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wrestle

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestling; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • verb combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force
    • He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority

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dance

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

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undulate

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

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chris_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert.

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climb_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on.
    • mount a horse

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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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commute

  • noun a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work
    • there is standing room only on the high-speed commute
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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pronation

  • noun rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downward

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knock_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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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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gyration

  • noun a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
    rotation; revolution.
    • the plane made three rotations before it crashed
    • the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year
  • noun the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
    whirling.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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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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pancake_turner

  • noun turner for serving or turning pancakes

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desynchronize

  • verb cause to become desynchronized; cause to occur at unrelated times
    desynchronise.

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presentation

  • noun the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
    • she gave the trophy but he made the presentation
  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    demonstration; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration

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turnabout

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; change of mind; reversal.
  • noun turning in the opposite direction
    reversion; turnaround; reverse; reversal.

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fly

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

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swivel

  • noun a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
  • verb turn on a pivot
    pivot.

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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ladle

  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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gravitate

  • verb move toward
    • The conversation gravitated towards politics
  • verb be attracted to
    • Boys gravitate towards girls at that age

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song

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

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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bustle

  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; flurry; ado; stir; hustle.
  • noun a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt

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rotary_motion

  • noun the act of rotating as if on an axis
    rotation.
    • the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

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abduction

  • noun the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
  • noun (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

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evert

  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    • evert the eyelid
  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.

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attitudinize

  • verb assume certain affected attitudes
    attitudinise.

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arrange

  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
  • verb make arrangements for
    fix up.
    • Can you arrange a meeting with the President?

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din

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

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snuggle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; cuddle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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unhallow

  • verb remove the consecration from a person or an object
    deconsecrate; desecrate.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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reciprocation

  • noun the act of making or doing something in return
  • noun alternating back-and-forth movement

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hustle

  • noun a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    bunko; bunco game; bunko game; sting; flimflam; con game; confidence game; gyp; bunco; confidence trick; con.
  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; flurry; bustle; ado; stir.

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stratify

  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society
  • verb form layers or strata
    • The rock stratifies

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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flick

  • noun a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    • he gave it a flick with his finger
    • he felt the flick of a whip
  • noun a short stroke

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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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billie_jean_moffitt_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    Billie Jean King; King.

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sit_down

  • verb take a seat
    sit.
  • verb show to a seat; assign a seat for
    sit; seat.
    • The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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agitate

  • verb try to stir up public opinion
    stir up; foment.
  • verb cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    commove; turn on; excite; charge up; charge; rouse.
    • The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

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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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jump

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

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go

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

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straddle

  • noun a noncommittal or equivocal position
  • noun a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars

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click

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

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quicken

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; accelerate.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb make keen or more acute
    whet.
    • whet my appetite

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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everting

  • noun the act of turning inside out
    inversion; eversion.
  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    evert.
    • evert the eyelid

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get_down

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

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convulse

  • verb make someone convulse with laughter
    • The comedian convulsed the crowd
  • verb be overcome with laughter

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putter_around

  • verb move around aimlessly
    putter; potter; potter around.

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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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stoop

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

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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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adduction

  • noun (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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set_down

  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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falsify

  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; distort; garble.
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; fudge; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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movement

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

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body

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

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turmoil

  • noun a violent disturbance
    upheaval; convulsion.
    • the convulsions of the stock market
  • noun violent agitation
    tumult.

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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crouch

  • noun the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
  • verb bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    stoop; bend; bow.
    • he crouched down
    • She bowed before the Queen
    • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

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avert

  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; debar; avoid; deflect; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike
  • verb turn away or aside
    turn away.
    • They averted their eyes when the King entered

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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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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chris_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert.

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involuntarily

  • adverb against your will
    • he was involuntarily held against his will

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modify

  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage
  • verb add a modifier to a constituent
    qualify.

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metamorphose

  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transfigure; transmogrify.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection
  • verb change in outward structure or looks
    transmute; transform.
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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undo

  • verb cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
    • I wish I could undo my actions
  • verb deprive of certain characteristics
    unmake.

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pancake

  • noun a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
    flapjack; flannel-cake; hot cake; hotcake; griddlecake; flapcake; battercake; flannel cake.

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english

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

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transfigure

  • verb elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    glorify; spiritualize.
  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transmogrify; metamorphose.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

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retroflexion

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroversion; retroflection.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
    retroflection.

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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eurythmy

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

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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bob

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

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pillow

  • noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person
  • verb rest on or as if on a pillow
    rest.
    • pillow your head

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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welter

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle; jumble.
  • verb toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
    • The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours

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fetal_movement

  • noun motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
    foetal movement.

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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saccade

  • noun a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; jerk.

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duck

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

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gesticulate

  • verb show, express or direct through movement
    motion; gesture.
    • He gestured his desire to leave

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rodney_george_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Laver; Rod Laver.

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blank_space

  • noun a blank area
    place; space.
    • write your name in the space provided

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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eye

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

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quivering

  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  • noun the act of vibrating
    quiver; vibration.

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arms

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

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pigeonhole

  • noun a specific (often simplistic) category
  • noun a small compartment
    cubbyhole.

