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unattackable

  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    secure; unassailable; impregnable; inviolable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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go_around

  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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magnetic

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

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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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rampart

  • noun an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
    wall; bulwark.
    • they stormed the ramparts of the city
    • they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down

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minuscule

  • noun the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
    lowercase; small letter; lower-case letter.
  • noun a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts

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yonder

  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    yon.
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    yon.
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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unsheathed

  • adjective not having a protective covering
    bare.
    • unsheathed cables
    • a bare blade
  • verb draw from a sheath or scabbard
    unsheathe.
    • the knight unsheathed his sword

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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rupture

  • noun state of being torn or burst open
  • noun a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    rift; severance; falling out; break; breach.
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations

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zayin

  • noun the 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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writing_pad

  • noun a pad of paper on which messages can be written
    message pad.

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alphabetic

  • adjective relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • alphabetical writing system
  • adjective arranged in order according to the alphabet
    alphabetical.
    • an alphabetic arrangement
    • dictionaries list words in alphabetical order

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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sway

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

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categorisation

  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

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denudate

  • verb lay bare
    bare; denude; strip.
    • denude a forest
  • adjective satellite without the natural or usual covering
    denuded; bald.
    • a bald spot on the lawn
    • bare hills

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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rise

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

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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amorphous

  • adjective satellite having no definite form or distinct shape
    shapeless; formless.
    • amorphous clouds of insects
    • an aggregate of formless particles
    • a shapeless mass of protoplasm
  • adjective satellite lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
    unstructured.

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impressive_aphasia

  • noun aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
    receptive aphasia; Wernicke's aphasia; sensory aphasia; fluent aphasia.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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overcomer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    surmounter; subduer.

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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guinea_worm

  • noun a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    dracunculiasis; Guinea worm disease.
  • noun parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
    Dracunculus medinensis.

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solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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crotch

  • noun the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    fork.
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
  • noun the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    fork.

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lawn_bowling

  • noun a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack
    bowls.

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glassy

  • adjective satellite resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
    • the glassy surface of the lake
    • the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glazed.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom

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nigh

  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call
  • adjective satellite being on the left side
    near.
    • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
    • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

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concise

  • adjective expressing much in few words
    • a concise explanation

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diffuseness

  • noun the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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levitate

  • verb cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
    • The magician levitated the woman
  • verb be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
    hover.
    • The guru claimed that he could levitate

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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snuggled

  • adjective satellite drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    nestled.
    • saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside
    • like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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bilharziasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    schistosomiasis; bilharzia.

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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hydatid

  • noun cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)

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set_down

  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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undraped

  • adjective satellite stripped of drapery
    • the undraped statue
  • verb strip something of drapery
    undrape.

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ataxic_aphasia

  • noun aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
    Broca's aphasia; motor aphasia; nonfluent aphasia; expressive aphasia.

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mem

  • noun the 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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lamedh

  • noun the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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preclusion

  • noun the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
    forestalling; obviation.

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appressed

  • adjective satellite pressed close to or lying flat against something
    adpressed.
    • adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
    • igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson

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chink

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
    Chinaman.
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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far-off

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    faraway.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times

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at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    close at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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leaven

  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    leavening.
  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    leavening.
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

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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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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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word_deafness

  • noun an impairment in understanding spoken language that is not attributable to hearing loss
    auditory aphasia; acoustic aphasia.

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replace

  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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stern

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

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compartmentalise

  • verb separate into isolated compartments or categories
    cut up; compartmentalize.
    • You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!

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total

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

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set_back

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; defer; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb slow down the progress of; hinder
    • His late start set him back

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photographic_plate

  • noun a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
    plate.

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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pigeonhole

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

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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type

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

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contiguousness

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    adjacency; contiguity.

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adjacency

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    contiguity; contiguousness.

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stepping_down

  • noun a formal resignation and renunciation of powers
    abdication.
  • noun the act of abdicating
    abdication.

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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choke_off

  • verb suppress
    choke back; choke down.
    • He choked down his rage
  • verb become or cause to become obstructed
    clog; congest; choke; foul; clog up; back up.
    • The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
    • The water pipe is backed up

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corporis

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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pouch

  • noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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tongueless

  • adjective lacking a tongue
    • tongueless moccasins
  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; unspoken; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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install

  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    instal.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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shelve

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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overspread

  • verb spread across or over
    spread.
    • A big oil spot spread across the water

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give

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

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fling

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

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indention

  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indent; indenture; indentation.

