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essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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discerp

  • 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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cost-benefit_analysis

  • noun an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs

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consider

  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do
  • verb give careful consideration to
    study.
    • consider the possibility of moving

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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recount

  • noun an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
  • verb narrate or give a detailed account of
    recite; tell; narrate.
    • Tell what happened
    • The father told a story to his child

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snip

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

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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calculate

  • 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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physiological

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

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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factoring

  • noun (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
    factorisation; factorization.
  • verb resolve into factors
    factor in; factor out; factor.
    • a quantum computer can factor the number 15

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girdle

  • noun an encircling or ringlike structure
  • noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
    cincture; waistband; sash; waistcloth.

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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investigation

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    probe.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigating.

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histologist

  • noun anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues

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paleodendrology

  • noun the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
    palaeodendrology.

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moot

  • noun a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise
    • he organized the weekly moot
  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    deliberate; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind

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reasoning_by_elimination

  • noun analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
    elimination.

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applied

  • 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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assay

  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    check.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress
  • noun a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

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risk

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

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serrate

  • verb make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
    • serrate the edges of the teeth
  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; serrated; notched; saw-toothed.

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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adumbrate

  • verb describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    sketch; outline.
    • sketch the outline of the book
    • outline his ideas
  • verb give to understand
    insinuate; intimate.
    • I insinuated that I did not like his wife

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entomotomy

The science of the dissection of insects.

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mortice

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

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wiretap

  • noun the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
    tap.
  • verb tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    intercept; tap; bug.
    • The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy
    • Is this hotel room bugged?

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

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blast

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

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cut_down

  • 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
    slash.

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wipe

  • noun the act of rubbing or wiping
    rub.
    • he gave the hood a quick rub
  • verb rub with a circular motion
    pass over.
    • wipe the blackboard
    • He passed his hands over the soft cloth

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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human_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; 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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cut_away

  • 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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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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die

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

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conceive

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

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dig

  • 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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put_out_feelers

  • verb make some preliminary investigations or test the waters

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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leave

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

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cut_across

  • 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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technical_analysis_of_stock_trends

  • noun (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
    technical analysis.

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trepan

  • noun a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
    trephine.
  • noun a drill for cutting circular holes around a center

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shave

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

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look_up

  • verb seek information from
    refer; consult.
    • You should consult the dictionary
    • refer to your notes

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trend

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

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discover

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; see; hear; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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nail

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

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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scrutinize

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; take stock; scrutinise.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    audit; inspect; scrutinise.
    • audit accounts and tax returns

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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johannes_peter_muller

  • noun German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    Muller.

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perspective

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; view.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
    linear perspective.

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cost_analysis

  • noun breaking down the costs of some operation and reporting on each factor separately

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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hugo_devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo De Vries; De Vries.

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deliberate

  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    moot; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind
  • verb discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    debate.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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fillet

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

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find

  • noun a productive insight
    breakthrough; discovery.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; discovery.

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experiment

  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experimentation.
  • noun the testing of an idea
    experimentation.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories

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poleaxe

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

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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inspect

  • verb look over carefully
    • Please inspect your father's will carefully
  • verb come to see in an official or professional capacity
    visit.
    • The governor visited the prison
    • The grant administrator visited the laboratory

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hash

  • noun chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hasheesh; haschisch; hashish.

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johann_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Gregor Mendel.

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splinter

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    sliver.
    • 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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specialise

  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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contemplate

  • verb look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • contemplate one's navel
  • verb consider as a possibility
    • I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job

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explore

  • verb inquire into
    search; research.
    • the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project
    • He searched for information on his relatives on the web
    • Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness
  • verb travel to or penetrate into
    • explore unknown territory in biology

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chassis

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; 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
  • noun a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

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gabriele_fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Fallopio.

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poleax

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

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consideration

  • noun the process of giving careful thought to something
  • noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    condition; circumstance.
    • another consideration is the time it would take

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re-examine

  • verb question after cross-examination by opposing counsel
    • re-examine one's witness

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kaspar_friedrich_wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Wolff.

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remark

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; input.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun explicit notice
    • it passed without remark

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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bartolommeo_eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Eustachio.

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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study

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

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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reappraise

  • verb appraise anew
    • Homes in our town are reappraised every five years and taxes are increased accordingly

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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reassessment

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; revaluation.

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personify

  • verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
    body.
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    embody; be.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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decouple

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

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bob

  • 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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specialize

  • verb become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    specialise; narrow down; narrow.
    • She specializes in Near Eastern history
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; specialise; particularise; specify.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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bod

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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computerise

  • verb provide with computers
    computerize.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerize.
    • computerized dictionary

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knock_out

  • verb eliminate
    • knock out a target
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    kayo; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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divide

  • 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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whipsaw

  • 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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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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stone

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

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osteologist

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologer.

