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breadth

  • noun the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
    comprehensiveness; largeness.
    • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
    • a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views
  • noun the extent of something from side to side
    width.

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pour_out

  • verb express without restraint
    • The woman poured out her frustrations as the judge listened
  • verb pour out
    decant; pour.
    • the sommelier decanted the wines

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tidewater_stream

  • noun a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
    tidal river; tidewater river; tidal stream.

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oxygenation

  • noun the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen
    • the oxygenation of the blood

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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growling

  • noun a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)
  • noun the sound of growling (as made by animals)
    growl.

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excretory_product

  • noun waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
    excrement; body waste; excretion; excreta.

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dissolution

  • noun separation into component parts
    disintegration.
  • noun the process of going into solution
    dissolving.
    • the dissolving of salt in water

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out

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

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neigh

  • noun the characteristic sounds made by a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.
  • verb make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    whinny; nicker; whicker.

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swerving

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerve.
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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aerosolize

  • verb disperse as an aerosol
    aerosolise.
    • The bacteria suspension was aerosolized
  • verb become dispersed as an aerosol
    aerosolise.
    • the bacteria quickly aerosolised

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avalanche

  • noun a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  • noun a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
    • the program brought an avalanche of mail

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debris

  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    dust; detritus; junk; rubble.

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aegir

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

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go

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

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shot

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

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belt_down

  • verb drink down entirely
    drink down; bolt down; pour down; pop; down; kill; toss off.
    • He downed three martinis before dinner
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
    • They popped a few beer after work

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soughing

  • adjective satellite characterized by soft sounds
    murmurous; susurrous; rustling.
    • a murmurous brook
    • a soughing wind in the pines
    • a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren
  • verb make a murmuring sound
    sough; purl.
    • the water was purling

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intravenous_drip

  • noun slow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)

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trampling

  • noun the sound of heavy treading or stomping
    trample.
    • he heard the trample of many feet
  • verb tread or stomp heavily or roughly
    trample; tread.
    • The soldiers trampled across the fields

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tearing

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; watering; lachrymation.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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well_over

  • verb flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    run over; overflow; brim over; overrun.

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dribble

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; drip.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; slobber.

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onrush

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun a forceful forward rush or flow
    • from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed
    • the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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concretion

  • noun the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    calculus.
    • renal calculi can be very painful

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pollutant

  • noun waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil

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scratch

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

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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overproduce

  • verb produce in excess; produce more than needed or wanted
  • verb produce in excess
    • The country overproduces cars

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ventilation

  • noun the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
    airing.
  • 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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spillage

  • noun the amount that has spilled
  • noun the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    release; spill.

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jingling

  • adjective satellite having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells
    jingly.
    • jingling sleigh bells
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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ingredient

  • noun a component of a mixture or compound
  • noun an abstract part of something
    constituent; factor; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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sinking

  • noun a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    • they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic
  • noun a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
    • after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market
    • he could not control the sinking of his legs

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bombilation

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombination; buzz.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee

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sorption

  • noun the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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slipstream

  • noun the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    wash; race; backwash; airstream.

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squirter

  • noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
    squirt gun; water pistol; water gun.

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rise

  • 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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clickety-click

  • noun a fast and rhythmic click-clack
    clickety-clack.
    • the clickety-clack of the typewriters

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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toss

  • noun the act of flipping a coin
    flip.
  • noun (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
    flip; pass.
    • the pass was fumbled

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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transduction

  • noun (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage
  • noun the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form
    • the transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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reverberate

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb have a long or continuing effect
    • The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life

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eructation

  • noun (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
    extravasation; eruption.
  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; belching; burp.

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airing

  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    spreading; public exposure; dissemination.
  • noun a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
    • he took the dogs for an airing

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blast

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

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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squirt

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; small fry.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; spirt; jet.

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doodly-squat

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat.
    • you don't know jack

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melter

  • noun a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

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streamline_flow

  • noun flow of a gas or liquid in which the velocity at any point is relatively steady

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din

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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flowage

  • noun gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
    • rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation
  • noun a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
    • many campsites were located near the flowage

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tweedle

  • verb sing in modulation
    chirp.
  • verb play negligently on a musical instrument

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tear

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

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induction

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    initiation; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    inductance.

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button

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

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gun

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

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gum

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

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natural_action

  • noun a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
    action; natural process; activity.
    • the action of natural forces
    • volcanic activity

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fusillade

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    volley; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • verb attack with fusillade

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rub-a-dub

  • noun the sound made by beating a drum
    drumbeat; rataplan.

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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adiabatic_process

  • noun (thermodynamics) any process that occurs without gain or loss of heat

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miaul

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; mew; miaou.

