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leap_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; 366 days.

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japan

  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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miocene

  • noun from 25 million to 13 million years ago; appearance of grazing mammals
    Miocene epoch.

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jin

See Jinnee. "Solomon is said to have had power over the jin." Balfour (Cyc. of India).

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whitweek

  • noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days)
    Whitsun; Whitsuntide.

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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four

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

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beaufort_scale

  • noun an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
    wind scale.
  • noun a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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face_time

  • noun work time spent at the location of or in the presence of other people
    • instead of working on the problem at home he devoted face time to it at the office

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • 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 an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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mohs_scale

  • noun a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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three-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    3-hitter.

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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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indiction

  • noun a 15-year cycle used as a chronological unit in ancient Rome and adopted in some medieval kingdoms

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dreadful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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auc

  • noun a terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members
    United Self-Defense Force of Colombia; Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia; United Self-Defense Group of Colombia.
    • the AUC conducted over 800 assassinations in one year

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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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mid-forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    forties.

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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twelvemonth

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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paleozoic

  • noun from 544 million to about 230 million years ago
    Paleozoic era.
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting the Paleozoic era

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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to

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

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millenary

  • noun the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    millennium.
  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millennium.

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procrustean_rule

  • noun a standard that is enforced uniformly without regard to individuality
    procrustean bed; procrustean standard.

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portentous

  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    prodigious.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision
  • adjective satellite ominously prophetic
    foreboding; fateful.

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sovereignty

  • noun government free from external control
  • noun royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
    reign.

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civil_year

  • noun the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
    calendar year.

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retro

  • noun a fashion reminiscent of the past
  • adjective satellite affecting things past
    ex post facto; retroactive.
    • retroactive tax increase
    • an ex-post-facto law
    • retro pay

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division

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

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antediluvian

  • noun any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
    antediluvian patriarch.
  • noun a very old person
    ancient.

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term_of_office

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    incumbency; tenure.

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geology

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

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mid-fifties

  • noun the time of life between 50 and 60
    fifties.

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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early_childhood

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    babyhood; infancy.

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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forties

  • noun the time of life between 40 and 50
    mid-forties.
  • noun the decade from 1940 to 1949
    1940s.

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prognostication

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prodigy; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prediction; foretelling.

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fall

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

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telling

  • noun an act of narration
    recounting; relation.
    • he was the hero according to his own relation
    • his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable
  • noun informing by words
    notification; apprisal.

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slogan

  • noun a favorite saying of a sect or political group
    catchword; motto; shibboleth.

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hitch

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

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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hebdomad

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    week.
    • it rained for a week

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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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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second_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the 13th to the 27th week of gestation

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salad

  • noun food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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lilliputian

  • noun a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
  • noun a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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dry_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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high_season

  • noun the season when travel is most active and rates are highest
    peak season.
    • they traveled to Europe in high season

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canicule

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicular days.

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session

  • noun a meeting for execution of a group's functions
    • it was the opening session of the legislature
  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; school term; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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anal

  • adjective of or related to the anus
    • anal thermometer
  • adjective a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
    anal retentive.

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time_of_life

  • noun a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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basketball_season

  • noun the season when basketball is played

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system

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

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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bimonthly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring twice a month
    semimonthly.
    • a semimonthly publication

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travel_time

  • noun a period of time spent traveling
    • workers were not paid for their travel time between home and factory

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nineties

  • noun the decade from 1890 to 1899
    1890s.
  • noun the decade from 1990 to 1999
    1990s.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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new_phase_of_the_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new moon.

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month_of_sundays

  • noun a time perceived as long
    • I hadn't seen him in a month of Sundays

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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second

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

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press_run

  • noun the period that presses run to produce an issue of a newspaper
    print run.

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3-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    three-hitter.

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imperativeness

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; insistency; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the quality of being insistent
    instancy.
    • he pressed his demand with considerable instancy

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regulus

A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence.

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upper_carboniferous

  • noun from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land
    Pennsylvanian period; Upper Carboniferous period; Pennsylvanian.

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clotting

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

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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life-time

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    lifetime; life; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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index

  • noun a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; indicator; indicant.

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neolithic

  • noun latest part of the Stone Age beginning about 10,000 BC in the Middle East (but later elsewhere)
    New Stone Age; Neolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
    • evidence of neolithic settlements

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technological_revolution

  • noun the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
    Industrial Revolution.

