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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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foul

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

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drop-off

  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; slack; falloff.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality
  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop; cliff.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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intemperateness

  • noun consumption of alcoholic drinks
    intemperance.
  • noun excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
    self-indulgence; intemperance.
    • the intemperance of their language

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rusting

  • noun the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
    rust.
  • verb become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    rust; corrode.
    • The metal corroded
    • The pipes rusted

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eating_away

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eroding; erosion; wearing away.

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porcine

  • adjective relating to or suggesting swine
    • comparison between human and porcine pleasures
  • adjective satellite repellently fat
    gross.
    • a bald porcine old man

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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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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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wanton

  • noun lewd or lascivious woman
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton away; piddle.

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corroding

  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corrosion; erosion.
  • verb cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    eat; rust; corrode.
    • The acid corroded the metal
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

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macular_degeneration

  • noun eye disease caused by degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea and results in blurred vision; can cause blindness

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to

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

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gourmand

  • noun a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
    gourmandizer; trencherman; glutton.

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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pleasing

  • noun the act of one who pleases
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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degeneration

  • noun the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality
    devolution.
  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    decadence; decadency; degeneracy.

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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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permissive

  • adjective not preventive
  • adjective granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline
    • direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive
    • permissive parents

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gratification

  • noun state of being gratified or satisfied
    satisfaction.
    • dull repetitious work gives no gratification
    • to my immense gratification he arrived on time
  • noun the act or an instance of satisfying

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plushy

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plush-like.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plush.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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drinking

  • noun the act of consuming liquids
    imbibition; imbibing.
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drink; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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wilting

  • noun causing to become limp or drooping
    wilt.
  • verb lose strength
    wilt.
    • My opponent was wilting

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feeble

  • adjective satellite pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    lame.
    • a feeble excuse
    • a lame argument
  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    faint.
    • damning with faint praise
    • faint resistance
    • feeble efforts
    • a feeble voice

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condition

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

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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dim

  • verb switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    dip.
  • verb become dim or lusterless
    • the lights dimmed and the curtain rose

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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profligacy

  • noun the trait of spending extravagantly
    extravagance; prodigality.
  • noun dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
    dissipation; dissolution; licentiousness; looseness.

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vitriolic

  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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fragile

  • adjective satellite easily broken or damaged or destroyed
    delicate; frail.
    • a kite too delicate to fly safely
    • fragile porcelain plates
    • fragile old bones
    • a frail craft
  • adjective satellite vulnerably delicate
    • she has the fragile beauty of youth

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luxuriance

  • noun the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses
    lushness; voluptuousness.

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epicurean

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; bon vivant; epicure.
  • adjective of Epicurus or epicureanism
    • Epicurean philosophy

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eroding

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eating away; erosion; wearing away.
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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degeneracy

  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    degeneration; decadence; decadency.
  • noun moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    putrefaction; depravation; depravity; corruption.
    • the luxury and corruption among the upper classes
    • moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
    • its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity
    • Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction

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decadency

  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    degeneration; decadence; degeneracy.

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conk_out

  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; go bad; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; peter out; poop out; run down.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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erotic

  • noun an erotic person
  • adjective satellite giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing
    titillating.

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pass

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

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ravenous

  • adjective satellite extremely hungry
    sharp-set; esurient; starved; famished.
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    voracious; wolfish; rapacious; esurient; edacious; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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decadence

  • noun the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    degeneration; decadency; degeneracy.

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pander

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar; panderer.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    gratify; indulge.

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sow_one's_oats

  • verb live promiscuously and self-indulgently
    sow one's wild oats.

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voluptuous

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; juicy.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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run

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

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falling

  • adjective satellite decreasing in amount or degree
    • falling temperature
  • verb descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
    fall.
    • The branch fell from the tree
    • The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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go_to_pot

  • verb become ruined
    go to the dogs.
    • His business went to pot when economy soured

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loose

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

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disintegrative

  • adjective tending to cause breakup into constituent elements or parts

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cosset

  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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decrepitude

  • noun a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
    dilapidation.

