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continence (Also continences) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to continence

stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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urinary

  • adjective of or relating to the function or production or secretion of urine
  • adjective of or relating to the urinary system of the body

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all

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

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perseverance

  • noun persistent determination
    persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseveration; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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lack

  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; want.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  • verb be without
    miss.
    • This soup lacks salt
    • There is something missing in my jewelry box!

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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lubrication

  • noun the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
  • noun an application of a lubricant to something

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vacuolisation

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolation; vacuolization.

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toter

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    carrier; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier

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recess

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

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trash_can

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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body_bag

  • noun a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed
    human remains pouch; personnel pouch.

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hyalinization

  • noun the state of being hyaline or having become hyaline
    hyalinisation.
    • the patient's arterioles showed marked hyalinization

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dish

  • noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • noun a particular item of prepared food
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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milk

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

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retention

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; holding.
  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retentivity; retentiveness; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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feeding

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

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tenseness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tautness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; stress.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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flask

  • noun bottle that has a narrow neck
  • noun the quantity a flask will hold
    flaskful.

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butter_dish

  • noun a small dish (often with a cover) for holding butter at the table

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steam_boiler

  • noun sealed vessel where water is converted to steam
    boiler.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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snifter

  • noun a globular glass with a small top; used for serving brandy
    brandy snifter; brandy glass.

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watch_glass

  • noun laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker
  • noun a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
    crystal; watch crystal.

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wheeled

  • adjective having wheels; often used in combination
  • verb change directions as if revolving on a pivot
    wheel; wheel around.
    • They wheeled their horses around and left

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tuck_box

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

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unsusceptibility

  • noun the state of not being susceptible
    immunity.
    • unsusceptibility to rust

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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casserole

  • noun food cooked and served in a casserole
  • noun large deep dish in which food can be cooked and served

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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ambience

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    atmosphere; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambiance.

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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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unsoundness

  • noun a condition of damage or decay
  • noun a misconception that is fallacious and not true or valid
    • the unsoundness of his conclusion was obvious

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coin_bank

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

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tenacious

  • adjective good at remembering
    recollective; long; retentive.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    dour; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion

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glasses_case

  • noun a case for carrying spectacles

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coop

  • noun a farm building for housing poultry
    hencoop; chicken coop; henhouse.
  • noun an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
    cage.

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cargo_deck

  • noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
    storage area; cargo area; hold; cargo hold.

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ladle

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

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crate

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

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detention

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; custody; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
    • the detention of tardy pupils

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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spoon

  • noun a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  • noun as much as a spoon will hold
    spoonful.
    • he added two spoons of sugar

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trough

  • noun a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)
  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    gutter.

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knapsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack.

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hot-water_bag

  • noun a stoppered receptacle (usually made of rubber) that is to be filled with hot water and used for warming a bed or parts of the body
    hot-water bottle.

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drinking

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

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austerity

  • noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
    nonindulgence; asceticism.

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bringing

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    delivery.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    bring; take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point

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boundary_line

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; mete.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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pillbox

  • noun a small round woman's hat
    turban; toque.
  • noun a small case for holding pills

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liqueur_glass

  • noun a small glass for serving a small amount of liqueur (typically after dinner)

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burn_bag

  • noun a bag into which secret documents are placed before being burned

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stiff

  • noun an ordinary man
    • a lucky stiff
    • a working stiff
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    remains; clay; corpse; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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iniquity

  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    dark; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness
  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    wickedness; evil; immorality.

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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hive

  • noun a teeming multitude
  • noun a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
    beehive.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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moralism

  • noun a moral maxim
  • noun judgments about another person's morality
    • he could not stand her hectoring moralism

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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porter

  • noun a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; hall porter.

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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reticule

  • noun a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries
  • noun a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument
    graticule; reticle.

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aerosol_bomb

  • noun a bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive
    fuel-air bomb; thermobaric bomb; volume-detonation bomb; vacuum bomb.
    • a thermobaric bomb can create overpressures equal to an atomic bomb
  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol can; aerosol; spray can.

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waggon

  • noun any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    wagon.
  • noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
    station waggon; wagon; station wagon; beach waggon; beach wagon; estate car.

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soup_spoon

  • noun a spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup
    soupspoon.

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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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gasbag

  • noun a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
    windbag.
  • noun the bag containing the gas in a balloon
    envelope.

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tea

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

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railing

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail.
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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pepper

  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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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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penny_bank

  • noun a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
    piggy bank.

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common_carrier

  • noun a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
    carrier.

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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hamper

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; shackle; bond.
  • noun a basket usually with a cover

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cigar_box

  • noun a box for holding cigars

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cargo

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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aerosol_container

  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol can; aerosol; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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darkness

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    dark.
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; shadow.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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continence

  • noun the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
    continency.
  • noun voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge

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refractory

  • noun lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    furnace lining.
  • adjective satellite not responding to treatment
    stubborn.
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains

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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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tricycle

  • noun a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
    velocipede; trike.

