that holds groceries or other goods while shopping

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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tip_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb turn from an upright or normal position
    tump over; overturn; turn over.
    • The big vase overturned
    • The canoe tumped over

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gradualness

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
    gentleness.
  • noun the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages
    graduality.

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go_down

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    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
  • verb go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    settle; sink; go under.

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jib

  • noun any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
  • verb refuse to comply
    resist; baulk; balk.

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exclusion

  • noun the state of being excluded
  • noun the state of being excommunicated
    censure; excommunication.

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destroyer

  • noun a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
    guided missile destroyer.
  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    ruiner; uprooter; waster; undoer.
    • a destroyer of the environment
    • jealousy was his undoer
    • uprooters of gravestones

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kick_up

  • noun raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand
  • verb cause to rise by kicking
    • kick up dust

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jaunty_car

  • noun an open two-wheeled one-horse cart formerly widely used in Ireland
    jaunting car.

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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compound_lever

  • noun a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum

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welter

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • verb toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
    • The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours

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geared_wheel

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear wheel; gear.

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sport_utility_vehicle

  • noun a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
    SUV; sport utility; S.U.V..

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marsh

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marshland; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England
  • noun United States painter (1898-1954)
    Reginald Marsh.

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roadster

  • noun an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat
    runabout; two-seater.
  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    buggy.

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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wasp

  • noun social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
  • noun a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
    white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.

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hand_truck

  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    truck.

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covered

  • adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
    • women with covered faces
    • covered wagons
    • a covered balcony
  • verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    cover.
    • cover her face with a handkerchief
    • cover the child with a blanket
    • cover the grave with flowers

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pram

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; stroller; go-cart.

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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lounge_car

  • noun railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs
    club car.

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applecart

  • noun the planning that is disrupted when someone `upsets the applecart'
  • noun a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street

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escape_wheel

  • noun gear that engages a rocking lever

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equipage

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    materiel.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; carriage.

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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manufactured_home

  • noun a large house trailer that can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place and used as permanent housing
    mobile home.

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motorcoach

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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ship

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

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landau

  • noun a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
  • noun Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)
    Lev Davidovich Landau.

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zoom_along

  • verb move along very quickly
    whizz along; zoom; whizz.

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place-kicking

  • noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
    place kick.
  • verb kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football
    place-kick.

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station_waggon

  • noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    wagon; station wagon; beach waggon; beach wagon; estate car; waggon.

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push_back

  • noun the act of forcing the enemy to withdraw
    rollback.
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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amphibious_vehicle

  • noun a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
    amphibian.

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rotation

  • noun the act of rotating as if on an axis
    rotary motion.
    • the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music
  • noun (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

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army_tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; tank.

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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smoking

  • noun the act of smoking tobacco or other substances
    smoke.
    • he went outside for a smoke
    • smoking stinks
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoke.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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barrow

  • noun the quantity that a barrow will hold
    barrowful.
  • noun (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
    burial mound; grave mound; tumulus.

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unroll

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unwind.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unfurl.
    • unfurl a banner

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house_trailer

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy
    trailer.

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suv

  • noun a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
    sport utility; sport utility vehicle; S.U.V..

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tram

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    aerial tramway; ropeway; cable tramway; tramway.
  • noun a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine
    tramcar.
    • a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine

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clutch

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

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beach_wagon

  • noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    station waggon; wagon; station wagon; beach waggon; estate car; waggon.

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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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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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armoured

  • adjective used of animals; provided with protective covering
    armored.
  • verb equip with armor
    armor; armour.

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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sport_utility

  • noun a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
    SUV; sport utility vehicle; S.U.V..

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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bowling

  • noun a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  • noun (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman

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tank_locomotive

  • noun a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
    tank engine.

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apc

  • noun (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
    armoured personnel carrier; armored personnel carrier.
  • noun a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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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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trailer

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger.
  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    preview; prevue.

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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electric_automobile

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric; electric car.

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skateboard

  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

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accelerator

  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    gas pedal; throttle; accelerator pedal; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas
  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle valve; throttle.

