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vehicular_traffic

  • noun the aggregation of vehicles coming and going in a particular locality
    vehicle traffic.

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radio_receiver

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

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saver

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

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try_out

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

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woods

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

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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vascular

  • adjective of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
    • vascular constriction
    • a vascular bundle

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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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simple_fruit

  • noun an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry
    bacca.

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car_traffic

  • noun cars coming and going
    automobile traffic.

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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yarn

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

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quadruple

  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quartette; quadruplet; quartet.
  • noun a quantity that is four times as great as another

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send_word

  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; apprise; give notice; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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recycle

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

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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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insurable_interest

  • noun an interest in a person or thing that will support the issuance of an insurance policy; an interest in the survival of the insured or in the preservation of the thing that is insured

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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categorisation

  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

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marine_law

  • noun the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
    maritime law; admiralty law.

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pine_nut

  • noun edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
    pignolia; pinon nut.

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impart

  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; pass on.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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sensory_receptor

  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    receptor; sense organ.

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tax_income

  • noun government income due to taxation
    tax revenue; taxation; revenue.

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appropriation

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

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jack

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

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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exaggerate

  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; overstate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise; amplify.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
  • verb do something to an excessive degree
    overdo.
    • He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups

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pinch

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

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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blat_out

  • verb announce loudly
    blare out.

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bequeath

  • verb leave or give by will after one's death
    will; leave.
    • My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry
    • My grandfather left me his entire estate

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semicircular_canal

  • noun one of three tube loops filled with fluid and in planes nearly at right angles with one another; concerned with equilibrium

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whist

  • noun a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six
    long whist; short whist.

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charter

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

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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disbud

  • verb thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
  • verb destroy undeveloped horn buds (of cattle)

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give_notice

  • verb terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
    give the axe; send away; give the sack; fire; dismiss; terminate; displace; sack; force out; can.
    • The boss fired his secretary today
    • The company terminated 25% of its workers
  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; apprise; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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heterogenous

  • adjective consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
    heterogeneous.
    • the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous
  • adjective originating outside the body
    heterogeneous.

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direct

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

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batch

  • noun all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; 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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second

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

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fabulous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing
    fab.
    • a fabulous vacation
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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vegetal

  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetative; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor
  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
    vegetative.

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news_report

  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; account; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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social_group

  • noun people sharing some social relation

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conduct

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

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remilitarisation

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarization.

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natural_covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover

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increasing

  • adjective becoming greater or larger
    • increasing prices
  • verb become bigger or greater in amount
    increase.
    • The amount of work increased

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public_library

  • noun a nonprofit library maintained for public use

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metadata

  • noun data about data
    • a library catalog is metadata because it describes publications

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cull

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

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cut_back

  • verb return in time
    flash back.
    • the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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mother_hen

  • noun a person who cares for the needs of others (especially in an overprotective or interfering way)
  • noun a hen with chicks

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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receiving_system

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiver.

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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conglomerate

  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
    pudding stone.
  • noun a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
    empire.

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deposition

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

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sextet

  • noun a musical composition written for six performers
    sestet; sextette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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interpret

  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; construe.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?
  • verb give an interpretation or explanation to
    rede.

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data_point

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    datum.

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property

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

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study

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

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degressive

  • adjective satellite going down by steps
  • adjective satellite (of taxes) gradually decreasing in rate on sums below a certain amount

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give_away

  • verb make a gift of
    • She gave away her antique furniture
  • verb make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    disclose; reveal; unwrap; bring out; expose; let on; discover; divulge; break; let out.
    • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
    • The actress won't reveal how old she is
    • bring out the truth
    • he broke the news to her
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case

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rake-off

  • noun a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
    vigorish.

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vintager

  • noun a person who harvests grapes for making wine

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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military

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

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computer_programing

  • noun creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something
    programming; computer programming; programing.

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giant_clam

  • noun a large clam inhabiting reefs in the souther