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dapple (Also dapples, dappled, dappling) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to dapple

whipping_post

  • noun post formerly used in public to which offenders are tied to be whipped

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rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Peyton Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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foul

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

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signalize

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

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isometric

  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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excoriate

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    decry; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
    chafe.
    • This leash chafes the dog's neck

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unroll

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unwind.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unfurl.
    • unfurl a banner

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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winning_post

  • noun the post at the end of a racecourse

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amorphous

  • adjective satellite having no definite form or distinct shape
    shapeless; formless.
    • amorphous clouds of insects
    • an aggregate of formless particles
    • a shapeless mass of protoplasm
  • adjective satellite lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
    unstructured.

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befoul

  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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unfurl

  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unroll.
    • unfurl a banner

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moss-grown

  • adjective satellite overgrown with moss
    mossy.
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; mossy; stodgy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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demerit

  • noun a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces
    • ten demerits and he loses his privileges
  • noun the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
    fault.
    • they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel
    • he knew his own faults much better than she did

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clothed

  • adjective wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
    clad.
    • clothed and in his right mind"- Bible
    • proud of her well-clothed family
    • nurses clad in white
    • white-clad nurses
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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cloudiness

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; overcast.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    overcast.

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speck

  • noun a very small spot
    pinpoint.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    particle; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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nail

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

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twilled

  • adjective satellite of textiles; having parallel raised lines
    corded.
  • verb weave diagonal lines into (textiles)
    twill.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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stock_up

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    buy in; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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hazy

  • adjective satellite filled or abounding with fog or mist
    foggy; brumous; misty.
    • a brumous October morning
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; blurred; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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condyloma

(Med.) A wartlike new growth on the outer skin or adjoining mucous membrance. ✍ There are two kinds of condylomata, the pointed and the broad, the latter being of syphilitic origin.

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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sunspot

  • noun a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
    macula.

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transistorise

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorize.

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granularity

  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    coarseness; graininess.

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hoof_mark

  • noun a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
    hoofprint; hoof-mark.

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unstableness

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

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study

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

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etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

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line_of_fate

  • noun a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be
    line of Saturn; line of destiny.

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spotty

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    spotted; patched.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • adjective satellite lacking consistency
    uneven; scratchy.
    • the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty

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cirrus_cloud

  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus.

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cloven_foot

  • noun the mark of Satan
    cloven hoof.
  • noun a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)
    cloven hoof.

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scratch_line

  • noun a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
    start; starting line; scratch.

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saccade

  • noun a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; jerk.

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juvenile_wart

  • noun a small benign growth on the faces of hands of children

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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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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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telegraph

  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraphy.
  • verb send cables, wires, or telegrams
    wire; cable.

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type

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

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cross_hair

  • noun either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration
    cross wire.
    • he had the target in his cross hairs

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wart

  • noun any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • noun an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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merle

  • noun common black European thrush
    ouzel; Turdus merula; merl; ousel; European blackbird; blackbird.

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glass

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

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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abrasive_material

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abrasive; abradant.

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sparge

  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sprinkle.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt
  • verb agitate by introducing air or compressed gas
    • sparge the water

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moil

  • verb work hard
    travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long
  • verb be agitated
    churn; roil; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm

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scribble

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

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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chequered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; checked.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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stigmatise

  • verb to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
    brand; stigmatize; denounce; mark.
    • He denounced the government action
    • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock
  • verb mark with a stigma or stigmata
    stigmatize.
    • They wanted to stigmatize the adulteress

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characterize

  • verb describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
    qualify; characterise.
    • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
    • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover
  • verb be characteristic of
    characterise.
    • What characterizes a Venetian painting?

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stigmatism

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

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plague_spot

  • noun a spot on the skin characteristic of the plague

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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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stigmatist

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

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otorrhea

  • noun discharge from the external ear

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palpitating

  • adjective satellite having a slight and rapid trembling motion
    palpitant.
    • palpitant movements rather than violent eruptions
    • my palpitating heart
  • verb cause to throb or beat rapidly
    palpitate.
    • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart

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crosshatch

  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    hachure; hatching; hatch.
  • verb shade with multiple crossing lines
    • the draftsman crosshatched the area

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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quiver

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

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drenched_in

  • adjective satellite abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination
    drenched.
    • drenched in moonlight
    • moon-drenched meadows

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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give

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

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ascites

  • noun accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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malign

  • verb speak unfavorably about
    traduce; badmouth; drag through the mud.
    • She badmouths her husband everywhere
  • adjective evil or harmful in nature or influence
    • prompted by malign motives
    • believed in witches and malign spirits
    • gave him a malign look
    • a malign lesion

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slosh_around

  • verb spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    slush; slosh; slush around.
    • slosh paint all over the walls

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obloquy

  • noun state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
    opprobrium.
  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    defamation; hatchet job; calumniation; traducement; calumny.

