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  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; engrossment; preoccupation.
  • noun the act of taking occupancy before someone else does

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  • noun the final payment of a debt
    final payment.
  • noun payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

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  • noun a narrow boundary
    • he lived on a knife-edge between genius and insanity

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  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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  • noun a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later

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  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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  • noun sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
    short sale.

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  • noun a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
    delicatessen; food shop.

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  • noun traffic in illegal drugs
    narcotraffic; drug traffic.

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  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting

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

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  • noun a voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other
    swing voter.

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  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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

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  • verb stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity

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  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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  • noun small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
  • verb spend frivolously and unwisely
    shoot; fool; fool away; fritter away; dissipate; frivol away.
    • Fritter away one's inheritance

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  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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  • noun writing in capital letters
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business

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  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    • for the benefit of all

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  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    underling; foot soldier; subsidiary.
  • noun a word that is more specific than a given word
    hyponym; subordinate word.

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  • verb remove from the surface
    cream off; skim; cream.
    • skim cream from the surface of milk
  • verb pick the best
    cream off.

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  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    buy in; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
  • noun naming explicitly

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  • noun a shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold
    meat market.

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  • noun one of a chain of retail stores under the same management and selling the same merchandise

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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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  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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  • verb yield a profit or result
    • His efforts finally paid off
  • verb eliminate by paying off (debts)

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  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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  • noun buying goods to be shipped through the mail
    mail-order buying.

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  • noun the trait of wasting resources
    thriftlessness; waste.
    • a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste
    • the wastefulness of missed opportunities
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; waste.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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  • noun (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
  • noun the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures

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

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  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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

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  • noun a detailed critical inspection
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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  • noun approval
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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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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  • noun a person who changes something
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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  • noun a national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies

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  • noun rising current of warm air
  • adjective relating to or associated with heat
    caloric; thermic.
    • thermal movements of molecules
    • thermal capacity
    • thermic energy
    • the caloric effect of sunlight

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  • noun reclaimed wool fiber
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    cheapjack; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    cadger; scrounger; moocher.
  • verb ask for and get free; be a parasite
    sponge; cadge; bum; grub.

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  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random

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(Stock Exchange) The seller's postponement of delivery of stock or shares, with the consent of the buyer, upon payment of a premium to the latter; -- also, the premium so paid. See Contango. Biddle.

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  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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

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  • 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 transport by boat or aircraft
  • verb transport from one place to another

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  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • noun the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)

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  • noun a grant made by a law court
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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  • noun the act of spending money for goods or services
  • verb use up, consume fully
    use; expend.
    • The legislature expended its time on school questions

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  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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  • noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
  • noun commodities offered for sale
    product; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products

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  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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  • noun a system for paying for goods by installments
    installment buying; time plan.

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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 a store selling hardware
    ironmonger; ironmonger's shop.
    • in Great Britain they used to call a hardware store an ironmonger's shop

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

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

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  • noun a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language

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  • noun payment for insurance
    insurance premium.
  • noun the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
    • they paid a premium for access to water

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  • noun a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
    warrantee; warranty; warrant.
  • noun an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true
    • there is no guarantee that they are not lying

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  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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  • noun (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt
    • he introduced me to Ahmet Bey
  • noun the governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empire

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

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  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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  • noun a retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles
  • noun a shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
    tobacco shop; tobacconist shop.

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  • noun learning so as to be able to remember verbatim
    memorisation; committal to memory.
    • the actor's memorization of his lines

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  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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  • noun Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
    pizza pie.

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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 a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    bargainer; monger; dealer.

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  • noun large and complex financial transactions (often used with the implication that those individuals or institutions who engage in them are unethical)

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  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meatpacking; meat packing.

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  • noun prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check

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  • noun commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

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  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalisation; incorporation.

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

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  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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  • noun successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
    • a trill is a rapid alternation between the two notes

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  • noun (economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer

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  • noun a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
    transferred property.

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  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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

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  • 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 sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; redress; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment; damage.

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  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column

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  • noun an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    remittal; subsidence.
    • his cancer is in remission
  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    remittance; remitment; remittal.

