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leap_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; 366 days.

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bioluminescence

  • noun luminescence produced by physiological processes (as in the firefly)

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mid-forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    forties.

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whitweek

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitsun; Whitsuntide.

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ray_of_light

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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basketball_season

  • noun the season when basketball is played

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face_time

  • noun work time spent at the location of or in the presence of other people
    • instead of working on the problem at home he devoted face time to it at the office

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religious

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

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indiction

  • noun a 15-year cycle used as a chronological unit in ancient Rome and adopted in some medieval kingdoms

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midafternoon

  • noun the middle part of the afternoon

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new_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new phase of the moon.

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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twelvemonth

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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puerperium

  • noun time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
    • a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium

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high_beam

  • noun the beam of a car's headlights that provides distant illumination

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millennium

  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millenary.
  • noun (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness

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civil_year

  • noun the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
    calendar year.

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light_source

  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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daylength

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term_of_office

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    incumbency; tenure.

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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ignis

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early_childhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    babyhood; infancy.

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forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    mid-forties.
  • noun the decade from 1940 to 1949
    1940s.

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gaslight

  • noun light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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tiebreaker

  • noun overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer

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laser

  • noun an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
    optical maser.

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month

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

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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hebdomad

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    week.
    • it rained for a week

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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salad

  • noun food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens

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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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sheepshearing

  • noun the time or season when sheep are sheared
  • noun a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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fewer

  • adjective (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
    • fewer birds came this year
    • the birds are fewer this year
    • fewer trains were late
  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    few.
    • a few weeks ago
    • a few more wagons than usual
    • an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
    • few roses were still blooming
    • few women have led troops in battle

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dry_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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canicule

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicular days.

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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anal

  • adjective of or related to the anus
    • anal thermometer
  • adjective a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
    anal retentive.

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time_of_life

  • noun a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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bimonthly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring twice a month
    semimonthly.
    • a semimonthly publication

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travel_time

  • noun a period of time spent traveling
    • workers were not paid for their travel time between home and factory

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nineties

  • noun the decade from 1890 to 1899
    1890s.
  • noun the decade from 1990 to 1999
    1990s.

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infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

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new_phase_of_the_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new moon.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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month_of_sundays

  • noun a time perceived as long
    • I hadn't seen him in a month of Sundays

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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second

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

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greyline

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regulation_time

  • noun (sports) the normal prescribed duration of a game
    • the game was finished in regulation time

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clotting

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    curdling; coagulation.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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electric_light

  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; light bulb; electric-light bulb; bulb; incandescent lamp.

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life-time

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    lifetime; life; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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blue

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

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will

  • noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    volition.
    • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
  • noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    • where there's a will there's a way

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neolithic

  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
    • evidence of neolithic settlements

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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novitiate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    noviciate.
  • noun someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
    novice.

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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turnaround

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround time.
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    flip-flop; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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musth

  • noun an annual phase of heightened sexual excitement in the males of certain large mammals (especially elephants); is associated with discharge from a gland between the eye and ear
    • the frenzied elephant was in musth

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long_time

  • noun a prolonged period of time
    age; years.
    • we've known each other for ages
    • I haven't been there for years and years

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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mid-nineties

  • noun the time of life between 90 and 100
    nineties.

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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beam_of_light

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; light beam; ray.

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chemiluminescence

  • noun luminescence resulting from a chemical reaction as the oxidation of luciferin in fireflies

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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twentieth

  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the nineteenth in position
    20th.

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intercalary

  • adjective satellite having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"
    • a leap year is an intercalary year

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seedtime

  • noun any time of new development
  • noun the time during which seeds should be planted

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biweekly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring every two weeks
    fortnightly.

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schooldays

  • noun the time of life when you are going to school
    schooltime.

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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study_hall

  • noun a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
  • noun a classroom reserved for study

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dry

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

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shibah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shiva; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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thirty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
    XXX; 30.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than twenty
    xxx; 30.

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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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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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eosophobia

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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social

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

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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daybreak

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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mesolithic_age

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic.

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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fiscal_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    financial year.

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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seventies

  • noun the decade from 1970 to 1979
    1970s.
  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    mid-seventies.

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mesolithic

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)

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illumination

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

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question_time

  • noun a period during a parliamentary session when members of British Parliament may ask questions of the ministers

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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sudden_death

  • noun (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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august

  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.
  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage

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consumption

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; uptake.
  • noun involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
    white plague; phthisis; pulmonary tuberculosis; wasting disease.