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throw

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

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take_up

  • verb pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
  • verb adopt
    fasten on; hook on; seize on; latch on.
    • take up new ideas

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bustle_about

  • verb move or cause to move energetically or busily
    hustle; bustle.
    • The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance

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eurhythmics

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

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spread_out

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
    string out.
    • the houses were strung out in a long row

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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cram

  • verb crowd or pack to capacity
    wad; ram; jampack; jam; chock up.
    • the theater was jampacked
  • verb put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
    • cram books into the suitcase

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tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Big Bill Tilden.

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swoop

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

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Arthur Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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swing_out

  • verb make a big sweeping gesture or movement
    sweep; swing.

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whirling

  • noun the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
    gyration.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    swirl; whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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disruption

  • noun an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    break; interruption; gap.
    • it was presented without commercial breaks
    • there was a gap in his account
  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; commotion; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

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reversible

  • noun a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  • adjective capable of reversing or being reversed
    • reversible hypertension

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little_mo_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Maureen Catherine Connolly.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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hurl

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

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deflect

  • verb prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
    stave off; avert; debar; avoid; obviate; head off; forefend; fend off; ward off; forfend.
    • Let's avoid a confrontation
    • head off a confrontation
    • avert a strike
  • verb turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
    bend; turn away.

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moil

  • verb work hard
    travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; toil; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long
  • verb be agitated
    churn; roil; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm

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player

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

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jab

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; jabbing; thrust.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • noun a quick short straight punch

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move_reflexively

  • verb move in an uncontrolled manner
    move involuntarily.

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get_out

  • verb move out of or depart from
    leave; go out; exit.
    • leave the room
    • the fugitive has left the country
  • verb take out of a container or enclosed space
    bring out.
    • Get out your best dress--we are going to a party!

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cut_to

  • verb move to another scene when filming
    • The camera cut to the sky

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install

  • verb set up for use
    instal; set up; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    instal.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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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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wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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closing

  • noun the act of closing something
    shutting.
  • noun the last section of a communication
    close; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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coffin

  • noun box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
    casket.
  • verb place into a coffin
    • her body was coffined

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streak

  • noun an unbroken series of events
    run.
    • had a streak of bad luck
    • Nicklaus had a run of birdies
  • noun a distinctive characteristic
    • he has a stubborn streak
    • a streak of wildness

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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give

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

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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mayhem

  • noun the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
  • noun violent and needless disturbance
    havoc.

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stroke

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

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hullabaloo

  • noun disturbance usually in protest
    excitement; turmoil; upheaval; agitation.

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posing

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    sitting.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • verb introduce
    pose; present.
    • This poses an interesting question

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bend

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

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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quail

  • noun flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
  • noun small gallinaceous game birds

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mill_around

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb move about in a confused manner
    mill; mill about.

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prostration

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    collapse.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

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lay_over

  • verb interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
    stop over.
    • We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil
  • verb place on top of
    superimpose; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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turn_turtle

  • verb overturn accidentally
    turtle; capsize.
    • Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!

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connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; James Scott Connors.

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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sitting

  • noun (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
    posing.
    • he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
    • he read the mystery at one sitting

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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nystagmus

  • noun involuntary movements of the eyeballs; its presence or absence is used to diagnose a variety of neurological and visual disorders

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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hop

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

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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john_donald_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; Don Budge.

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christine_marie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.

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spot

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

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about_turn

  • noun act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
    about-face.

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hit_the_deck

  • verb fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger
    hit the dirt.
    • The soldiers hit the dirt when they heard gunfire

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connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Maureen Catherine Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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waver

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

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coming

  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    approach; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese
  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    advent.
    • the advent of the computer

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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prepose

  • verb place before another constituent in the sentence; Japanese postposes them"
    • English preposes the adpositions

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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palpitate

  • verb cause to throb or beat rapidly
    • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
  • verb shake with fast, tremulous movements
    quiver; quake.
    • His nostrils palpitated

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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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jump_off

  • verb set off quickly, usually with success
    • The freshman jumped off to a good start in his math class
  • verb jump down from an elevated point
    jump; leap.
    • the parachutist didn't want to jump
    • every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge
    • the widow leapt into the funeral pyre

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stick_in

  • verb insert casually
    insert; sneak in; slip in.
    • She slipped in a reference to her own work
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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budge

  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat
  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.

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stand_up

  • verb rise to one's feet
    get up; rise; uprise; arise.
    • The audience got up and applauded
  • verb refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

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wriggling

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    writhing; wriggly; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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underlay

  • noun a pad placed under a carpet
    carpet pad; underlayment; rug pad.
  • verb raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
    • underlay the plate

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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eversive

Tending to evert or overthrow; subversive; with of.
A maxim eversive . . . of all justice and morality. Geddes.

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turn_the_tables

  • verb cause a complete reversal of the circumstances
    turn the tide.
    • The tables are turned now that the Republicans are in power!

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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gesture

  • noun motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    motion.

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foetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    fetal.
    • fetal development

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sprawling

  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawl.
  • verb sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
    sprawl.