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strum

  • noun sound of strumming
    • the strum of a guitar
  • verb sound the strings of (a string instrument)
    thrum.
    • strum a guitar

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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constellate

  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    cluster; flock; clump.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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throbbing

  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throb; pounding.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head
  • noun a sound with a strong rhythmic beat
    • the throbbing of the engines

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swoop

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

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sewage

  • noun waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
    sewerage.

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knell

  • noun the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something
  • verb ring as in announcing death

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pork

  • noun meat from a domestic hog or pig
    porc.
  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork barrel.

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hardening

  • noun abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; curing; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue

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force

  • 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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fill_up

  • verb make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    make full; fill.
    • fill a container
    • fill the child with pride
  • verb become full
    fill.
    • The pool slowly filled with water
    • The theater filled up slowly

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oscillation

  • noun the process of oscillating between states
  • noun (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
    vibration.

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trend

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

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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fossilisation

  • noun the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
    fossilization.
  • noun becoming inflexible or out of date
    fossilization.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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synergy

  • noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
    synergism.

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jump

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

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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filter_out

  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; filtrate; separate out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities

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synergism

  • noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
    synergy.
  • noun the theological doctrine that salvation results from the interaction of human will and divine grace

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infiltration

  • noun a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    percolation.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava

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clotting

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    curdling; coagulation.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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rigidifying

  • noun the process of becoming stiff or rigid
    rigidification; stiffening.
  • verb become rigid
    rigidify.
    • The body rigidified

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click

  • noun a short light metallic sound
    clink; chink.
  • noun a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
    suction stop.

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clangor

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a loud resonant noise
    clangour.
    • the alarm clangored throughout the building

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residue

  • noun matter that remains after something has been removed
  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residuum; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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scupper

  • noun drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.

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choral

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

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filtration

  • noun the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
  • noun the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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chemical_process

  • noun (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
    chemical change; chemical action.

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get_down

  • verb lower (one's body) as by kneeling
    • Get down on your knees!
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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disintegration

  • noun in a decomposed state
    decomposition.
  • noun a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system
    • a disintegration of personality

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diffusing

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

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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laminar_flow

  • noun nonturbulent streamline flow in parallel layers (laminae)

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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lower_limit

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    minimum.
  • noun the limit on the lower (or southernmost) side of something

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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rat-tat

  • noun a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
    rat-a-tat; rat-a-tat-tat.

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birl

  • verb cause a floating log to rotate by treading
    birle.
  • verb cause to spin
    whirl; spin; twirl.
    • spin a coin

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flowing

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flow.
  • verb move or progress freely as if in a stream
    flux; flow.
    • The crowd flowed out of the stadium

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pair_creation

  • noun the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus
    pair production; pair formation.

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liquid_state

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquidness; liquidity; liquid.

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diddlysquat

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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body

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

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distillate

  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillation.

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explosion

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    detonation; blowup.
  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    burst.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft

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aerosolise

  • verb become dispersed as an aerosol
    aerosolize.
    • the bacteria quickly aerosolised
  • verb disperse as an aerosol
    aerosolize.
    • The bacteria suspension was aerosolized

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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overspill

  • noun the relocation of people from overcrowded cities; they are accommodated in new houses or apartments in smaller towns
  • noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    runoff; overflow.

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tread

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; stride.
  • noun the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

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exudation

  • noun a substance that oozes out from plant pores
    exudate.
  • noun the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes
    transudation.

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undertide

  • noun a current below the surface of a fluid
    undercurrent.

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take_in_water

  • verb take in water at the bilge
    bilge.
    • the tanker bilged

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ionization

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionisation.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionisation.

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tidewater_river

  • noun a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
    tidewater stream; tidal river; tidal stream.

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mew

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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phase_change

  • noun a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
    phase transition; state change; physical change.

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let

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

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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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schtik

  • noun (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    shtick; shtik; schtick.
    • give him a shtik cake
    • he's a shtik crazy
    • he played a shtik Beethoven
  • noun (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    shtick; shtik; schtick.
    • play it straight with no shtik

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spattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spatter.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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sing

  • verb deliver by singing
    • Sing Christmas carols
  • verb produce tones with the voice
    • She was singing while she was cooking
    • My brother sings very well

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nosedive

  • noun a sudden sharp drop or rapid decline
    • the stock took a nosedive
  • noun a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
    dive; nose dive.

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shriek

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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waste_product

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste material; waste matter.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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gulf_stream

  • noun a warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico northward through the Atlantic Ocean

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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screech

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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culminate

  • verb end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
    climax.
    • The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace
  • verb bring to a head or to the highest point
    • Seurat culminated pointillism

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scatter

  • noun a haphazard distribution in all directions
    spread.
  • noun the act of scattering
    scattering; strewing.

