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confabulation (Also confabulations) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to confabulation

voluble

  • adjective marked by a ready flow of speech
    • she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations

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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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disorganized_type_schizophrenia

  • noun a form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions
    hebephrenia; disorganized schizophrenia; hebephrenic schizophrenia.

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odd_man_out

  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.

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daftness

  • noun informal terms for insanity
    flakiness; craziness.

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shoot_the_breeze

  • verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; chitchat; jaw; claver; visit; chaffer; chat; natter; gossip; chatter; confabulate.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

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expostulation

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    objection; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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pelham_grenville_wodehouse

  • noun English writer known for his humorous novels and stories (1881-1975)
    P. G. Wodehouse; Wodehouse.

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yenta

  • noun (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant
  • noun (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal

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wouk

  • noun United States writer (born in 1915)
    Herman Wouk.

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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malarky

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    jazz; nothingness; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz

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intercommunication

  • noun mutual communication; communication with each other
    • they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships

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burgess

  • noun English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
    Anthony Burgess.
  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgher.

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preface

  • noun a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
    prolusion; foreword.
  • verb furnish with a preface or introduction
    introduce; precede; premise.
    • She always precedes her lectures with a joke
    • He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

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melanie_klein

  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Klein.

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psychopathic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathologic; psychopathological.

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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plath

  • noun United States writer and poet (1932-1963)
    Sylvia Plath.

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muriel_sarah_spark

  • noun Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
    Spark; Dame Muriel Spark; Muriel Spark.

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emile_gaboriau

  • noun French writer considered by some to be a founder of the detective novel (1832-1873)
    Gaboriau.

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lyrist

  • noun a person who writes the words for songs
    lyricist.

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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imamu_amiri_baraka

  • noun United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)
    Baraka; LeRoi Jones.

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g._k._chesterton

  • noun conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton; Chesterton.

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sign_language

  • noun language expressed by visible hand gestures
    signing.

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publicizer

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicist; publiciser.

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intercessor

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intermediary; mediator.

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howells

  • noun United States writer and editor (1837-1920)
    William Dean Howells.

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psychotic_person

  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis
    psychotic; psycho.

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mikhail_yurievich_lermontov

  • noun Russian writer (1814-1841)
    Lermontov.

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manic

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    frenzied.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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yodel

  • noun a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
  • verb sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
    descant; warble.
    • The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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prattler

  • noun someone who speaks in a childish way

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frankness

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; candour; directness.
  • noun the trait of being blunt and outspoken
    outspokenness.

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confabulatory

Of the nature of familiar talk; in the form of a dialogue. Weever.

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military_adviser

  • noun a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
    military advisor.

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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monologue

  • noun speech you make to yourself
    soliloquy.
  • noun a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

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chew

  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    plug; wad; quid; cud; chaw.
  • noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    manduction; chewing; mastication.

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mumbling

  • noun indistinct enunciation
  • noun ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
    gumming.

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sweet_nothings

  • noun inconsequential expressions of affection
    honeyed words.
    • he whispered sweet nothings into her ear

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phoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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christie

  • noun prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
    Agatha Christie; Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie.

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van_doren

  • noun United States writer and literary critic (1885-1950)
    Carl Van Doren; Carl Clinton Van Doren.

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bernard_malamud

  • noun United States writer (1914-1986)
    Malamud.

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yack

  • noun noisy talk
    chatter; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    jaw; yap away; yack away; rattle on.

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collins

  • noun English writer noted for early detective novels (1824-1889)
    Wilkie Collins; William Wilkie Collins.
  • noun tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
    Tom Collins.

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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prosody

  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    inflection.
  • noun (prosody) a system of versification
    poetic rhythm; rhythmic pattern.

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behavior_modification

  • noun psychotherapy that seeks to extinguish or inhibit abnormal or maladaptive behavior by reinforcing desired behavior and extinguishing undesired behavior
    behavior therapy.

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poetiser

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; rhymer.

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panegyrist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    eulogist.

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signalize

  • verb provide with traffic signals
    signalise.
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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neb

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    snout.
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; beak.

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raymond_chandler

  • noun United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
    Raymond Thornton Chandler; Chandler.

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walker_percy

  • noun United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
    Percy.

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prate

  • noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
    prattle; chin music; blether; idle talk.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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heliograph

  • noun an apparatus for sending telegraphic messages by using a mirror to turn the sun's rays off and on
  • verb signal by means of a mirror and the using the sun's rays

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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linguistic_communication

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    language.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

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greene

  • noun English novelist and Catholic (1904-1991)
    Graham Greene; Henry Graham Greene.

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wanton

  • noun lewd or lascivious woman
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton away; piddle.

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conversational

  • adjective satellite characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
    colloquial.
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style
    • the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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unstableness

  • noun the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute
    instability.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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ridicule

  • noun language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    derision.

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sir_thomas_malory

  • noun English writer who published a translation of romances about King Arthur taken from French and other sources (died in 1471)
    Malory; Thomas Malory.

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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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puff

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

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brain-teaser

  • noun a difficult problem
    riddle; conundrum; enigma.

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verbalise

  • verb be verbose
    verbalize.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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neurologist

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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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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semantic_memory

  • noun your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts

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maunder

  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

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verbalism

  • noun the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    verbal expression; expression.
    • expressions of good will
    • he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    • the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours
  • noun overabundance of words
    verbiage.

