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lithium_carbonate

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    Lithane; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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viscose

  • noun a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
    cellulose xanthate.
  • noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
    viscose rayon.

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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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sodium_lauryl_sulfate

  • noun a caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed
    sodium lauryl sulphate; SLS.

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corruptive

  • adjective satellite tending to corrupt or pervert
    pestiferous; perversive.

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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huffy

  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; feisty.
  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; mad.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark

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zinc

  • noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
    atomic number 30; Zn.
  • verb coat or cover with zinc

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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violative

  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    offensive.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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ammonia

  • noun a water solution of ammonia
    ammonium hydroxide; ammonia water.
  • noun a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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dreadful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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yummy

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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sodium_carboxymethyl_cellulose

  • noun a gummy substance that is a sodium salt of carboxymethyl cellulose; used as a thickening or emulsifying agent

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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grapy

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapey.
    • a grapey wine

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sharp-tasting

  • adjective satellite somewhat bitter
    bitterish.

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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brown

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

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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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appal

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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barium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
    atomic number 56; Ba.

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vociferous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    blatant; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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queasy

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    nauseous; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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brininess

  • noun the relative proportion of salt in a solution
    salinity.

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choice

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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putting

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putt.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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leathered

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; coriaceous; leathery.
  • verb whip with a leather strap
    leather.

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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stodgy

  • adjective satellite heavy and starchy and hard to digest
    • stodgy food
    • a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; mossy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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savorless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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vitriolic

  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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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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racy

  • adjective satellite full of zest or vigor
    lively.
    • a racy literary style
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; full-bodied; rich.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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acerb

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    astringent; acerbic.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • 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
    solidness; solid state.

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savourless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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quick

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

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raspy

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    gravelly; grating; rasping; rough; scratchy.
    • a gravelly voice

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saltish

  • adjective satellite somewhat salty

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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dilute

  • verb lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    thin out; cut; reduce; thin.
    • cut bourbon
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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ammonium_carbonate

  • noun a carbonate of ammonium; used in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder and ammonium compounds

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mild-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a mild taste

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    dragon.

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abominable

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    detestable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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angelical

  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelic.
    • angelic messenger
  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    cherubic; seraphic; angelic; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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emetic

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    nauseant; vomit; vomitive.

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acrimonious

  • adjective satellite marked by strong resentment or cynicism
    bitter.
    • an acrimonious dispute
    • bitter about the divorce

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lead_acetate

  • noun a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes
    sugar of lead.

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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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poisonous

  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison
    toxicant.
  • adjective satellite not safe to eat

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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sulphurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulfurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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alkalescent

  • adjective satellite tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline
    alcalescent.

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unwholesome

  • adjective detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    • unwholesome food
    • unwholesome habits like smoking

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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dibasic_salt

  • noun a salt derived by replacing two hydrogen atoms per molecule

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zesty

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; spicy.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; barmy; zestful.

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cupric

  • adjective of or containing divalent copper
    cuprous.

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repugnant

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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potassium_bitartrate

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    tartar; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.

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upsetting

  • adjective satellite causing an emotional disturbance
    disconcerting.
    • his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen
    • an upsetting experience
  • verb disturb the balance or stability of
    upset.
    • The hostile talks upset the peaceful relations between the two countries

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alkaline

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkalic.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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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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mellifluous

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the ear
    sweet; mellisonant; honeyed; dulcet.
    • the dulcet tones of the cello

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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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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rubbery

  • adjective satellite having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
    rubberlike.
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; cartilaginous.

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mordant

  • noun a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
  • adjective satellite harshly ironic or sinister
    black; grim.
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

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opprobrious

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    abusive; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    ignominious; shameful; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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piquant

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; savoury; spicy; zesty.
  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    salty.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language

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smoky

  • adjective marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
    • smoky rafters
    • smoky chimneys
    • a smoky fireplace
    • a smoky corridor
  • adjective satellite tasting of smoke
    • smoky sausages

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dirt

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

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alcalescent

  • adjective satellite tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline
    alkalescent.

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snappish

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappy.
    • a snappish tone of voice

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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calcium_stearate

  • noun an insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid; it is formed when soap is mixed with water that contains calcium ions and is the scum produced in regions of hard water
    calcium octadecanoate.

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salsuginous

(Bot.) Growing in brackish places or in salt marches.

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vapid

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
    • a vapid conversation
    • a vapid smile
    • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

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sodium_lauryl_sulphate

  • noun a caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed
    sodium lauryl sulfate; SLS.

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scurrilous

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    abusive; opprobrious.

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fresh_water

  • noun water that is not salty
    freshwater.

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gristly

  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    rubbery; cartilaginous.

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saccharine

  • adjective satellite overly sweet
    cloying; syrupy; treacly.

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sickeningness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; distastefulness; nauseatingness; unsavoriness.

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atrocious

  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; monstrous; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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unpleasantness

  • noun the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
  • noun the quality of giving displeasure
    • the recent unpleasantness of the weather

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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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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saltiness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    coarseness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; salinity.

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salting

  • noun the act of adding salt to food
  • verb add salt to
    salt.

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vinegarish

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegary; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegary.

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watering

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; tearing; lachrymation.
  • noun wetting with water
    • the lawn needs a great deal of watering

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odiousness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; offensiveness.

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calcium_carbonate

  • noun a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone

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acetose

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    vinegary; vinegarish; acetous.

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electrolytic

  • noun a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
    electrolytic capacitor; electrolytic condenser.
  • adjective of or concerned with or produced by electrolysis

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chloride

  • noun any compound containing a chlorine atom
  • noun any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)

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aspirin

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; St. Joseph; Bayer.

