disjoint (Also disjointing, disjointed, disjoints) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to disjoint


  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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

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

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  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    oxidize; oxidate.
  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    oxidize; oxidate.
    • This metal oxidizes easily

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  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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  • noun state of being torn or burst open
  • noun a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    rift; severance; falling out; break; breach.
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations

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  • verb come off
    • This button had fallen off
  • verb fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    slump; sink.
    • The real estate market fell off

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  • noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
    Paul Vernier.
  • noun a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
    vernier scale.

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  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions

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  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

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  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    allocatable; allocable.

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  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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

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  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in

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  • noun a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations
  • noun an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
    quadratic equation; quadratic.

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  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

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

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  • verb move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
    • `cut away now!' the director shouted
  • verb remove by cutting off or away
    • cut away the branch that sticks out

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

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  • noun (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus

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  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; go bad; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; peter out; poop out; run down.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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

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  • adjective satellite divided up into compartments or categories
    compartmentalized; compartmental.
    • most sciences have become woefully compartmentalized
  • verb separate into isolated compartments or categories
    compartmentalise; cut up; compartmentalize.
    • You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!

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  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    suffer; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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

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  • noun a relatively rare dissociative disorder in which the usual integrity of the personality breaks down and two or more independent personalities emerge
    split personality.

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  • verb convert into keratin
  • verb become horny and impregnated with keratin

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  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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  • adjective satellite (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
    autonomous; self-directed.

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  • adjective satellite (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination
  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate; emancipate.

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  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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

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  • adjective not integrated; not taken into or made a part of a whole
  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood

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  • noun Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)

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  • verb undergo hydrolysis; decompose by reacting with water

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  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transfigure; transmogrify.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection
  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transmute; transform.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

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  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick

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  • noun a future prospect or potential
    • this room has great possibilities
  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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  • verb become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    calm; calm down; simmer down; cool it; chill out; settle down.
    • After the fight both men need to cool off.
    • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
  • verb lose intensity
    cool down; cool.
    • His enthusiasm cooled considerably

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  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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

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  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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  • verb to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
    reduce; deoxidise.

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

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  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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  • adjective of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities
  • adjective not continuing without interruption in time or space
    • discontinuous applause
    • the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas
    • he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling

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  • verb terminate a relationship abruptly
    give the bounce; give the axe.
    • Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman

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  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced
  • verb take the place or move into the position of
    supercede; supplant; supersede; supervene upon.
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school

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  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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  • verb separate into isolated compartments or categories
    cut up; compartmentalize.
    • You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!

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  • noun the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living
  • noun the decline or termination of tribal organization

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  • verb economics: experience reflation
    • The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures
  • verb economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation
    • These measures reflated the economy

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  • noun emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness
    depersonalization disorder; depersonalization; depersonalisation disorder; depersonalization neurosis; depersonalisation.

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  • verb form a net or a network
  • verb distribute by a network, as of water or electricity

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

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  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment

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  • verb arrange according to grades
    • These lines are gradated
  • verb pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another
    • The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it

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

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  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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

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  • verb become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids
    • The egg yolk vascularized
  • verb make vascular
    • the yolk sac is gradually vascularized

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  • noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    cavalry sword; sabre.

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  • verb remove salt from
    desalinize; desalinate; desalinise.
    • desalinate water

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

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

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

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  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb make complex
    • he unnecessarily complexified every problem

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  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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  • noun the choice of taking what is offered or nothing at all

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  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat up; mat; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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  • verb make loose or looser
    • loosen the tension on a rope
  • verb make less severe or strict
    • The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught

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  • noun an advocate of Marxism
  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    bolshy; red; Bolshevik; bolshie.

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  • 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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  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

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  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Gauss; Gauss.

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  • verb make (to feel) fresh
    • The cool water refreshed us
  • verb become or make oneself fresh again
    refreshen; refresh; freshen up.
    • She freshened up after the tennis game

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  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

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  • verb release ice
    break up.
    • The icebergs and glaciers calve
  • verb birth
    have young.
    • the whales calve at this time of year

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

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  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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

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

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  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.
  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Oswald Veblen.

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  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; tag; tag end.

