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fairness (Also fairnesses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to fairness

limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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saver

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

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olmsted

  • noun United States landscape architect primarily responsible for the design of Central Park in New York City (1822-1903)
    Frederick Law Olmsted.

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desirable

  • adjective worth having or seeking or achieving
    • a desirable job
    • computer with many desirable features
    • a desirable outcome
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    suitable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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foul

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

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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puppy_love

  • noun temporary love of an adolescent
    crush; calf love; infatuation.

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dolichocephalism

  • noun the quality of being dolichocephalic
    dolichocephaly.

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blacking

  • noun a substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
    shoe polish.
  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; blacken; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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unsuitableness

  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    ineptness; unsuitability.

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daze

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    haze; fog.

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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shaving

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shave.
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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pigment

  • noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
  • noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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jack

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

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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embroider

  • verb decorate with needlework
    broider.
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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high_horse

  • noun an attitude of arrogant superiority
    • get off your high horse and admit you are wrong

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artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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impenetrability

  • noun the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    imperviousness.
  • noun incomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand
    impenetrableness.

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personal_appeal

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    charisma; personal magnetism.

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inutility

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    unusefulness; uselessness.

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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partem

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splendiferous

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendid; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

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rosemaling

  • noun a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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femaleness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    feminineness.

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union_flag

  • noun national flag of the United Kingdom
    Union Jack.

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shining

  • noun the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
    polishing.
    • the shining of shoes provided a meager living
    • every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing
  • verb be bright by reflecting or casting light
    reflect; shine.
    • Drive carefully--the wet road reflects

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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hide

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

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grotesquery

  • noun ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion
    grotesquerie; grotesqueness.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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fetish

  • noun a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body
    • common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear
  • noun a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
    juju; voodoo; hoodoo; fetich.

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naiveness

  • noun lack of sophistication or worldliness
    naivete; naivety.

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arability

  • noun the quality of land that is appropriate for cultivation

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philia

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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hero

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

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rigour

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; validity; cogency.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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young_man

  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
    young buck.
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; beau; fellow; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked

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good_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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sulcus

  • noun (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain

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dry

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

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hairdo

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairstyle; coif; hair style; coiffure.

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skin_colour

  • noun the coloring of a person's face
    complexion; skin color.

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andre_le_notre

  • noun French landscape gardener who designed many formal gardens including the parks of Versailles (1613-1700)
    Le Notre.

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quarter_round

  • noun a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
    ovolo; thumb.

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economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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controversy

  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; argument; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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triskele

  • noun a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center
    triskelion.

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changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

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attractor

  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; draw; drawing card; attracter.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had
  • noun (physics) a point in the ideal multidimensional phase space that is used to describe a system toward which the system tends to evolve regardless of the starting conditions of the system
    attracter.

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exquisiteness

  • noun extreme beauty of a delicate sort

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inequitable

  • adjective not equitable or fair
    unjust.
    • the inequitable division of wealth
    • inequitable taxation

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browne

  • noun English illustrator of several of Dickens' novels (1815-1882)
    Hablot Knight Browne; Phiz.
  • noun United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
    Charles Farrar Browne; Artemus Ward.

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dearie

  • noun a special loved one
    ducky; favourite; deary; favorite; pet; darling.

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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landscape

  • noun an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  • noun painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

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ducky

  • noun a special loved one
    favourite; deary; favorite; pet; dearie; darling.

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cheating

  • noun a deception for profit to yourself
    cheat.
  • verb deprive somebody of something by deceit
    cheat; rip off; chisel.
    • The con-man beat me out of $50
    • This salesman ripped us off!
    • we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    • They chiseled me out of my money

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idolization

  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    adoration; idolisation.
  • noun the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    idolisation.

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impartiality

  • noun an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
    nonpartisanship.

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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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mihrab

  • noun (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca
  • noun (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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sentimentalisation

  • noun the act of indulging in sentiment
    romanticization; sentimentalization; romanticisation.

