braid (Also braided, braids, braiding, braidings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to braid


  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on

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  • noun a worker who papers walls

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  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber

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  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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  • noun paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
  • noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; raiment.

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  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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  • noun an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

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  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; garble.
  • verb form into a spiral shape
    twist; twine.
    • The cord is all twisted

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  • verb decorate with needlework
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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(Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified.

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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  • noun someone who tunes pianos

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  • noun a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
    draughtsman; draftsman.

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  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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  • noun stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
    housing; caparison.
  • verb place in a confining or embarrassing position
    pin down; trap.
    • He was trapped in a difficult situation

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  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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  • adjective satellite embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery
    embossed; raised.
    • brocaded silk
    • an embossed satin
    • embossed leather
    • raised needlework
    • raised metalwork
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • noun a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

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  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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  • noun trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • 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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  • noun extreme beauty of a delicate sort

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  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent; perm.

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  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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  • noun a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

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  • noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

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  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb hold in a locking position
    lock; interlock.
    • He locked his hands around her neck

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

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  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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  • noun an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
    Greek key; Greek fret; fret.
    • there was a simple fret at the top of the walls

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  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

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  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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

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  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    serviceman; military personnel; man.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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

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  • noun enamelware in which colored areas are separated by thin metal strips
  • adjective satellite (for metals) having areas separated by metal and filled with colored enamel and fired

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  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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  • noun a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
  • noun French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
    Marquise de Pompadour; Jeanne Antoinette Poisson.

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

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  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    leaf; leafage.
  • noun (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament

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  • noun a rounded thickly curled hairdo
    Afro hairdo.

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  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    ornamental; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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  • noun someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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  • adjective satellite indulging in or influenced by fancy
    • a fanciful mind
    • all the notional vagaries of childhood
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; imaginary.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    recital; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

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

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  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research

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  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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  • noun someone who vulcanizes rubber to improve its strength and resiliency

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  • verb decorate
    bedeck; deck.
    • deck the halls with holly

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  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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  • noun the quality of being good looking and attractive
    comeliness; loveliness; fairness.

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

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  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

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  • noun a rounded thickly curled hairdo

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  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

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  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern

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  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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  • verb entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
    mesh; enmesh.

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  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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  • noun a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place

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  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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  • 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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  • noun the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
  • noun an organized group of workmen
    work party; gang.

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  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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  • noun a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains

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  • verb form by carving
    • Carve a flower from the ice
  • verb engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    chip at.
    • carve one's name into the bark

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

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  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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  • noun the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)
    glamourisation; glamorization; glamourization.

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  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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  • noun the act or art of making handmade lace

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  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates

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

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  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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  • adjective satellite surrounded as with a border or fringe; sometimes used in combination
    • a large suburban community...fringed by an industrial area
    • a grass-fringed stream
  • verb adorn with a fringe
    • The weaver fringed the scarf

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  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

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  • noun an iron used to press pleats and ridges
    goffering iron; goffer; gauffering iron.
  • noun an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats

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  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armorer; artificer.

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  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalise; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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  • 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
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground

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  • noun permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
    lastingness; enduringness; strength.
    • they advertised the durability of their products

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  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braid.
  • verb make by braiding or interlacing
    braid; lace; plait.
    • lace a tablecloth

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  • noun predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
  • noun a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine

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  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    matrimonial; married.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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  • adjective (of the feet of some animals) having the digits connected by a thin fold of skin
  • verb construct or form a web, as if by weaving
    web; net.

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  • noun cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin

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  • noun prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers

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  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf

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  • noun the person who operates the projector in a movie house

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  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    crease; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun the act of folding in parallel folds

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  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

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  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

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  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle

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  • noun a sudden desire
    whim; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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  • noun a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
    twig; branchlet.
  • noun an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers

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  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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  • noun a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)

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

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  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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  • noun a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
    • they carved their way through the tangle of vines
  • noun something jumbled or confused
    maze; snarl.
    • a tangle of government regulations

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  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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

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  • verb clarify by giving an example of
    exemplify; instance.
  • verb depict with an illustration

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  • noun metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
  • noun ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
    aiguilette; aglet.

