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antoinette

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money_box

  • noun a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
    coin bank; bank; savings bank.
    • the coin bank was empty
  • noun a strongbox for holding cash
    till; cashbox.

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letter_box

  • noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
    Post-Office box; POB; call box; PO Box.
  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    postbox; mailbox.

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parcel

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

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ladle

  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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arrange

  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
  • verb make arrangements for
    fix up.
    • Can you arrange a meeting with the President?

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pallbearer

  • noun one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
    bearer.

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situate

  • verb determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    locate.
    • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
    • Locate the boundaries of the property
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    posit; fix; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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trench

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

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settle

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

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window_box

  • noun a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill

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stratify

  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society
  • verb form layers or strata
    • The rock stratifies

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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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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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sit_down

  • verb take a seat
    sit.
  • verb show to a seat; assign a seat for
    sit; seat.
    • The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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sign

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

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nail

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

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insertion

  • noun a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    interpolation.
    • with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told
    • with many insertions in the margins
  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; intromission.

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cigar_box

  • noun a box for holding cigars

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reyad

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showcase

  • noun a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
    show window.
    • it was a showcase for democracy in Africa
  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; display case; vitrine.

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asia

  • noun the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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intromission

  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; insertion.

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sixpack

  • noun a carton containing six bottles or cans
    six pack; six-pack.

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ammunition

  • noun projectiles to be fired from a gun
    ammo.
  • noun any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction

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set_down

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

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honour

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

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packing_case

  • noun a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
    packing box.

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packing

  • noun any material used especially to protect something
    wadding; packing material.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    boxing.

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china

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

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box

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

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casing

  • noun the housing or outer covering of something
    case; shell.
    • the clock has a walnut case
  • noun the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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miniature

  • noun painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    illumination.
  • noun a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
    toy.

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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ballot_box

  • noun a box where voters deposit their ballots

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pillow

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

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mite_box

  • noun box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
    poor box; alms box.

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wall_in

  • verb enclose with a wall
    wall up.

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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frame_in

  • verb enclose in or as if in a frame
    frame; border.
    • frame a picture

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replace

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

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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inclosure

  • noun something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
    enclosure.
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; enclosure; enclosing.

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cedar_chest

  • noun a chest made of cedar

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blank_space

  • noun a blank area
    place; space.
    • write your name in the space provided

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jewel_casket

  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    casket.

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casket

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    coffin.
  • noun small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
    jewel casket.

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toy_box

  • noun chest for storage of toys
    toy chest.

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wall_up

  • verb enclose with a wall
    wall in.

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swallow_up

  • verb enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
    eat up; swallow; bury; immerse.
    • The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

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postpose

  • verb place after another constituent in the sentence
    • Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them

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pigeonhole

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

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cram

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; chock up.
    • the theater was jampacked
  • verb put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
    • cram books into the suitcase

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type

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

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pallbearing

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pencil

  • noun a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood
  • noun graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
    • the words were scribbled in pencil
    • this artist's favorite medium is pencil

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playbox

  • noun a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
    play-box.

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glass

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

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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play-box

  • noun a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
    playbox.

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install

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

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shelve

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

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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safe-deposit

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; safe-deposit box; deposit box; safety-deposit; lockbox.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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decorative

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

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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pix_chest

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
    pyx; pix; pyx chest.

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lay_over

  • verb interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
    stop over.
    • We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil
  • verb place on top of
    superimpose; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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dyke

  • noun (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
    butch; dike.
  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dam; dike.

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cattle_pen

  • noun a pen for cattle
    corral; cow pen.

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hod

  • noun an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder

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arbor

  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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pergola

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; bower; arbour.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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boxing

  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; fisticuffs.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    packing.

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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till

  • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
    boulder clay.
  • noun a treasury for government funds
    trough; public treasury.

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plant

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

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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spot

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

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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prepose

  • verb place before another constituent in the sentence; Japanese postposes them"
    • English preposes the adpositions

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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caisson

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

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stick_in

  • verb insert casually
    insert; sneak in; slip in.
    • She slipped in a reference to her own work
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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corral

  • noun a pen for cattle
    cow pen; cattle pen.
  • verb enclose in a corral
    • corral the horses

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deposit

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

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framing

  • noun formulation of the plans and important details
    • the framing of judicial decrees
  • noun a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
    frame.
    • the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention
    • the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held

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six

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
    six-spot.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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enclose

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    hold in; confine.

