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gatekeeper

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

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tie_up

  • verb secure with or as if with ropes
    bind; tie down; truss.
    • tie down the prisoners
    • tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed
  • verb invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
    • All my money is tied up in long-term investments

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odd_man_out

  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.

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polling_place

  • noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
    polling station.

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magnetic

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

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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rhodonite

  • noun a pink or red mineral consisting of crystalline manganese silicate; used as an ornamental stone

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foul

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

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hitch

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

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four

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

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lie_with

  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; bonk; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?

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totemist

  • noun a person who belongs to a clan or tribe having a totem

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salt_flat

  • noun a flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water
    salt plain.

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point_of_view

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; viewpoint.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

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capital_of_guinea

  • noun a port and the capital of Guinea
    Konakri; Conakry.

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unwelcome

  • adjective not welcome; not giving pleasure or received with pleasure
    • unwelcome publicity
    • unwelcome interruptions
    • unwelcome visitors
  • adjective satellite not welcome
    unwished-for; unwished.
    • unwelcome publicity

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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potter

  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    ceramist; thrower; ceramicist.
  • verb do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
    monkey around; mess around; monkey; putter; tinker; muck around; muck about.
    • The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

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regularize

  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularise; regulate; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate
  • verb make regular or more regular
    regularise.
    • regularize the heart beat with a pace maker

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catheterise

  • verb insert a catheter into (a body part)
    catheterize.
    • catheterize the patient's bladder

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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zinc_blende

  • noun an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form
    blende; sphalerite.

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metamorphic

  • adjective of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
    metamorphous.
    • metamorphic stage
    • marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish
  • adjective characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance

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build_upon

  • verb be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    build on; repose on; rest on.
    • What's this new evidence based on?

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socializer

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socialiser.

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alluvial_flat

  • noun a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water
    alluvial plain.

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wake_up

  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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oriental

  • adjective satellite denoting or characteristic of countries of Asia
    • oriental civilization
  • noun a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
    oriental person.

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oceanic_abyss

  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; deep.

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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divergent

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

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alternating

  • adjective (of a current) reversing direction
    • alternating current
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump; alternate.

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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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barium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
    atomic number 56; Ba.

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range_of_mountains

  • noun a series of hills or mountains
    mountain range; chain; mountain chain; chain of mountains; range.
    • the valley was between two ranges of hills
    • the plains lay just beyond the mountain range

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activation

  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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impart

  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; pass on.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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samarskite

  • noun a complex black mineral occurring in pegmatites

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trojan

  • noun a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    trojan horse.
    • the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm
    • when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse
  • noun a native of ancient Troy
    Dardan; Dardanian.

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