door (Also doors) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to door


  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    St. Christopher; Christopher.
  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    St. Christopher; St. Kitts; Saint Kitts.

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

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

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

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  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction

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  • noun a bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides

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  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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  • noun an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
    wall; bulwark.
    • they stormed the ramparts of the city
    • they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down

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  • noun (during World War II in Britain) someone whose duty was to watch for fires caused by bombs dropped from the air

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  • noun bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle

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  • noun an arch with mutually supporting voussoirs that has a straight horizontal extrados and intrados
    flat arch.

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  • noun a room equipped for informal entertaining
    recreation room.

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  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
    Texas Ranger.
  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    fire warden; forest fire fighter.

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  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    empty tomb.

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

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

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  • noun excessive protection
    momism; overshielding.

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  • noun an arch built between trimmers in a floor (to support the weight of a hearth)

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  • noun device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on
  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side

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  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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

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  • noun cardboard with corrugations (can be glued to flat cardboard on one or both sides)
    corrugated board.

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  • noun the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity
    • doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating
  • verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    inoculate; immunise; immunize; vaccinate.
    • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
    • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

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  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; jailer; turnkey; gaoler.

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  • noun someone who plays the role of a den mother
    • he serves as den mother to all the freshmen in this dormitory
    • she's the den mother to new secretaries
  • noun a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts

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  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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  • noun a child's room for a baby
    baby's room.
  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; greenhouse.

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  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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  • noun a room set aside for sewing

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  • noun a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found

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  • noun an arch whose height is less than half its width
    skene arch; scheme arch; diminished arch.

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  • noun an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

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

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  • noun an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
    service door; servant's entrance.

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

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  • noun a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
  • noun seating on the main floor in a theater

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  • noun a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
    six-shooter; six-gun.
  • noun a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
    revolving door.

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  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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  • noun (architecture) a vaulted structure
    • arches and vaulting
  • noun a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down

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  • noun (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position

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  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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

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  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    George; Saint George.

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

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  • noun (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
  • noun a float supporting a seaplane

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  • noun an area arranged for dining
    • they put up tents for the dining area

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  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nurse; nursemaid.
  • noun female goat
    she-goat; nanny-goat.

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  • noun any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
    line of defense.
    • police are the major line of defense against crime
  • noun defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack
    line of defense.

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  • noun patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
    St. Crispin; Saint Crispin.

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  • noun a college or university building containing living quarters for students
    dormitory; residence hall; hall; student residence.

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  • noun a stiff moderately thick paper
    composition board.
  • adjective satellite without substance
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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

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(Arch.) That part of the architrave which is over a door or window.

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

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  • noun upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame

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

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

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  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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  • noun a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
    • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
    • a real estate bubble
  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardhouse; cardcastle; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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  • noun a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funerals

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  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; can; lav; john.
  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    washbasin; basin; washstand; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face

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  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardcastle; house of cards; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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  • noun teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
    tutorship; tuition.
  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; guardianship; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard

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

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  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
  • noun a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

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  • noun large room used mainly for dancing
    dance palace; ballroom.

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  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

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  • noun a lookout atop a coastal house

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

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  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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  • noun the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
  • verb render unsuitable for passage
    bar; block up; stop; blockade; barricade; block off; block.
    • block the way
    • barricade the streets
    • stop the busy road

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  • noun a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
  • noun small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    hut; shack; hovel; shanty.

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  • noun a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • verb supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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  • noun representation of the cross on which Jesus died
    rood-tree; crucifix.

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  • noun a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • noun protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

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  • noun a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
    storage locker; cabinet.
  • noun a fastener that locks or closes

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  • noun the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

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  • noun excessive protection
    overprotection; overshielding.

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(Arch.) (a) A return in one of the corners of the architrave of a door or window; -- called also ancon, ear, elbow. (b) The shoulder of a joggled keystone.

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  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    • I profited from his example

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  • noun a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door
    fanlight; transom window.
  • noun a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it

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  • noun a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines
    • power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists

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

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  • noun the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    carefulness; cautiousness.
    • a man of caution
  • noun a warning against certain acts
    • a caveat against unfair practices

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  • noun an exterior door at one side of a building
    side entrance.

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  • noun the act of shielding from harm
  • noun a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay

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

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  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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

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  • noun a man who is a foster parent
    foster father.

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

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  • noun an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
    cyclone cellar; storm cellar.

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  • noun a watchman on a wharf

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

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  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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  • noun the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    gambling; play.
    • his gambling cost him a fortune
    • there was heavy play at the blackjack table
  • verb place a bet on
    stake; bet on; back; gage; game; punt.
    • Which horse are you backing?
    • I'm betting on the new horse

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  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; peanut gallery; second balcony.