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decennary

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennium; decade.

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wintertime

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    winter.

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bronze_age

  • noun (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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june

  • noun the month following May and preceding July

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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morn

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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lent

  • noun a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
    Lententide.
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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bimillennium

  • noun the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    bimillenary.
  • noun a span of 2000 years
    bimillenary.

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social_season

  • noun the season for major social events

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sunburst

  • noun a sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds
  • noun a design consisting of a central disk resembling the sun and rays emanating from it

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round-trip_light_time

  • noun the elapsed time it takes for a signal to travel from Earth to a spacecraft (or other body) and back to the starting point
    RTLT.

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first_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation

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shine

  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    effulgence; radiance; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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october

  • noun the month following September and preceding November
    Oct.

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diurnal

  • adjective of or belonging to or active during the day
    • diurnal animals are active during the day
    • diurnal flowers are open during the day and closed at night
    • diurnal and nocturnal offices
  • adjective satellite having a daily cycle or occurring every day
    • diurnal rotation of the heavens

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limitation

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    restriction.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun the quality of being limited or restricted
    • it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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quarterly

  • noun a periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of a quarter
    • quarterly report

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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millenary

  • noun the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    millennium.
  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millennium.

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widowhood

  • noun the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
  • noun the state of being a widow who has not remarried

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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half-life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half life.

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eclipse

  • noun one celestial body obscures another
    occultation.
  • verb be greater in significance than
    dominate; overshadow.
    • the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness

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sudden

  • adjective happening without warning or in a short space of time
    • a sudden storm
    • a sudden decision
    • a sudden cure

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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streamer

  • noun light that streams
    • streamers of flames
  • noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
    banner.

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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solar_system

  • noun the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field

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phallic_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure
    phallic stage.

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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rainy_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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way

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

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something

Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. Shak.
The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. Pope.
Something attemped, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Longfellow.

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caliphate

  • noun the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community
    • their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

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year_dot

  • noun as long ago as anyone can remember
    • he has been a conductor since the year dot

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lux

  • noun a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle
    lx.

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christmas

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel.
  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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yuletide

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel; Christmas.

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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hockey_season

  • noun the season when hockey is played

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secretory_phase

  • noun the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
    luteal phase.

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off-season

  • noun the season when travel is least active and rates are lowest

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glowing

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    radiance; glow.
  • verb emit a steady even light without flames
    glow.
    • The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden

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sundown

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sunset.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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philosophy

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

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advent

  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    coming.
    • the advent of the computer
  • noun the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

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lighting

  • noun having abundant light or illumination
    light.
    • they played as long as it was light
    • as long as the lighting was good
  • noun apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film

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prohibition

  • noun a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
    • in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    ban; proscription.

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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platen

  • noun work table of a machine tool
  • noun the flat plate of a printing press that presses the paper against the type

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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counterglow

  • noun a faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in space
    gegenschein.

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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canicular_days

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicule.

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term_of_enlistment

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    hitch; tour; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.

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natural

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

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third

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

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gegenschein

  • noun a faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in space
    counterglow.

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light

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

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corona

  • noun the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
    aureole.
  • noun (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower

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holy_week

  • noun the week before Easter
    Passion Week.

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leisure_time

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure.
    • his job left him little leisure

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lactate

  • noun a salt or ester of lactic acid
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; give suck; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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eventide

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

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half_life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half-life.

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fireball

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    bolide.
  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; powerhouse.

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scintillation

  • noun (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    sparkling; twinkle.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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blue_moon

  • noun a long time
    • something that happens once in blue moon almost never happens

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jack

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

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366_days

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; leap year.

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palaeolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Paleolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    paleolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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years

  • noun a late time of life
    geezerhood; age; old age; eld.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood
  • noun a prolonged period of time
    age; long time.
    • we've known each other for ages
    • I haven't been there for years and years

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academic_session

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    school term; session; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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adolescence

  • noun the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  • noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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culmination

  • noun a final climactic stage
    apogee.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

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wet-nurse

  • noun a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    wetnurse; wet nurse; amah.
  • verb give suck to
    suckle; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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march

  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.
  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching

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middle_paleolithic

  • noun the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC

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sixties

  • noun the decade from 1960 to 1969
    1960s.
  • noun the time of life between 60 and 70
    mid-sixties.

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illuminance

  • noun the luminous flux incident on a unit area
    illumination.