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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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insula

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gilding

  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
    gilt.
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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changelessness

  • noun the property of remaining unchanged
  • noun the quality of being unchangeable; having a marked tendency to remain unchanged
    unchangeableness; unchangeability; unchangingness.

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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negativism

  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativeness; negativity.

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key_pattern

  • noun an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
    Greek key; Greek fret; fret.
    • there was a simple fret at the top of the walls

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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slick_up

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; smarten up; titivate; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child
  • verb dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion
    spruce; smarten up; spruce up.
    • He spruced up for the party

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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hold

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

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ineptness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    unsuitableness; unsuitability.

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pirate_flag

  • noun a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
    black flag; Jolly Roger; blackjack.

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fakir

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; faqir; faquir.

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work

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

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cuddly

  • adjective satellite inviting cuddling or hugging
    cuddlesome.
    • a cuddlesome baby
    • a cuddly teddybear

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aloofness

  • noun indifference by personal withdrawal
    distance.
    • emotional distance
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; remoteness; standoffishness.

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cuddle

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

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solitaire

  • noun a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
  • noun extinct flightless bird related to the dodo
    Pezophaps solitaria.

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foliage

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    leaf; leafage.
  • noun (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
    foliation.

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untangling

  • noun the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
    unsnarling; extrication; disentanglement.
  • verb release from entanglement of difficulty
    untangle; disencumber; extricate; disentangle.
    • I cannot extricate myself from this task

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mindedness

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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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unjust

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unfair.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage
  • adjective violating principles of justice
    • unjust punishment
    • an unjust judge
    • an unjust accusation

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honey

  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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powerfulness

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    power.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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enchantress

  • noun a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
    temptress; Delilah; femme fatale; siren.
  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    witch.

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professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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bird_fancier

  • noun a person with a strong interest in birds

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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tart_up

  • verb decorate in a cheap and flashy way
    • the small-town bar was all tarted up
  • verb dress up in a cheap and provocative way

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hot

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

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hostler

  • noun someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
    ostler; groom; stableboy; stableman.

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bedight

  • verb decorate
    bedeck; deck.
    • deck the halls with holly

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blondness

  • noun the property of having a naturally light complexion
    paleness; fairness.

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uselessness

  • noun the quality of having no practical use
    unusefulness; inutility.

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beauty

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

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unfitness

  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    softness.
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    inability.

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beauteousness

  • noun the quality of being good looking and attractive
    comeliness; loveliness; fairness.

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loyalty

  • noun the quality of being loyal
    trueness.
  • noun feelings of allegiance

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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preconception

  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; prepossession; preconceived opinion; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions
  • noun a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    bias; prejudice.

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ash-blonde

  • adjective satellite of hair color; whitish
    platinum-blonde; towheaded.

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law

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

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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damoiselle

  • noun a young unmarried woman
    damosel; damsel; demoiselle; damozel.

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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revolt

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; rebellion.
  • verb make revolution
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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hypnotic

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    soporific.
  • adjective of or relating to hypnosis

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purging

  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purge.
  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purge; purgation.

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complexity

  • noun the quality of being intricate and compounded
    complexness.
    • he enjoyed the complexity of modern computers

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ultimate

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

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incrust

  • verb decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
    beset; encrust.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    encrust.

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gumption

  • noun sound practical judgment
    mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away
  • noun fortitude and determination
    backbone; grit; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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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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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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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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slipperiness

  • noun a slippery smoothness
    slickness; slick; slip.
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • noun the quality of being a slippery rascal
    shiftiness; rascality; trickiness.

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japan

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

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fidelity

  • noun accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal
  • noun the quality of being faithful
    faithfulness.

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trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

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lovingness

  • noun a loving feeling
    caring.
  • noun a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    affectionateness; fondness; warmth.

