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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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polling_place

  • noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
    polling station.

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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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dissolution

  • noun separation into component parts
    disintegration.
  • noun the process of going into solution
    dissolving.
    • the dissolving of salt in water

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merchantable

  • adjective satellite fit to be offered for sale
    sellable; marketable; vendible; vendable.
    • marketable produce

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dissident_irish_republican_army

  • noun a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
    RIRA; Real Irish Republican Army; Real IRA.

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intemperateness

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

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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yonder

  • adjective satellite distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
    yon.
    • yonder valley
    • the hills yonder
    • what is yon place?
  • adverb at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
    yon.
    • the house yonder
    • scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham

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isometric

  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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baader-meinhof_gang

  • noun a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
    Baader Meinhof Gang.

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outwit

  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outfox; circumvent.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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socializer

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socialiser.

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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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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nonresident

  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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geology

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

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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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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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syphon

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

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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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overcomer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    surmounter; subduer.

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swivet

  • noun a panic or extreme discomposure
    • it threw her into a swivet

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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curtal

  • adjective satellite (obsolete) cut short
    • a dog with a curtal tail

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intensification

  • noun action that makes something stronger or more extreme
  • noun the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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mak

  • noun a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda
    Maktab al-Khidmat.

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usurious

  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; outrageous; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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nigh

  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; near.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call
  • adjective satellite being on the left side
    near.
    • the near or nigh horse is the one on the left
    • the animal's left side is its near or nigh side

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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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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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shackle

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; hamper; bond.
  • noun a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar

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surrounding

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; circumferent.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside
  • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
    • The forest surrounds my property

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likely

  • adjective has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    • these services are likely to be available to us all before long
    • she is likely to forget
    • a likely place for a restaurant
    • the broken limb is likely to fall
    • rain is likely
    • a likely topic for investigation
    • likely candidates for the job
  • adjective likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    probable.
    • a likely result
    • he foresaw a probable loss

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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snuggled

  • adjective satellite drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    nestled.
    • saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside
    • like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; cuddle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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unconditional

  • adjective not conditional
    unconditioned.
    • unconditional surrender
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; categorical.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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movement_for_revenge

  • noun an organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002; believed to have ties with Muslim terrorists in Pakistan
    Tareekh e Kasas.

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good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

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tall-growing

  • adjective satellite (of plants) having tall spindly stems
    leggy.

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beaten

  • adjective formed or made thin by hammering
    • beaten gold
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; trounce; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

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carlos_the_jackal

  • noun Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
    Sanchez; Ilich Sanchez; Glen Gebhard; Salim; Andres Martinez; Taurus; Michael Assat; Ilich Ramirez Sanchez; Hector Hevodidbon; Carlos.

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unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

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resilient

  • adjective satellite recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    bouncy; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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grapo

  • noun an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime
    First of October Antifascist Resistance Group.
    • GRAPO is vehemently opposed to the United States

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localisation

  • noun (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
    localization of function; localization; localization principle; localisation of function; localisation principle.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    fix; locating; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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deposition

  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    deposit.
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

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studio

  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

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malaysia_militant_group

  • noun a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
    Islamic Community; Jemaah Islamiyah; Islamic Group; Malaysian Mujahidin Group; JI.

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impendency

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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active

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

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appressed

  • adjective satellite pressed close to or lying flat against something
    adpressed.
    • adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
    • igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force"-L.V.Pirsson

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noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

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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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substance

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

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venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

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sniffler

  • noun a person who breathes audibly through a congested nose
    sniveler.

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outpace

  • verb surpass in speed
    • Malthus believed that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence

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hamas

  • noun a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
    Islamic Resistance Movement.

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qaeda

  • noun a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
    Base; al-Qaida; al-Qa'ida; al-Qaeda.

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far-off

  • adjective satellite very far away in space or time
    faraway.
    • faraway mountains
    • the faraway future
    • troops landing on far-off shores
    • far-off happier times

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at_hand

  • adjective satellite close in space; within reach
    close at hand.
    • the town is close at hand
  • adjective satellite close in time; about to occur
    close at hand; impendent; impending; imminent.
    • retribution is at hand
    • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
    • in imminent danger
    • his impending retirement

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indentation

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indenture.
  • noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    pitting; roughness.

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leaven

  • noun a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    leavening.
  • noun an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
    leavening.
    • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

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astuteness

  • noun intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    shrewdness; perspicaciousness; perspicacity.
  • noun the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    depth; profundity; profoundness; deepness.

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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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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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fantastic

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

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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intensiveness

  • noun high level or degree; the property of being intense
    intensity.

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circumvent

  • verb surround so as to force to give up
    beleaguer; hem in; surround; besiege.
    • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • verb beat through cleverness and wit
    outsmart; beat; overreach; outwit; outfox.
    • I beat the traffic
    • She outfoxed her competitors

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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exceedance

  • noun (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time
    • the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling

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sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

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chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

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pigeonhole

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

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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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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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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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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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adjacency

  • noun the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    contiguity; contiguousness.