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watering_pot

  • noun a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants
    watering can.

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laxity

  • noun the condition of being physiologically lax
    laxness.
    • baths can help the laxness of the bowels
  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; remissness.

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oilcan

  • noun a can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery

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parfait_glass

  • noun a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served

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skep

  • noun a large round wicker basket (used on farms)
  • noun a domed beehive made of twisted straw

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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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slinger_ring

  • noun dispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades

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continency

  • noun the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
    continence.

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box_up

  • verb enclose or confine as if in a box
    box in.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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ennoblement

  • noun the state of being noble
  • noun the act of raising someone to the nobility

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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astigmia

  • noun (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
    astigmatism.
  • noun (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
    astigmatism.

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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embank

  • verb enclose with banks, as for support or protection
    • The river was embanked with a dyke

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honour

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

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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sick_bag

  • noun a bag provided on an airplane for passengers who are suffering from airsickness and need to vomit
    sickbag.

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teleportation

  • noun a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another

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dustpan

  • noun the quantity that a dustpan will hold
    dustpanful.
  • noun a short-handled receptacle into which dust can be swept

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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packing

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

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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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serving_dish

  • noun a dish used for serving food

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rightness

  • noun according with conscience or morality
  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    appropriateness.

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saddlebag

  • noun a large bag (or pair of bags) hung over a saddle

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planter

  • noun the owner or manager of a plantation
    plantation owner.
  • noun a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

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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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beanbag

  • noun a small cloth bag filled with dried beans; thrown in games

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nebuliser

  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    atomizer; spray; sprayer; atomiser; nebulizer.

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moustache

  • noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
    mustache.
    • he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

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water_glass

  • noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
    soluble glass; sodium silicate.
  • noun a glass for drinking water

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fetch

  • noun the action of fetching
  • verb go or come after and bring or take back
    bring; convey; get.
    • Get me those books over there, please
    • Could you bring the wine?
    • The dog fetched the hat

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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shot_glass

  • noun a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
    pony; jigger.

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ballot_box

  • noun a box where voters deposit their ballots

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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pack

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

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honor

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

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amyotonia

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atony; atonicity.

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mite_box

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

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chaste

  • adjective morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)
    • a holy woman innocent and chaste
  • adjective satellite pure and simple in design or style
    • a chaste border of conventionalized flowers

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ash-bin

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    wastebin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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monocycle

  • noun a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
    unicycle.

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morals

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morality.
  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson; moral.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor

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danger

  • noun the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
    • you are in no danger
    • there was widespread danger of disease
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; risk.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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liqueur

  • noun strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
    cordial.

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sewing_basket

  • noun a workbasket in which sewing materials can be stored

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plenum

  • noun a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present
    • the plenum will vote on all tax increases
  • noun an enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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immurement

  • noun the state of being imprisoned
    imprisonment; incarceration; captivity.
    • he was held in captivity until he died
    • the imprisonment of captured soldiers
    • his ignominious incarceration in the local jail
    • he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon

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porterage

  • noun the charge for carrying burdens by porters
  • noun the transportation of burdens by porters

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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impaction

  • noun the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
  • noun a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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absolution

  • noun the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
    remittal; remission of sin; remission.

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nursing

  • noun the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
  • noun the profession of a nurse

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jewel_casket

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

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cleanness

  • noun the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
  • noun without moral defects

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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coaster_wagon

  • noun a child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting
    wagon.

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lactosuria

  • noun presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation

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wicker

  • noun slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork
  • noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    wickerwork; caning.

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watering

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; tearing; lachrymation.
  • noun wetting with water
    • the lawn needs a great deal of watering

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piggyback

  • noun the act of carrying something piggyback
  • verb ride on someone's shoulders or back

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workbasket

  • noun container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
    workbox; workbag.

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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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virginal

  • noun a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries
    pair of virginals.
  • adjective characteristic of a virgin or virginity
    • virginal white dresses

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dumpster

  • noun a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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butler

  • noun a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
    pantryman.
  • noun English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)
    Samuel Butler.

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mental_condition

  • noun (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    psychological condition; mental state; psychological state.
    • a manic state

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postbag

  • noun letter carrier's shoulder bag
    mailbag.
    • in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag

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highball_glass

  • noun a tall glass for serving highballs

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teaspoon

  • noun as much as a teaspoon will hold
    teaspoonful.
  • noun a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram

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flat

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

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playbox

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

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butter_churn

  • noun a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    churn.

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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impureness

  • noun the condition of being impure
    impurity.

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financial_condition

  • noun the condition of (corporate or personal) finances

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envelope

  • noun a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.
  • noun any wrapper or covering

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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glass

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

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persistence

  • noun the property of a continuous and connected period of time
    continuity.
  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity.

