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all

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

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • 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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reprocess

  • verb use again after processing
    recycle; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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try_out

  • verb put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    essay; prove; try; examine; test.
    • This approach has been tried with good results
    • Test this recipe
  • verb try something new, as in order to gain experience
    experiment.
    • Students experiment sexually
    • The composer experimented with a new style

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claret

  • noun a dark purplish-red color
  • noun dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
    red Bordeaux.

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go

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

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ruminate

  • verb chew the cuds
    • cows ruminate
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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belt_down

  • verb drink down entirely
    drink down; bolt down; pour down; pop; down; kill; toss off.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work

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milk

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

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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insensate

  • adjective devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
    insentient.
    • insentient (or insensate) stone
  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; inhuman; cold-blooded.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction

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pitch_in

  • verb eat heartily
    dig in.
    • The food was placed on the table and the children pitched in

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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recycle

  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
  • verb use again after processing
    reprocess; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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overstrain

  • noun too much strain
  • verb strain excessively
    overextend.
    • He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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fall

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

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drinking

  • noun the act of consuming liquids
    imbibition; imbibing.
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drink; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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wipe

  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    rub.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub
  • verb rub with a circular motion
    pass over.
    • wipe the blackboard
    • He passed his hands over the soft cloth

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excruciating

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    agonising; torturous; torturing; agonizing; harrowing; torturesome.
  • verb torment emotionally or mentally
    torment; excruciate; torture; rack.

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dig

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

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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cannibalize

  • verb eat human flesh
    cannibalise.
  • verb use parts of something to repair something else
    cannibalise.

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brutish

  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    bestial; brute; brutal; beastly.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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dip

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

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enforce

  • verb ensure observance of laws and rules;
    apply; implement.
    • Apply the rules to everyone
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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fill_up

  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    make full; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride
  • verb become full
    fill.
    • The pool slowly filled with water
    • The theater filled up slowly

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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anthropophagus

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; man-eater; cannibal.

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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get_down

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

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sup

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    swallow.
    • a sup of ale
  • verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon

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eat_out

  • verb eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
    dine out.

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exercise

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

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anthropophagous

  • adjective of or relating to eaters of human flesh

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pub

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    taphouse; public house; pothouse; saloon; gin mill.

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address

  • 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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gorge

  • noun a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    defile.

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receive

  • verb get something; come into possession of
    have.
    • receive payment
    • receive a gift
    • receive letters from the front
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    incur; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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qualify

  • verb prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    measure up.
  • verb pronounce fit or able
    • She was qualified to run the marathon
    • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

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brutal

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite harsh
    unrelenting.
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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anthropophagy

  • noun human cannibalism; the eating of human flesh

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implement

  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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reclaim

  • verb claim back
    repossess.
  • verb reuse (materials from waste products)
    recover.

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computerise

  • verb provide with computers
    computerize.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerize.
    • computerized dictionary

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rededicate

  • verb dedicate anew
    • They were asked to rededicate themselves to their country

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shovel

  • noun a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
  • noun the quantity a shovel can hold
    spadeful; shovelful.

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humour

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

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suckle

  • verb suck milk from the mother's breasts
    • the infant was suckling happily
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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cybernate

  • verb control a function, process, or creation by a computer
    computerize; computerise.
    • They computerized the car industry
    • we live in a cybernated age
    • cybernate a factory

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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browse

  • 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
    browsing.

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cannibal

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; man-eater; anthropophagus.

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take_up

  • verb pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
  • verb adopt
    fasten on; hook on; seize on; latch on.
    • take up new ideas

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prey

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; target; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun animal hunted or caught for food
    quarry.

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overexploit

  • verb exploit excessively
    • We should not overexploit our natural resources

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harrowing

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    agonising; excruciating; torturous; torturing; agonizing; torturesome.
  • verb draw a harrow over (land)
    disk; harrow.