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mottling

  • noun the act of coloring with areas of different shades
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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fit

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

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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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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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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amorist

  • noun one dedicated to love and lovemaking especially one who writes about love

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guilloche

  • noun an architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands

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fig

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

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fin

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

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glorify

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb bestow glory upon
    • The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic

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old_glory

  • noun the national flag of the United States of America
    American flag; Star-Spangled Banner; Stars and Stripes.

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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glamorisation

  • noun the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)
    glamourisation; glamorization; glamourization.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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band

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

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detachment

  • noun avoiding emotional involvement
    withdrawal.
  • noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    disengagement.

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coffer

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; caisson.
  • noun a chest especially for storing valuables

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates
    ornamentalist.

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headboard

  • noun a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead

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tracery

  • noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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unconcern

  • noun the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
    nonchalance; indifference.
  • noun a feeling of lack of concern

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reasonable

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

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fitness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fittingness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position
  • noun good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
    physical fitness.

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side

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

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quirk_molding

  • noun a molding having a small groove in it
    quirk moulding.

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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gargoyle

  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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braiding

  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braid.
  • verb make by braiding or interlacing
    braid; lace; plait.
    • lace a tablecloth

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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unboundedness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; infiniteness; boundlessness.

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coat_of_arms

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    arms; blazon; blazonry.

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sectionalism

  • noun a partiality for some particular place
    provincialism; localism.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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love_affair

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    romance.

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easiness

  • noun a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
    relaxation.
    • the easiness we feel when sleeping
  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; ease; simpleness.
    • 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

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idoliser

  • noun a lover blind with admiration and devotion
    idolizer.
  • noun a person who worships idols
    idolater; idolizer; idol worshiper.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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buxomness

  • noun the bodily property of being attractively plump and vigorous and (of women) full-bosomed

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standard

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

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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hoodooism

  • noun a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
    voodoo; voodooism; vodoun.

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miniver

  • noun trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur

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erotism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    eroticism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; amorousness; amativeness.

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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correctness

  • noun conformity to fact or truth
    rightness.
  • noun the quality of conformity to social expectations

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titivate

  • verb make neat, smart, or trim
    tittivate; smarten up; slick up; spruce up; spruce; spiff up.
    • Spruce up your house for Spring
    • titivate the child

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female_offspring

  • noun a child who is female

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ardour

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; ardor; elan.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun intense feeling of love
    ardor.

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lividity

  • noun a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; achromasia; luridness; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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tenderheartedness

  • noun warm compassionate feelings
    tenderness.

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grade

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

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primary

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

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lovable

  • adjective having characteristics that attract love or affection
    loveable.
    • a mischievous but lovable child

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expansivity

  • noun the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure
    coefficient of expansion.
  • noun a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
    expansiveness.
    • the expansiveness of their extravagant life style was soon curtailed

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delicious

  • adjective satellite greatly pleasing or entertaining
    delightful.
    • a delightful surprise
    • the comedy was delightful
    • a delicious joke
  • noun variety of sweet eating apples

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clarity

  • noun free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
    limpidity; pellucidity; lucidity; lucidness; clearness.
  • noun the quality of clear water
    uncloudedness; clearness.
    • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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illustrate

  • verb clarify by giving an example of
    exemplify; instance.
  • verb depict with an illustration

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aiglet

  • noun metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
    aglet.
  • noun ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
    aiguilette; aglet.

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betrothed

  • noun the person to whom you are engaged
  • verb give to in marriage
    plight; betroth; affiance; engage.

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cyma

  • noun (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
    cymatium.

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unsatisfactoriness

  • noun the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable

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temperateness

  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    sunshine; fair weather.
  • noun exhibiting restraint imposed on the self
    self-restraint.
    • an effective temperateness in debate

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emblem

  • noun special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
    allegory.

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piquance

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; tang; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquancy.

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tassel

  • noun adornment consisting of a bunch of cords fastened at one end

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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self-restraint

  • noun exhibiting restraint imposed on the self
    temperateness.
    • an effective temperateness in debate

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limitlessness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    infinitude; unboundedness; infiniteness; boundlessness.

