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convolute

  • verb curl, wind, or twist together
    convolve.
  • verb practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    twist; pervert; sophisticate; twist around.
    • Don't twist my words

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crystallise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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severable

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

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pervert

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    deviate; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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specialization

  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialisation.
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialism; specialisation; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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concenter

  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; focalize; concentre; focus.

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incisiveness

  • noun keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect
    trenchancy.

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expatiate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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nonrational

  • adjective satellite not based on reason
    • there is a great deal that is nonrational in modern culture
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    visceral; intuitive.

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broaden

  • verb make broader
    • broaden the road
  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    widen; extend.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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fathom

  • noun a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
    fthm.
  • noun (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
    fthm.

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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surgical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or used in surgery
    • surgical instruments
    • surgical intervention
  • adjective relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
    operative.
    • a surgical appendix
    • a surgical procedure
    • operative dentistry

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mark

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

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disjuncture

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

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discordant

  • adjective not in agreement or harmony
    • views discordant with present-day ideas
  • adjective satellite lacking in harmony
    disharmonious; dissonant; inharmonic.

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self-reliant

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

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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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stochastic_variable

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    chance variable; variate; variant; random variable.

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discern

  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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polarity

  • noun a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
    mutual opposition.
    • he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil
  • noun having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
    sign.
    • he got the polarity of the battery reversed
    • charges of opposite sign

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prima

  • adjective satellite indicating the most important performer or role
    stellar; leading; star; starring.
    • the leading man
    • prima ballerina
    • prima donna
    • a star figure skater
    • the starring role
    • a stellar role
    • a stellar performance
  • noun used primarily as eating apples

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polyvagal

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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clarification

  • noun an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
    illumination; elucidation.
    • the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook
  • noun the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
    clearing.

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unlikeness

  • noun dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
    dissimilitude.

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trenchant

  • adjective satellite having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
    searching.
    • searching insights
    • trenchant criticism
  • adjective satellite characterized by or full of force and vigor
    hard-hitting.
    • a hard-hitting expose
    • a trenchant argument

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refocus

  • verb focus once again; The physicist refocused the light beam"
  • verb focus anew
    • The group needs to refocus its goals

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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insulate

  • verb protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material
    • We had his bedroom insulated before winter came
  • verb place or set apart
    isolate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates

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sparkling

  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    scintillation; twinkle.
  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; coruscate; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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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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sequestered

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

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unclear

  • adjective poorly stated or described
    ill-defined.
    • he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts
  • adjective not clear to the mind
    • the law itself was unclear on that point
    • the reason for their actions is unclear to this day

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unresolved

  • adjective not solved
    unsolved.
    • many crimes remain unsolved
    • many problems remain unresolved
  • adjective satellite not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought
    undetermined; open; undecided.
    • an open question
    • our position on this bill is still undecided
    • our lawsuit is still undetermined

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stochastic

  • adjective satellite being or having a random variable
    • a stochastic variable
    • stochastic processes

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fatal

  • adjective bringing death
  • adjective satellite having momentous consequences; of decisive importance
    fateful.
    • that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev
    • the fatal day of the election finally arrived

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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divergent

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

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multifaceted

  • adjective satellite having many aspects
    many-sided; miscellaneous; multifarious.
    • a many-sided subject
    • a multifaceted undertaking
    • multifarious interests
    • the multifarious noise of a great city
    • a miscellaneous crowd

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random

  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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street

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

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particularized

  • adjective satellite directed toward a specific object
    particularised.
    • particularized thinking as distinct from stereotyped sloganeering
  • verb be specific about
    particularize; specialise; particularise; specify; specialize.
    • Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?

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equivocal

  • adjective open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
    ambiguous.
    • an equivocal statement
    • the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates
    • the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness
    • popularity is an equivocal crown
    • an equivocal response to an embarrassing question
  • adjective satellite open to question
    • aliens of equivocal loyalty
    • his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"-Anna Jameson

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specialised

  • adjective developed or designed for a special activity or function
    specialized.
    • a specialized tool
  • verb devote oneself to a special area of work
    specialise; specialize.
    • She specializes in honey bees
    • This baker specializes in French bread

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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apportionable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    allocatable; allocable.

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unverbalised

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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confounding

  • adjective satellite that confounds or contradicts or confuses
    contradictory.
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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sufficient

  • adjective of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
    • sufficient food

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unfamiliar

  • adjective not known or well known
    • a name unfamiliar to most
    • be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

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splitting

  • adjective satellite resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
    rending; ripping.
    • the tree split with a great ripping sound
    • heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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isomorphism

  • noun (biology) similarity or identity of form or shape or structure
    isomorphy.

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spotty

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

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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antipode

  • noun direct opposite
    • quiet: an antipode to focused busyness

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forked

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

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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exact

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

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sharp-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    quick-sighted; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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four

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

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protean

  • adjective satellite taking on different forms
    • eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same

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delineative

  • adjective satellite depicted in a recognizable manner
    depictive.

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undecipherable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; indecipherable; unreadable.
    • indecipherable handwriting

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apprehensible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; intelligible.

