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blistery

  • adjective satellite hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
    blistering.
    • blistering sun
  • adjective satellite covered with small blisters
    blebby.

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clamoring

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • verb make loud demands
    clamor; clamour.
    • he clamored for justice and tolerance

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overnice

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    squeamish; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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played_out

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • adjective satellite worn out
    • a played out deck of cards

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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loud-mouthed

  • adjective satellite given to loud offensive talk

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frostbite

  • noun destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
    cryopathy.

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poorly

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    badly; ill.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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physiological

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

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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sarcolemmic

  • adjective of or relating to sarcolemma
    sarcolemnous.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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rumbustious

  • adjective satellite noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
    rambunctious; robustious; unruly; boisterous.
    • a boisterous crowd
    • a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand
    • a robustious group of teenagers
    • beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
    • an unruly class

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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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rheumatoid_arthritis

  • noun a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
    rheumatism; atrophic arthritis.

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vociferous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    blatant; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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asthmatic

  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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manic

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

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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frailty

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; frailness; feebleness; infirmity.
  • noun moral weakness
    vice.

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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plumbism

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; lead poisoning.

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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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vector

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

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rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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stertorous

  • adjective satellite of breathing having a heavy snoring sound

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blue

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

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bilharziasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    schistosomiasis; bilharzia.

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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unwholesome

  • adjective detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    • unwholesome food
    • unwholesome habits like smoking

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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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mischievous

  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    pixilated; impish; puckish; prankish; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank
  • adjective satellite deliberately causing harm or damage
    • mischievous rumors and falsehoods

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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hallucinating

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    delirious.
  • verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
    hallucinate.

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woozy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; dizzy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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shriek

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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under_the_weather

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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canker_sore

  • noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
    canker.

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toxemia_of_pregnancy

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxaemia; toxaemia of pregnancy.

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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membranous

  • adjective relating to or made of or similar to a membrane
    • membranous lining
  • adjective satellite characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)
    membrane-forming.
    • membranous gastritis

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nocent

  • adjective satellite having a tendency to cause harm

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separated

  • adjective satellite being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    set-apart; detached; isolated.
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
  • verb act as a barrier between; stand between
    divide; separate.
    • The mountain range divides the two countries

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tumidity

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidness.

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nonsocial

  • adjective satellite of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
    solitary; nongregarious.
    • solitary bees

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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outdated

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    out-of-date; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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throat_infection

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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streptococcus

  • noun spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
    streptococci; strep.

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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otorrhea

  • noun discharge from the external ear

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cystoid_macular_edema

  • noun a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina

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ascites

  • noun accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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kernicterus

  • noun an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage

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valetudinarianism

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    debility; frailness; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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paralytical

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of paralysis
    paralytic.
    • paralytic symptoms

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azotemia

  • noun accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
    azotaemia; uraemia; uremia.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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azotemic

  • adjective of or involving excess nitrogenous waste products in the urine (usually due to kidney insufficiency)
    uremic; uraemic.

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agone

  • adjective satellite gone by; or in the past
    ago.
    • two years ago
    • `agone' is an archaic word for `ago'

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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noisiness

  • noun the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise
    racketiness.

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tympanic

  • adjective resembling a drum
  • adjective associated with the eardrum

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frailness

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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unfitness

  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    softness.
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    inability.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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arthritic

  • noun a person afflicted with arthritis
    • the hands of an elderly arthritic
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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lap

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

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execrable

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; deplorable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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penetrating_injury

  • noun injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
    penetrating trauma.

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painter's_colic

  • noun symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation
    lead colic.

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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enervating

  • adjective satellite causing debilitation
    debilitative; weakening; enfeebling.
  • verb weaken mentally or morally
    enervate.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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tumescence

  • noun tumidity resulting from the presence of blood or other fluid in the tissues

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arteriectasia

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasis.

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gas_embolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    air embolism; aeroembolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.

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variola_vaccinia

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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sickly

  • adjective satellite unhealthy looking
    sallow.
  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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macrocytosis

  • noun the presence of macrocytes in the blood

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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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semipermeable

  • adjective satellite (of a membrane) selectively permeable

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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psoriatic

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deathly

  • adjective satellite having the physical appearance of death
    deathlike.
    • a deathly pallor
  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deadly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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anuresis

  • noun inability to urinate
    anuria.

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raggedness

  • noun a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
    roughness.
  • noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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nonmodern

  • adjective not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

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symptomless

  • adjective satellite having no symptoms of illness or disease
    asymptomatic.

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convalescent

  • noun a person who is recovering from illness
  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    recovering.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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water_blister

  • noun blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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skreak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    whine; screech; squeak; creak; screak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    screech; squawk; screak; skreigh.