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absence

  • noun the state of being absent
    • he was surprised by the absence of any explanation
  • noun failure to be present

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visible_light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window

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bout

  • noun (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
    turn; round.
  • noun a period of illness
    • a bout of fever
    • a bout of depression

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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sidereal_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars

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apogee

  • noun a final climactic stage
    culmination.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

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ephemera

  • noun something transitory; lasting a day
  • noun anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
    ephemeron; ephemeral.

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equinoctial

  • noun the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
    celestial equator; equinoctial line; equinoctial circle.
  • adjective relating to the vicinity of the equator

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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term_of_a_contract

  • noun the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
    lease.

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mid-seventies

  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    seventies.

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paleolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Palaeolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    palaeolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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yule

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Noel; Christmas.

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shivah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shibah; shiva.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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yr

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    twelvemonth; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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twilight

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • noun the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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hereafter

  • noun life after death
    afterlife.
  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; future; futurity.

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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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overtime_period

  • noun a period of overtime play to resolve a tie; e.g. basketball

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stone_age

  • noun (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements

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luminosity

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    luminance; brightness; luminousness; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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eighties

  • noun the decade from 1880 to 1889
    1880s.
  • noun the decade from 1980 to 1989
    1980s.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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week_from_monday

  • noun a time period of a week or more
    • a week from Monday will be too soon!

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generation

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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calendar_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    civil day.

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modern_era

  • noun the present or recent times

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forenoon

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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church_year

  • noun the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
    Christian year.

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genital_stage

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity
    genital phase.

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fortnight

  • noun a period of fourteen consecutive days
    two weeks.
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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shelf_life

  • noun the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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sunrise

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

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clotting_time

  • noun the time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders

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rainy_day

  • noun a (future) time of financial need
    • I am saving for a rainy day

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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candlelight

  • noun the light provided by a burning candle
    candle flame.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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morning_time

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    forenoon; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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oral_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting
    oral stage.

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health

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

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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financial_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    fiscal year.

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weeknight

  • noun any night of the week except Saturday or Sunday

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diakinesis

  • noun the final stage of the prophase of meiosis

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laser_beam

  • noun a beam of light generated by a laser

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circumstance

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

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free

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

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time_off

  • noun a time period when you are not required to work
    • he requested time off to attend his grandmother's funeral

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wits

  • noun the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
    marbles.
    • he used his wits to get ahead
    • I was scared out of my wits
    • he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor; humour.

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long_haul

  • noun a journey over a long distance
    • it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles
  • noun a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out
    long run.
    • in the long run we will win
    • in the long run we will all be dead
    • he performed well over the long haul

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exhibition_season

  • noun the time before the regular games begin when football or baseball teams play practice games

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ash

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

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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september

  • noun the month following August and preceding October
    Sept; Sep.

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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lactation

  • noun the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

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blindman's

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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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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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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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field_day

  • noun (military) a day for military exercises and display
  • noun a day for outdoor athletic competition

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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usance

  • noun the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • noun (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    use of goods and services; use; economic consumption; consumption.
    • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

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irradiation

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

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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leave_of_absence

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother

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peak_season

  • noun the season when travel is most active and rates are highest
    high season.
    • they traveled to Europe in high season

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probation

  • noun a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
  • noun a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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phase_of_cell_division

  • noun a stage in meiosis or mitosis

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; mid-thirties.
  • noun the decade from 1930 to 1939
    1930s.

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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monday

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon.

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overtime

  • noun work done in addition to regular working hours
  • noun playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    extra time.

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blossom

  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    flower; bloom.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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bloom

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    blooming.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; flower.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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daylight

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    day; daytime.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  • noun light during the daytime

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silly_season

  • noun a time usually late summer characterized by exaggerated news stories about frivolous matters for want of real news

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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twenties

  • noun the time of life between 20 and 30
    mid-twenties.
  • noun the decade from 1920 to 1929
    1920s.

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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time

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

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paleolithic_age

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Palaeolithic; Paleolithic.

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mid-fifties

  • noun the time of life between 50 and 60
    fifties.

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time_frame

  • noun a time period during which something occurs or is expected to occur
    • an agreement can be reached in a reasonably short time frame

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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noviciate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    novitiate.

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summertime

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summer.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore

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air_alert

  • noun the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack
  • noun the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation
    • aircraft in the Mideast are on air alert

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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explanation

  • noun a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
    account.
    • the explanation was very simple
    • I expected a brief account
  • noun thought that makes something comprehensible

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phase_of_the_moon

  • noun a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance

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multidaylight

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lower_paleolithic

  • noun the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago

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simulate

  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings
  • verb create a representation or model of
    model.
    • The pilots are trained in conditions simulating high-altitude flights

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grace

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

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mid-thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; thirties.