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

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  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    line of merchandise; product line; line of products; line of business; line.
    • a nice line of shoes

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  • noun a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
    • he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag
  • verb provide with sufficient funds; finance
    • Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?

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  • noun the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
  • verb make public
    publicize; bare; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares

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  • noun financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment)
  • noun the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19
    retribution; vengeance.
    • Vengeance is mine
    • For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield
    • he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him
    • the swiftness of divine retribution

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  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; lease.
  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)

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  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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

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  • noun wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)
    meat-packing business; meat packing.

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  • noun purchasing insurance policies for cash from terminally ill policy holders

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  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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  • adjective involving financial matters
    • fiscal responsibility

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  • noun selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
  • verb throw away as refuse
    • No dumping in these woods!

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  • noun the act of getting possession of something
    procurement; procurance.
    • he was responsible for the procurement of materials and supplies

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  • noun becoming infected
    • catching cold is sometimes unavoidable
    • the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic
  • verb enter into a contractual arrangement
    undertake; contract.

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  • noun wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
    pay packet.

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  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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  • noun marketing via a promotion delivered directly to the individual prospective customer

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  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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  • noun relative position in a graded series
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut

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  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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  • noun a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
    compunction; self-reproach.

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  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication

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  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
    chaffer; higgle; haggle; huckster.
    • Let's not haggle over a few dollars

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  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; selling.
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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  • noun a structure or object that impedes free movement
  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding

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  • noun a vote that blocks a decision
  • noun the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)

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  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    determinant; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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  • noun a foreign purchaser who buys goods outright for resale

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

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  • noun a buyout using borrowed money; the target company's assets are usually security for the loan
    • a leveraged buyout by upper management can be used to combat hostile takeover bids

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  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freight rate; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

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  • noun the business of selling real estate

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  • noun a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee

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  • noun supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
    military issue; issue.

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  • noun a person who pays local rates (especially a householder)

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  • noun organizing into or administering as a syndicate
  • noun selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
    • he received a comfortable income from the syndication of his work

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  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    squanderer; profligate.
  • adjective satellite recklessly wasteful
    spendthrift; extravagant; profligate.
    • prodigal in their expenditures

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  • verb cause to leave
    remove; move out.
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
  • verb remove from its packing
    • unpack the presents

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  • noun a shop specializing in repairs and maintenance
    repair shop.

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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 substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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

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

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

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  • noun a corporation's purchase of its own outstanding stock; increases earnings/share so stock price rises (which can discourage a takeover attempt)

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  • noun a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
    beauty parlour; beauty shop; salon; beauty salon.

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  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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  • noun candy and other sweets considered collectively
    • the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks
  • noun a confectioner's shop
    candy store; confectionary.

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

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

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  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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  • noun a shop where loans are made with personal property as security
    pawnshop; pawnbroker's shop.
  • noun an office where loans are negotiated and repaid

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  • noun the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
  • noun the charge for storing something in tanks

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  • noun suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country

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  • noun a levy of one tenth of something
  • noun an offering of a tenth part of some personal income

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  • noun close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • noun the activity of supplying a stock of something
    • he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

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  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; raiser; grower.

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  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    spending; disbursement; disbursal.
  • noun money paid out; an amount spent
    spending; outgo; expenditure.

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  • verb propose as a candidate for some honor
    put up; put forward.
  • verb put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
    • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

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  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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  • adjective satellite arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
    ranked; graded.
    • stratified areas of the distribution
  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society

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  • verb choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
    follow; adopt.
    • She followed the feminist movement
    • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; hook up with.

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  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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  • noun someone who earn wages in return for their labor

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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 any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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

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  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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  • noun weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
    cheat; Bromus secalinus.
  • noun a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
    chess game.

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  • noun writing in capital letters
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business

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  • noun a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    amends; redress; damages; indemnity; restitution.
  • noun an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

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  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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

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  • noun the merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop

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  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • verb sell one's body; exchange sex for money

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  • noun compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.
    • he received reimbursement for his travel expenses

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  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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  • noun a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    pact; accord.