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cardiopulmonary_arrest

  • noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
    asystole; cardiac arrest.

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tympanic_membrane

  • noun the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
    tympanum; myringa; eardrum.

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cerebral_edema

  • noun swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
    brain edema.

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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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diseased

  • adjective satellite caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
    pathologic; morbid; pathological.
    • diseased tonsils
    • a morbid growth
    • pathologic tissue
    • pathological bodily processes

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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bronchial

  • adjective relating to or associated with the bronchi
    • bronchial tubes
    • bronchial pneumonia

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lamella

  • noun any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
    gill.
  • noun a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

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sleaziness

  • noun morally dishonorable
    • an embarrassing sleaziness that I hope will be corrected by the more ethical newspapers
  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; manginess; seediness.

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giant_hives

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    Quincke's edema; periodic edema; atrophedema; angioedema.

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clumsy

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    gawky; unwieldy; clunky; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; inept; ill-chosen; inapt; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

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suprainfection

  • noun secondary infection caused by an opportunistic infection

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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cardiopulmonary

  • adjective of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
    cardiorespiratory.
    • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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tatty

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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mangled

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    torn; lacerate; lacerated.
  • verb press with a mangle
    mangle.
    • mangle the sheets

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worn-out

  • adjective satellite used until no longer useful
    raddled.
    • battered trumpets and raddled radios
    • worn-out shoes with flapping soles
  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out

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dropsical

  • adjective satellite swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
    edematous.

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haired

  • adjective having or covered with hair
    hairy; hirsute.
    • Jacob was a hairy man
    • a hairy caterpillar

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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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emphysema

  • noun an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
    pulmonary emphysema.

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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laid

  • adjective satellite set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
    set.
    • stones laid in a pattern
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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ulcerous

  • adjective satellite having an ulcer or canker
    cankerous; ulcerated.

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endocranium

  • noun membrane lining the inside of the skull

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putrescent

  • adjective satellite becoming putrid
    • a trail lined by putrescent carcasses

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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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flatworm

  • noun parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
    platyhelminth.

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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hunchbacked

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    kyphotic; humped; crookback; crookbacked; humpbacked; gibbous.

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trophoblast

  • noun the membrane that forms the wall of the blastocyst in early development; aids implantation in the uterine wall
    • after implantation of the blastocyst in the uterine wall the trophoblast divides into two layers, the chorion and the placenta

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jangling

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangly.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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spermatocele

  • noun a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa

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tympanum

  • noun the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
    middle ear; tympanic cavity.
  • noun the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
    tympanic membrane; myringa; eardrum.

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eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    dog-eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages
  • adjective having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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superinfection

  • noun infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection

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obsolescent

  • adjective satellite becoming obsolete

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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disturbed

  • adjective satellite having the place or position changed
    • the disturbed books and papers on her desk
    • disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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loudness

  • noun the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    volume; intensity.
    • the kids played their music at full volume
  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; brashness; garishness.

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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clamorous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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icterus_neonatorum

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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peptic_ulcer

  • noun an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
    peptic ulceration.

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putrefactive

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefacient.

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woodwind

  • noun any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
    woodwind instrument; wood.

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beat-up

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; battered.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford

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damaging

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; detrimental; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
  • verb inflict damage upon
    damage.
    • The snow damaged the roof
    • She damaged the car when she hit the tree

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collapse

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    prostration.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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anuric

  • adjective of or relating to an inability to urinate
    anuretic.

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basilar

  • adjective of or relating to or located at the base
    basilary.
    • the basilar membrane of the cochlea

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weakly

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adverb in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
    • weakly agreed to a compromise
    • wheezed weakly
    • he was weakly attracted to her

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mutilated

  • adjective satellite having a part of the body crippled or disabled
    maimed.
  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mutilate; mangle; cut up.
    • The madman mutilates art work

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unsanitary

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unhealthful; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions

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fluorosis

  • noun a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)

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foul-smelling

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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pneumonic

  • adjective pertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia
    • pneumonic plague
  • adjective relating to or affecting the lungs
    pulmonary; pulmonic.
    • pulmonary disease

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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threadbare

  • adjective satellite repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    well-worn; commonplace; hackneyed; tired; old-hat; timeworn; trite; banal; shopworn; stock.
    • bromidic sermons
    • his remarks were trite and commonplace
    • hackneyed phrases
    • a stock answer
    • repeating threadbare jokes
    • parroting some timeworn axiom
    • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'
  • adjective satellite having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
    • threadbare rugs

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septicemic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of septicemia
    • a septicemic temperature curve

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taint

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    contamination.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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bronchitic

  • adjective satellite suffering from or prone to bronchitis

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varicose_vein

  • noun a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs

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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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whiplash_injury

  • noun an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
    whiplash.