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slow

  • verb lose velocity; move more slowly
    decelerate; slow down; retard; slow up.
    • The car decelerated
  • verb become slow or slower
    slacken; slow down; slack; slow up.
    • Production slowed

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licentiousness

  • noun the quality of being lewd and lascivious
    wantonness.
  • noun dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
    dissipation; dissolution; looseness; profligacy.

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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gorge

  • noun a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    defile.

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dissipated

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

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breakable

  • noun an article that is fragile and easily broken
    • pack the breakables separately
  • adjective capable of being broken or damaged
    • earthenware pottery is breakable
    • breakable articles should be packed carefully

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tire

  • noun hoop that covers a wheel
    tyre.
    • automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; weary.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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luxuriate

  • verb become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
    wanton.
  • verb enjoy to excess
    indulge.
    • She indulges in ice cream

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ravaging

  • noun plundering with excessive damage and destruction
    devastation.
  • verb make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
    ravage; harry.

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elaborate

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

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wear_down

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • verb deteriorate through use or stress
    wear out; wear off; wear thin; wear.
    • The constant friction wore out the cloth

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narrow

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

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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hedonic

  • adjective satellite devoted to pleasure
    hedonistic; epicurean.
    • a hedonic thrill
    • lives of unending hedonistic delight
    • epicurean pleasures

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mortify

  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • verb hold within limits and control
    crucify; subdue.
    • subdue one's appetites
    • mortify the flesh

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foodie

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    gourmet; gastronome; epicurean; bon vivant; epicure.

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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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droopy

  • adjective satellite hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
    drooping; sagging.

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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libertine

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

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reticulate

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

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licentious

  • adjective satellite lacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained
    • coarse and licentious men

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go_to_the_dogs

  • verb become ruined
    go to pot.
    • His business went to pot when economy soured

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fret

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

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obsolescence

  • noun the process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date
    • a policy of planned obsolescence

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erode

  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded
  • verb remove soil or rock
    eat away; fret.
    • Rain eroded the terraces

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moulder

  • verb break down
    molder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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falloff

  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; slack; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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mellow

  • verb soften, make mellow
    • Age and experience mellowed him over the years
  • verb become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
    mellow out; melt.
    • With age, he mellowed

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intemperance

  • noun the quality of being intemperate
  • noun consumption of alcoholic drinks
    intemperateness.

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eat_at

  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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sour

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

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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splintery

  • adjective satellite subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces
  • adjective resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points
    slivery.
    • a rough splintery floor of old pine boards

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panderer

  • noun someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
    pander; procurer; pimp; fancy man; ponce; pandar.
  • noun a person who serves or caters to the vulgar passions or plans of others (especially in order to make money)

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immoderate

  • adjective beyond reasonable limits
    • immoderate laughter
    • immoderate spending

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indulgence

  • noun an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
    self-indulgence.
  • noun a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
    lenience; leniency.
    • too much indulgence spoils a child

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degenerate

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

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fall_apart

  • verb lose one's emotional or mental composure
    go to pieces.
    • She fell apart when her only child died
  • verb go to pieces
    break; wear out; wear; bust.
    • The lawn mower finally broke
    • The gears wore out
    • The old chair finally fell apart completely

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sharp

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

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rust-brown

  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rusty; rust.

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dress

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

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mollycoddle

  • noun a pampered darling; an effeminate man
  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cosset; cocker; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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deteriorate

  • verb become worse or disintegrate
    • His mind deteriorated
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; degenerate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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hedonist

  • noun someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
    pagan; pleasure seeker.

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mat

  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    matting.