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cannibalism

  • noun the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind

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sharing

  • noun using or enjoying something jointly with others
  • noun having in common
    • the sharing of electrons creates molecules

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barbarous

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite primitive in customs and culture

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cannibalise

  • verb eat human flesh
    cannibalize.
  • verb use parts of something to repair something else
    cannibalize.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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shovel_in

  • verb earn large sums of money
    rake in.
    • Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in
  • verb eat a large amount of food quickly
    gobble up; garbage down; bolt down.
    • The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake

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maximise

  • verb make the most of
    maximize.
    • He maximized his role
  • verb make as big or large as possible
    maximize.
    • Maximize your profits!

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warm

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

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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hold

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

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striving

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; pains; nisus.
  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour; strive.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy

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guttle

  • verb eat greedily
    raven; devour; pig.
    • he devoured three sandwiches

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characterize

  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    qualify; characterise.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover
  • verb be characteristic of
    characterise.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?

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work

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

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pour

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

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hit_it_up

  • verb become drunk or drink excessively
    inebriate; souse; soak.

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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give

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

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overextend

  • verb strain excessively
    overstrain.
    • He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment

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bestial

  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    brutish; brute; brutal; beastly.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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sample

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

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pub-crawl

  • verb go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk
    bar hop.
    • he pub-crawled around Birmingham

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junket

  • noun dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
  • noun a journey taken for pleasure
    sashay; expedition; outing; pleasure trip; jaunt; excursion.
    • many summer excursions to the shore
    • it was merely a pleasure trip
    • after cautious sashays into the field

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sip

  • noun a small drink
  • verb drink in sips
    • She was sipping her tea

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utilize

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

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sate

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    satiate; replete; fill.
    • I am sated

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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fare

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

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utilise

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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disassemble

  • verb take apart into its constituent pieces
    take apart; break up; dismantle; break apart.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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vicious

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite having the nature of vice
    evil.

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fuddle

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; jumble.
  • verb make stupid with alcohol
    befuddle.

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gluttonize

  • verb eat a lot and without restraint
    gluttonise; fress.

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take_a_hit

  • verb inhale through the nose
    snort.

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take_out

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

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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disassembly

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantling; dismantlement.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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replete

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    satiate; sate; fill.
    • I am sated
  • adjective satellite filled to satisfaction with food or drink
    full.
    • a full stomach

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man

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

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anthropophagite

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    man-eater; cannibal; anthropophagus.

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dine_out

  • verb eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
    eat out.

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guggle

  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; ripple; bubble; gurgle.
    • babbling brooks
  • verb make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle

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man-eater

  • noun a person who eats human flesh
    anthropophagite; cannibal; anthropophagus.
  • noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
    man-eating shark; great white shark; Carcharodon carcharias; white shark.

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run_through

  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; go through.
    • We worked through an example
  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; deplete; use up; eat up; eat.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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lend_oneself

  • verb be applicable to; as to an analysis
    apply.
    • This theory lends itself well to our new data

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wine

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    vino.
  • noun a red as dark as red wine
    wine-colored; wine-coloured.

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help

  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    aid; assistance; assist.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work

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devote

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb dedicate
    pay; give.
    • give thought to
    • give priority to
    • pay attention to

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sop_up

  • verb take in, also metaphorically
    draw; take up; imbibe; absorb; soak up; take in; suck up; suck.
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words
  • verb take up as if with a sponge
    take up; suck in; take in.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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pitch

  • 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
    delivery.

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cold

  • 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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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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resort

  • noun a hotel located in a resort area
    resort hotel; holiday resort.
  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; hangout; haunt; repair.

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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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bestialize

  • verb make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
    bestialise.

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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bestialise

  • verb make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
    bestialize.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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break

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

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lunch

  • noun a midday meal
    luncheon; tiffin; dejeuner.
  • verb take the midday meal
    • At what time are you lunching?

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communalize

  • verb make something the property of the commune or community
    communalise.