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flat

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

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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potassium_chlorate

  • noun a white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives; also used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent

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on

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

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spoilt

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoiled.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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grisly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; ghastly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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mouth-watering

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the sense of taste
    savory; savoury.

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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lemony

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; sourish; tart.

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austenitic

  • adjective composed of austenite
    • austenitic alloy steel

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borosilicate

  • noun a salt of boric and silicic acids

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pleasingness

  • noun pleasant palatability
    tastiness.
  • noun an agreeable beauty that gives pleasure or enjoyment
    • the liveliness and pleasingness of dark eyes"- T.N. Carver

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yellow_prussiate_of_potash

  • noun a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
    potassium ferrocyanide.

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cherubic

  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    seraphic; angelic; angelical; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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salter

  • noun someone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods
  • noun someone who makes or deals in salt
    salt merchant.

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thin

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

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flavorous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful.

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syrupy

  • adjective satellite overly sweet
    cloying; saccharine; treacly.
  • adjective satellite having a relatively high resistance to flow
    viscous.

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acetin

  • noun any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together

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bittersweet

  • noun poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
    bittersweet nightshade; climbing nightshade; poisonous nightshade; woody nightshade; deadly nightshade; Solanum dulcamara.
  • noun twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
    climbing bittersweet; waxwork; shrubby bittersweet; false bittersweet; staff vine; Celastrus scandens; American bittersweet.

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embarrassing

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    unenviable; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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undigested

  • adjective satellite not thought over and arranged systematically in the mind; not absorbed or assimilated mentally
    • an undigested mass of facts gathered at random
  • adjective satellite not digested
    • undigested food

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flavourous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourful; flavorous.

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nippy

  • adjective satellite a sharp biting taste
    • a nippy cheese
  • adjective satellite pleasantly cold and invigorating
    nipping; snappy; crisp; frosty.
    • crisp clear nights and frosty mornings
    • a nipping wind
    • a nippy fall day
    • snappy weather

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methyl

  • noun the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
    methyl radical; methyl group.

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salty

  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    piquant.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language
  • adjective containing or filled with salt
    • salt water

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potassium_carbonate

  • noun a white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution; used to make glass and cleansing agents

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exceptionable

  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    objectionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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glauber's_salts

  • noun (Na2SO4.10H2O) a colorless salt used as a cathartic
    Glauber's salt.
  • noun (Na2SO4.10H2O) a colorless salt used as a cathartic
    Glauber's salt.

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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magnesium_sulfate

  • noun a salt of magnesium

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hydrogen

  • noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
    H; atomic number 1.

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cookery

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

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fearsome

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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unlovable

  • adjective satellite incapable of inspiring love or affection
    • she was in some mysterious way...unlovable"-Joseph Conrad

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productive

  • adjective producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
    • productive farmland
    • his productive years
    • a productive collaboration
  • adjective having the ability to produce or originate
    generative.
    • generative power
    • generative forces

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sodium_chlorate

  • noun a colorless salt (NaClO3) used as a weed killer and an antiseptic

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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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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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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cloying

  • adjective satellite overly sweet
    syrupy; saccharine; treacly.
  • verb supply or feed to surfeit
    surfeit; cloy.

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savorlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; flavourlessness; tastelessness.

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bawdy

  • noun lewd or obscene talk or writing
    bawdry.
    • it was smoking-room bawdry
    • they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    off-color; ribald.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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flavor

  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; smack; relish.

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watery

  • adjective satellite filled with water
    • watery soil
  • adjective satellite wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
    reeking.
    • wiped his reeking neck

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abrasive

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abradant; abrasive material.
  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    scratchy.

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curmudgeonly

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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tetchy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda ash.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; pop.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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mephistophelian

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; devilish.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye

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washing_soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; soda ash; soda.

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chrome_alum

  • noun a violet-colored salt used in hide tanning and as a mordant in dyeing

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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short-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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potassium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; potash alum.

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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sweet-birch_oil

  • noun a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain
    methyl salicylate; birch oil.

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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execrable

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; deplorable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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misanthropic

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropical; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropical.

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thiocyanate

  • noun a salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur

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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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blandness

  • noun the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    • the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    insipidness; insipidity.

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fulminate_of_mercury

  • noun a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
    mercury fulminate; fulminating mercury.

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dread

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehension; apprehensiveness.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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lactate

  • noun a salt or ester of lactic acid
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; give suck; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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sappy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite abounding in sap
    • sappy maple trees
    • sappy kindling wood

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verminous

  • adjective satellite of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive

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minded

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

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salol

  • noun a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release
    phenyl salicylate.

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table_salt

  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; salt.

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sodium_orthophosphate

  • noun phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels
    sodium phosphate.

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potassium_cyanide

  • noun a poisonous salt (KCN) used in electroplating and in photography

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unpalatable

  • adjective not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
    • an unpalatable meal
    • unpalatable truths
    • unpalatable behavior

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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fiendish

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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scandalise

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; appall; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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antacid

  • noun an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
    alkaliser; alkalizer; gastric antacid; antiacid.
  • adjective satellite acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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savoury

  • noun either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
    savory.
  • noun an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
    savory.

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crabby

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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sodium

  • noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
    Na; atomic number 11.

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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rochelle_salt

  • noun a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
    potassium sodium tartrate; Rochelle salts.

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blatant

  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    conspicuous; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion
  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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savory

  • noun any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
  • noun dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
    Micromeria juliana.