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cybernate

  • verb control a function, process, or creation by a computer
    computerize; computerise.
    • They computerized the car industry
    • we live in a cybernated age
    • cybernate a factory

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estimate

  • 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
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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market

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

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syntax

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; phrase structure.
  • noun a systematic orderly arrangement

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eye

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

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case_study

  • noun a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
  • noun a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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nondissected

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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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rationalise

  • verb structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results
    rationalize.
    • We rationalized the factory's production and raised profits
  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; apologise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success

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comparing

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparison.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    compare.
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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strike

  • 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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checkout

  • noun the act of inspecting or verifying
    check-out procedure; check.
    • they made a check of their equipment
    • the pilot ran through the check-out procedure
  • noun the latest time for vacating a hotel room
    checkout time.
    • the checkout here is 12 noon

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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saber

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

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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severing

  • noun the act of severing
    severance.
  • verb set or keep apart
    sever; break up.
    • sever a relationship

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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take_a_chance

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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factor_analyse

  • verb to perform a factor analysis of correlational data
    factor analyze.

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snip_off

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

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chisel

  • noun an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  • verb engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    cheat.
    • Who's chiseling on the side?

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straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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learn

  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; hear; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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slicing

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slice; fade.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun the act of cutting into slices

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scratch_up

  • verb cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
    scratch; scrape.

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break_off

  • 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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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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spy

  • noun (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
    undercover agent.
  • noun a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
    • my spies tell me that you had a good time last night

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compare

  • 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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guide_on

  • verb use as a guide
    guide.
    • They had the lights to guide on

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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figure

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

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carl_von_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus.

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process

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

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chip

  • 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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in

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

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botanise

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanize.

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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reappraisal

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reassessment; revaluation.

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exclude

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave off; leave out.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb prevent from entering; shut out
    keep out; shut out; shut.
    • The trees were shutting out all sunlight
    • This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

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vivisection

  • noun the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)

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counting

  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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rid

  • verb relieve from
    disembarrass; free.
    • Rid the house of pests

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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leave_off

  • verb come to an end, stop or cease
    • the road leaves off at the edge of the forest
    • leave off where you started
  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece

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cut_off

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

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ferdinand_julius_cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Cohn.

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hob

  • 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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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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watching

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; observation.
  • verb look attentively
    watch.
    • watch a basketball game

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chemical

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

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zoötomist

One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zoötomy.

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enquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; inquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; investigate.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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factor_in

  • 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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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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cast_around

  • verb search anxiously
    beat about; cast about.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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gamble

  • noun money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • noun a risky act or venture

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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find_out

  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; discover; see; hear; learn; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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cut_into

  • verb turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    delve; dig; turn over.
    • Dig we must
    • turn over the soil for aeration

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check_into

  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    go over; suss out; check over; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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hazard

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; risk.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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questioning

  • noun a request for information
    inquiring.
  • verb challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
    call into question; question; oppugn.
    • We must question your judgment in this matter

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whittle

  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    pare.
    • 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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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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adventure

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; escapade; dangerous undertaking.
  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Antoine Laurent de Jussieu.

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date

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

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summarize

  • verb give a summary (of)
    resume; sum up; summarise.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize
  • verb be a summary of
    summarise; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper

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capitalize

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

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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outline

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

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capitalise

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

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light

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

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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appreciate

  • verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
  • verb be fully aware of; realize fully
    take account.
    • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?

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vivisect

  • verb cut (a body) open while still alive
    • people no longer vivisect animals--it's considered unethical

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keep_an_eye_on

  • verb follow with the eyes or the mind
    watch over; follow; observe; watch.
    • Keep an eye on the baby, please!
    • The world is watching Sarajevo
    • She followed the men with the binoculars

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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fundamental_analysis

  • noun (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
    fundamentals analysis.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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transect

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

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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topographic_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    regional anatomy; topology.

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over

  • 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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put_through

  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; follow through; go through; carry out; follow out; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal
  • verb connect by telephone
    • the operator put a call through to Rio

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julienne

  • noun a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
    julienne vegetable.
  • noun a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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scrap

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

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hew_out

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

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neuroanatomy

  • noun the anatomy of the nervous system

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fissure

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; cranny; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; crack.

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look_for

  • verb try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    search; seek.
    • The police are searching for clues
    • They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
  • verb be excited or anxious about
    look to; anticipate.