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toolbox

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    tool case; tool cabinet; tool chest.

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fix

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

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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close_in

  • verb advance or converge on
    draw in.
    • The police were closing in on him
  • verb surround completely
    inclose; shut in; enclose.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence

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carton

  • noun the quantity contained in a carton
    cartonful.
  • noun a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top

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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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imbricate

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

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brick_over

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick up; brick in.

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dam

  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dike; dyke.
  • noun a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
    dekameter; decameter; dekametre; dkm; decametre.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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dike

  • noun (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
    butch; dyke.
  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dam; dyke.

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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coffer

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

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silver

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

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bank

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

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alms_box

  • noun box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
    mite box; poor box.

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toy_chest

  • noun chest for storage of toys
    toy box.

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encasket

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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positioner

  • noun (computer science) the actuator that moves a read/write head to the proper data track
    rotary actuator.

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enclosure

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

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container

  • noun any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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wedding_chest

  • noun chest for storage of clothing (trousseau) and household goods in anticipation of marriage
    hope chest.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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envelop

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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intersperse

  • verb place at intervals in or among
    • intersperse exclamation marks in the text
  • verb introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
    interlard.

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bandbox

  • noun a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)

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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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superimpose

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

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strongbox

  • noun a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
    deedbox.

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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tool_chest

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    tool case; toolbox; tool cabinet.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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hedge_in

  • verb enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
    hedge.
    • hedge the property

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steven

Voice; speech; language. Obs. or Scot.
Ye have as merry a steven As any angel hath that is in heaven. Chaucer.

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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pandora's_box

  • noun (Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it; she gave in to her curiosity and opened it; all the miseries and evils flew out to afflict mankind

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blank

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

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encasement

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case
    incasement.

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casketless

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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introduction

  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; debut; entry; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line
  • noun the first section of a communication

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shoebox

  • noun a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment)
  • noun an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes

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vitrine

  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; display case; showcase.

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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chaser

  • noun a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    pursuer.
    • always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • noun a drink to follow immediately after another drink

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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tool

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

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rope_off

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope in; cordon off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred

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embattle

  • verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
    • an embattled castle
  • verb prepare for battle or conflict

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bower

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; pergola; arbour.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park
  • verb enclose in a bower
    embower.

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cereal

  • noun grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
    cereal grass.
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; grain.

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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safe-deposit_box

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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encase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; incase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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seed

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

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gasket

  • noun seal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe joint

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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lid

  • noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    palpebra; eyelid.
    • his lids would stay open no longer
  • noun a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
    • he raised the piano lid

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thomire

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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pyx

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
    pix; pix chest; pyx chest.
  • noun any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
    pix.

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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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chasse

  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    sashay.
  • verb perform a chasse step, in ballet
    sashay.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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siphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    syphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    syphon.

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letter

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

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marry

  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.
  • verb perform a marriage ceremony
    tie; splice; wed.
    • The minister married us on Saturday
    • We were wed the following week
    • The couple got spliced on Hawaii

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topographic

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographical.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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placement

  • noun the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
    arrangement.
    • the arrangement of the furniture
    • the placement of the chairs
  • noun contact established between applicants and prospective employees
    • the agency provided placement services

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enamel

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

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incase

  • verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; encase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

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urn

  • noun a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet
  • noun a large pot for making coffee or tea

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rotary

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

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treasure_chest

  • noun a chest filled with valuables

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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deposit_box

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; safe-deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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recess

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    deferral.
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; niche.

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pyxis

  • noun fruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released
    pyxidium.
  • noun a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Antlia

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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stand_up

  • verb rise to one's feet
    get up; rise; uprise; arise.
    • The audience got up and applauded
  • verb refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

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crate

  • noun a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
  • noun the quantity contained in a crate
    crateful.

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shadow_box

  • noun a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)

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marie_antoinette

  • noun queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793)

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shut_in

  • verb surround completely
    inclose; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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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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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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rack_up

  • verb gain points in a game
    tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
  • verb place in a rack
    • rack pool balls

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sea_chest

  • noun a sailor's storage chest for personal property

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christopher

  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    St. Christopher; Saint Christopher.

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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hedge

  • noun a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    hedgerow.
  • noun any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    hedging.