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crapulence

  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    drinking; drink; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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fatigue

  • noun temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
    tiredness; weariness.
    • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
    • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
    • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep
  • noun used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
    • metal fatigue

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hedonism

  • noun the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle
  • noun an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

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destructive

  • adjective causing destruction or much damage
    • a policy that is destructive to the economy
    • destructive criticism

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fray

  • noun a noisy fight
    affray; disturbance; ruffle.
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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decline_in_quality

  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; worsening; deterioration.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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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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regressive

  • adjective (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases
  • adjective opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state

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deterioration

  • noun a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    impairment.
  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; worsening; decline in quality.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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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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rounder

  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; libertine.
  • noun a tool for rounding corners or edges

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brittle

  • noun caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
    toffy; toffee.
  • adjective satellite having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
    brickle; brickly.
    • brittle bones
    • glass is brittle
    • `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

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splurge

  • noun an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    binge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending

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decay

  • noun the process of gradually becoming inferior
  • noun a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
    decline.

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famished

  • adjective satellite extremely hungry
    ravenous; sharp-set; esurient; starved.
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!

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rancidity

  • noun the state of being rancid; having a rancid scent or flavor (as of old cooking oil)

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card-playing

  • adjective satellite preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
    dissipated; sporting; betting.
    • led a dissipated life
    • a betting man
    • a card-playing son of a bitch
    • a gambling fool
    • sporting gents and their ladies

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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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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indulge

  • verb give free rein to
    • The writer indulged in metaphorical language
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    pander; gratify.

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twilight

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • noun the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

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boozing

  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; drink; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall
  • verb consume alcohol
    fuddle; booze; drink.
    • We were up drinking all night

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scarf_out

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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occult

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    supernatural.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • noun supernatural practices and techniques
    occult arts.
    • he is a student of the occult

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sublimate

  • noun the product of vaporization of a solid
  • verb direct energy or urges into useful activities

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overgorge

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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sphacelate

  • verb undergo necrosis
    necrose; gangrene; mortify.
    • the tissue around the wound necrosed

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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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englut

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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cocker

  • noun a small breed with wavy silky hair; originally developed in England
    cocker spaniel; English cocker spaniel.
  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cosset; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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pamper

  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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hard

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

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edacious

  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    voracious; wolfish; rapacious; esurient; ravenous; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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worn-out

  • adjective satellite used until no longer useful
    raddled.
    • battered trumpets and raddled radios
    • worn-out shoes with flapping soles
  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    exhausted; spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out

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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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effete

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    decadent.
    • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
    • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

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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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frazzle

  • noun a state of extreme exhaustion
    • he was worn to a frazzle
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    fray.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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luxuriousness

  • noun wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
    sumptuousness; luxury; opulence.

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one

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

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greedy

  • adjective satellite immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    covetous; prehensile; avaricious; grasping; grabby.
    • they are avaricious and will do anything for money
    • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields
    • a grasping old miser
    • grasping commercialism
    • greedy for money and power
    • grew richer and greedier
    • prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    esurient; avid; devouring.
    • avid for adventure
    • an avid ambition to succeed
    • fierce devouring affection
    • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
    • greedy for fame

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opulent

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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piggish

  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; swinish; piggy; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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droop

  • noun a shape that sags
    sag.
    • there was a sag in the chair seat
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; sag.

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looseness

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; diarrhea; diarrhoea.
  • noun freedom from restraint
    • the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made

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corrosion

  • noun a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corroding; erosion.

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dilapidate

  • verb bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
  • verb fall into decay or ruin
    crumble; decay.
    • The unoccupied house started to decay

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obsolescent

  • adjective satellite becoming obsolete

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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devolve

  • verb pass on or delegate to another
    • The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital
  • verb be inherited by
    pass; return; fall.
    • The estate fell to my sister
    • The land returned to the family
    • The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead

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decompositional

  • adjective satellite causing organic decay

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scarf

  • noun a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  • noun a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
    scarf joint.