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miter

  • noun joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    mitre; miter joint; mitre joint.
  • noun the surface of a beveled end of a piece where a miter joint is made
    mitre.
    • he covered the miter with glue before making the joint

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circularise

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularize.
  • verb distribute circulars to
    circularize.

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comprehend

  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?
  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    perceive.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

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parts

  • noun the local environment
    • he hasn't been seen around these parts in years
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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microscopic

  • adjective of or relating to or used in microscopy
    microscopical.
    • microscopic analysis
    • microscopical examination
  • adjective satellite visible under a microscope; using a microscope
    microscopical.

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system

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

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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carve

  • 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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snipping

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snippet.
  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; snip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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quantise

  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantize.
  • verb apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor
    quantize.
    • Quantize gravity

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shear

  • 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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chattering

  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chatter.
  • noun the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)
    chatter.

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tote_up

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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developmental_anatomy

  • noun the branch of anatomy that studies structural changes of an individual from fertilization to maturity

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bioassay

  • noun appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
    bio-assay.
  • verb subject to a bio-assay

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scratch_out

  • verb strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
    cut out.
    • scratch out my name on that list

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palaeodendrology

  • noun the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
    paleodendrology.

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break

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

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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drilling

  • noun the act of drilling
    boring.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; boring.

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manicure

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

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william_curtis

  • noun English botanical writer and publisher (1746-1799)
    Curtis.

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reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

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grammar

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

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chamfer

  • noun two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
    bevel; cant.
  • verb cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
    bevel.
    • bevel the surface

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flake_off

  • verb come off in flakes or thin small pieces
    peel off; flake; peel.
    • The paint in my house is peeling off

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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vallecula

  • noun (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
    groove.

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circularize

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularise.
  • verb canvass by using a questionnaire

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gabriello_fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Fallopius; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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chipping

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; splintering.
  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    break away; chip; chip off; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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physiological_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy in its relation to function
    morphophysiology; functional anatomy.

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eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Bartolommeo Eustachio.

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nick

  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    ding; gouge; dent.
  • noun (British slang) a prison
    • he's in the nick

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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gash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    cut; slice; slash.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
    cut.

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pteridology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies ferns

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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separate

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

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extract

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

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shearing

  • noun removing by cutting off or clipping
  • verb cut with shears
    shear.
    • shear hedges

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tabulate

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularise; tabularize.
  • verb shape or cut with a flat surface

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out

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

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trench

  • 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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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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stock-taking

  • noun reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook
    stocktaking.
  • noun making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand
    inventorying; stocktaking; inventory.
    • an inventory may be necessary to see if anything is missing
    • they held an inventory every month

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microdissect

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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extrapolate

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    generalize; infer; generalise.
  • verb estimate the value of
    interpolate.

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equate

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    correspond.

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collate

  • verb compare critically; of texts
  • verb to assemble in proper sequence
    • collate the papers

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engrave

  • 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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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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reexamination

  • noun (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
    redirect examination.
  • noun a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    followup; review; follow-up.

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proctor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    monitor.
  • verb watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
    invigilate.

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factor_analysis

  • noun any of several methods for reducing correlational data to a smaller number of dimensions or factors; beginning with a correlation matrix a small number of components or factors are extracted that are regarded as the basic variables that account for the interrelations observed in the data

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resume

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

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osteology

  • noun the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton

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inscribe

  • 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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rachitome

A dissecting instrument for opening the spinal canal. Written also rachiotome.

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musing

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness.
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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detecting

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; sleuthing; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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fret

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

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indent

  • 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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evans

  • noun United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
    Herbert McLean Evans.
  • noun British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
    Sir Arthur John Evans; Arthur Evans.

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tomahawk

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    hatchet.
  • verb cut with a tomahawk

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omit

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; except; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    pretermit; drop; overleap; leave out; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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keep

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

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turn

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

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fleck

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

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take_out

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

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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go_over

  • verb hold a review (of troops)
    survey; review.
  • verb happen in a particular manner
    come off; go off.
    • how did your talk go over?

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devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    Hugo De Vries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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follow_out

  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; follow through; go through; carry out; put through; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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reductionism

  • noun a theory that all complex systems can be completely understood in terms of their components
  • noun the analysis of complex things into simpler constituents

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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securities_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    financial analyst.

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enumerate

  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemise; itemize.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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well-formed

  • adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
    grammatical.
    • spoke in grammatical sentences

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nip

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

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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cut_up

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

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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checker

  • noun an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • noun one who checks the correctness of something

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clinical

  • adjective relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
    • clinical observation
    • clinical case study
  • adjective satellite scientifically detached; unemotional
    • he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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pomologist

  • noun someone versed in pomology or someone who cultivates fruit trees

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tabularise

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularize; tabulate.