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end

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

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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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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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hindering

  • adjective satellite preventing movement
    impeding; clogging; obstructive.
    • the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street
  • verb be a hindrance or obstacle to
    hinder; impede.
    • She is impeding the progress of our project

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circumferent

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; surrounding.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside

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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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backstairs

  • noun a second staircase at the rear of a building
  • adjective satellite secret and sly or sordid
    backstair; furtive.
    • backstairs gossip
    • his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard
    • backstairs intimacies
    • furtive behavior

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resignation

  • noun acceptance of despair
    surrender.
  • noun the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

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poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

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type_family

  • noun a complete set of type suitable for printing text

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unwrittenness

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extinction_angle

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    angle of extinction.

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brimfull

  • adjective satellite filled to capacity
    brimful; brimming.
    • a brimful cup
    • I am brimful of chowder
    • a child brimming over with curiosity
    • eyes brimming with tears

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underhand

  • adjective with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    underarm; underhanded.
    • an underhand pitch
    • an underhand stroke
  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhanded; sneaky.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods

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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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inactivity

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactiveness; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inertia; inactiveness.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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small_letter

  • noun the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
    minuscule; lowercase; lower-case letter.

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austere

  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; stark; stern.
    • a stark interior
  • adjective satellite of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
    stern.
    • an austere expression
    • a stern face

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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ascii_character

  • noun any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers

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unexpressive

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    deadpan; impassive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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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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archaeology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
    archeology.

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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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office

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

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zee

  • noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
    izzard; z; ezed; zed.
    • the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee
    • he doesn't know A from izzard

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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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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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stoicism

  • noun an indifference to pleasure or pain
    stolidness; stolidity.
  • noun (philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno

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strangle

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangulate; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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scoring

  • noun evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    marking; grading.
    • what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do
  • verb gain points in a game
    rack up; tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season

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pictographic

  • adjective consisting of or characterized by the use of pictographs
    • a pictographic script
    • pictographic stage in the development of writing

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myositis_trichinosa

  • noun infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
    trichiniasis; trichinosis.

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fix

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

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circularise

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularize.
  • verb distribute circulars to
    circularize.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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stifling

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    quelling; crushing; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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split

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

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imbricate

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

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splitter

  • noun a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    divider.

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critical_angle

  • noun the smallest angle of incidence for which light is totally reflected

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earnest

  • noun something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; sincere.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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lower-case_letter

  • noun the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
    minuscule; lowercase; small letter.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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renunciation

  • noun rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid
    repudiation.
    • Congressional repudiation of the treaty that the President had negotiated
  • noun the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
    defection; apostasy.

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coffer

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; caisson.
  • noun a chest especially for storing valuables

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clogging

  • adjective satellite preventing movement
    impeding; hindering; obstructive.
    • the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street
  • verb become or cause to become obstructed
    clog; congest; choke; foul; clog up; choke off; back up.
    • The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
    • The water pipe is backed up

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glazed

  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glassy.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom
  • verb coat with a glaze
    glaze.
    • the potter glazed the dishes
    • glaze the bread with eggwhite

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downright

  • adjective satellite characterized by plain blunt honesty
    • a downright answer
    • a downright kind of person
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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glutted

  • adjective satellite exceeding demand
    overfull.
    • a glutted market
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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plastic_laminate

  • noun a laminate made by bonding plastic layers

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sperm-filled

  • adjective satellite filled with sperm

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leaner

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

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meat

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

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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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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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faraway

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    far-off.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times
  • adjective satellite far removed mentally
    • a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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alexia

  • noun inability to perceive written words
    word blindness; visual aphasia.

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side

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

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associative

  • adjective characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
    associatory.
    • associative learning

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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cranny

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; fissure; crack.
  • noun a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)

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obviation

  • noun the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
    preclusion; forestalling.

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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scoreless

  • adjective satellite having no points scores
    goalless; hitless.
    • a scoreless inning

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trench

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

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ideograph

  • noun a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it
    ideogram.
    • Chinese characters are ideograms

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fraught

  • adjective satellite marked by distress
    • a fraught mother-daughter relationship
  • adjective satellite filled with or attended with
    pregnant.
    • words fraught with meaning
    • an incident fraught with danger
    • a silence pregnant with suspense

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total_aphasia

  • noun loss of all ability to communicate
    global aphasia.