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lucullan

  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; plush; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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fancy

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

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sybaritic

  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; epicurean; voluptuary; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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quality

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

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languish

  • verb lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
    waste; pine away.
    • After her husband died, she just pined away
  • verb have a desire for something or someone who is not present
    ache; yearn; pine; yen.
    • She ached for a cigarette
    • I am pining for my lover

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falling_off

  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    slump; slack; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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indulgent

  • adjective characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
    • indulgent grandparents
  • adjective satellite tolerant or lenient
    lenient; soft.
    • indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
    • too soft on the children
    • they are soft on crime

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gourmet

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gastronome; epicurean; bon vivant; epicure.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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molder

  • verb break down
    moulder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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gourmandize

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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shallow

  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shoal.
  • verb make shallow
    shoal.
    • The silt shallowed the canal

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retrogressive

  • adjective satellite going from better to worse
    retrograde.

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drunkenness

  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; inebriety; inebriation; intoxication.
  • noun habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
    inebriation; alcoholism; alcohol addiction.

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ingurgitate

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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epicure

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; epicurean; bon vivant.

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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oat

  • noun annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')
  • noun seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats')

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rusty

  • adjective satellite covered with or consisting of rust
    • a rusty machine
    • rusty deposits
  • adjective satellite of the brown color of rust
    rust-brown; rust.

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orgy

  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; binge.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity

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overindulge

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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profuse

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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sumptuous

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; opulent; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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bisexual

  • noun a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
    bisexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to both sexes

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exuberant

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; ebullient.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; excessive.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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sag

  • noun a shape that sags
    droop.
    • there was a sag in the chair seat
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; droop.

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decadent

  • noun a person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    effete.
    • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
    • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

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necrose

  • verb undergo necrosis
    gangrene; sphacelate; mortify.
    • the tissue around the wound necrosed

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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fading

  • noun weakening in force or intensity
    attenuation.
    • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • verb become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly
    melt; fade.
    • The scene begins to fade
    • The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk

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run_down

  • verb trace
    check out.
    • We are running down a few tips
  • verb move downward
    • The water ran down

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self

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

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devolution

  • noun the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality
    degeneration.
  • noun the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
    devolvement.

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impotent

  • adjective lacking power or ability; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson
    • Technology without morality is barbarous
    • felt impotent rage
  • adjective (of a male) unable to copulate

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luxury

  • noun something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    sumptuousness; lavishness; sumptuosity.

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frail

  • noun the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  • noun a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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erosive

  • adjective satellite wearing away by friction
    • the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    vitriolic; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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gangrene

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    sphacelus; slough.
  • noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
    necrosis; mortification; sphacelus.

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hedonistic

  • adjective satellite devoted to pleasure
    hedonic; epicurean.
    • a hedonic thrill
    • lives of unending hedonistic delight
    • epicurean pleasures

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worsening

  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    declension; decline in quality; deterioration.
  • noun changing something with the result that it becomes worse

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impairment

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; damage.
  • noun a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    deterioration.

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easygoing

  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easy; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
  • adjective satellite not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
    cushy; soft.
    • what a cushy job!
    • the easygoing life of a parttime consultant
    • a soft job

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overindulgence

  • noun excessive indulgence
    excess.
    • the child was spoiled by overindulgence

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frangible

  • adjective satellite capable of being broken
    • the museum stored all frangible articles in locked showcases

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voluptuary

  • noun a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
    sybarite.
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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esurient

  • adjective satellite extremely hungry
    ravenous; sharp-set; starved; famished.
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    avid; devouring; greedy.
    • avid for adventure
    • an avid ambition to succeed
    • fierce devouring affection
    • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
    • greedy for fame

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glutton

  • noun a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
    gourmandizer; trencherman; gourmand.
  • noun musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
    Gulo gulo; wolverine.