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capaciousness

  • noun intellectual breadth
    roominess.
    • the very capaciousness of the idea meant that agreement on fundamentals was unnecessary
    • his unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess
  • noun spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)
    spaciousness; commodiousness; roominess.
    • the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child
    • roominess in this size car is always a compromise
    • his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to

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virtue

  • noun the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    virtuousness; moral excellence.
  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    merit.
    • work of great merit

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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coquille

  • noun seafood served in a scallop shell
  • noun a dish in the form of a scallop shell

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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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ash_bin

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin.

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cargo_area

  • noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
    storage area; hold; cargo hold; cargo deck.

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aircraft_carrier

  • noun a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
    attack aircraft carrier; flattop; carrier.

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ecological_niche

  • noun (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
    niche.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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litter-basket

  • noun bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish
    litter basket; litterbin.

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play-box

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

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transferral

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transportation; transport.

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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package

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

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back_pack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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wagon

  • noun any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
    waggon.
  • noun van used by police to transport prisoners
    police van; paddy wagon; police wagon; patrol wagon; black Maria.

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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metal_drum

  • noun a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids
    drum.

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coalbin

  • noun a bin for holding coal
    coalhole.

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locket

  • noun a small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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mortar

  • noun a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
    howitzer; trench mortar.
  • noun used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

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coffin

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

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ascetic

  • noun someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    abstainer.
  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetical.
    • ascetic practices

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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sandbag

  • noun a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast
  • verb treat harshly or unfairly

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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inhalator

  • noun a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration
    respirator.
  • noun a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
    inhaler.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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typesetter's_case

  • noun (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
    case; compositor's case.
    • for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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human_remains_pouch

  • noun a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed
    personnel pouch; body bag.

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atony

  • noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
    atonia; atonicity; amyotonia.

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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drawer

  • noun a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  • noun the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else

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evening_bag

  • noun a handbag used with evening wear

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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parcel

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

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transmittal

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmitting.

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hod

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

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backpacking

  • noun carrying something in a pack on the back
    packing.
    • the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts
  • verb hike with a backpack
    backpack; pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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desperation

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    despair.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun desperate recklessness
    • it was a policy of desperation

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portage

  • noun the cost of carrying or transporting
  • noun overland track between navigable waterways

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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comfort

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfortableness.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

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fruition

  • noun the condition of bearing fruit
  • noun enjoyment derived from use or possession

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conveyor_belt

  • noun a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
    transporter; conveyer; conveyer belt; conveyor.

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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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carrier

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
    • refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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box_in

  • verb enclose or confine as if in a box
    box up.

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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tension

  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    stress; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor
  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tautness; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body

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carrier_wave

  • noun a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
    carrier.

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pig

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

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cocktail

  • noun a short mixed drink
  • noun an appetizer served as a first course at a meal

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gunny_sack

  • noun a bag made of burlap
    burlap bag; gunnysack.

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ashcan

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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protuberance

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    • the protuberance of his belly

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homelessness

  • noun the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)

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tool

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

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regularization

  • noun the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
    regularisation.
  • noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
    regulation; regularisation.

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collection

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; accumulation.
  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    compendium.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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normalcy

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normality.
  • noun expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
    normality.

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discomfort

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    uncomfortableness.
  • noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
    soreness; irritation.

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uncomfortableness

  • noun the state of being tense and feeling pain
    discomfort.
  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    self-consciousness; uneasiness.

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susceptibleness

  • noun the state of being susceptible; easily affected
    susceptibility.

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rustiness

  • noun the condition of being coated or clogged with rust
  • noun ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
    • his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up

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ethics

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethical motive; morals; morality.
  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    moral philosophy.

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xerotes

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    dryness; waterlessness.

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nomination

  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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book_bag

  • noun a bag in which students carry their books

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hairlessness

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    depilation.
  • noun the quality of not having hair

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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attack_aircraft_carrier

  • noun a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
    aircraft carrier; flattop; carrier.

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gravy_holder

  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    sauceboat; boat; gravy boat.

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prepossession

  • noun the condition of being prepossessed
    • the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable
  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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tea_maker

  • noun a covered spoon with perforations

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retort

  • noun a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    rejoinder; return; counter; replication; comeback; riposte.
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • noun a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

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horse-drawn_vehicle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses

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cyprian

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; whore; tart.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Cypriote; Cypriot.

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baggage

  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
    luggage.
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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sandbox

  • noun mold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal
  • noun a plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
    sandpit; sandpile.

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hold_in

  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    confine; enclose.
  • verb lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    control; moderate; curb; contain; hold; check.
    • moderate your alcohol intake
    • hold your tongue
    • hold your temper
    • control your anger

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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transporter

  • noun a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
    car transporter.
  • noun a crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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dust_bag

  • noun a bag into which dirt is sucked by a vacuum cleaner
    vacuum bag.