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diverging

  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    divergent.
  • verb move or draw apart
    diverge.
    • The two paths diverge here

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get_the_picture

  • verb get the meaning of something
    grok; apprehend; dig; comprehend; grasp; compass; savvy.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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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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make

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

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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discrete

  • adjective satellite constituting a separate entity or part
    distinct.
    • a government with three discrete divisions
    • on two distinct occasions

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invidious

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

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math

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    maths; mathematics.

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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cloister

  • noun residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
    religious residence.
  • noun a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

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unevenness

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

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suffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading through
    • suffusive purple light

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stratify

  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society
  • verb form layers or strata
    • The rock stratifies

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immanent

  • adjective of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
    subjective.
    • a cognition is an immanent act of mind
  • adjective satellite of qualities that are spread throughout something
    • ambition is immanent in human nature
    • we think of God as immanent in nature

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antithetic

  • adjective satellite sharply contrasted in character or purpose
    antithetical.
    • practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs
    • hope is antithetic to despair

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variate

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    chance variable; stochastic variable; variant; random variable.

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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heterogenous

  • adjective consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
    heterogeneous.
    • the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous
  • adjective originating outside the body
    heterogeneous.

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direct

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

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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exchangeable

  • adjective suitable to be exchanged
  • adjective capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value
    convertible.
    • convertible securities

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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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rigorous

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

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fork-like

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

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colourful

  • adjective striking in variety and interest
    colorful.
    • a colorful period of history
    • a colorful character
    • colorful language
  • adjective having striking color
    colorful.
    • colorful autumn leaves

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degraded

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
    degrade.

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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understandability

  • noun the quality of comprehensible language or thought
    comprehensibility.

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what

As an interrogative pronoun, used in asking questions regarding either persons or things; as, what is this? what did you say? what poem is this? what child is lost?
What see'st thou in the ground? Shak.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4.
What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him! Matt. viii. 27.
✍ Originally, what, when, where, which, who, why, etc., were interrogatives only, and it is often difficult to determine whether they are used as interrogatives or relatives. What in this sense, when it refers to things, may be used either substantively or adjectively; when it refers to persons, it is used only adjectively with a noun expressed, who being the pronoun used substantively.

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mutational

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from mutation

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clean-cut

  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; trig.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard
  • adjective satellite clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    clear-cut; clear.
    • as clear as a whistle
    • clear footprints in the snow
    • the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather
    • a spire clean-cut against the sky
    • a clear-cut pattern

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incompatible

  • adjective not compatible
    • incompatible personalities
    • incompatible colors
  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
    antagonistic.

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diffusing

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

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contrastive

  • adjective satellite of words so related that one contrasts with the other
    incompatible.
    • `rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms
  • adjective satellite strikingly different; tending to contrast
    contrasting.
    • contrasting (or contrastive) colors

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expressed

  • adjective satellite communicated in words
    uttered; verbalised; verbalized.
    • frequently uttered sentiments
  • verb give expression to
    evince; express; show.
    • She showed her disappointment

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severalty

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; separateness; distinctness.
  • noun exclusive individual ownership

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liberated

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

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phaenogamous

(Bot.) Having true flowers with with distinct floral organs; flowering.

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abrupt

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

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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profligate

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rake; rip; rakehell; blood; roue.
  • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
    prodigal; squanderer.

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freaky

  • adjective satellite strange and somewhat frightening
    • the whole experience was really freaky
  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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method

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

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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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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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multivariate

  • adjective satellite pertaining to any procedure involving two or more variables

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efficacious

  • adjective marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect
    • written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers"-Aldous Huxley
    • the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough
  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; effective.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law

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divergence

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

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loose

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

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steel_trap

  • noun an acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
    • he's as sharp as a steel trap
    • a mind like a steel trap
  • noun a trap made of steel with a strong spring and sharp toothlike projections to hold the prey

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linguistic_communication

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    language.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

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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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nimble

  • adjective satellite moving quickly and lightly
    quick; agile; spry.
    • sleek and agile as a gymnast
    • as nimble as a deer
    • nimble fingers
    • quick of foot
    • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it
  • adjective satellite mentally quick
    agile.
    • an agile mind
    • nimble wits

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uneven

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

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let

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

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governing

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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alone

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

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dissipated

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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observing

  • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
    observant.
  • 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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detached

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

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change

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

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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biodiversity

  • noun the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
    • a high level of biodiversity is desirable

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distinctness

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

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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specialized

  • adjective developed or designed for a special activity or function
    specialised.
    • a specialized tool
  • verb become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
    specialise; narrow down; specialize; narrow.
    • She specializes in Near Eastern history

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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changed

  • adjective made or become different in nature or form
    • changed attitudes
    • changed styles of dress
    • a greatly changed country after the war
  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; alter; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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guilty

  • adjective responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act
    • guilty of murder
    • the guilty person
    • secret guilty deeds
  • adjective satellite showing a sense of guilt
    hangdog; shamefaced; shamed.
    • a guilty look
    • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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unpaired

  • adjective satellite of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
    odd; unmated; unmatched.