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piquancy

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; tang; nip.
  • noun the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting
    piquantness; piquance.

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lather

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; suds.
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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sword_knot

  • noun an ornamental tassel on the hilt of a sword

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ravisher

  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    violator; debaucher.
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; mantrap; dish; looker.

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foreignness

  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    curiousness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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c._d._gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; Gibson.

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matter

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

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vertu

  • noun love of or taste for fine objects of art
    connoisseurship; virtu.
  • noun artistic quality
    virtu.

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demoiselle

  • noun a young unmarried woman
    damoiselle; damosel; damsel; damozel.
  • noun small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
    damselfish.

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entrancement

  • noun a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    ravishment.

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gaudy

  • noun (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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lulu

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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adorability

  • noun extreme attractiveness
    adorableness.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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barde

  • verb put a caparison on
    dress up; bard; caparison.
    • caparison the horses for the festive occasion

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paint_the_lily

  • verb adorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)
    gild the lily.
  • verb make unnecessary additions to what is already complete
    gild the lily.

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retributory

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
    retaliatory; retributive; relatiative; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice demands an eye for an eye
  • adjective satellite given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts
    retributive; vindicatory.
    • retributive justice

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tie_clip

  • noun a piece of jewelry that holds a man's tie in place

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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festoonery

  • noun flower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration
    festoon.

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silversmith

  • noun someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
    silver-worker; silverworker.

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elegance

  • noun a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
    • she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility
  • noun a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
    • the simplicity and elegance of his invention

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logicalness

  • noun correct and valid reasoning
    logicality.

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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mental_attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun

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cymatium

  • noun (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
    cyma.

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worthlessness

  • noun having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
    ineptitude.
    • the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness
  • noun the quality of being without practical use

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shallow

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

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minium

  • noun a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
    red lead.

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maiden

  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maid.
  • noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    maiden over.

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circlet

  • noun a small circle
  • noun decorated metal band worn around the head

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fillagree

  • noun delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
    filigree; filagree.

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foliate

  • verb hammer into thin flat foils
    • foliate metal
  • verb decorate with leaves

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little_girl

  • noun a youthful female person
    girl; female child.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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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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coif

  • noun the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    hairdo; hairstyle; hair style; coiffure.
  • noun a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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inelegance

  • noun the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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lacuna

  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    blank.
  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    caisson; coffer.

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damozel

  • noun a young unmarried woman
    damoiselle; damosel; damsel; demoiselle.

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star-spangled_banner

  • noun the national flag of the United States of America
    Old Glory; American flag; Stars and Stripes.

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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maidhood

  • noun the childhood of a girl
    girlhood; maidenhood.

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idealisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealization.
  • noun something that exists only as an idea
    idealization.

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spangle

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    diamante; sequin.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles

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tempter

  • noun a person who tempts others
    • Satan is the great tempter of mankind

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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colors

  • noun a flag that shows its nationality
    colours.
  • noun a distinguishing emblem
    colours.
    • his tie proclaimed his school colors

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deep_red

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    crimson; ruby.

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nail_enamel

  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail varnish; nail polish.

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adoration

  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    worship.
  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    idolization; idolisation.

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divinity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; immortal.
  • noun the quality of being divine
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

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divisibility

  • noun the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons

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bust

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

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common_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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disgust

  • noun strong feelings of dislike
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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orientalism

  • noun the quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian civilizations
    • orientalisms can be found in Mozart's operas
  • noun the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people
    Oriental Studies.

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well-favoured

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; better-looking; well-favored; good-looking; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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do

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

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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agape

  • noun (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind
  • noun selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
    agape love.

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ardor

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; elan; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun intense feeling of love
    ardour.

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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curvaceousness

  • noun the quality of having a well-rounded body
    voluptuousness; shapeliness.

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worshipful

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    adoring.
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; godly.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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domesticity

  • noun the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    • a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • noun domestic activities or life
    • making a hobby of domesticity

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parqueterie

  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
    parquetry.