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choleric

  • adjective satellite easily moved to anger
    • men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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potassium_sodium_tartrate

  • noun a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
    Rochelle salt; Rochelle salts.

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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calcium_sulfate

  • noun a white salt (CaSO4)
    calcium sulphate.

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quick-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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glauber's_salt

  • noun (Na2SO4.10H2O) a colorless salt used as a cathartic
    Glauber's salts.

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grievous

  • adjective satellite causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    life-threatening; dangerous; severe; serious; grave.
    • a dangerous operation
    • a grave situation
    • a grave illness
    • grievous bodily harm
    • a serious wound
    • a serious turn of events
    • a severe case of pneumonia
    • a life-threatening disease
  • adjective satellite causing or marked by grief or anguish
    heartbreaking; heartrending.
    • a grievous loss
    • a grievous cry
    • her sigh was heartbreaking
    • the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter

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ammonium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; alum.

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ferricyanide

  • noun salt of ferricyanic acid obtained by oxidation of a ferrocyanide

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saliferous

  • adjective satellite containing or yielding salt
    • saliferous formations
    • salt domes

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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unrefined

  • adjective not refined or processed
    unprocessed; crude.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
    • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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seawater

  • noun water containing salts
    brine; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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shameful

  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    opprobrious; ignominious; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice
  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; disgraceful; scandalous.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time

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solid_solution

  • noun a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal
    primary solid solution.

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compound

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

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washing

  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; wash.
  • noun garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    wash; laundry; washables.

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unsavoriness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; distastefulness; nauseatingness; sickeningness.
  • noun the property of being extremely unacceptable to the mind
    disgustingness.

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pettish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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diabolic

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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cartilaginous

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

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stinking

  • adjective satellite very bad
    shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    stink.
    • This term paper stinks!

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vinegary

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegarish; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegarish.

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nauseous

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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vinous

  • adjective of or relating to wine
    vinaceous.

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vitriol

  • noun (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
    oil of vitriol; sulfuric acid; sulphuric acid.
  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    invective; vituperation.

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blazing

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blaze.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • verb shine brightly and intensively
    blaze.
    • Meteors blazed across the atmosphere

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unpleasant-smelling

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; stinky; ill-smelling; malodourous.

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sour-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a sour acidic taste
    acid-tasting.

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roast

  • noun a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
    joint.
  • noun negative criticism
    knock.

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virulent

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; venomous.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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shocking

  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    lurid.
    • lurid details of the accident
  • verb surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
    take aback; shock; ball over; blow out of the water; floor.
    • I was floored when I heard that I was promoted

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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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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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dour

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    forbidding; grim.
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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delicious

  • adjective satellite greatly pleasing or entertaining
    delightful.
    • a delightful surprise
    • the comedy was delightful
    • a delicious joke
  • noun variety of sweet eating apples

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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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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surly

  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    ugly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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potassium_bromide

  • noun a white crystalline salt (KBr) used as a sedative and in photography

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rochelle_salts

  • noun a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
    potassium sodium tartrate; Rochelle salt.
  • noun a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
    potassium sodium tartrate; Rochelle salt.

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insipidness

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; boringness; insipidity.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidity.

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ammoniac

  • noun the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant
    gum ammoniac.
  • adjective pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia
    ammoniacal.

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misanthropical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropic.

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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tough-skinned

  • adjective satellite having a relatively tough outer covering
  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    thick-skinned.

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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phosphate

  • noun a salt of phosphoric acid
    orthophosphate; inorganic phosphate.
  • noun carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid

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gustation

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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scandalize

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    appal; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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bicarbonate

  • noun a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
    hydrogen carbonate.

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odoriferous

  • adjective satellite morally offensive
    • odoriferous legislation
  • adjective satellite emitting an odor
    odorous.
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack

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winey

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winy.
    • a rich winy taste

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sharp-worded

  • adjective satellite harsh
    sharp; tart.
    • sharp criticism
    • a sharp-worded exchange
    • a tart remark

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ornery

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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pleasant

  • adjective affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    • we had a pleasant evening together
    • a pleasant scene
    • pleasant sensations
  • adjective satellite (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    • I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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displeasing

  • adjective causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
  • verb give displeasure to
    displease.

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dire

  • adjective satellite fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
    desperate.
    • a desperate illness
    • on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall
    • a dire emergency
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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put

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

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barium_sulphate

  • noun a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
    blanc fixe; barium sulfate.
  • noun a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium
    barytes; barite; heavy spar.

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dibasic

(Chem.) Having two acid hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic atoms or radicals, in forming salts; bibasic; -- said of acids, as oxalic or sulphuric acids. Cf. Diacid, Bibasic. ✍ In the case of certain acids dibasic and divalent are not synonymous; as, tartaric acid is tetravalent and dibasic, lactic acid is divalent but monobasic.

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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grapey

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of grapes
    grapy.
    • a grapey wine

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methyl_salicylate

  • noun a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain
    birch oil; sweet-birch oil.

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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manganate

  • noun a salt of manganic acid containing manganese as its anion

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shirty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    snorty.

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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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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funky

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky
  • adjective satellite (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    low-down.

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ammonia_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; ammonium alum.

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cyanide

  • noun any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    nitrile; nitril.
  • noun an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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shrewish

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    nagging.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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satanic

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces
  • adjective of or relating to Satan
    • Satanic verses

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god-awful

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    hellish; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket

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petulant

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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set

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

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clamorous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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robust

  • adjective sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    • a robust body
    • a robust perennial
  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    full-bodied; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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basify

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    alkalize; alkalise; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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zinc_vitriol

  • noun a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
    white vitriol; zinc sulfate; zinc sulphate.