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pictorial

  • noun a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures
  • adjective pertaining to or consisting of pictures
    pictural.
    • pictorial perspective
    • pictorial records

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crystallize

  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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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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noticeably

  • adverb in a noticeable manner
    observably; perceptibly.
    • he changed noticeably over the years

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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strong-minded

  • adjective satellite having a determined will
    strong-willed.
  • adjective satellite marked by vigorous independence of thought and judgment

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astute

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; shrewd.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

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depictive

  • adjective satellite depicted in a recognizable manner
    delineative.

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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heteroclite

Deviating from ordinary forms or rules; irregular; anomalous; abnormal.

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depart

  • verb move away from a place into another direction
    go; go away.
    • Go away before I start to cry
    • The train departs at noon
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    vary; deviate; diverge.

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nondistinct

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discontinuous

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

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black-and-white

  • adjective lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
    • a black-and-white cow
    • black-and-white blooms
    • black-and-white stripes
  • adjective not having or not capable of producing colors
    black and white.
    • black-and-white film
    • a black-and-white TV
    • the movie was in black and white

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apprehensive

  • adjective satellite quick to understand
    discerning.
    • a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
    worried.
    • apprehensive about her job
    • not used to a city and worried about small things
    • felt apprehensive about the consequences

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apt

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    given; tending; disposed; minded.
    • he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • I am not minded to answer any questions
  • adjective satellite at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    liable.
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget

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psychological

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

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atrip

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

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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self-sufficient

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

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marker

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

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illumination

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

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disparateness

  • noun utter dissimilarity
    distinctiveness.

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lucidness

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; clarity; clearness.

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aberrant

  • noun one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    deviant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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nonahedron

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man-to-man

  • adjective satellite forthright and honest
    • had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life
  • adjective satellite being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    one-on-one.
    • one-on-one defense

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nonpartizan

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

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washed-out

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; bleached; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors

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libertine

  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    debauched; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women

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from

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

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discriminative

  • adjective satellite capable of making fine distinctions
    discriminatory.
  • adjective satellite expressing careful judgment
    judicial.
    • discriminative censure
    • a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett

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branch_out

  • verb vary in order to spread risk or to expand
    diversify; broaden.
    • The company diversified

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covariant

  • adjective satellite changing so that interrelations with another variable quantity or set of quantities remain unchanged

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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readability

  • noun the quality of written language that makes it easy to read and understand
  • noun a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
    legibility.

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distinctiveness

  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; speciality; specialty; specialness.
  • noun utter dissimilarity
    disparateness.

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indie

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

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doubt

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubtfulness; question; dubiousness.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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contrariety

  • noun the relation between contraries

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sharpen

  • verb make sharp or sharper
    • sharpen the knives
  • verb make crisp or more crisp and precise
    • We had to sharpen our arguments

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individualism

  • noun the quality of being individual
    individuation; individuality.
    • so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality
  • noun a belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence

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etiolated

  • adjective satellite (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
    blanched; etiolate.
    • etiolated celery
  • verb make weak by stunting the growth or development of
    etiolate.

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be

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

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debauched

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or morality
    libertine; dissolute; fast; degenerate; degraded; dissipated; riotous; profligate.
    • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
    • deplorably dissipated and degraded
    • riotous living
    • fast women
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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rich

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

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two-pronged

  • adjective satellite having two prongs

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omissible

  • adjective satellite capable of being left out

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unequaled

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

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dissimilitude

  • noun dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
    unlikeness.

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apparent

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    ostensible; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty

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nonsocial

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

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unintelligent

  • adjective lacking intelligence
    stupid.
    • a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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separative

  • adjective satellite (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
  • adjective satellite serving to separate or divide into parts
    partitive.
    • partitive tendencies in education
    • the uniting influence was stronger than the separative

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partitive

  • noun word (such a `some' or `less') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole
  • adjective (Romance languages) relating to or denoting a part of a whole or a quantity that is less than the whole
    • a partitive construction

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quick-sighted

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted; sharp-eyed.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    sharp-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

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disconnection

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

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discreteness

  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    severalty; separateness; distinctness.

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projective

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smart_as_a_whip

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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nonuniformity

  • noun the quality of being diverse and interesting

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not_guilty

  • adjective satellite declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless
    acquitted.
    • he stands acquitted on all charges
    • the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity

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disharmonious

  • adjective satellite lacking in harmony
    discordant; dissonant; inharmonic.

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escaped

  • adjective satellite having escaped, especially from confinement
    on the loose; at large; loose.
    • a convict still at large
    • searching for two escaped prisoners
    • dogs loose on the streets
    • criminals on the loose in the neighborhood
  • verb run away from confinement
    break loose; get away; escape.
    • The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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word

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

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lucubrate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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heterogeneousness

  • noun the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
    heterogeneity.