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groupie

  • noun an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around)

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astragal

  • noun the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
    talus; anklebone; astragalus.
  • noun a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
    bead; beadwork; beading.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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illegitimate

  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    bastard; whoreson; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.
  • adjective satellite contrary to or forbidden by law
    illicit; outlaw; unlawful; outlawed.
    • an illegitimate seizure of power
    • illicit trade
    • an outlaw strike
    • unlawful measures

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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neckband

  • noun a band around the collar of a garment
  • noun a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
    collar.

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holy_person

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    angel; saint; holy man.

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gaud

  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; bauble.

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enchant

  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; transport.
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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eulogium

  • noun a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
    eulogy.

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silverworker

  • noun someone who makes or repairs articles of silver
    silver-worker; silversmith.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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precious_stone

  • noun a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
    jewel; gem.

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plumage

  • noun the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    feather; plume.

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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flaxen

  • adjective satellite of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
    sandy.
    • flaxen locks

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sliminess

  • noun a property resembling or being covered with slime
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; lousiness; repulsiveness; vileness; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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parquetry

  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
    parqueterie.

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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uncertainness

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainty.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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misrule

  • noun government that is inefficient or dishonest
    misgovernment.

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government_activity

  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; governance; governing; government.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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embroidery

  • noun elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
    embellishment.
    • the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings
  • noun decorative needlework
    fancywork.

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sissiness

  • noun the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
    womanishness; unmanliness; effeminateness; softness; effeminacy.
    • the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy
    • Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness
    • he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him

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shaver

  • noun an adult male who shaves
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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tolerance

  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
    permissiveness.

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pirate

  • noun someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    plagiarist; literary pirate; plagiariser; plagiarizer.
  • noun someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    buccaneer; sea robber; sea rover.

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accord

  • noun harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
    agreement.
    • the two parties were in agreement
  • noun concurrence of opinion
    conformity; accordance.
    • we are in accord with your proposal

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disagreeableness

  • noun the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
  • noun an ill-tempered and offensive disposition

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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toilette

  • noun the act of dressing and preparing yourself
    toilet.
    • he made his morning toilet and went to breakfast

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snootiness

  • noun the quality of being snooty
    • he disliked his neighbors' snootiness

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medallion

  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

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beautician

  • noun someone who works in a beauty parlor
    cosmetician.

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flowering

  • noun the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
    efflorescence; blossoming; florescence; anthesis; inflorescence.
  • noun a developmental process
    unfolding.
    • the flowering of antebellum culture

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oomph

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

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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illogicality

  • noun invalid or incorrect reasoning
    illogicalness; illogic; inconsequence.

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gold-worker

  • noun an artisan who makes jewelry and other objects out of gold
    goldsmith; goldworker.

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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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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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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fondler

  • noun a lover who gently fondles and caresses the loved one
    petter.
    • they are heavy petters
  • noun a molester who touches the intimate parts of the victim
    • the woman charged that her jailer was a fondler
    • not all fondlers are sexual perverts

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woodsiness

  • noun the quality of abounding in trees
    woodiness.

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blonde

  • noun a person with fair skin and hair
    blond.
  • noun a light grayish yellow to near white
    blond.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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amativeness

  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    eroticism; sexiness; erotism; amorousness.

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tint

  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tone; tincture; shade.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
  • verb color lightly
    touch; tinct; tinge.
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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calf_love

  • noun temporary love of an adolescent
    crush; puppy love; infatuation.

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lineation

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    outline.
  • noun the act of marking or outlining with lines

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charisma

  • noun a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    personal magnetism; personal appeal.

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lovely

  • noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
    cover girl; pin-up.
  • adjective satellite appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

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warmth

  • noun the sensation caused by heat energy
    heat.
  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmheartedness.