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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deck

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

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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course

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

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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dawdle

  • verb take one's time; proceed slowly
    linger.
  • verb waste time
    dally.
    • Get busy--don't dally!

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enclose

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house
  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    hold in; confine.

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billie_jean_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    King; Billie Jean Moffitt King.

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pitch

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

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hop_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    get on; mount; mount up; bestride; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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put_in

  • verb introduce
    insert; stick in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here
  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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eye_movement

  • noun the movement of the eyes

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shudder

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
    tremor.

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squatting

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squat.
  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels
    squat.

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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thump

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

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deconsecrate

  • verb remove the consecration from a person or an object
    unhallow; desecrate.

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waggle

  • noun causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    wag; shake.
  • verb move from side to side
    wag.
    • The happy dog wagged his tail

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.
  • noun United States evangelist (1837-1899)
    Dwight Lyman Moody.

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lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Ivan Lendl.

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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ballet_position

  • noun classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet

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imbricate

  • verb place so as to overlap
    • imbricate the roof tiles
  • verb overlap
    • The roof tiles imbricate

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crash

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

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key_stroke

  • noun the stroke of a key; one depression of a key on a keyboard
    keystroke.
    • the number of keystrokes was used as a measure of work

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fling

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

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food

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

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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martina_navratilova

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)
    Navratilova.

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disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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don_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; John Donald Budge.

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supination

  • noun rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward

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rotation

  • noun the act of rotating as if on an axis
    rotary motion.
    • the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music
  • noun (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

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trip_the_light_fantastic

  • verb move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
    dance; trip the light fantastic toe.
    • My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio

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inversion

  • noun the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer
  • noun abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

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drop

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

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revert

  • verb go back to a previous state
    retrovert; return; turn back; regress.
    • We reverted to the old rules
  • verb undergo reversion, as in a mutation

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shelve

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; put over; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb place on a shelf
    • shelve books

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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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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hit_the_dirt

  • verb fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger
    hit the deck.
    • The soldiers hit the dirt when they heard gunfire

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turtle

  • noun a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
    turtleneck; polo-neck.
  • noun any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming

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turn_around

  • noun turning in an opposite direction or position
    reversal.
    • the reversal of the image in the lens
  • verb turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically
    swing about; swing around.
    • He turned around to face his opponent
    • My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake

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fish

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

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seesaw

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    teeter-totter; teetertotter.

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circumduction

  • noun a circular movement of a limb or eye

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wade

  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond
  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.

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inverter

  • noun an electrical converter that converts direct current into alternating current

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heave

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

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slew

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

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out

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

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trench

  • noun a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    oceanic abyss; deep.

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professional_tennis_player

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    tennis pro.

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go_around

  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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reversion

  • noun (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)
  • noun (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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settle_down

  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle.
    • dust settled on the roofs
  • verb become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    settle; root; take root; steady down.
    • He finally settled down

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turn_back

  • verb retrace one's course
    double back; backtrack.
    • The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back
  • verb go back to a previous state
    retrovert; return; revert; regress.
    • We reverted to the old rules

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forth

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

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correct

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

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outburst

  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; gush; blowup.
  • noun a sudden intense happening
    flare-up; burst.
    • an outburst of heavy rain
    • a burst of lightning

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swing_around

  • verb turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically
    turn around; swing about.
    • He turned around to face his opponent
    • My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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recline

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    lean back.
  • verb cause to recline
    • She reclined her head on the pillow

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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hunker_down

  • verb sit on one's heels
    scrunch; crouch; hunker; squat; scrunch up.
    • In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting
    • The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm
  • verb take shelter
    • During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut

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meduza

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margaret_court

  • noun Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    Court.

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scrunch

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

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intersperse

  • verb place at intervals in or among
    • intersperse exclamation marks in the text
  • verb introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
    interlard.

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furore

  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; cult; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season
  • noun a sudden outburst (as of protest)
    furor.

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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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superimpose

  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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turn_on

  • verb cause to operate by flipping a switch
    switch on.
    • switch on the light
    • turn on the stereo
  • verb be contingent on
    hinge upon; depend on; devolve on; ride; hinge on; depend upon.
    • The outcomes rides on the results of the election
    • Your grade will depends on your homework

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carnival

  • noun a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
  • noun a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
    circus.
    • it was so funny it was a circus
    • the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere

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monica_seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Seles.

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writhing

  • adjective satellite moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion
    wriggling; wriggly; wiggly.
    • wiggly worms
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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overthrow

  • noun the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    upset; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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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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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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corkscrew

  • noun a bottle opener that pulls corks
    bottle screw.
  • verb move in a spiral or zigzag course
    spiral.

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locating

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; location; position.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    localisation; fix; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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feed

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

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adduct

  • noun a compound formed by an addition reaction
  • verb draw a limb towards the body
    • adduct the thigh muscle

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helen_wills_moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills; Moody.

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ruction

  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus.