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

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  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; john.

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  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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  • noun a strongly fortified defensive structure

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  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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  • noun a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open

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  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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  • noun gallery where works of art can be displayed
  • noun a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work
    beauty parlour; beauty shop; beauty salon; beauty parlor.

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

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  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically

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  • verb secure by locking
    • lock up the house before you go on vacation
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    shut up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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

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

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  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable.

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  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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  • noun a four-sided polygon
    tetragon; quadrilateral.
  • noun a rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings

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  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)

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

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  • noun the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
  • noun a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
    ventilating system; ventilation system.
    • she was continually adjusting the ventilation

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  • noun lodging for occasional or secondary use
    • they bought a pied-a-terre in London

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  • noun a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

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  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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  • noun your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    fortune; destiny; fate; portion; lot; circumstances.
    • whatever my fortune may be
    • deserved a better fate
    • has a happy lot
    • the luck of the Irish
    • a victim of circumstances
    • success that was her portion
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    chance; fortune; hazard.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground

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  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus; Saint Nick.

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  • noun blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
    winker; blinker.
  • adjective unable to see
    blind; unsighted.
    • a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan

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  • noun an exterior door divided in two horizontally; either half can be closed or open independently
    half door.

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  • noun a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it

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  • noun balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    • the royal box was empty

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  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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  • noun any large and important church
  • noun the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese

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  • noun the exterior body of a motor vehicle
  • noun the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies

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  • noun a building containing dressing rooms for bathers

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  • noun a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    lodge; auberge; hostelry; inn.
  • noun inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
    student lodging; youth hostel.

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  • noun a building where birds are kept
    bird sanctuary; aviary.

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  • noun an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance

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  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    • He ran to safety

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  • noun an arch supported on piers

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  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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  • noun a structure or object that impedes free movement
  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding

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  • noun a room where films or tapes are edited (by cutting out unwanted parts)

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  • noun (nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)

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  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    • they live by the standards of their community

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  • noun a toilet that is available to the public
    comfort station; wash room; public convenience; restroom; convenience; public toilet; toilet facility.

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  • noun a bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle
    cattle guard.

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  • noun a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • noun passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores

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  • noun a room in a hospital for the care of patients

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  • noun fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
    • artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal

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  • noun someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
  • noun the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

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  • noun a room in which billiards is played
    billiard hall; billiard saloon; billiard room; billiard parlour.

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  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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  • noun an arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other

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  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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

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  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant

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  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music

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  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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  • noun a building where prostitutes are available
    cathouse; bordello; bagnio; house of prostitution; brothel; sporting house; bawdyhouse; house of ill repute.

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  • noun a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
    gallery; picture gallery.

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  • noun lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
  • noun the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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

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Entrance or place of a door. Obs. or Local Bp. Warburton.

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  • noun a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports

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  • noun a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)

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  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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  • noun a small secluded room
    snug; cubby; cubbyhole.

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  • noun a large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay

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  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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  • noun a building that houses telecommunications equipment
    telecom hotel.
    • the telecom hotels are prime targets for bombing

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  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training

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  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    embarkation; embarkment.
  • noun a structure of boards

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  • noun a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    tap house.

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  • noun a room where baggage or parcels are checked

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  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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

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  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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  • noun a large and stately mansion
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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  • noun a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
    locker; cabinet.

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  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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  • noun a shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
  • noun a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

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  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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  • noun a tower for guiding pilots or marking the turning point in a race
  • noun a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines
    power pylon.
    • power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists

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  • noun a building on a farm

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  • noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    cover; screening; covering.
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    • he studied auditory masking by pure tones

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  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-protection; self-defence.

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  • noun a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
    vapour bath; steam bath; steam room.
  • noun you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
    vapour bath; steam bath; Turkish bath.

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  • noun a long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)
  • noun a Muslim council of state

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  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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  • noun the production of young from an egg
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; headstone.

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  • noun a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel)

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  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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  • noun a window blind made of horizontal strips that overlap when closed

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  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    • his part was right in the middle

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  • noun a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun
    sunroom; sun parlor; solarium; sun parlour; sun porch; sunporch.

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

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  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    George; St. George.

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  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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  • noun a toilet that is available to the public
    comfort station; wash room; public convenience; restroom; convenience; public lavatory; toilet facility.

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  • noun a building having a circular plan and a dome
  • noun a large circular room

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  • noun a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
  • noun an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
    coliseum; amphitheater.

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  • noun a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
  • noun a shelter from danger or hardship
    asylum; refuge.

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  • noun excessive protection
    momism; overprotection.

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  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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  • noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    defence force; defense; defence.
    • he joined the defense against invasion

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  • noun a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    turret; gun enclosure.