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insure

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product
  • verb make certain of
    assure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!

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eyes

  • noun opinion or judgment
    • in the eyes of the law
    • I was wrong in her eyes
  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; optic; oculus.

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sculpt

  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture.
    • 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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suss_out

  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; check over; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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check-out_procedure

  • noun the act of inspecting or verifying
    checkout; check.
    • they made a check of their equipment
    • the pilot ran through the check-out procedure

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andreas_vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Vesalius.

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differentiate

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    distinguish; mark.
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

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consult

  • verb get or ask advice from
    confer with.
    • Consult your local broker
    • They had to consult before arriving at a decision
  • verb seek information from
    refer; look up.
    • You should consult the dictionary
    • refer to your notes

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practiced

  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; expert; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
  • verb carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    practise; practice; exercise; do.
    • practice law

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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cancel_out

  • verb wipe out the effect of something
    wipe out.
    • The new tax effectively cancels out my raise
    • The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record

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systems_analysis

  • noun analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts

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watch_over

  • verb follow with the eyes or the mind
    follow; observe; watch; keep an eye on.
    • Keep an eye on the baby, please!
    • The world is watching Sarajevo
    • She followed the men with the binoculars

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prune

  • noun dried plum
  • verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    trim; clip; cut back; crop; snip; lop; dress.
    • dress the plants in the garden

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misestimate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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rationalize

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    apologise; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    rationalise; cut; prune.
    • We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

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zero

  • 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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propagator

  • noun someone who propagates plants (as under glass)
  • noun someone who spreads the news
    disseminator.

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medicate

  • verb impregnate with a medicinal substance
  • verb treat medicinally, treat with medicine
    medicine.

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extinguish

  • verb put an end to; kill
    snuff out.
    • The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children
  • verb put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    snuff out; blow out; quench.
    • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
    • quench the flames
    • snuff out the candles

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factor_out

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

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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anatomic

  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomical.
    • anatomical features
  • adjective of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms
    anatomical.
    • anatomical research

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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systems_analyst

  • noun a person skilled at systems analysis

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georg_meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Meissner.

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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tab

  • noun the bill in a restaurant
    check; chit.
    • he asked the waiter for the check
  • noun sensationalist journalism
    tabloid; yellow journalism.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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pare

  • verb decrease gradually or bit by bit
    pare down.
  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    whittle.
    • whittle a piece of wood

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meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Georg Meissner.
  • noun German physicist (1882-1974)
    Fritz W. Meissner.

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pass_with_flying_colors

  • verb succeed at easily
    sweep through; ace; nail; sail through; breeze through.
    • She sailed through her exams
    • You will pass with flying colors
    • She nailed her astrophysics course

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strike_down

  • verb declare null and void; make ineffective
    cancel.
    • Cancel the election results
    • strike down a law
  • verb cause to die, especially suddenly
    • The disease struck down many young men in the village

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cave

  • noun a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
  • verb hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    undermine.
    • The river was caving the banks

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invigilate

  • verb watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
    proctor.

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apprise

  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    apprize; send word; give notice; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due
  • verb make aware of
    instruct; apprize.
    • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

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note

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

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pomology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits

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breeze

  • noun a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    air; zephyr; gentle wind.
    • the breeze was cooled by the lake
    • as he waited he could feel the air on his neck
  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; child's play; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; 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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dissectable

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go_through

  • verb go or live through
    see; experience.
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam
  • verb apply thoroughly; think through
    work through; run through.
    • We worked through an example

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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likening

  • noun the act of comparing similarities
  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    liken; compare; equate.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

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fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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prick

  • 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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apprize

  • verb inform (somebody) of something
    send word; apprise; give notice; notify; advise.
    • I advised him that the rent was due
  • verb make aware of
    instruct; apprise.
    • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

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reckon

  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; forecast; estimate; count on.

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look_at

  • verb take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
    consider; deal; take.
    • Take the case of China
    • Consider the following case
  • verb look at carefully; study mentally
    consider; view.
    • view a problem

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average_out

  • verb compute the average of
    average.
  • verb amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
    average.
    • The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; 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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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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propagate

  • 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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multiply

  • verb combine by multiplication
    • multiply 10 by 15
  • verb combine or increase by multiplication
    manifold.
    • He managed to multiply his profits

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delve

  • verb turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    dig; turn over; cut into.
    • Dig we must
    • turn over the soil for aeration

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autopsy

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; postmortem; PM.
  • verb perform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem

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grave

  • 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)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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topographic

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographical.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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breeze_through

  • verb succeed at easily
    sweep through; ace; nail; sail through; pass with flying colors.
    • She sailed through her exams
    • You will pass with flying colors
    • She nailed her astrophysics course

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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dent

  • noun an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    • it made a dent in my bank account
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; incision.