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blanc

  • noun a white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables (used especially with braised meat)

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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calcium_octadecanoate

  • noun an insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid; it is formed when soap is mixed with water that contains calcium ions and is the scum produced in regions of hard water
    calcium stearate.

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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carbonate

  • noun a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
  • verb turn into a carbonate

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flavourful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavorous.

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birch_oil

  • noun a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain
    methyl salicylate; sweet-birch oil.

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benzoate_of_soda

  • noun a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
    sodium benzoate.

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bromide

  • noun any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; commonplace.

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tangy

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    lemonlike; sourish; lemony; tart.

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white

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

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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painful

  • adjective causing physical or psychological pain
    • worked with painful slowness
  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; afflictive.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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misogynous

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynistic.

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gravelly

  • adjective satellite abounding in small stones
    shingly; pebbly.
    • landed at a shingly little beach
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    raspy; grating; rasping; rough; scratchy.
    • a gravelly voice

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fibrous

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

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semisweet

  • adjective satellite having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
    bittersweet.

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off-putting

  • adjective satellite causing annoyance or repugnance
    • an off-putting remark
  • adjective satellite tending to repel
    • The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess

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blanc_fixe

  • noun a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
    barium sulphate; barium sulfate.

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coriaceous

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; leathery; leathered.

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subacid

  • adjective satellite slightly sour to the taste

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gruesome

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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atrabilious

  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; liverish; bilious.

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ungrateful

  • adjective not feeling or showing gratitude
    thankless; unthankful.
    • ungrateful heirs
    • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disagreeable
    • I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln

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flavourlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; tastelessness; savorlessness.

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nagging

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    shrewish.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents
  • verb bother persistently with trivial complaints
    peck; nag; hen-peck.
    • She nags her husband all day long

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objectionable

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    obnoxious.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    exceptionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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double

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

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churlish

  • adjective satellite rude and boorish
  • adjective satellite having a bad disposition; surly
    • churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

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outrageous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    hideous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; usurious; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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sulfurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulphurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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magnesium

  • noun a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
    atomic number 12; Mg.

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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inorganic_phosphate

  • noun a salt of phosphoric acid
    orthophosphate; phosphate.

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fruity

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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stickleback

  • noun small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
    prickleback.

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unappetising

  • adjective not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
    unappetizing.

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tastiness

  • noun pleasant palatability
    pleasingness.

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copper_sulfate

  • noun a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
    copper sulphate; cupric sulfate; cupric sulphate.

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saute

  • noun a dish of sauteed food
  • verb fry briefly over high heat
    • saute the onions

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nutlike

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutty.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite resembling a nut in shape and size

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huffish

  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    sulky.

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bad-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; grumpy; fussy.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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grotty

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant or offensive
    • a grotty little play

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unappetizing

  • adjective not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
    unappetising.

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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disgustful

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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nonflavored

  • adjective satellite without flavoring added
    unflavored; nonflavoured; unflavoured.

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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modality

  • noun a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
    mode.
  • noun verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    mood; mode.

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alkalise

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalize; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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ammonium_chloride

  • noun a white salt used in dry cells
    sal ammoniac.

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alkalize

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalise; alkalify.
    • the solution alkalized

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tartaric

  • adjective relating to or derived from or resembling tartar
    • tartaric acid

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lithonate

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    lithium carbonate; Lithane; Eskalith.

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unprocessed

  • adjective not refined or processed
    crude; unrefined.
    • unrefined ore
    • crude oil
  • adjective not altered from an original or natural state
    • unprocessed commodities

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sodium_sulfate

  • noun a solid white bitter salt used in manufacturing glass and paper and dyes and pharmaceuticals
    sodium sulphate.

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vanilla

  • noun any of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers
  • noun a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
    vanilla extract.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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brack

An opening caused by the parting of any solid body; a crack or breach; a flaw.
Stain or brack in her sweet reputation. J. Fletcher.

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empirin

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; St. Joseph; Bayer; aspirin.

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ill-humored

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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zinc_sulphate

  • noun a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
    white vitriol; zinc sulfate; zinc vitriol.

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unpalatability

  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
    unpalatableness.
  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mind
    unpalatableness.
    • the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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sodium_sulphate

  • noun a solid white bitter salt used in manufacturing glass and paper and dyes and pharmaceuticals
    sodium sulfate.

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splenetic

  • adjective of or relating to the spleen
    lienal; splenic.
  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; prickly.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues

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calcium_hypochlorite

  • noun any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent

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vexing

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; infuriating.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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scrumptious

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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foetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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gustatory_modality

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; sense of taste; gustation.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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misogynistic

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynous.

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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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conspicuous

  • adjective obvious to the eye or mind
    • a tower conspicuous at a great distance
    • wore conspicuous neckties
    • made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening
  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    blatant; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion

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peevish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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lithane

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    lithium carbonate; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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currish

  • adjective satellite base and cowardly
  • adjective satellite resembling a cur; snarling and rude

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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acerbic

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; astringent.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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mellisonant

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the ear
    sweet; mellifluous; honeyed; dulcet.
    • the dulcet tones of the cello

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paris

  • noun the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
    French capital; capital of France; City of Light.
  • noun sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    genus Paris.

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briny

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    main.
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    brackish.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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calcium_chloride

  • noun a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent

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flatulent

  • adjective satellite generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    colicky; gassy.