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misuse

  • noun improper or excessive use
    abuse.
    • alcohol abuse
    • the abuse of public funds
  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misapply.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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boozing

  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; drink; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall
  • verb consume alcohol
    fuddle; booze; drink.
    • We were up drinking all night

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scarf_out

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

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gobble_up

  • verb eat a large amount of food quickly
    shovel in; garbage down; bolt down.
    • The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake

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overgorge

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

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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feast

  • noun a ceremonial dinner party for many people
    banquet.
  • noun something experienced with great delight
    • a feast for the eyes

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englut

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

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cannibalistic

  • adjective characteristic of cannibals or exhibiting cannibalism
    • cannibalistic behavior

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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exhaust

  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust fumes; fumes.
  • noun system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
    exhaust system.

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imbibe

  • verb take in, also metaphorically
    draw; take up; absorb; soak up; take in; suck up; suck; sop up.
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words
  • verb take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
    assimilate.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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drink_up

  • verb drink to the last drop
    drain the cup.
    • drink up--there's more wine coming

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agonised

  • adjective satellite expressing pain or agony
    agonized.
    • agonized screams
  • verb cause to agonize
    agonize; agonise.

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dunk

  • noun a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
    dunk shot; stuff shot.
  • verb immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    souse; plunge; dip; douse.
    • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
    • dip the brush into the paint

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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free

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

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graze

  • noun a superficial abrasion
  • noun the act of grazing
    grazing.

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base

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

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put

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

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tasting

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

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rack

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

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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brutalize

  • verb treat brutally
    brutalise.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; animalize; brutalise.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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suck_in

  • verb take up as if with a sponge
    take up; sop up; take in.
  • verb attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
    suck.
    • The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad

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assign

  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; delegate; designate.
  • verb give out
    portion; allot.
    • We were assigned new uniforms

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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dine

  • verb have supper; eat dinner
    • We often dine with friends in this restaurant
  • verb give dinner to; host for dinner
    • I'm wining and dining my friends

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commercialize

  • verb exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    • The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches
  • verb make commercial
    market; commercialise.
    • Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life

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straining

  • noun an intense or violent exertion
    strain.
  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    twisting; overrefinement; torture; distortion.

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wash

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

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consecrate

  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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deplete

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; use up; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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carry

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

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agonising

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    excruciating; torturous; torturing; agonizing; harrowing; torturesome.
  • verb cause to agonize
    agonize; agonise.

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fall_back

  • verb fall backwards and down
  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    dawdle; fall behind; lag.

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galled

  • adjective satellite painful from having the skin abraded
    chafed.
  • verb become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    chafe; gall; fret.

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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gourmandize

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

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break_up

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    break; separate; split up; part; split.
    • The business partners broke over a tax question
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
    • My friend and I split up

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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task

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    project; undertaking; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    job; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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cannibalization

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overdrive

  • noun the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
    • Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given
    • Melissa's brain was in overdrive
  • noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power

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ingurgitate

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

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peck

  • 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; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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inhumaneness

  • noun the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
    inhumanity.

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bitter

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

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dismantling

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantlement; disassembly.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons
  • verb tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    rase; level; take down; dismantle; pull down; tear down; raze.
    • The building was levelled

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savouring

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; savoring; relishing; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor; savour.

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overindulge

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

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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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break_bread

  • verb have a meal, usually with company
    • The early Christian disciples broke bread together

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exert

  • verb put to use
    exercise.
    • exert one's power or influence
  • verb have and exercise
    maintain; wield.
    • wield power and authority

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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pick_at

  • verb pluck or pull at with the fingers
    pull at; pluck at.
    • She picked nervously at the buttons of her blouse
  • verb eat like a bird
    peck; peck at.
    • The anorexic girl just picks at her food

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have

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

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breakfast

  • noun the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
  • verb eat an early morning meal
    • We breakfast at seven

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recover

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; convalesce.
    • The patient is recuperating

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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destroy

  • verb do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
    destruct.
    • The fire destroyed the house
  • verb destroy completely; damage irreparably
    ruin.
    • You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
    • The tears ruined her make-up

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go_through

  • verb go or live through
    see; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam
  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; run through.
    • We worked through an example

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buff

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

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play

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

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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eater

  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    feeder.
  • noun any green goods that are good to eat
    • these apples are good eaters

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make_hay

  • verb turn to one's advantage
    • The environmentalist lobby made hay of the nuclear plant accident

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spirits

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; liquor; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
    spirit.