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expulsion

  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    riddance; ejection; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school
  • noun squeezing out by applying pressure
    extrusion.
    • an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube
    • the expulsion of pus from the pimple

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perfuse

  • verb force a fluid through (a body part or tissue)
    • perfuse a liver with a salt solution
  • verb cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    suffuse.
    • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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suggestion

  • noun an idea that is suggested
    • the picnic was her suggestion
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    proposition; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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maunder

  • verb wander aimlessly
  • verb talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    mussitate; mumble; mutter.

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whish

  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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hairsbreadth

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; whisker.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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vegetable_oil

  • noun any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    oil.

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tat

  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tackiness; cheapness; sleaze.
  • noun a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture
    Thematic Apperception Test.

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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cacophony

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud confusing disagreeable sounds

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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ticking

  • noun a metallic tapping sound
    tick.
    • he counted the ticks of the clock
  • noun a strong fabric used for mattress and pillow covers

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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make_vibrant_sounds

  • verb indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
    purr.

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sluiceway

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluice; penstock.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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tap

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

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prolapsus

  • noun the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
    prolapse; descensus.

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extinction

  • noun no longer active; extinguished
    • the extinction of the volcano
  • noun no longer in existence
    defunctness.
    • the extinction of a species

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run_out

  • verb become used up; be exhausted
    • Our supplies finally ran out
  • verb flow off gradually
    drain.
    • The rain water drains into this big vat

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drippy

  • adjective satellite wet with light rain
    drizzly.
    • a sad drizzly day
    • a wet drippy day
  • adjective satellite leaking in drops
    • a drippy faucet

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eye-drop

  • noun a drop from an eye dropper
    eyedrop.
  • noun a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
    eyedrop.

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geologic_process

  • noun (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
    geological process.

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mite

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; tinge.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

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eye

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

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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flow_from

  • verb be the result of
    be due.

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reticulate

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

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dissonate

  • verb be dissonant or harsh
    • The violins in this piece dissonated disturbingly
  • verb cause to sound harsh and unpleasant
    disharmonize.

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give

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

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saltation

  • noun (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
  • noun (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species

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throw

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

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litre

  • noun a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
    liter; cubic decimeter; l; cubic decimetre.

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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doodly

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debris_surge

  • noun the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building
    debris storm.
    • the destruction of the building produced an enormous debris surge

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leaky

  • adjective permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases
    • a leaky roof
    • a leaky defense system
  • adjective satellite used informally; unable to retain urine

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nozzle

  • noun a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
    nose.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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rat-a-tat

  • noun a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
    rat-tat; rat-a-tat-tat.

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liquified

  • adjective changed from a solid to a liquid state
    melted; liquid.
    • rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow
  • verb make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
    liquify; liquidise; liquefy; liquidize.
    • liquefy the silver

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teem

  • verb be teeming, be abuzz
    swarm; pullulate.
    • The garden was swarming with bees
    • The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen
    • her mind pullulated with worries
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; stream; pour; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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pitter-patter

  • noun a series of rapid tapping sounds
    • she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house
  • verb rain gently
    sprinkle; spatter; patter; spit.
    • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

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cackle

  • noun the sound made by a hen after laying an egg
  • noun noisy talk
    yack; chatter; yak; yakety-yak.

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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cluck

  • noun the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
    clucking.
  • verb make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    click; clack.

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clangoring

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clash; clangour; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • verb make a loud resonant noise
    clangour; clangor.
    • the alarm clangored throughout the building

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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bilge

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water.
  • noun where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

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emission

  • noun the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    emanation.
  • noun a substance that is emitted or released
    discharge.

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billowing

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowy.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow; billow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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whirl_around

  • verb fly around
    whirl; tumble.
    • The clothes tumbled in the dryer
    • rising smoke whirled in the air

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rubbish

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; trash.
  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; folderol; trash.

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runniness

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; liquidness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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hair

  • noun a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
    • he combed his hair
    • each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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speech_sound

  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; phone.

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draughty

  • adjective satellite not airtight
    drafty.

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peruvian_current

  • noun a cold ocean current that flows north along the Pacific Coast of South America before turning west
    Humboldt current.

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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eagre

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

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tad

  • noun a slight amount or degree of difference
    shade.
    • a tad too expensive
    • not a tad of difference
    • the new model is a shade better than the old one

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edible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; eatable.