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fortemente

  • adjective satellite chiefly a direction or description in music; loud and strong

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wholesome

  • adjective conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
    • wholesome attitude
    • wholesome appearance
    • wholesome food
  • adjective satellite sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
    • exercise develops wholesome appetites
    • a grin on his ugly wholesome face

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ingrown

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrowing.
    • an ingrown toenail

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thundering

  • adjective satellite sounding like thunder
    • the thundering herd
  • verb move fast, noisily, and heavily
    thunder.
    • The bus thundered down the road

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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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clunky

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite making a clunking sound

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adventitia

  • noun an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
    tunica; tunic.

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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vaccinia

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccinia; variola vaccine.
  • noun a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox
    cowpox.

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cacophonic

  • adjective having an unpleasant sound
    cacophonous.
    • as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten

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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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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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ribbon_worm

  • noun soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
    nemertean; proboscis worm; nemertine.

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screak

  • verb make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    skreak; whine; screech; squeak; creak.
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
  • verb utter a harsh abrupt scream
    skreak; screech; squawk; skreigh.

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scream

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; shriek; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; screaming; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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chirpy

  • adjective (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; buoyant.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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unmedical

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unmedicinal; nonmedicinal; unmedicative.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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knightly

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
    medieval; chivalric.
    • chivalric rites
    • the knightly years
  • adjective satellite being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    chivalrous; gallant.

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ulcer

  • noun a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
    ulceration.

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lethal

  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    deadly.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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hoary

  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; grizzly; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head
  • adjective satellite ancient
    rusty.
    • hoary jokes

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flatulent

  • adjective satellite generating excessive gas in the alimentary canal
  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    colicky; gassy.

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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stabbing

  • adjective satellite causing physical or especially psychological injury
    wounding.
    • a stabbing remark
    • wounding and false charges of disloyalty
  • verb use a knife on
    stab; knife.
    • The victim was knifed to death

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swayback

  • adjective satellite having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    lordotic; swaybacked; dipped.

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perniciousness

  • noun grave harmfulness or deadliness
    toxicity.

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perithelium

  • noun tissue layer around small blood vessels

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stasis

  • noun an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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umbilical

  • noun membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
    umbilical cord.
  • adjective relating to or resembling the umbilicus
    • umbilical cord

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bilharzia

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; schistosomiasis.

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slanderous

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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dog-eared

  • adjective satellite worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
    eared.
    • a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman
    • an old book with dog-eared pages

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staphylococcal

  • adjective of or relating to the staphylococcus bacteria
    • a staphylococcal infection

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autistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or affected with autism
    • autistic behavior
    • autistic children

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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capsula_glomeruli

  • noun thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron
    glomerular capsule; Bowman's capsule.

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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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debilitative

  • adjective satellite causing debilitation
    enervating; weakening; enfeebling.

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pro-inflammatory

  • adjective satellite tending to cause inflammation
    proinflammatory.

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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sapless

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adjective satellite destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry
    • the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks"- Norman Mailer

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demented

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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bleb

  • noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
    blister; bulla.

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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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screeching

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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pastel

  • noun any of various pale or light colors
  • adjective satellite lacking in body or vigor
    • faded pastel charms of the naive music

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combustion

  • noun a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
    burning.
  • noun a state of violent disturbance and excitement
    • combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable

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tainted

  • adjective satellite touched by rot or decay
    corrupt.
    • tainted bacon
    • `corrupt' is archaic
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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day-old

  • adjective satellite not fresh today
    • day-old bread is cheaper than fresh

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previous

  • adjective satellite just preceding something else in time or order
    old.
    • the previous owner
    • my old house was larger
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of the immediate past
    late; former.
    • the former president
    • our late President is still very active
    • the previous occupant of the White House

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tumefaction

  • noun the process of tumefying; the organic process whereby tissue becomes swollen by the accumulation of fluid within it

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weal

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; wale; welt.

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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namby

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larynx

  • noun a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
    voice box.

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sclerosed

  • adjective relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
    sclerotic.
    • a sclerotic patient

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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disorderly

  • adjective undisciplined and unruly
    • disorderly youths
    • disorderly conduct
  • adjective satellite in utter disorder
    topsy-turvy; jumbled; higgledy-piggledy; hugger-mugger.
    • a disorderly pile of clothes

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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bronzed

  • adjective satellite (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun
    tanned; suntanned.
    • a young bronzed Apollo
  • verb give the color and appearance of bronze to something
    bronze.
    • bronze baby shoes

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red-blooded

  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    lusty; hearty; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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pamby

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cartilage

  • noun tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
    gristle.

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lead_poisoning

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; plumbism.

