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tufthunter

A hanger-on to noblemen, or persons of quality, especially in English universities; a toady. See 1st Tuft, 3. Cant, Eng. Halliwell.

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edison

  • noun United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)
    Thomas Alva Edison; Thomas Edison.

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spin

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

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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endurance_riding

  • noun riding for long hours over long distances

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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billard

(Zoöl.) An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish. Written also billet and billit.

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southwestern

  • noun a dialect of Middle English
    West Saxon.
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    southwesterly; southwest.

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jack

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

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bay_stater

  • noun a native or resident of Massachusetts

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school

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

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tandem_bicycle

  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem.

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challis

  • noun a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed)

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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rollick

  • verb play boisterously
    disport; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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balkan_country

  • noun any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
    Balkan state; Balkan nation.

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midsummer

  • noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
    June 21; summer solstice.

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coloradan

  • noun a native or resident of Colorado

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republic_of_iceland

  • noun an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
    Iceland.

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stock_car

  • noun a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
  • noun a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car

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chaldron

  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels

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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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united_states_of_america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; America.

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new_englander

  • noun an American who lives in New England
    Yankee.

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augustan

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus
    • the Augustan Age

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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hero

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

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clutch_pedal

  • noun a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
    clutch.
    • he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other

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battledore

  • noun a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
    badminton racquet; badminton racket.
  • noun an ancient racket game
    battledore and shuttlecock.

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hudibrastic

Similar to, or in the style of, the poem "Hudibras," by Samuel Butler; in the style of doggerel verse. Macaulay.

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trent

  • noun a river in central England that flows generally northeastward to join with the Ouse River and form the Humber
    River Trent; Trent River.
  • noun a city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige; the site of the Council of Trent
    Trento.

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bodle

A small Scotch coin worth about one sixth of an English penny. Sir W. Scott.

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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active

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

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arkansawyer

  • noun a native or resident of Arkansas
    Arkansan.

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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east-sider

  • noun a resident of the east side of Manhattan in New York City

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nederland

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Netherlands; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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study

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

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rollerblade

  • noun (trademark) an in-line skate
  • verb travel on shoes with a single line of rubber wheels attached to their soles
    • you'd better wear a helmet and knee protectors when you Rollerblade!
    • The muscular actor loves to Rollerblade

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etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

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dative

  • noun the category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb
    dative case.

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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campaign

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

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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classicistic

  • adjective of or relating to classicism
    • the classicistic tradition

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new_hampshirite

  • noun a native or resident of New Hampshire
    Granite Stater.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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south_carolinian

  • noun a native or resident of South Carolina

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eddy_merckx

  • noun Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
    Merckx.

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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type

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

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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barstooler

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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escapism

  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escape.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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stadium_jumping

  • noun riding horses in competitions over set courses to demonstrate skill in jumping over obstacles
    showjumping.

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deutschland

  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Germany; FRG; Federal Republic of Germany.

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english_language

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English.

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missourian

  • noun a native or resident of Missouri

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ebonics

  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black Vernacular English; Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; Black Vernacular; African American English; AAVE; Black English.

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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glottochronology

  • noun the determination of how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language
    • he mapped the glottochronology of the Romance languages

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hold

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

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evil

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; wickedness; immorality.
  • noun that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare
    • the evil that men do lives after them

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word

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

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republic_of_austria

  • noun a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
    Austria; Oesterreich.

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longbow

  • noun a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England

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buffoonery

  • noun acting like a clown or buffoon
    japery; harlequinade; clowning; frivolity; prank.

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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acrobatic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; gymnastic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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association_football

  • noun a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
    soccer.

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travel

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

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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ski_race

  • noun a race between people wearing skis
    skiing race.

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west_midland

  • noun a dialect of Middle English

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franco-american

  • noun an American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French

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ordinary

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

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liberal_arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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law

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

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scull

  • noun a long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
  • noun each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman

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byelarus

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
    Belarus; Republic of Belarus; Belorussia; Byelorussia; White Russia.