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destruct

  • verb destroy (one's own missile or rocket)
    • The engineers had to destruct the rocket for safety reasons
  • verb do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
    destroy.
    • The fire destroyed the house

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skunk

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; puke; dirty dog; bum; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    shutout.

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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dismantlement

  • noun the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    dismantling; disassembly.
    • Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons

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booze

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; liquor; John Barleycorn; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • verb consume alcohol
    fuddle; drink.
    • We were up drinking all night

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gage

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; dope; locoweed.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gauge.

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snack

  • noun a light informal meal
    collation; bite.
  • verb eat a snack; eat lightly
    nosh.
    • She never loses weight because she snacks between meals

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unkind

  • adjective lacking kindness
    • a thoughtless and unkind remark
    • the unkindest cut of all
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    pitiless.

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eat_up

  • verb finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
    finish; polish off.
    • She polished off the remaining potatoes
  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; deplete; use up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

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gulp

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    draught; swig; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • noun a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
    gulping.

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roughshod

  • adjective satellite (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping
  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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partake

  • verb have some of the qualities or attributes of something
  • verb have, give, or receive a share of
    partake in; share.
    • We shared the cake

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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do

  • 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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savoring

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; relishing; savouring; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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dope

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; locoweed.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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computerize

  • verb provide with computers
    computerise.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerise.
    • computerized dictionary

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banquet

  • noun a ceremonial dinner party for many people
    feast.
  • noun a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
    spread; feast.
    • a banquet for the graduating seniors
    • the Thanksgiving feast
    • they put out quite a spread

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bar

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

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stuff

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

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double

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

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wipe_out

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; deplete; use up; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; decimate; eliminate; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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picnic

  • noun a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
    field day; outing.
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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habit

  • noun an established custom
    wont.
    • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • noun (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
    use.
    • owls have nocturnal habits
    • she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
    • long use had hardened him to it

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overeat

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

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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free-base

  • verb use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
    base.

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swill_down

  • verb drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)
    swill.

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away

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

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inebriate

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; sot; wino; drunkard; rummy.
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; exalt; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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pitiless

  • adjective satellite without mercy or pity
    ruthless; unpitying; remorseless.
    • an act of ruthless ferocity
    • a monster of remorseless cruelty
  • adjective satellite deficient in humane and kindly feelings
    unkind.

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satiate

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    sate; replete; fill.
    • I am sated
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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use_up

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; wipe out; deplete; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
  • verb require (time or space)
    occupy; take.
    • It took three hours to get to work this morning
    • This event occupied a very short time

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extend

  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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devour

  • verb destroy completely
    • Fire had devoured our home
  • verb enjoy avidly
    • She devoured his novels

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dine_in

  • verb eat at home
    eat in.

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gobble

  • noun the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  • verb eat hastily without proper chewing
    bolt.
    • Don't bolt your food!

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animalize

  • verb represent in the form of an animal
    animalise.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; brutalise; brutalize.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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grass

  • noun narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    Gunter Grass; Gunter Wilhelm Grass.