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  • verb set or keep apart
    break up.
    • sever a relationship
  • verb cut off from a whole
    discerp; lop.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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

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  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    • the science of genetics

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  • adjective satellite free to go or do as one pleases
    • Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on
    • a footloose young man eager to see the big city

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  • 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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  • noun illogicality as a consequence of having a conclusion that does not follow from the premisses

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  • verb fall in love with; become infatuated with
    • She fell for the man from Brazil
  • verb be deceived, duped, or entrapped by
    • He fell for her charms
    • He fell for the con man's story

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  • noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
    • replacing the star will not be easy
  • verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
    • He replaced the old razor blade
    • We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
    • the insurance will replace the lost income
    • This antique vase can never be replaced

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  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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  • noun an article that is fragile and easily broken
    • pack the breakables separately
  • adjective capable of being broken or damaged
    • earthenware pottery is breakable
    • breakable articles should be packed carefully

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  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    • whittle a piece of wood
  • noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    Sir Frank Whittle; Frank Whittle.

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

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  • noun group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations

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  • verb make formless
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    wring; distort; contort.

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  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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

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

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  • verb orient once again, after a disorientation
  • verb cause to turn

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  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)

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  • verb remove from customary environment or associations
    • years of boarding school estranged the child from her home
  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; alienate.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

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  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; Alhazen.

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  • noun (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

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  • noun a state of separation between persons or groups
  • noun a feeling of being disliked and alone

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  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)

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  • verb form by carving
    • Carve a flower from the ice
  • verb engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    chip at.
    • carve one's name into the bark

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  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column

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

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

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

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  • noun avoiding emotional involvement
  • noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection

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  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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  • verb disengage the clutch of a car

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  • verb change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    mat; matte up; felt; matt-up; matte; felt up.
    • The fabric felted up after several washes

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  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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  • noun an advocate of Gnosticism
  • adjective of or relating to Gnosticism
    • Gnostic writings

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  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together

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  • noun state of being disconnected
    disjunction; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnect; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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  • adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
    • put it off to another (or some other) day

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  • verb work out
    germinate; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution
  • verb undergo development or evolution
    • Modern man evolved a long time ago

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  • verb divide into sections, especially into geographic sections
    • sectionalize a country

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

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  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others

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  • noun an alternative that is not available

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  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    dispersive; diffusing; disseminative.

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  • verb make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
    • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
  • verb adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
    conform; adjust.
    • We must adjust to the bad economic situation

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  • verb break or cause to break into pieces
    fragment; fragmentize; break up.
    • The plate fragmented

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  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; inscribe; grave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb impress or affect deeply
    • The event engraved itself into her memory

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  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
  • noun the successful ending of the American Revolution
    • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

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  • noun French mathematician who founded number theory; contributed (with Pascal) to the theory of probability (1601-1665)

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  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    • a linear measurement

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  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's
    • non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms

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  • 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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  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; enrol; recruit.
    • The party recruited many new members

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  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions

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  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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

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  • verb undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
    • We turned from Socialism to Capitalism
    • The people turned against the President when he stole the election

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  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)
    Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky.

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  • verb discriminate in selling or renting housing in certain areas of a neighborhood

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

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  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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  • verb cause to leave
    remove; move out.
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
  • verb remove from its packing
    • unpack the presents

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  • adjective satellite capable of being divided or dissociated;
    dissociable; severable.
    • often drugs and crime are not dissociable
    • the siamese twins were not considered separable
    • a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody

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  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    Mobius; August F. Mobius.

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  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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  • verb combine so as to form a more complex, product
    • his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony
    • The liver synthesizes vitamins
  • verb combine and form a synthesis
    • Vitamin D only synthesizes when sunlight is available

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  • adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
    some other.
    • put it off to another (or some other) day

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  • noun the state of being isolated or detached
    insularism; detachment; insularity.
    • the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel
  • noun a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
    insulant; insulating material.

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  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates

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  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.

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  • verb cut to pieces
    • Father carved the ham
  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mutilate; mangle.
    • The madman mutilates art work

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  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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  • noun the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals

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  • noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
    analytical geometry; coordinate geometry.

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  • verb assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    bump; break; demote; relegate.
    • She was demoted because she always speaks up
    • He was broken down to Sergeant

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

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

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  • verb make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to
    • People who smoke incur a great danger to their health
  • verb receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    receive; obtain; find; get.
    • These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation
    • His movie received a good review
    • I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

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

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  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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  • verb coat with gelatin
  • verb become gelatinous or change into a jelly
    • the starch gelatinized when it was heated

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  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    independent; autonomous; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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  • adjective capable of being or liable to be divided or separated
    • even numbers are divisible by two
    • the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible

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  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli.