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silurian

  • noun from 425 million to 405 million years ago; first air-breathing animals
    Silurian period.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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novitiate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    noviciate.
  • noun someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
    novice.

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asia

  • noun the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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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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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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indian

Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.

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turnaround

  • noun time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
    turnaround time.
  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    flip-flop; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.

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pliocene_epoch

  • noun from 13 million to 2 million years ago; growth of mountains; cooling of climate; more and larger mammals
    Pliocene.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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musth

  • noun an annual phase of heightened sexual excitement in the males of certain large mammals (especially elephants); is associated with discharge from a gland between the eye and ear
    • the frenzied elephant was in musth

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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cambrian

  • noun from 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates
    Cambrian period.
  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welsh; Welshman; Cymry.

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hadean_aeon

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean; Hadean time; Hadean eon; Priscoan aeon; Priscoan eon.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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exchange

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

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fertile_period

  • noun the time in the menstrual cycle when fertilization is most likely to be possible (7 days before to 7 days after ovulation)
    fertile phase.

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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mid-nineties

  • noun the time of life between 90 and 100
    nineties.

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goldies

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midafternoon

  • noun the middle part of the afternoon

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monetary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    pecuniary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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logarithmic_scale

  • noun scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers

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monetary_system

  • noun anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region
    medium of exchange.

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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twentieth

  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the nineteenth in position
    20th.

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study_hall

  • noun a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
  • noun a classroom reserved for study

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intercalary

  • adjective satellite having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"
    • a leap year is an intercalary year

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seedtime

  • noun any time of new development
  • noun the time during which seeds should be planted

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biweekly

  • noun a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite occurring every two weeks
    fortnightly.

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schooldays

  • noun the time of life when you are going to school
    schooltime.

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eocene_epoch

  • noun from 58 million to 40 million years ago; presence of modern mammals
    Eocene.

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period_piece

  • noun any work of art whose special value lies in its evocation of a historical period

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new_moon

  • noun the time at which the Moon appears as a narrow waxing crescent
    new phase of the moon.

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dry

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

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shibah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shiva; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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golden_oldie

  • noun a song that was formerly popular
    oldie.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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mesozoic

  • noun from 230 million to 63 million years ago
    Age of Reptiles; Mesozoic era.
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting the Mesozoic era

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thirty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
    XXX; 30.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than twenty
    xxx; 30.

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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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catnap

  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    cat sleep; nap; short sleep; snooze; forty winks.
  • verb take a siesta
    nap; catch a wink.
    • She naps everyday after lunch for an hour

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precambrian_aeon

  • noun the eon following the Hadean time and preceding the Phanerozoic eon; from about 3,800 million years ago until 544 million years ago
    Precambrian eon; Precambrian period; Precambrian.

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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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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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cogent

  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; weighty.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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yuga

(Hindoo Cosmog.) Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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regulation_time

  • noun (sports) the normal prescribed duration of a game
    • the game was finished in regulation time

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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numerical

  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    numeric.
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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wild_west

  • noun the western United States during its frontier period

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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holocene_epoch

  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Recent epoch; Recent; Holocene.

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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colloquial

  • adjective satellite characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
    conversational.
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style
    • the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English

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mesolithic_age

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic.

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old_geezer

  • noun an elderly man
    antique; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.

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graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

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fiscal_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    financial year.

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seventies

  • noun the decade from 1970 to 1979
    1970s.
  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    mid-seventies.

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mesolithic

  • noun middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago
    Epipaleolithic; Mesolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to a middle period of the Stone Age (following the paleolithic)

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tiebreaker

  • noun overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer

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sidereal_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one complete revolution around the sun, relative to the fixed stars

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question_time

  • noun a period during a parliamentary session when members of British Parliament may ask questions of the ministers

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staple

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    basic.
  • noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
    staple fiber; staple fibre.
    • staple fibers vary widely in length

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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two-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    2-hitter.

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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sudden_death

  • noun (sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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august

  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.
  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage

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clocking

  • noun the time taken to traverse a measured course
    • it was a world record clocking
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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decennary

  • noun a period of 10 years
    decennium; decade.

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archean_eon

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean; Archeozoic.

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wintertime

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    winter.