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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pour_forth

  • verb pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    shed; spill.
    • shed tears
    • spill blood
    • God shed His grace on Thee

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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splutter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    sputter.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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roar

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    thunder; roaring; boom.
  • noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    holla; bellow; hollo; yowl; holler; hollering; holloa; bellowing; roaring.
    • his bellow filled the hallway

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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diddley

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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swash

  • noun the movement or sound of water
    • the swash of waves on the beach
  • verb make violent, noisy movements

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dissolve

  • noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out
  • verb become weaker
    fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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freshet

  • noun the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
    spate.

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murmuring

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    muttering; mutter; murmuration; murmur; mussitation.
  • noun a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
    grumbling; grumble; muttering; mutter; murmur.

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dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    eye dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes

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skirl

  • noun the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe
  • verb make a shrill, wailing sound
    • skirling bagpipes

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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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brown

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

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process

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

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chip

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

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distillation

  • noun the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
    distillment.
  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillate.

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dripping

  • noun a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    drippage.
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    drip.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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sewer_water

  • noun water mixed with waste matter
    effluent; wastewater.

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parachute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    chute.
  • verb jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
    jump; chute.

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ascension

  • noun a movement upward
    ascent; rise; rising.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • noun (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
    Ascension of the Lord; Ascension Day.

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rivulet

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; streamlet; runnel.

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heaving

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heave.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    panting.

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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drippage

  • noun a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    dripping.

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shtick

  • noun (Yiddish) a little; a piece
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • give him a shtik cake
    • he's a shtik crazy
    • he played a shtik Beethoven
  • noun (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
    shtik; schtik; schtick.
    • play it straight with no shtik

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drainpipe

  • noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drain; waste pipe.

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demagnetisation

  • noun the process of removing magnetization
    demagnetization.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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pink

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

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ebb_off

  • verb flow back or recede
    ebb out; ebb down; ebb away; ebb.
    • the tides ebbed at noon

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pair_production

  • noun the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus
    pair formation; pair creation.

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thaw

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    warming; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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el_nino

  • noun (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  • noun the Christ child

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chemical

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

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babble

  • noun gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
    lallation; babbling.
  • verb utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way
    • The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention

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shred

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

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pair

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

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animal

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

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animal_fat

  • noun any fat obtained from animals
    • animal fat is high in saturated fatty acids

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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clink

  • noun a short light metallic sound
    click; chink.
  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jail; jailhouse; poky.

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mumbler

  • noun a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    murmurer; mutterer.

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establishment

  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; constitution; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club
  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    institution.

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purl

  • noun gold or silver wire thread
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    purl stitch.

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deliquesce

  • verb melt away in the process of decay
    • The fungi eventually deliquesced
  • verb melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
    • this type of salt deliquesces easily

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bleat

  • noun the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)
  • verb talk whiningly

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opacification

  • noun the process of becoming cloudy or opaque

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sandwich

  • noun two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
  • verb make into a sandwich

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cuisine

  • noun the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
    culinary art.

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fluidness

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    runniness; liquidness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer
  • noun a changeable quality
    fluidity.
    • a charming Oriental fluidity of manner
    • a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague
    • demographers try to predict social fluidity

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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spot

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

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bell_ringing

  • noun the sound of someone playing a set of bells
  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    electioneering; canvassing.

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collection

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; accumulation.
  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    compendium.

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diddly-squat

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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blood

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

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clippety-clop

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clunking; clopping; clop; clumping.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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charybdis

  • noun (Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla

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dethaw

  • verb become or cause to become soft or liquid
    thaw; melt; unthaw; unfreeze; dissolve.
    • The sun melted the ice
    • the ice thawed
    • the ice cream melted
    • The heat melted the wax
    • The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase
    • dethaw the meat

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curing

  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; hardening; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; cure; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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turbulent

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood
  • adjective satellite (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence
    roiling; churning; roiled; roily.
    • the river's roiling current
    • turbulent rapids

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spate

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

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cardiac_output

  • noun the amount of blood pumped out by the ventricles in a given period of time
    • a resting adult has a cardiac output of about three quarts a minute

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dissolving

  • noun the process of going into solution
    dissolution.
    • the dissolving of salt in water
  • verb become weaker
    dissolve; fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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secretor

  • noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
    gland; secreter; secretory organ.

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mobilise

  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilize; call up.
  • verb get ready for war
    mobilize.

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driblet

  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    drop; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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edible_fat

  • noun oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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guggle

  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; ripple; bubble; gurgle.
    • babbling brooks
  • verb make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle

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solidifying

  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    curing; hardening; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue
  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
    solidify.