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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monumental

  • adjective relating or belonging to or serving as a monument
    • the use of the arch in monumental architecture
    • monumental sculptures
  • adjective satellite of outstanding significance
    • Einstein's monumental contributions to physics

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common

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

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fortify

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb enclose by or as if by a fortification
    fort.

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locating

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; location; position.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    localisation; fix; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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set

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

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packing_box

  • noun a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal
    stuffing box.
  • noun a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
    packing case.

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packer

  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    boxer; bagger.
  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    meat packer.

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pyx_chest

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
    pyx; pix; pix chest.

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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packet

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; bundle; package.
  • noun (computer science) a message or message fragment

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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sea

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

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cattle

  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; 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
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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emplace

  • verb provide a new emplacement for guns
  • verb put into place or position
    • the box with the ancestors' ashes was emplaced on the top shelf of the house altar

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bier

  • noun a coffin along with its stand
    • we followed the bier to the graveyard
  • noun a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

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settle_down

  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle.
    • dust settled on the roofs
  • verb become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    settle; root; take root; steady down.
    • He finally settled down

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enwrap

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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pencil_box

  • noun a box for holding pencils
    pencil case.

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emplacement

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

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juxtapose

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

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mailbox

  • noun a private box for delivery of mail
    letter box.
  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    postbox; letter box.

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precious

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

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encapsulate

  • verb enclose in a capsule or other small container
  • verb put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
    capsulise; capsule; capsulize.
    • capsulize the news

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soapbox

  • noun a crate for packing soap
  • noun a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    stump; podium; ambo; pulpit; dais; rostrum.

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cow

  • noun female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
    moo-cow.
  • noun mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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tea_chest

  • noun chest for storing or transporting tea

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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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load

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

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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pencil_case

  • noun a box for holding pencils
    pencil box.

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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packaging

  • noun the business of packing
    • his business is packaging for transport
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; promotion; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas

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underlay

  • noun a pad placed under a carpet
    carpet pad; underlayment; rug pad.
  • verb raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
    • underlay the plate

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degault

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reliquary

  • noun a container where religious relics are stored or displayed (especially relics of saints)

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brick

  • noun rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
  • noun a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy

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six_pack

  • noun a carton containing six bottles or cans
    sixpack; six-pack.

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encapsulation

  • noun the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
    • the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths
  • noun the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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enfold

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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tinderbox

  • noun a dangerous state of affairs; a situation that is a potential source of violence
    • the Balkans are the tinderbox of Europe
  • noun a box for holding tinder

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tuck_box

  • noun a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)

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cask

  • noun the quantity a cask will hold
    caskful.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    barrel.

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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ensconce

  • verb fix firmly
    settle.
    • He ensconced himself in the chair

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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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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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place_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    put down; set down.
    • set down your bags here

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receptacle

  • noun a container that is used to put or keep things in
  • noun enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts

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safety-deposit

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; safe-deposit box; deposit box; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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fortification

  • noun defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
    munition.
  • noun the art or science of strengthening defenses

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document

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    written document; papers.
  • noun anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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visvis

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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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tool_cabinet

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    tool case; toolbox; tool chest.

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superpose

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

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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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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ammunition_chest

  • noun a chest to hold ammunition
    caisson.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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bottle

  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottleful.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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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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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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munition

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; arms.
  • noun military supplies
    ordnance; ordnance store.

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setting

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

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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envelopment

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    inclosure; enclosure; enclosing.

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east

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

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versailles

  • noun a city in north central France near Paris; site of the Palace of Versailles that was built by Louis XIV in the 17th century
  • noun a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
    Palace of Versailles.

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rotary_actuator

  • noun (computer science) the actuator that moves a read/write head to the proper data track
    positioner.

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cordon

  • noun a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
  • noun cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank

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boxer

  • noun someone who fights with his fists for sport
    pugilist.
  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    packer; bagger.

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cedar

  • noun any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
    cedar tree.
  • noun durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
    cedarwood.

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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put_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    place down; set down.
    • set down your bags here
  • verb put in a horizontal position
    repose; lay.
    • lay the books on the table
    • lay the patient carefully onto the bed

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insert

  • noun a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  • noun an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
    inset.

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poor_box

  • noun box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
    mite box; alms box.

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deedbox

  • noun a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
    strongbox.

