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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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curate

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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consul

  • noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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totem

  • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
  • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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manager

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; managing director.
  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; coach.

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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interrelatedness

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelationship; interrelation.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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hierarch

  • noun a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    high priest; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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father

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

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top_dog

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; chief.
    • the head of the whole operation

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father-god

  • noun God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
    Father; Fatherhood.
    • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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vicereine

  • noun wife of a viceroy
  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    viceroy.

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logos

  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Word; Son.
  • noun a company emblem or device
    logo; logotype.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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proctor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    monitor.
  • verb watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
    invigilate.

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federation

  • noun an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; confederation.

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magistracy

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistrature.

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phylogenetic_relation

  • noun (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts
    affinity.
    • in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans

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mishpachah

  • noun (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
    mishpocha.
    • she invited the whole mishpocha

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lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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patrilineal_sib

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrikin; patrilineal kin; patrisib.

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school

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

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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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bilateral_descent

  • noun line of descent traced through both the maternal and paternal sides of the family

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sainthood

  • noun saints collectively
  • noun the status and dignity of a saint

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agnatic

  • adjective satellite related on the father's side
    agnate; paternal.
    • a paternal aunt

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tribal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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agnate

  • noun one related on the father's side
    patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrilineal kin; patrisib.
  • adjective satellite related on the father's side
    agnatic; paternal.
    • a paternal aunt

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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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lecturing

  • noun teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
    lecture.
  • verb deliver a lecture or talk
    lecture; talk.
    • She will talk at Rutgers next week
    • Did you ever lecture at Harvard?

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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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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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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second

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

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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lawyer

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    attorney.

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wife

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    married woman.

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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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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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patrilineal_kin

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrisib.

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christ

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

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endowment

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    talent; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun the capital that provides income for an institution
    endowment fund.

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learner

  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; scholar.
  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    prentice; apprentice.

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pulpit

  • noun a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    soapbox; stump; podium; ambo; dais; rostrum.

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education_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    Secretary of Education.
    • Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education
  • noun the position of the head of the Education Department
    Secretary of Education.
    • the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979

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public

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

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holy_person

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

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opposition

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    resistance.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    oppositeness.

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collateral

  • noun a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • adjective descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
    indirect.
    • cousins are collateral relatives
    • an indirect descendant of the Stuarts

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full

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

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unilateral_descent

  • noun line of descent traced through one side of the family

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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redeemer

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)

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patrilineal

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the male line
    patrilinear.
    • a patrilineal society

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treasury_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Treasury Department
    Secretary of the Treasury.
    • Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury
  • noun the position of the head of the Treasury Department
    Secretary of the Treasury.
    • the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789

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hypostasis

  • noun the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
    epistasis.
  • noun the accumulation of blood in an organ

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kinsfolk

  • noun people descended from a common ancestor
    kinfolk; family; family line; phratry; sept; folk.
    • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

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nazarene

  • noun a member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome
    Ebionite.
  • noun an early name for any Christian

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secretary_of_energy

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977

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paraclete

  • noun the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
    Holy Ghost; Holy Spirit.

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teacher

  • noun a person whose occupation is teaching
    instructor.
  • noun a personified abstraction that teaches
    • books were his teachers
    • experience is a demanding teacher

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change

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

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editor_in_chief

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor.

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comptroller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; controller.

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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twelve_tribes_of_israel

  • noun twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
    Tribes of Israel.

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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shielder

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; guardian.

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social

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

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chieftain

  • noun the leader of a group of people
    captain.
    • a captain of industry
  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; headman; tribal chief.

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bronte_sisters

  • noun a 19th century family of three sisters who all wrote novels

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daddyhood

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next_of_kin

  • noun the person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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houseman

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    intern; medical intern; interne.

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paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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counselor-at-law

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.

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quantitative_relation

  • noun a relation between magnitudes
    magnitude relation.

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to

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

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next

  • adjective satellite immediately following in time or order
    following.
    • the following day
    • next in line
    • the next president
    • the next item on the list
  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; adjacent.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side

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ethnography

  • noun the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
    descriptive anthropology.

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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reciprocity

  • noun a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
    reciprocality.
  • noun mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

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archpriest

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; primate.

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enatic

  • adjective satellite related on the mother's side
    maternal; enate.
    • my maternal grandmother

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possession

  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    ownership.
  • noun anything owned or possessed

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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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jesus_of_nazareth

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

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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academician

  • noun someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    schoolman.

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consanguine

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; kin; akin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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adult

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

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official_emissary

  • noun a member of a legation
    legate.

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air_force_officer

  • noun an officer in the airforce
    commander.

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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primate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; archpriest.
  • noun any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

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police_captain

  • noun a policeman in charge of a precinct
    police chief; captain.

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chaplainship

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplaincy.

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akin

  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    kindred.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector
  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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nurture

  • noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    rearing; raising.
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; upbringing; bringing up; rearing; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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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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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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family_tree

  • noun successive generations of kin
    genealogy.

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viceroy

  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    vicereine.
  • noun showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
    Limenitis archippus.

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unilateral

  • adjective involving only one part or side
    one-sided.
    • unilateral paralysis
    • a unilateral decision
  • adjective satellite tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only

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positioning

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

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high

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

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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papahood

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jesus

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

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offspring

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    progeny; issue.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue
  • noun something that comes into existence as a result
    materialisation; materialization.
    • industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring
    • this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts

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sis

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sister.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
    silicon; Si; atomic number 14.