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deaf-mutism

  • noun congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
    deaf-muteness.

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remoteness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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sensory

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

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curtailment

  • noun the temporal property of being cut short
  • noun the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    suppression.
    • a suppression of the newspaper

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ascariasis

  • noun infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms

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superimpose

  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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cuspidate

  • adjective satellite having cusps or points
    cuspidated; cuspidal; cuspated; cuspate; cusped.

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wheelbase

  • noun the distance from the center of a car's front wheel to the rear axle

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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stretch_along

  • verb occupy a large, elongated area
    stretch.
    • The park stretched beneath the train line

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spherical_angle

  • noun an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles

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reflex_angle

  • noun an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)

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untalkative

  • adjective satellite temperamentally disinclined to talk
    reticent.

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grade

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

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superpose

  • verb place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superimpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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misplace

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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wash

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

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percentage_sign

  • noun a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
    percent sign.

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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ditch

  • noun a long narrow excavation in the earth
  • noun any small natural waterway

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cut_up

  • verb cut to pieces
    carve.
    • Father carved the ham
  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mutilate; mangle.
    • The madman mutilates art work

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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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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elevator

  • noun lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
    lift.
  • noun the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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polyhedral_angle

  • noun the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex

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suppressive

  • adjective satellite tending to suppress
    • the government used suppressive measures to control the protest

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percentage

  • noun a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
    percent; pct; per centum.
  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; share.
    • he wanted his share in cash

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majuscular

  • adjective satellite of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules

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forbiddance

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; banning.
  • noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    inhibition; prohibition.
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance

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far_cry

  • noun distance estimated in terms of the audibility of a cry
    • it's a far cry from here
  • noun a disappointing disparity
    • it was a far cry from what he had expected

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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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inarticulate

  • adjective without or deprived of the use of speech or words
    unarticulate.
    • inarticulate beasts
    • remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal
    • inarticulate with rage
    • an inarticulate cry

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distance

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

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tin_plate

  • noun a thin sheet of metal (iron or steel) coated with tin to prevent rusting; used especially for cans, pots, and tins
    tinplate.

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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angular_shape

  • noun a shape having one or more sharp angles
    angularity.

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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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frigidness

  • noun sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
    frigidity.
  • noun the absence of heat
    cold; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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deaf-muteness

  • noun congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
    deaf-mutism.

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quench

  • verb satisfy (thirst)
    allay; slake; assuage.
    • The cold water quenched his thirst
  • verb put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    snuff out; blow out; extinguish.
    • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
    • quench the flames
    • snuff out the candles

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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draw_a_blank

  • verb be unable to remember
    blank out; forget; block.
    • I'm drawing a blank
    • You are blocking the name of your first wife!

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fishplate

  • noun metal plate bolted along sides of two rails or beams

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angle_of_refraction

  • noun the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction

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seed

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

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lull

  • noun a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
    letup.
    • there was never a letup in the noise
  • noun a period of calm weather
    quiet.
    • there was a lull in the storm

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angle_of_inclination

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

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magnetic_variation

  • noun the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
    variation; magnetic declination.

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laden

  • verb remove with or as if with a ladle
    lade; ladle.
    • ladle the water out of the bowl
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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pleural

  • adjective of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
    • pleural muscles

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pubis

  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; os pubis.

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l-plate

  • noun a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner

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closelipped

  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; tightlipped; closemouthed; secretive.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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cleft

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

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pob

  • noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
    letter box; Post-Office box; call box; PO Box.

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quieten

  • verb become quiet or quieter
    quiesce; pipe down; quiet; quiet down; hush.
    • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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prohibitive

  • adjective satellite tending to discourage (especially of prices)
    prohibitory.
    • the price was prohibitive

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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crevice

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    chap; cranny; fissure; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    cleft; scissure; fissure; crack.

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upend

  • verb become turned or set on end
    • the airplanes upended
  • verb set, turn, or stand on end
    • upend the box and empty the contents

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metal

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

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rotary

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

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lacuna

  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    blank.
  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    caisson; coffer.