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mortified

  • adjective satellite suffering from tissue death
    gangrenous.
  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    mortify.

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misshapenness

  • noun an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
    deformity; malformation.

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unhealed

  • adjective satellite not healed
    • an unhealed wound

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infirm

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adjective satellite lacking firmness of will or character or purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare
    • infirm of purpose

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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icteric

  • adjective satellite affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
    jaundiced; yellow.

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hematocoele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocele; haematocele; haematocoele.

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neonatorum

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erect

  • verb construct, build, or erect
    set up; put up; rear; raise.
    • Raise a barn
  • verb cause to rise up
    rear.

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detrimental

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; damaging; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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incompetent

  • noun someone who is not competent to take effective action
    incompetent person.
  • adjective legally not qualified or sufficient
    unqualified.
    • a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband
    • incompetent witnesses

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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screaky

  • adjective satellite having a rasping or grating sound
    creaky.
    • creaky stairs
  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screechy; squeaking; squeaky; squealing.

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atrophedema

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    giant hives; Quincke's edema; periodic edema; angioedema.

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deadliness

  • noun the quality of being deadly
    lethality.

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shattering

  • noun the act of breaking something into small pieces
    smashing.
  • verb break into many pieces
    shatter.
    • The wine glass shattered

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decrepit

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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asthmaticus

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sallow

  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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annelid

  • noun worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
    segmented worm; annelid worm.
  • adjective relating to or belonging to or characteristic of any worms of the phylum Annelida
    annelidan.

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raspy

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    gravelly; grating; rasping; rough; scratchy.
    • a gravelly voice

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blebby

  • adjective satellite covered with small blisters
    blistery.
  • adjective satellite (of glass or quartzite) marred by small bubbles or small particles of foreign material
    blebbed.

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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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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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played

  • adjective (of games) engaged in
    • the loosely played game
  • verb participate in games or sport
    play.
    • We played hockey all afternoon
    • play cards
    • Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches

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diaphragm

  • noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
    stop.
    • the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    midriff.

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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suffocative

  • adjective satellite causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
    suffocating; smothering.
    • the choking June dust
    • the smothering soft voices
    • smothering heat
    • the room was suffocating--hot and airless

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dizzy

  • verb make dizzy or giddy
    • a dizzying pace
  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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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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pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
  • noun any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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flea-bitten

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; decrepit; derelict.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack

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damaged

  • adjective harmed or injured or spoiled
    • I won't buy damaged goods
    • the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings
  • verb inflict damage upon
    damage.
    • The snow damaged the roof
    • She damaged the car when she hit the tree

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bilious

  • adjective relating to or containing bile
    biliary.
  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    liverish; livery.

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unsavoury

  • adjective morally offensive
    offensive; unsavory.
    • an unsavory reputation
    • an unsavory scandal
  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    distasteful; unsavory.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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arteriectasis

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasia.

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opportunistic_infection

  • noun any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs)

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lusty

  • adjective satellite vigorously passionate
    lustful; concupiscent.
  • adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
    hearty; red-blooded; full-blooded.
    • a hearty glow of health

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unhealthful

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unsanitary; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions
  • adjective detrimental to good health
    • unhealthful air pollution
    • unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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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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periodic_edema

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    giant hives; Quincke's edema; atrophedema; angioedema.

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rasping

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasp.
  • verb scrape with a rasp
    rasp.

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toxicity

  • noun the degree to which something is poisonous
  • noun grave harmfulness or deadliness
    perniciousness.

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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ragged

  • adjective satellite being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn
    • clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's
    • a ragged tramp
  • verb treat cruelly
    bedevil; rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

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hearty

  • adjective satellite showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
    • gave us a cordial reception
    • a hearty welcome
  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; square; satisfying.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day

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incapable

  • adjective (followed by `of') lacking capacity or ability
    • incapable of carrying a tune
    • he is incapable of understanding the matter
    • incapable of doing the work
  • adjective satellite not being susceptible to or admitting of something (usually followed by `of')
    • incapable of solution

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endometriosis

  • noun the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
    adenomyosis.

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jangly

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangling.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs

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catastrophic_illness

  • noun severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines

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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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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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worm-eaten

  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    vermiculate; wormy.

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debile

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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knock-kneed

  • adjective satellite having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart

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old-fashioned

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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brainsick

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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sun-loving

  • adjective satellite (of plants) flourishing in strong sunlight

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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rosy-cheeked

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    flushed; rose-cheeked; rosy.

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bandy

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

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insensitive

  • adjective not responsive to physical stimuli
    • insensitive to radiation
  • adjective deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
    • insensitive to the needs of the patients

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eroded

  • adjective satellite worn away as by water or ice or wind
    scoured.
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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rubicund

  • adjective satellite inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
    florid; sanguine; ruddy.
    • a ruddy complexion
    • Santa's rubicund cheeks
    • a fresh and sanguine complexion

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flatulence

  • noun a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    flatulency; gas.
  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidness; turgidity.

