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circumnavigate (Also circumnavigating, circumnavigated, circumnavigates) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to circumnavigate

sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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atom

  • noun (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; particle; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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junketing

  • noun taking an excursion for pleasure
  • verb go on a pleasure trip
    junketeer; junket.

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wrestle

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestling; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • verb combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force
    • He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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bomber

  • noun a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
  • noun a person who plants bombs

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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amphibious_aircraft

  • noun an airplane designed to take off and land on water
    amphibian.

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fend

  • verb try to manage without help
    • The youngsters had to fend for themselves after their parents died
  • verb withstand the force of something
    resist; stand.
    • The trees resisted her
    • stand the test of time
    • The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow

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jet-propelled_plane

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet; jet plane.

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chicken-fight

  • verb fight while sitting on somebody's shoulders
    chickenfight.

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glide

  • noun a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    semivowel.
  • noun the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    slide; coast.
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

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circle_round

  • verb move around in a circular motion
    revolve around; circle around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun

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multiengine

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bypass

  • noun a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
    ringway; ring road; beltway.
  • noun a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

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riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    horseback riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    horseback riding.

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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bandy

  • verb toss or strike a ball back and forth
  • verb exchange blows

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fight_off

  • verb force or drive back
    repulse; repel; drive back; rebuff.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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get

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

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recalcitrate

  • verb show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient
    • The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side

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propeller_plane

  • noun an airplane that is driven by a propeller

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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compass

  • noun navigational instrument for finding directions
  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; range; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power

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propeller

  • noun a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
    propellor.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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roving

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    vagabondage; wandering.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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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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fighter_aircraft

  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    attack aircraft; fighter.

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firebomb

  • noun a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)
    incendiary; incendiary bomb.
  • verb attack with incendiary bombs
    • The rioters fire-bombed the stores

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multiengine_airplane

  • noun a plane with two or more engines
    multiengine plane.

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ski-plane

  • noun an airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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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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crossing

  • noun traveling across
  • noun a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
    ford.

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tanker

  • noun a cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk
    oiler; tank ship; oil tanker.
  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tank driver.

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round

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

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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traverse

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; crossbeam; trave.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    transom.

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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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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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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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go

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

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carpet_bomb

  • verb bomb a large area systematically and extensively
    • The U.S. decided to carpet bomb Vietnam

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traveling

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travel; travelling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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drive_back

  • verb force or drive back
    repulse; repel; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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move_around

  • verb pass to the other side of
    turn.
    • turn the corner
    • move around the obstacle
  • verb travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
    travel.

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bear_down

  • verb exert a force with a heavy weight
    drag down; press down on; weigh down; bear down on.
    • The snow bore down on the roof
  • verb contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
    overbear.

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contend

  • verb maintain or assert
    postulate.
    • He contended that Communism had no future
  • verb have an argument about something
    argue; debate; fence.

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chickenfight

  • verb fight while sitting on somebody's shoulders
    chicken-fight.

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tussle

  • noun disorderly fighting
    dogfight; hassle; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.
  • verb fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
    scuffle.
    • the drunken men started to scuffle

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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defend

  • verb argue or speak in defense of
    support; fend for.
    • She supported the motion to strike
  • verb be on the defensive; act against an attack

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atomise

  • verb spray very finely
    atomize.
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomize; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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bomb_out

  • verb make somebody homeless by destroying their houses with bombs

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zap

  • noun a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
    • they gave it another zap of radiation
  • verb strike suddenly and with force
    • This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes

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jet_plane

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet.

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fight_back

  • verb defend oneself
  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; fight down; oppose; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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circumnavigate

  • verb travel around, either by plane or ship
    compass.
    • We compassed the earth

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circle_around

  • verb move around in a circular motion
    circle round; revolve around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun

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bombing

  • noun an attack by dropping bombs
    bombardment.
  • noun the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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delta_wing

  • noun an airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle

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hold_out

  • verb thrust or extend out
    stretch out; extend; exsert; stretch forth; put out.
    • He held out his hand
    • point a finger
    • extend a hand
    • the bee exserted its sting
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; withstand; stand firm.

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intercept

  • noun the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
  • verb seize on its way
    stop.
    • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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staging

  • noun the production of a drama on the stage
    theatrical production.
  • noun a system of scaffolds
    scaffolding.

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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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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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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surround

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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tourney

  • noun a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
    tournament.
  • verb engage in a tourney

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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oppose

  • verb be against; express opposition to
    • We oppose the ban on abortion
  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; fight down; fight back; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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seaplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    hydroplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
    hydroplane.