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bathing

  • noun immersing the body in water or sunshine
  • noun the act of washing yourself (or another person)
    washup.

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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jigger

  • noun a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
    shot glass; pony.
  • noun any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
    jiggermast.

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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urine

  • noun liquid excretory product
    weewee; piddle; water; pee; piss.
    • there was blood in his urine
    • the child had to make water

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economic_condition

  • noun the condition of the economy

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censer

  • noun a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
    thurible.

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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enclose

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

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pepper_shaker

  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper
    pepper box; pepper pot.

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thurible

  • noun a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
    censer.

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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caster

  • noun a worker who casts molten metal into finished products
  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    castor.

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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solitary

  • noun confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
    solitary confinement.
    • he was held in solitary
  • noun one who lives in solitude
    troglodyte; recluse; solitudinarian; hermit.

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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tool_bag

  • noun a bag in which tools are carried

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guiltiness

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guilt.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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cat_box

  • noun a receptacle for cat excrement

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mutism

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    muteness.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness

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window

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

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autoclave

  • noun a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments
    sterilizer; steriliser.
  • verb subject to the action of an autoclave

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impeccability

  • noun the quality of being without an error or fault
    faultlessness.
  • noun the quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning

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compositor's_case

  • noun (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
    case; typesetter's case.
    • for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters

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ostensorium

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
    monstrance.

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containerize

  • verb package in a container
    containerise.
    • The cargo was containerized for safe and efficient shipping

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carton

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

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pram

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; stroller; go-cart.

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vehicle

  • noun a conveyance that transports people or objects
  • noun a medium for the expression or achievement of something
    • his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views
    • a congregation is a vehicle of group identity
    • the play was just a vehicle to display her talents

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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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evening

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; eventide; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • noun a later concluding time period
    • it was the evening of the Roman Empire

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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abstemiousness

  • noun restricted to bare necessities
  • noun moderation in eating and drinking

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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flour

  • noun fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
  • verb cover with flour
    • flour fish or meat before frying it

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tucker

  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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catchall

  • noun an enclosure or receptacle for odds and ends

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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paintbox

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

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cage

  • noun an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
    coop.
  • noun something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement

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ash-pan

  • noun a receptacle fitted beneath the grate in which ashes collect and are removed

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bank

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

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bread

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

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subservience

  • noun the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan
    • all his actions were in subservience to the general plan
  • noun in a subservient state
    subservientness.

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clutch

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clench; grasp; hold; 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 a tense critical situation
    • he is a good man in the clutch

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sugar_spoon

  • noun a spoon for serving sugar; often made in the shape of a seashell
    sugar shell.

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silent_butler

  • noun a small receptacle with a handle and a hinged lid; used for collecting crumbs or ashes

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alms_box

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

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cardcase

  • noun a small case for carrying business cards

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nursing_bottle

  • noun a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
    feeding bottle; bottle.

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mode

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a particular functioning condition or arrangement
    • switched from keyboard to voice mode

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embankment

  • noun a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

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measuring_cup

  • noun graduated cup used to measure liquid or granular ingredients

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coalhole

  • noun a bin for holding coal
    coalbin.

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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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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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glasses

  • noun optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
    eyeglasses; spectacles; specs.
  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
    glass.

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piggy_bank

  • noun a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
    penny bank.

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nudeness

  • noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
    nakedness; nudity.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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dishabille

  • noun the state of being carelessly or partially dressed
    deshabille.

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haversack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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house

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

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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ambiance

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; atmosphere.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambience.

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schoolbag

  • noun a bag for carrying school books and supplies
    • found just the right dictionary to fit into his schoolbag

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baby_carriage

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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drinking_glass

  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    glass.

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enclosure

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

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roll-on

  • noun a dispenser of a liquid cosmetic (such as a deodorant) having a revolving ball as an applicator
  • noun a woman's foundation garment rolled on to the hips

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gravy_boat

  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; boat.

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drip_pan

  • noun pan for catching drippings under roasting meat
    dripping pan.
  • noun pan under a refrigerator for collecting liquid waste

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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borderline

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; boundary line; mete.
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    marginal.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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eyebath

  • noun a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball
    eye cup; eyecup.
    • an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain

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tilth

  • noun the state of aggregation of soil and its condition for supporting plant growth
  • noun arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
    cultivated land; farmland; tilled land; ploughland; plowland; tillage.

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pertinacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; persistence.

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sponge_bag

  • noun a waterproof bag for holding bathrooms items (soap and toothpaste etc.) when you are travelling
    toilet bag.

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mustache_cup

  • noun a drinking cup with a bar inside the rim to keep a man's mustache out of the drink
    moustache cup.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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breadbox

  • noun a container used to keep bread or cake in
    bread-bin.