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  • noun small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
  • noun a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

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  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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

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  • verb become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language
  • verb make crude or savage in behavior or speech
    • his years in prison have barbarized the young man

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  • verb put on clothes
    • we had to dress quickly
    • dress the patient
    • Can the child dress by herself?

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  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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  • noun German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    Regiomontanus; Muller.

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  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    retract; pull back.

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  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate; insulate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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  • verb change in size or magnitude

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  • verb break up or separate
    break apart.
    • The country is disunifying
    • Yugoslavia broke apart after 1989

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  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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  • noun the state of being isolated or detached
    insulation; insularism; detachment.
    • the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel

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  • noun a stretch of shallow water
  • verb make shallow
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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

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

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  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb

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  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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  • verb divide into syllables
    syllabify; syllabise; syllabicate.
    • syllabify the words
  • verb utter with distinct articulation of each syllable
    • The poet syllabized the verses he read

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  • noun a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
  • noun (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

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  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; alienate; estrange.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious

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  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; disseminative.
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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  • noun the division into parcels
    • the increasing parcellation of land with every generation

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  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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  • verb go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    • He retired at age 68
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    • He retired from chess

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  • noun a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women
    male chauvinist.
  • adjective satellite discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)

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  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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

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

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  • noun the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    division; partitioning; sectionalization; partition; segmentation.

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  • verb find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    lick; work out; work; puzzle out; solve.
    • did you solve the problem?
    • Work out your problems with the boss
    • this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out
    • did you get it?
    • Did you get my meaning?
    • He could not work the math problem

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  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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  • noun the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
  • verb wash off soap or remaining dirt
    rinse off; rinse.

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  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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  • verb divide (bulk material) and process as units
  • verb make into a unit
    • unitize a car body

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  • verb tear into shreds
    tear up; shred.

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  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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

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  • adjective of or pertaining to agrobiology

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  • noun a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans

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  • adjective satellite (of e.g. property) capable of being parted or divided
    • a partible estate

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  • 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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  • noun emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness
    depersonalization disorder; depersonalization; depersonalization neurosis; depersonalisation neurosis; depersonalisation.

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  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
    Euclidean geometry; elementary geometry.

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  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    • 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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  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be received
    • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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  • noun the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
  • verb break down, literally or metaphorically
    collapse; founder; give; give way; break; fall in.
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

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  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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  • noun a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically
    • it does not pretend to be a catalog of his achievements
  • noun a book or pamphlet containing an enumeration of things
    • he found it in the Sears catalog

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  • verb peel off the outer layer of something
  • verb take off, as with some difficulty
    • He peeled off his blood-soaked shirt

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  • noun Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)

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  • noun the act of breaking away or withdrawing from
    breaking away.
    • there was a breakaway by the discontented members
    • a breaking away from family and neighborhood
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; fissiparous.
    • a breakaway faction

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  • noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

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  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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  • noun the act of removing from association
  • noun a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

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  • verb put in a ghetto
    • The Jews in Eastern Europe were ghettoized

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  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    • bisulcate hoof

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  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; inconsequence.

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  • verb release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles
    • I want to disengage myself from his influence
    • disengage the gears
  • verb free or remove obstruction from
    • free a path across the cluttered floor

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  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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  • adjective satellite having four prongs

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  • adjective satellite filled with a great quantity
    ladened; laden.
    • a tray loaded with dishes
    • table laden with food
    • `ladened' is not current usage
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up; laden.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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  • verb change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
  • verb undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like

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  • adjective satellite (of a binary operation) independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a"

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  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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  • 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

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  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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  • adjective satellite divided into two lobes
    • a bifid petal

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  • verb separate into constituents or fractions containing concentrated constituents
  • verb obtain by a fractional process

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

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  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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

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  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions
  • verb become more intense
    • The debate intensified
    • His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

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

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  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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  • verb cut open or cut apart
    • dissect the bodies for analysis
  • verb make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
    take apart; analyze; analyse; break down.
    • analyze a specimen
    • analyze a sentence
    • analyze a chemical compound

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  • verb become plastic, as by having a plasticizer added
  • verb make plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
    • plasticized PVC