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animalise

  • verb represent in the form of an animal
    animalize.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalize; brutalise; brutalize.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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take_apart

  • verb take apart into its constituent pieces
    break up; dismantle; break apart; disassemble.
  • verb divide into pieces
    discerp; dismember.
    • our department was dismembered when our funding dried up
    • The Empire was discerped after the war

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dedicate

  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; consecrate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church
  • verb open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
    • The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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go_for

  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    apply; hold.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    consent; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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swallow

  • noun a small amount of liquid food
    sup.
    • a sup of ale
  • noun the act of swallowing
    drink; deglutition.
    • one swallow of the liquid was enough
    • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

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rehash

  • noun old material that is slightly reworked and used again
    • merely a dull rehash of his first novel
  • verb present or use over, with no or few changes

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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consume

  • verb eat immoderately
    down; go through; devour.
    • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; ingest; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee

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pot

  • noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can.

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recycling

  • noun the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
    recycle.

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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exploit

  • noun a notable achievement
    effort; feat.
    • he performed a great feat
    • the book was her finest effort
  • verb use or manipulate to one's advantage
    work.
    • He exploit the new taxation system
    • She knows how to work the system
    • he works his parents for sympathy

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maximize

  • verb make as big or large as possible
    maximise.
    • Maximize your profits!
  • verb make the most of
    maximise.
    • He maximized his role

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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recur

  • verb happen or occur again
    repeat.
    • This is a recurring story
  • verb return in thought or speech to something
    go back.

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binge

  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    tear; bout; bust.
    • they went on a bust that lasted three days

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misapply

  • verb apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
    misuse.
    • The words are misapplied in this context
    • You are misapplying the name of this religious group

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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beastly

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

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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wash_down

  • verb eat food accompanied by lots of liquid; also use metaphorically
    • She washed down her dinner with a bottle of red wine
    • He washes down his worries with a nightly glass of whisky
  • verb flow freely
    flush down.
    • The body washed down the river

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warm_up

  • verb run until the normal working temperature is reached
    • We warmed up the car for a few minutes
  • verb become more friendly or open
    • She warmed up after we had lunch together

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guzzle

  • verb drink greedily or as if with great thirst
    • The boys guzzled the cheap vodka

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smoking

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

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brunch

  • noun combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning
  • verb eat a meal in the late morning
    • We brunch in Sundays

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break_apart

  • verb take apart into its constituent pieces
    take apart; break up; dismantle; disassemble.
  • verb break violently or noisily; smash;
    crash; break up.

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practise

  • verb engage in a rehearsal (of)
    practice; rehearse.
  • verb carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    practice; exercise; do.
    • practice law

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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overuse

  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    overutilization; overexploitation; overutilisation.
  • verb make use of too often or too extensively
    overdrive.

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chain-smoke

  • verb smoke one cigarette after another; light one cigarette from the preceding one

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air

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

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employ

  • noun the state of being employed or having a job
    employment.
    • they are looking for employment
    • he was in the employ of the city
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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agonized

  • adjective satellite expressing pain or agony
    agonised.
    • agonized screams
  • verb cause to agonize
    agonize; agonise.

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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bar_hop

  • verb go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk
    pub-crawl.
    • he pub-crawled around Birmingham

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communalise

  • verb make something the property of the commune or community
    communalize.

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it

  • 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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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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vow

  • noun a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    • they took vows of poverty
  • verb make a vow; promise
    • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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in

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

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • 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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wolf_down

  • verb eat hastily
    wolf.
    • The teenager wolfed down the pizza

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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swig

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; draught; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • verb strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
    slog; slug.
    • He slugged me so hard that I passed out

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engorge

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

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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drink

  • noun a single serving of a beverage
    • I asked for a hot drink
    • likes a drink before dinner
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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weed

  • noun any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
  • noun a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
    mourning band.