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  • noun a room in which billiards is played
    billiard parlor; billiard hall; billiard saloon; billiard room.

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  • noun a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
    lift bridge.

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  • noun someone who runs an establishment that houses and cares for babies for a fee

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  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    screw; jailor; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.

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  • noun a bedroom (usually with bath) in a hotel

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  • noun someone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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  • noun two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the door frame when closed

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

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  • noun a tower that serves to support something

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  • noun any building where congregations gather for prayer
    house of worship; house of prayer; house of God.

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  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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  • noun a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
    bell glass.

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  • noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

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

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

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  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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

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  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music

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  • noun (formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet

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  • noun building where medicine is practiced
    healthcare facility; health facility.

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  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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

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  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; OR; surgery.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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  • noun domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    cows; kine; oxen; Bos taurus.
    • so many head of cattle
    • wait till the cows come home
    • seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible
    • a team of oxen

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  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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  • noun building complex in a continuous row along a road

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

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  • noun someone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home
    pet sitter.

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  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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  • noun a small secluded room
    snuggery; snug; cubbyhole.

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  • noun a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)
    gambling hell; gambling den; gambling house.

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  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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  • verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    • Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
  • verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry

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  • noun an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    fortuity; stroke; chance event.
    • winning the lottery was a happy accident
    • the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck
    • it was due to an accident or fortuity

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  • noun expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
    coigne; coign.
  • noun the keystone of an arch
    coigne; coign.

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  • adjective satellite relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
  • adjective satellite able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    • the plant is tolerant of saltwater
    • these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
    • the new hybrid is more resistant to drought

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  • noun building where medicine is practiced
    medical building; healthcare facility.

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  • noun a mound or heap of snow

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  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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  • noun an establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless

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  • noun a building where opium is sold and used

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  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable wall.
  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    William Clark Gable; Clark Gable.

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  • noun an arch whose jambs are not at right angles with the face

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  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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  • noun the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
    Middle Ages.

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  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

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  • noun a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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(Arch.) A lifting or sliding door covering an opening in a roof or floor.

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  • noun an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
    ranger; forest fire fighter.

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  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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  • noun a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
  • noun canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles

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  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; sports stadium; bowl.

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  • noun a room in a school where lessons take place

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  • noun impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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

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  • noun jail in a local police station
  • noun the act of locking something up to protect it

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  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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  • noun a bedroom for a child

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  • noun a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)

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  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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

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  • noun a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
    finger plate; escutcheon.
  • noun a shield; especially one displaying a coat of arms

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  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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  • noun a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)
    • he got his job through the back door
  • noun an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains

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

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Twofold; double; of two kinds, degrees, etc. Shak.

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  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls

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  • noun the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played

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  • noun fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  • noun the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
    • the violinist's stopping was excellent

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  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; tutelage; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; safekeeping.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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  • noun lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

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  • noun the region that is outside of something
  • noun the outer side or surface of something

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  • noun the keeper of a lighthouse

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  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; gatekeeper; door guard; doorkeeper; porter; hall porter.

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  • noun the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
  • verb eat an early morning meal
    • We breakfast at seven

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  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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  • noun protective covering for an injured thumb

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  • noun a room used primarily for sleeping
    sleeping accommodation; chamber; sleeping room; bedroom.

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  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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

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  • noun a gate downstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the lower end

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  • noun a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
    metal plating.
  • noun the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

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  • noun a hall where concerts are given

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  • noun a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners

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

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  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt.

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

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  • noun structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use

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  • noun a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
    • the portals of the cathedral
    • the portals of heaven
    • the portals of success
  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal site.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.

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  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    divide; watershed.

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  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; resister; thwarter; obstructer.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; impediment; obstructer.

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  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; bowl; stadium.

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  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; obstruction; obstructor; obstructer.

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  • noun an arch whose height is less than half its width
    skene arch; scheme arch; skeen arch.

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  • noun a structure used to defend against attack
    defense; defence.
    • the artillery battered down the defenses

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  • noun a cheap drinking and dancing establishment

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  • noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
  • noun a memorial made of brass
    brass; memorial tablet.

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  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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  • noun an officer in a police force

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  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    Saint Christopher; Christopher.
  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    Saint Christopher; St. Kitts; Saint Kitts.

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  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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  • noun the right to enter
    access; admission; entree; accession.
  • noun the act of admitting someone to enter
    • the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic

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  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    menagerie; zoological garden.

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  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods

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  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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  • noun compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools
    automobile trunk; trunk.
    • he put his golf bag in the trunk

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  • noun a room set aside for viewing television
    tv room.

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  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

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

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  • noun a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    drop; drop curtain.
  • noun a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted

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  • noun a building that houses a branch of government

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  • noun a car having a hatchback door
  • noun a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open
    hatchback door.

