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cop (Also cops, coping, copsed, copses, coped, copes, copping, copsing, copped, copings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to cop

gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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saver

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

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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defraud

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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swan

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

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prolonge

  • noun a rope fitted with a hook and used for towing a gun carriage

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whipsaw

  • noun a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
    lumberman's saw; two-man saw; two-handed saw.
  • verb victimize, especially in gambling or negotiations

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opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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rescue

  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
  • verb free from harm or evil
    deliver.

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jack

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

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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pinch

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

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prison_guard

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; jailer; turnkey; gaoler.

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housebreaker

  • noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    cat burglar.
  • noun a wrecker of houses
    housewrecker.
    • in England a housewrecker is called a housebreaker

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nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

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phoney

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; bogus; phony; fake.

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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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nail

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

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second

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

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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kidnap

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    abduct; nobble; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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quill

  • noun pen made from a bird's feather
    quill pen.
  • noun a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

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short-change

  • verb cheat someone by not returning him enough money
    short.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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burglarise

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burgle.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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active

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

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burgle

  • verb commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
    burglarize; heist; burglarise.

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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substance

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

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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military

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

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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armed_robbery

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    stickup; heist; holdup.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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unix

  • noun trademark for a powerful operating system
    UNIX system; UNIX operating system.

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welch

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welsh.

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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cheating

  • noun a deception for profit to yourself
    cheat.
  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; rip off; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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dacoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dakoit.

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racketeer

  • noun someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)
  • verb carry on illegal business activities involving crime

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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retaking

  • noun the act of taking something back
    recapture.
  • verb take back by force, as after a battle
    retake; recapture.
    • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

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type

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

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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plagiarize

  • verb take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
    lift; plagiarise.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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phony

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; dissembler; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; fake.

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unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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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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copse

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brush; brushwood.

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rook

  • noun (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
    castle.
  • noun common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
    Corvus frugilegus.

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language

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

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skip

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

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dakoit

  • noun a member of an armed gang of robbers
    dacoit.

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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cuddle

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

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chief_constable

  • noun the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)

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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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cut_off

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; disrupt; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb cease, stop
    cut.
    • cut the noise
    • We had to cut short the conversation

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hoe

  • noun a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
  • verb dig with a hoe
    • He is hoeing the flower beds

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peculation

  • noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
    embezzlement; defalcation; misappropriation; misapplication.

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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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song

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

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seize_with_teeth

  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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enquire

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

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wriggler

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; squirmer.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips
  • noun larva of a mosquito
    wiggler.

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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greediness

  • noun an excessive desire for food
    hoggishness; piggishness.
  • noun an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)
    voraciousness; rapaciousness.
    • the greediness of lawyers

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brigand

  • noun an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
    bandit.

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extortion

  • noun an exorbitant charge
  • noun unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)
    • the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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scourge

  • noun a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
    flagellum.
  • noun something causing misery or death
    bane; nemesis; curse.
    • the bane of my life

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snap_up

  • verb get hold of or seize quickly and easily
    grab; snaffle.
    • I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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regulatory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offence; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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over

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

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misdemeanor

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanour.

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petty_larceny

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty.

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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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nett

  • verb catch with a net
    net.
    • net a fish
  • adjective remaining after all deductions
    net.
    • net profit

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arrogation

  • noun seizure by the government
    confiscation.

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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shoofly

  • noun an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
  • noun a child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck)

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mountie

  • noun colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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defrauder

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseller; chiseler; swindler; scammer; grifter.

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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welterweight

  • noun a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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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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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; high treason.
  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; traitorousness.

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gumshoe

  • noun someone who is a detective
    hawkshaw; dick.
  • noun a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
    rubber; arctic; galosh; golosh.

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trip_line

  • noun a light rope used in lumbering to free a dog hook from a log at a distance

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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cathedral

  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
    duomo.

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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extrovert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extravert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extravert; extraverted.

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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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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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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struggle

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

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strawman

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; straw man; nominal head; front; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    straw man.