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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retire

  • verb go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    • He retired at age 68
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    withdraw.
    • He retired from chess

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hack

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

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self-indulgent

  • adjective satellite indulgent of your own appetites and desires
    • a self-indulgent...way of looking at life"- Havelock Ellis

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friable

  • adjective satellite easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder
    crumbly.
    • friable sandstone
    • friable carcinomatous tissue
    • friable curds formed in the stomach
    • crumbly cookies

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featherbed

  • noun a mattress stuffed with feathers
    feather bed.
  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    pamper; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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gilded

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilt; gold; golden.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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gnaw

  • verb bite or chew on with the teeth
    • gnaw an old cracker
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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poop_out

  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; peter out; run down; conk out.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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wolfish

  • adjective resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf
    wolflike.
    • ran in wolflike packs
    • wolfish rapacity
  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    voracious; rapacious; esurient; edacious; ravenous; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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ruin

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruination.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun a ruined building
    • they explored several Roman ruins

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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dull

  • verb make dull in appearance
    • Age had dulled the surface
  • verb become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness
    • the varnished table top dulled with time

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bon_vivant

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; epicurean; epicure.

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rich

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

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wear_out

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    tire; wear down; jade; fag out; weary; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • verb go to pieces
    break; fall apart; wear; bust.
    • The lawn mower finally broke
    • The gears wore out
    • The old chair finally fell apart completely

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jag

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

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gluttonous

  • adjective given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
    • over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands
    • a gluttonous debauch
    • a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure

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sporting

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

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wearing

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    eating away; eroding; erosion; wearing away.
  • noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
    wear.
    • she bought it for everyday wear

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gratify

  • verb make happy or satisfied
    satisfy.
  • verb yield (to); give satisfaction to
    pander; indulge.

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undemanding

  • adjective requiring little if any patience or effort or skill
    • the pay was adequate and the job undemanding
    • simple undemanding affection
    • an undemanding boss

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wear_thin

  • verb deteriorate through use or stress
    wear out; wear down; wear off; wear.
    • The constant friction wore out the cloth

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self-indulgence

  • noun an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
    indulgence.
  • noun excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
    intemperateness; intemperance.
    • the intemperance of their language

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stuff

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    material.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun miscellaneous unspecified objects
    • the trunk was full of stuff

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piggy

  • noun a young pig
    shote; piglet; shoat.
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; swinish; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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corinthian

  • noun a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    playboy; man-about-town.
  • noun a resident of Corinth

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sluttish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
    blowsy; slatternly; blowzy.
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    wanton; light; promiscuous; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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set

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

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intemperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes
    • an intemperate climate
    • intemperate zones
  • adjective excessive in behavior
    • intemperate rage

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jade

  • noun a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
    jadestone.
  • noun a woman adulterer
    strumpet; adulteress; slut; hussy; loose woman; trollop; fornicatress.

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individual

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

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desperate

  • noun a person who is frightened and in need of help
    • they prey on the hopes of the desperate
  • adjective satellite arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
    despairing.
    • a despairing view of the world situation
    • the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal
    • a desperate cry for help
    • helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether
    • her desperate screams

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overeat

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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gnaw_at

  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; erode; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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drooping

  • adjective satellite weak from exhaustion
    flagging.
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; sag; droop.

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conditions

  • noun the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process
    • there were wide variations in the conditions of observation
  • noun the set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare
    • hazardous working conditions
    • harsh living conditions

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satiate

  • verb fill to satisfaction
    sate; replete; fill.
    • I am sated
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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weary

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
    • We wore ourselves out on this hike
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; tire.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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rapacious

  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    raptorial; vulturous; vulturine; ravening; predatory.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal
  • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
    voracious; ravening.
    • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
    • ravening creditors
    • paying taxes to voracious governments

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too-greedy

  • adjective satellite excessively gluttonous
    overgreedy.

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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spoil

  • noun (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
    • to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoiling.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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wastage

  • noun the process of wasting
  • noun anything lost by wear or waste

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pagan

  • noun a person who does not acknowledge your god
    heathen; infidel; gentile.
  • noun a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)

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ravening

  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    raptorial; rapacious; vulturous; vulturine; predatory.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal
  • verb obtain or seize by violence
    raven.

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peter_out

  • verb end weakly
    taper off; fizzle; fizzle out.
    • The music just petered out--there was no proper ending
  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; poop out; run down; conk out.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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retrograde

  • verb move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  • verb move in a direction contrary to the usual one
    • retrograding planets

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pleasure_seeker

  • noun someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
    hedonist; pagan.