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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multiengine_plane

  • noun a plane with two or more engines
    multiengine airplane.

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fight_down

  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; oppose; fight back; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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circumnavigation

  • noun traveling around something (by ship or plane)
    • Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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get_back

  • verb recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
    win back.
    • We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company
    • He got back his son from the kidnappers
  • verb take revenge or even out a score
    get even.
    • I cannot accept the defeat--I want to get even

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bombard

  • noun a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
    bombardon.
  • verb cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    pelt.
    • They pelted each other with snowballs

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join_battle

  • verb engage in a conflict
    • The battle over health care reform was joined

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circumvent

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; outfox.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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journeying

  • noun the act of traveling from one place to another
    journey.
  • verb undertake a journey or trip
    travel; journey.

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nuke

  • noun the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb
    atomic warhead; nuclear warhead; thermonuclear warhead.
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    atomize; atomise; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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walk_around

  • verb walk with no particular goal
    walk about; perambulate.
    • we were walking around in the garden
    • after breakfast, she walked about in the park
  • verb walk around something
    circumambulate.

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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tug

  • noun a sudden abrupt pull
    jerk.
  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tugboat; tower; towboat.

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atom-bomb

  • verb bomb with atomic weapons
    nuke.

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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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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scuffle

  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; hassle; rough-and-tumble.
  • noun a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
    scuffle hoe; Dutch hoe.

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joust

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    tilt.
  • verb joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

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hangar_queen

  • noun an airplane with a bad maintenance record

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delta

  • noun a low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a larger body of water
    • the Mississippi River delta
    • the Nile delta
  • noun an object shaped like an equilateral triangle

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uncircumnavigated

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assail

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assault; attack; set on.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly
  • verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    attack.
    • Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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hold

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

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travelling

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travel; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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rebuff

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    slight.
  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; snub.

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duel

  • noun a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
    affaire d'honneur.
  • noun any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)

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join

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

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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attack_aircraft

  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; fighter.

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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air

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

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aeroplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; plane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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reconnaissance

  • noun the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)
    reconnaissance mission.
    • an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

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wandering

  • noun travelling about without any clear destination
    vagabondage; roving.
    • she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; stray; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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repulse

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    snub; rebuff.
  • verb force or drive back
    repel; drive back; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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stop

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

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encompass

  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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letter_bomb

  • noun a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened
    parcel bomb; package bomb.
  • verb send an explosive to
    • The Unabomber letter bombed a number of individuals and institutions

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commuting

  • noun the travel of a commuter
    commutation.
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    commute; transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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hangar

  • noun a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
    repair shed; airdock.

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amphibious

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
    amphibian.
  • adjective operating or living on land and in water
    • amphibious vehicles
    • amphibious operations
    • amphibious troops
    • frogs are amphibious animals

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hydrogen

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

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travel

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

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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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circumambient

Surrounding; inclosing or being on all sides; encompassing. "The circumambient heaven." J. Armstrong.

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repel

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders
  • verb be repellent to; cause aversion in
    repulse.

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out

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

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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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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fare

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

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war

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

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reconnaissance_plane

  • noun a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy

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combat

  • noun an engagement fought between two military forces
    armed combat.
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; fighting; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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circumnavigate

  • verb travel around, either by plane or ship
    compass.
    • We compassed the earth

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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skirmish

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    encounter; brush; clash.
  • verb engage in a skirmish

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journey

  • noun the act of traveling from one place to another
    journeying.
  • verb undertake a journey or trip
    travel.

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propel

  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel.
    • Steam propels this ship
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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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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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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lap

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

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revolve_around

  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work
  • verb move around in a circular motion
    circle round; circle around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun

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stand_firm

  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; withstand; hold out.
  • verb refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
    stand fast; hold firm; stand pat.

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skip-bomb

  • verb attack with delayed release bombs

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fighter

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; combatant; belligerent; battler.
  • noun a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    fighter aircraft; attack aircraft.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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atomize

  • verb spray very finely
    atomise.
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomise; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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feud

  • noun a bitter quarrel between two parties
  • verb carry out a feud
    • The two professors have been feuding for years

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opposing

  • adjective satellite characterized by active hostility
    opponent.
    • opponent (or opposing) armies
  • verb be against; express opposition to
    oppose.
    • We oppose the ban on abortion

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amphibian

  • noun a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
    amphibious vehicle.
  • noun an airplane designed to take off and land on water
    amphibious aircraft.

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fistfight

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    slugfest; fisticuffs.
  • verb fight with the fists
    • The man wanted to fist-fight

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tanker_plane

  • noun an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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