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bungling

  • adjective satellite showing lack of skill or aptitude
    clumsy; fumbling; incompetent.
    • a bungling workman
    • did a clumsy job
    • his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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flatulency

  • noun a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    gas; flatulence.

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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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gibbous

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    kyphotic; humped; crookback; hunchbacked; crookbacked; humpbacked.
  • adjective satellite (used of the moon) more than half full
    gibbose.

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skanky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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health_problem

  • noun a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
    unhealthiness; ill health.

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abscessed

  • adjective satellite infected and filled with pus
    • an abscessed tooth

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impairment

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; damage.
  • noun a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    deterioration.

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long-ago

  • adjective satellite belonging to time long gone
    • those long-ago dresses that swished along the floor

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grizzly

  • noun powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
    silver-tip; silvertip; grizzly bear; Ursus horribilis; Ursus arctos horribilis.
  • adjective satellite showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    gray-headed; gray; grey-haired; grey-headed; hoary; grey; white-haired; hoar; gray-haired.
    • whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge
    • nodded his hoary head

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antique

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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clamant

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
  • adjective satellite demanding attention
    insistent; instant; crying; exigent.
    • clamant needs
    • a crying need
    • regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
    • insistent hunger
    • an instant need

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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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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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revel

  • noun unrestrained merrymaking
    revelry.
  • verb take delight in
    delight; enjoy.
    • he delights in his granddaughter

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tatterdemalion

  • noun a dirty shabbily clothed urchin
    ragamuffin.
  • adjective satellite worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing
    tattered.
    • a man in a tattered shirt
    • the tattered flag
    • tied up in tattered brown paper
    • a tattered barefoot boy
    • a tatterdemalion prince

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repelling

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; repel; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders

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uproar

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    tumult; garboil; tumultuousness.
  • noun loud confused noise from many sources
    hubbub; brouhaha; katzenjammer.

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prejudicial

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    detrimental; damaging; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
  • adjective tending to favor preconceived ideas
    prejudicious.
    • the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population

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pipe_up

  • verb begin to play or sing
  • verb utter a shrill cry
    pipe; shrill; shriek.

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unstable

  • adjective lacking stability or fixity or firmness
    • unstable political conditions
    • the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind
    • an unstable world economy
  • adjective satellite highly or violently reactive
    • sensitive and highly unstable compounds

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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anoxemia

  • noun abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

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jejune

  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    insubstantial.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; puerile; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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anoxemic

  • adjective relating to or marked by abnormally little oxygen in arterial blood

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black-and-blue

  • adjective satellite discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
    livid.
    • beaten black and blue
    • livid bruises

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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squeamish

  • adjective satellite excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    overnice; nice; prissy; dainty.
    • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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blunt_trauma

  • noun injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)

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lightheaded

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; light-headed.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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tonsilitis

(Med.) Inflammation of the tonsil; quinsy. Written also, and more usually, tonsillitis.

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platyhelminth

  • noun parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
    flatworm.

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overdelicate

  • adjective satellite extremely delicate
    • an overdelicate digestive system

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tetanus

  • noun an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
    lockjaw.
  • noun a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses

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obscene

  • adjective satellite designed to incite to indecency or lust
    • the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; repugnant.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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mothy

  • adjective satellite worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten blankets
  • adjective satellite infested with moths

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diverticulosis

  • noun presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon

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anorexic

  • noun a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
    anorectic.
  • adjective satellite suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin
    anorectic.

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wan

  • verb become pale and sickly
  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.

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weathered

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weatherworn; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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demode

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; outmoded; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas

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one-time

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; sometime; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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intravasation

  • noun entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel

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puffiness

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; lump.
  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; pretentiousness; ostentation; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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secondhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand
    • a secondhand report
    • a secondhand account of a memory of something once read
    • most of our knowledge is secondhand
  • adjective satellite previously used or owned by another
    used.
    • bought a secondhand (or used) car

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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kyphotic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    humped; crookback; hunchbacked; crookbacked; humpbacked; gibbous.

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gripes

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; colic.
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    squawk; gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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pustule

  • noun a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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sarcolemnous

  • adjective of or relating to sarcolemma
    sarcolemmic.

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bedrid

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    sick-abed; bedridden; bedfast.

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make_happy

  • verb celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    jollify; make whoopie; make merry; revel; whoop it up; wassail; racket.
    • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
    • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

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dropsy

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    oedema; hydrops; edema.