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  • noun an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • noun one who checks the correctness of something

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  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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

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  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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  • noun a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
    pane; paneling.
  • verb decorate with panels
    • panel the walls with wood

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  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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  • noun fabric woven of metallic wire

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  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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  • noun (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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  • noun a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

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  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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  • verb put a caparison on
    dress up; bard; caparison.
    • caparison the horses for the festive occasion

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  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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  • verb adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)
    gild the lily.
  • verb make unnecessary additions to what is already complete
    gild the lily.

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  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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  • adjective satellite having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    baroque; churrigueresco.
    • the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

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  • verb make from scratch
    create from raw material.

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  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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  • noun the production of young from an egg
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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  • verb protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
    • We had his bedroom insulated before winter came
  • verb place or set apart
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges

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  • noun a small circle
  • noun decorated metal band worn around the head

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  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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  • verb hammer into thin flat foils
    • foliate metal
  • verb decorate with leaves

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  • noun any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
  • noun a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus

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  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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  • noun one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians

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

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  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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  • noun any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
  • verb sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

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  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background

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

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  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    diamante; sequin.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail varnish; nail polish.

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  • verb keep busy with
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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  • noun flat braided cordage that is used on ships

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  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; necropolis.

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  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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  • noun a small book usually having a paper cover
    brochure; booklet; leaflet; pamphlet.
  • noun covering that is folded over to protect the contents

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  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet

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  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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  • noun a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton

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  • noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

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  • noun plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin
    tam; tam-o'-shanter.

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  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor

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  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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  • noun glazed and salted cracker typically in the shape of a loose knot

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  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

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  • noun mesh netting made of wires

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  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; bauble.

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  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    jewel; gem.

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  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

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  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb make lacework by knotting or looping

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  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces

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  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor

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

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  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

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  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
  • verb sew with hemstitches
    • hemstitch a sleeve

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  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun decorative needlework

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Braided; broidered. Obs.
Alle his clothes brouded up and down. Chaucer.

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  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; deform.

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  • noun a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed)

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  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

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  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor

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  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
  • verb wipe with a towel
    • towel your hair dry

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  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions

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  • noun a cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to suggest the weave of a basket

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  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; stitch; run up.

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  • noun a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall

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  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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  • adjective satellite having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    baroque; churrigueresque.
    • the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

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  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • 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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  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    • slim flexible birches

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  • noun trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur

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  • noun a worker at a power station
    power-station worker.

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  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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  • noun representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
  • noun decorating with a design

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

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  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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  • noun someone who sews by operating a sewing machine

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

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  • noun a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    bird of paradise; Poinciana gilliesii; Caesalpinia gilliesii.
  • noun small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
    subgenus Poinciana.

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  • noun (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking

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  • noun marked by elaborately complex detail
    intricacy; elaboration; involution.
  • noun an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated

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  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; braid; plait.

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

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  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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

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  • noun a recognizable kind
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; wool.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    • a woolen sweater

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  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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

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

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  • noun a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)

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  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

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  • noun fabric made to look like leather

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  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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

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  • noun a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear

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  • noun stitching that is not easily seen or noticed

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  • noun adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end

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  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazon.

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  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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  • noun a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
  • noun an iron used to press pleats and ridges
    goffering iron; gauffering iron; gauffer.

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  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    cotton flannel.

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  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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  • verb decorate a ship with flags

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A point or tag at the end of a fringe or lace; an aglet.

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  • noun either of two large muscles of the chest
    pectoral muscle; pectoralis; pecs; musculus pectoralis.
  • noun an adornment worn on the chest or breast
    pectoral medallion.