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sideline

  • noun a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
    out of bounds.
  • noun an auxiliary line of merchandise

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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dimple

  • noun a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
    dimpled chad; pregnant chad.
  • noun any slight depression in a surface
    • there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball

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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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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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sordidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    squalor; squalidness.
  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    despicability; despicableness; baseness; contemptibility.

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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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diagram

  • noun a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
  • verb make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
    plot.

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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nodule

  • noun a small node
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    tubercle.

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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arteriectasia

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasis.

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unsteady

  • adjective subject to change or variation
    • her unsteady walk
    • his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine
    • an unsteady voice
  • adjective satellite not firmly or solidly positioned
    unfirm.
    • climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder
    • an unfirm stance

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incrust

  • verb decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
    beset; encrust.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    encrust.

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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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piece_of_cloth

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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macrocytosis

  • noun the presence of macrocytes in the blood

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staining

  • noun (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    maculation; spotting.

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mottling

  • noun the act of coloring with areas of different shades
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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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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lifeline

  • noun a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
    line of life; life line.
  • noun support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)
    • the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin
    • she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief

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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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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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play_up

  • verb move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    foreground; spotlight; highlight.
    • The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics
  • verb ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior
    cotton up; sidle up; cozy up; shine up; suck up.
    • She is playing up to the chairman

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stippled

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; dotted; speckled.
  • verb engrave by means of dots and flicks
    stipple.

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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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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fragment

  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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band

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

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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bank

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

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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arrow

  • noun a mark to indicate a direction or relation
    pointer.
  • noun a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow

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peyton_rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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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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trend_line

  • noun a line on a graph indicating a statistical trend

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gob

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; Jack; seafarer; mariner.
  • noun a lump of slimy stuff
    • a gob of phlegm

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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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dinginess

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinge.

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splashed

  • adjective satellite (of a fluid) having been propelled about in flying drops or masses
    • with clothes wet by splashed water
  • verb cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    splosh; sprinkle; splash.
    • She splashed the water around her

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grease

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

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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wrap_up

  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; clear up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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fret

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

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dental_plaque

  • noun a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries
    bacterial plaque.

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rumple

  • verb disturb the smoothness of
    mess up; ruffle up; ruffle.
    • ruffle the surface of the water
  • verb to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    knit; pucker; crumple; cockle.
    • She puckered her lips

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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wobbling

  • adjective satellite (of sound) fluctuating unsteadily
    • a low-pitched wobbling sound
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble; coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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glossolalia

  • noun repetitive nonmeaningful speech (especially that associated with a trance state or religious fervor)

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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balkline

  • noun line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
    string line; baulk-line.

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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signpost

  • noun a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
    guidepost.
  • verb mark with a signpost, as of a path

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nastiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    filth; filthiness; foulness.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; bitchiness.

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bumpiness

  • noun the texture of a surface that has many bumps

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service

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

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air-condition

  • verb control the humidity and temperature of
    • The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned
  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-cool.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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top

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

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mintmark

  • noun a mark on a coin that identifies the mint where it was produced

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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malignment

  • noun slanderous defamation
    smear; vilification.

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reparation

  • noun compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
    • an act for which there is no reparation
  • noun (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors
    • Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I

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tool

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

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wrapped

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; cloaked; mantled.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb arrange or fold as a cover or protection
    wrap; wrap up.
    • wrap the baby before taking her out
    • Wrap the present

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tack_together

  • verb create by putting components or members together
    set up; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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cardiac_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
    cardiopulmonary arrest; asystole.

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mock_sun

  • noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    sundog; parhelion.
    • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

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fluorosis

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

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carrack

  • noun a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman
    carack.

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finishing_line

  • noun a line indicating the location of the finish of a race
    finish line.

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meteorology

  • noun predicting what the weather will be
    weather forecasting.
  • noun the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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donkey

  • noun the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  • noun domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    Equus asinus; domestic ass.

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spectrum

  • noun an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
  • noun a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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crinkled

  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; wavy; crinkly; wavelike.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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glob

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; lump; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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line_drawing

  • noun a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    depiction; delineation; limning.