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prevention

  • noun the act of preventing
    bar.
    • there was no bar against leaving
    • money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

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screensaver

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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sadhe

  • noun the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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inclination_of_an_orbit

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

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samekh

  • noun the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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runic

  • adjective relating to or consisting of runes
    • runic inscription

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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thickness

  • noun the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • noun indistinct articulation
    • judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily

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double-u

  • noun the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
    w.

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bust

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

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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plate

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

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wake_board

  • noun a buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat
    wakeboard.

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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cover_glass

  • noun a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
    cover slip.

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bilharzia

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; schistosomiasis.

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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bar

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

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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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microscope

  • noun magnifier of the image of small objects
    • the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell

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rune

  • noun any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages
    runic letter.
    • each rune had its own magical significance

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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frigidity

  • noun sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
    frigidness.
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; cold; coldness; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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defending_team

  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defence.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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nun

  • noun a woman religious
  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun buoy; conical buoy.

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deadpan

  • adjective satellite deliberately impassive in manner
    unexpressive; impassive; poker-faced; expressionless.
    • deadpan humor
    • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read
  • adverb without betraying any feeling
    • she told the joke deadpan

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unpainted

  • adjective not having makeup on
    • her sweet unpainted face
  • adjective not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat
    • an unpainted house
    • unpainted furniture

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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afloat

  • adjective satellite aimlessly drifting
    directionless; rudderless; adrift; planless; aimless; undirected.
  • adjective borne on the water; floating

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stealthy

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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block_letter

  • noun a plain hand-drawn letter
    block capital.

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wakeboard

  • noun a buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat
    wake board.

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mum

  • noun of China
    florists' chrysanthemum; Chrysanthemum morifolium; florist's chrysanthemum; Dendranthema grandifloruom.
  • noun informal terms for a mother
    ma; mummy; mommy; mammy; momma; mamma; mom; mama.

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emplacement

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

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juxtapose

  • verb place side by side
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

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excavate

  • verb recover through digging
    unearth.
    • Schliemann excavated Troy
    • excavate gold
  • verb find by digging in the ground
    turn up; dig up.
    • I dug up an old box in the garden

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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protect

  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
  • verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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trice_up

  • verb raise with a line
    trice.
    • trice a window shade
  • verb hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope
    trice.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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stealthiness

  • noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    furtiveness; sneakiness.

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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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height

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

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wash_out

  • verb prevent or interrupt due to rain
    rain out.
    • The storm had washed out the game
  • verb wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
    • Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink

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loaded

  • adjective satellite filled with a great quantity
    ladened; laden.
    • a tray loaded with dishes
    • table laden with food
    • `ladened' is not current usage
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up; laden.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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snag

  • noun a sharp protuberance
  • noun a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds

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ski_tow

  • noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
    lift; ski lift.

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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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immobile

  • adjective not capable of movement or of being moved
  • adjective satellite securely fixed in place
    firm; fast.
    • the post was still firm after being hit by the car

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sheet_glass

  • noun glass formed into large thin sheets
    plate glass.

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three

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

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erect

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

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drafting

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

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cuspated

  • adjective satellite having cusps or points
    cuspidated; cuspidal; cuspate; cuspidate; cusped.

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impeding

  • adjective satellite preventing movement
    hindering; clogging; obstructive.
    • the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street
  • verb be a hindrance or obstacle to
    hinder; impede.
    • She is impeding the progress of our project

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square-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a square

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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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birth_control_device

  • noun an agent or device intended to prevent conception
    prophylactic device; contraceptive; preventive; contraceptive device; preventative.

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side_pocket

  • noun a pocket on the side of a billiard table

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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hoist

  • noun lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
  • verb raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    lift; wind.
    • hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car

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surreptitious

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; sneak; stealthy; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch
  • adjective satellite conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    hugger-mugger; clandestine; secret; hole-and-corner; underground; cloak-and-dagger; hush-hush; undercover.
    • clandestine intelligence operations
    • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
    • hole-and-corner intrigue
    • secret missions
    • a secret agent
    • secret sales of arms
    • surreptitious mobilization of troops
    • an undercover investigation
    • underground resistance

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stationariness

  • noun remaining in place
    fixedness; immobility.