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tropical_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    astronomical year; equinoctial year; solar year.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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zygotene

  • noun the second stage of the prophase of meiosis

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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will-o'-the-wisp

  • noun a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    friar's lantern; ignis fatuus; jack-o'-lantern.
  • noun an illusion that misleads
    ignis fatuus.

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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sweden

  • noun a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
    Sverige; Kingdom of Sweden.

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street

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

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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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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aesthetic

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism
  • adjective relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
    esthetic.
    • aesthetic values

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moon-ray

  • noun a ray of moonlight
    moonbeam; moon ray.

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beauty_sleep

  • noun sleep before midnight

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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incubation_period

  • noun the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease

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church_festival

  • noun a festival having religious significance
    religious festival.

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photopia

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bissextile_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; 366 days; leap year.

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modern

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

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academic_year

  • noun the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
    school year.

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day_off

  • noun a day when you are not required to work
    • Thursday is his day off

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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fertile_period

  • noun the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
    fertile phase.

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full_moon

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full-of-the-moon; full; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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take

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

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shelf

  • noun a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  • noun a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    ledge.

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luteal_phase

  • noun the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
    secretory phase.

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whitsuntide

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitweek; Whitsun.

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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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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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object

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

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chart

  • noun a visual display of information
  • noun a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

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visible_radiation

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    light; visible light.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window

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islamic_calendar_month

  • noun any lunar month in the Muslim calendar

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haying

  • noun the harvesting of hay
  • noun the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    haying time.

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genital

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

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drought

  • noun a shortage of rainfall
    drouth.
    • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
  • noun a prolonged shortage
    drouth.
    • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

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time_of_year

  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    season.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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firelight

  • noun the light of a fire (especially in a fireplace)

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moonshine

  • noun the light of the Moon
    moonlight; Moon.
    • moonlight is the smuggler's enemy
    • the Moon was bright enough to read by
  • noun whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    bootleg; corn liquor.

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nighttime

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; night.

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dog

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

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face

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

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common_year

  • noun a year that is not a leap year
    365 days.

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sunset

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

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golden_age

  • noun a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
    • it was the golden age of cinema
  • noun any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness

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photoperiod

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quattrocento

  • noun the 15th century in Italian art and literature

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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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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ignis_fatuus

  • noun a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    friar's lantern; jack-o'-lantern; will-o'-the-wisp.
  • noun an illusion that misleads
    will-o'-the-wisp.

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atmosphere

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

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luminance

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    brightness; luminosity; luminousness; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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space_age

  • noun the age beginning with the first space travel; from 1957 to the present

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lunar_day

  • noun the period of time taken for the moon to make one full rotation on its axis (about 27.3 sidereal days)

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indoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place within a building
    • indoor activities for a rainy day
    • an indoor pool
  • adjective satellite within doors
    • an indoor setting

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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diplotene

  • noun the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis

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session

  • noun a meeting for execution of a group's functions
    • it was the opening session of the legislature
  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; school term; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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alert

  • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
    qui vive.
    • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
  • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    alerting.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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floodlight

  • noun light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
    flood; photoflood; flood lamp.
  • verb illuminate with floodlights

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decade

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennary; decennium.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; tenner; ten; X.

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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calendar_month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    month.
    • he paid the bill last month

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ratio

  • noun the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  • noun the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    proportion.
    • an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations
    • a dry martini has a large proportion of gin

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heat_ray

  • noun a ray that produces a thermal effect

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dog_days

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    canicular days; canicule.

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prison

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

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time_value

  • noun (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    note value; value.

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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fertile_phase

  • noun the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
    fertile period.

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free_time

  • noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
    spare time.
  • noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
    spare time.

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shooting_star

  • noun a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode
    meteor.

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trial_period

  • noun a period of time during which someone or something is tested
    test period.

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anomalistic

Irregular; departing from common or established rules.

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guest_night

  • noun an evening when members of a club or college can bring their friends as guests

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watch

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

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leisure

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure time.
    • his job left him little leisure
  • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
    • he lacked the leisure for golf

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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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downtime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)

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teens

  • noun the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
  • noun all the numbers that end in -teen

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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adulthood

  • noun the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
    maturity.
  • noun the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity

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lententide

  • noun a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
    Lent.

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bronze_age

  • noun (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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affluent

  • noun an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
    • the so-called emerging affluents
  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    tributary; confluent; feeder.