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scarify

  • verb puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
    • The men in some African tribes scarify their faces
  • verb scratch the surface of
    • scarify seeds

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staff_line

  • noun any of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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genital

  • adjective of or relating to the external sex organs
    venereal.
    • genital herpes
    • venereal disease

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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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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lentigo

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    freckle.

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goalpost

  • noun one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field

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rudolf_virchow

  • noun German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)
    Rudolf Karl Virchow; Virchow.

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scotch

  • noun a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    score.
  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; Scotch whisky; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch whiskey.

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causeway

  • noun a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
  • verb provide with a causeway
    • A causewayed swamp

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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cloudlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a cloud
    nebular.

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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queen

  • noun the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
  • noun a female sovereign ruler
    female monarch; queen regnant.

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striate

  • verb mark with striae or striations
  • adjective marked with stria or striations

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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red_line

  • noun a line that is colored red and that bisects an ice hockey rink

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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ariled

  • adjective satellite (of some seeds) having a fleshy and usually brightly colored cover
    arillate.

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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dust_contamination

  • noun state of being contaminated with dust
  • noun the act of contaminating with dust particles

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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mend

  • noun sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
    darn; patch.
    • her stockings had several mends
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; mending; fixture.

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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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pocked

  • adjective satellite used of paved surfaces having holes or pits
    potholed; pockmarked.
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; pock; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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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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denounce

  • verb speak out against
    • He denounced the Nazis
  • verb to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
    stigmatise; brand; stigmatize; mark.
    • He denounced the government action
    • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

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aetiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    etiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    etiology.

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tiled

  • adjective satellite covered or furnished with tiles
    • baths with tiled walls
    • a tiled kitchen
  • verb cover with tiles
    tile.
    • tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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tweediness

  • noun looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
    coarseness; nubbiness.
  • noun an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds

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turn_up

  • verb appear or become visible; make a showing
    show up; come out; surface; come on.
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
  • verb bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    fold up; fold.
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar

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neckband

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

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splotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; blotched.
  • verb blotch or spot
    splotch.

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branding

  • noun the act of stigmatizing
    stigmatisation; stigmatization.
  • verb burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals
    brand.

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clew

  • noun a ball of yarn or cord or thread
  • noun evidence that helps to solve a problem
    cue; clue.

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spattered

  • adjective satellite covered with bright patches (often used in combination)
    splashed; splattered; dabbled.
    • waves dabbled with moonlight
    • a blood-spattered room
    • gardens splashed with color
    • kitchen walls splattered with grease
  • verb dash a liquid upon or against
    plash; splatter; splash; spatter; splosh; swash.
    • The mother splashed the baby's face with water

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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smoggy

  • adjective satellite clouded with a mixture of smoke and fog
    • the smoggy atmosphere of Los Angeles

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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murkiness

  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    fog; fogginess; murk.
  • noun the quality of being cloudy
    cloudiness; muddiness.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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overgrown

  • adjective satellite covered with growing plants
  • verb grow too large
    overgrow.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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paster

  • noun a workman who pastes
  • noun an adhesive label
    sticker; gummed label.

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extend

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

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leger_line

  • noun a short line; a notation for extending the range above or below the staff
    ledger line.

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contamination

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    taint.
  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contaminant.

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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mother-of-pearl_cloud

  • noun a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon
    nacreous cloud.

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level_off

  • verb become level or even
    level.
    • The ground levelled off

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line_of_life

  • noun a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
    lifeline; life line.

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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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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hoofprint

  • noun a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
    hoof mark; hoof-mark.

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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shiftiness

  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    slipperiness; rascality; trickiness.
  • noun the quality of being changeable in direction
    • the shiftiness of the wind caused the boat to veer unpredictably

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abradant

  • noun a substance that abrades or wears down
    abrasive; abrasive material.
  • noun a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
    abrader.

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moon-splashed

  • adjective satellite splashed or covered patchily with moonlight
    • the moon-splashed world

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plantar

  • adjective relating to or occurring on the undersurface of the foot
    • plantar warts can be very painful

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faltering

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    falter; waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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muck

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; ooze; goop; sludge.
  • noun fecal matter of animals
    droppings; dung.

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life

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

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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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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awninged

  • adjective satellite covered with an awning
    • with awninged windows on the west side

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love_line

  • noun a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature
    line of heart; heart line; mensal line.

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cracked

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    roughened; chapped.
    • chapped lips
  • verb become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    break; check; crack.
    • The glass cracked when it was heated

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nacreous_cloud

  • noun a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon
    mother-of-pearl cloud.