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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golden_mean

  • noun the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)
    golden section.
  • noun the middle between extremes

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fetishist

  • noun one who engages in fetishism (especially of a sexual nature)

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fair_ball

  • noun (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it stays between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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dote

  • verb be foolish or senile due to old age
  • verb shower with love; show excessive affection for
    • Grandmother dotes on her the twins

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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sallow

  • noun any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal
  • verb cause to become sallow
    • The illness has sallowed her face

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loftiness

  • noun the quality of being high or lofty
    highness.
  • noun impressiveness in scale or proportion
    stateliness; majesty.

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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figuration

  • noun representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
  • noun decorating with a design

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solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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nail_polish

  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail enamel; nail varnish.

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legislating

  • noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislation; lawmaking.
  • verb make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
    legislate; pass.
    • They passed the amendment
    • We cannot legislate how people spend their free time

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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devotedness

  • noun feelings of ardent love
    devotion.
    • their devotion to each other was beautiful

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dithered_colour

  • noun a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
    nonsolid color; dithered color; nonsolid colour.

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rightness

  • noun according with conscience or morality
  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    appropriateness.

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balance

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

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anchor

  • noun a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
    ground tackle.
  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; backbone; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm

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nativeness

  • noun the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin

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architrave

  • noun the molding around a door or window
  • noun the lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns

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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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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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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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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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good_looks

  • noun the quality of having regular well-defined features (especially of a man)
    handsomeness.

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agreeableness

  • noun pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
    amenity.
    • a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations
    • he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age
  • noun a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
    agreeability.

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tooth_enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    enamel.

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fret

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

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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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delight

  • noun a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    delectation.
    • his delight to see her was obvious to all
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    joy; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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stucco

  • noun a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces
  • verb decorate with stucco work
    • stuccoed ceilings

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repulsiveness

  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; lousiness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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hair_mousse

  • noun toiletry consisting of an aerosol foam used in hair styling
    hair gel; mousse.

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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blazonry

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazon.

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pictorial_matter

  • noun illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
    picture.
    • the dictionary had many pictures

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bonny

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; comely; bonnie; fair.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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beading

  • noun ornamentation with beads
    beadwork.
  • noun a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
    bead; beadwork; astragal.

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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towheaded

  • adjective satellite of hair color; whitish
    platinum-blonde; ash-blonde.

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eroticism

  • noun a state of anticipation of sexuality
    erotism.
  • noun the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
    sexiness; erotism; amorousness; amativeness.

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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fair-minded

  • adjective satellite of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

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goffer

  • noun a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
    gopher.
  • noun an iron used to press pleats and ridges
    goffering iron; gauffering iron; gauffer.

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sporting

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

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unfair

  • adjective not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    unjust.
    • used unfair methods
    • it was an unfair trial
    • took an unfair advantage

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sheeny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
    kike; hymie; yid.
  • adjective satellite reflecting light
    lustrous; glistening; glossy; shiny; shining.
    • glistening bodies of swimmers
    • the horse's glossy coat
    • lustrous auburn hair
    • saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet
    • shining white enamel

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beset

  • verb annoy continually or chronically
    chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
    • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
    • This man harasses his female co-workers
  • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
    set upon.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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extol

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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pectoral

  • noun either of two large muscles of the chest
    pectoral muscle; pectoralis; pecs; musculus pectoralis.
  • noun an adornment worn on the chest or breast
    pectoral medallion.

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faqir

  • noun a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
    fakeer; fakir; faquir.

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cherry

  • noun wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
  • noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    cherry tree.

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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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jeweler

  • noun someone who makes jewelry
    jeweller; jewelry maker.
  • noun someone in the business of selling jewelry
    jeweller.

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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beloved

  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; honey; dearest; love.
  • adjective satellite dearly loved
    dear; darling.

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boulle

  • noun an inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
    boule; buhl.

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humanity

  • noun the quality of being humane
  • noun the quality of being human
    manhood; humanness.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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trimming

  • noun the act of adding decoration
    • the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    trim; passementerie.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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quirk

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirkiness; queerness; oddity.
  • noun a narrow groove beside a