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saint_martin's_summer

  • noun a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
    Indian summer.

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skylight

  • noun a window in a roof to admit daylight
    fanlight.

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jack-o'-lantern

  • noun a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    friar's lantern; ignis fatuus; will-o'-the-wisp.
  • noun lantern carved from a pumpkin

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common

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

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off_year

  • noun a year in which productivity is low or inferior
  • noun a year in which no major political elections are held

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spare_time

  • noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
    free time.
  • noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
    free time.

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holy_year

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)

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residence_time

  • noun the period of time spent in a particular place

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canicular

  • adjective of or relating to the dog days of summer
    • the canicular heat of the Deep South
  • adjective relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising of Canicula (the Dog Star)
    • canicular days

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turnaround_time

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround.

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roman_times

  • noun the time period during which Rome dominated Europe

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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frame

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

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wedding_night

  • noun the night after the wedding when bride and groom sleep together

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anomalistic_year

  • noun time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec

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intensity

  • noun the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
    strength; intensity level.
    • he adjusted the intensity of the sound
    • they measured the station's signal strength
  • noun high level or degree; the property of being intense
    intensiveness.

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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photopic

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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babyhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; infancy.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    infancy.

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outer_space

  • noun any location outside the Earth's atmosphere
    space.
    • the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether
    • the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth

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olympiad

  • noun one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC
  • noun the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
    Olympics; Olympic Games.

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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nocturnal

  • adjective belonging to or active during the night
    • nocturnal animals are active at night
    • nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day
  • adjective of or relating to or occurring in the night
    • nocturnal darkness

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terror

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

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theatrical_season

  • noun the season when new plays are produced

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wisp

  • noun a small tuft or lock
    • wisps of hair
  • noun a small person
    • a mere wisp of a girl

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calendar_year

  • noun the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
    civil year.

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genital_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity
    genital stage.

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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shiva

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shibah; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva
  • noun the destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon
    Siva.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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thirty-something

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirties; mid-thirties.

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fifties

  • noun the decade from 1950 to 1959
    1950s.
  • noun the time of life between 50 and 60
    mid-fifties.

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limit

  • noun the greatest possible degree of something
    boundary; bound.
    • what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
    • to the limit of his ability
  • noun final or latest limiting point
    terminus ad quem; terminal point.

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july

  • noun the month following June and preceding August

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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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conditions

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

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friar's_lantern

  • noun a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    ignis fatuus; jack-o'-lantern; will-o'-the-wisp.

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sundowner

  • noun a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown
  • noun a drink taken at sundown

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incarnation

  • noun a new personification of a familiar idea
    embodiment; avatar.
    • the embodiment of hope
    • the incarnation of evil
    • the very avatar of cunning
  • noun (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ

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calendar_week

  • noun a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
    week.

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efflorescence

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.
  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; rash.

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neonatal

  • adjective relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth
    • neonatal care
    • the neonatal period

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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aureole

  • noun the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
    corona.
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aura; halo.

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time_period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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bronze

  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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intercalary_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    bissextile year; 366 days; leap year.

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peacetime

  • noun a period of time during which there is no war

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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present_times

  • noun the circumstances and ideas of the present age
    modern world; contemporary world; modern times.
    • in modern times like these

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365_days

  • noun a year that is not a leap year
    common year.

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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phallic

  • adjective relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power
    • a phallic cult
    • phallic worship
  • adjective satellite resembling or being a phallus
    priapic.
    • a phallic symbol
    • phallic eroticism
    • priapic figurines

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old_age

  • noun a late time of life
    geezerhood; age; eld; years.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood

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delirium

  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; frenzy; craze; hysteria.
  • noun a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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sunshine

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    temperateness; fair weather.

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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harvest_time

  • noun the season for gathering crops
    harvest.

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neolithic_age

  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic.

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scotoperiod

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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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extra_innings

  • noun overtime play until one team is ahead at the end of an inning; e.g. baseball

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low_beam

  • noun the beam of a car's headlights that provides illumination for a short distance

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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twentieth_century

  • noun the century from 1901 to 2000

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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prison_term

  • noun the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
    time; sentence.
    • he served a prison term of 15 months
    • his sentence was 5 to 10 years
    • he is doing time in the county jail

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hard_times

  • noun a time of difficulty
  • noun a difficulty that can be overcome with effort
    rough sledding; hard time.
    • we had a hard time getting here
    • analysts predicted rough sledding for handset makers

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decennium

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennary; decade.

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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monthly

  • noun a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring or payable every month
    • monthly payments
    • the monthly newsletter

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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tropical

  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropic.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
  • adjective of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    • tropical year

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incubation

  • noun maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
  • noun (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear

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owlt

  • noun the elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object
    one-way light time.

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contemporary_world

  • noun the circumstances and ideas of the present age
    modern world; present times; modern times.
    • in modern times like these

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bissextile

Leap year; every fourth year, in which a day is added to the month of February on account of the excess of the tropical year (365 d. 5 h. 48 m. 46 s.) above 365 days. But one day added every four years is equivalent to six hours each year, which is 11 m. 14 s. more than the excess of the real year. Hence, it is necessary to suppress the bissextile day at the end of every century which is not divisible by 400, while it is retained at the end of those which are divisible by 400.

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bimillenary

  • noun the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    bimillennium.
  • noun a span of 2000 years
    bimillennium.

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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hunting_season

  • noun the season during which it is legal to kill a particular species

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hospitalization

  • noun a period of time when you are confined to a hospital
    • now they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization
  • noun the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital
    • he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization

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puberty

  • noun the time of life when sex glands become functional
    pubescence.

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latency_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
    latency period; latency stage.

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scrutiny

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    examination.
  • noun a prolonged intense look

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school_day

  • noun any day on which school is in session
    • go to bed early because tomorrow is a school day
  • noun the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session
    school; schooltime.
    • stay after school
    • he didn't miss a single day of school
    • when the school day was done we would walk home together

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prepuberty

  • noun a period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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two_weeks

  • noun a period of fourteen consecutive days
    fortnight.
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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school_year

  • noun the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
    academic year.

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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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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bolide

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    fireball.

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atmospheric

  • adjective relating to or located in the atmosphere
    atmospherical.
    • atmospheric tests

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high_season

  • noun the season when travel is most active and rates are highest
    peak season.
    • they traveled to Europe in high season

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workweek

  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    week.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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test_period

  • noun a period of time during which someone or something is tested
    trial period.

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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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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sunray

  • noun a ray of sunlight
    sunbeam.
  • noun herb having a basal cluster of grey-green leaves and leafless stalks each with a solitary broad yellow flower head; desert areas Idaho to Arizona
    Enceliopsis nudicaulis.

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while

  • noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    spell; piece; patch.
    • he was here for a little while
    • I need to rest for a piece
    • a spell of good weather
    • a patch of bad weather

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pubescence

  • noun the time of life when sex glands become functional
    puberty.

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great_year

  • noun time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years
    Platonic year.

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residence

  • noun any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
    abode.
    • a person can have several residences
  • noun the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
    • he refused to live in the governor's residence

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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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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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latency_period

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
    latency phase; latency stage.

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geezerhood

  • noun a late time of life
    age; old age; eld; years.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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compensatory_time

  • noun time off that is granted to a worker as compensation for working overtime

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press_run

  • noun the period that presses run to produce an issue of a newspaper
    print run.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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evening

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

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pachytene

  • noun the third stage of the prophase of meiosis

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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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time_limit

  • noun a time period within which something must be done or completed

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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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one-way_light_time

  • noun the elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object
    OWLT.

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uptime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use

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shooting

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shot.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun killing someone by gunfire
    • when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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christian_era

  • noun the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth
    Common era.

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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tour

  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    circuit.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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enlistment

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    hitch; tour; term of enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the act of enlisting (as in a military service)

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adverse

  • adjective satellite contrary to your interests or welfare
    untoward; inauspicious.
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions
  • adjective satellite in an opposing direction
    contrary.
    • adverse currents
    • a contrary wind

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epoch

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    era.
  • noun (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
    date of reference.

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luminousness

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    luminance; brightness; luminosity; light; brightness level.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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mid-twenties

  • noun the time of life between 20 and 30
    twenties.

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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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neonatal_period

  • noun the first 28 days of life

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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spell

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; trance.
  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    go; turn; tour.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work

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schooltime

  • noun the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session
    school day; school.
    • stay after school
    • he didn't miss a single day of school
    • when the school day was done we would walk home together
  • noun the time of life when you are going to school
    schooldays.

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innings

  • noun the batting turn of a cricket player or team
  • noun (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
    inning; frame.

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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springtime

  • noun the season of growth
    spring.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year

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companion

  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; associate.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
  • noun a traveler who accompanies you
    fellow traveller; fellow traveler.

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moment

  • noun a particular point in time
    instant; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    bit; mo; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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mid-sixties

  • noun the time of life between 60 and 70
    sixties.

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academic_term

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; school term; session.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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note_value

  • noun (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    time value; value.

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half-moon

  • noun the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail
    lunula; lunule.
  • noun the time at which the Moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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work_time

  • noun a time period when you are required to work

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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luminescence

  • noun light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    glow.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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sidereal

  • adjective of or relating to the stars or constellations
    • sidereal bodies
    • the sidereal system
  • adjective (of divisions of time) determined by daily motion of the stars
    • sidereal time

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iron_age

  • noun (archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the last and worst age of the world

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astronomical_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; equinoctial year; solar year.

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platonic_year

  • noun time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years
    great year.

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phosphorescence

  • noun a fluorescence that persists after the bombarding radiation has ceased

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solar_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; astronomical year; equinoctial year.

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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middle_age

  • noun the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)

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lunar_year

  • noun a period of 12 lunar months

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leptotene

  • noun the first stage of the prophase of meiosis

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volcanic

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes
    • volcanic steam
    • volcanic islands such as Iceland
    • a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions
  • adjective satellite explosively unstable
    • a volcanic temper

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distant

  • adjective separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
    • distant villages
    • the sound of distant traffic
    • a distant sound
    • a distant telephone call
  • adjective far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
    remote.
    • a distant cousin
    • a remote relative
    • a distant likeness
    • considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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real_time

  • noun the actual time that it takes a process to occur
    • information is updated in real time
  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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wee

  • noun a short time
    • bide a wee
  • verb eliminate urine
    wee-wee; spend a penny; piddle; micturate; pee-pee; make; pass water; make water; relieve oneself; take a leak; pee; urinate; puddle; piss.
    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

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iron_age

  • noun (archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the last and worst age of the world

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marian

Pertaining to the Virgin Mary, or sometimes to Mary, Queen of England, daughter of Henry VIII.
Of all the Marian martyrs, Mr. Philpot was the best-born gentleman. Fuller.
2. a prominent character in the legend of Robin Hood

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sky

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
  • verb throw or toss with a light motion
    toss; flip; pitch.
    • flip me the beachball
    • toss me newspaper

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nap

  • noun a period of time spent sleeping
    sleep.
    • he felt better after a little sleep
    • there wasn't time for a nap
  • noun a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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eld

  • noun a late time of life
    geezerhood; age; old age; years.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood
  • noun a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
    age.
    • she was now of school age
    • tall for his eld

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day_of_the_week

  • noun any one of the seven days in a week

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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daylight

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    day; daytime.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  • noun light during the daytime

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exhibition

  • noun the act of exhibiting
    • a remarkable exhibition of musicianship
  • noun a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    expo; exposition.

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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eye

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

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harvesting

  • noun the gathering of a ripened crop
    harvest home; harvest.
  • verb gather, as of natural products
    harvest; glean; reap.
    • harvest the grapes

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bachelorhood

  • noun the time of a man's life prior to marriage
  • noun the state of being an unmarried man

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long_run

  • noun a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out
    long haul.
    • in the long run we will win
    • in the long run we will all be dead
    • he performed well over the long haul

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light_beam

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; ray.

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preseason

  • noun a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation

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time_scale

  • noun an arrangement of events used as a measure of duration
    • on the geological time scale mankind has existed but for a brief moment

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elapsed

  • adjective (of time) having passed or slipped by
    • elapsed time
  • verb pass by
    elapse; go along; lapse; slip away; go by; glide by; slip by; pass; slide by.
    • three years elapsed

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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haul

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

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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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whitsun

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitweek; Whitsuntide.

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semester

  • noun one of two divisions of an academic year
  • noun half a year; a period of 6 months

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yearly

  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    annual; yearbook.
  • adjective satellite occurring or payable every year
    annual.
    • an annual trip to Paris
    • yearly medical examinations
    • annual (or yearly) income

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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full-of-the-moon

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full

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old

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

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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modern_times

  • noun the circumstances and ideas of the present age
    modern world; contemporary world; present times.
    • in modern times like these

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christmastide

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel; Christmas.

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dead

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

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brightness_level

  • noun the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
    luminance; brightness; luminosity; luminousness; light.
    • its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

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equinoctial_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; astronomical year; solar year.

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daylight

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    day; daytime.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  • noun light during the daytime

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menstrual_phase

  • noun the phase of the menstrual cycle during which the lining of the uterus is shed (the first day of menstrual flow is considered day 1 of the menstrual cycle)

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noel

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Christmas.