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potter

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

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misplace

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    mislay; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    • misplaced modifiers

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maureen_catherine_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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draw_in

  • verb pull inward or towards a center
    retract.
    • The pilot drew in the landing gear
    • The cat retracted his claws
  • verb direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    pull; pull in; attract; draw.
    • Her good looks attract the stares of many men
    • The ad pulled in many potential customers
    • This pianist pulls huge crowds
    • The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers

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blank

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

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body_english

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

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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fill_up

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

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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perturbation

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    disturbance; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly

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roll_over

  • verb make a rolling motion or turn
    • The dog rolled over
  • verb negociate to repay a loan at a later date for an additional fee
    • roll over a loan

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vibrate

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

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sidle

  • verb move unobtrusively or furtively
    • The young man began to sidle near the pretty girl sitting on the log
  • verb move sideways
    sashay.

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trend

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

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flip-flop

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.
  • noun a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    thong.

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motility

  • noun ability to move spontaneously and independently
  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; movement.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility

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circumvolve

  • verb cause to turn on an axis or center
    rotate.
    • Rotate the handle

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scrimmage

  • noun (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
  • noun a noisy riotous fight
    melee; battle royal.

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furor

  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; cult; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season
  • noun a sudden outburst (as of protest)
    furore.

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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starfish

  • noun echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk
    sea star.

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writhe

  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; worm; wriggle; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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thresh

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; jactitate; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • verb move like a flail; thresh about
    flail.
    • Her arms were flailing

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fidget

  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    fidgetiness; restlessness.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness
  • verb move restlessly
    • The child is always fidgeting in his seat

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retraction

  • noun a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
    recantation; abjuration.
  • noun the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back
    • the retraction of the landing gear
    • retraction of the foreskin

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desynchronise

  • verb cause to become desynchronized; cause to occur at unrelated times
    desynchronize.

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reclining

  • noun the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline; lean back.

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rampage

  • noun violently angry and destructive behavior
    violent disorder.
  • verb act violently, recklessly, or destructively

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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royal

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

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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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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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move_over

  • verb move in order to make room for someone for something
    ease up; give way; yield; give.
    • The park gave way to a supermarket
    • `Move over,' he told the crowd

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pulsate

  • verb expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
    throb; pulse.
    • The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it
  • verb move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    beat; quiver.
    • the city pulsated with music and excitement

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posit

  • noun (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
    postulate.
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    fix; situate; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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disorganisation

  • noun a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted
    disarrangement; disorganization.
  • noun the disturbance of a systematic arrangement causing disorder and confusion
    disorganization.
    • the disorganization of the enemy troops by a flank attack

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give_way

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

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bowl_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb overcome with amazement
    boggle; flabbergast.
    • This boggles the mind!

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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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flitter

  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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swerve

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

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twisting

  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    straining; overrefinement; torture; distortion.
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; spin; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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inside_out

  • adverb with the inside facing outward
    • she turned the shirt inside out
  • adverb thoroughly; from every perspective
    • she knows this town inside out

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ruckus

  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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turn_the_tide

  • verb cause a complete reversal of the circumstances
    turn the tables.
    • The tables are turned now that the Republicans are in power!

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dash

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    elan; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a quick run
    sprint.

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winding

  • noun the act of winding or twisting
    twist; wind.
    • he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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turn_on_a_dime

  • verb have a small turning radius
    • My little subcompact car turns on a dime!

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yaw

  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    swerve.
  • verb be wide open
    yawn; gape.
    • the deep gaping canyon

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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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turner

  • noun a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein
  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.

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churn

  • noun a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    butter churn.
  • verb stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter

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squat

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

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commotion

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

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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move_around

  • verb pass to the other side of
    turn.
    • turn the corner
    • move around the obstacle
  • verb travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
    travel.

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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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attitudinise

  • verb assume certain affected attitudes
    attitudinize.

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divert

  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    deviate.
  • verb send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one

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switching

  • noun the act of changing one thing or position for another
    shift; switch.
    • his switch on abortion cost him the election
  • verb change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
    switch over; switch; exchange.

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fish_slice

  • noun a food turner with a broad blade used for turning or serving fish or other food that is cooked in a frying pan

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scoot

  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud.
    • She dashed into the yard

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oscillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vacillate; vibrate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    vibrate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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hurtle

  • verb move with or as if with a rushing sound
    • The cars hurtled by
  • verb make a thrusting forward movement
    lunge; thrust; hurl.

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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order_arms

  • noun a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command

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reach

  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    range.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire
  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; orbit; range; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power

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siphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    syphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    syphon.

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jactitate

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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splay

  • noun an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  • verb spread open or apart
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table

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althea_gibson

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
    Gibson.

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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fluctuate

  • verb cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    vacillate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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thresh_about

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thrash about; convulse; jactitate; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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ivan_lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Lendl.

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placement

  • noun the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
    arrangement.
    • the arrangement of the furniture
    • the placement of the chairs
  • noun contact established between applicants and prospective employees
    • the agency provided placement services

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strike_out

  • verb remove from a list
    mark; cross out; strike off; cross off.
    • Cross the name of the dead person off the list
  • verb put out or be put out by a strikeout
    • Oral struck out three batters to close the inning

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flop

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

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flow

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

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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mount_up

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; bestride; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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turn_away

  • verb move so as not face somebody or something
  • verb turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
    bend; deflect.