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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fin_keel

  • noun a metal plate projecting from the keel of a shallow vessel to give it greater lateral stability

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chockful

  • adjective satellite packed full to capacity
    chuck-full; cram full; chock-full; choke-full; chockablock.
    • chowder chockablock with pieces of fish

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inviolable

  • adjective incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
    • the person of the king is inviolable
    • an inviolable oath
  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    unattackable; secure; unassailable; impregnable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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ski_lift

  • noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
    lift; ski tow.

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defending

  • adjective satellite attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring
  • verb argue or speak in defense of
    defend; support; fend for.
    • She supported the motion to strike

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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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membranous

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

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salient_angle

  • noun an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees

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candlepins

  • noun a bowling game using slender bowling pins
    candlepin bowling.
  • noun a bowling pin that is thin by comparison with a tenpin
    candlepin.

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exterior

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

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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platen

  • noun work table of a machine tool
  • noun the flat plate of a printing press that presses the paper against the type

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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stolid

  • adjective satellite having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
    impassive.
    • her impassive remoteness
    • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall
    • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf
    • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference

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muteness

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    mutism.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness
  • noun a refusal to speak when expected
    silence.
    • his silence about my contribution was surprising

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sheltered

  • adjective satellite protected from danger or bad weather
    • a sheltered harbor
  • verb provide shelter for
    shelter.
    • After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people

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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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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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hand

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

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rootage

  • noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • noun a developed system of roots
    root system.

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crenelation

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    crenellation; battlement.
  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    crenellation.

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lean_back

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline.

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chockablock

  • adjective satellite packed full to capacity
    chuck-full; cram full; chockful; chock-full; choke-full.
    • chowder chockablock with pieces of fish

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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fascioliasis

  • noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
    fasciolosis.

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intrusion

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; encroachment.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entrance by force or without permission or welcome

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stillness

  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; still.
    • the still of the night
  • noun calmness without winds
    windlessness.

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coldness

  • noun the sensation produced by low temperatures
    cold.
    • he shivered from the cold
    • the cold helped clear his head
  • noun a lack of affection or enthusiasm
    frigidness; coolness; iciness; chilliness; frigidity.
    • a distressing coldness of tone and manner

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impediment

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; obstructor; obstructer.

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unemotional

  • adjective unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    reticent; restrained.

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spark_gap

  • noun a component of an ignition system; consists of two shaped electrodes and the space between them
  • noun the gap between two high-potential terminals

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distribute

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

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repose

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

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farther

  • adjective satellite more distant in especially space or time
    • they live in the farther house
  • adjective satellite more distant in especially degree
    further.
    • nothing could be further from the truth
    • further from our expectations
    • farther from the truth
    • farther from our expectations

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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blank_shell

  • noun a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
    dummy; blank.

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zed

  • noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
    izzard; z; ezed; zee.
    • the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee
    • he doesn't know A from izzard

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impending

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement
  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    impend.
    • Changes are impending

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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angle_of_extinction

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    extinction angle.

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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aquaplane

  • noun a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water
  • verb rise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the road
    • the car aquaplaned

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out-of-town

  • adjective satellite happening in or being of another town or city
    • an out-of-town tryout
    • an out-of-town school

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pediculosis_capitis

  • noun infestation of the scalp with lice
    head lice.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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ezed

  • noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
    izzard; z; zed; zee.
    • the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee
    • he doesn't know A from izzard

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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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spread

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

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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elevation

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

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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wave_angle

  • noun the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array

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shoulder

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

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echinococcosis

  • noun infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
    hydatidosis; hydatid disease.

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diaphanous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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obviating

  • adjective satellite made impossible
    preclusive.
  • verb do away with
    rid of; eliminate; obviate.

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right

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

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deaf

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

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tricuspidate

  • adjective satellite having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)
    tricuspid.
    • tricuspid molar
    • tricuspid valve

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scrabble

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scribble; doodle.
  • noun a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game

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ha

  • noun (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day
    hour angle.

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motor_aphasia

  • noun aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
    ataxic aphasia; Broca's aphasia; nonfluent aphasia; expressive aphasia.

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draining_board

  • noun a board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink
    drainboard.