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  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • verb express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
    • He voted for the motion
    • None of the Democrats voted last night

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

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  • noun the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
  • verb let for money
    rent; lease.
    • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

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  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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  • verb negotiate the terms of an exchange
    • We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar

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  • noun a shop that sells secondhand goods at reduced prices

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  • noun a store that sells only one kind of merchandise

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  • noun a plan or design of something that is laid out
  • noun the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)

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

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  • noun the force of workers available
    hands; manpower; work force; workforce.
  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male; man.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus

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  • noun coming to full development; becoming mature
    ripening; maturement.
  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; ontogeny; growth; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

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  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    remitment; remission; remittal.

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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 store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
    liquor store; off-licence.

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  • noun the deliberate failure to pay taxes (usually by making a false report)

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  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; stash.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; stash; lay away; hive up.

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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 manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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

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  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

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  • noun someone who receives something on the promise to return it or its equivalent

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

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  • noun an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
    nominating speech; nomination.
    • the nomination was brief and to the point

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  • noun an arrangement according to rank

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  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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  • noun a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment
    right to vote; vote.
    • American women got the vote in 1920

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  • noun the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    • my father considered the commercialization of Christmas to be a sacrilege
    • the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development
    • both companies will retain control over the commercialization of their own products

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  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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

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  • noun faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
    adhesion; attachment.
    • attachment to a formal agenda
    • adherence to a fat-free diet
    • the adhesion of Seville was decisive
  • noun the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
    adhesiveness; adhesion; bond.
    • the mutual adhesiveness of cells
    • a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

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  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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  • noun the act of taking possession of or power over something
    • his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba
    • the Nazi assumption of power in 1934
    • he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts

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  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematist; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
    • waste liquors

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  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    • he could beat the best of them

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  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; wads; piles; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; loads; dozens; stacks; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; 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

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  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    haggling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
    brawl; wrangle.
    • The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street

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  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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  • noun goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
  • adjective satellite distributed or sold illicitly
    black-market; bootleg; black; smuggled.
    • the black economy pays no taxes

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  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; find.
  • noun something that is discovered

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  • noun in a state of abeyance or postponement
  • noun refrigerated storage for preservation

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  • verb take over ownership of; of corporations and companies
    buy out; take over.

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  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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  • noun a car that has top that can be folded or removed
  • noun a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
    convertible security.

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  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

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  • noun a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction

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  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television

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  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties

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  • noun the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    part; share.
    • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
    • they all did their share of the work
  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause

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  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    disbursal; disbursement.
  • noun a detriment or sacrifice
    • at the expense of

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  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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  • noun construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit

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  • adjective satellite preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
    dissipated; sporting; card-playing.
    • led a dissipated life
    • a betting man
    • a card-playing son of a bitch
    • a gambling fool
    • sporting gents and their ladies
  • verb maintain with or as if with a bet
    wager; bet.
    • I bet she will be there!

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  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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  • noun merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
    schlock; dreck.

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  • noun a prescription drug that is provided again
    • he got a refill of his prescription
    • the prescription specified only one refill
  • noun a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents
    • he got a refill for his ball-point pen
    • he got a refill for his notebook

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  • noun the act of packing or storing away
  • verb fill by packing tightly
    • stow the cart

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  • noun request for payment of a debt
    • they submitted their charges at the end of each month
  • verb demand payment
    charge; bill.
    • Will I get charged for this service?
    • We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights

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  • noun a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

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  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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  • noun a workman employed to collect sponges
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; leech; parasite.

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  • noun the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  • adjective satellite producing a sizeable profit
    remunerative; lucrative.
    • a remunerative business

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  • noun carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
    bloodsucker; hirudinean.
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; sponger; parasite.

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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 receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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

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  • 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 drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    mercantilism; commercialism.
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce Department; Department of Commerce; DoC.

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  • noun a special election between regular elections

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  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehensiveness; dread.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    savvy; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

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

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  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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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 recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess
    • he memorized all the important chess openings

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  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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  • verb remove by drawing or pulling
    draw away; pull off.
    • She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth
    • draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese
  • verb remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
    take out; draw; withdraw.
    • She drew $2,000 from the account
    • The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank

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  • noun ready-to-eat food products
    delicatessen food.
  • noun a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
    deli; food shop.