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

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japanese_stranglehold

  • noun a wrestling hold in which the opponent's arms are crossed in front of his own neck to exert pressure on his windpipe

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interlace

  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    twine; lace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts
  • verb hold in a locking position
    lock; interlock.
    • He locked his hands around her neck

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isu

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skyjack

  • verb subject an aircraft to air piracy
    • the plane was skyjacked to Uzbekistan

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iso

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sir_henry_morgan

  • noun a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
    Henry Morgan; Morgan.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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set_on

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assail; assault; attack.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly

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mountebank

  • noun a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
    charlatan.

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domestic_partner

  • noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
    spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; significant other.

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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cracksman

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    safecracker; safebreaker.

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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spurner

  • noun a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt
    • she was known as a spurner of all suitors
    • he was no spurner of rules

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wanter

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    needer.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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colombian_peso

  • noun the basic unit of money in Colombia; equal to 100 centavos
    peso.

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loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

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tec

  • noun a police officer who investigates crimes
    detective; police detective; investigator.

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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plunderage

  • noun the act of plundering (especially the embezzlement of goods on shipboard)

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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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gyp

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; bunco; hustle; confidence trick; con.
  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; gip; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

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gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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hold_close

  • verb hold firmly, usually with one's hands
    hold tight; cling to; clutch.
    • She clutched my arm when she got scared

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outlaw

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; criminal; felon.
  • verb declare illegal; outlaw
    criminalize; illegalise; illegalize; criminalise.
    • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

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pneumonia

  • noun respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants

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olímpico

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hangman's_rope

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; halter.

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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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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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laugher

  • noun a person who is laughing or who laughs easily
  • noun an easy victory
    romp; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.

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necktie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    tie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie

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rapacity

  • noun extreme gluttony
    edacity; esurience; voracity; voraciousness; rapaciousness.
  • noun reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    avarice; covetousness; avaritia; greed.

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handicapped_person

  • noun a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially

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ax_handle

  • noun the handle of an ax
    axe handle.

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ransack

  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
  • verb search thoroughly
    comb.
    • They combed the area for the missing child

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extravert

  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    extrovert.
  • adjective satellite being concerned with the social and physical environment
    extroverted; extravertive; extrovertive; extraverted; extrovert.

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blackmailer

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    extortionist; extortioner.

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ermita

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glom

  • verb take by theft
    cop; knock off; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!
  • verb seize upon or latch onto something
    • The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater

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lucre

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; profit; earnings; net; profits; net income.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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sud

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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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moolah

  • noun informal terms for money
    wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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clumsy_person

  • noun a person with poor motor coordination

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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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bodybuilder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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policewoman

  • noun a woman policeman
    police matron.

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padder

  • noun a highwayman who robs on foot
    footpad.

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enjoyer

  • noun a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

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tempter

  • noun a person who tempts others
    • Satan is the great tempter of mankind

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dupe

  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    victim.
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; take in; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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pardoner

  • noun a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    excuser; forgiver.
  • noun a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

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kale

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
    Brassica oleracea acephala; borecole; kail; cole; colewort.

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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mutilator

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mangler; maimer.

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toucher

  • noun a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

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cripple

  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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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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body_snatcher

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; ghoul.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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larcener

  • noun a person who commits larceny
    larcenist.

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stop

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

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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commercial_bribery

  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

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yielder

  • noun a person who yields or surrenders
    surrenderer.

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haiti

  • noun a republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the western hemisphere
    Republic of Haiti.
  • noun an island in the West Indies
    Hayti; Hispaniola.

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du

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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indigen

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    aboriginal; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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wrester

  • noun someone who obtains something by pulling it violently with twisting movements

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neckband

  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    collar.

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high_treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; treason.

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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ghoul

  • noun someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
    graverobber; body snatcher.
  • noun an evil spirit or ghost

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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catch_up

  • verb reach the point where one should be after a delay
    • I caught up on my homework
  • verb learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened
    • I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology

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money_dealer

  • noun a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    money handler.

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cattle

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

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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scissor_hold

  • noun a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
    scissors; scissors grip; scissors hold; scissor grip.

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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thatch

  • noun hair resembling thatched roofing material
  • noun plant stalks used as roofing material

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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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pirate

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.
  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; sea rover.