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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axe

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    ax.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    ax.
    • axe wood

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grammatic

  • adjective of or pertaining to grammar
    grammatical.
    • the grammatic structure of a sentence
    • grammatical rules
    • grammatical gender

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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dental_anatomy

  • noun the branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth

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mortise

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

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dissect

  • 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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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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splintering

  • noun the act of chipping something
    chip; chipping.
  • verb withdraw from an organization or communion
    splinter; break away; secede.
    • After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away

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chance

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    opportunity.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    fortune; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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add_together

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
  • verb make an addition by combining numbers
    add.
    • Add 27 and 49, please!

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microscopic_anatomy

  • noun the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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colors

  • noun a flag that shows its nationality
    colours.
  • noun a distinguishing emblem
    colours.
    • his tie proclaimed his school colors

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • 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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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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debate

  • noun a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
    argumentation; argument.
    • the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
  • noun the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
    public debate; disputation.

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regional_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    topology; topographic anatomy.

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comparative_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomical features of animals of different species

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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dice

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    die.
  • verb cut into cubes
    cube.
    • cube the cheese

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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analyst

  • noun someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • noun an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

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analytic

  • adjective using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    • analytic statics
  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytical.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind

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analytic_thinking

  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analysis.

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factor_analyze

  • verb to perform a factor analysis of correlational data
    factor analyse.

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reconnoiter

  • verb explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    scout; reconnoitre.

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factor

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

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integrate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    incorporate.
    • 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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jag

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

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sir_joseph_banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Banks.

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chemical_analysis

  • noun the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
    qualitative analysis.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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spud

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    potato; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds
    stump spud.

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diagnosing

  • noun identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
    diagnosis.
  • verb determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
    diagnose; name.

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watch

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

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perceive

  • verb to become aware of through the senses
    comprehend.
    • I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon
  • verb become conscious of
    • She finally perceived the futility of her protest

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computerize

  • verb provide with computers
    computerise.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerise.
    • computerized dictionary

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deaden

  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    damp; dampen.
    • muffle the message
  • verb cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
    girdle.
    • girdle the plant

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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anatomize

  • verb dissect in order to analyze
    anatomise.
    • anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease
  • verb analyze down to the smallest detail
    • This writer anatomized the depth of human behavior

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Ferdinand Julius Cohn.

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prescriptive_grammar

  • noun a grammar that is produced by prescriptive linguistics

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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obliterate

  • verb mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
    wipe out; kill.
    • kill these lines in the President's speech
  • verb make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    hide; obscure; veil; blot out.
    • a hidden message
    • a veiled threat

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factorization

  • noun (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
    factorisation; factoring.

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peel_off

  • 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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investigate

  • verb investigate scientifically
    look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese
  • verb conduct an inquiry or investigation of
    inquire; enquire.
    • The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
    • inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady

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galen

  • noun Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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tot_up

  • verb determine the sum of
    add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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ascertain

  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize
  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; see to it; assure; see; ensure; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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audit

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audited account.
  • noun a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
    • he made an audit of all the plants on his property
    • an energy efficiency audit
    • an email log audit

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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wipe_out

  • verb use up (resources or materials)
    exhaust; consume; deplete; use up; eat up; eat; run through.
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; decimate; eliminate; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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frame

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

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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run_a_risk

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; take chances; chance; adventure; gamble.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Kaspar Friedrich Wolff.

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fundamentals_analysis

  • noun (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
    fundamental analysis.

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slice_up

  • verb cut into slices
    slice.
    • Slice the salami, please

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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incisura

  • noun (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
    incisure.

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detect

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

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summate

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
  • verb form or constitute a cumulative effect

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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factorisation

  • noun (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
    factoring; factorization.

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away

  • 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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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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forecast

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    prognosis.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate.

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knap

  • verb strike sharply
    rap.
    • rap him on the knuckles
  • verb break a small piece off from
    cut off; chip; break off.
    • chip the glass
    • chip a tooth

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add_up

  • verb develop into
    amount; come.
    • This idea will never amount to anything
    • nothing came of his grandiose plans
  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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revaluation

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; reassessment.

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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notice

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

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personate

  • verb pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    pose; impersonate.
    • She posed as the Czar's daughter
  • verb attribute human qualities to something
    personify.
    • The Greeks personated their gods ridiculous

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neuroanatomic

  • adjective of or relating to neural tissue or the nervous system
    neuroanatomical.