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  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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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 publication in serial form

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  • noun the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selected

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  • noun someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

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  • noun a shop where loans are made with personal property as security
    loan office; pawnbroker's shop.

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

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  • 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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  • adjective satellite increasing by successive addition
    • the benefits are cumulative
    • the eventual accumulative effect of these substances

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  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising

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  • noun a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
    heritor; heir.

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  • noun someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share

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  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    repurchase; redemption.

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

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  • noun the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
  • noun payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

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  • noun a public expenditure (as for unemployment compensation or veteran's benefits) that is not for goods and services

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  • verb select desirable parts from a group or list
    • cull out the interesting letters from the poet's correspondence
    • winnow the finalists from the long list of applicants

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  • noun the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)
  • noun the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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  • noun merchandise in the form of fabrics sold by the yard
    piece goods.

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  • noun the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation

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  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services

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  • adjective of or belonging to a corporation
    • corporate rates
    • corporate structure
  • adjective satellite possessing or existing in bodily form
    corporal; bodied; incarnate; embodied.
    • what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
    • an incarnate spirit
    • `corporate' is an archaic term

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  • noun a store where men's clothes are sold
    clothing store; mens store; haberdashery store.
  • noun the drygoods sold by a haberdasher
    men's furnishings.

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  • verb keep in mind for attention or consideration
    • Remember the Alamo
    • Remember to call your mother every day!
    • Think of the starving children in India!
  • verb take into consideration, have in view
    think about; flirt with; entertain; toy with.
    • He entertained the notion of moving to South America

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  • noun the act of segregating or sequestering
    • sequestration of the jury
  • noun the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

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  • noun money (or other benefits) obtained as a subsidy
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidisation; grant.

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  • noun the act of buying
    • buying and selling fill their days
    • shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge
  • verb obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
    purchase; buy.
    • The family purchased a new car
    • The conglomerate acquired a new company
    • She buys for the big department store

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  • noun something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
  • noun a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time

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  • noun the business of a butcher
  • verb kill (animals) usually for food consumption
    slaughter; butcher.
    • They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

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  • noun analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease
    • genetic screening of infants for phenylketonuria

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  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's.

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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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  • 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 buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential

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  • noun object formed by a mold
  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold

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  • noun accumulating and storing a reserve supply
    • the stockpiling of war materials
  • verb have on hand
    carry; stockpile; stock.
    • Do you carry kerosene heaters?

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  • noun a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah
    Haphtarah; Haftorah; Haphtorah.

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  • noun makers and sellers of fashionable clothing
    apparel industry; rag trade; fashion business; garment industry.

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

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  • adjective satellite of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
    • commercial grade of beef
    • commercial oxalic acid

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  • noun something acquired without compensation
  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; endowment; natural endowment.

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  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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  • noun a peddler of inferior goods
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

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

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

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  • noun a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

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  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; extract; selection.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
  • verb take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
    take out; extract.

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  • noun a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    • the results of the election will be announced tonight
  • noun the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
    • her election of medicine as a profession

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  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    honey; dearest; love; beloved.
  • noun a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

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  • noun a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
    write-in candidate.
  • noun a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot

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In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
  • noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface

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(Civil Law) The annulling of a sale, and the return by the buyer of the article sold, on account of some defect.

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

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  • noun learning so as to be able to remember verbatim
    memorization; committal to memory.
    • the actor's memorization of his lines

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

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  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    selling; merchandising.
  • noun the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
    • most companies have a manager in charge of marketing

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  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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  • noun trade from upper-class customers

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  • noun the business of providing services to tourists
    • Tourism is a major business in Bermuda

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  • noun international trade free of government interference

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  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    vender; vendor; marketer; seller.

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  • noun the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat
  • noun the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body

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  • noun a shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts
    gift shop.

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

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  • 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 performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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  • noun a bridge partner who increases the partner's bid
  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    agriculturalist; cultivator; grower; agriculturist.

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  • noun the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

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  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; lurch.
  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; misstep; trip.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalization; incorporation.