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safety

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

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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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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soap_dispenser

  • noun dispenser of liquid soap

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piggy

  • noun a young pig
    shote; piglet; shoat.
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; swinish; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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cigarette_case

  • noun a small flat case for holding cigarettes; can be carried in a purse or a pocket

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ionisation

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionization.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionization.

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sobriety

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    soberness.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    dryness.

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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sweat_bag

  • noun a porous bag (usually of canvas) that holds water and cools it by evaporation

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trophy_case

  • noun a case in which to display trophies

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soda_can

  • noun a can for holding soft drinks

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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feed_bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    bunk.

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saltshaker

  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt
    salt shaker.

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bandbox

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

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baby_buggy

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; pushchair; perambulator; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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inhaler

  • noun a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
    inhalator.

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ash

  • noun the residue that remains when something is burned
  • noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
    ash tree.

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reinstatement

  • noun the condition of being reinstated
    • her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly
  • noun the act of restoring someone to a previous position
    • we insisted on the reinstatement of the colonel

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muller

  • noun a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation
    ruminator; muser; ponderer.
  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.

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ramekin

  • noun a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
    ramequin.
  • noun a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
    ramequin.

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strongbox

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

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verge

  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; brink.
  • noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    brink.
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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depilation

  • noun the condition of being void of hair
    hairlessness.
  • noun the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
    epilation.

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beehive

  • noun any workplace where people are very busy
  • noun a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
    hive.

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skateboard

  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

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paintball

  • noun a capsule filled with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game of paintball
  • noun a game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them

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dessert_spoon

  • noun a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon

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canister

  • noun a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
    case shot; canister shot.
  • noun metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour
    tin; cannister.

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place

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

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sugar_bowl

  • noun a dish in which sugar is served

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bumper

  • noun a glass filled to the brim (especially as a toast)
    • we quaffed a bumper of ale
  • noun a mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage

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shaker

  • noun a person who wields power and influence
    mover and shaker.
    • a shaker of traditional beliefs
    • movers and shakers in the business world
  • noun a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

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retain

  • verb hold back within
    • This soil retains water
    • I retain this drug for a long time
    • the dam retains the water
  • verb allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
    continue; keep on; keep.
    • We cannot continue several servants any longer
    • She retains a lawyer
    • The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff
    • Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on
    • We kept the work going as long as we could
    • She retained her composure
    • this garment retains its shape even after many washings

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commodiousness

  • noun spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)
    spaciousness; capaciousness; roominess.
    • the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child
    • roominess in this size car is always a compromise
    • his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to

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pannier

  • noun either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)
  • noun a large basket (usually one of a pair) carried by a beast of burden or on by a person

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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bushel

  • noun a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

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feed

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

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wastebin

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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serration

  • noun the condition of being serrated
    • the serrations of a city skyline
  • noun a row of notches
    • the pliers had serrations to improve the grip

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irradiation

  • noun the condition of being exposed to radiation
  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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normality

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normalcy.
  • noun (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
    N.

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time_capsule

  • noun container for preserving historical records to be discovered at some future time

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carry

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

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rolling_stock

  • noun collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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self-restraint

  • noun exhibiting restraint imposed on the self
    temperateness.
    • an effective temperateness in debate

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facilitation

  • noun the condition of being made easy (or easier)
    • social facilitation is an adaptive condition
  • noun (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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workbag

  • noun container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
    workbox; workbasket.

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silent

  • adjective satellite marked by absence of sound
    still; soundless.
    • a silent house
    • soundless footsteps on the grass
    • the night was still
  • adjective satellite failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    mum.
    • the witness remained silent

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spittoon

  • noun a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)
    cuspidor.

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shoebox

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

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vital_capacity

  • noun the maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation (usually tested with a spirometer); used to determine the condition of lung tissue

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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potty

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; can; pot.
  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    chamberpot; thunder mug.

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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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chamberpot

  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    potty; thunder mug.

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wicker_basket

  • noun a basket made of wickerwork

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temperateness

  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    sunshine; fair weather.
  • noun exhibiting restraint imposed on the self
    self-restraint.
    • an effective temperateness in debate

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religious_person

  • noun a person who manifests devotion to a deity

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sexual_morality

  • noun morality with respect to sexual relations
    virtue; chastity.

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crucible

  • noun a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
    melting pot.

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chastity

  • noun abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
    sexual abstention; celibacy.
  • noun morality with respect to sexual relations
    sexual morality; virtue.

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collection_plate

  • noun a shallow receptacle for collection in church
    plate.

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runcible

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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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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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ragbag

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; odds and ends; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.
  • noun a bag in which rags are kept

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sachet

  • noun a small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest

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moderationist

  • noun a moderate drinker (as opposed to a total abstainer)
  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; middle of the roader; moderate.

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bowel

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    intestine; gut.