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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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switch_on

  • verb cause to operate by flipping a switch
    turn on.
    • switch on the light
    • turn on the stereo

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thunder

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

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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dwight_filley_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Davis.

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yank

  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open
  • noun an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    Northerner; Yankee.

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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recess

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    deferral.
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; niche.

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lotus

  • noun native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
    Indian lotus; Nelumbo nucifera; sacred lotus.
  • noun annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
    genus Lotus.

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flicker

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; spark.
  • noun North American woodpecker

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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eurythmics

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

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retrovert

  • verb go back to a previous state
    return; turn back; revert; regress.
    • We reverted to the old rules

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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turn_off

  • verb cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
    switch off; cut; turn out.
    • Turn off the stereo, please
    • cut the engine
    • turn out the lights
  • verb make a turn
    • turn off at the parking area

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wriggle

  • noun the act of wiggling
    wiggle; squirm.
  • verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    twist; wrestle; writhe; worm; squirm.
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

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move_back_and_forth

  • verb move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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jolt

  • noun a sudden jarring impact
    shock; jar; jounce.
    • the door closed with a jolt
    • all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jerk; saccade.

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reach_out

  • verb move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
    reach.
    • Government reaches out to the people
  • verb reach outward in space
    poke out; extend.
    • The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk

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mope_around

  • verb move around slowly and aimlessly
    mope.

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flinch

  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    wince.
  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; recoil; wince; quail; cringe; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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dodge

  • noun an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
    stratagem; contrivance.
    • his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track
  • noun a quick evasive movement

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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dwight_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Filley Davis.

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rack_up

  • verb gain points in a game
    tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season
  • verb place in a rack
    • rack pool balls

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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wiggle

  • noun the act of wiggling
    wriggle; squirm.
  • verb move to and fro
    joggle; jiggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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shutting

  • noun the act of closing something
    closing.
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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state

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

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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gee

  • noun a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated
    g-force; g.
  • verb turn to the right side
    • the horse geed

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permute

  • verb change the order or arrangement of
    commute; transpose.
    • Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word

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circumvolution

  • noun the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis

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tumult

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    garboil; tumultuousness; uproar.
  • noun violent agitation
    turmoil.

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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coggle

  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle
  • verb move unsteadily
    wobble.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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grab

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

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cringe

  • verb draw back, as with fear or pain
    squinch; flinch; recoil; wince; quail; shrink; funk.
    • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf
  • verb show submission or fear
    fawn; crawl; grovel; cower; creep.

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worrying

  • noun the act of harassing someone
    bedevilment; torment; badgering.
  • noun the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes
    • vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw

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arthur_robert_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Ashe.

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set

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

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quake

  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
    seism; temblor; earthquake.
  • verb shake with fast, tremulous movements
    palpitate; quiver.
    • His nostrils palpitated

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shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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william_tatem_tilden_jr.

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    Big Bill Tilden; Tilden.

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arouse

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; wake; awake; awaken; wake up.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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tip_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb turn from an upright or normal position
    tump over; overturn; turn over.
    • The big vase overturned
    • The canoe tumped over

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jump_on

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; bestride; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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change_of_state

  • noun the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

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emplace

  • verb provide a new emplacement for guns
  • verb put into place or position
    • the box with the ancestors' ashes was emplaced on the top shelf of the house altar

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commutation

  • noun the travel of a commuter
    commuting.
  • noun a warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one

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away

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

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hunker

  • verb sit on one's heels
    scrunch; crouch; hunker down; squat; scrunch up.
    • In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting
    • The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

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steffi_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Graf.

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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tennis_player

  • noun an athlete who plays tennis

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startle

  • noun a sudden involuntary movement
    jump; start.
    • he awoke with a start
  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; galvanize.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action

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bestride

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; mount up; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse

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mope

  • noun someone who wastes time
    dallier; dillydallier; lounger; dilly-dallier.
  • verb move around slowly and aimlessly
    mope around.

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kneel

  • noun supporting yourself on your knees
    kneeling.
  • verb rest one's weight on one's knees
    • In church you have to kneel during parts of the service

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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juxtapose

  • verb place side by side
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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arthur_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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transpose

  • noun a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix
  • verb change the order or arrangement of
    commute; permute.
    • Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word

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kicking

  • noun a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics
    kick.
    • the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements
    • the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him
  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    boot; kick.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent

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disturbance

  • noun activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
    perturbation.
    • the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset
    • he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    • there was a disturbance of neural function
  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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joggle

  • noun a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
    dowel pin; dowel.
  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    jiggle.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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stretch_out

  • verb extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length
    stretch; extend; unfold.
    • Unfold the newspaper
    • stretch out that piece of cloth
    • extend the TV antenna
  • verb lie down comfortably
    stretch.
    • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass

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missionary_position

  • noun a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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cant_over

  • verb heel over
    tilt; cant; slant; pitch.
    • The tower is tilting
    • The ceiling is slanting

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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reverse

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

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veer

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

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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roil

  • verb be agitated
    moil; churn; boil.
    • the sea was churning in the storm
  • verb make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
    rile.