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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waviness

  • noun (of hair) a tendency to curl
    curliness.
  • noun unevenness produced by waves or wrinkles

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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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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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grown

  • adjective satellite (of animals) fully developed
    full-grown; big; adult; grownup; fully grown.
    • an adult animal
    • a grown woman
  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn; grow.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry

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rapprochement

  • noun the reestablishing of cordial relations
    reconciliation.

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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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hachure

  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hatching; hatch.

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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arteriectasis

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasia.

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mistiness

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; vapourousness; steaminess; haziness.

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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rail

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

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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bacterial_plaque

  • noun a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries
    dental plaque.

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postmark

  • noun a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing
  • verb stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing
    frank.

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seamed

  • adjective having or joined by a seam or seams
  • verb put together with a seam
    seam.
    • seam a dress

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discoloration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; stain.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discolouration.

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cross-grained

  • adjective satellite difficult to deal with
    contrarious.
  • adjective satellite of timber; having fibers running irregularly rather than in parallel
    wavy-grained; curly-grained.

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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venereal_wart

  • noun a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
    verruca acuminata; genital wart; condyloma acuminatum.

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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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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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shakiness

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the quality of being unstable and insecure
    • the shakiness of the present regime

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mother

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

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vilifier

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; traducer; libeler; defamer; maligner; slanderer.

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plaque

  • noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
  • noun a memorial made of brass
    brass; memorial tablet.

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appease

  • verb cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    gruntle; placate; conciliate; assuage; gentle; pacify; mollify; lenify.
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • verb overcome or allay
    quell; stay.
    • quell my hunger

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plash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    splash.
  • verb interlace the shoots of
    pleach.
    • pleach a hedge

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mending

  • noun garments that must be repaired
  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fixing; fix; fixture; mend.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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worn_spot

  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    fret.

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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asterisk

  • noun a star-shaped character * used in printing
    star.
  • verb mark with an asterisk
    star.
    • Linguists star unacceptable sentences

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patching

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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striation

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    stria.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    band; banding; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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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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coarseness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    saltiness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    graininess; granularity.

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francis_peyton_rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Peyton Rous.

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blemish

  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    defect; mar.
    • a facial blemish
  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; disfigure.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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shoulder

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

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hunk

  • noun a well-built sexually attractive man
  • noun a large piece of something without definite shape
    lump.
    • a hunk of bread
    • a lump of coal

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cirrus

  • noun usually coiled
    cirrhus.
  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus cloud.

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calculus

  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    concretion.
    • renal calculi can be very painful
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    tophus; tartar.

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conciliation

  • noun the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
    • there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed
  • noun any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration

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assay-mark

  • noun a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    authentication; hallmark.

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scrimmage

  • noun (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
  • noun a noisy riotous fight
    melee; battle royal.

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scrabble

  • noun an aimless drawing
    scribble; doodle.
  • noun a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game

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contaminating

  • adjective spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    dirty.
    • the air near the foundry was always dirty
    • a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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dirtying

  • noun the act of soiling something
    soiling; soilure.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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fingerprinting

  • noun the procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification
  • verb take an impression of a person's fingerprints
    fingerprint.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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fox

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

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fog

  • noun droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground
  • noun an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
    murkiness; fogginess; murk.

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polluter

  • noun a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
    defiler.

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alligatored

  • adjective satellite of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide
    cracked.
  • verb crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes
    alligator.

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palaeopathology

  • noun the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
    paleopathology.

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tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    dragon.

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cross_wire

  • noun either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration
    cross hair.
    • he had the target in his cross hairs

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burl

  • noun the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer
  • noun a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree

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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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dermatoglyphic

  • noun the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

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shifting

  • noun the act of moving from one place to another
    shift.
    • his constant shifting disrupted the class
  • verb make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched"
    shift; switch; change over.
    • First Joe led

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architectural

  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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aerology

  • noun meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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unsteadiness

  • noun the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
    ricketiness.
  • noun the quality of being unsteady--varying and unpredictable

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mark_off

  • verb set boundaries to and delimit
    mark out.
    • mark out the territory
  • verb put a check mark on or near or next to
    check off; mark; tick off; tick; check.
    • Please check each name on the list
    • tick off the items
    • mark off the units

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steaminess

  • noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
    vaporousness; mistiness; vapourousness; haziness.

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hallmark

  • noun a distinctive characteristic or attribute
    earmark; trademark; stylemark.
  • noun a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    authentication; assay-mark.