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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personate

  • verb pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    pose; impersonate.
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • verb attribute human qualities to something
    personify.
    • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

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felony

  • noun a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

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fair_catch

  • noun (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled

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embracement

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embrace; embracing.

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safecracker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safebreaker.

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cop

  • noun uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    pig; fuzz; copper; bull.
  • verb take by theft
    knock off; glom; thieve; hook; snitch.
    • Someone snitched my wallet!

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planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

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trickster

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others
    cut-up; prankster; tricker; practical joker; hoaxer.
  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; beguiler; cheat; deceiver; cheater.

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adventurer

  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    venturer.
  • noun someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
    explorer.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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chazzer

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highwayman

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    hijacker; road agent; highjacker.

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con

  • noun an argument opposed to a proposal
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yard bird; yardbird.

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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apprehender

  • noun a person who knows or apprehends
    knower.
  • noun a person who seizes or arrests (especially a person who seizes or arrests in the name of justice)

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seizure

  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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foray

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; raid.
  • noun an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    • scientists' forays into politics

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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copycat

  • noun someone who copies the words or behavior of another
    aper; ape; imitator; emulator.

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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roper

  • noun a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
  • noun a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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much

  • noun a great amount or extent
    • they did much for humanity
  • adjective (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
    • not much rain
    • much affection
    • much grain is in storage

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lavrenti_pavlovich_beria

  • noun Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin; was executed by his associates in the power struggle following Stalin's death (1899-1953)
    Beria.

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chela

  • noun a Hindu disciple of a swami
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; pincer.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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second-rater

  • noun a person of second-rate ability or value
    mediocrity.
    • a team of aging second-raters
    • shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; 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
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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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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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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physician

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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apprehension

  • noun fearful expectation or anticipation
    apprehensiveness; dread.
    • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    savvy; discernment; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

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baulker

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; noncompliant.

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air

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

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pilferage

  • noun the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

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doormat

  • noun a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    weakling; wuss.
  • noun a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
    welcome mat.

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outdoorsman

  • noun a person who spends time outdoors (e.g., hunting or fishing)

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faker

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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surcharge

  • noun an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
  • verb charge an extra fee, as for a special service

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safebreaker

  • noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
    cracksman; safecracker.

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thievery

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; theft; stealing.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

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grapple

  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grappler.
  • noun a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
    clamshell.

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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statutory_offense

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; regulatory offence; statutory offence.

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straw_man

  • noun a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    figurehead; nominal head; front; strawman; front man.
  • noun a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
    strawman.

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lightning_rod

  • noun someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another
  • noun a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning
    lightning conductor.

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decedent

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; departed; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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peculator

  • noun someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
    defalcator; embezzler.

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welsh

  • verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
    welch.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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regulatory_offence

  • noun crimes created by statutes and not by common law
    regulatory offense; statutory offense; statutory offence.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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greeter

  • noun a person who greets
    saluter; welcomer.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters

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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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reconquer

  • verb conquer anew
    • The country reconquered the territory lost in the previous war

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featherweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
  • noun weighs 126-139 pounds

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gavver

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ship's_officer

  • noun a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
    officer.
    • he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines

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hempen_necktie

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hemp; hangman's halter; halter; hangman's rope.

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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protocol

  • noun (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
    communications protocol.
  • noun forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state

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perpetration

  • noun the act of committing a crime
    commission; committal.

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bad_person

  • noun a person who does harm to others

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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skipping_rope

  • noun a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
    jump rope; skip rope.

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lasso

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; riata.
  • noun Belgian composer (1532-1594)
    Orlando di Lasso; Roland de Lassus.

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hangman's_halter

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; halter; hangman's rope.

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abduct

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    nobble; kidnap; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped
  • verb pull away from the body
    • this muscle abducts

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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aquarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
    Water Bearer.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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contestant

  • noun a person who participates in competitions
  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    objector; dissident; dissenter; protester.

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break-in

  • noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
    housebreaking; breaking and entering.

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taking_hold

  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    grasping; seizing; prehension.

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six-footer

  • noun a person who is at least six feet tall

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roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Richard J. Roberts; Richard John Roberts.
  • noun United States evangelist (born 1918)
    Oral Roberts.