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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warm

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

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adult

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

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boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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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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shoot

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

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

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word

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

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room

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

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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interposition

  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    intervention.

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syllabic

  • adjective of or relating to syllables
    • syllabic accent
    • syllabic characters each represent a syllable
  • adjective consisting of or using a syllabary
    • eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing

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stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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ku_klux_klan

  • noun a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people
    Klan; KKK.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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farc

  • noun a powerful and wealthy terrorist organization formed in 1957 as the guerilla arm of the Colombian communist party; opposed to the United States; has strong ties to drug dealers
    Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia; Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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fling

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

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sep_11

  • noun the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs
    9/11; Sept. 11; 9-11; September 11.

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abstrusity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; profoundness; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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weight_gainer

  • noun a person who gains weight
    gainer.

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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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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absolute

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

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indention

  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indent; indenture; indentation.

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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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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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song

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

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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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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circumferent

  • adjective satellite closely encircling
    encompassing; surrounding.
    • encompassing mountain ranges
    • the surrounding countryside

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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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euskadi_ta_askatasuna

  • noun a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees
    Basque Fatherland and Liberty; ETA; Basque Homeland and Freedom.
    • in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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grading

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    scaling.
  • noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    leveling.

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protractible

  • adjective satellite able to be extended
    protractile.
    • protractile muscle

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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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jumping

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

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lay

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

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free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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outcry

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb shout louder than
    outshout.

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carlos

  • noun Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
    Sanchez; Ilich Sanchez; Glen Gebhard; Salim; Andres Martinez; Taurus; Carlos the Jackal; Michael Assat; Ilich Ramirez Sanchez; Hector Hevodidbon.

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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guerilla

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; insurgent; irregular.

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palestinian_hizballah

  • noun a little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah; responsible for suicide bombings in Israel

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third

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

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drug_peddler

  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler; pusher.

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loader

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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resister

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; thwarter; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    opposer; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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upside

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    top; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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order

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

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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wage_hike

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    raise; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike

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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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mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

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party_of_democratic_kampuchea

  • noun a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999
    Communist Party of Kampuchea; KR; Khmer Rouge.

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welcomer

  • noun a person who greets
    greeter; saluter.
    • the newcomers were met by smiling greeters
  • adjective giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted
    welcome.
    • a welcome relief
    • a welcome guest
    • made the children feel welcome
    • you are welcome to join us

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organization_of_the_oppressed_on_earth

  • noun a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon
    Hizbullah; Lebanese Hizballah; Islamic Jihad; Hezbollah; Hizballah; Hizbollah; Party of God; Revolutionary Justice Organization; Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine.

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provisional_irish_republican_army

  • noun a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
    Irish Republican Army; IRA; Provos; Provisional IRA.

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glycerine

  • noun a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
    glycerin; glycerol.

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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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jemaah_islamiyah

  • noun a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
    Islamic Community; Islamic Group; Malaysian Mujahidin Group; JI; Malaysia Militant Group.

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moro_islamic_liberation_front

  • noun a terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases

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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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awfulness

  • noun a quality of extreme unpleasantness
    dreadfulness; horridness; terribleness.

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stifling

  • noun forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    quelling; crushing; suppression.
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; strangle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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imbricate

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

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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outstrip

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree
    exceed; surpass; outperform; outgo; outmatch; surmount; outdo.
    • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
    • She outdoes all other athletes
    • This exceeds all my expectations
    • This car outperforms all others in its class
  • verb go far ahead of
    distance; outdistance.
    • He outdistanced the other runners

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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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one

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

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good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

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leaner

  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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acme

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun the highest point (of something)
    apex; vertex; peak.
    • at the peak of the pyramid

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unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

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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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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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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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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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npa

  • noun a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines
    New People's Army.

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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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prolonged

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; extended; protracted; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; protract; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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nigerian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
  • adjective of or relating to Nigeria
    • the Nigerian capital used to be Lagos

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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large

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

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by

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

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angular_position

  • noun relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

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gradient

  • noun a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    slope.
    • a five-degree gradient

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open

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

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dock_worker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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encourage

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; promote; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

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drawn-out

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; extended; protracted; prolonged.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • adjective satellite (used of speech) uttered slowly with prolonged vowels

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spacefarer

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forth

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

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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remoteness

  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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service_elevator

  • noun an elevator designed for carrying freight
    freight elevator.

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telescoped

  • adjective satellite shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another
    shortened.
    • a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars
    • years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream
  • verb crush together or collapse
    telescope.
    • In the accident, the cars telescoped
    • my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack

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fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

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free

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

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standard

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

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aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

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curtailment

  • noun the temporal property of being cut short
  • noun the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    suppression.
    • a suppression of the newspaper

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