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knocked-out

  • adjective satellite damaged
    • the gym has some of the most knocked-out equipment since Vic Tanny

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harsh-voiced

  • adjective satellite having an unusually harsh sound

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ankylosis

  • noun abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
    anchylosis.

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opportunistic

  • adjective satellite taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    opportunist; timeserving.

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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pimpled

  • adjective satellite (of complexion) blemished by imperfections of the skin
    pustulate; pimply; acned.

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sometime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; onetime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at some indefinite or unstated time
    • let's get together sometime
    • everything has to end sometime
    • It was to be printed sometime later

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fashioned

  • adjective satellite planned and made or fashioned artistically
    • beautifully fashioned dresses
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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injurious

  • adjective satellite harmful to living things
    deleterious; hurtful.
    • deleterious chemical additives

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pipe

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

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weakened

  • adjective satellite impaired by diminution
    vitiated; diminished; lessened.
  • verb lessen the strength of
    weaken.
    • The fever weakened his body

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handed

  • adjective having or involving the use of hands
    • a handed, tree-living animal
    • a four-handed card game
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

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serous

  • adjective of or producing or containing serum
    • a serous exudate

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sunset

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sundown.
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

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mediaeval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    medieval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; medieval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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spoilt

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoiled.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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handicap

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    impairment; disablement; disability.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment
  • noun advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

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lymphadenopathy

  • noun chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

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unwell

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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maimed

  • noun people who are wounded
    wounded.
    • they had to leave the wounded where they fell
  • verb injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation
    maim.
    • people were maimed by the explosion

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smelling

  • noun the act of perceiving the odor of something
    smell.
  • verb inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
    smell.

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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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flushed

  • adjective satellite having the pinkish flush of health
    rose-cheeked; rosy; rosy-cheeked.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    crimson; blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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scratchy

  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    abrasive.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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immemorial

  • adjective satellite long past; beyond the limits of memory or tradition or recorded history
    • time immemorial

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mucous_membrane

  • noun mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
    mucosa.

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fortissimo

  • noun (music) loud
    forte.
  • adjective satellite chiefly a direction or description in music

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iridoncus

  • noun swelling of the iris of the eye

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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swosh

  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swish; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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jingling

  • adjective satellite having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells
    jingly.
    • jingling sleigh bells
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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shopsoiled

  • adjective satellite worn or faded from being on display in a store
    shopworn.
    • shopworn merchandise at half price

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anicteric

  • adjective without jaundice
    • anicteric hepatitis
  • adjective satellite not affected by jaundice

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sick-abed

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    bedrid; bedridden; bedfast.

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asymptomatic

  • adjective satellite having no symptoms of illness or disease
    symptomless.

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jarring

  • adjective satellite making or causing a harsh and irritating sound
    • the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk
  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; collide; clash.
    • These colors clash

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pyrectic

  • noun any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
    pyrogen.
  • adjective having or causing fever

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battle

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

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milk

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

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seasick

  • adjective satellite experiencing motion sickness
    airsick; carsick; air sick.

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tumefy

  • verb cause to become very swollen
  • verb expand abnormally
    swell up; swell; intumesce; tumesce.
    • The bellies of the starving children are swelling

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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progressive_emphysematous_necrosis

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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weakening

  • noun becoming weaker
  • noun the act of reducing the strength of something

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outmoded

  • adjective satellite out of fashion
    antique; demode; old-hat; ex; passee; passe; old-fashioned.
    • a suit of rather antique appearance
    • demode (or outmoded) attire
    • outmoded ideas
  • verb make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete
    outmode.
    • Modern ways of cooking have outmoded the hearth

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antediluvian

  • noun any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
    antediluvian patriarch.
  • noun a very old person
    ancient.

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myopathic

  • adjective of or relating to any disease of the muscles that is not caused by nerve dysfunction

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rending

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    splitting; ripping.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb tear or be torn violently
    rive; pull; rend; rip.
    • The curtain ripped from top to bottom
    • pull the cooked chicken into strips

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pathologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    diagnostician.

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hue_and_cry

  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamor; clamour; clamoring; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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blast

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

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feeble

  • adjective satellite pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    lame.
    • a feeble excuse
    • a lame argument
  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    faint.
    • damning with faint praise
    • faint resistance
    • feeble efforts
    • a feeble voice

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bronchial_asthma

  • noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
    asthma attack; asthma.

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streptococcal_sore_throat

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    throat infection; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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aphagia

  • noun loss of the ability to swallow

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fragile

  • adjective satellite easily broken or damaged or destroyed
    delicate; frail.
    • a kite too delicate to fly safely
    • fragile porcelain plates
    • fragile old bones
    • a frail craft
  • adjective satellite vulnerably delicate
    • she has the fragile beauty of youth

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manginess

  • noun a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
    shabbiness; seediness; sleaziness.