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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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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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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four-wheel_drive

  • noun a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
    4WD.
  • noun a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
    4WD.

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dune_cycling

  • noun bicycling or motorcycling on sand dunes

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baby_carriage

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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throttle_valve

  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle; accelerator.

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nonsmoking_car

  • noun a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
    nonsmoker.

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water_cart

  • noun cart with a tank for water (especially with fresh water for sale)

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parlour_car

  • noun a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
    chair car; drawing-room car; palace car; parlor car.

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double-decker

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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skateboarding

  • noun the sport of skating on a skateboard
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
    skateboard.

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lantern_pinion

  • noun a small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks
    lantern wheel.

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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automotive_vehicle

  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
    motor vehicle.

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shoot_down

  • verb move quickly and violently
    tear; shoot; charge; buck.
    • The car tore down the street
    • He came charging into my office
  • verb shoot at and force to come down
    down; land.
    • the enemy landed several of our aircraft

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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horse-drawn_vehicle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses

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rack_and_pinion

  • noun a wheel gear (the pinion) meshes with a toothed rack; converts rotary to reciprocating motion (and vice versa)

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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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diesel

  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.
  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.

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semi

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

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horseman

  • noun a man skilled in equitation
    horseback rider; equestrian.
  • noun a person who breeds and cares for horses
    horse fancier.

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mechanical_device

  • noun mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

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toothed_wheel

  • noun a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
    roulette.

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waggon

  • noun any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    wagon.
  • noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    station waggon; wagon; station wagon; beach waggon; beach wagon; estate car.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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half_track

  • noun a motor vehicle propelled by half tracks; frequently used by the military
  • noun a track that goes around only rear wheels

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wagon

  • noun any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    waggon.
  • noun van used by police to transport prisoners
    police van; paddy wagon; police wagon; patrol wagon; black Maria.

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hang_glider

  • noun a rider of a hang glider
  • noun a glider resembling a large kite; the rider hangs from it while descending from a height

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bring_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; let down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb cause the downfall of; of rulers
    subvert; overturn; overthrow.
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class

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turn_back

  • verb retrace one's course
    double back; backtrack.
    • The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back
  • verb go back to a previous state
    retrovert; return; revert; regress.
    • We reverted to the old rules

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reconnaissance_vehicle

  • noun fast armored military vehicle with four-wheel drive and open top
    scout car.

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pullman_car

  • noun luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
    Pullman.

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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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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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ponycart

  • noun a cart with an underslung axle and two seats
    tub-cart; pony cart; donkey cart.

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graduality

  • noun the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages
    gradualness.

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clarence

  • noun a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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hang

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

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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roll_down

  • verb gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
    avalanche.

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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geared

  • adjective equipped with or connected by gears or having gears engaged
  • verb set the level or character of
    gear; pitch.
    • She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

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gear_wheel

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear; geared wheel.

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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ice_yacht

  • noun a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
    iceboat; scooter.

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baby_buggy

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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public_mover

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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dog_hook

  • noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
    peavy; peavey; cant dog.

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traction_engine

  • noun steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other than tracks

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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owner

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    proprietor.
    • he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
  • noun a person who owns something
    possessor.
    • they are searching for the owner of the car
    • who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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wheeling

  • noun propelling something on wheels
    rolling.
  • noun a city in the northern panhandle of West Virginia on the Ohio river

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refrigerator_car

  • noun a freight car that is equipped with refrigeration system

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axial_motion

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial rotation; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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used

  • adjective employed in accomplishing something
    • the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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rack

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

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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set_in_motion

  • verb get going; give impetus to
    launch.
    • launch a career
    • Her actions set in motion a complicated judicial process

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sledding

  • noun the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
  • noun advancing toward a goal
    going.
    • persuading him was easy going
    • the proposal faces tough sledding

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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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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daisy

  • noun any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

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uproot

  • verb move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    deracinate.
    • The war uprooted many people
  • verb destroy completely, as if down to the roots
    exterminate; root out; extirpate; eradicate.
    • the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption

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shunter

  • noun a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips

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ice-wagon

  • noun (formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door
    ice wagon.

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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cannonball

  • noun a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
    cannon ball; round shot.

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excommunicate

  • verb exclude from a church or a religious community
    curse; unchurch.
    • The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner
  • verb oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree

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soft_pedal

  • noun a pedal on a piano that moves the action closer to the strings and so soften the sound

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step_on_it

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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blood_sport

  • noun sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

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force_out

  • noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    force play; force-out; force.
    • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force
  • verb force to leave (an office)
    depose.

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push_up

  • verb push upward
  • verb push upward
    thrust.
    • The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air

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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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rolling_stock

  • noun collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier

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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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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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buff

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; lover; fan.
  • noun a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

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simple_machine

  • noun a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
    machine.

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fire_truck

  • noun any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire
    fire engine.

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carry

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

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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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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take_back

  • verb bring back to the point of departure
    bring back; return.
  • verb regain possession of something
    repossess.

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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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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ripping

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    rending; splitting.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb tear or be torn violently
    rive; pull; rend; rip.
    • The curtain ripped from top to bottom
    • pull the cooked chicken into strips

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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teacart

  • noun serving cart for serving tea or light refreshments
    tea trolley; tea wagon; tea cart.

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garden_cart

  • noun a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
    lawn cart; wheelbarrow; barrow.

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free_kick

  • noun (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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roll_over

  • verb make a rolling motion or turn
    • The dog rolled over
  • verb negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
    • roll over a loan

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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hearse

  • noun a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle

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tow

  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    towage.
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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rails

  • noun a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
    track; runway; rail.
  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail; railing.

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steam_locomotive

  • noun a locomotive powered by a steam engine

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traction

  • noun the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    grip; adhesive friction.
  • noun (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
    • his leg was in traction for several days

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boating

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    yachting.
  • verb ride in a boat on water
    boat.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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coach-and-four

  • noun a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
    coach; four-in-hand.

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groundspeed

  • noun the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground

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compartment

  • noun a space into which an area is subdivided
  • noun a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

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drive_out

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; dispel; drive away; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
  • verb force or drive out
    force out; rouse; rout out.
    • The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.

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cabin

  • noun small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  • noun a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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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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gear

  • noun a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
    cogwheel; gear wheel; geared wheel.
  • noun wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    gearing; geartrain; train; power train.
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

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dustcart

  • noun a truck for collecting domestic refuse
    garbage truck.
    • in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart

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muzzle_velocity

  • noun the velocity of a projectile as it leaves the muzzle of a gun

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locomotive_engine

  • noun a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    engine; locomotive; railway locomotive.

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motorcar

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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perambulator

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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bring_forward

  • verb cause to move forward
    advance.
    • Can you move the car seat forward?
  • verb bring forward for consideration
    call up.
    • The case was called up in court

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unseat

  • verb remove from political office
    • The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat
  • verb dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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cant_dog

  • noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
    peavy; dog hook; peavey.

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deceleration

  • noun a decrease in rate of change
    retardation; slowing.
    • the deceleration of the arms race
  • noun (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity

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dining_car

  • noun a passenger car where food is served in transit
    buffet car; dining compartment; diner.

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quad

  • noun one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quadruplet.
  • noun a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
    quadriceps femoris; musculus quadriceps femoris; quadriceps.

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singsong

  • noun a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
  • noun informal group singing of popular songs
    singalong.

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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track_and_field

  • noun participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

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kick_in

  • verb enter a particular state
    set in.
    • Laziness set in
    • After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in
  • verb contribute to some cause
    chip in; contribute; give.
    • I gave at the office

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paddle_wheel

  • noun a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat
    paddlewheel.

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pedal

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal point.
  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    foot lever; treadle; foot pedal.

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golf_cart

  • noun a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
    golfcart.

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dinky

  • noun a small locomotive
    dinkey.
  • adjective satellite small and insignificant
    • we stayed in a dinky old hotel

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mill_wheel

  • noun water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill
    millwheel.

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place-kick

  • verb kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football
  • verb score (a goal) by making a place kick

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roulette

  • noun a line generated by a point on one figure rolling around a second figure
    line roulette.
  • noun a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
    toothed wheel.

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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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ouster

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ejector.
  • noun a wrongful dispossession

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getaway

  • noun the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration
    pickup.
    • his car has a lot of pickup
  • noun a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    lam.
    • the thieves made a clean getaway
    • after the expose he had to take it on the lam

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execution_speed

  • noun (computer science) the speed with which a computational device can execute instructions; measured in MIPS

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freight_car

  • noun a railway car that carries freight

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tracked_vehicle

  • noun a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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barouche

  • noun a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top

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bobsled

  • noun formerly two short sleds coupled together
    bobsleigh.
  • noun a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
    bobsleigh; bob.

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water_scooter

  • noun a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
    scooter; sea scooter.

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riddance

  • noun the act of removing or getting rid of something
    elimination.
  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    expulsion; ejection; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school

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luge

  • noun a racing sled for one or two people
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    toboggan.

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gambol

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; frolic; 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; frolic.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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bowl_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb overcome with amazement
    boggle; flabbergast.
    • This boggles the mind!

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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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railway_car

  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; car; railcar.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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donkey

  • noun the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  • noun domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    Equus asinus; domestic ass.

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dozer

  • noun large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
    bulldozer.

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accelerative

  • adjective satellite tending to increase velocity
    acceleratory.

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armored

  • adjective protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
    armoured.
  • verb equip with armor
    armor; armour.

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kart

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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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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radial

  • noun pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
    radial-ply tire; radial tire.
  • adjective relating to or near the radius
    • the radial aspect of the forearm

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funnel

  • noun a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
    funnel shape.
  • noun a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth

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smoker

  • noun a person who smokes tobacco
    tobacco user.
  • noun a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)
    stag party.

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dash

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    elan; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a quick run
    sprint.

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valve_rocker

  • noun a lever pivoted at the center; used especially to push a valve down in an internal-combustion engine
    rocker arm.

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minicar

  • noun a car that is even smaller than a subcompact car

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tipper_lorry

  • noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity
    dump truck; tipper; tip truck; tipper truck; dumper.

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pastry

  • noun a dough of flour and water and shortening
    pastry dough.
  • noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter

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slag

  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    dross; scoria.
  • verb convert into slag

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autobus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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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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pry

  • noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
    pry bar; wrecking bar; crowbar.
  • verb to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    lever; prise; jimmy; prize.
    • The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

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secondhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand
    • a secondhand report
    • a secondhand account of a memory of something once read
    • most of our knowledge is secondhand
  • adjective satellite previously used or owned by another
    used.
    • bought a secondhand (or used) car

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acceleration

  • noun an increase in rate of change
    • modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change
  • noun the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
    quickening; speedup.

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amphibious

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
    amphibian.
  • adjective operating or living on land and in water
    • amphibious vehicles
    • amphibious operations
    • amphibious troops
    • frogs are amphibious animals

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castor

  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    caster.
  • noun a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
    Alpha Geminorum.

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built

  • adjective satellite (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    reinforced.
    • the built liquid detergents
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build; construct.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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compact_car

  • noun a small and economical car
    compact.

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baggage

  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
    luggage.
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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hot_rod

  • noun a car modified to increase its speed and acceleration
    hot-rod.

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rout

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    rabble; mob.
  • noun an overwhelming defeat

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stuff

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    material.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun miscellaneous unspecified objects
    • the trunk was full of stuff

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aside

  • noun a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • noun a message that departs from the main subject
    divagation; digression; excursus; parenthesis.

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pry_bar

  • noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
    pry; wrecking bar; crowbar.

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lit

  • noun the humanistic study of a body of literature
    literature.
    • he took a course in Russian lit
  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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dining

  • noun the act of eating dinner
  • verb have supper; eat dinner
    dine.
    • We often dine with friends in this restaurant

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speeding

  • noun changing location rapidly
    hurrying; speed.
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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armored_personnel_carrier

  • noun (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
    armoured personnel carrier; APC.

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all-terrain_bike

  • noun a bicycle with a sturdy frame and fat tires; originally designed for riding in mountainous country
    off-roader; mountain bike.

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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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sleeper

  • noun a rester who is sleeping
    slumberer.
  • noun a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

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chaise

  • noun a long chair; for reclining
    daybed; chaise longue.
  • noun a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
    shay.

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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bobbin

  • noun a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    spool; reel.

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scoot

  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud.
    • She dashed into the yard

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change_owners

  • verb be transferred to another owner
    change hands.
    • This restaurant changed hands twice last year

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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beat_back

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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centre

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

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disgorge

  • verb cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    shed; spill.
    • spill the beans all over the table
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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boxcar

  • noun a freight car with roof and sliding doors in the sides

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promiscuous

  • adjective satellite not selective of a single class or person
    • Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    sluttish; wanton; light; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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camper

  • noun someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation
  • noun a recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling
    camping bus; motor home.

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twine

  • noun a lightweight cord
    string.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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buffet

  • noun a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    sideboard; counter.
  • noun a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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push_away

  • verb push out of the way
    push aside.

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horseback_rider

  • noun a man skilled in equitation
    horseman; equestrian.

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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turn_over

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; 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
  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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backpedal

  • verb pedal backwards on a bicycle
  • verb step backwards, in boxing

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palace

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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device

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

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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panic

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; affright.
  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    scare.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building

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fluctuate

  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    vacillate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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repulse

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    snub; rebuff.
  • verb force or drive back
    repel; drive back; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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gyre

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.

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model_t

  • noun the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford from 1908 to 1927

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water_wagon

  • noun a wagon that carries water (as for troops or work gangs or to sprinkle down dusty dirt roads in the summertime)
    water waggon.

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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mobile

  • noun sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.

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handcart

  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    go-cart; cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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limber

  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson
  • verb attach the limber
    limber up.
    • limber a cannon

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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lantern_wheel

  • noun a small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks
    lantern pinion.

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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horseless_carriage

  • noun an early term for an automobile
    • when automobiles first replaced horse-drawn carriages they were called horseless carriages

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spark_lever

  • noun (on early automobiles) a lever mounted on the steering column and used to adjust the timing of the ignition

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amphibian

  • noun a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
    amphibious vehicle.
  • noun an airplane designed to take off and land on water
    amphibious aircraft.

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cattle_car

  • noun a freight car for transporting cattle

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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wrecking_bar

  • noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
    pry; pry bar; crowbar.

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rickshaw

  • noun a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
    jinrikisha; ricksha.

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saloon

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; bar; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pub; pothouse; gin mill.

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wrecking

  • noun the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
    razing.
  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; ruining.

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hypervelocity

  • noun excessive velocity
    • the meteorites struck the earth with hypervelocity impacts

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crowbar

  • noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
    pry; pry bar; wrecking bar.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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planetary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    planetal.
    • planetary motion
    • planetary year
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    terrestrial.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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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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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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drawing-room_car

  • noun a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
    chair car; palace car; parlor car; parlour car.

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cruiser

  • noun a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
    squad car; police cruiser; prowl car; patrol car; police car.
  • noun a large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer

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curler

  • noun a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
    crimper; roller; hair curler.
    • a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight

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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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bevel_gear

  • noun gears that mesh at an angle
    pinion and ring gear; pinion and crown wheel.

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wagon-lit

  • noun a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
    sleeping car; sleeper.

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speedup

  • noun the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
    acceleration; quickening.

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choo-choo

  • noun a child's word for locomotive

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camion

  • noun a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides
    lorry.
  • noun a low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage
    dray.

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take_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    lower; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    demean; disgrace; degrade; put down.
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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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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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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freight

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; payload.
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freightage.

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disunite

  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb force, take, or pull apart
    part; divide; separate.
    • He separated the fighting children
    • Moses parted the Red Sea

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fifth

  • noun a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  • noun position five in a countable series of things
    • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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tank_destroyer

  • noun an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds

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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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slop

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; swill; slops; pigswill.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    mire.