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  • adjective relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
    • Euclidian geometry

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  • noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
    data formatting; data format; format.
  • verb set (printed matter) into a specific format
    arrange; format.
    • Format this letter so it can be printed out

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  • adjective satellite marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    • abrupt prose
  • adjective satellite exceedingly sudden and unexpected
    • came to an abrupt stop
    • an abrupt change in the weather

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  • verb retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
  • verb declare to be obsolete

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  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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

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  • noun an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    fissiparous; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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

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  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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  • adjective satellite of countries; not relying on imports

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  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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

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  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph
  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; differentiate; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple

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  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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  • adjective satellite showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance
    • finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin

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  • noun an advocate of neoclassicism
  • adjective relating to or advocating neoclassicism

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  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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

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

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

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  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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

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  • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    break away; chip; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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  • verb undergo genetic recombination
    • The DNA can recombine
  • verb cause genetic recombination
    • should scientists recombine DNA?

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  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Friedrich Gauss; Gauss.

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  • verb come to be detached
    detach; come off.
    • His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery
  • verb leave in a certain condition
    • She came away angry

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  • verb take on suburban character
    • the city suburbanized
  • verb make suburban in character
    • highly suburbanized cities

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  • noun a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
    • the first scatterings of green
    • a sprinkling of grey at his temples
  • noun the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

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  • noun the removal of covering
    uncovering; stripping; baring; denudation.
  • verb remove the husks from
    shell; husk.
    • husk corn

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  • verb remove from a group and make separate
    • The unit was hived off from its parent company
  • verb withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions

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  • adjective characteristic of or resembling or suitable for ballet

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  • verb become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window
    ice up; ice over.
    • When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane

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  • verb cause to change into an isomer
  • verb change into an isomer

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  • verb assign an initial value to a computer program
  • verb divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
    initialize; format.
    • Please format this disk before entering data!

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  • adjective satellite remote and separate physically or socially
    obscure; isolated.
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
  • adjective satellite having characteristics not shared by others
    • scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush

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  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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  • verb divide a territory into small, hostile states

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  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

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  • noun something that can be done
    • politics is the art of the possible
  • noun an applicant who might be suitable

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  • 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

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  • noun a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
  • noun the butt of a marijuana cigarette

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  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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  • noun the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  • verb put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
    disfavor; disfavour.
    • This rule clearly disadvantages me

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  • 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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  • verb move out of or depart from
    leave; exit; get out.
    • leave the room
    • the fugitive has left the country
  • verb leave the house to go somewhere
    • We never went out when our children were small

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  • noun (music) a composition or passage played in a slow tempo slightly faster than largo but slower than adagio
  • adjective satellite (of tempo) less slow and broad than largo

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  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; ruffle; cockle.
  • verb occur in soft rounded shapes
    • The hills rolled past

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  • noun a conventional or formulaic conception or image
    • regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding
  • verb treat or classify according to a mental stereotype
    stamp; pigeonhole.
    • I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European

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  • adjective of or relating to metallurgy
    • metallurgical engineer

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  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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  • noun a person who evokes boredom
  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.

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  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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  • 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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In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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

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  • adjective satellite capable of being isolated or disjoined

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  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)

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  • noun the right or chance to choose
    • given my druthers, I'd eat cake

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  • verb become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window
    ice up; frost over.
    • When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane

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  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; conk out; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb become unfit for consumption or use
    • the meat must be eaten before it spoils

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  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transform; metamorphose.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
  • verb change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
    transform; transubstantiate.
    • This experience transformed her completely
    • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
    • transubstantiate one element into another

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  • noun a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    puzzler; mystifier; teaser.
    • he loved to solve chessmate puzzles
    • that's a real puzzler
  • noun a game that tests your ingenuity

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

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  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

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  • noun a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
  • verb divide or connect with a hyphen
    • hyphenate these words and names

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  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorisation; sorting; classification.

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  • verb form into subdivisions
    • The cells subdivided
  • verb divide into smaller and smaller pieces
    • This apartment cannot be subdivided any further!

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

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  • verb divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    ramify; fork; branch; separate.
    • The road forks

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  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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  • noun strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    snare; noose.

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  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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

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  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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  • noun English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864)
    George Boole.

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  • noun Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)

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  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions

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  • adjective satellite divided into or containing two cells or chambers
    • having a bilocular capsule

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  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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  • noun an easier alternative
    • the instructor took the soft option and gave the boy a passing grade

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  • verb divide into syllables
    syllabify; syllabize; syllabise.
    • syllabify the words

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  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; clean-cut.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard

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  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; crumple; break down.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
  • verb break or fall apart into fragments
    fall apart.
    • The cookies crumbled
    • The Sphinx is crumbling

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  • adjective satellite easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder
    • friable sandstone
    • friable carcinomatous tissue
    • friable curds formed in the stomach
    • crumbly cookies

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  • verb become more liberal
    • The laws liberalized after Prohibition
  • verb make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules

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  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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  • adjective capable of being known
    cognoscible; cognisable; cognizable.

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  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart.
  • verb treat differently on the basis of sex or race
    single out; separate.

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  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    • relax the tension on the rope

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

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  • adjective of or relating to the psychological cause of a disorder
  • adjective satellite mental or emotional rather than physiological in origin
    • a psychogenic disorder

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  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender
  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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  • verb cut into pieces
    • Chop wood
    • chop meat

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  • verb separate at the joints
    • disjoint the chicken before cooking it

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  • verb consider as relevant when making a decision
    factor out; factor.
    • You must factor in the recent developments
  • verb resolve into factors
    factor out; factor.
    • a quantum computer can factor the number 15

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  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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

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

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  • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
  • verb mat together and make felt-like
    • felt the wool

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  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogicality; inconsequence.

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  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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  • verb make external or objective, or give reality to
    exteriorise; externalise; externalize; exteriorize.
    • language externalizes our thoughts
  • verb make impersonal or present as an object
    depersonalize; depersonalise.
    • Will computers depersonalize human interactions?
    • Pornography objectifies women

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  • verb dissect in order to analyze
    • anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease

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  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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

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

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  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; branched; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots

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  • noun someone who hates and would persecute Jews
  • adjective satellite discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
    antiblack; racist.

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  • noun the removal of covering
    uncovering; husking; baring; denudation.
  • verb take away possessions from someone
    deprive; divest; strip.
    • The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets

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  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; forking.
  • noun a part of a forked or branching shape
    branch; leg.
    • he broke off one of the branches

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  • verb divide into pieces
    dismember; take apart.
    • our department was dismembered when our funding dried up
    • The Empire was discerped after the war
  • verb cut off from a whole
    lop; sever.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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

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

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  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disconnectedness.

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  • verb be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • That depends
  • verb have faith or confidence in
    count; look; reckon; bet; calculate.
    • you can count on me to help you any time
    • Look to your friends for support
    • You can bet on that!
    • Depend on your family in times of crisis

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  • verb deplete
    exhaust; run down; sap; tire.
    • exhaust one's savings
    • We quickly played out our strength
  • verb perform or be performed to the end
    • How will the election drama be played out?

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  • verb become converted into ions
  • verb convert into ions

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  • adjective satellite providing privacy or seclusion
    secluded; cloistered; reclusive.
    • the cloistered academic world of books
    • sat close together in the sequestered pergola
    • sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree
    • a secluded romantic spot
  • verb requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    • the estate was sequestered

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

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  • noun English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761)
    Thomas Bayes.
  • verb utter in deep prolonged tones

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

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  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; pick.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; selection; option.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick

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  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    fork; pitchfork.
    • pitchfork hay

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  • verb make or shape as with an axe
    • hew out a path in the rock

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  • verb claim as due or just
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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

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  • verb become stiff or stiffer
    • He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room
  • verb make stiff or stiffer
    • Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine

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  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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

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  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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  • noun a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
    chewing gum.
  • noun the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

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

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  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; cut through; get over.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
  • verb be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations
    • Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines

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  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)

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  • adjective satellite containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
    • discriminatory attitudes and practices
    • invidious comparisons

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

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  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
  • verb remove body hair with a razor

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  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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  • adjective relating to or involving classification:"classificatory criteria"

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  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb force, take, or pull apart
    part; divide; separate.
    • He separated the fighting children
    • Moses parted the Red Sea

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  • adjective satellite lacking worth or importance
    • his work seems trivial and inconsequential
    • the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet
  • adjective satellite not following logically as a consequence

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  • adjective not joined or linked together
  • adjective satellite not connected by birth or family