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feathering

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

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careen

  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; sway; rock.
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; stagger; keel; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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receiver

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

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retroflection

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroversion; retroflexion.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
    retroflexion.

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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inclining

  • noun the act of inclining; bending forward
    inclination.
    • an inclination of his head indicated his agreement
  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; be given; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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big_bill_tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Tilden.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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about-face

  • noun act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
    about turn.
  • noun a major change in attitude or principle or point of view
    volte-face; policy change; reversal.
    • an about-face on foreign policy

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sweep

  • noun a wide scope
    expanse.
    • the sweep of the plains
  • noun someone who cleans soot from chimneys
    chimneysweep; chimneysweeper.

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seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Monica Seles.

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nipping

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; pungent; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb squeeze tightly between the fingers
    twitch; pinch; tweet; twinge; nip; squeeze.
    • He pinched her behind
    • She squeezed the bottle

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headshaking

  • noun the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement
    headshake.
    • I could tell from their headshakes that they didn't believe me

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tremor

  • noun an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
    shudder.
  • noun a small earthquake
    earth tremor; microseism.

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capsize

  • verb overturn accidentally
    turtle; turn turtle.
    • Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!

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recumb

  • verb lean in a comfortable resting position
    recline; repose.
    • He was reposing on the couch

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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wobble

  • noun an unsteady rocking motion
  • verb move unsteadily
    coggle.
    • His knees wobbled
    • The old cart wobbled down the street

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invert

  • verb make an inversion (in a musical composition)
    • here the theme is inverted
  • verb reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of
    reverse.
    • when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb

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topographic_point

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet

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laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Rod Laver.
  • noun (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions

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reciprocate

  • verb act, feel, or give mutually or in return
    • We always invite the neighbors and they never reciprocate!
  • verb alternate the direction of motion of
    • the engine reciprocates the propeller

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spread

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

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replicate

  • verb bend or turn backward
    retroflex.
  • verb reproduce or make an exact copy of
    copy.
    • replicate the cell
    • copy the genetic information

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toss

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

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feather

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    plumage; plume.
  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feathering.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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lithotomy_position

  • noun a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination

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swing_about

  • verb turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically
    turn around; swing around.
    • He turned around to face his opponent
    • My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake

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foetal_movement

  • noun motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
    fetal movement.

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switch_over

  • verb change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
    switch; exchange.

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move_involuntarily

  • verb move in an uncontrolled manner
    move reflexively.

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violent_disorder

  • noun violently angry and destructive behavior
    rampage.

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snap

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

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transmogrify

  • verb change completely the nature or appearance of
    transfigure; metamorphose.
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection

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jimmy_conors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    James Scott Connors; Connors.

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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spin

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

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funk

  • noun a state of nervous depression
    blue funk.
    • he was in a funk
  • noun United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
    Casimir Funk.

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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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politician

  • noun a leader engaged in civil administration
  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politico.

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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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scud

  • noun the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)
    scudding.
  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scoot.
    • She dashed into the yard

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ensconce

  • verb fix firmly
    settle.
    • He ensconced himself in the chair

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fleet

  • noun group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
  • noun group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership

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eversible

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prostrate

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    bow down.
  • verb render helpless or defenseless
    • They prostrated the enemy

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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versus

Against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs.

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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agitation

  • noun a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest

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stephanie_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Graf; Steffi Graf.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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in

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

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place_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    put down; set down.
    • set down your bags here

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commutate

  • verb reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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jolting

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolty; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride
  • verb move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
    jar; jolt.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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rod_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Laver.

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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nod

  • noun a sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun the act of nodding the head

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asana

  • noun (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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potter_around

  • verb move around aimlessly
    putter; potter; putter around.

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tump_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer
  • verb turn from an upright or normal position
    overturn; tip over; turn over.
    • The big vase overturned
    • The canoe tumped over

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dime

  • noun a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
    dime bag.

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mudra

  • noun ritual hand movement in Hindu religious dancing

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teeter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
    totter; seesaw.

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food_turner

  • noun cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food
    turner.

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wallow

  • noun a puddle where animals go to wallow
  • noun an indolent or clumsy rolling about
    • a good wallow in the water

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james_scott_connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; Connors.

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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flurry

  • noun a rapid active commotion
    fuss; bustle; ado; stir; hustle.
  • noun a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)
    snow flurry.
    • he had to close the window against the flurries
    • there was a flurry of chicken feathers

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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superpose

  • verb place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
  • verb place on top of
    lay over; superimpose.
    • can you superimpose the two images?

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lean_back

  • verb move the upper body backwards and down
    recline.

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climb

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

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weave

  • noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave.

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off

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

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mill_about

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb move about in a confused manner
    mill; mill around.

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eversion

  • noun the position of being turned outward
    • the eversion of the foot
  • noun the act of turning inside out
    inversion; everting.

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bottle

  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottleful.

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twirl

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

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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docket

  • noun (law) the calendar of a court; the list of cases to be tried or a summary of the court's activities
  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    agenda; schedule.