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outpouring

  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    spring; natural spring; outflow; fountain.
  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    gush; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words

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cascade

  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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spouter

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun an oil well that is spouting

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unfreeze

  • verb become or cause to become soft or liquid
    thaw; melt; unthaw; dethaw; dissolve.
    • The sun melted the ice
    • the ice thawed
    • the ice cream melted
    • The heat melted the wax
    • The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase
    • dethaw the meat
  • verb make (assets) available
    release; unblock; free.
    • release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

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sluice_down

  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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reflux

  • noun an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    ebb.

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jingle-jangle

  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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tidal_current

  • noun the water current caused by the tides
    tidal flow.

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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feedback

  • noun the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
  • noun response to an inquiry or experiment

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tidal_flow

  • noun the water current caused by the tides
    tidal current.

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pant

  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  • noun (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
    trouser.
    • he had a sharp crease in his trousers

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abseil

  • noun (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
    rappel.
  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    rappel; rope down.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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ping

  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.

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footstep

  • noun the sound of a step of someone walking
    step; footfall.
    • he heard footsteps on the porch
  • noun the act of taking a step in walking

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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blare

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blaring.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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chink

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
    Chinaman.
  • noun a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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industrial

  • 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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brim

  • noun the top edge of a vessel or other container
    rim; lip.
  • noun a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

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clumping

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clunking; clopping; clop; clippety-clop.
  • verb make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    clump; clop; clunk; plunk.

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tramp_down

  • verb walk on and flatten
    trample; tread down.
    • tramp down the grass
    • trample the flowers

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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go_down

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    descend; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    settle; sink; go under.

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scraping

  • noun (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
    • they collected blood scrapings for analysis
  • noun a harsh noise made by scraping
    scratching; scrape; scratch.
    • the scrape of violin bows distracted her

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auditory

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

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excretory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of excretion

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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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brook

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    creek.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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laminar

  • adjective satellite arranged in or consisting of laminae
    laminal.

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tinkle

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    ting.
  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; tink; chink.
    • tinkling bells

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submerge

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse.
  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; drown.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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dross

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    impurity.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
    slag; scoria.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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twiddle

  • noun a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    swirl; whirl; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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murmuration

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmur; mussitation.

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clamor

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    cacophony; din; blare; blaring.
  • noun loud and persistent outcry from many people
    clamour; clamoring; hue and cry; clamouring.
    • he ignored the clamor of the crowd

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chattering

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

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turbulent_flow

  • noun flow in which the velocity at any point varies erratically

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crash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    wreck.
    • they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane

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chromatography

  • noun a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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knocking

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knock.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    knock; strike hard.

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transpire

  • verb pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    transpirate.
  • verb exude water vapor
    • plants transpire

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material

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

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runny

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape
    fluid.

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keel_over

  • verb turn over and fall
    • the man had a heart attack and keeled over

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break

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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food_waste

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; refuse; garbage.

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materialization

  • noun the process of coming into being; becoming reality
    materialisation.
    • the materialization of her dream
  • noun an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    materialisation; manifestation.

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echo

  • noun the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    replication; sound reflection; reverberation.
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
  • noun (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained

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bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

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violent_stream

  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    torrent.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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make_noise

  • verb emit a noise
    noise; resound.

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grumbling

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumble; rumbling; grumble.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
    murmuring; grumble; muttering; mutter; murmur.

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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wash

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

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flow_of_air

  • noun the flow of air
    air flow; airflow.
    • she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her

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drop

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

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pealing

  • noun a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
    rolling; peal; roll.
  • verb ring recurrently
    peal.
    • bells were pealing

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tuberculin

  • noun a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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coagulation

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    clotting; curdling.

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waste_pipe

  • noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drain; drainpipe.

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trap

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

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roast

  • noun a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
    joint.
  • noun negative criticism
    knock.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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stock

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

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bong

  • noun a dull resonant sound as of a bell
  • verb ring loudly and deeply
    • the big bell bonged

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toll

  • 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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beadlike

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; buttony; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes

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gargoyle

  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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tot

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

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tidal_bore

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

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sink_in

  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; get across; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow
  • verb pass through
    filter; permeate; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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product

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

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skank

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; filth.
  • noun a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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unhorse

  • verb alight from (a horse)
    light; dismount; get off; get down.

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whiz

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

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warming

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    heating.
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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squish

  • noun the noise of soft mud being walked on
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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ripple

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    riffle; wavelet; rippling.
  • noun (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value

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whit

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; shred; smidgen; tittle.

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heave

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun (geology) a horizontal dislocation

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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popping

  • noun a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
    pop.
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; protrude; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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buzz

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; bombination.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • noun a confusion of activity and gossip
    • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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equatorial_current

  • noun any of the ocean currents that flow westward at the equator

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percolation

  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    infiltration.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava
  • noun the act of making coffee in a percolator

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undulate

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

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overproduction

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overrun.