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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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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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diverticulosis

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

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scrimmage_line

  • noun line parallel to the goal lines where football linesmen line up at the start of each play in American football
    line of scrimmage.
    • the runner was tackled at the line of scrimmage

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attrition

  • noun erosion by friction
    abrasion; detrition; corrasion.
  • noun the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
    abrasion; detrition; grinding.

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uncleanness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    dirtiness.

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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canopied

  • adjective satellite covered with or as with a canopy
    • a canopied bed
    • streets canopied by stately trees
  • verb cover with a canopy
    canopy.

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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bewhisker

  • verb furnish with whiskers
    whisker.
    • a whiskered jersey

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bounds

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

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calumniation

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; hatchet job; traducement; calumny.

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whisker

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker
  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    sensory hair; vibrissa.

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corrade

  • verb wear away
    rub off; abrase; abrade; rub down.

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juvenile

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

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disgrace

  • noun a state of dishonor
    shame; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison
  • verb bring shame or dishonor upon
    dishonour; dishonor; attaint; shame.
    • he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime

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plantar_wart

  • noun a wart occurring on the sole of the foot
    • pressure causes plantar warts to develop a painful callus around the soft center

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ankylosis

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

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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scrawl

  • noun poor handwriting
    scratch; scribble; cacography.
  • verb write carelessly
    scribble.

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splotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splodge; blotch.
  • verb blotch or spot

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marking

  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • noun a pattern of marks

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dotted

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; speckled.
  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    constellate; stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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splosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    slush; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; squish; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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upholster

  • verb provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers

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paget

  • noun English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899)
    Sir James Paget.

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roll

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

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picture

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

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sir_howard_walter_florey

  • noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
    Florey; Howard Florey.

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lymphadenopathy

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

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portraiture

  • noun a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    portrayal; portrait.
  • noun the activity of making portraits

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scorer

  • noun a player who makes a score in a game or contest
  • noun a logger who marks trees to be felled

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dappled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    mottled.
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    dapple; cloud; mottle.

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variable

  • noun something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable quantity.

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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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genital_wart

  • noun a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
    verruca acuminata; venereal wart; condyloma acuminatum.

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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stigmatisation

  • noun the act of stigmatizing
    branding; stigmatization.

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footprint_evidence

  • noun evidence in the form of footprints
    • there was footprint evidence that he had been at the scene of the crime

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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terrasse

  • verb provide (a house) with a terrace
    terrace.
    • We terrassed the country house

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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sharpie

  • noun an alert and energetic person
    sharpy; eager beaver; busy bee; live wire.
  • noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    card sharper; sharpy; sharper; card shark; cardsharp; cardsharper; card sharp.

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laugh_line

  • noun a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
    crow's foot; crow's feet.
  • noun the point of a joke or humorous story
    gag line; tag line; punch line.

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snip

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snippet; snipping.
  • noun the act of clipping or snipping
    clipping; clip.

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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uneven

  • adjective not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
    • an uneven color
    • uneven ground
    • uneven margins
    • wood with an uneven grain
  • adjective satellite (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
    mismatched.
    • vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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paleopathology

  • noun the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
    palaeopathology.

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geometrical

  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometric.
  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometric.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs

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pathologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    diagnostician.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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crustlike

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; crusted; encrusted.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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aphagia

  • noun loss of the ability to swallow

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cloudy

  • adjective satellite lacking definite form or limits
    nebulose; nebulous.
    • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
  • adjective full of or covered with clouds
    • cloudy skies

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abrasiveness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being sharply disagreeable

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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architectural_plan

  • noun scale drawing of a structure
    plan.
    • the plans for City Hall were on file

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unevenness

  • noun the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
    variability.
  • noun the quality of being unbalanced

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slanderer

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; traducer; libeler; defamer; maligner; vilifier.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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specked

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; stippled; dotted; speckled.
  • verb produce specks in or on
    speck.
    • speck the cloth

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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anoxemia

  • noun abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

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bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacterium.

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convulse

  • verb make someone convulse with laughter
    • The comedian convulsed the crowd
  • verb be overcome with laughter

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encrusted

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; crusted; crustlike.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    incrust; encrust.

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wavelike

  • adjective satellite uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
    rippled; wavy; crinkly; crinkled.

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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badge

  • noun an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
    • they checked everyone's badge before letting them in
  • noun any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)
    • wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability

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blotched

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotchy; splotched.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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corbel

  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
    truss.
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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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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spattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spatter.