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bronze_age

  • noun (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
  • noun (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence

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june

  • noun the month following May and preceding July

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story

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    • he writes stories for the magazines

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aeon

  • noun (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
    eon.
  • noun the longest division of geological time
    eon.

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calculation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.

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oldness

  • noun the opposite of youngness
  • noun the quality of being old; the opposite of newness

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morn

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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widowhood

  • noun the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
  • noun the state of being a widow who has not remarried

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lent

  • noun a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
    Lententide.
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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bimillennium

  • noun the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    bimillenary.
  • noun a span of 2000 years
    bimillenary.

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social_season

  • noun the season for major social events

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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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round-trip_light_time

  • noun the elapsed time it takes for a signal to travel from Earth to a spacecraft (or other body) and back to the starting point
    RTLT.

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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first_trimester

  • noun time period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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humbleness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun a humble feeling
    humility.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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hadean

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean aeon; Hadean time; Hadean eon; Priscoan aeon; Priscoan eon.
  • adjective satellite of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
    Plutonian; Tartarean.

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year_of_grace

  • noun any year of the Christian era

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touchstone

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; standard.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work

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biblical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible
    scriptural.
    • biblical names
    • biblical Hebrew
  • adjective in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people
    • biblical styles in writing
    • a beard of biblical proportions
    • biblical costumes

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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pleistocene_epoch

  • noun from two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution
    Pleistocene; Glacial epoch.

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benchmark

  • noun a standard by which something can be measured or judged
    • his painting sets the benchmark of quality
  • noun a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
    bench mark.

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anno_domini

  • adverb in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    A.D.; AD.
    • in AD 200

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reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

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emigration

  • noun migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
    out-migration; expatriation.

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run-time

  • noun the time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run
  • noun (computer science) the length of time it takes to execute a software program

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second_world_war

  • noun a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
    World War 2; World War II.

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stickball_game

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball.

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paleocene_epoch

  • noun from 63 million to 58 million years ago; appearance of birds and earliest mammals
    Paleocene.

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perfect_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base

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harvest

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    crop.
  • noun the consequence of an effort or activity
    • they gathered a harvest of examples
    • a harvest of love

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graduated_table

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; scale; ordered series.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10

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must

  • noun a necessary or essential thing
    • seat belts are an absolute must
  • noun grape juice before or during fermentation

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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hadean_eon

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean aeon; Hadean; Hadean time; Priscoan aeon; Priscoan eon.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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preponderance

  • noun superiority in power or influence
    • the preponderance of good over evil
    • the preponderance of wealth and power
  • noun a superiority in numbers or amount
    prevalence.
    • a preponderance of evidence against the defendant

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ma

  • noun informal terms for a mother
    mummy; mommy; mammy; mum; momma; mamma; mom; mama.
  • noun a master's degree in arts and sciences
    Artium Magister; AM; Master of Arts.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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half-life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half life.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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hadean_time

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean aeon; Hadean; Hadean eon; Priscoan aeon; Priscoan eon.

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recent_epoch

  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent; Holocene.

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priscoan_aeon

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean aeon; Hadean; Hadean time; Hadean eon; Priscoan eon.

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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triassic

  • noun from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity
    Triassic period.
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting the first period of the Mesozoic era

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have

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

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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carboniferous

  • noun from 345 million to 280 million years ago
    Carboniferous period.
  • adjective of or relating to the Carboniferous geologic era
    • carboniferous rock system

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history

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

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mindedness

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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prehistory

  • noun the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
    prehistoric culture.

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prehistoric

  • adjective satellite belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
    prehistorical.
    • prehistoric settlements
    • prehistoric peoples
  • adjective of or relating to times before written history
    • prehistoric archeology

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cosmological

  • adjective pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe
    cosmogonical; cosmogonic; cosmologic; cosmogenic.
    • cosmologic science
    • cosmological redshift
    • cosmogonic theories of the origin of the universe
  • adjective pertaining to the branch of philosophy dealing with the elements and laws and especially the characteristics of the universe such as space and time and causality
    cosmologic.
    • cosmologic philosophy
    • a cosmological argument is an argument that the universe demands the admission of an adequate external cause which is God

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earnestness

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    seriousness; sincerity.
  • noun the trait of being serious
    seriousness; serious-mindedness; sincerity.
    • a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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one

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

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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pliocene

  • noun from 13 million to 2 million years ago; growth of mountains; cooling of climate; more and larger mammals
    Pliocene epoch.