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perversive

  • adjective satellite tending to corrupt or pervert
    corruptive; pestiferous.

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unhappy

  • adjective experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    • unhappy over her departure
    • unhappy with her raise
    • after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence
    • had an unhappy time at school
    • the unhappy (or sad) news
    • he looks so sad
  • adjective generalized feeling of distress
    distressed; dysphoric.

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short

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

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black

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

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barium_sulfate

  • noun a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
    blanc fixe; barium sulphate.

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disconcerting

  • adjective satellite causing an emotional disturbance
    upsetting.
    • his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen
    • an upsetting experience
  • verb cause to feel embarrassment
    disconcert; flurry; confuse; put off.
    • The constant attention of the young man confused her

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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nonflavoured

  • adjective satellite without flavoring added
    unflavored; nonflavored; unflavoured.

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dreaded

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • verb be afraid or scared of; be frightened of
    fear; dread.
    • I fear the winters in Moscow
    • We should not fear the Communists!

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infernal

  • noun an inhabitant of Hell
    • his roar made the infernals quake
  • adjective characteristic of or resembling Hell
    • infernal noise
    • infernal punishment

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strong-flavored

  • adjective satellite having a strong taste

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hip

  • noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  • noun the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    pelvis; pelvic girdle; pelvic arch.

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sapid

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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alabaster

  • noun a compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
  • noun a hard compact kind of calcite
    oriental alabaster; onyx marble; Mexican onyx.

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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cranky

  • adjective satellite (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
    tender; tippy; crank.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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vinaceous

  • adjective of or relating to wine
    vinous.
  • adjective satellite of the color of wine

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bitterish

  • adjective satellite somewhat bitter
    sharp-tasting.

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plaster_of_paris

  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster.

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white_vitriol

  • noun a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
    zinc sulfate; zinc sulphate; zinc vitriol.

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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saltlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal

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frightening

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; terrorization.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright; affright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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tastelessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; savourlessness; flavourlessness; savorlessness.
  • noun inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste

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sodium_carbonate

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sal soda; washing soda; soda ash; soda.

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full-bodied

  • adjective satellite marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    robust; rich; racy.
    • a rich ruby port
    • full-bodied wines
    • a robust claret
    • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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crotchety

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    ornery; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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leatherlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    coriaceous; leathery; leathered.

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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yellow

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

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zinc_sulfate

  • noun a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
    white vitriol; zinc sulphate; zinc vitriol.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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foul-smelling

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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morose

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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alkalic

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkaline.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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potassium_permanganate

  • noun a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic
    permanganate of potash.

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nectarous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    ambrosian; ambrosial.
    • a nectarous drink
    • ambrosial food

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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horrendous

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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cream_of_tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; tartar; potassium hydrogen tartrate.

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antimony

  • noun a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite
    Sb; atomic number 51.

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horrid

  • adjective satellite exceedingly bad
    • when she was bad she was horrid
  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; hideous; horrific.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry

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monstrous

  • adjective satellite abnormally large
  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; atrocious; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

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seraphic

  • adjective of or relating to an angel of the first order
    seraphical.
    • he imagined a seraphic presence in the room
  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    cherubic; angelic; angelical; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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winy

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winey.
    • a rich winy taste

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chewy

  • adjective satellite requiring much chewing
  • adjective satellite (of a consistency) requiring chewing
    • chewy caramels

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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crude

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; petroleum; rock oil.
  • adjective satellite not carefully or expertly made
    rough.
    • managed to make a crude splint
    • a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them
    • rough carpentry

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acidic

  • adjective being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
  • adjective satellite being sour to the taste
    acidulent; acid; acidulous.

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sodium_bichromate

  • noun a red-orange salt used as a mordant
    sodium dichromate.

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spartan

  • adjective satellite resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity
    • spartan courage
  • noun a resident of Sparta

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hempen

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    fibrous.

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chalkstone

  • noun a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
    tophus.

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sweetish

  • adjective satellite somewhat sweet

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acidulous

  • adjective satellite being sour to the taste
    acidic; acidulent; acid.

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scratchy

  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    abrasive.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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tetrahalide

  • noun any halide containing four halogen atoms in its molecules

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direful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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gingery

  • adjective satellite having a taste like that of ginger
  • adjective satellite (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
    ginger.
    • a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes
    • a ginger kitten

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lead_chromate

  • noun a poisonous chromate of lead used as a pigment in paint

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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offending

  • adjective offending against or breaking a law or rule
    • contracts offending against the statute were canceled
  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    offend; pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me

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fulminate

  • noun a salt or ester of fulminic acid
  • verb criticize severely
    rail.
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies

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nauseatingness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; distastefulness; unsavoriness; sickeningness.

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acetylsalicylic_acid

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    Empirin; St. Joseph; Bayer; aspirin.

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brak

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pestiferous

  • adjective satellite contaminated with infecting organisms
    dirty.
    • dirty wounds
    • obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; plaguey; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers

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calcium_lactate

  • noun a white crystalline salt made by the action of lactic acid on calcium carbonate; used in foods (as a baking powder) and given medically as a source of calcium

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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flavorless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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flavorsome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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savourlessness

  • noun the property of having no flavor
    flavorlessness; flavourlessness; tastelessness; savorlessness.