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unnatural

  • adjective not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature
    • an unnatural death
    • the child's unnatural interest in death
  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    abnormal.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food

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equation

  • noun a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equivalence; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best

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chemotype

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somber

  • adjective satellite lacking brightness or color; dull
    sober; sombre; drab.
    • drab faded curtains
    • sober Puritan grey
    • children in somber brown clothes
  • adjective satellite grave or even gloomy in character
    melancholy; sombre.
    • solemn and mournful music
    • a suit of somber black
    • a somber mood

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modified

  • adjective changed in form or character
    • their modified stand made the issue more acceptable
    • the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved
  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    modify.
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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on_the_button

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the nose.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the nose; on the dot; exactly; precisely.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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obvious

  • adjective easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • obvious errors

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twinning

  • adjective satellite producing two offspring at a time
    biparous.
  • verb duplicate or match
    twin; duplicate; parallel.
    • The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse

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closing

  • noun the act of closing something
    shutting.
  • noun the last section of a communication
    close; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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unconditional

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

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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crazy

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

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perceivable

  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived especially by sight or hearing
    • perceivable through the mist
  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; intelligible; apprehensible.

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stated

  • adjective satellite declared as fact; explicitly stated
    declared.
  • verb express in words
    state; say; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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garbled

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

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sectioned

  • adjective satellite consisting of or divided into sections
    sectional.
    • a sectional sofa
    • sectioned plates
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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confused

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

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depiction

  • noun a graphic or vivid verbal description
    picture; delineation; characterization; characterisation; word picture; word-painting.
    • too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures
    • the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland
    • the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters
  • noun a representation by picture or portraiture
    portrayal; depicting; portraying.

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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ghettoise

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

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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unintegrated

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

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degenerate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; deviant.
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; deteriorate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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caucasian

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White; White person.
  • noun a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
    Caucasian language.

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secern

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; differentiate; distinguish; tell.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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hoc

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preciseness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    clearcutness.
  • noun the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
    precision.
    • he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton
    • note the meticulous precision of his measurements

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mutually

  • adverb in a mutual or shared manner
    reciprocally.
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory
    • the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive

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intelligible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; apprehensible.
  • adjective well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
    • intelligible pronunciation

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dead_on_target

  • adjective satellite accurately placed or thrown
    true.
    • his aim was true
    • he was dead on target

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exceptional

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceeding.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    especial; particular; special.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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enlarge

  • verb make larger
    • She enlarged the flower beds
  • verb make large
    blow up; magnify.
    • blow up an image

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unquestionable

  • adjective incapable of being questioned
    • unquestionable authority
  • adjective satellite not counterfeit or copied
    veritable; bona fide; authentic.
    • an authentic signature
    • a bona fide manuscript
    • an unquestionable antique
    • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

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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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tertium

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specialisation

  • noun (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    differentiation; specialization.
    • cell differentiation in the developing embryo
  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialization.

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individualistic

  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualist.
    • an individualistic way of dressing
  • adjective satellite with minimally restricted freedom in commerce
    laissez-faire.

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riotous

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; profuse; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming
  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; disruptive.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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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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discrepant

  • adjective satellite not compatible with other facts
    incompatible.
  • adjective satellite not in agreement
    inconsistent.

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ghettoize

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

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footloose

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

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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grok

  • verb get the meaning of something
    apprehend; dig; comprehend; grasp; compass; savvy; get the picture.
    • Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?

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especial

  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    particular; special; exceptional.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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exculpatory

  • adjective clearing of guilt or blame

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mutual_opposition

  • noun a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
    polarity.
    • he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil

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penetrative

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
    penetrating.
    • a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface
    • a cold penetrating wind
    • a penetrating odor

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autarchical

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by autarchy
    autarchic; autarkical.

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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spot

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

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waxen

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxy.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxy; waxlike.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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referent

  • noun something referred to; the object of a reference
  • noun the first term in a proposition; the term to which other terms relate

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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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finality

  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    decisiveness; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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microdiversity

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fi

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unfamiliarity

  • noun unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
    strangeness.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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physic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; cathartic.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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ambiguous

  • adjective open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
    equivocal.
    • an equivocal statement
    • the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates
    • the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness
    • popularity is an equivocal crown
    • an equivocal response to an embarrassing question
  • adjective having more than one possible meaning
    • ambiguous words
    • frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy

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unsubtle

  • adjective satellite lacking subtlety; obvious
    broad.
    • gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave

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natural

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

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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effective

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; efficacious.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    efficient.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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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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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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meticulous

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme care in treatment of details
    • a meticulous craftsman
    • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

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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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explicit

  • adjective precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    expressed.
    • explicit instructions
    • she made her wishes explicit
    • explicit sexual scenes
  • adjective satellite in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term
    denotative.

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departure

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; going; leaving.
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; divergence.
    • the deviation from the mean

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • 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
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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acquitted

  • adjective satellite declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless
    not guilty.
    • he stands acquitted on all charges
    • the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity
  • verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    exculpate; acquit; clear; discharge; assoil; exonerate.
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

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gap

  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    spread.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs
  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    opening.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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acuteness

  • noun a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
    • dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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uncongenial

  • adjective not suitable to your tastes or needs
    incompatible.
    • the uncongenial roommates were always fighting
    • the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs
  • adjective satellite very unfavorable to life or growth
    unfriendly; hostile.
    • a hostile climate
    • an uncongenial atmosphere
    • an uncongenial soil
    • the unfriendly environment at high altitudes

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prima_facie

  • adjective satellite as it seems at first sight
    • a prima facie case of murder
  • adverb at first sight

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chance_variable

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    stochastic variable; variate; variant; random variable.