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phallic_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure
    phallic stage.

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autumn

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    fall.
    • in the fall of 1973

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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rainy_season

  • noun one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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trial_period

  • noun a period of time during which someone or something is tested
    test period.

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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caliphate

  • noun the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community
    • their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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test_period

  • noun a period of time during which someone or something is tested
    trial period.

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five-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    5-hitter.

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condita

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christmas

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Yule; Noel.
  • noun a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
    Dec 25; Christmas Day; Xmas.

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probable_cause

  • noun (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
    • a magistrate determined that there was probable cause to search the house

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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professional_baseball

  • noun playing baseball for money

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gaffer

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; oldtimer.
  • noun an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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postmillennialism

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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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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hockey_season

  • noun the season when hockey is played

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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off-season

  • noun the season when travel is least active and rates are lowest

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sudden

  • adjective happening without warning or in a short space of time
    • a sudden storm
    • a sudden decision
    • a sudden cure

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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sunday

  • noun first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
    Sun; Dominicus; Lord's Day.
  • noun United States evangelist (1862-1935)
    Billy Sunday; William Ashley Sunday.

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sixties

  • noun the decade from 1960 to 1969
    1960s.
  • noun the time of life between 60 and 70
    mid-sixties.

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old_school

  • noun a class of people favoring traditional ideas

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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phanerozoic_eon

  • noun the period from about 5,400 million years ago until the present
    Phanerozoic; Phanerozoic aeon.

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latency_period

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
    latency phase; latency stage.

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afternoon

  • noun the part of the day between noon and evening
    • he spent a quiet afternoon in the park
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good afternoon.

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cretaceous_period

  • noun from 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants
    Cretaceous.

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wind

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

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lactation

  • noun the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    • lactation normally continues until weaning
  • noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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advent

  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    coming.
    • the advent of the computer
  • noun the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

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uptime

  • noun a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use

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islamic

  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Muslim; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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prohibition

  • noun a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
    • in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US
  • noun a decree that prohibits something
    ban; proscription.

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of_import

  • adjective of great significance or value
    important.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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secretory_phase

  • noun the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins
    luteal phase.

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marrow

  • noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
    bone marrow.
  • noun any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
    vegetable marrow; marrow squash.

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archean

  • adjective satellite of or relating to the earliest known rocks formed during the Precambrian Eon
    archaean.
  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archeozoic.

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bloom

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    blooming.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; flower.

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canicular_days

  • noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
    dog days; canicule.

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term_of_enlistment

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    hitch; tour; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.

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glacial_period

  • noun any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
    glacial epoch; ice age.
    • the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene

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natural

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

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omen

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    prognostic; prodigy; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • noun a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
    Sultanate of Oman; Oman; Muscat and Oman.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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light

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

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vitalness

  • noun the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without
    indispensability; indispensableness.
  • noun the quality of being essential to maintain life

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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cosmology

  • noun the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
  • noun the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
    cosmogony; cosmogeny.

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soberness

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    sobriety.
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; gravity; sombreness; somberness.

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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holy_week

  • noun the week before Easter
    Passion Week.

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leisure_time

  • noun time available for ease and relaxation
    leisure.
    • his job left him little leisure

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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lactate

  • noun a salt or ester of lactic acid
  • verb give suck to
    wet-nurse; suckle; breastfeed; give suck; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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eventide

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

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half_life

  • noun the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
    half-life.

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baroque_era

  • noun the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
    Baroque; Baroque period.

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regnal

Of or pertaining to the reign of a monarch; as, regnal years.

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blue_moon

  • noun a long time
    • something that happens once in blue moon almost never happens

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archeozoic

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean.
  • adjective satellite of or belonging to earlier of two divisions of the Precambrian era
    archaeozoic.
    • archeozoic life forms

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new_deal

  • noun the economic policy of F. D. Roosevelt
  • noun the historic period (1933-1940) in the United States during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented

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yule

  • noun period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
    Yuletide; Christmastide; Christmastime; Noel; Christmas.

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366_days

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; bissextile year; leap year.