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  • noun the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject
  • noun the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property)

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  • noun the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally
    • the Prohibition amendment made bootlegging profitable
  • noun the act of selling illegally or without permission
    • the bootlegging of videotapes is common in Asia

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

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  • noun an election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner

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  • noun a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
  • noun the act of paying money
    defrayment; defrayal.

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  • noun understanding with difficulty
    • the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    seizing; prehension; taking hold.

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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 (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)

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  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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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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  • adjective satellite lowest in rank or importance
    last-place; last.
    • last prize
    • in last place
  • adjective less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
    • low prices
    • the reservoir is low

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

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  • noun a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary

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  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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  • noun conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation
  • noun persevering determination to perform a task
    industry; industriousness.
    • his diligence won him quick promotions
    • frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues

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  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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  • noun consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body
  • noun learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
    internalisation; internalization.

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  • noun a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    mob; family; crime syndicate.
  • noun an association of companies for some definite purpose
    consortium; pool.

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  • noun device for resetting instruments or controls
  • verb set anew
    • They re-set the date on the clock

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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 system for paying for goods by installments
    installment plan; installment buying.

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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 the largest possible quantity
    upper limit.
  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; level best.
    • he tried his utmost

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  • noun a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah
    Haphtarah; Haftarah; Haphtorah.

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  • noun (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
    stipendiary magistrate.
  • adjective pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend or allowance
    • stipendiary funds

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  • noun a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
    buyers' market; soft market.

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  • noun an acquisition based on analysis of the benefits of consolidation in anticipation of increased earning power

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  • noun extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)

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  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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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 someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; monger.
  • noun a firm engaged in trading

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  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

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  • noun a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah
    Haphtarah; Haftorah; Haftarah.

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  • noun spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    compensatory spending; pump priming.

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  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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  • noun amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
    expense; disbursement.
  • noun the act of spending or disbursing money
    spending; outlay; disbursement.

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  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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  • verb support through subsidies
    • The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized
  • verb secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces

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  • noun a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

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  • noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
  • noun a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

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  • noun payment (usually by doctors or lawyers) of part of the fee in return for the referral

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  • noun the state of being welcome
    • don't outstay your welcome
  • noun a greeting or reception
    • the proposal got a warm welcome

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  • noun breaking up and scattering by dispersion
    • the dissipation of the mist
  • noun dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
    dissolution; licentiousness; looseness; profligacy.

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  • noun an agreement for free trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico; became effective in 1994 for ten years

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  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; lodger.

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(Stock Exchange) The premium or interest paid by the buyer to the seller, to be allowed to defer paying for the stock purchased until the next fortnightly settlement day. Eng.

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  • noun income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments
    • his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity

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  • noun the manner in which something is greeted
    • she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • noun a formal party of people; as after a wedding

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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 the act of applying force in order to move something away
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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

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  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; lucre; profit; earnings; net; net income.
  • noun something won (especially money)
    win; winnings.

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  • noun something won (especially money)
    win; profits.
  • noun succeeding with great difficulty
    • winning is not everything

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  • noun an instinctive motive
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; whim.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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  • noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
    horse trade.
  • noun negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining

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  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly

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  • noun the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
    telecommerce; teleselling.

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  • noun someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act

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  • noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
    cultivator; raiser; grower; agriculturist.

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  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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  • verb adjust for
    even off; make up; counterbalance; even out; even up; correct.
    • engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; indemnify; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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

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  • noun the state of being a slave
    • So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
  • noun the act of making slaves of your captives

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

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  • noun shop where dry cleaning is done
    dry cleaners.
  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleaner; cleansing agent; cleanser.

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

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

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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 footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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  • noun an order that initiates the manufacturing process

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  • noun meat from a domestic hog or pig
  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork barrel.

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  • noun method or manner of conduct in relation to others
    • honest dealing
  • noun the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
    transaction; dealings.
    • no transactions are possible without him
    • he has always been honest is his dealings with me

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  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; pharmacy.

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  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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  • noun a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    bakehouse; bakery.

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  • noun strong desire to acquire and possess

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  • noun earnest or urgent request
    entreaty; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm
  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    charm; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her

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  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose

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  • noun a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition

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  • noun finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way
    • the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received

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  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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  • noun trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
    bond-trading activity.

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  • noun the final payment of a debt

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  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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  • noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; screen out.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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

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  • 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 guest who stays overnight
  • noun a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight
    overnight case; overnight bag.

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  • noun (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
  • noun repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)

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  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction; auction sale.

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  • noun money paid (by the government) to someone who is too ill to work
    sick benefit.

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  • noun a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    hoard; stash.

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  • noun an exclusive group of people
    • one of the elect who have power inside the government
  • verb select by a vote for an office or membership
    • We elected him chairman of the board

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  • noun (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials

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  • noun the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
    consignment; commitment.
  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; perpetration.

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  • verb like better; value more highly
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

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  • noun one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country

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  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; brink.
  • noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy

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  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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  • verb purchase prepared food to be eaten at home
    take out.

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  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    fringe benefit; perquisite.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • verb gain or regain energy
    pick up; perk up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap

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  • noun a particular kind of product or merchandise
    product line; line of products; line of business; business line; line.
    • a nice line of shoes

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  • noun an officer of a corporation or others who have access to private information about the corporation's operations

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  • noun a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
  • noun a shop where a variety of goods are sold

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  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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  • noun merchandise that is shoddy or inferior
    shlock; dreck.

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  • noun a repeated order for the same merchandise
    • he's the one who sends out all the new orders and reorders
  • verb assign a new order to

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  • noun the development of industry on an extensive scale
    industrialization; industrialisation.

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  • noun money (or other benefits) obtained as a subsidy
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; grant.

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  • noun a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.
  • noun any wrapper or covering

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  • noun a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
    off-licence; package store.

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  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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  • noun a group of followers or enthusiasts
  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    pursual; pursuit; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit

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  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft

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  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; maximum.
    • he tried his utmost

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  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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  • noun the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment

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  • noun a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
    diacritical mark.
  • adjective satellite capable of distinguishing
    • students having superior diacritic powers
    • the diacritic elements in culture"- S.F.Nadel

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  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; hall; antechamber; vestibule; foyer.
  • noun the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

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  • noun financial resources provided to make some project possible
    backing; funding; support; financial backing.
    • the foundation provided support for the experiment

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  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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  • noun a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  • noun the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

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  • noun the people of the Netherlands
    Dutch people.
    • the Dutch are famous for their tulips
  • noun the West Germanic language of the Netherlands

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  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • 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 a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    indemnification; amends; redress; damages; indemnity.
  • noun the act of restoring something to its original state

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  • noun someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)
    scrounger; moocher; mooch.

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  • noun hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
  • noun that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

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  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    taking; pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking

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  • verb elect in a voting process
    • They voted in Clinton

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  • verb take and lift upward
    pick up; lift up.
  • verb gather or collect
    call for; collect; pick up.
    • You can get the results on Monday
    • She picked up the children at the day care center
    • They pick up our trash twice a week

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  • noun someone who obtains or acquires
    • the procurer of opera tickets
  • adjective free from fear or doubt; easy in mind
    unafraid; untroubled; secure.
    • he was secure that nothing will be held against him

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  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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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 a shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
    tobacconist; tobacconist shop.

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  • noun the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    forfeit; forfeiture.
  • noun personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

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  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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  • noun the collection and removal of garbage
    trash pickup; garbage collection; garbage pickup.

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  • noun insurance benefits paid in case of disability

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  • noun the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
    • the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent
  • noun obtaining funds from a lender

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  • noun a person with a record of successes
    achiever; winner; success.
    • his son would never be the achiever that his father was
    • only winners need apply
    • if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success

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

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  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    stock up; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process

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  • verb pay a kickback; make an illegal payment
  • verb spring back, as from a forceful thrust
    recoil; kick.
    • The gun kicked back into my shoulder

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  • noun money returned to a payer
  • noun the act of returning money received previously

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

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  • noun act of failing to meet a financial obligation
    default; nonremittal.
  • noun loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
    default; nonremittal.

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  • noun something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
  • noun a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time

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  • noun that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

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  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

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  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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  • noun the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)
  • noun the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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  • noun an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    binge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending

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