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divided

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

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idiosyncratic

  • adjective satellite peculiar to the individual
    • we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures
    • Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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austronesian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
  • noun the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
    Austronesian language.

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determinate

  • adjective precisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed by rule or by a specific and constant cause
    • a determinate distance
    • a determinate number
    • determinate variations in animals
  • adjective not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex
    • determinate growth

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forficate

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

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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differentiator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    discriminator.

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distinctly

  • adverb clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
    clearly.
    • it's distinctly possible
    • I could clearly see myself in his situation
  • adverb in a distinct and distinguishable manner
    • the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion

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inconclusive

  • adjective not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question
    • an inconclusive reply
    • inconclusive evidence
    • the inconclusive committee vote

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univocal

  • adjective admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
    unambiguous; unequivocal.
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement

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punctilious

  • adjective satellite marked by precise accordance with details
    meticulous.
    • meticulous research
    • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

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dichotomous

  • adjective satellite divided or dividing into two sharply distinguished parts or classifications

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wide-ranging

  • adjective satellite including much
    • the pianist's wide-ranging repertoire
  • adjective satellite widely different
    varied.
    • varied motives prompt people to join a political party
    • varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants

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perceptive

  • adjective of or relating to perception
    • perceptive faculties
  • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
    • a perceptive eye
    • a perceptive observation

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banach

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perspicuity

  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    plainness; perspicuousness.

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fidelity

  • noun accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • noun the quality of being faithful
    faithfulness.

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undefiled

  • adjective satellite free from stain or blemish
    immaculate.
  • adjective satellite (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased
    uncorrupted.
    • uncorrupted English
    • learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks

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nonsymbiotic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonparasitic; free-living.

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nongregarious

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

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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solitary

  • noun confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
    solitary confinement.
    • he was held in solitary
  • noun one who lives in solitude
    troglodyte; recluse; solitudinarian; hermit.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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varicoloured

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicolored; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; multicolour; varicolored; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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disconnect

  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnection; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy
  • verb pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
    unplug.
    • unplug the hair dryer after using it

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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plainness

  • noun the state of being unmixed with other material
    • the plainness of vanilla ice cream
  • noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
    perspicuity; perspicuousness.

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opaque

  • adjective not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • opaque windows of the jail
    • opaque to X-rays
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    unintelligible.

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segmented

  • adjective satellite having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
    metameric; segmental.
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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unuttered

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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magnetic_declination

  • noun the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
    magnetic variation; variation.

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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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frondlet

(Bot.) A very small frond, or distinct portion of a compound frond.

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varicolored

  • adjective satellite having a variety of colors
    varicoloured; variegated.
  • adjective satellite having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
    painted; multi-coloured; varicoloured; multicolour; motley; pied; particolored; multi-color; multicolored; multicoloured; multicolor; particoloured; piebald; multi-colored; multi-colour; calico.
    • a jester dressed in motley
    • the painted desert
    • a particolored dress
    • a piebald horse
    • pied daisies

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straighten_out

  • verb settle or put right
    put right; iron out.
    • we need to iron out our disagreements
  • verb extricate from entanglement
    unsnarl; disentangle.
    • Can you disentangle the cord?

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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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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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scrupulousness

  • noun conformity to high standards of ethics or excellence
  • noun strict attention to minute details
    punctiliousness; meticulosity; meticulousness.

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defining

  • noun any process serving to define the shape of something
    shaping.
  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify; define.

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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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deviant

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; degenerate.
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    aberrant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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cagy

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    canny; clever; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    chary; cagey.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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shed_light_on

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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lily-white

  • adjective satellite restricted to whites only
    white.
    • under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains
    • a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization
  • adjective satellite of a pure white color

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disparate

  • adjective satellite fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
    • such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing
    • disparate ideas
  • adjective satellite including markedly dissimilar elements
    • a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers

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gradable

  • adjective satellite capable of being graded (for quality or rank or size etc.)

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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isolation

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

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know_apart

  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    discriminate.

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school

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

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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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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disrupted

  • adjective satellite marked by breaks or gaps
    • many routes are unsafe or disrupted
  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; disrupt; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages

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detachment

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

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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colourless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colorless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colorless.

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iridescent

  • adjective satellite varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
    shot; changeable; chatoyant.
    • changeable taffeta
    • chatoyant (or shot) silk
    • a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    nacreous; pearlescent; opalescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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not

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    non.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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prejudiced

  • adjective satellite emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices
  • verb disadvantage by prejudice
    prejudice.

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singularity

  • noun the quality of being one of a kind
    uniqueness.
    • that singularity distinguished him from all his companions
  • noun strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual

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indiscernibility

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barefaced

  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    bald.
    • a barefaced lie
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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transparent

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal
  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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uncommon

  • adjective not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind
    • uncommon birds
    • frost and floods are uncommon during these months
    • doing an uncommon amount of business
    • an uncommon liking for money
    • he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability
  • adjective satellite marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
    rare.
    • what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell
    • a rare skill
    • an uncommon sense of humor
    • she was kind to an uncommon degree

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incoherent

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

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down

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

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waxlike

  • adjective satellite having the paleness of wax
    waxen; waxy.
    • the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker
    • the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him
    • a thin face with a waxy paleness

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trimorphism

(Crystallog.) The property of crystallizing in three forms fundamentally distinct, as is the case with titanium dioxide, which crystallizes in the forms of rutile, octahedrite, and brookite. See Pleomorphism.