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slush_around

  • verb spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    slush; slosh around; slosh.
    • slosh paint all over the walls

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change

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

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descender

  • noun someone who descends
  • noun a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters

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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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dusty

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dust-covered.
    • a dusty pile of books
  • adjective satellite lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    cold; stale; moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten theories about race
    • stale news

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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blotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splotch; splodge.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; mottle.

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rockiness

  • noun the quality of abounding in rocks and stones
    • due to the rockiness of the land it was quickly dry even after a heavy rain

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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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jerkiness

  • noun the quality of being spasmodic and irregular
    fitfulness.

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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roll_up

  • verb form into a cylinder by rolling
    furl.
    • Roll up the cloth
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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lamppost

  • noun a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)

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marker

  • noun some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something
    • the buoys were markers for the channel
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marking; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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crow's_foot

  • noun a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
    laugh line; crow's feet.
  • noun large tree of Australasia
    silky elm; booyong; brown oak; red beech; Terrietia trifoliolata; stave wood; Heritiera trifoliolata.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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quivering

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the act of vibrating
    quiver; vibration.

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squalidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalor.

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smuttiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    sootiness.
  • noun obscenity in speech or writing
    dirtiness.

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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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blotchy

  • adjective satellite marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
    blotched; splotched.
  • adjective satellite marred by discolored spots or blotches
    • blotchy skin

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virchow

  • noun German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)
    Rudolf Karl Virchow; Rudolf Virchow.

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afford

  • verb be able to spare or give up
    • I can't afford to spend two hours with this person
  • verb be the cause or source of
    yield; give.
    • He gave me a lot of trouble
    • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

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marbled

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbleised; marbleized.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb paint or stain like marble
    marble.
    • marble paper

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jag

  • noun a sharp projection on an edge or surface
    • he clutched a jag of the rock
  • noun a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

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machicolate

  • verb supply with projecting galleries
    • machicolate the castle walls

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reflux

  • noun an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    ebb.

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crenel

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenelle.

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asynergia

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

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detritus

  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    dust; junk; debris; rubble.
  • noun loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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nock

  • verb make small marks into the surface of
    score; mark.
    • score the clay before firing it

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bend_sinister

  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bar sinister.

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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rain_cloud

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus; nimbus cloud.

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asynergy

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

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traducer

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; libeler; defamer; maligner; slanderer; vilifier.

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soiling

  • noun the act of soiling something
    dirtying; soilure.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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marbleized

  • adjective satellite patterned with veins or streaks or color resembling marble
    marbled; marbleised.
    • marbleized pink skin
  • verb make something look like marble
    marbleize; marbleise.
    • marbleize the fireplace

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mar

  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    blemish; defect.
    • a facial blemish
  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    March.

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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out_of_bounds

  • noun a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
    sideline.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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coagulate

  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot.
    • coagulated blood
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
    clot.

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outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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lentiginous

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginose; freckled.

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sclerosis

  • noun any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
    induration.

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raddle

  • noun a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
    reddle; ruddle.
  • verb twist or braid together, interlace
    ruddle.

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buy_in

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    stock up; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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crumple

  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; break down; crumble.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
  • verb fold or collapse
    buckle.
    • His knees buckled

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landsteiner

  • noun United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)
    Karl Landsteiner.

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thumbprint

  • noun fingerprint made by the thumb (especially by the pad of the thumb)

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ledger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; leger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun an accounting journal as a physical object
    daybook.
    • he bought a new daybook

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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equip

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with abilities or understanding
    • She was never equipped to be a dancer

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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freckled

  • adjective satellite relating to or covered with or resembling freckles
    lentiginous; lentiginose.
  • verb become freckled
    freckle.
    • I freckle easily

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curly

  • adjective (of hair) having curls or waves
    • they envied her naturally curly hair

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sundog

  • noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    mock sun; parhelion.
    • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

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line_of_scrimmage

  • noun line parallel to the goal lines where football linesmen line up at the start of each play in American football
    scrimmage line.
    • the runner was tackled at the line of scrimmage

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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foul_line

  • noun a line from which basketball players take penalty shots
  • noun a line across a bowling alley that a bowler must not cross

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spininess

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    bristliness; prickliness; thorniness.

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jaggy

  • adjective satellite having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
    jagged; erose; toothed; notched.
  • adjective satellite having a sharply uneven surface or outline
    jagged; scraggy.
    • the jagged outline of the crags
    • scraggy cliffs

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queen_post

  • noun vertical tie post in a roof truss

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streaky

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaked.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces

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kern

  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.

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scratchiness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    harshness; abrasiveness.

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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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discolouration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    stain; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discoloration.