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take_stock

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; scrutinize; scrutinise.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb make or include in an itemized record or report
    stock-take; inventory.
    • Inventory all books before the end of the year

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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paleobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    palaeobotany.

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scrutinise

  • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
    size up; take stock; scrutinize.
    • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
  • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
    audit; scrutinize; inspect.
    • audit accounts and tax returns

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interpolate

  • verb estimate the value of
    extrapolate.
  • verb insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    alter; falsify.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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topology

  • noun topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)
    • Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age
  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    regional anatomy; topographic anatomy.

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.

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necropsy

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; post-mortem examination; postmortem; autopsy; PM.

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feeler

  • noun one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
    antenna.
  • noun a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
    overture; advance; approach.
    • she rejected his advances

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follow_through

  • verb carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; go through; carry out; follow out; put through; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal

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lay_eyes_on

  • verb see with attention
    behold.
    • behold Christ!

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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assure

  • verb make certain of
    insure; ensure; secure; guarantee.
    • This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us
    • Preparation will guarantee success!
  • verb inform positively and with certainty and confidence
    tell.
    • I tell you that man is a crook!

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intercept

  • noun the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
  • verb seize on its way
    stop.
    • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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leave_out

  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; except; leave off; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece
  • verb leave undone or leave out
    pretermit; omit; drop; overleap; overlook; miss; neglect.
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

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sketch

  • noun preliminary drawing for later elaboration
    study.
    • he made several studies before starting to paint
  • noun a brief literary description
    vignette.

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pteridological

  • adjective of or relating to the study of ferns

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appraise

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; valuate.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • verb consider in a comprehensive way
    survey.
    • He appraised the situation carefully before acting

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vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Andreas Vesalius.

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tabularize

  • verb arrange or enter in tabular form
    table; tabularise; tabulate.

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • 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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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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liken

  • verb consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
    compare; equate.
    • We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans
    • You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

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sweep

  • noun a wide scope
    expanse.
    • the sweep of the plains
  • noun someone who cleans soot from chimneys
    chimneysweep; chimneysweeper.

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cancel

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

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table

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

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antoine_laurent_de_jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Jussieu.

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poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; public opinion poll; opinion poll.
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; pate.

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beat_about

  • verb search anxiously
    cast around; cast about.

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sieve

  • noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
    screen.
  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; screen out.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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reexamine

  • verb look at again; examine again
    review.
    • let's review your situation

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overlook

  • noun a high place affording a good view
  • verb look past, fail to notice

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macroscopic_anatomy

  • noun the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope
    gross anatomy.

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quiz

  • noun an examination consisting of a few short questions
  • verb examine someone's knowledge of something
    test.
    • The teacher tests us every week
    • We got quizzed on French irregular verbs

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viewer

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

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keep_tabs_on

  • verb keep a record on or watch attentively
    • The government keeps tabs on the dissidents

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seasoned

  • adjective aged or processed
    • seasoned wood
  • verb lend flavor to
    season; flavor; flavour.
    • Season the chicken breast after roasting it

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mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Gregor Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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followup

  • noun a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
    follow-up.
    • his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with
  • noun an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    follow-up.

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life

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

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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intelligence_analyst

  • noun a government analyst of information about an enemy or potential enemy

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formed

  • adjective having or given a form or shape
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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search

  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    hunt; hunting.
  • noun an investigation seeking answers
    • a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing
    • the outcome justified the search

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scrutiny

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

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john_tradescant

  • noun English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638)
    Tradescant.

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observe

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

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try_out

  • verb put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    essay; prove; try; examine; test.
    • This approach has been tried with good results
    • Test this recipe
  • verb try something new, as in order to gain experience
    experiment.
    • Students experiment sexually
    • The composer experimented with a new style

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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chatter

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chattering.

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furrow

  • noun a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; 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

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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palaeobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    paleobotany.

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qualitative_analysis

  • noun the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
    chemical analysis.

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dissect

  • 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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material_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; 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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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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research_worker

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; investigator.