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dulled

  • adjective satellite having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure
    benumbed.
    • the mind of the audience is becoming dulled
    • the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond
  • verb make dull in appearance
    dull.
    • Age had dulled the surface

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unsympathetic

  • adjective not sympathetic or disposed toward
    • unsympathetic officialdom
    • people unsympathetic to the revolution
    • his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic
  • adjective (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
    unlikeable; unlikable; unappealing.
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic

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ashen

  • adjective satellite anemic looking from illness or emotion
    blanched; bloodless; white; livid.
    • a face turned ashen
    • the invalid's blanched cheeks
    • tried to speak with bloodless lips
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
    • lips white with terror
    • a face white with rage
  • adjective satellite made of wood of the ash tree

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sequester

  • verb requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    • the estate was sequestered
  • verb take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    attach; seize; confiscate; impound.
    • The FBI seized the drugs
    • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
    • The police confiscated the stolen artwork

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disunited

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    fragmented; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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conic

  • noun (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone
    conic section.
  • adjective relating to or resembling a cone
    conelike; conical; cone-shaped.
    • conical mountains
    • conelike fruit

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inequality

  • noun lack of equality
    • the growing inequality between rich and poor

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some_other

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

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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unconfined

  • adjective not confined
  • adjective satellite free from confinement or physical restraint
    unimprisoned.

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unsimilarity

  • noun the quality of being dissimilar
    dissimilarity.

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inherent

  • adjective satellite existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
    inbuilt; constitutional; built-in; integral.
    • the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity
    • a constitutional inability to tell the truth
  • adjective satellite in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    underlying; implicit in.
    • shortcomings inherent in our approach
    • an underlying meaning

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monosemous

  • adjective satellite having only one meaning

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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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crystalize

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalise; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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illuminate

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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independent

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

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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hard

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

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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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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functor

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sequestrate

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

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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combining

  • noun an occurrence that results in things being united
    combine.
  • noun the act of combining things to form a new whole
    compounding; combination.

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indo-european

  • noun a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
    Aryan.
  • noun the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    Indo-European language; Indo-Hittite.

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focalize

  • verb concentrate on a particular place or spot
    localize; localise; focalise.
    • The infection has localized in the left eye
  • verb bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    focalise; concentre; focus; concenter.

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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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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category

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    class; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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living

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

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independency

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independence.

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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item

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

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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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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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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effectual

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    efficacious; effective.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite having legal efficacy or force
    sound; legal.
    • a sound title to the property

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unambiguity

  • noun clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
    unequivocalness.

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diffusive

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

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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bicameral

  • adjective composed of two legislative bodies
  • adjective satellite consisting of two chambers
    two-chambered.
    • the bicameral heart of a fish

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adapt

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

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cognizable

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

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adaptive

  • adjective having a capacity for adaptation
    adaptative.
    • the adaptive coloring of a chameleon

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antonymous

  • adjective of words: having opposite meanings

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creole

  • noun a mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
  • noun a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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independence

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

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exclusive

  • noun a news report that is reported first by one news organization
    scoop.
    • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials
  • adjective satellite not divided or shared with others
    sole.
    • they have exclusive use of the machine
    • sole rights of publication

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trenchancy

  • noun keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect
    incisiveness.

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insular

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
    • insular territories
    • Hawaii's insular culture
  • adjective satellite suggestive of the isolated life of an island; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
    • an exceedingly insular man

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luculent

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument

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linear

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

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colorless

  • adjective lacking in variety and interest
    colourless.
    • a colorless and unimaginative person
    • a colorless description of the parade
  • adjective weak in color; not colorful
    colourless.

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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prongy

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

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conic_section

  • noun (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone
    conic.

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triculture

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free

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

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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divergency

  • noun an infinite series that has no limit
    divergence.
  • noun the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    divergence.
    • an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines

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clarify

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
    • clarify the butter
    • clarify beer

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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psychedelic

  • adjective satellite producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis
    • psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and mescaline
  • adjective satellite having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
    • a psychedelic painting

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maths

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.
  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.

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dissonant

  • adjective satellite characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
    unresolved.
  • adjective satellite lacking in harmony
    disharmonious; discordant; inharmonic.

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knifelike

  • adjective satellite cutting or able to cut as if with a knife
  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations

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cloven

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

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silent

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

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monotomous

(Min.) Having a distinct cleavage in a single direction only.

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definition

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

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discriminating

  • adjective showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
    • the discriminating eye of the connoisseur
  • verb recognize or perceive the difference
    know apart; discriminate.