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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tope

  • noun a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
    stupa.
  • verb drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
    drink.
    • The husband drinks and beats his wife

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degust

  • verb taste with relish
    • degust this wonderful soup

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drain

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drainage.
  • noun tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material

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off

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

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overwork

  • noun the act of working too much or too long
    overworking.
    • he became ill from overwork
  • verb use too much
    • This play has been overworked

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double_up

  • verb bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
    double; double over.
    • He doubled and vomited violently
  • verb share a room or a bed designed for only one person

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peck_at

  • verb eat like a bird
    pick at; peck.
    • The anorexic girl just picks at her food

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take_away

  • verb remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
    bear off; carry away; carry off; bear away.
    • Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands
    • The car carried us off to the meeting
    • I'll take you away on a holiday
    • I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry
  • verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
    withdraw; take; remove.
    • remove a threat
    • remove a wrapper
    • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
    • take the gun from your pocket
    • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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glut

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; surfeit.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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repose

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

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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cloy

  • verb supply or feed to surfeit
    surfeit.
  • verb cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
    pall.
    • Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite

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gormandize

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

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cup

  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    cupful.
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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brutalise

  • verb treat brutally
    brutalize.
  • verb make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
    animalise; animalize; brutalize.
    • Life in the camps had brutalized him

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hay

  • noun grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb convert (plant material) into hay

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board

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

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cannibalize

  • verb eat human flesh
    cannibalise.
  • verb use parts of something to repair something else
    cannibalise.

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habituate

  • verb take or consume (regularly or habitually)
    use.
    • She uses drugs rarely
  • verb make psychologically or physically used (to something)
    accustom.
    • She became habituated to the background music

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bread

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

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raven

  • noun large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
    Corvus corax.
  • verb obtain or seize by violence

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reuse

  • verb use again after processing
    recycle; reprocess.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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characterise

  • verb be characteristic of
    characterize.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?
  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    characterize; qualify.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

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gormandise

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

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bib

  • noun top part of an apron; covering the chest
  • noun a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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using

  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    exploitation; victimisation; victimization.
    • capitalistic exploitation of the working class
    • paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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supping

  • noun ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking
  • verb take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
    sup.

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apart

  • 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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swill

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; slop; slops; pigswill.
  • verb feed pigs
    slop.

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tipple

  • noun a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    draught; potation; draft.
    • they served beer on draft
  • verb drink moderately but regularly
    bib.
    • We tippled the cognac

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snort

  • noun a disrespectful laugh
    snicker; snigger.
  • noun a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    razz; boo; razzing; Bronx cheer; hoot; hiss; raspberry; bird.

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gluttonise

  • verb eat a lot and without restraint
    fress; gluttonize.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

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racking

  • adjective satellite causing great physical or mental suffering
    wrenching.
    • a wrenching pain
  • verb go at a rack
    single-foot; rack.
    • the horses single-footed

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pasture

  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pastureland; ley; grazing land; lea.
  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; forage; grass.

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work_out

  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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humor

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

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for

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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inhuman

  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; insensate; cold-blooded.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction
  • adjective satellite belonging to or resembling something nonhuman
    • something dark and inhuman in form
    • a babel of inhuman noises

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pick_up

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

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stops

  • noun a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
    Michigan; Newmarket; boodle; Chicago.
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop; halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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inject

  • verb give an injection to
    shoot.
    • We injected the glucose into the patient's vein
  • verb to introduce (a new aspect or element)
    • He injected new life into the performance

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run

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

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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nosh

  • noun (Yiddish) a snack or light meal
  • verb eat a snack; eat lightly
    snack.
    • She never loses weight because she snacks between meals

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bolt

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

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do_drugs

  • verb use recreational drugs
    drug.

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inhumanity

  • noun the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
    inhumaneness.
  • noun an act of atrocious cruelty
    atrocity.

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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drain_the_cup

  • verb drink to the last drop
    drink up.
    • drink up--there's more wine coming

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cannibalic

  • adjective satellite marked by barbarity suggestive of a cannibal; rapaciously savage

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commit

  • verb perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
    perpetrate; pull.
    • perpetrate a crime
    • pull a bank robbery
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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bolt_down

  • verb drink down entirely
    drink down; pour down; pop; belt down; down; kill; toss off.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work
  • verb eat a large amount of food quickly
    gobble up; shovel in; garbage down.
    • The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake

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garbage

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; refuse.
  • noun a worthless message
    drivel.