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inflammatory

  • adjective satellite characterized or caused by inflammation
    • an inflammatory process
    • an inflammatory response
  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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betting

  • adjective satellite preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
    dissipated; sporting; card-playing.
    • led a dissipated life
    • a betting man
    • a card-playing son of a bitch
    • a gambling fool
    • sporting gents and their ladies
  • verb maintain with or as if with a bet
    wager; bet.
    • I bet she will be there!

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brickly

  • adjective satellite having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
    brickle; brittle.
    • brittle bones
    • glass is brittle
    • `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

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brickle

  • adjective satellite having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
    brittle; brickly.
    • brittle bones
    • glass is brittle
    • `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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coddle

  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!
  • verb cook in nearly boiling water
    • coddle eggs

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gourmandizer

  • noun a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
    trencherman; glutton; gourmand.

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decline

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    diminution.
  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    declination.

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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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binge

  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    splurge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending
  • noun an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
    tear; bout; bust.
    • they went on a bust that lasted three days

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weather_condition

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; weather; conditions.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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dry

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

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fade

  • noun a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    slicing; slice.
    • he took lessons to cure his slicing
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible
    disappearance.

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gay

  • noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
    homo; homosexual; homophile.
  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; sunny.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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mildness

  • noun good weather with comfortable temperatures
    clemency.
  • noun acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
    softness; gentleness.
    • his fingers have learned gentleness
    • suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby
    • even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough

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crumble

  • verb fall apart
    collapse; tumble; crumple; break down.
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
  • verb break or fall apart into fragments
    fall apart.
    • The cookies crumbled
    • The Sphinx is crumbling

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atmospheric

  • adjective relating to or located in the atmosphere
    atmospherical.
    • atmospheric tests

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wilt

  • noun any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
    wilt disease.
  • noun causing to become limp or drooping
    wilting.

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corrode

  • verb cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    eat; rust.
    • The acid corroded the metal
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink
  • verb become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    rust.
    • The metal corroded
    • The pipes rusted

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opulence

  • noun wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
    sumptuousness; luxury; luxuriousness.

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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mordant

  • noun a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
  • adjective satellite harshly ironic or sinister
    black; grim.
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

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indulging

  • noun the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
    pampering; indulgence; humoring.
  • verb give free rein to
    indulge.
    • The writer indulged in metaphorical language

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wear_off

  • verb deteriorate through use or stress
    wear out; wear down; wear thin; wear.
    • The constant friction wore out the cloth
  • verb diminish, as by friction
    wear away.
    • Erosion wore away the surface

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hoggish

  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    swinish; piggy; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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withdraw

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb withdraw from active participation
    retire.
    • He retired from chess

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lush

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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overgreedy

  • adjective satellite excessively gluttonous
    too-greedy.

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in

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

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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riotous

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

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wearing_away

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eating away; eroding; erosion.

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unfortunate

  • noun a person who suffers misfortune
    unfortunate person.
  • adjective not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    • an unfortunate turn of events
    • an unfortunate decision
    • unfortunate investments
    • an unfortunate night for all concerned

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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lenient

  • adjective satellite tolerant or lenient
    soft; indulgent.
    • indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
    • too soft on the children
    • they are soft on crime
  • adjective satellite not strict
    • an easy teacher
    • easy standards
    • lenient rules
    • an easy penalty

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wilt_disease

  • noun any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
    wilt.

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attenuation

  • noun weakening in force or intensity
    fading.
    • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • noun the property of something that has been weakened or reduced in thickness or density

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pampering

  • noun the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
    indulging; indulgence; humoring.
  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
    featherbed; pamper; cosset; cocker; mollycoddle; spoil; indulge; baby; coddle.
    • grandparents often pamper the children
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

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drink

  • noun a single serving of a beverage
    • I asked for a hot drink
    • likes a drink before dinner
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drinking; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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outcast

  • noun a person who is rejected (from society or home)
    pariah; castaway; Ishmael.
  • adjective satellite excluded from a society
    friendless.