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u.s.a.

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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geordie

  • noun a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • noun the nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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ultimate

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

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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yankee-doodle

  • noun an American (especially to non-Americans)
    Yank; Yankee.

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deck

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

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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swardspeak

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fit

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

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recreational

  • adjective of or relating to recreation
    • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
  • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
    unpaid; amateur.
    • an amateur painter
    • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    • recreational golfers
    • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    • unpaid extras in the documentary

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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fig

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    figure.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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nebraskan

  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska
    Cornhusker.

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croquet

  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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spain

  • noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
    Kingdom of Spain; Espana.

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wordsworth

  • noun a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
    William Wordsworth.

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cornerback

  • noun a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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nisei

  • noun a person born in the United States of parents who emigrated from Japan

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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anglo-indian

  • noun a person of English citizenship born or living in India
  • adjective relating to British India or the English in India

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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beau

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; fellow; young man; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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american_english

  • noun the English language as used in the United States
    American; American language.

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ipsum

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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utahan

  • noun a native or resident of Utah

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medal_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    stroke play.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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side

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

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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the_holy_see

  • noun the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
    Holy See; State of the Vatican City.

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neoclassicistic

  • adjective relating to or advocating neoclassicism
    neoclassicist.

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taal

  • noun an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
    Afrikaans; South African Dutch.

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keystone_stater

  • noun a native or resident of Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvanian.

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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body_english

  • noun a motion of the body by a player as if to make an object already propelled go in the desired direction

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delawarean

  • noun a native or resident of Delaware
    Delawarian.

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slew

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

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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grand_duchy_of_luxembourg

  • noun a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
    Luxemburg; Luxembourg.

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holt

3d pers. sing. pres. of Hold, contr. from holdeth. Obs. Chaucer.

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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skin_diving

  • noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
    skin-dive.

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americanization

  • noun assimilation into American culture
    Americanisation.

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moral_philosophy

  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    ethics.

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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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racquetball

  • noun the ball used in playing the game of racquetball
  • noun a game played on a handball court with short-handled rackets

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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bosnia-herzegovina

  • noun a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims
    Bosna i Hercegovina; Bosnia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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commonwealth_of_nations

  • noun an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
    British Commonwealth.

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jackknife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    clasp knife.
  • noun a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

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irish_people

  • noun people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
    Irish.

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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philologue

  • noun a humanist specializing in classical scholarship
    philologist.

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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grockel

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pennsylvania_dutch

  • noun a dialect of High German spoken in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland

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broad_jump

  • noun a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
    long jump.
  • noun the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
    long jump.

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nevadan

  • noun a native or resident of Nevada

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scots_english

  • noun the dialect of English used in Scotland
    Scots; Scottish.

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hydroplane_racing

  • noun racing in high-speed motor boats

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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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paddle_wheel

  • noun a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat
    paddlewheel.

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moldavia

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
    Republic of Moldova; Moldova.

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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speediness

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; rapidity.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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horse_race

  • noun a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting

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slovenija

  • noun a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
    Slovenia; Republic of Slovenia.

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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sustain

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

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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down_easter

  • noun a native or resident of Maine
    Mainer.

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cox's_orange_pippin

  • noun a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor

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fitting

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

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knight

  • noun originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    horse.

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translator

  • noun a person who translates written messages from one language to another
    transcriber.
  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    interpreter.

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philosophic

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophical.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophical.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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battledore_and_shuttlecock

  • noun an ancient racket game
    battledore.

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frisian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Friesland or Frisia
  • noun a West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English

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classicist

  • noun an artistic person who adheres to classicism
  • noun a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    classical scholar.

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flop

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

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water_sport

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    aquatics.

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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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west_germanic

  • noun a branch of the Germanic languages
    West Germanic language.

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classicism

  • noun a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    classicalism.
    • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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bait

  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; lure; sweetener; hook.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    decoy; lure.

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mittel

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union

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

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sprocket

  • noun roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
  • noun thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
    sprocket wheel.

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ski_jumper

  • noun a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

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espana

  • noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
    Kingdom of Spain; Spain.

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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byelorussia

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
    Belarus; Byelarus; Republic of Belarus; Belorussia; White Russia.

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repechage

  • noun a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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netherlands

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
    Holland; Nederland; Kingdom of The Netherlands; The Netherlands.

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old_frisian

  • noun the Frisian language until the 16th century; the Germanic language of ancient Frisia

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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aetiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    etiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    etiology.

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neoclassical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style
    neoclassic.

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floatation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    flotation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    flotation.

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night_life

  • noun the entertainment available to people seeking nighttime diversion
    nightlife.
  • noun the activity of people seeking nighttime diversion (as at the theater, a nightclub, etc.)
    nightlife.
    • a futile search for intelligent nightlife
    • in the summer the nightlife shifts to the dance clubs

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chronological

  • adjective relating to or arranged according to temporal order
    • chronological age

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moore

  • noun United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
    Douglas Moore.
  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Dudley Moore.

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rowing

  • noun the act of rowing as a sport
    row.
  • verb propel with oars
    row.
    • row the boat across the lake

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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lit_crit

  • noun the informed analysis and evaluation of literature
    literary criticism.

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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performing_artist

  • noun an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
    performer.

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old_saxon

  • noun Low German prior to 1200

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gladiator

  • noun (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  • noun a professional boxer
    prizefighter.

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playfulness

  • noun a festive merry feeling
    gaiety.
  • noun a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
    fun.
    • her playfulness surprised me
    • he was fun to be with

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transcendentalism

  • noun any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material
    transcendental philosophy.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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screwball

  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot; crank.
  • noun a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

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angling

  • noun fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
  • verb move or proceed at an angle
    angle.
    • he angled his way into the room

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oomph

  • noun attractiveness to the opposite sex
    desirability; sex appeal; desirableness.
  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzazz; pizzaz; dynamism; zing.

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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adapter

  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    arranger; transcriber.
  • noun device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
    adaptor.

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scuba

  • noun a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
    aqualung; Aqua-Lung.

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feathering

  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feather.
  • verb join tongue and groove, in carpentry
    feather.

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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virgate

(Bot.) Having the form of a straight rod; wand-shaped; straight and slender.

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ireland

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Irish Republic.
  • noun an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
    Hibernia; Emerald Isle.

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speak

  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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republic_of_belarus

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
    Belarus; Byelarus; Belorussia; Byelorussia; White Russia.

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clarence

  • noun a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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pot-walloper

A voter in certain boroughs of England, where, before the passage of the reform bill of 1832, the qualification for suffrage was to have boiled (walloped) his own pot in the parish for six months.

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hoosier

  • noun a native or resident of Indiana
    Indianan.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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vermonter

  • noun a native or resident of Vermont

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greyhound

  • noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

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poland

  • noun a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
    Republic of Poland; Polska.

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racquet

  • noun a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
    racket.

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moldova

  • noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
    Moldavia; Republic of Moldova.

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italian_republic

  • noun a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
    Italia; Italy.

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toboggan

  • noun a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    luge.

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pommie

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snipe

  • noun Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • noun a gunshot from a concealed location

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glider

  • noun aircraft supported only by the dynamic action of air against its surfaces
    sailplane.

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yank

  • noun an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    Northerner; Yankee.
  • noun an American (especially to non-Americans)
    Yankee-Doodle; Yankee.

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hyperactive

  • adjective satellite more active than normal
    overactive.
    • a hyperactive child

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semi-saxon

Half Saxon; -- specifically applied to the language intermediate between Saxon and English, belonging to the period 1150-1250.

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gopher

  • noun a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
    goffer.
  • noun a native or resident of Minnesota
    Minnesotan.

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malayalam

The name given to one the cultivated Dravidian languages, closely related to the Tamil. Yule.

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balance

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

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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skinny-dip

  • noun a naked swim
  • verb bathe in the nude
    • The young people were skinny-dipping in the pond

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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southdown

Of or pertaining to the South Downs, a range of pasture hills south of the Thames, in England.

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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jest

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; joke; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; joke.

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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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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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non obstante

Notwithstanding; in opposition to, or in spite of, what has been stated, or is to be stated or admitted.

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holy_see

  • noun the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
    State of the Vatican City; The Holy See.

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child's_play

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; cinch; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
    play.
    • Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child

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political_campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    campaigning; electioneering; candidacy; candidature.

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grapple

  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grappler.
  • noun a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
    clamshell.

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surf_casting

  • noun casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you
    surf fishing.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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criollo

  • noun a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish)
    • Mexico is a country of mestizos, criollos, and indigenes
  • noun cocoa of superior quality

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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neoclassicist

  • noun an advocate of neoclassicism
  • adjective relating to or advocating neoclassicism
    neoclassicistic.

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horseshoes

  • noun a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
    quoits.
  • noun game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes
    horseshoe.

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rail

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

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hand

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

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cornhusker

  • noun a worker who husks corn
  • noun a native or resident of Nebraska
    Nebraskan.

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featherweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
  • noun weighs 126-139 pounds

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neoclassicism

  • noun revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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leicester

  • noun a largely agricultural county in central England
    Leicestershire.
  • noun an industrial city in Leicestershire in central England; built on the site of a Roman settlement

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jai_alai

  • noun a Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket
    pelota.

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gresham

  • noun English financier (1519-1579)
    Sir Thomas Gresham.

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english_language

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English.

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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outdoor_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    field sport.

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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brake_pedal

  • noun foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder

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federal_republic_of_yugoslavia

  • noun a mountainous republic in southeastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    Serbia and Montenegro; Union of Serbia and Montenegro; Jugoslavija; Yugoslavia.

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federal_republic_of_germany

  • noun a republic in north central Europe on the North Sea; established in 1949 from the zones of Germany occupied by the British and French and Americans after the German defeat; reunified with East Germany in 1990
    West Germany.
  • noun a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
    Deutschland; Germany; FRG.

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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englishwoman

  • noun a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England

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agile

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

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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passive

  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
    passive voice.
    • `The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice
    • `The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive
  • adjective lacking in energy or will
    inactive.
    • Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith

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slovenia

  • noun a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
    Slovenija; Republic of Slovenia.

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spread

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

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european_country

  • noun any one of the countries occupying the European continent
    European nation.

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westernization

  • noun assimilation of Western culture; the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization
    Westernisation.

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fosbury_flop

  • noun jumping over the bar backwards and head first

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casting

  • noun object formed by a mold
    cast.
  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    molding.

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roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Richard J. Roberts; Richard John Roberts.
  • noun United States evangelist (born 1918)
    Oral Roberts.

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boxer

  • noun someone who fights with his fists for sport
    pugilist.
  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    packer; bagger.

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pine_tree_state

  • noun a state in New England
    ME; Maine.

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foolery

  • noun foolish or senseless behavior
    indulgence; craziness; tomfoolery; folly; lunacy.

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hunt

  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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fisticuffs

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    fistfight; slugfest.
  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; boxing.

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bait_casting

  • noun the single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait

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esthetics

  • noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
    aesthetics.
    • traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic; aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism

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king's_english

  • noun English as spoken by educated persons in southern England
    Queen's English.

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night

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

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illinoisan

  • noun a native or resident of Illinois

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badger

  • noun a native or resident of Wisconsin
    Wisconsinite.
  • noun sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere

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surf

  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    breaker; breakers.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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performing

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; playacting; playing.
  • verb carry out or perform an action
    perform; do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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ole

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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genevan

  • noun a native or resident of Geneva
  • noun an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin
    Calvinist.

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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dead

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

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italia

  • noun a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
    Italian Republic; Italy.

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escape

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

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rapidity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; celerity; speediness.

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norroy

(Her.) The most northern of the English Kings-at-arms. See King-at-arms, under King.

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for

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

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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new_jerseyan

  • noun a native of resident of New Jersey
    Garden Stater; New Jerseyite.

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ol'

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good_ole_boy

  • noun a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial manner and conservative or intolerant attitudes and a strong sense of fellowship with and loyalty to other members of his peer group
    good ol' boy; good old boy.

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north_america

  • noun a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
  • noun the nations of the North American continent collectively

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wyomingite

  • noun a native or resident of Wyoming

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astir

  • adjective satellite out of bed
    up.
    • are they astir yet?
    • up by seven each morning
  • adjective satellite on the move
    about.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident

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post

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

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super

  • noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
    superintendent.
  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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valentine

  • noun a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day
    • will you be my valentine?
  • noun a card sent or given (as to a sweetheart) on Saint Valentine's Day

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austria

  • noun a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
    Oesterreich; Republic of Austria.

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kingdom_of_spain

  • noun a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
    Espana; Spain.

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swiss_confederation

  • noun a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
    Switzerland; Svizzera; Schweiz; Suisse.

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carrus

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facility

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

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republic_of_slovenia

  • noun a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
    Slovenia; Slovenija.

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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scotland

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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potter

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

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greco-roman_wrestling

  • noun a style of wrestling where the wrestlers are forbidden to tackle or trip or use holds below the waist

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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louisianan

  • noun a native or resident of Louisiana
    Louisianian.

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african-american

  • noun an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
    Black American; Afro-American; African American.
  • adjective satellite pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
    Afro-American.
    • Afro-American culture
    • many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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fight

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

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gymnastic_exercise

  • noun (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastics.

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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ice_hockey

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    hockey game; hockey.

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kentuckian

  • noun a native or resident of Kentucky
    Bluegrass Stater.

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iconology

  • noun the branch of art history that studies visual images and their symbolic meaning (especially in social or political terms)

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heat

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

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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belly_whopper

  • noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    belly flopper; belly flop; belly whop.

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african_american

  • noun an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
    Black American; Afro-American; African-American.

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german_american

  • noun an American who was born in Germany or whose ancestors were German

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dialectology

  • noun the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects

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principality_of_liechtenstein

  • noun a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
    Liechtenstein.

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bronco_busting

  • noun breaking a bronco to saddle

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ski_jumping

  • noun the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
  • verb jump on skis
    ski jump.

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rerun

  • noun a program that is broadcast again
    • she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns
  • verb broadcast again, as of a film
    rebroadcast.

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handwheel

  • noun a wheel worked by hand
  • noun control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated

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nosewheel

  • noun a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

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fieri_facias

  • noun a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt

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liberal

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    progressive; liberalist.
  • noun a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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mush

  • noun any soft or soggy mass
    pulp.
    • he pounded it to a pulp
  • noun cornmeal boiled in water
    cornmeal mush.

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racing_car

  • noun a fast car that competes in races
    race car; racer.

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floating

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

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musher

  • noun a traveler who drives (or travels with) a dog team

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equestrian_sport

  • noun a sport that tests horsemanship

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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esp

  • noun apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
    second sight; extrasensory perception; clairvoyance; E.S.P..

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british_isles

  • noun Great Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic

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union_soldier

  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Federal; Federal soldier.

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football

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

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demonstrative

  • noun a pronoun that points out an intended referent
    demonstrative pronoun.
  • adjective given to or marked by the open expression of emotion
    • an affectionate and demonstrative family

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pizzaz

  • noun the activeness of an energetic personality
    pizzazz; dynamism; zing; oomph.

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foxhunt

  • noun mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
    fox hunting.
  • verb hunt foxes, on horseback and with dogs

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west_virginian

  • noun a native or resident of West Virginia

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lorem

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jutish

  • noun one of the major dialects of Old English
    Kentish.

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england

  • noun a division of the United Kingdom

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potato

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    spud; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
    Solanum tuberosum; white potato; white potato vine.

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pseudo

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.
  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of
    • a pseudo esthete
    • pseudoclassic

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spectator_sport

  • noun a sport that many people find entertaining to watch

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teutonic

  • adjective of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages
    Germanic.
    • Teutonic peoples such as Germans and Scandinavians and British
    • Germanic mythology

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push

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

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spanish_people

  • noun the people of Spain
    Spanish.

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dance

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

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republic_of_croatia

  • noun a republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; became independent in 1991
    Hrvatska; Croatia.

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worcestershire_sauce

  • noun a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
    Worcestershire; Worcester sauce.

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horseback

  • noun the back of a horse
  • noun a narrow ridge of hills
    hogback.

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buffing_wheel

  • noun a wheel that is covered with soft material

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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belly_flop

  • noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    belly flopper; belly whopper; belly whop.

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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primer

  • noun an introductory textbook
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; priming.

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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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grappler

  • noun combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
    matman; wrestler.
  • noun a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
    grappling hook; grapnel; grappling iron; grapple.

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hinault

  • noun French racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1954)
    Bernard Hinault.

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irish_republic

  • noun a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
    Eire; Republic of Ireland; Ireland.

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father

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

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netball

  • noun a team game that resembles basketball; a soccer ball is to be thrown so that it passes through a ring on the top of a post

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bicycler

  • noun a person who rides a bicycle
    cyclist; wheeler; bicyclist.

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driving_wheel

  • noun a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)

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mark

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

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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sparring_mate

  • noun a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
    sparring partner.

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thoroughbred_racing

  • noun the sport of racing thoroughbred horses

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hoodening

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gun

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

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contact_sport

  • noun a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

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humanistic

  • adjective of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion
    humanist.
    • the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
  • adjective of or pertaining to Renaissance humanism
    humanist.
    • the humanistic revival of learning

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horseback_riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    riding.

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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quick

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

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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tan

  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; burn; suntan.
  • noun a light brown the color of topaz
    topaz.

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asian_american

  • noun an American who is of Asian descent

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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relay_race

  • noun a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
    relay.

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nest

  • noun a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • noun a kind of gun emplacement
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers

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modern_english

  • noun English since about 1450

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pugilistic

  • adjective of or relating to pugilism or pugilists
    • a pugilistic career

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carolinian

  • noun a native or resident of the Carolinas

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heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

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slovakia

  • noun a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
    Slovak Republic.

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race_car

  • noun a fast car that competes in races
    racer; racing car.

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mainer

  • noun a native or resident of Maine
    Down Easter.

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sidespin

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georgian

  • noun a native or resident of the American state of Georgia
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia

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double_talk

  • noun deliberately unintelligible gibberish

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pennsylvanian

  • noun from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land
    Pennsylvanian period; Upper Carboniferous period; Upper Carboniferous.
  • noun a native or resident of Pennsylvania
    Keystone Stater.

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digger

  • noun a laborer who digs
  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; power shovel; excavator.

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black_english

  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black Vernacular English; Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; Black Vernacular; African American English; AAVE; Ebonics.

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harlequinade

  • noun acting like a clown or buffoon
    japery; clowning; frivolity; buffoonery; prank.

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water

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

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liechtenstein

  • noun a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
    Principality of Liechtenstein.

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comparative_literature

  • noun study of literary works from different cultures (often in translation)

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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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hoops

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    basketball; basketball game.
  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
    hoop.

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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merriment

  • noun a gay feeling
    gaiety.
  • noun activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    fun; playfulness.
    • I do it for the fun of it
    • he is fun to have around

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portugal

  • noun a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
    Portuguese Republic.

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ride_horseback

  • verb ride on horseback

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flying_mare

  • noun a wrestling maneuver

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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merckx

  • noun Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)
    Eddy Merckx.

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principality_of_andorra

  • noun a small republic in the eastern Pyrenees between Spain and France
    Andorra.

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fleet_street

  • noun a street in central London where newspaper offices are situated
  • noun British journalism

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parmo

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minibike

  • noun small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
    motorbike.

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football_player

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    footballer.

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ice_skate

  • noun skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
  • verb move along on ice skates

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lexicology

  • noun the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language

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tennessean

  • noun a native or resident of Tennessee
    Volunteer.

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english

  • noun an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
    English language.
  • noun the people of England
    English people.

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dellacruscan

Of or pertaining to the Accademia della Crusca in Florence.

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cockfighting

  • noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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eurhythmics

  • noun the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
    eurhythmy; eurythmy; eurythmics.

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freestyle

  • noun a race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use

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scanlate

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pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt.
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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bicycle-built-for-two

  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    tandem; tandem bicycle.

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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fardel

  • noun a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)

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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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judo

  • noun a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

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locke

  • noun English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
    John Locke.

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german

  • noun a person of German nationality
  • noun the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
    German language; High German.

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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anglicization

  • noun the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
    Anglicisation.

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crazy

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

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performer

  • noun an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
    performing artist.

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black_vernacular_english

  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; Black Vernacular; African American English; AAVE; Ebonics; Black English.

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federal

  • noun a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
    Union soldier; Federal soldier.
  • noun any federal law-enforcement officer
    Fed; federal official.

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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romanticist

  • noun someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
    sentimentalist.
  • noun an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    romantic.

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dutch

  • noun the people of the Netherlands
    Dutch people.
    • the Dutch are famous for their tulips
  • noun the West Germanic language of the Netherlands

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robin_hood

  • noun legendary English outlaw of the 12th century; said to have robbed the rich to help the poor

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dog_sled

  • noun a sled pulled by dogs
    dogsled; dog sleigh.

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day_game

  • noun a game played in daylight

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ambush

  • noun the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    lying in wait; ambuscade; trap.
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    scupper; lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; waylay; ambuscade.

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deer_hunt

  • noun hunting deer
    deer hunting.

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on_the_go

  • adjective satellite (of a person) very busy and active
    • is always on the go

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quoits

  • noun a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
    horseshoes.
  • noun game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits
    quoit.

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germanic

  • noun a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
    Germanic language.
  • adjective of or relating to the language of Germans
    • the Germanic sound shifts

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professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

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piaffe

  • noun a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot

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dive

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

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anglicism

An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English. Dryden.

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orient

  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    eastern hemisphere.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    East.

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anglicise

  • verb make English in appearance
    anglicize.
    • She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London

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black_vernacular

  • noun a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
    Black Vernacular English; Black English Vernacular; African American Vernacular English; African American English; AAVE; Ebonics; Black English.

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ratchet_wheel

  • noun toothed wheel held in place by a pawl or detent and turned by a lever

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noun

  • noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
  • noun the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

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rumania

  • noun a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
    Romania; Roumania.

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tailor

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    seamster; sartor.
  • verb adjust to a specific need or market
    orient.
    • a magazine oriented towards young people
    • tailor your needs to your surroundings

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sinology

  • noun the study of Chinese history and language and culture

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barn

  • noun an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  • noun (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
    b.

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racing_skate

  • noun an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing
    speed skate.

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course

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

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brail

  • noun a small net used to draw fish into a boat
  • noun a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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republic_of_bosnia_and_herzegovina

  • noun a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims
    Bosna i Hercegovina; Bosnia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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trifle

  • noun a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    technicality; triviality.

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speed_skating

  • noun competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)
  • verb race on skates
    speed skate.

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non

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

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ball_carrier

  • noun (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
    runner.

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rogers

  • noun United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935)
    Will Rogers; William Penn Adair Rogers.
  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Ginger Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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super_heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs more than 201 pounds

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