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  • noun an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

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  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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  • noun someone who makes jewelry
    jeweller; jewelry maker.
  • noun someone in the business of selling jewelry

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

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  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffle bag; duffle; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric

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  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; sequined; spangly.
  • verb adorn or decorate with precious stones
    jewel; bejewel.
    • jeweled dresses

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  • noun a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
  • noun bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body
    washcloth; face cloth; washrag.

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  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral director; undertaker; mortician.

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  • noun the act of adding decoration
    • the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    trim; passementerie.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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  • noun a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward

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  • noun cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

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  • noun a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
  • noun the butt of a marijuana cigarette

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  • noun a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
    lens maker.

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

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  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

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  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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  • noun a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon

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  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    • the Spanish people

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  • noun a skilled worker who perfects something
    • although not the inventor he must be recognized as the perfecter of this technique
  • adjective being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
    • a perfect circle
    • a perfect reproduction
    • perfect happiness
    • perfect manners
    • a perfect specimen
    • a perfect day

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  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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  • noun a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
  • verb make knotted patterns
    • macrame a plant holder

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  • verb make flat or flatter
    • flatten a road
    • flatten your stomach with these exercises
  • verb become flat or flatter
    flatten out.
    • The landscape flattened

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  • adjective satellite shaken into waves or undulations as by wind
    • the rippled surface of the pond
    • with ruffled flags flying
  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; undulate; ruffle; cockle.

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  • noun a purple color or pigment
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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  • adjective pertaining to or exhibiting magnetism produced by electric charge in motion
    • electromagnetic energy

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  • noun one whose business is the management of funerals
    funeral undertaker; undertaker; mortician.

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  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.

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  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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  • noun the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets

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  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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  • noun a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
  • adjective satellite of a yellowish brown color

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  • noun a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  • noun a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it

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

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  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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  • noun artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
  • noun showing by example

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  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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  • noun fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
    man-made fiber.

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  • adjective satellite having a checkered or mottled appearance
  • verb fit together exactly, of identical shapes
    • triangles tessellate

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  • adjective satellite equipped with machinery
    • a mechanized factory
  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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  • noun a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting

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

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  • noun someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
    spinner; spinster.

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  • noun a professional whose work is consistently of high quality
    • as an actor he was a consummate craftsman
  • noun a creator of great skill in the manual arts
    • the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen

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  • noun a person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)

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  • noun a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
    vertical stabilizer; vertical stabiliser; vertical fin; tailfin.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    fin; tailfin.

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  • noun someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)

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  • adjective located or moved above the surround or above the normal position
    • a raised design
    • raised eyebrows
  • verb raise the level or amount of something
    • raise my salary
    • raise the price of bread

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

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  • noun one whose work is to refine a specific thing
    • he was a sugar refiner

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  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; correspondent; newspaperwoman.

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  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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

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  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

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  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    gong; bell.
  • verb emit a sound
    • bells and gongs chimed

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  • noun a person who owns or operates oil wells
  • noun a worker who produces or sells petroleum

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

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  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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

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  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    coiner; moneyer.

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  • noun a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle
    wind chime.

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  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor in chief.
  • noun (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
    editor program.

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

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  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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  • noun a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
  • noun military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
    olive-drab uniform.

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

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  • 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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  • noun a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents

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  • noun garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
    napkin; nappy.
  • noun a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures

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  • noun textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks
    houndstooth check; dogs-tooth check; dog's-tooth check; dogstooth check.

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  • adjective satellite marked by complexity and richness of detail
    • an elaborate lace pattern
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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  • adjective satellite fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting
  • verb decorate with panels
    • panel the walls with wood

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  • verb sew again
    • The cuff of the coat had been resewn

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To braid up, as hair. Obs. Spenser.