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fetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    foetal.
    • fetal development

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repose

  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; rest; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool
  • noun the absence of mental stress or anxiety
    peacefulness; peace; ataraxis; serenity; heartsease; peace of mind.

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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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ease_up

  • verb move in order to make room for someone for something
    give way; move over; yield; give.
    • The park gave way to a supermarket
    • `Move over,' he told the crowd
  • verb become less intense
    slacken off; flag; ease off.

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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helen_newington_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills; Moody.

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kneeling

  • noun supporting yourself on your knees
    kneel.
  • verb rest one's weight on one's knees
    kneel.
    • In church you have to kneel during parts of the service

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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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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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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alternate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; surrogate.
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump.

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ectopia

  • noun abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)

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evaginate

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wince

  • noun the facial expression of sudden pain
  • noun a reflex response to sudden pain
    flinch.

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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tennis_pro

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    professional tennis player.

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crack

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

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falter

  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    faltering; hesitation; waver.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech
  • verb be unsure or weak
    waver.
    • Their enthusiasm is faltering

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coming_back

  • noun the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
    return.

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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rotary_actuator

  • noun (computer science) the actuator that moves a read/write head to the proper data track
    positioner.

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thrash_about

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; convulse; jactitate; thresh; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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displace

  • verb cause to move, usually with force or pressure
    • the refugees were displaced by the war
  • verb take the place of or have precedence over
    preempt.
    • live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour
    • discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor

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dart

  • noun a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
  • noun a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

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open_up

  • verb cause to open or to become open
    open.
    • Mary opened the car door
  • verb become available
    open.
    • an opportunity opened up

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change_by_reversal

  • verb change to the contrary
    turn; reverse.
    • The trend was reversed
    • the tides turned against him
    • public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

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abduct

  • verb take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    nobble; kidnap; snatch.
    • The industrialist's son was kidnapped
  • verb pull away from the body
    • this muscle abducts

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put_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    place down; set down.
    • set down your bags here
  • verb put in a horizontal position
    repose; lay.
    • lay the books on the table
    • lay the patient carefully onto the bed

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insert

  • noun a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  • noun an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
    inset.

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rotate

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    revolve; go around.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb exchange on a regular basis
    • We rotate the lead soprano every night

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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roll

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

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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trip_the_light_fantastic_toe

  • verb move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
    dance; trip the light fantastic.
    • My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio

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lose

  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat
  • verb fail to win
    • We lost the battle but we won the war

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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tumble

  • noun an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    fall; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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scrunch_up

  • verb sit on one's heels
    scrunch; crouch; hunker down; hunker; squat.
    • In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting
    • The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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hemipenis

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eddie

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instal

  • verb set up for use
    set up; install; put in.
    • install the washer and dryer
    • We put in a new sink
  • verb put into an office or a position
    install.
    • the new president was installed immediately after the election

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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sprawl

  • noun an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    conurbation; urban sprawl.
  • noun an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    sprawling.

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slice

  • noun a share of something
    piece.
    • a slice of the company's revenue
  • noun a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    piece.
    • a piece of pie
    • a slice of bread

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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get_on

  • verb have smooth relations
    get along; get on with; get along with.
    • My boss and I get along very well
  • verb get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    board.

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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headshake

  • noun the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement
    headshaking.
    • I could tell from their headshakes that they didn't believe me

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jiggle

  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion
    joggle.
  • verb move to and fro
    wiggle; joggle.
    • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

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leap

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bounce; bound; saltation.
  • noun an abrupt transition
    jump; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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virginia_wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Wade.

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exit

  • noun an opening that permits escape or release
    issue; way out; outlet.
    • he blocked the way out
    • the canyon had only one issue
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; expiration; release; passing.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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slash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    gash; cut; slice.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)

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u-turn

  • noun complete reversal of direction of travel

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situate

  • verb determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    locate.
    • Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space
    • Locate the boundaries of the property
  • verb put (something somewhere) firmly
    posit; fix; deposit.
    • She posited her hand on his shoulder
    • deposit the suitcase on the bench
    • fix your eyes on this spot

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inclination

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    tendency; disposition.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination of an orbit.

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chrissie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chris Evert.

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run

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

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reaching

  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    stretch; reach.
  • noun accomplishment of an objective
    arrival.

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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poise

  • noun a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
  • noun a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

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slant

  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    angle.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    rake; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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bow_down

  • verb get into a prostrate position, as in submission
    prostrate.
  • verb bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
    bow.
    • He bowed before the King
    • She bowed her head in shame

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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spatula

  • noun a turner with a narrow flexible blade
  • noun a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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substitution

  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; switch.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
  • noun the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
    exchange; commutation.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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upend

  • verb become turned or set on end
    • the airplanes upended
  • verb set, turn, or stand on end
    • upend the box and empty the contents

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Steffi Graf.

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slue

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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about

  • adjective satellite on the move
    astir.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident
  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    around; some; roughly; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party

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whirl_around

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

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vacillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    fluctuate; waver.
    • the line on the monitor vacillated

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incline

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    slope; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    ramp.