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dense

  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; impenetrable.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
  • adjective satellite hard to pass through because of dense growth
    thick.
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods

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ransacked

  • adjective satellite wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value
    plundered; pillaged; looted.
    • the robbers left the looted train
    • people returned to the plundered village
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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capital_letter

  • noun one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
    uppercase; upper-case letter; majuscule; capital.
    • printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases

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phonetic_symbol

  • noun a written character used in phonetic transcription of represent a particular speech sound

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conquering

  • noun the act of conquering
    subjection; conquest; subjugation.
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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transcortical_aphasia

  • noun a general term for aphasia that results from lesions outside of Broca's area or Wernicke's area of the cerebral cortex

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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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enclosed_space

  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    cavity.

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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defensive

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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denuded

  • adjective satellite without the natural or usual covering
    bald; denudate.
    • a bald spot on the lawn
    • bare hills
  • verb lay bare
    bare; denude; denudate; strip.
    • denude a forest

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impenetrable

  • adjective not admitting of penetration or passage into or through
    • an impenetrable fortress
    • impenetrable rain forests
  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; dense.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom

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asimov

  • noun United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992)
    Isaac Asimov.

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impendent

  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impending; at hand; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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typeface

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

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phlegmatic

  • adjective satellite showing little emotion
    phlegmatical.
    • a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man

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ball_cartridge

  • noun a general purpose cartridge having a primer and a ball and a full charge of powder

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marshal

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

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gauze

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze bandage.
  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    netting; veiling.

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apothegmatic

  • adjective given to or characterized by terse apothegms
    apothegmatical.
  • adjective satellite terse and witty and like a maxim
    aphoristic; epigrammatic.
    • much given to apothegmatic instruction

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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plessimeter

  • noun a small thin metal plate held against the body and struck with a plexor in percussive examinations
    pleximeter.

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sow

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

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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gauzy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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categorization

  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorisation; sorting; classification.

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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altitude

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

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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way

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

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waw

  • noun the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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fork

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

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head

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

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form

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

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polyphonic

  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonous.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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inactiveness

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inactivity; inertia.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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floorboard

  • noun a board in the floor
    floor board.
  • noun the floor of an automobile

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blindness

  • noun the state of being blind or lacking sight
    sightlessness; cecity.

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removed

  • adjective satellite separated in relationship by a given degree of descent
    • a cousin once removed
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take away; take; remove.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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true

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

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blockading

  • adjective satellite blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors
    • the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions
  • verb hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    obstruct; hinder; stymie; blockade; embarrass; stymy; block.
    • His brother blocked him at every turn

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expressive_aphasia

  • noun aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
    ataxic aphasia; Broca's aphasia; motor aphasia; nonfluent aphasia.

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fistulous

  • adjective of or pertaining to or resembling a fistula
  • adjective satellite hollow and tube-shaped like a reed
    fistular; fistulate.

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pediculosis

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    lousiness.

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plyboard

  • noun a laminate made of thin layers of wood
    plywood.

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ascii_control_character

  • noun ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing a key and the control key at the same time
    control character.

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interventricular_foramen

  • noun the small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere
    foramen of Monro; Monro's foramen.

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nudity

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nakedness; nudeness.

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khi

  • noun the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
    chi.

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plate_glass

  • noun glass formed into large thin sheets
    sheet glass.

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acoustic_aphasia

  • noun an impairment in understanding spoken language that is not attributable to hearing loss
    word deafness; auditory aphasia.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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stolidity

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.
  • noun an indifference to pleasure or pain
    stolidness; stoicism.

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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handed

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

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tin

  • noun a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
    Sn; atomic number 50.
  • noun a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

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setting

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

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stencil

  • noun a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
  • verb mark or print with a stencil

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vanquisher

  • noun someone who is victorious by force of arms
    conqueror.

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nu

  • noun the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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closemouthed

  • adjective satellite inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    close; tightlipped; closelipped; secretive.
    • although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

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handicap

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    impairment; disablement; disability.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment
  • noun advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

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contraceptive_device

  • noun an agent or device intended to prevent conception
    prophylactic device; contraceptive; birth control device; preventive; preventative.

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amorphous_shape

  • noun an ill-defined or arbitrary shape

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yardage

  • noun distance measured in the aggregate number of yards
    • what is the yardage of this golf course?

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outback

  • noun the bush country of the interior of Australia
  • adjective satellite inaccessible and sparsely populated;
    remote.

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drawing_board

  • noun a smooth board on which paper is placed for making drawings
    drafting board.