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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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popular

  • adjective regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
    • a popular tourist attraction
    • a popular girl
    • cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular
  • adjective satellite carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    • the popular vote
    • popular representation
    • institutions of popular government

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ark

  • noun (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
    Ark of the Covenant.
  • noun a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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cow_pen

  • noun a pen for cattle
    corral; cattle pen.

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jewellery

  • noun an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
    jewelry.

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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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instal

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

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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ballot

  • noun a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; voting; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person

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lockbox

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; safe-deposit box; deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit.

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jewelry

  • noun an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
    jewellery.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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pen

  • noun a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  • noun an enclosure for confining livestock

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snuggle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; cuddle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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tool_case

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    toolbox; tool cabinet; tool chest.

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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poise

  • noun a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
  • noun a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

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step

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

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mite

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; tinge.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

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bury

  • verb cover from sight
    • Afghani women buried under their burkas
  • verb place in a grave or tomb
    lay to rest; inhume; inter; entomb.
    • Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square
    • The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids
    • My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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package

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; bundle.
  • noun a wrapped container
    parcel.

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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tee_up

  • verb make detailed arrangements or preparations
  • verb place on a tee
    tee.
    • tee golf balls

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marshal

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

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rope_in

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope off; cordon off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred
  • verb draw in as if with a rope; lure
    • The agent had roped in several customers

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topographic_point

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet

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put_in

  • verb introduce
    insert; stick in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here
  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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safety_deposit_box

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safe-deposit box; deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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cordon_off

  • verb divide by means of a rope
    rope in; rope off.
    • The police roped off the area where the crime occurred

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paintbox

  • noun a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint

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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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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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sow

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

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wrap

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

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caseful

  • noun the quantity contained in a case
    case.

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hope_chest

  • noun chest for storage of clothing (trousseau) and household goods in anticipation of marriage
    wedding chest.

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six-pack

  • noun a carton containing six bottles or cans
    six pack; sixpack.

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put_back

  • verb put something back where it belongs
    replace.
    • replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it
    • please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them
  • verb cost a certain amount
    knock back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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ivory

  • noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    tusk.
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    pearl; off-white; bone.

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relic

  • noun an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
  • noun something of sentimental value
    token; souvenir; keepsake.

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form

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

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cabinet

  • noun a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
  • noun persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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glass_in

  • verb enclose with glass
    glass.
    • glass in a porch

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upend

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

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bagger

  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    packer; boxer.
  • noun a machine for putting objects or substances into bags

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arbour

  • noun a framework that supports climbing plants
    arbor; bower; pergola.
    • the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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ark_of_the_covenant

  • noun (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
    Ark.

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brick_in

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick up; brick over.

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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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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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mislay

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    misplace; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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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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nestle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    cuddle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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incasement

  • noun the act of enclosing something in a case
    encasement.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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sarcophagus

  • noun a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

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flat

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

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pix

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
    pyx; pix chest; pyx chest.
  • noun any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
    pyx.

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sheath

  • noun a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
  • noun an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
    case.

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ship

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

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brick_up

  • verb wall up with brick
    brick in; brick over.

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fencing

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fence.
  • noun material for building fences
    fencing material.

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shrine

  • noun a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
  • verb enclose in a shrine
    enshrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

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cereal_box

  • noun a paper box in which breakfast cereals are sold

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display_case

  • noun a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
    case; vitrine; showcase.

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place_upright

  • verb put into an upright position
    stand up; stand.
    • Can you stand the bookshelf up?

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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misplace

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

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bundle

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; package.
  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    sheaf.

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fence_in

  • verb enclose with a fence
    fence.
    • we fenced in our yard
  • verb surround with a wall in order to fortify
    wall; surround; palisade; fence.

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cashbox

  • noun a strongbox for holding cash
    money box; till.

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schwerdfeger

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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jewel

  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    precious stone; gem.
  • noun a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
    gem.

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time

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

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Words are expressive, emotive, nuanced, subtle, erudite and discerning!

Unfortunately words are sometimes also elusive, deceptive, fleeting in memory.

Through months of bittersweet labor, we finally have assembled words together by context. A novel way to search for new and elusive words. Hope they help you!

Are we in the right direction? Are your needs fulfilled? If so how? Is there anything we can do or do better? Please let us know in the feedback form!