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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cairn

  • noun a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
  • noun small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland
    cairn terrier.

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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defame

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; asperse; slander; denigrate; calumniate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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colourize

  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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splashy

  • adjective characterized by water flying about haphazardly
  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    flamboyant; showy.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad

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infarct

  • noun localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
    infarction.

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rubdown

  • noun the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes

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bespot

  • verb mark with, or as if with, spots

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ruck

  • noun a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    herd.
    • his brilliance raised him above the ruck
    • the children resembled a fairy herd
  • noun an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
    pucker.

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saturn

  • noun a giant planet that is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; the 6th planet from the sun
  • noun (Roman mythology) god of agriculture and vegetation; counterpart of Greek Cronus
    • Saturday is Saturn's Day

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cumulus_cloud

  • noun a globular cloud
    cumulus.

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mantled

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; wrapped; cloaked.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb spread over a surface, like a mantle
    mantle.

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stenograph

  • noun a shorthand character
  • noun a machine for typewriting shorthand characters

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divergence

  • noun the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    divergency.
    • an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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smudge

  • noun a smoky fire to drive away insects
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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smudgy

  • adjective satellite smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination
    • oil-smeared work clothes
    • hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth
    • ink-smudged fingers

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cloven

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    bisulcate.
    • bisulcate hoof
  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; cleave; split.
    • cleave the bone

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amyloid

  • noun a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch
  • noun (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

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turn

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

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hatchet_job

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; calumniation; traducement; calumny.

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rudderstock

  • noun a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot
    rudderpost.

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bar_sinister

  • noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
    illegitimacy; bastardy.
  • noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
    bend sinister.

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checked

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checkered; chequered.
  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; suss out; check over; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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shoulder_patch

  • noun patch worn on the shoulder of a military uniform to indicate rank

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white

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

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bitt

  • noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    bollard.
    • the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards
  • verb secure with a bitt
    • bitt the ship line

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streaked

  • adjective satellite marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations
    streaky.
    • streaked hair
    • fat legs and dirty streaky faces
  • verb move quickly in a straight line
    streak.
    • The plane streaked across the sky

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telegraph_post

  • noun tall pole supporting telephone wires
    telegraph pole; telephone pole.

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slashed

  • adjective satellite patterned by having color applied with sweeping strokes
    • brown iris...slashed with yellow"- Willa Cather
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash; cut down.

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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cockle

  • noun common edible European bivalve
  • noun common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs

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notched

  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; serrated; saw-toothed; serrate.
  • verb cut or make a notch into
    notch.
    • notch the rope

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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hairline

  • noun a very thin line
  • noun the natural margin formed by hair on the head

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smutch

  • verb make a smudge on; soil by smudging
    smear; smudge; blur.

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aspersion

  • noun a disparaging remark
    slur.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    defamation; calumny; denigration; slander.

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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lumpy

  • adjective satellite like or containing small sticky lumps
    chunky.
    • the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough
  • adjective satellite having lumps; not smooth and even in texture
    • lumpy gravy

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silhouette

  • noun an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
  • noun a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color

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colorise

  • verb add color to
    color in; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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snowy

  • adjective satellite marked by the presence of snow
    white.
    • a white Christmas
    • the white hills of a northern winter
  • adjective satellite covered with snow
    snow-clad; snow-covered.
    • snow-clad hills
    • snow-covered roads
    • a long snowy winter

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king_post

  • noun post connecting the crossbeam to the apex of a triangular truss

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dust-covered

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dusty.
    • a dusty pile of books

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facula

  • noun a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

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gangrene

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    sphacelus; slough.
  • noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
    necrosis; mortification; sphacelus.

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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squalor

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalidness.

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evaporate

  • verb lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
    vaporise; vaporize.
    • evaporate milk
  • verb cause to change into a vapor
    vaporise.
    • The chemist evaporated the water

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string_line

  • noun line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game
    baulk-line; balkline.

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befouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    fouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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air-cool

  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-condition.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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beaded

  • adjective satellite covered with beads of liquid
    • a face beaded with sweat
  • verb form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
    bead.

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salt

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

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miasm

  • noun an unwholesome atmosphere
    miasma.
    • the novel spun a miasma of death and decay
  • noun unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
    miasma.
    • the miasma of the marshes
    • a miasma of cigar smoke

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invariableness

  • noun the quality of being resistant to variation
    invariability; invariance.

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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friction

  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    clash.
  • noun the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
    rubbing.

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fitfulness

  • noun the quality of being spasmodic and irregular
    jerkiness.