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  • verb become professional or proceed in a professional manner or in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood
  • verb make professional or give a professional character to
    • Philosophy has not always been professionalized and used to be a subject pursued only by amateurs

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  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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

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  • verb keep away from others
    seclude; sequester; withdraw.
    • He sequestered himself in his study to write a book
  • verb set apart from others
    sequester; set apart; isolate; keep apart.
    • The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

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  • verb spray very finely
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomize; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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  • verb become alkaline
  • verb make (a substance) alkaline
    • The oxide is alkalized

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  • adjective not subject to or subjected to restriction
  • adjective satellite free of restrictions on conduct
    • I had unrestricted access

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  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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  • verb tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    level; take down; dismantle; pull down; tear down; raze.
    • The building was levelled

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  • adjective satellite isolated from others
    • could be alone in a crowded room
    • was alone with her thoughts
    • I want to be alone
  • adjective satellite lacking companions or companionship
    solitary; lonely; lone.
    • he was alone when we met him
    • she is alone much of the time
    • the lone skier on the mountain
    • a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    • a lonely soul
    • a solitary traveler

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

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  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    • the royal box was empty

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  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
  • adjective satellite of a white the color of pearls

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

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  • verb reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it
  • verb become overexposed
    • The film solarized

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  • verb disconnect or separate
    • uncouple the hounds
  • verb regard as unconnected
    • you must dissociate these two events!
    • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

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  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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  • adjective having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune
  • adjective containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody
    melodic; musical.
    • the melodious song of a meadowlark

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

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  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; equivalence; comparability.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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  • adjective satellite (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

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  • adjective satellite able to provide for your own needs without help from others
    self-sustaining; self-sufficing.
    • a self-sufficing economic unit

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  • adjective satellite consisting of two or more associated entities
    • the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors
    • social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government"- J.K.Fairbank

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  • noun Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)

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  • noun German mathematician (1882-1935)
    Emmy Noether.

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  • verb remove salt from
    desalinate; desalinise; desalt.
    • desalinate water

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  • verb make a subtraction
    deduct; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb take off or away
    • this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French

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  • verb cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
  • verb develop youthful topographical features
    • the land rejuvenated

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  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
    string out.
    • the houses were strung out in a long row

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  • adjective satellite having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    • a three-tined fork
  • verb plate with tin

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  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequalled; unique; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history

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  • noun the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
  • verb resist doing something
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping

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  • noun United States mathematician (born in Austria) who is remembered principally for demonstrating the limitations of axiomatic systems (1906-1978)
    Kurt Godel.

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  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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  • verb prevent from being seen or discovered
    • Muslim women hide their faces
    • hide the money
  • verb hold back; keep from being perceived by others
    hold in; hold back.
    • She conceals her anger well

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  • adjective musically pleasing
  • adjective satellite exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
    symmetrical; proportionate.

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  • verb become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities
    • These consonants dissimilate
  • verb make dissimilar; cause to become less similar

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  • noun a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

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  • adjective satellite showing lack of emotional involvement
    degage; uninvolved.
    • adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman
    • she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive
    • an uninvolved bystander
  • verb cause to become detached or separated; take off
    • detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it

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  • adjective not conditional
    • unconditional surrender
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; categorical.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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  • verb interrupt before its natural or planned end
    break short; cut short.
    • We had to cut short our vacation
  • verb prevent completion
    break; stop; discontinue.
    • stop the project
    • break off the negotiations

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

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  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; scattered; confused; disjointed; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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  • adjective satellite perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    baffled; bewildered; bemused; lost; confounded; befuddled; at sea; mazed; mixed-up.
    • obviously bemused by his questions
    • bewildered and confused
    • a cloudy and confounded philosopher
    • just a mixed-up kid
    • she felt lost on the first day of school
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound; confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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  • noun division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
    word division.
  • noun connecting syllables and words by hyphens

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

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  • verb supply a melody for

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  • adjective separated into parts or pieces
    • opinions are divided
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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  • adjective satellite not parted by conflict of opinion
    • presented an undivided front
  • adjective satellite not shared by or among others
    • undivided responsibility

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  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Markov; Markoff; Andre Markoff.

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  • noun following the third position; number four in a countable series
  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound

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  • verb separate with a railing
    • rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace

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  • adjective of or related to agrology

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  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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

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  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    August Ferdinand Mobius; August F. Mobius.

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  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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