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delicate

  • adjective exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
    • a delicate violin passage
    • delicate china
    • a delicate flavor
    • the delicate wing of a butterfly
  • adjective satellite marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    • a surgeon's delicate touch

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spree

  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    fling.
  • verb engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping

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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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off

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

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unexacting

  • adjective satellite not rigorous
    • relaxed and unexacting standards

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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spent

  • adjective depleted of energy, force, or strength
    exhausted.
    • impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil
    • the exhausted food sources
    • exhausted oil wells
  • verb pass time in a specific way
    spend; pass.
    • how are you spending your summer vacation?

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starved

  • adjective satellite suffering from lack of food
    starving.
  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!

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desolate

  • verb leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
    abandon; desert; forsake.
    • The mother deserted her children
  • verb reduce in population
    depopulate.
    • The epidemic depopulated the countryside

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dilapidation

  • noun a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
    decrepitude.
  • noun the process of becoming dilapidated
    ruin.

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lushness

  • noun the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses
    voluptuousness; luxuriance.

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glut

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; surfeit.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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lavish

  • verb expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    shower.
    • He was showered with praise
  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; unstinted; munificent; too-generous; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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gormandize

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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macular

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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swinish

  • adjective satellite ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    boorish; neanderthal; loutish; neandertal; oafish.
    • was boorish and insensitive
    • the loutish manners of a bully
    • her stupid oafish husband
    • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; piggy; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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pot

  • noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can.

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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gormandise

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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overindulgent

  • adjective satellite excessively indulgent

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sissified

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; effeminate; sissy; epicene.

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apart

  • adjective satellite remote and separate physically or socially
    obscure; isolated.
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
  • adjective satellite having characteristics not shared by others
    • scientists felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush

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softness

  • noun the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    unfitness.

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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putrefaction

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    rot.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; rot; decomposition.

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sybarite

  • noun a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
    voluptuary.

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captive

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    prisoner.
  • noun an animal that is confined

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pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

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peter

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.
  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.

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homeless

  • noun someone unfortunate without housing
    homeless person.
    • a homeless was found murdered in Central Park
  • noun poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in
    • the homeless became a problem in the large cities

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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corrosive

  • noun a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; vitriolic; mordant; caustic.

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decomposition

  • noun the analysis of a vector field
    vector decomposition.
  • noun in a decomposed state
    disintegration.

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voluptuousness

  • noun the quality of being attractive and exciting (especially sexually exciting)
    hot stuff.
    • he thought she was really hot stuff
  • noun the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses
    lushness; luxuriance.

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declension

  • noun the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages
  • noun process of changing to an inferior state
    worsening; decline in quality; deterioration.

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promiscuous

  • adjective satellite not selective of a single class or person
    • Clinton was criticized for his promiscuous solicitation of campaign money
  • adjective satellite casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    sluttish; wanton; light; loose; easy.
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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individualist

  • noun a person who pursues independent thought or action
  • adjective satellite marked by or expressing individuality
    individualistic.
    • an individualistic way of dressing

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voracious

  • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
    rapacious; ravening.
    • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
    • ravening creditors
    • paying taxes to voracious governments
  • adjective satellite devouring or craving food in great quantities
    wolfish; rapacious; esurient; edacious; ravenous; ravening.
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks

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crapulent

  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive eating or drinking
    crapulous.
    • crapulent sleep
    • a crapulous stomach

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intense

  • adjective possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    • intense heat
    • intense anxiety
    • intense desire
    • intense emotion
    • the skunk's intense acrid odor
    • intense pain
    • enemy fire was intense
  • adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
    acute.
    • acute pain
    • felt acute annoyance
    • intense itching and burning

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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sow_one's_wild_oats

  • verb live promiscuously and self-indulgently
    sow one's oats.

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eat_away

  • verb remove soil or rock
    erode; fret.
    • Rain eroded the terraces
  • verb wear away or erode
    fret.