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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lauryl

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charnel

  • noun a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
    charnel house.
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; ghastly.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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brackishness

  • noun the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water

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acrid

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    pungent.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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flavourless

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; bland.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea

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worthless

  • adjective lacking in usefulness or value
    • a worthless idler
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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gypsum

  • noun a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)

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tart

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore.
  • noun a small open pie with a fruit filling

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scrimy

  • adjective satellite dirty and disgusting
    • worry about the gossip and secretiveness and other scrimy sides"- Al Hine
  • adjective satellite petty or reluctant in giving or spending
    niggardly; grudging.
    • a niggardly tip

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chrome

  • noun another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
  • verb plate with chromium
    chromium-plate.
    • chrome bathroom fixtures

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scented

  • adjective having the sense of smell
    • keen-scented hounds
  • verb cause to smell or be smelly
    odourise; odorize; scent.

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sal

(Bot.) An East Indian timber tree (Shorea robusta), much used for building purposes. It is of a light brown color, close-grained, and durable. Written also saul.

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appall

  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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honeyed

  • adjective satellite with honey added
    syrupy; honied.
  • verb sweeten with honey
    honey.

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mesohaline

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yar

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dysphemistic

  • adjective substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
    offensive.
    • `nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'

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red_tide

  • noun seawater that is discolored by large numbers of certain dinoflagellates that produce saxitoxin

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hellish

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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oxaloacetate

  • noun a salt or ester of oxalacetic acid
    oxalacetate.

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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rebarbative

  • adjective satellite serving or tending to repel
    repellant; repellent.
    • he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful
    • I find his obsequiousness repellent

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stearate

(Chem.) A salt of stearic acid; as, ordinary soap consists largely of sodium or potassium stearates.

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devilish

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolical; diabolic; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
    roguish; rascally.
    • a roguish grin

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beastly

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; hellish.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    brutish; bestial; brute; brutal.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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flavorful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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cruddy

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    smutty; nasty; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes

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crappy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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ghoulish

  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    morbid.
    • morbid details

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hateful

  • adjective evoking or deserving hatred
    • no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly
  • adjective satellite characterized by malice
    mean.
    • a hateful thing to do
    • in a mean mood

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hydrogen_carbonate

  • noun a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
    bicarbonate.

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appetising

  • adjective appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
    appetizing.

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resistant

  • adjective satellite relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
    immune.
  • adjective satellite able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    tolerant.
    • the plant is tolerant of saltwater
    • these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
    • the new hybrid is more resistant to drought

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paris_green

  • noun a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
  • noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
    yellow green; pea green; chartreuse; yellowish green.

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inclement

  • adjective (of weather or climate) severe
  • adjective used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy
    • the harsh sentence of an inclement judge

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bile

  • noun a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    gall.

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sal_ammoniac

  • noun a white salt used in dry cells
    ammonium chloride.

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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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soda_ash

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda.

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fearful

  • adjective satellite experiencing or showing fear
    • a fearful glance
    • fearful of criticism
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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potassium_ferrocyanide

  • noun a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
    yellow prussiate of potash.

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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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acidulent

  • adjective satellite being sour to the taste
    acidic; acid; acidulous.

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ammonium_carbamate

  • noun a salt of carbamic acid that is used as a nitrogen fertilizer

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disgustingness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    distastefulness; nauseatingness; unsavoriness; sickeningness.
  • noun the property of being extremely unacceptable to the mind
    unsavoriness.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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sodium_fluoride

  • noun a colorless crystalline salt of sodium (NaF) used in fluoridation of water and to prevent tooth decay

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tasty

  • adjective pleasing to the sense of taste
    • a tasty morsel

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antimony_potassium_tartrate

  • noun a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine
    tartar emetic.

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saporous

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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unappetizingness

  • noun the property of spoiling the appetite
    unappetisingness.

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ill-humoured

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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sodium_benzoate

  • noun a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
    benzoate of soda.

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cellulose_xanthate

  • noun a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
    viscose.

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carboxymethyl

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unsavory

  • adjective morally offensive
    unsavoury; offensive.
    • an unsavory reputation
    • an unsavory scandal
  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    distasteful; unsavoury.

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sodium_dichromate

  • noun a red-orange salt used as a mordant
    sodium bichromate.

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magnesium_carbonate

  • noun a very white crystalline salt that occurs naturally as magnesite or as dolomite

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oxalacetate

  • noun a salt or ester of oxalacetic acid
    oxaloacetate.

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creepy

  • adjective satellite annoying and unpleasant
    • some creepy kids were bothering her
  • adjective satellite causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
    creepy-crawly.
    • a creepy story
    • I had a creepy-crawly feeling

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potassium_hydrogen_tartrate

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; tartar; cream of tartar.

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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calcium_phosphate

  • noun a phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones

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copper_sulphate

  • noun a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
    cupric sulfate; cupric sulphate; copper sulfate.

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obnoxious

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    objectionable.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person

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saline

  • noun an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
    saline solution.
  • adjective satellite containing salt
    • a saline substance
    • salty tears

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waspish

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    bristly; prickly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues

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harsh

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly stern
    rough.
    • wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
    • the nomad life is rough and hazardous
  • adjective satellite disagreeable to the senses
    • the harsh cry of a blue jay
    • harsh cognac
    • the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    • harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway

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bilious

  • adjective relating to or containing bile
    biliary.
  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    liverish; livery.

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unsavoury

  • adjective morally offensive
    offensive; unsavory.
    • an unsavory reputation
    • an unsavory scandal
  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    distasteful; unsavory.