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turgid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; orotund; large; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumid; tumescent; puffy; intumescent.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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red-faced

  • adjective satellite (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
    crimson; flushed; reddened; red.
    • crimson with fury
    • turned red from exertion
    • with puffy reddened eyes
    • red-faced and violent
    • flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment
  • adjective satellite having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset
    blushing; blushful.
    • the blushing boy was brought before the Principal
    • her blushful beau
    • was red-faced with anger

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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gas_phlegmon

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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roundworm

  • noun infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
    ringworm; tinea.
  • noun unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
    nematode; nematode worm.

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obsolete

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    disused.
    • obsolete words

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patient

  • noun a person who requires medical care
    • the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
  • noun the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    affected role; patient role.

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colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; gripes.

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choral

  • noun a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
    chorale.
  • adjective related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir
    • choral composition
    • choral ensemble

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varicose

  • adjective satellite abnormally swollen or knotty
    • varicose veins

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acidosis

  • noun abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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monomaniacal

  • adjective satellite obsessed with a single subject or idea

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necrotic

  • adjective relating to or affected by necrosis
    • necrotic tissue

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varicosis

  • noun pathological condition of being varicose or having varicose veins

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tumultuousness

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    tumult; garboil; uproar.

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frothing

  • adjective satellite producing or covered with lathery sweat or saliva from exhaustion or disease
    foamy; foaming.
    • the rabid animal's frothing mouth
  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    froth; foam; effervesce; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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hand-down

  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-me-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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ulceration

  • noun a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
    ulcer.
  • noun the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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water

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

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crippled

  • adjective satellite disabled in the feet or legs
    halt; lame; gimpy; halting; game.
    • a crippled soldier
    • a game leg
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify; cripple.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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hoarse

  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    gruff; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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unrestrained

  • adjective not subject to restraint
    • unrestrained laughter
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    mad; frantic; excited; delirious.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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roaring

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; roar; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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variola_vaccina

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    vaccina; variola vaccinia; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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carbuncled

  • adjective satellite afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle
    carbuncular.
  • adjective satellite set with carbuncles

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bygone

  • noun past events to be put aside
    water under the bridge.
    • let bygones be bygones
  • adjective satellite well in the past; former
    bypast; foregone; departed; gone.
    • bygone days
    • dreams of foregone times
    • sweet memories of gone summers
    • relics of a departed era

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pyorrhea

  • noun discharge of pus
    pyorrhoea.
  • noun chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
    pyorrhoea; Riggs' disease; pyorrhea alveolaris.

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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viraemia

  • noun the presence of a virus in the blood stream
    viremia.
    • viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs

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psoriatic_arthritis

  • noun a form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis

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respiratory_tract_infection

  • noun any infection of the respiratory tract
    respiratory infection.

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cyst

  • noun a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
  • noun a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
    vesicle.

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rheumatic

  • noun a person suffering with rheumatism
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumy; arthritic; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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nemertean

  • noun soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
    proboscis worm; ribbon worm; nemertine.

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brain_damage

  • noun injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently); can be caused by trauma to the head, infection, hemorrhage, inadequate oxygen, genetic abnormality, etc.

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paralyzed

  • adjective satellite affected with paralysis
    paralytic.
  • verb make powerless and unable to function
    paralyze; paralyse.
    • The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation

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ailing

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb be ill or unwell
    ail.

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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nematode_worm

  • noun unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
    roundworm; nematode.

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toxoplasmosis

  • noun infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus

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puff_up

  • verb make larger or distend
    • The estimates were puffed up
  • verb to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    puff; blow up; puff out.
    • puffed out chests

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hordeolum

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    stye; eye infection; sty.

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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slough

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; sphacelus.
  • noun a hollow filled with mud

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broken-down

  • adjective satellite in deplorable condition
    dilapidated; tumble-down; tatterdemalion; ramshackle; derelict; bedraggled.
    • a street of bedraggled tenements
    • a broken-down fence
    • a ramshackle old pier
    • a tumble-down shack
  • adjective satellite not in working order
    • had to push the broken-down car
    • a broken-down tractor fit only for children to play on

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cytomegalic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or characterized by greatly enlarged cells

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noisome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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murmurous

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    susurrous; soughing; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren

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clangoring

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clash; clangour; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a loud resonant noise
    clangour; clangor.
    • the alarm clangored throughout the building

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symptomatic

  • adjective satellite characteristic or indicative of a disease
    diagnostic.
    • a diagnostic sign of yellow fever
    • a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever
    • symptomatic of insanity
    • a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown
  • adjective relating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms
    • symptomatic relief
    • symptomatic treatment
    • a symptomatic classification of diseases

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odious

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; execrable.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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enervated

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; asthenic; debilitated.
  • verb weaken mentally or morally
    enervate.