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gastronome

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; epicurean; bon vivant; epicure.

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leniency

  • noun mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
    mildness; lenience; lenity.
  • noun a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
    lenience; indulgence.
    • too much indulgence spoils a child

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down

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

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chronic

  • adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
    • chronic indigestion
    • a chronic shortage of funds
    • a chronic invalid
  • adjective satellite of long duration
    continuing.
    • chronic money problems

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lenience

  • noun mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
    mildness; lenity; leniency.
  • noun a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
    indulgence; leniency.
    • too much indulgence spoils a child

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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trencherman

  • noun a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
    gourmandizer; glutton; gourmand.

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crapulous

  • adjective satellite suffering from excessive eating or drinking
    crapulent.
    • crapulent sleep
    • a crapulous stomach
  • adjective satellite given to gross intemperance in eating or drinking
    • a crapulous old reprobate

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wan

  • verb become pale and sickly
  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.

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wear_away

  • verb cut away in small pieces
    whittle away; whittle down.
  • verb diminish, as by friction
    wear off.
    • Erosion wore away the surface

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lenity

  • noun mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
    mildness; lenience; leniency.

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pig_out

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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effeminate

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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seeker

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; searcher.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

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sagging

  • adjective satellite hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
    drooping; droopy.
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; sag; droop.

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slump

  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slack; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    economic crisis; depression.

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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luxuriant

  • adjective satellite marked by complexity and richness of detail
    elaborate.
    • an elaborate lace pattern
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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attenuate

  • verb weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
    rarefy.
  • verb become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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mature

  • verb develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    maturate; grow.
    • He matured fast
    • The child grew fast
  • verb develop and work out fully in one's mind
    • I need to mature my thoughts

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rust

  • noun a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
  • noun a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

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sumptuousness

  • noun wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
    luxury; luxuriousness; opulence.
  • noun the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
    lavishness; luxury; sumptuosity.

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exhausted

  • adjective satellite drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    spent; dog-tired; worn out; played out; fagged; fatigued; worn-out; washed-out.
    • the day's shopping left her exhausted
    • he went to bed dog-tired
    • was fagged and sweaty
    • the trembling of his played out limbs
    • felt completely washed-out
    • only worn-out horses and cattle
    • you look worn out
  • verb wear out completely
    wash up; exhaust; tucker; beat; tucker out.
    • This kind of work exhausts me
    • I'm beat
    • He was all washed up after the exam

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maroon

  • noun a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
  • noun a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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crumbly

  • adjective satellite easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder
    friable.
    • friable sandstone
    • friable carcinomatous tissue
    • friable curds formed in the stomach
    • crumbly cookies

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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engorge

  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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nag

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
    nagger; common scold; scold; scolder.
  • noun an old or over-worked horse
    plug; jade; hack.

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degenerative

  • adjective satellite (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function
    • degenerative diseases of old age

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erosion

  • noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
    wearing; eating away; eroding; wearing away.
  • noun condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

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poop

  • noun obscene terms for feces
    crap; dirt; shite; turd; shit.
  • noun a stupid foolish person
    nincompoop; ninny.

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princely

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite having the rank of or befitting a prince
    • a princely bearing
    • princely manner

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separate

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

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desolation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    devastation.
  • noun a bleak and desolate atmosphere
    bareness; bleakness; nakedness.
    • the nakedness of the landscape

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luxurious

  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness
  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; opulent; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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atmospheric_condition

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    weather; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow

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dissipation

  • noun breaking up and scattering by dispersion
    • the dissipation of the mist
  • noun dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
    dissolution; licentiousness; looseness; profligacy.

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sharp-set

  • adjective satellite extremely hungry
    ravenous; esurient; starved; famished.
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

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deluxe

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; de luxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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effete

  • adjective satellite marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    decadent.
    • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
    • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

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humoring

  • noun the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
    indulging; pampering; indulgence.
  • verb put into a good mood
    humor; humour.

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