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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performance

  • noun a dramatic or musical entertainment
    public presentation.
    • they listened to ten different performances
    • the play ran for 100 performances
    • the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
  • noun the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
    • we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    • an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

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avaritia

  • noun reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    avarice; covetousness; greed; rapacity.

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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bank_robber

  • noun a robber of banks

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nude

  • noun a painting of a naked human figure
    nude painting.
  • noun without clothing (especially in the phrase `in the nude')
    • they swam in the nude

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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dirty_money

  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; prize; pillage; plunder; loot.

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sloucher

  • noun a person who slouches; someone with a drooping carriage

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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riata

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; lasso.

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rustling

  • noun the stealing of cattle
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustle.

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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holdup

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; heist.
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    delay.

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bite_off

  • verb bite off with a quick bite
    snap at.
    • The dog snapped off a piece of cloth from the intruder's pants

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pseud

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; role player; fake; pretender; sham.

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fiduciary

  • noun a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
    • it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain
  • adjective relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    fiducial.
    • a fiduciary contract
    • in a fiduciary capacity
    • fiducial power

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pentecostal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal religious bodies or their members
  • noun any member of a Pentecostal religious body
    Pentecostalist.

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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take_hold

  • verb assume control
    take charge; take control.
  • verb have or hold in one's hands or grip
    hold.
    • Hold this bowl for a moment, please
    • A crazy idea took hold of him

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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leo

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
    Lion.
  • noun a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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conquering

  • noun the act of conquering
    subjection; conquest; subjugation.
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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cord

  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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columbus

  • noun the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University
    capital of Ohio.
  • noun Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
    Christopher Columbus; Cristoforo Colombo; Cristobal Colon.

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sea_rover

  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; pirate.

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lefty

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; southpaw.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander; southpaw.

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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choke

  • noun a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
    choke coil; choking coil.
  • noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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primitive

  • noun a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
    primitive person.
  • noun a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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infraction

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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greco-roman_wrestling

  • noun a style of wrestling where the wrestlers are forbidden to tackle or trip or use holds below the waist

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police_detective

  • noun a police officer who investigates crimes
    detective; tec; investigator.

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disentangler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    unraveller; unraveler.

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negroid

  • noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    blackamoor; Black; Negro; Black person.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race
    • negroid features

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gip

  • verb deprive of by deceit
    rook; scam; nobble; goldbrick; con; short-change; mulct; gyp; bunco; victimize; hornswoggle; diddle; defraud; swindle.
    • He swindled me out of my inheritance
    • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
    • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

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grasping

  • noun understanding with difficulty
    • the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    seizing; prehension; taking hold.

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cop_out

  • verb choose not to do something, as out of fear of failing
    opt out.
    • She copped out when she was supposed to get into the hang glider

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wrongdoing

  • noun departure from what is ethically acceptable
    error.
  • noun activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    misconduct; wrongful conduct; actus reus.
    • he denied any wrongdoing

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sniffler

  • noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
    sniveler.

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war

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

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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amateur

  • noun someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  • noun an athlete who does not play for pay

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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okreg

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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bereaved_person

  • noun a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved
    bereaved.
    • the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of

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advocator

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    proponent; advocate; exponent.

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smasher

  • noun a person who smashes something
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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peso

  • noun the basic unit of money in Uruguay; equal to 100 centesimos
    Uruguayan peso.
  • noun the basic unit of money in the Philippines; equal to 100 centavos
    Philippine peso.

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homunculus

  • noun a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
    manikin; mannikin.
  • noun a tiny fully formed individual that (according to the discredited theory of preformation) is supposed to be present in the sperm cell

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emotional

  • adjective determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason
    • it was an emotional judgment
  • adjective of more than usual emotion
    • his behavior was highly emotional

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unwelcome_person

  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    persona non grata.

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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petit

Small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty. Obs., except in legal language.
By what small, petit hints does the mind catch hold of and recover a vanishing notion. South.

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abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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ship

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

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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dealer

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
    trader; bargainer; monger.
  • noun a firm engaged in trading

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graft

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    transplant.
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    bribery.

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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female_person

  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female.