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generic

  • noun a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
    generic wine.
  • noun any product that can be sold without a brand name

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bristly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; prickly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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nonbrackish

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maddening

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; infuriating; vexing.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
    madden; craze.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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unholy

  • adjective not hallowed or consecrated
    unhallowed.
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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unpalatableness

  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
    unpalatability.
  • noun the property of being unacceptable to the mind
    unpalatability.
    • the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar

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mercury_fulminate

  • noun a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
    fulminate of mercury; fulminating mercury.

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estuary

  • noun the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix

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common_salt

  • noun a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
    sodium chloride.
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    salt; table salt.

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lithium

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    atomic number 3; Li.

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inoffensive

  • adjective not causing anger or annoyance
    unoffending.
    • inoffensive behavior
  • adjective giving no offense
    • a quiet inoffensive man
    • a refreshing inoffensive stimulant

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calcium_sulphate

  • noun a white salt (CaSO4)
    calcium sulfate.

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mortifying

  • adjective satellite causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    embarrassing.
    • the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles
    • it was mortifying to know he had heard every word
  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    mortify.

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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ethanoate

  • noun a salt or ester of acetic acid
    acetate.

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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birch

  • noun hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
  • noun any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
    birch tree.

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rasping

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasp.
  • verb scrape with a rasp
    rasp.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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unseasoned

  • adjective not aged or processed
    • unseasoned timber
  • adjective satellite without salt or seasoning
    unsalted.

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bodied

  • adjective having a body or a body of a specified kind; often used in combination
    • strong-bodied
    • big-bodied
  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body; personify.

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delectable

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; toothsome; delicious; luscious.
  • adjective satellite capable of arousing desire
    sexually attractive.
    • the delectable Miss Haynes

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loathsome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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unflavored

  • adjective satellite without flavoring added
    nonflavored; nonflavoured; unflavoured.

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grumpy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; fussy.

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insipidity

  • noun extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
    dreariness; insipidness; boringness.
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    blandness; insipidness.

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stringent

  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    rigorous; tight.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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ill-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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techy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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bile_salt

  • noun a salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids

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slimy

  • adjective satellite covered with or resembling slime
    slimed.
    • a slimy substance covered the rocks
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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unoffending

  • adjective not offending
    • an unoffending motorist should not have been stopped
  • adjective not causing anger or annoyance
    inoffensive.
    • inoffensive behavior

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glum

  • adjective satellite moody and melancholic
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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irritable

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
  • adjective satellite abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

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toothsome

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    palatable.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem
  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; yummy; scrumptious; delectable; delicious; luscious.

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sulky

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

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alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    potash alum; potassium alum.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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mephistophelean

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    diabolical; diabolic; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye

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acetylsalicylic

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rose

  • noun any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
    rosebush.
  • noun pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
    blush wine; pink wine; rose wine.

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ferrocyanide

  • noun salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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treacly

  • adjective satellite overly sweet
    cloying; syrupy; saccharine.

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grating

  • noun a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    grate.
  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grate.

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potash

  • noun a potassium compound often used in agriculture and industry
    caustic potash; potassium hydroxide.

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microcosmic_salt

  • noun a white salt present in urine and used to test for metal oxides

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crusty

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusted; encrusted; crustlike.
  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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unappetisingness

  • noun the property of spoiling the appetite
    unappetizingness.

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testy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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permanganate

  • noun a dark purple salt of permanganic acid; in water solution it is used as a disinfectant and antiseptic

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astringent

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; styptic.
  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; acerbic.

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flagitious

  • adjective satellite extremely wicked, deeply criminal
    heinous.
    • a flagitious crime
    • heinous accusations
  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; monstrous; atrocious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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shitty

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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lemonlike

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; sourish; lemony; tart.

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terrapin

  • noun any of various edible North American web-footed turtles living in fresh or brackish water

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grim

  • adjective satellite not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    unrelenting; inexorable; unappeasable; relentless; stern; unforgiving.
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood
  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; gruesome.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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moody

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.

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skanky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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alkali

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
    base.
    • bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia
  • noun a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture

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toxicant

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    poisonous substance; poison.
  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison
    poisonous.

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potash_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; potassium alum.

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sinewy

  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; unchewable; stringy.
  • adjective consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
    tendinous.

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clamant

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
  • adjective satellite demanding attention
    insistent; instant; crying; exigent.
    • clamant needs
    • a crying need
    • regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
    • insistent hunger
    • an instant need

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crabbed

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.
  • verb direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
    crab.

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fulminating_mercury

  • noun a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
    fulminate of mercury; mercury fulminate.

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tempered

  • adjective made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    hardened; treated; toughened.
    • a sword of tempered steel
    • tempered glass
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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fulminate

  • noun a salt or ester of fulminic acid
  • verb criticize severely
    rail.
    • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
    • She railed against the bad social policies

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inorganic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis
    • hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances
  • adjective lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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acetous

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegary; vinegarish.

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repelling

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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st._joseph

  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    Saint Joseph.
  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; Bayer; aspirin.

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gustatorial

  • adjective of or relating to gustation
    gustative; gustatory.

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potassium_dichromate

  • noun an orange-red salt used in making dyes and in photography

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eskalith

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    lithium carbonate; Lithane; Lithonate.

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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base-forming

  • adjective satellite yielding a base in aqueous solution

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nutty

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutlike.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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bayer

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; St. Joseph; aspirin.

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gustative

  • adjective of or relating to gustation
    gustatorial; gustatory.

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palatable

  • adjective acceptable to the taste or mind
    toothsome.
    • palatable food
    • a palatable solution to the problem

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octadecanoate

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microcosmic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a microcosm
    • the microcosmic world of business

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pleasant-tasting

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    yummy; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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permanganate_of_potash

  • noun a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic
    potassium permanganate.