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cast

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

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prescriptive

  • adjective pertaining to giving directives or rules
    normative.
    • prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage

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investigating

  • noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    investigation.
  • verb investigate scientifically
    investigate; look into.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese

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carry_out

  • verb put in effect
    fulfil; execute; accomplish; carry through; action; fulfill.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation
  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; follow through; go through; follow out; put through; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal

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guide

  • noun someone employed to conduct others
    usher.
  • noun someone who shows the way by leading or advising

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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trend_analysis

  • noun analysis of changes over time

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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break_away

  • verb move away or escape suddenly
    break; break out.
    • The horses broke from the stable
    • Three inmates broke jail
    • Nobody can break out--this prison is high security
  • verb break off (a piece from a whole)
    chip; chip off; break off; come off.
    • Her tooth chipped

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it

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

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rip

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rent; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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parse

  • verb analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)

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quantize

  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantise.
  • verb apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor
    quantise.
    • Quantize gravity

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • 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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cone

  • 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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functional_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy in its relation to function
    physiological anatomy; morphophysiology.

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ax

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    axe.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    axe.
    • axe wood

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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inspector

  • noun a high ranking police officer
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    examiner.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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technical_analysis

  • noun (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
    technical analysis of stock trends.

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tell

  • 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.
  • 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

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sever

  • 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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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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count_on

  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate.

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neuroanatomical

  • adjective of or relating to neural tissue or the nervous system
    neuroanatomic.

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sweep_through

  • verb succeed at easily
    ace; nail; sail through; pass with flying colors; breeze through.
    • She sailed through her exams
    • You will pass with flying colors
    • She nailed her astrophysics course

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paring

  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    shaving; sliver.
  • noun (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

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inquire

  • verb inquire about
    ask; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb have a wish or desire to know something
    enquire; wonder.
    • He wondered who had built this beautiful church

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saw

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; byword; adage.
  • noun hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

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market_analyst

  • noun an analyst of conditions affecting a market (especially the stock market)

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figuring

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; reckoning; computation.
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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osteologer

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologist.

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diagonalize

  • verb transform a matrix to a diagonal matrix
    diagonalise.

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see_to_it

  • verb be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    insure; control; assure; see; ensure; ascertain; check.
    • He verified that the valves were closed
    • See that the curtains are closed
    • control the quality of the product

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sliver

  • noun a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
    splinter.
    • he got a splinter in his finger
    • it broke into slivers
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; shaving.

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breakdown

  • noun the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    dislocation.
    • the social dislocations resulting from government policies
    • his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London
  • noun a mental or physical breakdown
    crack-up.

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snuff_out

  • verb put an end to; kill
    extinguish.
    • The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children
  • verb put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    blow out; extinguish; quench.
    • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
    • quench the flames
    • snuff out the candles

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Sir Joseph Banks.
  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    bank.
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents

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financial_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    securities analyst.

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implement

  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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audit

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audited account.
  • noun a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
    • he made an audit of all the plants on his property
    • an energy efficiency audit
    • an email log audit

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general_anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    anatomy.

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off

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

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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audited_account

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audit.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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screen_out

  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; sieve.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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chip_off

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

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solve

  • verb find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    lick; work out; work; puzzle out; figure out.
    • 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
  • verb find the solution
    resolve.
    • solve an equation
    • solve for x

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auditor

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

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worry

  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    headache; vexation; concern.
    • New York traffic is a constant concern
    • it's a major worry
  • noun a strong feeling of anxiety
    trouble.
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Gabriele Fallopius.

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; 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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physique

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; build; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; 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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reconnoitre

  • verb explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    scout; reconnoiter.

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prorate

  • verb make a proportional settlement or distribution
  • verb divide or assess proportionally
    • The rent was prorated for the rest of the month

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mycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

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do_away_with

  • verb terminate, end, or take out
    extinguish; eliminate; get rid of.
    • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
    • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
    • eliminate my debts

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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reviewer

  • noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    referee; reader.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    commentator.

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take_chances

  • verb take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    risk; take a chance; hazard; chance; adventure; gamble; run a risk.
    • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

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macroscopic

  • adjective satellite visible to the naked eye; using the naked eye
    macroscopical.
  • adjective satellite large enough to be visible with the naked eye
    macroscopical.

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carolus_linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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macrodissected

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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robert_brown

  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Brown.

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grammatical

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

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clinical_anatomy

  • noun the practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment
    applied anatomy.

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except

  • verb take exception to
    demur.
    • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday
  • verb prevent from being included or considered or accepted
    take out; omit; leave off; leave out; exclude.
    • The bad results were excluded from the report
    • Leave off the top piece

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rebate

  • noun a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
    discount.
  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rabbet.

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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add

  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table
  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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diagonalization

  • noun changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
    diagonalisation.
    • the diagonalization of a normal matrix by a unitary transformation

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muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.
  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Karl Alex Muller.

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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take

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

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physical_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human 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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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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miscalculate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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regard

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

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dissected

  • adjective satellite having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
    cleft.
  • verb cut open or cut apart
    dissect.
    • dissect the bodies for analysis

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mow

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    haymow; hayloft.
  • verb cut with a blade or mower
    cut down.
    • mow the grass

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botanize

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanise.