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  • noun a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
    foster parent.

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  • adjective relating to or celebrating a triumph
    • a triumphal procession
    • a triumphal arch
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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  • noun a refrigerator for cooling liquids
    ice chest.
  • noun an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

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  • noun closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
  • noun (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    occluded front.

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  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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

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  • noun the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
    due care; ordinary care.

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

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  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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  • noun a moral or mental distortion
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

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  • noun a particular instance of buying or selling
    business deal; trade.
    • it was a package deal
    • I had no further trade with him
    • he's a master of the business deal
  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals

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

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  • noun masonry without mortar

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  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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  • noun a room used for dining

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  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; spell; charm.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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

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  • noun a policeman who patrols a given region

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  • noun a barroom in a hotel or restaurant where cocktails are served

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  • noun the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
    doorsill; threshold.

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  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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

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  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardhouse; house of cards; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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  • 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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  • noun a shallow arch; an arch that is less than a semicircle

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  • noun an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter

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  • noun a wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon

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  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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  • noun a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
    reaper binder.
  • noun something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface

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  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; admirer; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction

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  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive attitude.
  • adjective intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack
    • defensive weapons
    • a defensive stance

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  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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  • noun memorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln

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

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  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
    keystone; key.
  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; tombstone.

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  • noun a recreation room for noisy activities (parties or children's play etc)
    game room; rumpus room.

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  • noun a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table

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  • noun a place for light meals (usually near a kitchen)
    breakfast nook.
    • the breakfast nook had a built in table and seats

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  • noun fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
  • verb surround with a wall in order to fortify
    wall; surround; fence; fence in.

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  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; environs.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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  • noun a French door situated in an exterior wall of a building

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  • noun a room in which things are stored
    stowage; storage room.

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  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank

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

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

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  • noun (nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)
    sick berth.

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  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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  • noun a porch for the front door

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  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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  • noun (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
  • noun the apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne

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  • noun the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

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  • noun small room in which a monk or nun lives
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    carrel; stall; carrell.

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  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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  • noun designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
    rest stop; pull-off; rest area; layby.

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  • noun a guard who keeps watch
    watcher; watchman.

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  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; lookout station; observatory.

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  • noun exterior door (at the entrance) at the front of a building
    front entrance.

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  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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  • noun projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  • verb project over

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  • noun a steel bridge constructed in the form of an arch

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  • noun a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
    bell jar.

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  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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  • noun a room in a police station where members of the force assemble for roll call and duty assignments
  • noun a room in a barracks where soldiers are billeted

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  • noun large room used mainly for dancing
    dance hall; ballroom.

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  • noun Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
    Patrick; St. Patrick.

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  • noun an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing place.

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  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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  • noun the arch over the opening in the proscenium wall

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  • noun a toilet that is available to the public
    comfort station; wash room; restroom; convenience; public toilet; public lavatory; toilet facility.

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  • noun a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    guard; precaution.
    • he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
    • an insurance policy is a good safeguard
    • we let our guard down
  • noun a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war

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  • noun any wall supporting a floor or the roof of a building

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  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
  • noun a fortified defensive structure

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  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nurse; nanny.

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  • noun the region that is inside of something
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something

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  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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  • noun a flock of coots
  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; screen; cover.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

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  • noun hatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency

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  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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

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  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-protection; self-defense.

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  • noun the act of defending yourself
    self-defense; self-defence.

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  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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  • noun someone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course

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  • noun a translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper

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

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  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    boarder; lodger.

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  • noun a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
    vapor bath; steam bath; steam room.
  • noun you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
    vapor bath; steam bath; Turkish bath.

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  • noun a sitting room (usually at school or university)

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  • noun the manner in which something is greeted
    • she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • noun a formal party of people; as after a wedding

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

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  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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  • adjective of or relating to megaliths or the people who erected megaliths
    • megalithic monuments like Stonehenge

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  • noun a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    cant; bank.

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  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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  • noun bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

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  • noun a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory

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  • noun a building where people go to eat
    eating house; eatery; restaurant.

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  • noun an interior door

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  • noun small or narrow cell
  • noun a device that causes tobacco leaves or fruit or hides to sweat

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  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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  • noun boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height

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

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  • noun the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
    apron; forestage.
  • noun the wall that separates the stage from the auditorium in a modern theater
    proscenium wall.

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

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  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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  • noun projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only
  • verb project as a cantilever

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  • noun a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)

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  • noun a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
    lookout; observatory; observation tower.

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  • noun an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel

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  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    lounge; waiting area.

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  • noun designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
    pull-off; lay-by; rest area; layby.

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  • noun a wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)
  • noun wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room
    wainscotting; wainscot.

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