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segregated

  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    unintegrated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    segregate.
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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fantastical

  • adjective satellite existing in fancy only
    fantastic.
    • fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    fantastic; grotesque; antic.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror

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determining

  • adjective satellite having the power or quality of deciding
    deciding; determinant; determinative.
    • the crucial experiment
    • cast the deciding vote
    • the determinative (or determinant) battle
  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

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perceptible

  • adjective capable of being perceived by the mind or senses
    • a perceptible limp
    • easily perceptible sounds
    • perceptible changes in behavior
  • adjective satellite easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    • a perceptible sense of expectation in the court

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at_odds

  • adjective satellite in disagreement
    conflicting; self-contradictory; contradictory.
    • the figures are at odds with our findings
    • contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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oppose

  • verb be against; express opposition to
    • We oppose the ban on abortion
  • verb fight against or resist strongly
    defend; fight down; fight back; fight.
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill
    • Don't fight it!

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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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cognoscible

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

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uncommitted

  • adjective not bound or pledged
  • adjective not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
    unattached.

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ill-sorted

  • adjective satellite not easy to combine harmoniously
    unsuited; mismated; incompatible.

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permeative

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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nonparasitic

  • adjective satellite not parasitic on another organism
    nonsymbiotic; free-living.

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indeterminate

  • adjective not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance
    undetermined.
    • of indeterminate age
    • a zillion is a large indeterminate number
    • an indeterminate point of law
    • the influence of environment is indeterminate
    • an indeterminate future
  • adjective having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex
    • an indeterminate stem

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incongruous

  • adjective lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
    • a plan incongruous with reason
    • incongruous behavior
    • a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation

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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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referential

  • adjective satellite referring or pointing to something
    • symbols are inherently referential

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one

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

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unaccompanied

  • adjective being without an escort
  • adjective playing or singing without accompaniment
    • the soloist sang unaccompanied

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appellative

  • noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    appellation; designation; denomination.
  • adjective pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun

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indian

  • noun a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
    American Indian; Red Indian.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of India

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inharmonious

  • adjective not in harmony
    unharmonious.
  • adjective satellite lacking in harmony of parts
    • an inharmonious (or incongruous) mixture of architectural styles

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amerind

  • noun any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
    Indian; American Indian; American-Indian language; Amerindian language.
  • adjective of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages
    Native American; Indian; Amerindic.
    • Native American religions
    • Indian arrowheads

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another

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

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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insulation

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

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discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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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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disordered

  • adjective satellite thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
    broken; upset; confused.
    • troops fleeing in broken ranks
    • a confused mass of papers on the desk
    • the small disordered room
    • with everything so upset
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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dispersive

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

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differ

  • verb be different
    • These two tests differ in only one respect
  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; disagree; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

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overt

  • adjective open and observable; not secret or hidden
    open.
    • an overt lie
    • overt hostility
    • overt intelligence gathering
    • open ballots

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limited

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

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reciprocal

  • noun something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • risk is the reciprocal of safety
  • noun (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
    multiplicative inverse.

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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cognisable

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

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inalterable

  • adjective not capable of being changed or altered
    unalterable.
    • unalterable resolve
    • an unalterable ground rule

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mutation

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    mutant; sport; variation.
  • noun (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
    chromosomal mutation; genetic mutation.

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unequalled

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

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quadratic

  • noun an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
    quadratic equation.
  • noun a polynomial of the second degree
    quadratic polynomial.

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prescient

  • adjective satellite perceiving the significance of events before they occur
    • extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere

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focal

  • adjective satellite having or localized centrally at a focus
    • focal point
    • focal infection
  • adjective of or relating to a focus
    • focal length

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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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avianise

  • verb to modify microorganisms by repeated culture in the developing chick embryo
    avianize.

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white

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

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rummy

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; inebriate; sot; wino; drunkard.
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rum.

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final

  • noun the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final examination; final exam.

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insightful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception
    • an insightful parent
    • the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives"-R.C.Angell

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pervasive

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    permeative; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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demystify

  • verb make less mysterious or remove the mystery from
    • let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about

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brainy

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; smart as a whip.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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way

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

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avianize

  • verb to modify microorganisms by repeated culture in the developing chick embryo
    avianise.

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far_cry

  • noun distance estimated in terms of the audibility of a cry
    • it's a far cry from here
  • noun a disappointing disparity
    • it was a far cry from what he had expected

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with-it

  • adjective satellite in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style
    up-to-date; cutting-edge.
    • wears only the latest style
    • the last thing in swimwear
    • cutting-edge technology
    • a with-it boutique
  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    street smart; streetwise.

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diversified

  • adjective having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety
    • a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern
    • diversified farming
    • diversified manufacturing
    • diversified scenery
    • diversified investments
  • verb make (more) diverse
    diversify.
    • diversify a course of study

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self-sustaining

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

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sort

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

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approachable

  • adjective satellite capable of being read with comprehension
    accessible.
    • readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader
    • the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels
  • adjective easy to meet or converse or do business with
    • a friendly approachable person

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self-directed

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

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severalize

  • verb distinguish or separate
    severalise.
  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; tell apart; differentiate; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple

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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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antic

  • noun a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    caper; joke; trick; put-on; prank.
  • verb act as or like a clown
    clown around; clown.