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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republic

  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; democracy.
  • noun a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch
    • the head of state in a republic is usually a president

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protester

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissident; dissenter.
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
    demonstrator.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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palm

  • noun the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
    thenar.
  • noun a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

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maimer

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; mangler.

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departed

  • noun someone who is no longer alive
    dead person; decedent; deceased person; dead soul; deceased.
    • I wonder what the dead person would have done
  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away; depart.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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intent

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    spirit; purport.

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przemyslowy

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rolling

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    peal; pealing; roll.
  • noun the act of robbing a helpless person
    • he was charged with rolling drunks in the park

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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longer

  • noun a person with a strong desire for something
    yearner; thirster.
    • a longer for money
    • a thirster after blood
    • a yearner for knowledge
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    long.
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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assume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    take on; take over; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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pseudo

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.
  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of
    • a pseudo esthete
    • pseudoclassic

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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cheater

  • noun someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    slicker; trickster; beguiler; cheat; deceiver.

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reception

  • noun the manner in which something is greeted
    response.
    • she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • noun a formal party of people; as after a wedding

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teeth

  • noun the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
    dentition.
  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
    tooth.

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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matron

  • noun a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
  • noun a wardress in a prison

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hijacker

  • noun a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    road agent; highwayman; highjacker.
  • noun someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    highjacker.

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rob

  • verb take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
    • The burglars robbed him of all his money
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; gazump; surcharge.

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relieve

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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rich_person

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    have; wealthy person.

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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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technologist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; engineer.

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bomber

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

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grifter

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
    gouger; chiseller; chiseler; defrauder; swindler; scammer.

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grappler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; wrestler.
  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grapple.

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drug_user

  • noun a person who takes drugs
    substance abuser; user.

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shrinkage

  • noun process or result of becoming less or smaller
    shrinking.
    • the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage
  • noun the amount by which something shrinks

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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buccaneering

  • noun hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it
    piracy.
    • air piracy
  • verb live like a buccaneer
    buccaneer.

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tazir_crime

  • noun (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way
    • in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation

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enslavement

  • noun the state of being a slave
    captivity.
    • So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
  • noun the act of making slaves of your captives

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southpaw

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    lefty; left-hander; left-handed pitcher; lefthander; left hander.
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    left-hander; lefty.
    • their pitcher was a southpaw

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bluffer

  • noun a person who tries to bluff other people
    four-flusher.
  • adjective satellite very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    sheer; bold; bluff.
    • a bluff headland
    • where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise
    • a sheer descent of rock

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policeman

  • noun a member of a police force
    police officer; officer.
    • it was an accident, officer

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muscle_builder

  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    muscleman; bodybuilder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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two-timer

  • noun someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
  • noun a person who says one thing and does another
    double-crosser; traitor; betrayer; double-dealer.

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perceiver

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; observer; beholder.

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arrest_warrant

  • noun a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
    bench warrant.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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bola

  • noun a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
    bolo tie; bolo; bola tie.
  • noun a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

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olympic

Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.

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undoer

  • noun a seducer who ruins a woman
    • she awoke in the arms of her cruel undoer
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    opener; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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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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heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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pillaging

  • noun the act of stealing valuable things from a place
    plundering; pillage.
    • the plundering of the Parthenon
    • his plundering of the great authors
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; rifle; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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pilferer

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; sneak thief.

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take_hold_of

  • verb take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
    catch; grab.
    • Catch the ball!
    • Grab the elevator door!

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public_relations_person

  • noun a person employed to establish and promote a favorable relationship with the public

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barratry

  • noun traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments
    simony.
  • noun the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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sentimentalist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    romanticist.

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covetousness

  • noun an envious eagerness to possess something
  • noun extreme greed for material wealth
    avarice; cupidity; avariciousness.

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celebrater

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrant; celebrator.

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ship

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

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wrestler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; grappler.

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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roundhead

  • noun a brachycephalic person
  • noun a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War

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alkaline

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkalic.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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nude_person

  • noun a naked person
    nude.

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blackmail

  • noun extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
  • verb exert pressure on someone through threats
    pressure; blackjack.

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combatant

  • noun someone who fights (or is fighting)
    scrapper; fighter; belligerent; battler.
  • adjective satellite engaging in or ready for combat

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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