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cellulose

  • noun a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers

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tasteless

  • adjective lacking flavor
  • adjective lacking aesthetic or social taste

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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despicable

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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sodium_phosphate

  • noun phosphate of sodium; used as a laxative to cleanse the bowels
    sodium orthophosphate.

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ammonium

  • noun the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
    ammonium ion.

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acid-tasting

  • adjective satellite having a sour acidic taste
    sour-tasting.

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sense_of_taste

  • noun the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
    taste; gustation; gustatory modality.
    • his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

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exasperating

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    maddening; infuriating; vexing.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb exasperate or irritate
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.

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inedible

  • adjective not suitable for food
    uneatable.

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have

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

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sourish

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; lemony; tart.

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sinister

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

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tartar_emetic

  • noun a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine
    antimony potassium tartrate.

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evil-minded

  • adjective satellite having evil thoughts or intentions

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frightful

  • adjective satellite provoking horror
    ugly; horrifying; atrocious; horrible.
    • an atrocious automobile accident
    • a frightful crime of decapitation
    • an alarming, even horrifying, picture
    • war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill
    • an ugly wound
  • adjective satellite extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
    awful; terrible; tremendous.
    • in a frightful hurry
    • spent a frightful amount of money

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tremendous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    enormous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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demonic

  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; hellish; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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glowering

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • verb look at with a fixed gaze
    glower; glare.
    • The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her

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diabolical

  • adjective satellite showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
    mephistophelean; diabolic; devilish; mephistophelian.
    • devilish schemes
    • the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen
    • the diabolical expression on his face
    • a mephistophelian glint in his eye
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; hellish; unholy; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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alkalify

  • verb turn basic and less acidic
    basify; alkalize; alkalise.
    • the solution alkalized

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uranyl_oxalate

  • noun a salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with oxalic acid

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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unsalted

  • adjective satellite without salt or seasoning
    unseasoned.

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dulcet

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasant in a gentle way
    • the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches
  • adjective satellite pleasing to the ear
    sweet; mellifluous; mellisonant; honeyed.
    • the dulcet tones of the cello

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abusive

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    opprobrious; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment
    • abusive punishment
    • argued...that foster homes are abusive

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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smelly

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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mummichog

  • noun silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States
    Fundulus heteroclitus.

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ill-scented

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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salicylate

  • noun a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)

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infuriating

  • adjective satellite extremely annoying or displeasing
    exasperating; maddening; vexing.
    • his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating
    • I've had an exasperating day
    • her infuriating indifference
    • the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening
  • verb make furious
    infuriate; incense; exasperate.

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tasting

  • noun a small amount (especially of food or wine)
  • noun a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
    taste.
    • a wine tasting

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peppery

  • adjective satellite having the piquant burning taste of peppers
    • corn chips with peppery salsa

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double_salt

  • noun a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization

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snorty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    shirty.

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macabre

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    grisly; ghastly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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sodium_hypochlorite

  • noun an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant

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skinned

  • adjective having skin of a specified kind
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; shinny; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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lurid

  • adjective satellite horrible in fierceness or savagery
    • lurid crimes
    • a lurid life
  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    shocking.
    • lurid details of the accident

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tight

  • adjective closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • tight skirts
    • he hated tight starched collars
    • fingers closed in a tight fist
    • a tight feeling in his chest
  • adjective satellite pulled or drawn tight
    taut.
    • taut sails
    • a tight drumhead
    • a tight rope

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spicy

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; piquant; savoury; zesty.
  • adjective satellite producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    hot.
    • hot salsa
    • jalapeno peppers are very hot

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cupric_sulphate

  • noun a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
    copper sulphate; cupric sulfate; copper sulfate.

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sal_soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; washing soda; soda ash; soda.

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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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potassium

  • noun a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
    K; atomic number 19.

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phenyl

(Chem.) A hydrocarbon radical (C6H5) regarded as the essential residue of benzene, and the basis of an immense number of aromatic derivatives.

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hot-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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cupric_sulfate

  • noun a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
    copper sulphate; cupric sulphate; copper sulfate.

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noisome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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forbidding

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbiddance; banning.
  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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sulfate

  • noun a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
    sulphate.
  • verb convert into a sulfate

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strident

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; clamorous.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; sibilant; continuant.

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phenyl_salicylate

  • noun a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release
    salol.

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peckish

  • adjective satellite somewhat hungry
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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detestable

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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bichromate

  • noun a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid
    dichromate.

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malodorous

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    unpleasant-smelling; stinky; ill-smelling; malodourous.

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gratifying

  • adjective satellite pleasing to the mind or feeling
    sweet.
    • sweet revenge
  • verb make happy or satisfied
    satisfy; gratify.

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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afflictive

  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; painful.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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distastefulness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; nauseatingness; unsavoriness; sickeningness.
  • noun the quality of being offensive
    offensiveness; odiousness.

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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leathery

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; coriaceous; leathered.

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flavoursome

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavourful; flavorous.

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horrific

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; hideous; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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scandalous

  • adjective satellite giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
    shocking; shameful; disgraceful.
    • scandalous behavior
    • the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray
    • the most shocking book of its time

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taste

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste
  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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acetate

  • noun a salt or ester of acetic acid
    ethanoate.
  • noun a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
    acetate rayon.

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saturnine

  • adjective satellite bitter or scornful
    • the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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tophus

  • noun a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
    chalkstone.
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    calculus; tartar.