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susurration

  • noun the indistinct sound of people whispering
    susurrus.
    • a soft susurrus of conversation
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; voicelessness.

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lacrimation

  • noun shedding tears
    watering; tearing; lachrymation.

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fountain

  • noun a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    outpouring; spring; natural spring; outflow.

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small_indefinite_amount

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
    small indefinite quantity.

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bring_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; let down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb cause the downfall of; of rulers
    subvert; overturn; overthrow.
    • The Czar was overthrown
    • subvert the ruling class

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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correct

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

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angelus

  • noun the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
    angelus bell.
  • noun a prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation

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ionisation

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionization.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionization.

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riffle

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; wavelet; rippling.
  • noun shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

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blaring

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blare.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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carcass

  • noun the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food
    carcase.

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ticktock

  • noun steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
    tictac; tocktact.
  • verb make a sound like a clock or a timer
    beat; tick; ticktack.
    • the clocks were ticking
    • the grandfather clock beat midnight

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bleep

  • noun a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
    beep.
  • verb emit a single short high-pitched signal
    • The computer bleeped away

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scintilla

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; iota; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a sparkling glittering particle

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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roll_down

  • verb gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
    avalanche.

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kuroshio_current

  • noun a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean
    Kuroshio; Japan current.

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scrunch

  • noun a crunching noise
  • verb make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
    thud; crump.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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mobilize

  • verb make ready for action or use
    mobilise; marshal; summon.
    • marshal resources
  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilise; call up.

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submerse

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerge.
  • verb put under water
    submerge.
    • submerge your head completely

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survival_of_the_fittest

  • noun a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    survival; selection; natural selection.

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spread

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

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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jangling

  • adjective satellite like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
    jangly.
    • cowboys with jangling spurs
  • verb make a sound typical of metallic objects
    jingle; jingle-jangle; jangle.
    • The keys were jingling in his pocket

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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phase_transition

  • noun a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
    state change; phase change; physical change.

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susurrus

  • noun the indistinct sound of people whispering
    susurration.
    • a soft susurrus of conversation

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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renewal

  • noun the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
    reclamation; rehabilitation.
  • noun the act of renewing

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small_indefinite_quantity

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
    small indefinite amount.

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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turn

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

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keel

  • noun a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
  • noun the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

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sieve

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

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tootle

  • noun the sound of casual playing on a musical instrument
    • he enjoyed hearing the tootles of their horns as the musicians warmed up
  • verb play (a musical instrument) casually
    • the saxophone player was tootling a sad melody

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miaow

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; mew; miaou; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaou.

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miaou

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; mew; miaul.
  • verb make a cat-like sound
    miaow.

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sigh

  • noun an utterance made by exhaling audibly
    suspiration.
  • noun a sound like a person sighing
    • she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees

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clump

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; lump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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ding

  • noun a ringing sound
  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    nick; gouge; dent.

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claxon

  • noun a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
    klaxon.
  • verb make a loud noise
    beep; toot; blare; honk.
    • The horns of the taxis blared

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liquidness

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidity; liquid.
  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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force_out

  • noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    force play; force-out; force.
    • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force
  • verb force to leave (an office)
    depose.

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dab

  • noun a light touch or stroke
    pat; tap.
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splatter; splash.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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clunking

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clopping; clop; clippety-clop; clumping.
  • verb make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    clump; clop; clunk; plunk.

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liquefied

  • adjective satellite reduced to a liquid state
    liquified.
    • liquefied petroleum gas
  • verb become liquid
    liquefy.
    • The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew

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permeation

  • noun the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    pervasion; suffusion.
  • noun mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other
    interpenetration.

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plummet

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plumb bob; plumb.
  • verb drop sharply
    plump.
    • The stock market plummeted

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decantation

  • noun the act of gently pouring off a clear liquor (as from its original bottle) without disturbing the lees

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dong

  • noun the basic unit of money in Vietnam
  • verb go `ding dong', like a bell
    ding; dingdong.

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rope_down

  • verb lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
    abseil; rappel.
    • The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
    • You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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paradiddle

  • noun the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
    drum roll; roll.

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speck

  • noun a very small spot
    pinpoint.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    particle; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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centrifuge

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    extractor; separator.
  • verb rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids
    centrifugate.

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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north_equatorial_current

  • noun an equatorial current that flows west across the Pacific just north of the equator

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vibrato

  • noun (music) a pulsating effect in an instrumental or vocal tone produced by slight and rapid variations in pitch

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ebb

  • noun a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
    ebbing; wane.
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    reflux.