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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go_out

  • verb move out of or depart from
    leave; exit; get out.
    • leave the room
    • the fugitive has left the country
  • verb leave the house to go somewhere
    • We never went out when our children were small

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turn_over

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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rumpus

  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; commotion; ruction.
  • verb cause a disturbance

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tee_up

  • verb make detailed arrangements or preparations
  • verb place on a tee
    tee.
    • tee golf balls

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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rectify

  • verb math: determine the length of
    • rectify a curve
  • verb reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
    refine.
    • refine sugar

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pronate

  • verb turn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards

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eurhythmy

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

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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postpose

  • verb place after another constituent in the sentence
    • Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them

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down

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

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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sow

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

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pivot

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot man.
  • noun axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    pin.

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keystroke

  • noun the stroke of a key; one depression of a key on a keyboard
    key stroke.
    • the number of keystrokes was used as a measure of work

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stumble

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; lurch.
  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; misstep; trip.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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sashay

  • noun a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps
  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    chasse.

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come_together

  • verb come together, as if in an embrace
    close.
    • Her arms closed around her long lost relative

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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wag

  • noun a witty amusing person who makes jokes
    wit; card.
  • noun causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    waggle; shake.

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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spiral

  • noun a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    helix.

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tumultuous_disturbance

  • noun a sudden violent disturbance
    outburst.

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; 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 how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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derangement

  • noun a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
    unbalance; mental unsoundness.
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; upset.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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flip_over

  • verb turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse
    flip; turn over.
    • flip over the pork chop
    • turn over the pancakes

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evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.
  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    • evert the eyelid

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put_back

  • verb put something back where it belongs
    replace.
    • replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it
    • please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them
  • verb cost a certain amount
    knock back; set back.
    • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

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pitching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team
  • noun abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
    lurch; pitch.
    • the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

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inclose

  • verb surround completely
    shut in; enclose; close in.
    • Darkness enclosed him
    • They closed in the porch with a fence
  • verb introduce
    insert; put in; stick in; introduce; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here

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topographic

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographical.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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recoil

  • noun the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
    kick.
  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; rebound; backlash.

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drop_back

  • verb take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
    • The defender dropped back behind his teammate
  • verb to lag or linger behind
    drop behind; hang back; trail; drag; get behind.
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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russian

Of or pertaining to Russia, its inhabitants, or language. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Russia; the language of Russia.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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jerky

  • noun meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
    jerked meat; jerk.
  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; arrhythmic.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat

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make_way

  • verb get out of the way
    • make way for the President's motorcade

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swimming_kick

  • noun a movement of the legs in swimming

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mislay

  • verb place (something) where one cannot find it again
    misplace; lose.
    • I misplaced my eyeglasses

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melee

  • noun a noisy riotous fight
    battle royal; scrimmage.

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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flip

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

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excitement

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    exhilaration.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    fervour; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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nestle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    cuddle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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turn_out

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb prove to be in the result or end
    • It turns out that he was right

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jabbing

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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turnover

  • noun the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers
    employee turnover; turnover rate.
  • noun a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling

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stirring

  • noun agitating a liquid with an implement
    • constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
  • noun arousing to a particular emotion or action
    inspiration.

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lotus_position

  • noun a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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double-faced

  • adjective satellite (of fabrics) having faces on both sides
    • damask is a double-faced fabric
  • adjective satellite marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    double-dealing; two-faced; duplicitous; deceitful; Janus-faced; ambidextrous; double-tongued.
    • she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
    • a double-dealing double agent
    • a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

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circus

  • noun a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    • he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    • the children always love to go to the circus

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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twist

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

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upending

  • noun turning upside down; setting on end
    inversion.
  • verb become turned or set on end
    upend.
    • the airplanes upended

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wamble

  • verb move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion
    waggle.

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tumultuous

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    troubled; turbulent; disruptive; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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positioner

  • noun (computer science) the actuator that moves a read/write head to the proper data track
    rotary actuator.

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fill

  • noun a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    • he ate his fill of potatoes
    • she had heard her fill of gossip
  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    filling.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench

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folio

  • noun the system of numbering pages
    pagination; paging; page number.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    leaf.

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two-sided

  • adjective capable of being reversed or used with either side out
    reversible.
    • a reversible jacket
  • adjective satellite having two sides or parts
    bilateral.

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upheaval

  • noun a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
    turbulence; Sturm und Drang.
    • the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
  • noun a violent disturbance
    turmoil; convulsion.
    • the convulsions of the stock market

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helen_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Moody.

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tip

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

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desecrate

  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; violate; profane.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God
  • verb remove the consecration from a person or an object
    deconsecrate; unhallow.

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retract

  • verb formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
    resile; abjure; forswear; recant.
    • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
    • She abjured her beliefs
  • verb pull away from a source of disgust or fear
    shrink back.

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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place_upright

  • verb put into an upright position
    stand up; stand.
    • Can you stand the bookshelf up?

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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thrusting

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; poking; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb push forcefully
    thrust.
    • He thrust his chin forward

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separate

  • noun a separa