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palaeolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Paleolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    paleolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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jurassic

  • noun from 190 million to 135 million years ago; dinosaurs; conifers
    Jurassic period.
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting the second period of the Mesozoic era

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noteworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    notable.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    remarkable.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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essence

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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residence

  • noun any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
    abode.
    • a person can have several residences
  • noun the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
    • he refused to live in the governor's residence

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years

  • noun a late time of life
    geezerhood; age; old age; eld.
    • old age is not for sissies
    • he's showing his years
    • age hasn't slowed him down at all
    • a beard white with eld
    • on the brink of geezerhood
  • noun a prolonged period of time
    age; long time.
    • we've known each other for ages
    • I haven't been there for years and years

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academic_session

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    school term; session; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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existence

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; beingness.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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adolescence

  • noun the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
  • noun in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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culmination

  • noun a final climactic stage
    apogee.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

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wet-nurse

  • noun a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    wetnurse; wet nurse; amah.
  • verb give suck to
    suckle; breastfeed; give suck; lactate; suck; nurse.
    • The wetnurse suckled the infant
    • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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march

  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    Mar.
  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    marching.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching

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yr

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    twelvemonth; year.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920

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zhou

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty; Chow.

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middle_paleolithic

  • noun the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC

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postromantic

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ordovician_period

  • noun from 500 million to 425 million years ago; conodonts and ostracods and algae and seaweeds
    Ordovician.

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prodigy

  • noun an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
    • she is a chess prodigy
  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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archaeozoic_aeon

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archean eon; Archaeozoic; Archean; Archeozoic.

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absence

  • noun the state of being absent
    • he was surprised by the absence of any explanation
  • noun failure to be present

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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lustrum

  • noun a period of five years
  • noun a ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census

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impressiveness

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    magnificence; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind

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criterion

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

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bout

  • noun (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
    turn; round.
  • noun a period of illness
    • a bout of fever
    • a bout of depression

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holiday

  • noun leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    vacation.
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
    • we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico
  • noun a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    • no mail is delivered on federal holidays
    • it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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apogee

  • noun a final climactic stage
    culmination.
    • their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • noun apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

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long_time

  • noun a prolonged period of time
    age; years.
    • we've known each other for ages
    • I haven't been there for years and years

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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evening

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; eventide; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • noun a later concluding time period
    • it was the evening of the Roman Empire

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equinoctial

  • noun the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
    celestial equator; equinoctial line; equinoctial circle.
  • adjective relating to the vicinity of the equator

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orthodox

  • adjective adhering to what is commonly accepted
    • an orthodox view of the world
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
    Jewish-Orthodox.
    • Orthodox Judaism

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lower_carboniferous

  • noun from 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects
    Missippian period; Mississippian; Lower Carboniferous period.

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term_of_a_contract

  • noun the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
    lease.

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mid-seventies

  • noun the time of life between 70 and 80
    seventies.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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momentous

  • adjective satellite of very great significance
    • deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision
    • a momentous event

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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yuga

(Hindoo Cosmog.) Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.

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adulthood

  • noun the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
    maturity.
  • noun the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity

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noviciate

  • noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)
    novitiate.

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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legendary

  • adjective satellite so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    • the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
  • adjective satellite celebrated in fable or legend
    fabled.
    • the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    • legendary exploits of Jesse James

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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jesus

The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation. Luke i. 31.
Thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins. Matt. i. 21.
✍The form Jesu is often used, esp. in the vocative.
Jesu, do thou my soul receive. Keble.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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urbe

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evidentiary

  • adjective pertaining to or constituting evidence
    • evidentiary technique
    • an evidentiary fact
  • adjective satellite serving as or based on evidence
    evidential.
    • evidential signs of a forced entry
    • its evidentiary value

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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historicalness

  • noun the state of having in fact existed in the past
  • noun significance owing to its history

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hereafter

  • noun life after death
    afterlife.
  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; future; futurity.

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no-hit_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hitter.

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profound

  • adjective showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • the differences are profound
    • a profound insight
    • a profound book
    • a profound mind
    • profound contempt
    • profound regret
  • adjective satellite of the greatest intensity; complete
    • a profound silence
    • a state of profound shock

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neonatal_period

  • noun the first 28 days of life

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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mesozoic_era

  • noun from 230 million to 63 million years ago
    Age of Reptiles; Mesozoic.

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paleolithic

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Paleolithic Age; Palaeolithic.
  • adjective of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)
    palaeolithic.
    • paleolithic artifacts

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devonian_period

  • noun from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
    Age of Fishes; Devonian.