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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flow_rate

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow; rate of flow.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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condensate

  • noun a product of condensation
  • noun atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
    condensation.

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stoop

  • noun an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
  • noun basin for holy water
    stoup.

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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system

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

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flavourful

  • adjective satellite full of flavor
    sapid; flavoursome; flavorsome; flavorful; saporous; flavourous; flavorous.

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stimulation

  • noun the act of arousing an organism to action
  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulus; stimulant; input.

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swarm

  • noun a moving crowd
    drove; horde.
  • noun a group of many things in the air or on the ground
    cloud.
    • a swarm of insects obscured the light
    • clouds of blossoms
    • it discharged a cloud of spores

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eddy

  • noun a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
    twist.
  • noun founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
    Mary Baker Eddy; Mary Morse Baker Eddy.

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draft

  • noun a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    order of payment; bill of exchange.
  • noun a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
    draught.

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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materialisation

  • noun the process of coming into being; becoming reality
    materialization.
    • the materialization of her dream
  • noun an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    materialization; manifestation.

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prolapse

  • noun the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
    prolapsus; descensus.
  • verb slip or fall out of place, as of body parts
    • prolapsed rectum

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jingle

  • noun a metallic sound
    jangle.
    • the jingle of coins
    • the jangle of spurs
  • noun a comic verse of irregular measure
    doggerel verse; doggerel.
    • he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind

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watering

  • noun shedding tears
    lacrimation; tearing; lachrymation.
  • noun wetting with water
    • the lawn needs a great deal of watering

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iota

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; smidgin; shred; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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natural_process

  • noun a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
    action; natural action; activity.
    • the action of natural forces
    • volcanic activity

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slosh

  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; slush; splash.
    • water was splashing on the floor
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    squish; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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collapse

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

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vibrant

  • adjective satellite vigorous and animated
    vivacious.
    • a vibrant group that challenged the system
    • a charming and vivacious hostess
    • a vivacious folk dance
  • adjective satellite of sounds that are strong and resonating
    • the men's vibrant voices

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eye_dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes

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swoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    whoosh.
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; swish; lap.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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chute

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
    parachute.
  • noun sloping channel through which things can descend
    sloping trough; slideway; slide.

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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regurgitate

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

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toot

  • noun a blast of a horn
  • noun revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
    carouse; carousal; bender; booze-up.

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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flump

  • verb fall heavily
    flump down.
  • verb set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
    plop; plunk; plunk down; plonk; plump; plank; plump down.
    • He planked the money on the table
    • He planked himself into the sofa

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ooze_out

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    exudate; exude; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores

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natural

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

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upsurge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; spate; surge.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    surge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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grunt

  • noun the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    oink.
  • noun an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
    • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
    • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

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infiltrate

  • verb cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
  • verb enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
    penetrate.
    • The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor

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thawing

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; melt.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; warming.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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diffusion

  • noun (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
  • noun the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

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lightening

  • noun descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped
  • noun changing to a lighter color
    whitening.

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waste_matter

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste material; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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refilling

  • noun filling again by supplying what has been used up
    renewal; replenishment; replacement.
  • verb fill something that had previously been emptied
    refill; fill again; replenish.
    • refill my glass, please

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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oozy

  • adjective satellite leaking out slowly
    oozing; seeping.

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exudate

  • noun a substance that oozes out from plant pores
    exudation.
  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exude; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores

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liquefaction

  • noun the conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid

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distill

  • verb remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    make pure; purify; sublimate.
    • purify the water
  • verb undergo the process of distillation
    distil.

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cockle

  • noun common edible European bivalve
  • noun common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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h2o

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    water.

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secretory_organ

  • noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
    gland; secretor; secreter.

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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light

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

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liquid_crystal

  • noun a liquid exhibiting properties of a crystal that are not shown by ordinary liquids

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gobble

  • noun the characteristic sound made by a turkey cock
  • verb eat hastily without proper chewing
    bolt.
    • Don't bolt your food!

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clip-clop

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clunking; clopping; clop; clippety-clop; clumping.

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give_way

  • verb move in order to make room for someone for something
    ease up; move over; yield; give.
    • The park gave way to a supermarket
    • `Move over,' he told the crowd
  • verb break down, literally or metaphorically
    collapse; founder; give; break; cave in; fall in.
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

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swerve

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerving.
  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    yaw.