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quest

  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    pursuit; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth
  • noun the act of searching for something
    seeking.
    • a quest for diamonds

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karl_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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commentate

  • verb make a commentary on
  • verb serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting

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judge

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

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taking

  • noun the act of someone who picks up or takes something
    pickings.
    • the pickings were easy
    • clothing could be had for the taking
  • verb carry out
    take.
    • take action
    • take steps
    • take vengeance

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bit

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

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rusticate

  • verb live in the country and lead a rustic life
  • verb send to the country
    • He was rusticated for his bad behavior

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behold

  • verb see with attention
    lay eyes on.
    • behold Christ!

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apart

  • 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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sleuthing

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; detecting; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    sleuth; spy; snoop; stag.

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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scythe

  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
  • verb cut with a scythe
    • scythe grass or grain

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qualitative

  • adjective involving distinctions based on qualities
    • qualitative change
    • qualitative data
    • qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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scrutiniser

  • noun a careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care
    scrutinizer.

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diagonalise

  • verb transform a matrix to a diagonal matrix
    diagonalize.

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comparability

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; compare; equivalence.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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benefit

  • noun financial assistance in time of need
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    welfare.
    • for the benefit of all

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gregor_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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countercheck

  • noun a check that restrains another check
  • noun something that checks the correctness of a previous check
    double check.

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summarise

  • verb be a summary of
    summarize; sum up; sum.
    • The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper
  • verb give a summary (of)
    summarize; resume; sum up.
    • he summed up his results
    • I will now summarize

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prosector

One who makes dissections for anatomical illustration; usually, the assistant of a professional anatomist.

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scrutinizer

  • noun a careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care
    scrutiniser.

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clipping

  • noun an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    press clipping; cutting; newspaper clipping; press cutting.
    • he searched through piles of letters and clippings
  • noun cutting down to the desired size or shape
    trim; trimming.

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google

  • verb search the internet (for information) using the Google search engine
    • He googled the woman he had met at the party
    • My children are googling all day
  • noun a widely used search engine that uses text-matching techniques to find web pages that are important and relevant to a user's search

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gardening

  • noun the cultivation of plants
    horticulture.
  • verb work in the garden
    garden.
    • My hobby is gardening

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cast_about

  • verb search anxiously
    cast around; beat about.

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get_rid_of

  • verb dispose of
    remove.
    • Get rid of these old shoes!
    • The company got rid of all the dead wood
  • verb terminate, end, or take out
    extinguish; eliminate; do away with.
    • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
    • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
    • eliminate my debts

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industry_analyst

  • noun an analyst of conditions affecting a particular industry

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tote

  • noun a capacious bag or basket
    tote bag; holdall; carryall.
  • verb carry with difficulty
    tug; lug.
    • You'll have to lug this suitcase

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mapquest

  • verb search for a location and directions by means of the MapQuest program
    • you can just mapquest the restaurant
  • noun a free, widely-used Web Map Server

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trend

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

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histology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

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sight

  • noun an instance of visual perception
    • the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    • the train was an unexpected sight
  • noun anything that is seen
    • he was a familiar sight on the television
    • they went to Paris to see the sights

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escape

  • noun the act of escaping physically
    flight.
    • he made his escape from the mental hospital
    • the canary escaped from its cage
    • his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escapism.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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comparative_anatomist

  • noun anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals

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bore

  • noun a person who evokes boredom
    dullard.
  • 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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predissected

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developmental

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting development
    • developmental psychology

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scale

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

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trace

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

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for

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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hugo_de_vries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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rabbet

  • noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    rebate.
  • verb join with a rabbet joint

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pioneer

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    trailblazer; groundbreaker; innovator.
  • noun one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
    • they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them

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cradle

  • noun a baby bed with sides and rockers
  • noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
    provenance; birthplace; provenience; place of origin.
    • the birthplace of civilization

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eliminate

  • verb terminate, end, or take out
    extinguish; get rid of; do away with.
    • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
    • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
    • eliminate my debts
  • verb do away with
    rid of; obviate.

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slash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    gash; cut; slice.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)

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compute

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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dating

  • noun use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    geological dating.
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

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commentator

  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    observer.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    reviewer.

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refer

  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; cite.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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run

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

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peel

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

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dental

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

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dissection

  • noun cutting so as to separate into pieces
  • noun a minute and critical analysis

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check_over

  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; suss out; check up on; look into; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine

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chip_at

  • verb engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    carve.
    • carve one's name into the bark

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sift

  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.