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cachectic

  • adjective relating to or having the symptoms of cachexia

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gassy

  • adjective satellite resembling gas
  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    flatulent; colicky.

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deformed

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed; distorted.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make formless
    deform.
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture

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syphilitic

  • noun a person suffering from syphilis
  • adjective of or relating to or infected with syphilis
    • syphilitic symptoms

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out-of-date

  • adjective satellite old; no longer valid or fashionable
    outdated; superannuated.
    • obsolete words
    • an obsolete locomotive
    • outdated equipment
    • superannuated laws
    • out-of-date ideas

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inflamed

  • adjective satellite resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened
    • eyes inflamed with crying
  • verb cause inflammation in
    inflame.
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint

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unruly

  • adjective satellite noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
    rambunctious; rumbustious; robustious; boisterous.
    • a boisterous crowd
    • a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand
    • a robustious group of teenagers
    • beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
    • an unruly class
  • adjective satellite unwilling to submit to authority
    disobedient.
    • unruly teenagers

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bowleg

  • noun a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
    bandy leg; tibia vara; bandyleg; genu varum; bow leg.
  • adjective satellite have legs that curve outward at the knees
    bowed; bandy; bowlegged; bandy-legged.

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asynergia

  • noun absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously
    asynergy.

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asynergic

  • adjective of or relating to the state of asynergy; lacking synergy

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degenerative_joint_disease

  • noun chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
    osteoarthritis; degenerative arthritis.

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crazy

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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vertiginous

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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garboil

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    tumult; tumultuousness; uproar.

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battered

  • adjective satellite damaged by blows or hard usage
    beaten-up; beat-up.
    • a battered old car
    • the beaten-up old Ford
  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; knock about; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent

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hand-me-down

  • noun outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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calumnious

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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redness

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; inflammation.
  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    red.

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pink

  • noun a light shade of red
  • noun any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
    garden pink.

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carbuncular

  • adjective satellite afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle
    carbuncled.

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septic

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    infected.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    • the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank

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asynergy

  • noun absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously
    asynergia.

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hematoma

  • noun a localized swelling filled with blood
    haematoma.

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weatherworn

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weathered; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles

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chorioallantoic

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hyaloid_membrane

  • noun the transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye and separating it from the retina
    hyaloid.

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chorioallantois

  • noun the very vascular fetal membrane composed of the fused chorion and adjacent wall of the allantois
    chorioallantoic membrane.

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din

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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toxaemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxemia.

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blasting

  • adjective satellite causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
    ruinous.
    • the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit
    • the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces
    • a ruinous war
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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swaybacked

  • adjective satellite having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    lordotic; dipped; swayback.

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misshapen

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    deformed; ill-shapen; malformed; distorted.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers

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midriff

  • noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
    middle; midsection.
    • young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    diaphragm.

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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mangy

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangey.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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sclerosis

  • noun any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
    induration.

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abuzz

  • adjective satellite noisy like the sound of a bee
    buzzing.
    • the room was abuzz over the latest scandal

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mange

  • noun a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)

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thundery

  • adjective satellite loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
    earsplitting; deafening; thunderous.
  • adjective satellite accompanied with thunder

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rottenness

  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; corruption; putridness.
  • noun the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
    putrescence.

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blare

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blaring.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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blooded

  • adjective satellite of unmixed ancestry
    full-blood; full-blooded.
    • full-blooded Native American
    • blooded Jersies
  • verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
    blood.

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torn

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    lacerate; lacerated; mangled.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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hubbub

  • noun loud confused noise from many sources
    uproar; brouhaha; katzenjammer.

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lethality

  • noun the quality of being deadly
    deadliness.

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troubled

  • adjective characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
    • troubled areas
    • fell into a troubled sleep
    • a troubled expression
    • troubled teenagers
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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virus_infection

  • noun infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
    viral infection.

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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tumid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    bombastic; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumescent; puffy; intumescent; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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racketiness

  • noun the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise
    noisiness.

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shouted

  • adjective satellite in a vehement outcry
    yelled.
    • his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    shout.
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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feverish

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    hectic.
    • worked at a feverish pace
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by fever
    febrile.
    • a febrile reaction caused by an allergen

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croaky

  • adjective satellite like the sounds of frogs and crows
    guttural.
    • a guttural voice
    • acres of guttural frogs

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bunion

  • noun a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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nematode

  • noun unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
    roundworm; nematode worm.

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whiplash

  • noun an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
    whiplash injury.
  • noun a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
    lash; whip.
    • the whip raised a red welt

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas