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deaf (Also deaves, deafest, deafer) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to deaf

lower_class

  • noun the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
    underclass.

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retch

  • noun an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
    heave.
    • a bad case of the heaves
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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rattlepated

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott

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proletariat

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field

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auscultation

  • noun listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)

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regorge

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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empty-headed

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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thoughtful

  • adjective satellite having intellectual depth
    • a deeply thoughtful essay
  • adjective exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    • a thoughtful paper

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dish

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

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gentlefolk

  • noun people of good family and breeding and high social status

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tone-deaf

  • adjective satellite unable to appreciate music

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upchuck

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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laughable

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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peanut

  • noun underground pod of the peanut vine
  • noun widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground
    Arachis hypogaea; peanut vine.

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concerned

  • adjective feeling or showing worry or solicitude
    • concerned parents of youthful offenders
    • was concerned about the future
    • we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand
    • greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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incaution

  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
    incautiousness.

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offhanded

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; offhand; ad-lib; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhand.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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developmentally

  • adverb with respect to development
    • developmentally retarded

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sloppy

  • adjective satellite lacking neatness or order
    • a sloppy room
    • sloppy habits
  • adjective satellite wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
    • a sloppy floor
    • a sloppy saucer

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untenable

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    indefensible.

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sappy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite abounding in sap
    • sappy maple trees
    • sappy kindling wood

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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rehearing

  • noun the act of hearing again
    relistening.
  • verb hear or try a court case anew
    retry; rehear.

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induct

  • verb place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
    invest; seat.
    • there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy
  • verb accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
    initiate.
    • African men are initiated when they reach puberty

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undue

  • adjective not yet payable
    • an undue loan
  • adjective not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the circumstances
    • undue influence
    • I didn't want to show undue excitement
    • accused of using undue force

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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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incoherent

  • adjective without logical or meaningful connection
    • a turgid incoherent presentation
  • adjective (physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation

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keep_going

  • verb continue uninterrupted
    run on.
    • The disease will run on unchecked
    • The party kept going until 4 A.M.
  • verb suffice for a period between two points
    tide over; bridge over.
    • This money will keep us going for another year

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clientele

  • noun customers collectively
    patronage; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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commons

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • noun a pasture subject to common use
    common land.

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unemployed_people

  • noun people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)
    unemployed.
    • the long-term unemployed need assistance

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developmentally_challenged

  • noun people collectively who are mentally retarded
    retarded; mentally retarded.
    • he started a school for the retarded

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upper

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

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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brave

  • noun a North American Indian warrior
  • noun people who are brave
    • the home of the free and the brave

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ill-conceived

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    misguided.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company

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preposterous

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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stupefy

  • verb make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    besot.
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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free_people

  • noun people who are free
    free.
    • the home of the free and the brave

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casual

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
  • adjective satellite without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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incommunicative

  • adjective not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
    uncommunicative.

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illogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    unlogical.
  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts

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crust

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

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laxity

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

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age_bracket

  • noun a group of people having approximately the same age
    cohort; age group.

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polloi

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public

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

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multitude

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; pack; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a large gathering of people
    throng; concourse.

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loose

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

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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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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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stupor

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; daze.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupefaction.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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scatterbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; rattlepated.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; flyaway; head-in-the-clouds.
    • flighty young girls

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foolishness

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    folly; unwiseness.
  • noun the quality of being rash and foolish
    folly; madness; craziness.
    • trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly
    • adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness

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hearing_loss

  • noun partial or complete loss of hearing
    deafness.

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engrossment

  • noun complete attention; intense mental effort
    immersion; absorption; concentration.
  • noun the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    absorption; preoccupancy; preoccupation.

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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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heedful

  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; attentive.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing
  • adjective satellite cautiously attentive
    careful.
    • careful of her feelings
    • heedful of his father's advice

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unwariness

  • noun the trait of not being cautious and watchful

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fatuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; asinine.

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impolitic

  • adjective not politic
    • an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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commonalty

  • noun a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
    commonality; commons.

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enlightened

  • noun people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    initiate.
    • it is very familiar to the initiate
  • verb make understand
    edify; enlighten.
    • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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ill-considered

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-judged; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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puke

  • noun a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    git; crumb; stinker; so-and-so; scum bag; rat; rotter; dirty dog; bum; skunk; stinkpot; lowlife.
    • only a rotter would do that
    • kill the rat
    • throw the bum out
    • you cowardly little pukes!
    • the British call a contemptible person a `git'
  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    vomit; vomitus; barf.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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sodality

  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    fraternity; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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peach

  • noun cultivated in temperate regions
    peach tree; Prunus persica.
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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incautious

  • adjective lacking in caution
    • an incautious remark
    • incautious talk
  • adjective satellite carelessly failing to exercise proper caution
    • an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs

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unadvised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    ill-advised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations
  • adjective satellite having received no information
    • a defendant unadvised of her legal rights

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indefensible

  • adjective satellite (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
    untenable.
  • adjective satellite not able to be protected against attack

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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patronage

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    backing; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun customers collectively
    clientele; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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middle-ear_deafness

  • noun hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
    conductive hearing loss; conduction deafness.

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peer

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

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naive

  • adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    naif.
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  • adjective satellite of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
    primitive.
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking

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unhinged

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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citizenry

  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    people.
    • the Spanish people

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inattentive

  • adjective showing a lack of attention or care
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    neglectful.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents

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deaf-and-dumb

  • adjective satellite lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
    deaf-mute.

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auditory_hyperesthesia

  • noun abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
    hyperacusis; hyperacusia.

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unconfessed

  • noun people who have not confessed
    • the unconfessed cannot be forgiven
  • adjective satellite not admitted
    • unconfessed sins

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retreated

  • noun people who have retreated
    • he had only contempt for the retreated
  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb

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cat

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

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purge

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

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deaf-mute

  • noun a deaf person who is unable to speak
    deaf-and-dumb person; mute.
  • adjective satellite lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
    deaf-and-dumb.

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unarticulate

  • adjective without or deprived of the use of speech or words
    inarticulate.
    • inarticulate beasts
    • remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal
    • inarticulate with rage
    • an inarticulate cry

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rank_and_file

  • noun the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
    rank.
    • the strike was supported by the union rank and file
    • he rose from the ranks to become a colonel
  • noun people who constitute the main body of any group

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crazy

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

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immoderate

  • adjective beyond reasonable limits
    • immoderate laughter
    • immoderate spending

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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give

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

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pocket

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

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french_people

  • noun the people of France
    French.

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swiss_people

  • noun the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland
    Swiss.

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dutch

  • noun the people of the Netherlands
    Dutch people.
    • the Dutch are famous for their tulips
  • noun the West Germanic language of the Netherlands

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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cursory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    perfunctory; passing; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy

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throw_up

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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desperation

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

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needy

  • noun needy people collectively
    • they try to help the needy
  • adjective satellite poor enough to need help from others
    poverty-stricken; necessitous; impoverished; destitute; indigent.

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oversolicitous

  • adjective satellite excessively solicitous

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stone-deaf

  • adjective satellite totally deaf; unable to hear anything
    unhearing; profoundly deaf; deaf as a post.

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hoi

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womankind

  • noun women as distinguished from men

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the_halt

  • noun (archaic) lame persons collectively
    • the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind"--Luke 14:21

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bedaze

  • verb overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
    stun; daze.
    • The news stunned her

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classify

  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; sort out; class.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
  • verb declare unavailable, as for security reasons
    • Classify these documents

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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attend

  • verb be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    go to.
    • She attends class regularly
    • I rarely attend services at my church
    • did you go to the meeting?
  • verb take charge of or deal with
    see; take care; look.
    • Could you see about lunch?
    • I must attend to this matter
    • She took care of this business

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solicitousness

  • noun a feeling of excessive concern
    solicitude.

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british

  • noun the people of Great Britain
    British people; Brits.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture
    • his wife is British

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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numb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; blunt; dull.
    • The shock numbed her senses
  • adjective satellite lacking sensation
    benumbed; asleep.
    • my foot is asleep
    • numb with cold

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swiss

  • noun the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland
    Swiss people.
  • adjective of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture
    • the Swiss army

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upper_class

  • noun the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
    upper crust.

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cockamamie

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; 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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foolhardy

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    rash; heady; reckless.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

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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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peer_group

  • noun contemporaries of the same status

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mantrap

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; dish; looker.
  • noun a trap for catching trespassers

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patronise

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; sponsor; shop at; frequent.
  • verb assume sponsorship of
    sponsor; patronize.

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deuced

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance

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foolhardiness

  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    rashness; recklessness.

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fatuity

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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mute

  • noun a deaf person who is unable to speak
    deaf-mute; deaf-and-dumb person.
  • noun a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument

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tin_ear

  • noun an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
    tone deafness.
  • noun insensitivity to the appropriateness or subtlety of language
    • he has a tin ear for dialogue

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nonperformance

  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    carelessness; negligence; neglect.

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booboisie

  • noun class consisting of all those who are considered boobs

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common_people

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; folk.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next

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disabled

  • noun people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
    handicapped.
    • technology to help the elderly and the disabled
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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ancients

  • noun people who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)
  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian; ancient.

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adventurism

  • noun recklessness in politics or foreign affairs

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roots

  • noun the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage
    • his roots in Texas go back a long way
    • he went back to Sweden to search for his roots
    • his music has African roots
  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
    root.

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thoughtfulness

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; musing.
  • noun kind and considerate regard for others
    consideration; considerateness.
    • he showed no consideration for her feelings

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ill-judged

  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; improvident; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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chosen

  • noun one who is the object of choice; who is given preference
    • she was Mama's chosen
  • noun the name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910-1945)

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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masses

  • noun the common people generally
    people; the great unwashed; mass; hoi polloi; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people
  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
    mass.

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unadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    inadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable

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muteness

  • noun the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
    mutism.
    • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness
  • noun a refusal to speak when expected
    silence.
    • his silence about my contribution was surprising

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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mutism

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

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discomfited

  • noun people who are defeated
    defeated.
    • the Romans had no pity for the defeated
  • verb cause to lose one's composure
    untune; discompose; upset; disconcert; discomfit.

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derelict

  • noun a person without a home, job, or property
  • noun a ship abandoned on the high seas
    abandoned ship.

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halt

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

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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unemployed

  • noun people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)
    unemployed people.
    • the long-term unemployed need assistance
  • adjective not engaged in a gainful occupation
    • unemployed workers marched on the capital

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youth_culture

  • noun young adults (a generational unit) considered as a cultural class or subculture

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blessed

  • adjective highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)
    blest.
    • our blessed land
    • the blessed assurance of a steady income
  • verb give a benediction to
    bless.
    • The dying man blessed his son

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negligent

  • adjective characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern
    • negligent parents
    • negligent of detail
    • negligent in his correspondence

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grass_roots

  • noun the essential foundation or source
    • the problem was attacked at the grass roots
  • noun the common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)

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vomit

  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    puke; vomitus; barf.
  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    nauseant; vomitive; emetic.

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patronize

  • verb assume sponsorship of
    patronise; sponsor.
  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronise; sponsor; shop at; frequent.

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aphasic

  • noun someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language
  • adjective related to or affected by aphasia
    • aphasic speech

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coevals

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    generation; contemporaries.
  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval; contemporary.

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impaired

  • adjective diminished in strength, quality, or utility
    • impaired eyesight
  • verb make worse or less effective
    impair.
    • His vision was impaired

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smart_money

  • noun money bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors (especially if they have inside information)
  • noun (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
    exemplary damages; punitive damages.

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dutch_people

  • noun the people of the Netherlands
    Dutch.
    • the Dutch are famous for their tulips

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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wrapped

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

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goofy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

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careless

  • adjective marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    • careless about her clothes
    • forgotten by some careless person
    • a careless housekeeper
    • careless proofreading
    • it was a careless mistake
    • hurt by a careless remark
  • adjective satellite effortless and unstudied
    • an impression of careless elegance
    • danced with careless grace

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disregard

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    neglect.
  • noun willful lack of care and attention
    neglect.

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domain

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    land; demesne.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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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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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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wacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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age_class

  • noun people in the same age range

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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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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populace

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; public.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public

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remiss

  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    neglectful; derelict; delinquent.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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tongueless

  • adjective lacking a tongue
    • tongueless moccasins
  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; unspoken; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

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slapdash

  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    haphazard; slipshod; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship
  • adverb in a careless or reckless manner
    slam-bang.
    • the shelves were put up slapdash

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stun

  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stupefy.
    • stun fish
  • verb hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
    sandbag.

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deaf-mutism

  • noun congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
    deaf-muteness.

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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pathetic

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life
  • adjective satellite inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    pitiful; pitiable.
    • their efforts were pathetic
    • pitiable lack of character
    • pitiful exhibition of cowardice

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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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attending

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attention.
  • noun the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
    attendance.

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light-headed

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

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attender

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; auditor.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attendant.

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housebound

  • adjective satellite confined usually by illness
    homebound; shut-in.

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delinquency

  • noun nonpayment of a debt when due
  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    dereliction; willful neglect.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities

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working_class

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    labour; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field

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solicitous

  • adjective satellite full of anxiety and concern
    • solicitous parents
    • solicitous about the future
  • adjective satellite showing hovering attentiveness
    • solicitous about her health
    • made solicitous inquiries about our family

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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british_people

  • noun the people of Great Britain
    British; Brits.

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injudicious

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
    • an injudicious measure
    • the result of an injudicious decision

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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disturbed

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

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firing_line

  • noun the line from which soldiers deliver fire
  • noun the most advanced and responsible group in an activity
    • the firing line is where the action is

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slackness

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    inanition; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun the quality of being loose (not taut)
    slack.
    • he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope

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tied

  • adjective satellite bound or secured closely
    trussed.
    • the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
    • a trussed chicken
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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unarticulated

  • adjective not consisting of segments that are held together by joints
  • adjective satellite uttered without the use of normal words or syllables

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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fair_sex

  • noun women as a class
    womanhood; woman.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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unloose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; loose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb loosen the ties of
    unloosen.
    • unloose your sneakers

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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irish_people

  • noun people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
    Irish.

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rashness

  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; mindlessness.
  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    foolhardiness; recklessness.

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silent

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

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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timid

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    cautious.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing fear and lack of confidence

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tone_deafness

  • noun an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
    tin ear.

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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lobby

  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; hall; antechamber; vestibule; foyer.
  • noun the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

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assort

  • verb keep company with; hang out with
    associate; affiliate; consort.
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues
  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; sort out; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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dwell

  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    brood.
  • verb originate (in)
    lie in; consist; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

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listen

  • verb hear with intention
    • Listen to the sound of this cello
  • verb listen and pay attention
    take heed; hear.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

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featherbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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offhand

  • adjective satellite with little or no preparation or forethought
    extemporaneous; extempore; ad-lib; offhanded; extemporary; unrehearsed; impromptu; off-the-cuff.
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
  • adjective satellite casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    offhanded.
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt

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doomed

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    lost.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb decree or designate beforehand
    destine; doom; fate; designate.
    • She was destined to become a great pianist

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inarticulate

  • adjective without or deprived of the use of speech or words
    unarticulate.
    • inarticulate beasts
    • remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal
    • inarticulate with rage
    • an inarticulate cry

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ridiculous

  • adjective satellite inspiring scornful pity
    silly; pathetic.
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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wasted

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • verb spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    blow; waste; squander.
    • He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    • You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

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ill-advised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    unadvised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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heedlessness

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
    inattentiveness.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    mindlessness; rashness.

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deafen

  • verb be unbearably loud
    • a deafening noise
  • verb make or render deaf
    deaf.
    • a deafening noise

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improvidence

  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
    shortsightedness.

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ravisher

  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    violator; debaucher.
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; mantrap; dish; looker.

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folly

  • noun the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
    unwiseness; foolishness.
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; stupidity; foolishness; imbecility.

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purposeless

  • adjective not evidencing any purpose or goal
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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deaf-and-dumb_person

  • noun a deaf person who is unable to speak
    deaf-mute; mute.

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sensorineural_hearing_loss

  • noun hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
    nerve deafness.

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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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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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willful_neglect

  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    delinquency; dereliction.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities

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be_sick

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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damned

  • noun people who are condemned to eternal punishment
    • he felt he had visited the realm of the damned
  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    imprecate; curse; anathemise; damn; bedamn; anathemize; maledict; beshrew.
    • The bad witch cursed the child

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inanity

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness.

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and

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

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deaf-muteness

  • noun congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
    deaf-mutism.

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thwarted

  • adjective satellite disappointingly unsuccessful
    disappointed; defeated; foiled; discomfited; frustrated.
    • disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
    • their foiled attempt to capture Calais
    • many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
    • his best efforts were thwarted
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; queer; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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mindfulness

  • noun the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
    heedfulness.

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hearer

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; auditor; attender.

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lulu

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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foiled

  • adjective satellite disappointingly unsuccessful
    thwarted; disappointed; defeated; discomfited; frustrated.
    • disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
    • their foiled attempt to capture Calais
    • many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
    • his best efforts were thwarted
  • verb enhance by contrast
    foil.
    • In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background

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aged

  • noun people who are old collectively
    elderly.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • verb begin to seem older; get older
    age.
    • The death of his wife caused him to age fast

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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unbalanced

  • adjective being or thrown out of equilibrium
    imbalanced.
  • verb throw out of balance or equilibrium
    unbalance.
    • The tax relief unbalanced the budget
    • The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department

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unheeding

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    heedless.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying

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fatuousness

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuity.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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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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labour

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; proletariat; labor.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; childbed; labor; parturiency; confinement.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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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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willful

  • adjective satellite done by design
    wilful.
    • the insult was intentional
    • willful disobedience
  • adjective satellite habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
    wilful; headstrong; froward; self-willed.

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impairment

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

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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goddamned

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • adverb extremely
    goddamn; goddam.
    • you are goddamn right!

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age_group

  • noun a group of people having approximately the same age
    cohort; age bracket.

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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populate

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb fill with inhabitants
    • populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

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disgorge

  • verb cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    shed; spill.
    • spill the beans all over the table
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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uncommunicative

  • adjective not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
    incommunicative.

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gallery

  • noun spectators at a golf or tennis match
  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; verandah.

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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looker

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish.

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considered

  • adjective satellite carefully weighed
    • a considered opinion
  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; consider; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

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nonsensical

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite having no intelligible meaning
    nonsense.
    • nonsense syllables
    • a nonsensical jumble of words

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estate_of_the_realm

  • noun a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
    the three estates; estate.

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unreasonable

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; excessive.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands

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aphonic

  • adjective satellite being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
    voiceless.

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bracket

  • noun a category falling within certain defined limits
  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
    angle bracket.

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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hear

  • verb perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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liberate

  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    emancipate.
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; free; release.

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spanish_people

  • noun the people of Spain
    Spanish.

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fond

  • adjective satellite having or displaying warmth or affection
    lovesome; affectionate; tender; warm.
    • affectionate children
    • a fond embrace
    • fond of his nephew
    • a tender glance
    • a warm embrace
  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    adoring; doting.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother

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stunner

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun an unexpected and amazing event
    • the stunner was what happened on Saturday

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wounded

  • noun people who are wounded
    maimed.
    • they had to leave the wounded where they fell
  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound; injure.

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shut-in

  • noun someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
    invalid.
  • adjective satellite somewhat introverted
    introvertish.

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delinquent

  • noun a young offender
    juvenile delinquent.
  • adjective satellite guilty of a misdeed
    • delinquent minors

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craziness

  • noun informal terms for insanity
    flakiness; daftness.
  • noun the quality of being rash and foolish
    folly; madness; foolishness.
    • trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly
    • adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness

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neglectfulness

  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    negligence; neglect.

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unconscientiousness

  • noun the quality of being willing to ignore the dictates of conscience
  • noun the trait of not being painstaking or careful

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french

  • noun the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
  • noun the people of France
    French people.

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going

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; departure; leaving.
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; exit; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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judge

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

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rich

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

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inadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    unadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable
  • adjective satellite not advisable
    • an unnecessary and inadvisable action

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folks

  • noun your parents
    • he wrote to his folks every day
  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    common people; folk.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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otiose

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite producing no result or effect
    ineffectual; unavailing; futile.
    • a futile effort
    • the therapy was ineffectual
    • an otiose undertaking
    • an unavailing attempt

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bobtail

  • noun a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    dock; bob.
  • noun large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
    Old English sheepdog.

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infernal

  • noun an inhabitant of Hell
    • his roar made the infernals quake
  • adjective characteristic of or resembling Hell
    • infernal noise
    • infernal punishment

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vacuousness

  • noun indicative of or marked by mental vacuity and an absence of ideas
    • the vacuousness of her face belied her feelings

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improvident

  • adjective not provident; not providing for the future
  • adjective satellite not given careful consideration
    ill-considered; ill-judged; shortsighted.
    • ill-considered actions often result in disaster
    • an ill-judged attempt

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spue

  • verb expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    spew; ptyalise; ptyalize; spit.
    • The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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listener

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    hearer; auditor; attender.

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peanut_gallery

  • noun (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)
    • he ignored complaints from the peanut gallery
  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; family circle; second balcony.

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the_three_estates

  • noun a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
    estate; estate of the realm.

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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enemy

  • noun an opposing military force
    • the enemy attacked at dawn
  • noun an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
    foeman; opposition; foe.
    • a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

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attentiveness

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • noun the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others

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benumb

  • verb make numb or insensitive
    blunt; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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hebrews

  • noun the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)
    Israelites.
  • noun a New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him
    Epistle to the Hebrews.

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misguided

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    ill-conceived.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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paying_attention

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    attentiveness; regard; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    thoughtful; attentive; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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idiotic

  • adjective satellite insanely irresponsible
    crackbrained.
    • an idiotic idea
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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conduction_deafness

  • noun hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
    conductive hearing loss; middle-ear deafness.

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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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harebrained

  • adjective satellite very foolish
    insane; mad.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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demimonde

  • noun a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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enwrapped

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    engrossed; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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fixate

  • verb attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way
    • He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40
  • verb pay attention to exclusively and obsessively
    • The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death

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immigrant

  • noun a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there

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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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demented

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

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dumb

  • adjective satellite slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    dim; slow; dense; obtuse; dull.
    • so dense he never understands anything I say to him
    • never met anyone quite so dim
    • although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    speechless.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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barf

  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    vomit; puke; vomitus.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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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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tongue-tied

  • adjective satellite unable to express yourself clearly or fluently
    incoherent.
    • felt tongue-tied with embarrassment
    • incoherent with grief
  • verb deprive of speech
    tongue-tie.
    • When he met his idol, the young man was tongue-tied

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heedfulness

  • noun the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
    mindfulness.

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conductive

  • adjective having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity

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frustrated

  • adjective satellite disappointingly unsuccessful
    thwarted; disappointed; defeated; foiled; discomfited.
    • disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
    • their foiled attempt to capture Calais
    • many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
    • his best efforts were thwarted
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; queer; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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country_people

  • noun people living in the same country; compatriots
    countryfolk.
  • noun people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics
    countryfolk.

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notice

  • noun an announcement containing information about an event
    • you didn't give me enough notice
    • an obituary notice
    • a notice of sale
  • noun the act of noticing or paying attention
    observance; observation.
    • he escaped the notice of the police

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giddiness

  • noun an impulsive scatterbrained manner
    silliness.
  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    dizziness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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ragtag_and_bobtail

  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    rabble; riffraff; ragtag.

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blame

  • noun an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    incrimination; inculpation.
    • his incrimination was based on my testimony
    • the police laid the blame on the driver
  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    rap.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap

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relegate

  • verb refer to another person for decision or judgment
    submit; pass on.
    • She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues
  • verb assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    bump; break; demote; kick downstairs.
    • She was demoted because she always speaks up
    • He was broken down to Sergeant

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desensitization

  • noun the process of reducing sensitivity
    desensitisation.
    • the patient was desensitized to the allergen

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nationality

  • noun people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
    • immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out
    • such images define their sense of nationality
  • noun the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

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speechless

  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    dumb.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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cockamamy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany.
    • 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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blasted

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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underclass

  • noun the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
    lower class.
  • adjective satellite belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum
    • underclass mothers and children

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carelessness

  • noun the quality of not being careful or taking pains
    sloppiness.
  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    nonperformance; negligence; neglect.

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ill

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

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reasonableness

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; rationality.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun goodness of reason and judgment
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

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voiceless

  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    surd; unvoiced; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • adjective deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
    disenfranchised; disfranchised; voteless.
    • labor was voiceless
    • disenfrenchised masses took to the streets

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estate

  • noun everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; demesne; landed estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

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fraternity

  • noun a social club for male undergraduates
    frat.
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; brotherhood.
    • the medical fraternity

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retarded

  • noun people collectively who are mentally retarded
    developmentally challenged; mentally retarded.
    • he started a school for the retarded
  • verb cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    retard.
    • This drug will retard your heart rate

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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shortsighted

  • adjective satellite lacking foresight or scope
    unforesightful; short; myopic.
    • a short view of the problem
    • shortsighted policies
    • shortsighted critics derided the plan
    • myopic thinking
  • adjective unable to see distant objects clearly
    nearsighted; myopic.

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rich_people

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation

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madness

  • noun obsolete terms for legal insanity
    lunacy; insaneness.
  • noun an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
    lyssa; hydrophobia; rabies.

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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slain

  • noun people who have been slain (as in battle)
  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; off; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

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dereliction

  • noun a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
    delinquency; willful neglect.
    • he inherited his delinquency from his father
    • his derelictions were not really intended as crimes
    • his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities
  • noun willful negligence

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unlogical

  • adjective lacking in correct logical relation
    illogical.

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unhearing

  • adjective satellite totally deaf; unable to hear anything
    profoundly deaf; stone-deaf; deaf as a post.

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uninitiated

  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiate.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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deaf_person

  • noun a person with a severe auditory impairment

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pointlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness; inanity.

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advert

  • noun a public promotion of some product or service
    ad; advertising; advertisement; advertizement; advertizing.
  • verb give heed (to)
    hang; give ear; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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unspoken

  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    wordless; tongueless; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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damn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; darn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    imprecate; curse; anathemise; bedamn; anathemize; maledict; beshrew.
    • The bad witch cursed the child

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vacuity

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuum.
  • noun a region that is devoid of matter
    vacuum.

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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sweetheart

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; steady; sweetie.
  • noun any well-liked individual
    • he's a sweetheart

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educated

  • adjective possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  • verb give an education to
    educate.
    • We must educate our youngsters better

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remissness

  • noun the quality of being lax and neglectful
    slackness; laxness; laxity.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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rabble

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    mob; rout.
  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    riffraff; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

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attentive

  • adjective (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
    • attentive to details
    • the nurse was attentive to her patient
    • an attentive suitor
  • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    paying attention; thoughtful; heedful.
    • heedful of the warnings
    • so heedful a writer
    • heedful of what they were doing

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paying

  • adjective satellite yielding a fair profit
    gainful; paid.
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    pay.
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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middle_class

  • noun the social class between the lower and upper classes
    bourgeoisie.

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poor_people

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor.
    • the urban poor need assistance

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laxness

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

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homebound

  • noun people who are confined to their homes
  • adjective satellite confined usually by illness
    housebound; shut-in.

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handicapped

  • noun people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
    disabled.
    • technology to help the elderly and the disabled
  • verb injure permanently
    handicap; disable; incapacitate; invalid.
    • He was disabled in a car accident

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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hoi_polloi

  • noun the common people generally
    people; masses; the great unwashed; mass; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people

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derisory

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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folksy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of country life
    homespun; cracker-barrel.
    • cracker-barrel philosophy
    • folksy humor
    • the air of homespun country boys
  • adjective satellite very informal and familiar
    • a folksy radio commentator
    • a folksy style

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give_ear

  • verb give heed (to)
    advert; hang; attend; pay heed.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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defeated

  • noun people who are defeated
    discomfited.
    • the Romans had no pity for the defeated
  • verb win a victory over
    get the better of; overcome; defeat.
    • You must overcome all difficulties
    • defeat your enemies
    • He overcame his shyness
    • He overcame his infirmity
    • Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

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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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take_note

  • verb observe with care or pay close attention to
    note; observe.
    • Take note of this chemical reaction

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dizzy

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

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in

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

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unjustified

  • adjective satellite lacking justification or authorization
    undue; unwarranted.
    • desire for undue private profit
    • unwarranted limitations of personal freedom

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cohort

  • noun a company of companions or supporters
  • noun a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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transmigrate

  • verb be born anew in another body after death
    reincarnate.
    • Hindus believe that we transmigrate
  • verb move from one country or region to another and settle there
    migrate.
    • Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century
    • This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries

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engrossed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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honk

  • noun the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; claxon; blare.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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haphazard

  • adjective satellite dependent upon or characterized by chance
    hit-or-miss.
    • a haphazard plan of action
    • his judgment is rather hit-or-miss
  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    slipshod; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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peoples

  • noun the human beings of a particular nation or community or ethnic group
    • the indigenous peoples of Australia
  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    people.
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience

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hard-of-hearing

  • adjective satellite having a hearing loss
    hearing-impaired.

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frivolous

  • adjective not serious in content or attitude or behavior
    • a frivolous novel
    • a frivolous remark
    • a frivolous young woman

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mentally_retarded

  • noun people collectively who are mentally retarded
    developmentally challenged; retarded.
    • he started a school for the retarded

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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hang

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

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spew

  • verb expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    spue; ptyalise; ptyalize; spit.
    • The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer
  • verb eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical
    spew out; eruct.
    • the volcano spews out molten rocks every day
    • The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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hearing_disorder

  • noun impairment of the sense of hearing
    hearing impairment.

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blamed

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • verb put or pin the blame on
    blame; fault.

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darned

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    goddamned; goddam; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • verb repair by sewing
    darn.
    • darn socks

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; 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 the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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immigrant_class

  • noun recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds

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unconcerned

  • adjective lacking in interest or care or feeling
    • the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control
    • blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight
  • adjective satellite easy in mind; not worried
    • the prisoner seems entirely unconcerned as to the outcome of the examination

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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auditor

  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; attender.
  • noun a student who attends a course but does not take it for credit

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unloosen

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloose; loose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb loosen the ties of
    unloose.
    • unloose your sneakers

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negligence

  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    carelessness; nonperformance; neglect.
  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    neglectfulness; neglect.

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money

  • noun the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    • we tried to collect the money he owed us
  • noun wealth reckoned in terms of money
    • all his money is in real estate

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ludicrous

  • adjective satellite broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ridiculous; farcical.
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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profoundly

  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    deeply.
    • They felt the loss deeply

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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ninja

  • noun a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations; a person skilled in ninjutsu
  • noun a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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migration

  • noun the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
  • noun a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

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superficial

  • adjective concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
    • superficial similarities
    • a superficial mind
    • his thinking was superficial and fuzzy
    • superficial knowledge
    • the superficial report didn't give the true picture
    • only superficial differences
  • adjective of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
    • superficial measurements
    • the superficial area of the wall
    • a superficial wound

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observant

  • adjective satellite paying close attention especially to details
  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observing.

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senseless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; reasonless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
    insensible.
    • he lay insensible where he had fallen
    • drugged and senseless

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tin

  • noun a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
    Sn; atomic number 50.
  • noun a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

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brainsick

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

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stratum

  • noun one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; socio-economic class; class.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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scatty

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite lost in thought; showing preoccupation
    absent; absentminded; abstracted.
    • an absent stare
    • an absentminded professor
    • the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence

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perfunctory

  • adjective satellite hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    passing; cursory; casual.
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy
  • adjective satellite as a formality only
    pro forma.
    • a one-candidate pro forma election

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take_heed

  • verb listen and pay attention
    hear; listen.
    • Listen to your father
    • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

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listening

  • noun the act of hearing attentively
    hearing.
    • you can learn a lot by just listening
    • they make good music--you should give them a hearing
  • verb hear with intention
    listen.
    • Listen to the sound of this cello

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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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disappointed

  • adjective satellite disappointingly unsuccessful
    thwarted; defeated; foiled; discomfited; frustrated.
    • disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
    • their foiled attempt to capture Calais
    • many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
    • his best efforts were thwarted
  • verb fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    disappoint; let down.
    • Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage

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english_people

  • noun the people of England
    English.

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sort_out

  • verb arrange or order by classes or categories
    sort; separate; assort; class; classify.
    • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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loss

  • noun something that is lost
    • the car was a total loss
    • loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt
  • noun gradual decline in amount or activity
    • weight loss
    • a serious loss of business

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airheaded

  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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lost

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    doomed.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    lose.
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat

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deafened

  • adjective satellite caused to hear poorly or not at all
  • verb be unbearably loud
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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countryfolk

  • noun people living in the same country; compatriots
    country people.
  • noun people raised in or living in a rural environment; rustics
    country people.

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blunt

  • verb make less intense
    • blunted emotions
  • verb make numb or insensitive
    benumb; dull; numb.
    • The shock numbed her senses

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wordless

  • adjective satellite expressed without speech
    unspoken; tongueless; mute.
    • a mute appeal
    • a silent curse
    • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
    • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    • unspoken grief
    • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

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conductive_hearing_loss

  • noun hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
    conduction deafness; middle-ear deafness.

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mindlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; inanity.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; rashness.

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heed

  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; regard.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences
  • verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men

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foolish

  • adjective devoid of good sense or judgment
    • foolish remarks
    • a foolish decision
  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; gooselike.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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disorder

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

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senselessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; mindlessness; inanity.

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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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upper_crust

  • noun the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
    upper class.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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goddamn

  • adjective satellite used as expletives
    damn.
    • oh, damn (or goddamn)!
  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddam; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance

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deaf

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

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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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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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desensitize

  • verb cause not to be sensitive
    desensitise.
    • The war desensitized many soldiers
    • The photographic plate was desensitized
  • verb make insensitive
    desensitise.
    • His military training desensitized him

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vacuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    mindless; inane; fatuous; asinine.
  • adjective satellite devoid of significance or point
    empty; hollow.
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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reasonless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; senseless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite not endowed with the capacity to reason
    • a reasonless brute

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nerve_deafness

  • noun hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
    sensorineural hearing loss.

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relistening

  • noun the act of hearing again
    rehearing.

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socio-economic_class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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admass

  • noun the segment of the public that is easily influenced by mass media (chiefly British)

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carefulness

  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    caution; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun the quality of being careful and painstaking
    • I admired the carefulness of his work

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asinine

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; fatuous.

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whacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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pay_heed

  • verb give heed (to)
    advert; hang; give ear; attend.
    • The children in the audience attended the recital quietly
    • She hung on his every word
    • They attended to everything he said

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underworld

  • noun the criminal class
  • noun (religion) the world of the dead
    infernal region; Hades; netherworld; Scheol; Hell.
    • No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis

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post

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

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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elderly

  • noun people who are old collectively
    aged.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • adjective satellite advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
    senior; aged; older.
    • aged members of the society
    • elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper
    • senior citizen

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baffled

  • noun people who are frustrated and perplexed
    • the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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cautious

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    timid.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing careful forethought; never making swift decisions"
    • reserved and cautious
    • a cautious driver

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intentness

  • noun the quality of being intent and concentrated
    engrossment.
    • the intentness of his gaze

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lightheaded

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

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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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firing

  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    fire.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire
  • noun the act of discharging a gun
    discharge; firing off.

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riffraff

  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    rabble; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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old_school

  • noun a class of people favoring traditional ideas

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episcopacy

  • noun the collective body of bishops
    episcopate.

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tongue

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; lingua; glossa.
  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    natural language.

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silence

  • noun the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)
    • there was a shocked silence
    • he gestured for silence
  • noun the absence of sound
    quiet.
    • he needed silence in order to sleep
    • the street was quiet

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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deafness

  • noun partial or complete loss of hearing
    hearing loss.

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heedless

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt
    unheeding.
    • We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals
    • heedless of danger
    • heedless of the child's crying
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    reckless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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inattentiveness

  • noun a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
    heedlessness.
  • noun the trait of not being considerate and thoughtful of others

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homeless

  • noun someone unfortunate without housing
    homeless person.
    • a homeless was found murdered in Central Park
  • noun poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in
    • the homeless became a problem in the large cities

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pointless

  • adjective not having a point especially a sharp point
    unpointed.
    • my pencils are all pointless
  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    senseless; purposeless; wasted; otiose; superfluous.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence

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social_class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    socio-economic class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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shortsightedness

  • noun (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
    nearsightedness; myopia.
  • noun a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources
    improvidence.

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business_people

  • noun people who transact business (especially business executives)
    businesspeople.

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slipshod

  • adjective satellite marked by great carelessness
    haphazard; slapdash; sloppy.
    • a most haphazard system of record keeping
    • slapdash work
    • slipshod spelling
    • sloppy workmanship

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desensitisation

  • noun the process of reducing sensitivity
    desensitization.
    • the patient was desensitized to the allergen

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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profoundly_deaf

  • adjective satellite totally deaf; unable to hear anything
    unhearing; stone-deaf; deaf as a post.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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mindless

  • adjective satellite lacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being
    • the shrieking of the mindless wind
  • adjective satellite requiring little mental effort
    • mindless tasks

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stupefaction

  • noun a feeling of stupefied astonishment
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupor.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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deaf_as_a_post

  • adjective satellite totally deaf; unable to hear anything
    unhearing; profoundly deaf; stone-deaf.

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incautiousness

  • noun the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
    incaution.

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hyperacusia

  • noun abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
    auditory hyperesthesia; hyperacusis.

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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desensitise

  • verb cause not to be sensitive
    desensitize.
    • The war desensitized many soldiers
    • The photographic plate was desensitized
  • verb make insensitive
    desensitize.
    • His military training desensitized him

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hearing_impairment

  • noun impairment of the sense of hearing
    hearing disorder.

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brashness

  • noun tasteless showiness
    tawdriness; gaudiness; glitz; meretriciousness; flashiness; loudness; garishness.
  • noun the trait of being rash and hasty

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hyperacusis

  • noun abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
    auditory hyperesthesia; hyperacusia.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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hearing-impaired

  • adjective satellite having a hearing loss
    hard-of-hearing.

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irish

  • noun people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
    Irish people.
  • noun whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
    Irish whisky; Irish whiskey.

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commonality

  • noun a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
    commonalty; commons.
  • noun sharing of common attributes
    commonness.

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silliness

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    absurdity; fatuity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior
  • noun an impulsive scatterbrained manner
    giddiness.

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brave_out

  • verb face and withstand with courage
    weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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businesspeople

  • noun people who transact business (especially business executives)
    business people.

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smasher

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

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rattlebrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    scatty; rattlepated; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott

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take_care

  • verb be careful, prudent, or watchful
    • Take care when you cross the street!
  • verb be in charge of or deal with
    mind.
    • She takes care of all the necessary arrangements

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sloppiness

  • noun the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water
    wateriness; muddiness.
    • the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness of the outfield
    • the water's muddiness made it undrinkable
    • the sloppiness of a rainy November day
  • noun a lack of order and tidiness; not cared for
    unkemptness; slovenliness.

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uninitiate

  • noun people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
    • it diverts the attention of the uninitiate
  • adjective satellite not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
    naive; uninitiated.
    • it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject

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brits

  • noun the people of Great Britain
    British people; British.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Britisher; Briton; Brit.

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grass

  • noun narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    Gunter Grass; Gunter Wilhelm Grass.

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the_great_unwashed

  • noun the common people generally
    people; masses; mass; hoi polloi; multitude.
    • separate the warriors from the mass
    • power to the people

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unwarranted

  • adjective satellite incapable of being justified or explained
    unjustifiable; unwarrantable; indefensible; insupportable.
  • adjective satellite without a basis in reason or fact
    baseless; groundless; idle; wild; unfounded.
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy

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chosen_people

  • noun any people believing themselves to be chosen by God

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ragtag

  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    rabble; riffraff; ragtag and bobtail.

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up

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

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migrate

  • verb move from one country or region to another and settle there
    transmigrate.
    • Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century
    • This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries
  • verb move periodically or seasonally
    • birds migrate in the Winter
    • The workers migrate to where the crops need harvesting

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cockeyed

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; wonky; askew; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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as

  • noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
    arsenic; atomic number 33.
  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; Eastern Samoa.

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yeomanry

  • noun class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land
  • noun a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army

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file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    data file.
  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; single file.

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unwise

  • adjective satellite showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom
    • an unwise investor is soon impoverished
  • adjective satellite not appropriate to the purpose
    inexpedient.

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sensorineural

  • adjective of or relating to the neural process of sensation

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goddam

  • adjective satellite expletives used informally as intensifiers
    darned; goddamned; goddamn; blessed; blamed; blame; infernal; damn; deuced; damned; blasted.
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
  • adverb extremely
    goddamned; goddamn.
    • you are goddamn right!

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absurdity

  • noun a message whose content is at variance with reason
    absurdness; ridiculousness.
  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; fatuity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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besot

  • verb make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    stupefy.

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zany

  • noun a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; twat; jackass; goofball.

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sick

  • noun people who are sick
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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home_folk

  • noun folks from your own home town

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silent_person

  • noun a person who does not talk
    dummy.

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superfluous

  • adjective satellite serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    pointless; senseless; purposeless; wasted; otiose.
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; redundant; surplus; spare; excess; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

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reckless

  • adjective satellite marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
    foolhardy; rash; heady.
    • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
    • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
    • a reckless driver
    • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest
  • adjective satellite characterized by careless unconcern
    heedless.
    • the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton
    • reckless squandering of public funds

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contemporaries

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; generation.
  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval; contemporary.

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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israelites

  • noun the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)
    Hebrews.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
    Israelite.

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separate

  • noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication
    offprint; reprint.
  • noun a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments

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maimed

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

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intent

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

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brotherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; fraternity.
    • the medical fraternity

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asininity

  • noun the quality of being asinine; stupidity combined with stubbornness

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vomit_up

  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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network

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

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neglectful

  • adjective satellite not showing due care or attention
    inattentive.
    • inattentive students
    • an inattentive babysitter
    • neglectful parents
  • adjective satellite failing in what duty requires
    derelict; delinquent; remiss.
    • derelict (or delinquent) in his duty
    • neglectful of his duties
    • remiss of you not to pay your bills

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home_front

  • noun the civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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inane

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; fatuous; asinine.

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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recklessness

  • noun the trait of giving little thought to danger
    rashness; foolhardiness.

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network_army

  • noun a group of like-minded people united by the internet; a new kind of social or political of business group that may exert broad influence on a shared concern
    • a network army of software programmers contribute free software to those who want it

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observe

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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spanish

  • noun the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
  • noun the people of Spain
    Spanish people.

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caste

  • noun social status or position conferred by a system based on class
    • lose caste by doing work beneath one's station
  • noun (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity

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