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disassociation

  • noun the state of being unconnected in memory or imagination
    • I could not think of him in disassociation from his wife
  • noun a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
    dissociation.

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focusing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focus; focal point.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun the act of bringing into focus
    focalization; focalisation.

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constituent

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

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blurred

  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; fuzzy; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over; blur.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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nonpartisan

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

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peculiar

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

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preferential

  • adjective satellite manifesting partiality
    discriminatory.
    • a discriminatory tax
    • preferential tariff rates
    • preferential treatment
    • a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting

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clarifying

  • adjective satellite that makes clear
    elucidative.
    • a clarifying example
  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    clarify; elucidate; clear up.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death

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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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tertium_quid

  • noun some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both

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episodic

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

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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clear_up

  • verb make clear and (more) comprehensible
    clarify; elucidate.
    • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
  • verb finish a task completely
    finish up; get through; wrap up; mop up; polish off; finish off.
    • I finally got through this homework assignment

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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on_the_nose

  • adjective satellite being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion
    on the button.
    • his guess was on the nose
    • the prediction for snow was right on the button
  • adverb just as it should be
    on the dot; exactly; precisely; on the button.
    • `Precisely, my lord,' he said

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precocious

  • adjective characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    • a precocious child
    • a precocious achievement
  • adjective satellite appearing or developing early
    • precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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flip_side

  • noun a different aspect of something (especially the opposite aspect)
    • the flip side of your positive qualities sometimes get out of control
    • on the flip side of partnerships he talked about their competition

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unvaried

  • adjective lacking variety
    unvarying.

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standardised

  • adjective satellite brought into conformity with a standard
    standardized.
    • standardized education
  • verb evaluate by comparing with a standard
    standardise; standardize.

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indistinct

  • adjective not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
    • indistinct shapes in the gloom
    • an indistinct memory
    • only indistinct notions of what to do

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legibility

  • noun distinctness that makes perception easy
    discernability.
  • noun a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
    readability.

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unvoiced

  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    voiceless; surd; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken; unsaid.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

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and

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

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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legible

  • adjective (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
    • legible handwriting

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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fragmented

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    disunited; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb break or cause to break into pieces
    fragment; fragmentize; fragmentise; break up.
    • The plate fragmented

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fluctuation

  • noun a wave motion
    • the fluctuations of the sea
  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    variation.

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sustain

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

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shrewd

  • adjective satellite marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    sharp; astute.
    • a smart businessman
    • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; calculating.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community

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unharmonious

  • adjective not in harmony
    inharmonious.

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antagonistic

  • adjective satellite indicating opposition or resistance
    counter.
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antipathetic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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street_smart

  • adjective satellite having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment
    with-it; streetwise.

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baal

  • noun any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god

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alike

  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    similar; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
  • adverb equally
    likewise.
    • parents and teachers alike demanded reforms

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interosculate

To kiss together to touch. See Osculate.

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disjoint

  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
  • verb separate at the joints
    disarticulate.
    • disjoint the chicken before cooking it

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fissiparous

  • adjective satellite reproducing by fission
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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heterological

  • adjective not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
    heterologous; heterologic.

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tell_apart

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

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gradable_opposition

  • noun an opposition that is capable of being graded

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magnetic_variation

  • noun the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
    variation; magnetic declination.

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washy

  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; weak.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea
  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washed-out; bleached; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors

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prehensile

  • adjective adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
    • a monkey's prehensile tail
  • adjective satellite having a keen intellect
    • poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch

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clearcutness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    preciseness.

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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at_variance

  • adjective satellite not in accord
    discrepant; dissonant.
    • desires at variance with his duty
    • widely discrepant statements

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isolate

  • verb place or set apart
    insulate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates
  • verb obtain in pure form
    • The chemist managed to isolate the compound

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isolated

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

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undivided

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

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on_the_loose

  • adjective satellite having escaped, especially from confinement
    escaped; at large; loose.
    • a convict still at large
    • searching for two escaped prisoners
    • dogs loose on the streets
    • criminals on the loose in the neighborhood

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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exposit

  • verb state
    expound; set forth.
    • set forth one's reasons
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; elaborate; enlarge; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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analog

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; parallel.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    analogue; linear.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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unsettled

  • adjective still in doubt
    • an unsettled issue
    • an unsettled state of mind
  • verb disturb the composure of
    faze; unsettle; enervate; unnerve.

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new

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

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unconstrained

  • adjective satellite free from constraint
    • he was unconstrained by any of the sanctions of polite society
    • the dog was unconstrained
    • idle, unconstrained gossip

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waxy

  • adjective made of or covered with wax
    waxen.
    • waxen candles
    • careful, the floor is waxy
  • adjective easily impressed or influenced
    impressible; impressionable.
    • an impressionable youngster
    • an impressionable age
    • a waxy mind

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insularity

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

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divers

  • adjective satellite many and different
    diverse.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver; diver.

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honeycomb

  • noun a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae
  • noun a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees

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fastidious

  • adjective giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
    • a fastidious and incisive intellect
    • fastidious about personal cleanliness
  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    exacting.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements

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