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down

  • 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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harness

  • noun a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  • noun stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart

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gurgle

  • noun the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; guggle; ripple; bubble.
    • babbling brooks

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pig_out

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

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brute

  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; wildcat.
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; beast; animal; fauna; creature.

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cold-blooded

  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; inhuman; insensate.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction
  • adjective having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated)

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avail

  • noun a means of serving
    help; service.
    • of no avail
    • there's no help for it
  • verb use to one's advantage
    • He availed himself of the available resources

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relishing

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    degustation; savoring; savouring; tasting.
    • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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pull_out_all_the_stops

  • verb use all resources available
    • The organizers pulled out all the stops for the centennial meeting

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imbibing

  • noun the act of consuming liquids
    drinking; imbibition.
  • verb take in, also metaphorically
    draw; take up; imbibe; absorb; soak up; take in; suck up; suck; sop up.
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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inhumane

  • adjective lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"
    • humans are innately inhumane
    • biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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cruel

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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torturing

  • noun the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
    torture.
    • it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession
  • verb torment emotionally or mentally
    torment; excruciate; torture; rack.

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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eat_in

  • verb eat at home
    dine in.

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taste

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

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toss

  • noun the act of flipping a coin
    flip.
  • noun (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    flip; pass.
    • the pass was fumbled

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chafed

  • adjective satellite painful from having the skin abraded
    galled.
  • verb become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    chafe; gall; fret.

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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engineering

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    technology.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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put_to_work

  • verb cause to work
    work.
    • he is working his servants hard

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lap_up

  • verb take up with the tongue
    lick; lap.
    • The cat lapped up the milk
    • the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

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victual

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; comestible; eatable.
  • verb supply with food
    • The population was victualed during the war

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drink_down

  • verb drink down entirely
    bolt down; pour down; pop; belt down; down; kill; toss off.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work

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quaff

  • noun a hearty draft
  • verb to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
    gulp; swig.
    • The men gulped down their beers

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pour_down

  • verb drink down entirely
    drink down; bolt down; pop; belt down; down; kill; toss off.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work

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oneself

A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly writen as two words, one's self.
One's self (or more properly oneself), is quite a modern form. In Elizabethan English we find a man's self=one's self. Morris.

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lend

  • verb bestow a quality on
    contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program
  • verb give temporarily; let have for a limited time
    loan.
    • I will lend you my car
    • loan me some money

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dig_in

  • verb occupy a trench or secured area
    entrench.
    • The troops dug in for the night
  • verb eat heartily
    pitch in.
    • The food was placed on the table and the children pitched in

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dismantle

  • verb tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    rase; level; take down; pull down; tear down; raze.
    • The building was levelled
  • verb take apart into its constituent pieces
    take apart; break up; break apart; disassemble.

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fell

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

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wrenching

  • adjective satellite causing great physical or mental suffering
    racking.
    • a wrenching pain
  • verb twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
    twist; wrench.
    • wrench a window off its hinges
    • wrench oneself free from somebody's grip
    • a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest

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agonizing

  • adjective satellite extremely painful
    agonising; excruciating; torturous; torturing; harrowing; torturesome.
  • verb cause to agonize
    agonize; agonise.

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pool

  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    pond.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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fress

  • verb eat a lot and without restraint
    gluttonise; gluttonize.

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polish_off

  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; wrap up; clear up; mop up; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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garbage_down

  • verb eat a large amount of food quickly
    gobble up; shovel in; bolt down.
    • The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake

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toss_off

  • verb write quickly
    fling off; dash off; knock off; scratch off.
    • She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper
    • He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess
  • verb drink down entirely
    drink down; bolt down; pour down; pop; belt down; down; kill.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work

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