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magnitude

  • noun the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
    • they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion
    • about the magnitude of a small pea
  • noun a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
    order of magnitude.

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saltopus

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tertiary_period

  • noun from 63 million to 2 million years ago
    Tertiary.

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sheepshearing

  • noun the time or season when sheep are sheared
  • noun a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

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earned

  • adjective gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action
    • a well-earned reputation for honesty
    • earned income
    • an earned run in baseball
  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    earn; bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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age_of_fishes

  • noun from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
    Devonian period; Devonian.

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shaking

  • noun the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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one-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    1-hitter.

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heavy

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

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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generation

  • noun all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
    coevals; contemporaries.
  • noun group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

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probate_will

  • noun a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
    probate.

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hard

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

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calendar_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    civil day.

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modern_era

  • noun the present or recent times

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wage_schedule

  • noun a schedule of wages paid for different jobs
    wage scale.

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forenoon

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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church_year

  • noun the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
    Christian year.

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puerperium

  • noun time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
    • a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium

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actium

  • noun an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
  • noun the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

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fortnight

  • noun a period of fourteen consecutive days
    two weeks.
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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shelf_life

  • noun the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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disco

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

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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clotting_time

  • noun the time it takes for a sample of blood to clot; used to diagnose some clotting disorders

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rainy_day

  • noun a (future) time of financial need
    • I am saving for a rainy day

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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prognostic

  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prodigy; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle
  • adjective satellite of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
    prognosticative; predictive.

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civil_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    calendar day.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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standard_of_measurement

  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    gauge.

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morning_time

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    forenoon; morn; morning.
    • I spent the morning running errands

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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oral_phase

  • noun (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and biting
    oral stage.

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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renaissance

  • noun the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
    Renascence.
  • noun the revival of learning and culture
    rebirth; Renascence.

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millennium

  • noun a span of 1000 years
    millenary.
  • noun (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness

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teens

  • noun the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
  • noun all the numbers that end in -teen

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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financial_year

  • noun any accounting period of 12 months
    fiscal year.

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weeknight

  • noun any night of the week except Saturday or Sunday

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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diakinesis

  • noun the final stage of the prophase of meiosis

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glacial_epoch

  • noun any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
    glacial period; ice age.
    • the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene
  • noun from two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution
    Pleistocene; Pleistocene epoch.

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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longueur

  • noun a period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)

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kip

  • noun sleep
    • roused him from his kip
  • noun the basic unit of money in Laos

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cambrian_period

  • noun from 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates
    Cambrian.

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sobriety

  • noun the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
    soberness.
  • noun moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs
    dryness.

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frank

  • noun a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    dog; hot dog; wiener; wienerwurst; frankfurter; weenie; hotdog.
  • noun a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

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little

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

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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standard

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

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time_off

  • noun a time period when you are not required to work
    • he requested time off to attend his grandmother's funeral

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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long_haul

  • noun a journey over a long distance
    • it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles
  • noun a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out
    long run.
    • in the long run we will win
    • in the long run we will all be dead
    • he performed well over the long haul

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exhibition_season

  • noun the time before the regular games begin when football or baseball teams play practice games

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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evidential

  • adjective satellite serving as or based on evidence
    evidentiary.
    • evidential signs of a forced entry
    • its evidentiary value

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spare_time

  • noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
    free time.
  • noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
    free time.

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eolithic

  • noun the earliest part of the Stone Age marked by the earliest signs of human culture
    Eolithic Age.
  • adjective of or relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age (characterized by the use of eoliths)

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age-old

  • adjective satellite belonging to or lasting from times long ago
    antique.
    • age-old customs
    • the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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paleozoic_era

  • noun from 544 million to about 230 million years ago
    Paleozoic.

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isidore

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italian_renaissance

  • noun the early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance

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september

  • noun the month following August and preceding October
    Sept; Sep.

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prophet

  • noun an authoritative person who divines the future
    oracle; vaticinator; seer; prophesier.
  • noun someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God

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script

  • noun a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    playscript; book.
  • noun something written by hand
    handwriting; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible

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days

  • noun the time during which someone's life continues
    years.
    • the monarch's last days
    • in his final years
  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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british

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

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pseudomedieval

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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incarnation

  • noun a new personification of a familiar idea
    embodiment; avatar.
    • the embodiment of hope
    • the incarnation of evil
    • the very avatar of cunning
  • noun (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ

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daisy

  • noun any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

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consequence

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
    aftermath.