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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tobias_smollett

  • noun Scottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)
    Smollett; Tobias George Smollett.

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oliver_wendell_holmes

  • noun United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)
    Holmes.

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henry_david_thoreau

  • noun United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)
    Thoreau.

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dame_daphne_du_maurier

  • noun English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)
    Daphne du Maurier; du Maurier.

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browne

  • noun English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
    Hablot Knight Browne; Phiz.
  • noun United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
    Charles Farrar Browne; Artemus Ward.

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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solomon_bellow

  • noun United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
    Bellow; Saul Bellow.

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tremens

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korsakoff

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joseph_hilaire_peter_belloc

  • noun English author (born in France) remembered especially for his verse for children (1870-1953)
    Hilaire Belloc; Belloc.

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grumbler

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; bellyacher.

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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schiller

  • noun German romantic writer (1759-1805)
    Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller.

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yakety

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kannada-speaking

  • adjective satellite able to communicate in Kannada

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call

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

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minstrel

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; folk singer; poet-singer.
  • noun a performer in a minstrel show

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rumormonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; gossip.

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james_michener

  • noun United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)
    Michener; James Albert Michener.

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leaky

  • adjective permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases
    • a leaky roof
    • a leaky defense system
  • adjective satellite used informally; unable to retain urine

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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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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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j.r.r._tolkien

  • noun British philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)
    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien; Tolkien.

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scaremonger

  • noun a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble
    stirrer.

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blather

  • noun foolish gibberish
    blatherskite.
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; smatter; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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bombast

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; claptrap; rant.

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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blabbermouth

  • noun someone who gossips indiscreetly
    telltale; tattler; taleteller; tattletale; talebearer.

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map_collection

  • noun a collection of maps in book form
    atlas; book of maps.

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loquaciousness

  • noun the quality of being wordy and talkative
    garrulity; loquacity; garrulousness; talkativeness.

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thomas_wolfe

  • noun United States writer who has written extensively on American culture (born in 1931)
    Wolfe; Tom Wolfe; Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr..
  • noun United States writer best known for his autobiographical novels (1900-1938)
    Wolfe; Thomas Clayton Wolfe.

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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dogma

  • noun a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
    tenet.
  • noun a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
    • he believed all the Marxist dogma

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emerson

  • noun United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)
    Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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frenzy

  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; delirium; craze; hysteria.

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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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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scribble

  • noun poor handwriting
    scratch; scrawl; cacography.
  • noun an aimless drawing
    scrabble; doodle.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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schizophrenic_psychosis

  • noun any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
    dementia praecox; schizophrenia; schizophrenic disorder.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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written_communication

  • noun communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
    black and white; written language.

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henri_rene_albert_guy_de_maupassant

  • noun French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
    Maupassant; Guy de Maupassant.

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work

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

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steele

  • noun English writer (1672-1729)
    Sir Richrd Steele.

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bram_stoker

  • noun Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)
    Stoker; Abraham Stoker.

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coue

  • noun French psychotherapist who claimed that if one imagined one was getting better, one would get better (1857-1926)
    Emile Coue.

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gogol

  • noun Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852)
    Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol.

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gossiping

  • noun a conversation that spreads personal information about other people
    gossipmongering.
  • verb wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies
    gossip; dish the dirt.
    • She won't dish the dirt

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crackers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
    cracker.

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wedding_guest

  • noun a guest at a wedding

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wilhelm_grimm

  • noun the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)
    Wilhelm Karl Grimm; Grimm.

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taradiddle

  • noun a trivial lie
    fib; tale; story; tarradiddle.
    • he told a fib about eating his spinach
    • how can I stop my child from telling stories?
  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.

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give

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

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ring_lardner

  • noun United States humorist and writer of satirical short stories (1885-1933)
    Ringgold Wilmer Lardner; Lardner.

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round_table

  • noun a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views
    round-table conference; roundtable.
    • a roundtable on the future of computing
  • noun (legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights
    King Arthur's Round Table.

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statutory_law

  • noun the body of laws created by legislative statutes

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counseling

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    guidance; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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berenstein

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cookery

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

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swearer

  • noun someone who uses profanity
  • noun someone who takes a solemn oath

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polemist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemicist.

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james_fenimore_cooper

  • noun United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)
    Cooper.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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enquiry

  • noun an instance of questioning
    inquiry; interrogation; question; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun a search for knowledge
    inquiry; research.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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vox

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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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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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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jessica_mitford

  • noun United States writer (born in England) who wrote on American culture (1917-1996)
    Jessica Lucy Mitford; Mitford.

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irving

  • noun United States writer remembered for his stories (1783-1859)
    Washington Irving.
  • noun United States writer of darkly humorous novels (born in 1942)
    John Irving.

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gardner

  • noun United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
    Isabella Stewart Gardner.
  • noun writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)
    Erle Stanley Gardner.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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enquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; inquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; investigate.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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symposium

  • noun a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations

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memorization

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

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ringgold_wilmer_lardner

  • noun United States humorist and writer of satirical short stories (1885-1933)
    Ring Lardner; Lardner.

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publiciser

  • noun someone who publicizes