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cleaver

  • noun a butcher's knife having a large square blade
    chopper; meat cleaver.

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work-board

  • noun a horizontal board that provides a supported surface for manual work
    workboard.

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omega

  • noun the ending of a series or sequence
    Z.
    • the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
  • noun the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet

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congested

  • adjective satellite overfull as with blood
    engorged.
  • verb become or cause to become obstructed
    clog; congest; choke; foul; clog up; choke off; back up.
    • The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
    • The water pipe is backed up

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bullet

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    slug.
  • noun a high-speed passenger train
    bullet train.

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interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    time interval.
  • noun a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints

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complementary_angles

  • noun two angles whose sum is a right angle

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time

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

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ozone_hole

  • noun an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone

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phlegm

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness.
  • noun expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness
    sputum.

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allograph

  • noun a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
  • noun a signature written by one person for another

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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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gloss_over

  • verb treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly
    smooth over; slur over; skimp over; skate over.
  • verb cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
    hush up; sleek over; whitewash.
    • Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin
    • She tried to gloss over her mistakes

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obstructive

  • adjective satellite preventing movement
    impeding; hindering; clogging.
    • the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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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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album

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

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nonproliferation

  • noun the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
    non-proliferation.
    • they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons
    • nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals

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rail-splitter

  • noun a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
    splitter.

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deaf-and-dumb

  • adjective satellite lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
    deaf-mute.

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chock-full

  • adjective satellite packed full to capacity
    chuck-full; cram full; chockful; choke-full; chockablock.
    • chowder chockablock with pieces of fish

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subduer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    overcomer; surmounter.

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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grapheme

  • noun a written symbol that is used to represent speech
    graphic symbol; character.
    • the Greek alphabet has 24 characters

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biface

  • adjective satellite having two faces or fronts
    bifacial.
    • the Roman Janus is bifacial

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footboard

  • noun a narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet
  • noun a vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead

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airing

  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    spreading; public exposure; dissemination.
  • noun a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
    • he took the dogs for an airing

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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orifice

  • noun an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
    porta; opening.
    • the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart

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vacancy

  • noun being unoccupied
  • noun an empty area or space
    void; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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prophylactic

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventive; preventative.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
    rubber; safe; safety; condom.

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level

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

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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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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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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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leave

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

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settle

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

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incidence_angle

  • noun the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence
    angle of incidence.

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fasciolosis

  • noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
    fascioliasis.

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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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foramen

  • noun a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
    hiatus.

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boccie

  • noun Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
    bocce; bocci.

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dip

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

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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prevent

  • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    forbid; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • verb stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
    keep.
    • We must prevent the cancer from spreading
    • His snoring kept me from falling asleep
    • Keep the child from eating the marbles

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farawayness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farness; remoteness.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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sign

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

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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celestial_latitude

  • noun (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere
    declination; dec.

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curse

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; oath; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; execration.

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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hookworm_disease

  • noun infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin
    hookworm.

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hand-to-hand

  • adjective satellite being at close quarters
    • hand-to-hand fighting

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pre-emptive

  • adjective satellite designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
    preemptive.
    • a preemptive business offer

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box_up

  • verb enclose or confine as if in a box
    box in.

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filled

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `with' or used as a combining form) generously supplied with
    • theirs was a house filled with laughter
    • a large hall filled with rows of desks
    • fog-filled air
  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    fill up; make full; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride

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microscope_slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    slide.

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amnestic_aphasia

  • noun inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
    anomic aphasia; amnesic aphasia; nominal aphasia; anomia.

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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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rest_on

  • verb rest on for support
    lean against; lean on.
    • you can lean on me if you get tired
  • verb be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    build on; repose on; build upon.
    • What's this new evidence based on?

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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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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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descender

  • noun someone who descends
  • noun a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters

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deaf-mute

  • noun a deaf person who is unable to speak
    deaf-and-dumb person; mute.
  • adjective satellite lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
    deaf-and-dumb.

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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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broca's_aphasia

  • noun aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
    ataxic aphasia; motor aphasia; nonfluent aphasia; expressive aphasia.

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pillow

  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    rest.
    • pillow your head

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run_up

  • verb pile up (debts or scores)
  • verb raise
    hoist.
    • hoist the flags
    • <