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  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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  • noun sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  • noun the act of gathering something

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  • adjective satellite decorated with wormlike tracery or markings
    vermiculate; vermiculated.
    • vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework

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

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

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

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  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • noun a pattern of marks

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  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening
  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt

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  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eating away; eroding; wearing away.
  • noun condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

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  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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  • noun the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg

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  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tapa; tappa bark; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark

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  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language
  • noun an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated

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  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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  • noun flashy, ostentatious jewelry
    • the rapper was loaded with bling

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  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    refinisher; preserver; renovator.

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  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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  • noun a heavy silk fabric (often woven with silver or gold threads); used to make clothing in the Middle Ages

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

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  • noun a long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume

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  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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  • noun European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    peacock butterfly; Inachis io.
  • noun male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots

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  • noun a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
    raddle; reddle.
  • verb twist or braid together, interlace

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  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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  • noun any one of a number of stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop with a crochet needle

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  • adjective satellite having a pattern of fretwork or latticework
    latticelike; fretted; latticed.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish

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  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    fallacious; fraudulent.
    • deceitful advertising
    • fallacious testimony
    • smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
    • a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; double-faced; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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

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  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mac; mack; macintosh.

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  • verb form a circle around
    • encircle the errors
  • verb bind with something round or circular

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

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

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  • noun photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    nontextual matter; graphics; art.
    • the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book

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  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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  • verb make or shape as with an axe
    • hew out a path in the rock

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  • noun the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses
    lushness; voluptuousness.

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  • noun an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

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  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    braiding; braid.

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

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

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  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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  • adjective satellite glittering with gold or silver
    clinquant; tinselly.
  • verb impart a cheap brightness to
    • his tinseled image of Hollywood

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  • verb cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    • bake the potatoes
  • verb prepare with dry heat in an oven
    • bake a cake

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  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
  • verb capture or kill, as in hunting
    • bag a few pheasants

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  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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

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  • noun a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated
    • hundreds of people attended his funeral

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

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  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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  • verb feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
  • verb decorate with feathers
    • fledge an arrow

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  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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  • noun a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
    waiting line.
  • noun (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted

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

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  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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

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  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mackintosh; mac; mack.

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  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    hachure; hatching; hatch.
  • verb shade with multiple crossing lines
    • the draftsman crosshatched the area

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  • verb pile up (debts or scores)
  • verb raise
    • hoist the flags
    • hoist a sail

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  • noun showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    flamboyant; flame tree; royal poinciana; peacock flower; Delonix regia.

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  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gaud; bauble.

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  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

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  • noun the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money
    • great wealth is not a sign of great intelligence
  • noun the quality of profuse abundance
    • she has a wealth of talent

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  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; permanent.
  • noun a city in the European part of Russia

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

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  • noun a sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds
  • noun a design consisting of a central disk resembling the sun and rays emanating from it

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  • noun ornamentation with beads
  • noun a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
    bead; beading; astragal.

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  • noun official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside)
  • noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
    electrician; lineman.

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  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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  • 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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  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness

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  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet

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  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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

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  • adjective satellite resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened
    • eyes inflamed with crying
  • verb cause inflammation in
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint

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  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement

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  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilly; ruffled.

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  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.

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  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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  • noun extravagant elaborateness
    showiness; floridness; floridity.
    • he wrote with great flamboyance

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  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior design.

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  • noun a native or inhabitant of South America
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of South America or their peoples

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  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    net; mesh; network; meshing.

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  • noun the material of which belts are made
  • verb sing loudly and forcefully
    belt out; belt.

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  • noun the condition of being married or unmarried

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  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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  • noun gold or silver wire thread
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    purl stitch.

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  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture

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  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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

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  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud; bauble.

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  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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  • adjective satellite migratory
    mobile; wandering; peregrine; roving.
    • a restless mobile society
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
    • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
    • wandering tribes

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  • noun any workplace where people are very busy
  • noun a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree

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  • adjective satellite having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
    embattled; battlemented; castled.
    • a crenelated molding

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  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket

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

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  • noun physical beauty (especially of a woman)

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  • noun the style in which hair has been cut
  • noun the act of cutting the hair

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  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

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  • noun position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose
  • noun an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

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  • noun the quality of being good looking and attractive
    beauteousness; loveliness; fairness.