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verruca_acuminata

  • noun a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
    genital wart; venereal wart; condyloma acuminatum.

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undappled

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transistorize

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorise.

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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jolt

  • noun a sudden jarring impact
    shock; jar; jounce.
    • the door closed with a jolt
    • all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jerk; saccade.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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patch_up

  • verb mend by putting a patch on
    patch.
    • patch a hole
  • verb come to terms
    make up; settle; reconcile; conciliate.
    • After some discussion we finally made up

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florey

  • noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
    Sir Howard Walter Florey; Howard Florey.

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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service_line

  • noun the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
    baseline.

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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signalise

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

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skyline

  • noun the outline of objects seen against the sky
  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    visible horizon; sensible horizon; horizon; apparent horizon.

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finishing

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finish; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the act of finishing
    finish.
    • his best finish in a major tournament was third
    • the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

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nimbus_cloud

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus; rain cloud.

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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seam

  • noun joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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stigma

  • noun the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
  • noun a symbol of disgrace or infamy
    brand; stain; mark.
    • And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

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delineation

  • noun a graphic or vivid verbal description
    picture; characterization; characterisation; word picture; depiction; word-painting.
    • too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures
    • the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland
    • the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters
  • noun a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    depiction; line drawing; limning.

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glaze

  • noun any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  • noun a glossy finish on a fabric

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label

  • noun a brief description given for purposes of identification
    • the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture
  • noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
    recording label.
    • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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hoof-mark

  • noun a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal
    hoof mark; hoofprint.

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alkalosis

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

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checkered

  • adjective satellite patterned with alternating squares of color
    checked; chequered.
  • verb mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    checker; check; chequer.

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ledger_line

  • noun a short line; a notation for extending the range above or below the staff
    leger line.

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thundercloud

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    cumulonimbus; cumulonimbus cloud.

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hydrate

  • noun any compound that contains water of crystallization
  • verb supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
    • the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently

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bedraggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    draggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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bowlder

  • noun a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
    boulder.

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quiet

  • noun a period of calm weather
    lull.
    • there was a lull in the storm
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; tranquillity.

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calumniate

  • verb charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
    sully; smirch; smear; defame; asperse; slander; denigrate; besmirch.
    • The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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maculation

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    staining; spotting.

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cancel

  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    natural.
  • verb postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    scratch; scrub; call off.
    • Call off the engagement
    • cancel the dinner party
    • we had to scrub our vacation plans
    • scratch that meeting--the chair is ill

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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imbricated

  • adjective satellite used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles
    imbricate.
  • verb place so as to overlap
    imbricate.
    • imbricate the roof tiles

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cloud_cover

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloudiness; overcast.

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jerky

  • noun meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
    jerked meat; jerk.
  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; arrhythmic.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat

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defamer

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; traducer; libeler; maligner; slanderer; vilifier.

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put_together

  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; set up; tack; assemble; piece.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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foggy

  • adjective satellite stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
    groggy; logy; stuporous; dazed.
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; fuzzy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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vaporous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vapourous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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broad_arrow

  • noun an arrowhead mark identifying British government property
  • noun a mark shaped like an arrowhead; used to mark convicts' clothing

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carbon_black

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack.

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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fogbound

  • adjective satellite enveloped in fog
    • a fogbound fleet
    • the fogbound city

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thorniness

  • noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
    bristliness; spininess; prickliness.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; jaundice.

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spotlight

  • noun a focus of public attention
    limelight; public eye; glare.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
    spot.

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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cirrocumulus

  • noun a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples
    cirrocumulus cloud.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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rubbing

  • noun the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
    friction.
  • noun representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal

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purse

  • noun a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    handbag; bag; pocketbook.
    • she reached into her bag and found a comb
  • noun a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    • he made the contribution out of his own purse
    • he and his wife shared a common purse

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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regularity

  • noun a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles
    geometrical regularity.
  • noun the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
    • he was famous for the regularity of his habits

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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gammopathy

  • noun a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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authentication

  • noun a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    assay-mark; hallmark.
  • noun validating the authenticity of something or someone
    certification.

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agitated

  • adjective troubled emotionally and usually deeply
    • agitated parents
  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; agitate; foment.

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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muffled

  • adjective satellite being or made softer or less loud or clear
    muted; softened; dull.
    • the dull boom of distant breaking waves
    • muffled drums
    • the muffled noises of the street
    • muted trumpets
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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brandmark

  • verb mark with a brand or trademark
    brand; trademark.
    • when this produc