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celibate

  • noun an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity
  • adjective satellite abstaining from sexual intercourse
    continent.
    • celibate priests

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perambulator

  • noun a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    baby carriage; pusher; baby buggy; pushchair; carriage; pram; stroller; go-cart.

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wastepaper

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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soupspoon

  • noun a spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup
    soup spoon.

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grace_cup

  • noun cup to be passed around for the final toast after a meal

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cereal

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

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garbage_can

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; ashcan; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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packsack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    back pack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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incorruption

  • noun characterized by integrity or probity
    incorruptness.

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physiological_state

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physiological condition; physical condition.

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trash_bin

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash can; trash barrel; dustbin; ash bin.

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ascendance

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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holdall

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    tote bag; tote; carryall.

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trike

  • noun a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
    velocipede; tricycle.

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shopping_bag

  • noun a bag made of plastic or strong paper (often with handles); used to transport goods after shopping

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salt_shaker

  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling salt
    saltshaker.

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brutalization

  • noun the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
    brutalisation.
  • noun the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
    brutalisation.

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bed

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

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guilt

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guiltiness.
  • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

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out-tray

  • noun a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your outgoing material
    out-basket.

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breadbasket

  • noun a geographic region serving as the principal source of grain
  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; stomach; tum.

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dispenser

  • noun a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
  • noun a person who dispenses

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tote_bag

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    holdall; tote; carryall.

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ascendancy

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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air_bag

  • noun a safety restraint in an automobile; the bag inflates on collision and prevents the driver or passenger from being thrown forward

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motivation

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    motive; need.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun the condition of being motivated
    • his motivation was at a high level

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storage_area

  • noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
    cargo area; hold; cargo hold; cargo deck.

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tautness

  • noun the physical condition of being stretched or strained
    tension; tenseness; tensity.
    • it places great tension on the leg muscles
    • he could feel the tenseness of her body
  • noun lack of movement or room for movement
    tightness.

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abstinent

  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    abstainer; nondrinker.
  • adjective satellite self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
    abstentious.
    • not totally abstinent but abstemious

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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tabu

  • noun a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
    taboo.
  • noun an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
    taboo.

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flattop

  • noun a closely cropped haircut; usually for men
    crew cut.
  • noun a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
    attack aircraft carrier; aircraft carrier; carrier.

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container

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

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cavern

  • noun any large dark enclosed space
    • his eyes were dark caverns
  • noun a large cave or a large chamber in a cave

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paper_cup

  • noun a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks
    Dixie cup.

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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churn

  • noun a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    butter churn.
  • verb stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter

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border

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

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dryness

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    waterlessness; xerotes.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    sobriety.

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tucker-bag

  • noun a bag used for carrying food
    • the swagman filled his tuckerbag

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noise_conditions

  • noun the condition of being noisy (as in a communication channel)

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persistency

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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castor

  • noun a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
    caster.
  • noun a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
    Alpha Geminorum.

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petri_dish

  • noun a shallow dish used to culture bacteria

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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savings_bank

  • noun a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
  • noun a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
    coin bank; money box; bank.
    • the coin bank was empty

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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scandalisation

  • noun the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
    scandalization.
  • noun the act of scandalizing
    scandalization; outrage.

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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port

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

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polarization

  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarisation.
  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarisation.

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chest

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

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milk_can

  • noun large can for transporting milk

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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take

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

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frail

  • noun the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  • noun a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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transmit

  • verb transfer to another
    communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease
  • verb transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    impart; carry; convey; conduct; channel.
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat

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beer_glass

  • noun a relatively large glass for serving beer

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soap

  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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pyx

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

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conscience

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    scruples; sense of right and wrong; moral sense.
  • noun conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
    • a person of unflagging conscience

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gravy

  • noun a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats
  • noun the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added
    pan gravy.

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incorruptness

  • noun characterized by integrity or probity
    incorruption.

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pail

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

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rucksack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; backpack; knapsack.

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ascendency

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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sewing

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    stitching.
  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    stitchery.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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shopping_basket

  • noun a handbasket used to carry goods while shopping

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aerosol_can

  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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vessel

  • noun a tube in which a body fluid circulates
    vas.
  • noun a craft designed for water transportation
    watercraft.

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cigarette

  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    fag; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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self-denial

  • noun the trait of practicing self discipline
    self-discipline.
  • noun the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
    self-discipline; self-control.

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ascendence

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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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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dixie_cup

  • noun a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks
    paper cup.

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nosebag

  • noun a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head
    feedbag.

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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prognathism

  • noun the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw

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handcart

  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    go-cart; cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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showcase

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

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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deportment

  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; behavior; conduct.

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aerosol

  • noun a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol can; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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bone-ash_cup

  • noun a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
    refractory pot; cupel.