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  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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  • noun an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor
  • noun rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
    russet scab; stem canker; little potato.

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To braid. Obs. Spenser.

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  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artificer; craftsman.

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

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  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
  • noun someone who carves the meat

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  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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  • noun something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
  • noun flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point

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  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    baste; basting; tacking.

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  • noun a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
    wooing; suit; courting.
    • its was a brief and intense courtship

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  • adjective satellite adorned with feathers or plumes
    plumy; feathery.
  • verb join tongue and groove, in carpentry

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  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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  • noun decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament

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

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  • noun a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
  • noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle

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  • noun the popular taste at a given time
    trend; style.
    • leather is the latest vogue
    • he followed current trends
    • the 1920s had a style of their own
  • noun a current state of general acceptance and use

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

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  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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  • noun a mock scepter carried by a court jester
  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud.

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  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric

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  • noun decoration consisting of a ball of tufted wool or silk; usually worn on a hat
  • noun artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
    antiaircraft; ack-ack; antiaircraft gun; ack-ack gun; flack; flak.

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  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
  • noun the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
    hinderance; hindrance.

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  • noun a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    • his brilliance raised him above the ruck
    • the children resembled a fairy herd
  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

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  • noun ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)

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

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  • adjective satellite difficult to analyze or understand
    • a complicated problem
    • complicated Middle East politics
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate; perplex.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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  • noun a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming

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  • noun knife pleat cut on the bias to produce a flared effect
    sunray pleat.

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

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  • noun a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
  • noun (computer science) a device that forwards data packets between computer networks

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  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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  • noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

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  • noun flashy, ostentatious jewelry
    bling bling.
    • the rapper was loaded with bling

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  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing

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  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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  • noun a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
    taenia; fillet.

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

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  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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  • noun a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
    embroidery stitch.

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  • noun the wool of the vicuna
  • noun a soft wool fabric made from the fleece of the vicuna

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  • adjective satellite ornamented in a vulgar or showy fashion
  • verb spread or daub (a surface)
    bedaub; besmear.

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  • noun a ceramic or mural decoration made by scratching off a surface layer to reveal the ground

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

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  • noun a crochet stitch
  • verb make by shell stitching

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  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazonry.
  • verb decorate with heraldic arms

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  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
  • noun embroidery similar to drawnwork

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  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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  • noun a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet

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  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    discoverer; inventor.
  • noun a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
    journeyman; artisan; craftsman.

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  • noun a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red

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  • noun a kind of crochet stitch
    double stitch.
  • verb make by double stitching
    double stitch.

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  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; smock; gaberdine; duster.

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  • noun flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
    coronal; lei; wreath; garland.

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A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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  • noun a group of persons together in one place
  • noun the social act of assembling
    assembly; assemblage.
    • they demanded the right of assembly

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  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
  • verb to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    knit; rumple; crumple; cockle.
    • She puckered her lips

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  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; knit; knit stitch.

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  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms
    • a sword made by a famous English armorer
  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
    armourer; artificer.

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  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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  • noun the quality of having regular well-defined features (especially of a man)

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  • noun a work produced by hand labor
    handwork; handiwork; handcraft.
  • noun a craft that requires skillful hands

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  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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

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  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; beady; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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  • noun the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
    • her personality held a strange attraction for him
  • noun sexual allure

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  • noun a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables

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A title by which the sovereigns of ancient Egypt were designated.

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  • verb fill out
    finish out.
    • These studies round out the results of many years of research
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    fill out.

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  • noun jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck
    lavalliere; lavaliere.

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  • noun a person who prepares or deals in animal skins
  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.

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  • noun needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
  • verb create by looping or crocheting
    • crochet a bedspread

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  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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