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twirp

  • noun someone who is regarded as contemptible
    twit; twerp.
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    tweet.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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clickety-clack

  • noun a fast and rhythmic click-clack
    clickety-click.
    • the clickety-clack of the typewriters

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clip

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

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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rattle

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rale; rattling.
    • the death rattle
  • noun a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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coolant

  • noun a fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another
    • he added more coolant to the car's radiator
    • the atomic reactor used a gas coolant
    • lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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rhonchus

  • noun a sound like whistling or snoring that is heard with a stethoscope during expiration as air passes through obstructed channels

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leach

  • noun the process of leaching
    leaching.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

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banging

  • noun a continuing very loud noise
  • noun the act of subjecting to strong attack
    battering.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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raw

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

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rat

  • 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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sizzle

  • noun a sizzling noise
  • verb make a sound like frying fat

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pastry

  • noun a dough of flour and water and shortening
    pastry dough.
  • noun any of various baked foods made of dough or batter

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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curved

  • adjective having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
    curving.
    • the curved tusks of a walrus
    • his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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climb_down

  • verb come down
    alight.
    • the birds alighted

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sea-purse

  • noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore
    sea purse; undertow; sea-puss; sea puss; sea-poose.

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backflowing

  • noun a flow that returns toward its source
    backflow.

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cheep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    peep.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    chirp; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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rate_of_flow

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; flow.

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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splattering

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splashing; splash; spatter; spattering.

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whistling

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistle.
  • noun the act of whistling a tune
    • his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work

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undercurrent

  • noun a subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning
    undertone.
  • noun a current below the surface of a fluid
    undertide.

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oozing

  • noun the process of seeping
    ooze; seepage.
  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze; seep.

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cave

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

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commotion

  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; disruption; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; rumpus; ruction.

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clunk

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; thumping; thump.
  • verb make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    clump; clop; plunk.

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leakage

  • noun the discharge of a fluid from some container
    leak; outflow; escape.
    • they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe
    • he had to clean up the leak

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replenishment

  • noun filling again by supplying what has been used up
    renewal; refilling; replacement.

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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take

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

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runnel

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; rivulet; streamlet.

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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spritz

  • noun a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
  • verb eject (a liquid) quickly
    • spritz water on a surface

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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flush_down

  • verb flow freely
    wash down.
    • The body washed down the river

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fossilization

  • noun the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
    fossilisation.
  • noun becoming inflexible or out of date
    fossilisation.

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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twirl

  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; kink.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; spin.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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whizz

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

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pervasion

  • noun the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    permeation; suffusion.

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boiling

  • noun the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; simmering.

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hushing

  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    hissing; fizzle; sibilation; hiss.
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
  • verb become quiet or still; fall silent
    hush.
    • hush my baby!

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get_off

  • verb leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
  • verb be relieved of one's duties temporarily

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rip_current

  • noun a strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore
    riptide.

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cracking

  • noun a sudden sharp noise
    snap; crack.
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
  • noun the act of cracking something
    fracture; crack.

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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clatter

  • noun a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement)
    • the shutters clattered against the house
    • the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones
  • verb make a rattling sound
    brattle; clack.
    • clattering dishes

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gyrate

  • verb to wind or move in a spiral course
    coil; spiral.
    • the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action
    • black smoke coiling up into the sky
    • the young people gyrated on the dance floor
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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stone's_throw

  • noun a short distance
    step.
    • it's only a step to the drugstore

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equatorial

  • noun a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
  • adjective of or relating to or at an equator
    • equatorial diameter

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eject

  • verb put out or expel from a place
    chuck out; turf out; boot out; turn out; exclude.
    • The unruly student was excluded from the game
  • verb eliminate (a substance)
    release; exhaust; expel; discharge.
    • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
    • the plant releases a gas

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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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flow

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

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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caterwaul

  • noun the yowling sound made by a cat in heat
  • verb utter shrieks, as of cats
    yowl.

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natural_selection

  • noun a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
    survival of the fittest; survival; selection.

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howl

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    howling; ululation.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect
  • noun the long plaintive cry of a hound or a wolf

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ionophoresis

  • noun the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
    electrophoresis; cataphoresis; dielectrolysis.

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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squelch

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelcher; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelcher; squelch circuit.

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yelp

  • noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
    yelping; yip.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yap.
    • the puppies yelped

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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liquidity

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquid.
  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; liquidness; fluidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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waste_material

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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birr

  • noun the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
  • noun sound of something in rapid motion
    whir; whirring; whirr.
    • whir of a bird's wings
    • the whir of the propellers

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headstream

  • noun a stream that forms the source of a river

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bunch_up

  • verb form into a bunch
    bunch together; bunch.
    • The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom
  • verb gather or cause to gather into a cluster
    cluster; clump; bundle; bunch.
    • She bunched her fingers into a fist

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south_equatorial_current

  • noun an equatorial current that flows west across the Pacific just south of the equator

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