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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duration

  • noun the period of time during which something continues
    continuance.
  • noun the property of enduring or continuing in time
    continuance.

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candle

  • noun stick of wax with a wick in the middle
    wax light; taper.
  • noun the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
    candela; standard candle; cd.

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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theatrical

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical performance; histrionics; representation.
  • adjective of or relating to the theater

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scale

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

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golden_years

  • noun the time of life after retirement from active work

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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noon

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday; noonday.

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daytime

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    daylight; day.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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leap

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bounce; bound; saltation.
  • noun an abrupt transition
    jump; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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lunar

  • adjective of or relating to or associated with the moon
    • lunar surface
    • lunar module

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upper_paleolithic

  • noun the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed; ended about 10,000 years BC

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running_time

  • noun the length of time that a movie or tv show runs

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phengophobia

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incandescence

  • noun the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
    glow.
  • noun light from heat

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common_era

  • noun the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth
    Christian era.
  • adverb of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
    C.E.; CE.
    • in 200 CE

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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tenure

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; incumbency.
  • noun the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
    land tenure.

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burn

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

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early_days

  • noun an early period of development
    youth.
    • during the youth of the project

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anal_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned
    anal stage.

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religious_festival

  • noun a festival having religious significance
    church festival.

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new_year

  • noun the calendar year just begun

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christmastime

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Yule; Noel; Christmas.

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bloom_of_youth

  • noun the best time of youth
    bloom; salad days.

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eolithic_age

  • noun the earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture
    Eolithic.

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fluorescent

  • noun a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
    fluorescent fixture.
  • adjective satellite emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source

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aeon

  • noun (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
    eon.
  • noun the longest division of geological time
    eon.

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solar_eclipse

  • noun the moon interrupts light from the sun

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chapter

  • noun a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
    • he read a chapter every night before falling asleep
  • noun any distinct period in history or in a person's life
    • the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history
    • the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship

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comparison

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparing.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • noun relation based on similarities and differences

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candle_flame

  • noun the light provided by a burning candle
    candlelight.

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run-time

  • noun the time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run
  • noun (computer science) the length of time it takes to execute a software program

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clocking

  • noun the time taken to traverse a measured course
    • it was a world record clocking
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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longueur

  • noun a period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)

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december

  • noun the last (12th) month of the year
    Dec.

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new_england

  • noun a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut

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prohibition_era

  • noun the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
    prohibition.

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secretory

  • adjective of or relating to or producing a secretion
    • a secretory cell

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afternoon

  • noun the part of the day between noon and evening
    • he spent a quiet afternoon in the park
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good afternoon.

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horizon

  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    visible horizon; skyline; sensible horizon; apparent horizon.
  • noun the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    purview; view.
    • It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

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prohibitionist

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    dry.

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second_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the 13th to the 27th week of gestation

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year_of_grace

  • noun any year of the Christian era

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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presence

  • noun the state of being present; current existence
    • he tested for the presence of radon
  • noun the immediate proximity of someone or something
    front.
    • she blushed in his presence
    • he sensed the presence of danger
    • he was well behaved in front of company

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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honeymoon

  • noun a holiday taken by a newly married couple
  • noun the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political

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third_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the 28th week of gestation until delivery

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school_term

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; session; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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great_schism

  • noun the period from 1378 to 1417 during which there were two papacies in the Roman Catholic Church, one in Rome and one in Avignon

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lunar_time_period

  • noun there are usually two high and two low tides each day
    tide.

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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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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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eolithic

  • noun the earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture
    Eolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age (characterized by the use of eoliths)

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haying_time

  • noun the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    haying.

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indian_summer

  • noun a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
    Saint Martin's summer.

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question

  • noun an instance of questioning
    enquiry; inquiry; interrogation; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun the subject matter at issue
    head.
    • the question of disease merits serious discussion
    • under the head of minor Roman poets

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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growing_season

  • noun the season during which a crop grows best

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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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window

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

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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safe_period

  • noun that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)

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november

  • noun the month following October and preceding December
    Nov.

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sunlight

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunshine.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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incumbency

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; tenure.
  • noun a duty that is incumbent upon you

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moon_ray

  • noun a ray of moonlight
    moon-ray; moonbeam.

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sunday

  • noun first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
    Sun; Dominicus; Lord's Day.
  • noun United States evangelist (1862-1935)
    Billy Sunday; William Ashley Sunday.

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january

  • noun the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
    Jan.

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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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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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