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erathem

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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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childhood

  • noun the time of person's life when they are a child
  • noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence
    puerility.

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depression

  • noun a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    slump; economic crisis.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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field_day

  • noun (military) a day for military exercises and display
  • noun a day for outdoor athletic competition

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permian

  • noun from 280 million to 230 million years ago; reptiles
    Permian period.

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usance

  • noun the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • noun (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    use of goods and services; use; economic consumption; consumption.
    • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

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kernel

  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    meat.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell
  • noun a single whole grain of a cereal
    • a kernel of corn

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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archean_eon

  • noun the time from 3,800 million years to 2,500 million years ago; earth's crust formed; unicellular organisms are earliest forms of life
    Archeozoic eon; Archean aeon; Archaeozoic aeon; Archaeozoic; Archean; Archeozoic.

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euchronia

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great_depression

  • noun the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  • noun a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
    Depression.

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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bonnet

  • noun a hat tied under the chin
    poke bonnet.
  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    cowling; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

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muhammad

  • noun leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)
    Elijah Muhammad.
  • noun the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
    Mohammad; Mohammed; Mahomet; Mahound.

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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leave_of_absence

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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peak_season

  • noun the season when travel is most active and rates are highest
    high season.
    • they traveled to Europe in high season

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probation

  • noun a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
  • noun a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself

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phase_of_cell_division

  • noun a stage in meiosis or mitosis

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wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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coetaneous

  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; contemporaneous.

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silly_season

  • noun a time usually late summer characterized by exaggerated news stories about frivolous matters for want of real news

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1-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    one-hitter.

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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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thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; mid-thirties.
  • noun the decade from 1930 to 1939
    1930s.

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roman_times

  • noun the time period during which Rome dominated Europe

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monday

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon.

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overtime

  • noun work done in addition to regular working hours
  • noun playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    extra time.

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blossom

  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    flower; bloom.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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meaningful

  • adjective having a meaning or purpose
    • a meaningful explanation
    • a meaningful discussion
    • a meaningful pause

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elizabethan

Pertaining to Queen Elizabeth or her times, esp. to the architecture or literature of her reign; as, the Elizabethan writers, drama, literature. -- n. One who lived in England in the time of Queen Elizabeth. Lowell.

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infancy

  • noun the early stage of growth or development
    early childhood; babyhood.
  • noun the earliest state of immaturity
    babyhood.

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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big_deal

  • noun an important influential person
    big cheese; big gun; big fish; big shot; big wheel; head honcho; big enchilada.
    • he thinks he's a big shot
    • she's a big deal in local politics
    • the Qaeda commander is a very big fish
  • noun anything of great importance or consequence

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potty

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; can; pot.
  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    chamberpot; thunder mug.

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flimsy

  • noun a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies
    onionskin.
  • adjective satellite lacking solidity or strength
    • a flimsy table
    • flimsy construction

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twenties

  • noun the time of life between 20 and 30
    mid-twenties.
  • noun the decade from 1920 to 1929
    1920s.

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draft

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

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four-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    4-hitter.

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time

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

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paleolithic_age

  • noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC
    Palaeolithic; Paleolithic.

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master

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

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old-timer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; gaffer; oldtimer.

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holocene

  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Recent.

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genesis

  • noun a coming into being
    generation.
  • noun the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
    Book of Genesis.

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priscoan_eon

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Priscoan; Hadean aeon; Hadean; Hadean time; Hadean eon; Priscoan aeon.

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lease

  • noun property that is leased or rented out or let
    letting; rental.
  • noun a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment

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priscoan

  • noun the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
    Hadean aeon; Hadean; Hadean time; Hadean eon; Priscoan aeon; Priscoan eon.

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earthshaking

  • adjective satellite loud enough to shake the very earth
  • adjective satellite sufficiently significant to affect the whole world
    world-shattering; world-shaking.
    • earthshaking proposals
    • the contest was no world-shaking affair
    • the conversation...could hardly be called world-shattering

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pennsylvanian_period

  • noun from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land
    Upper Carboniferous period; Upper Carboniferous; Pennsylvanian.