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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barrel

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

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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water_jacket

  • noun a container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it; especially that surrounding the cylinder block of an engine

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cannikin

  • noun a wooden bucket
  • noun a small can

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atmosphere

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
    standard pressure; atm; standard atmosphere.

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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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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powder_horn

  • noun container for carrying gunpowder; made of the hollow horn of an animal
    powder flask.

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watering_can

  • noun a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants
    watering pot.

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airlift

  • noun transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
    lift.
  • verb fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
    lift.
    • Food is airlifted into Bosnia

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shadow_box

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

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soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda ash.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; pop.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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purity

  • noun being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
    pureness.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    whiteness; sinlessness; innocence; pureness.

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shoe

  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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coffee_can

  • noun a can for storing ground coffee

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portfolio

  • noun a large, flat, thin case for carrying loose papers or drawings or maps; usually leather
    • he remembered her because she was carrying a large portfolio
  • noun a set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
    • the artist had put together a portfolio of his work
    • every actor has a portfolio of photographs

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lighterage

  • noun the fee charged for carrying goods in lighters
  • noun the transportation of goods on a lighter

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stoop

  • noun an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
  • noun basin for holy water
    stoup.

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bedpan

  • noun a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination

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dice

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    die.
  • verb cut into cubes
    cube.
    • cube the cheese

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scooter

  • noun a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
    water scooter; sea scooter.
  • noun child's two-wheeled vehicle operated by foot

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jar

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

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

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transmitting

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmittal.
  • verb transfer to another
    transmit; communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease

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cassette

  • noun a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video

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fuel

  • noun a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
    • more fuel is needed during the winter months
    • they developed alternative fuels for aircraft
  • verb provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
    • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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mailbag

  • noun pouch used in the shipment of mail
    mail pouch.
  • noun letter carrier's shoulder bag
    postbag.
    • in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag

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orderliness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    methodicalness.
  • noun a condition of regular or proper arrangement
    order.
    • he put his desk in order
    • the machine is now in working order

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steriliser

  • noun a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments
    sterilizer; autoclave.

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conveyer_belt

  • noun a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
    transporter; conveyor belt; conveyer; conveyor.

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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preservation

  • noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    saving.
  • noun the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

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carrier_bag

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    poke; paper bag; sack.

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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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astigmatism

  • noun (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
    astigmia.
  • noun (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
    astigmia.

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velocipede

  • noun any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
  • noun a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
    trike; tricycle.

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express

  • noun mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
    express mail.
  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    limited.
    • he caught the express to New York

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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watch_case

  • noun the metal case in which the works of a watch are housed

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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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wheeled_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people
    • the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC

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unicycle

  • noun a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
    monocycle.
  • verb ride a unicycle

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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framing

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

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mechanization

  • noun the condition of having a highly technical implementation
    mechanisation.
  • noun the act of implementing the control of equipment with advanced technology; usually involving electronic hardware
    mechanisation; automation.
    • automation replaces human workers by machines

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scandalization

  • noun the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
    scandalisation.
  • noun the act of scandalizing
    outrage; scandalisation.

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waterlessness

  • noun the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
    dryness; xerotes.

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self-discipline

  • noun the trait of practicing self discipline
    self-denial.
  • noun the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
    self-denial; self-control.

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pencil_box

  • noun a box for holding pencils
    pencil case.

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exoneration

  • noun the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation
  • noun the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
    vindication.
    • friends provided a vindication of his position

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waste-paper_basket

  • noun a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish
    wastebasket; wastepaper basket; circular file; waste basket.

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sleeve

  • noun the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
    arm.
  • noun small case into which an object fits

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ashtray

  • noun a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes

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pitcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; twirler.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm
  • noun an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
    ewer.

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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comfortableness

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfort.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of being at ease in a relationship

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motor_scooter

  • noun a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
    scooter.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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vacuolization

  • noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles
    vacuolisation; vacuolation.

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common

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

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contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

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grab

  • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; snap; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

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retentive

  • adjective good at remembering
    tenacious; recollective; long.
    • a retentive mind
    • tenacious memory
  • adjective having the capacity to retain something

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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wallet

  • noun a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
    notecase; billfold; pocketbook.

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remains

  • noun any object that is left unused or still extant
    • I threw out the remains of my dinner
  • noun the dead body of a human being
    clay; corpse; stiff; cadaver.
    • the cadaver was intended for dissection
    • the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse
    • the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river
    • honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay

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manger

  • noun a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
    trough.

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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natural_enclosure

  • noun a naturally enclosed space
    enclosure.

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environmental_condition

  • noun the state of the environment

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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dustbin

  • noun a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
    ash-bin; wastebin; ashcan; garbage can; ashbin; trash bin; trash can; trash barrel; ash bin.

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frame

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

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bain-marie

  • noun a large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly

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packet

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

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up

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

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welcome

  • noun the state of being welcome
    • don't outstay your welcome
  • noun a greeting or reception
    • the proposal got a warm welcome

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kylix

  • noun a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
    cylix.

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rummer

  • noun a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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golf_bag

  • noun golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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feedbag

  • noun a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head
    nosebag.

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trophy

  • noun an award for success in war or hunting
  • noun something given as a token of victory
    prize.

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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teacup

  • noun as much as a teacup will hold
    teacupful.
  • noun a cup from which tea is drunk

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rosin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    resin.
  • verb rub rosin onto
    • rosin the violin bow

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mug

  • noun the quantity that can be held in a mug
    mugful.
  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; chump; mark.

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identification

  • noun the act of designating or identifying something
    designation.
  • noun evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

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rustication

  • noun the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
  • noun the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner

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lug

  • noun a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast
    lugsail.
  • noun ancient Celtic god
    Lugh.

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drawn

  • adjective satellite showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    careworn; raddled; haggard; worn.
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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boundary

  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    bound; bounds.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    edge; bound.

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conditions

  • noun the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process
    • there were wide variations in the conditions of observation
  • noun the set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare
    • hazardous working conditions
    • harsh living conditions

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pipe_bowl

  • noun a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco
    bowl.

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grab_bag

  • noun an assortment of miscellaneous items
  • noun a container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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cocktail_shaker

  • noun a shaker for mixing cocktails

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extend

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

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fireman's_carry

  • noun the act of carrying a person over your shoulder

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spartan

  • adjective satellite resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity
    • spartan courage
  • noun a resident of Sparta

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mailbox

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

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powder_flask

  • noun container for carrying gunpowder; made of the hollow horn of an animal
    powder horn.

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scuttle

  • noun container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
    coal scuttle.
  • noun an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
    opening; hatchway.

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workbox

  • noun container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
    workbasket; workbag.

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tub

  • noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
    bathing tub; bathtub; bath.
  • noun a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
    vat.

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punnet

  • noun a small light basket used as a measure for fruits

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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ionization

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionisation.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionisation.

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climate

  • noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    clime.
    • the dank climate of southern Wales
    • plants from a cold clime travel best in winter
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    mood.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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tuck

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

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urbanisation

  • noun the condition of being urbanized
    urbanization.
  • noun the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
    urbanization.

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parts

  • noun the local environment
    • he hasn't been seen around these parts in years
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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retentiveness

  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retention; retentivity; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger
  • noun the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired
    retentivity.

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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nebulizer

  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    nebuliser; atomizer; spray; sprayer; atomiser.

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asceticism

  • noun the doctrine that through renunciation of worldly pleasures it is possible to achieve a high spiritual or intellectual state
  • noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
    nonindulgence; austerity.

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storage_tank

  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    tank.

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transmission

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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rail_in

  • verb enclose with rails
    rail.
    • rail in the old graves

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roominess

  • noun intellectual breadth
    capaciousness.
    • the very capaciousness of the idea meant that agreement on fundamentals was unnecessary
    • his unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess
  • noun spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)
    spaciousness; commodiousness; capaciousness.
    • the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child
    • roominess in this size car is always a compromise
    • his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to

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physiological_condition

  • noun the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
    physical condition; physiological state.

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litter_basket

  • noun bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish
    litter-basket; litterbin.

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communication_channel

  • noun (often plural) a means of communication or access
    line; channel.
    • it must go through official channels
    • lines of communication were set up between the two firms

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pencil_case

  • noun a box for holding pencils
    pencil box.

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recycling

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

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dispatch

  • noun an official report (usually sent in haste)
    despatch; communique.
  • noun the act of sending off something
    despatch; shipment.

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wooden_spoon

  • noun a booby prize consisting of a spoon made of wood
  • noun a spoon made of wood

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writing_desk

  • noun a portable case containing writing materials and having a writing surface
  • noun a desk for writing (usually with a sloping top)

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call_up

  • noun an order to report for military duty
  • verb bring forward for consideration
    bring forward.
    • The case was called up in court

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pod

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    seedcase; cod.
  • noun a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
    seedpod.

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connexion

  • noun a connecting shape
    link; connection.
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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custody

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; detention; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun holding by the police
    • the suspect is in custody

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belt

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

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chalice

  • noun a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
    goblet.

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conveyor

  • noun a person who conveys (carries or transmits)
    conveyer.
    • the conveyer of good tidings
  • noun a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
    transporter; conveyor belt; conveyer; conveyer belt.

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recycling_bin

  • noun a bin for depositing things to be recycled

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reliquary

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

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drawstring

  • noun a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening
    drawing string; string.
    • he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag

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pig_bed

  • noun mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
    pig.

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moustache_cup

  • noun a drinking cup with a bar inside the rim to keep a man's mustache out of the drink
    mustache cup.

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plastic_bag

  • noun a bag made of thin plastic material

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beer

  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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