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cenozoic_era

  • noun approximately the last 63 million years
    Cenozoic; Age of Mammals.

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air_alert

  • noun the time period during which military and civilian agencies are prepared for an enemy air attack
  • noun the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation
    • aircraft in the Mideast are on air alert

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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proterozoic_eon

  • noun from 2,500 to 544 million years ago; bacteria and fungi; primitive multicellular organisms
    Proterozoic aeon; Proterozoic.

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universe

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    creation; macrocosm; existence; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    population.
    • it is an estimate of the mean of the population

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phase_of_the_moon

  • noun a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance

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solar_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; astronomical year; equinoctial year.

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lower_paleolithic

  • noun the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago

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geological_period

  • noun a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
    period.
    • ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods

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safe_period

  • noun that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)

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sincerity

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; seriousness.
  • noun the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    • his sincerity inspired belief
    • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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they

The plural of he, she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.
Jolif and glad they went unto here [their] rest And casten hem [them] full early for to sail. Chaucer.
They of Italy salute you. Heb. xiii. 24.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness. Matt. v. 6.
They is used indefinitely, as our ancestors used man, and as the French use on; as, they say (French on dit), that is, it is said by persons not specified.

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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mid-thirties

  • noun the time of life between 30 and 40
    thirty-something; thirties.

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school_term

  • noun the time during which a school holds classes
    academic session; session; academic term.
    • they had to shorten the school term

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impractical

  • adjective not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters
    • refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense
    • he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work
    • an impractical solution
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; windy; visionary; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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tropical_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    astronomical year; equinoctial year; solar year.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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zygotene

  • noun the second stage of the prophase of meiosis

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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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precambrian_period

  • noun the eon following the Hadean time and preceding the Phanerozoic eon; from about 3,800 million years ago until 544 million years ago
    Precambrian eon; Precambrian aeon; Precambrian.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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local_government

  • noun the government of a local area

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youth

  • noun a young person (especially a young man or boy)
    young person; spring chicken; younker.
  • noun young people collectively
    young.
    • rock music appeals to the young
    • youth everywhere rises in revolt

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matter

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

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victorian

  • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
    puritanical; prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
    • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts
  • noun a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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death_knell

  • noun an omen of death or destruction
  • noun a bell rung to announce a death
    death bell.

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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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lunar_time_period

  • noun there are usually two high and two low tides each day
    tide.

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purposefulness

  • noun the quality of having a definite purpose
    sense of purpose.

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insignificance

  • noun the quality of having little or no significance

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beauty_sleep

  • noun sleep before midnight

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tertiary

  • noun from 63 million to 2 million years ago
    Tertiary period.
  • adjective satellite coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    3rd; third.

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baseball_game

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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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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incubation_period

  • noun the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease

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fashion

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun characteristic or habitual practice

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church_festival

  • noun a festival having religious significance
    religious festival.

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bissextile_year

  • noun in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
    intercalary year; 366 days; leap year.

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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honeymoon

  • noun a holiday taken by a newly married couple
  • noun the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political

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modern

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

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temperature

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

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academic_year

  • noun the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
    school year.

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day_off

  • noun a day when you are not required to work
    • Thursday is his day off

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seville

  • noun a city in southwestern Spain; a major port and cultural center; the capital of bullfighting in Spain
    Sevilla.

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tide

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

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technological

  • adjective satellite based in scientific and industrial progress
    • a technological civilization
  • adjective of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
    technical.
    • technical college
    • technological development

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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5-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    five-hitter.

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time_frame

  • noun a time period during which something occurs or is expected to occur
    • an agreement can be reached in a reasonably short time frame

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reconditeness

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
    abstruseness; obscureness; obscurity.

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turn

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

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eocene

  • noun from 58 million to 40 million years ago; presence of modern mammals
    Eocene epoch.

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y2k

  • noun the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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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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something

Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. Shak.
The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. Pope.
Something attemped, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Longfellow.

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astronomical_year

  • noun the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes
    tropical year; equinoctial year; solar year.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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full_moon

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full-of-the-moon; full; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full

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rent

  • noun a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    tear; split; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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sinatra

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
    Francis Albert Sinatra; Frank Sinatra.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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take

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

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season

  • noun a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field
    • he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company
    • she always looked forward to the avocado season
  • noun one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    time of year.
    • the regular sequence of the seasons

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