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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gaffer

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

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police_chief

  • noun a policeman in charge of a precinct
    police captain; captain.

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arrangement

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

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sib

  • noun a person's brother or sister
    sibling.
  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; cognate; blood relation.

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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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cardinal

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

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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maestro

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    master.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters

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ancestor

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ascendant; root.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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maternal

  • adjective characteristic of a mother
    • warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers
  • adjective relating to or derived from one's mother
    • maternal genes

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scion

  • noun a descendent or heir
    • a scion of royal stock

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pleader

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; counselor.

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salesclerk

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; clerk; shop assistant.

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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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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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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legateship

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legation.

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correlate

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?

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public_lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    lecture; talk.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications

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pastorate

  • noun pastors collectively
  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorship.

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chief

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

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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archaeology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
    archeology.

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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cultural_anthropology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
    social anthropology.

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secretary_of_labor

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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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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logical_relation

  • noun a relation between propositions

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tribe

  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    folk.
  • noun a federation (as of American Indians)
    federation of tribes.

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counsellor

  • noun someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
    counselor.
  • noun someone who gives advice about problems
    counselor.

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prelature

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelacy.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelacy.

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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head_teacher

  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; principal.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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prexy

  • noun the head administrative officer of a college or university
    president.

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spatial_relation

  • noun the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
    position.
    • the position of the hands on the clock
    • he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

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seigniory

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    signory; seigneury.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    feudal lordship; seigneury.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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overlord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; master.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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monitor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    proctor.
  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    admonisher; reminder.

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war_secretary

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Secretary of War.

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progeny

  • noun the immediate descendants of a person
    issue; offspring.
    • she was the mother of many offspring
    • he died without issue

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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affine

  • noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
  • adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations

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linguistic_relation

  • noun a relation between linguistic forms or constituents

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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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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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skipper

  • noun a student who fails to attend classes
  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; sea captain.

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half

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

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steprelationship

  • noun a family relationship by virtue of remarriage

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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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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lineage

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    filiation; line of descent; descent.

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interrelationship

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelation; interrelatedness.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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kinship_group

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kin.

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feudal_lordship

  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; seigneury.

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component_part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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professorship

  • noun the position of professor
    chair.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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curator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    conservator.

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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fathership

The state of being a father; fatherhood; paternity.

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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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stemma

  • noun a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work
  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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incumbency

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; tenure.
  • noun a duty that is incumbent upon you

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magnitude_relation

  • noun a relation between magnitudes
    quantitative relation.

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related

  • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
    related to.
    • painting and the related arts
    • school-related activities
    • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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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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saviour

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    rescuer; savior; deliverer.

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matrisib

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrilineal kin; matrikin; enate.

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oppositeness

  • noun the relation between opposed entities
    opposition.

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ascendent

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendant.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    antecedent; ancestor; ascendant; root.

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shop_steward

  • noun a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
    steward.

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transportation_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
    Secretary of Transportation.
    • Johnson appointed Alan S. Boyd as the first Transportation Secretary
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Transportation
    Secretary of Transportation.
    • the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966

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social_anthropology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
    cultural anthropology.

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tribal_chief

  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; chieftain; headman.

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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good_shepherd

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

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secretary_of_the_treasury

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Treasury Department
    Treasury Secretary.
    • Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury
  • noun the position of the head of the Treasury Department
    Treasury Secretary.
    • the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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foundation

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

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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spot

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

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secretary_of_housing_and_urban_development

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • the first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was Robert C. Weaver who was appointed by Johnson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was created in 1966

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ancestry

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
    lineage; filiation; derivation.

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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lineal

  • adjective in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
    direct.
    • lineal ancestors
    • lineal heirs
    • a direct descendant of the king
    • direct heredity
  • adjective satellite arranged in a line

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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tribes_of_israel

  • noun twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
    Twelve Tribes of Israel.

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ethnology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics

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derivation

  • noun the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
    • he prefers shoes of Italian derivation
    • music of Turkish derivation
  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; etymologizing.

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better_half

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; married person; spouse; mate.

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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lost_tribes

  • noun the ten Tribes of Israel that were deported into captivity in Assyria around 720 BC (leaving only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin)

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allied

  • adjective satellite related by common characteristics or ancestry
    • allied species
    • allied studies
  • verb become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
    ally.
    • He allied himself with the Communists

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place

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

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fatherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    paternity.
  • noun God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
    Father-God; Father.
    • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father

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secretary

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

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first

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

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origin

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

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fair_sex

  • noun women as a class
    womanhood; woman.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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council_member

  • noun a member of a council
    councillor.

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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apostle

  • noun an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    • an apostle of revolution
  • noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    Apostelic Father.

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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consanguineal

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineous.

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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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bibliothec

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
    librarian.

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financial_officer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    treasurer.

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federation_of_tribes

  • noun a federation (as of American Indians)
    tribe.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; 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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chief_executive

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; President of the United States.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; President of the United States.
    • a President is elected every four years

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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interior_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
    Secretary of the Interior.
    • President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of the Interior
    Secretary of the Interior.
    • the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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the_nazarene

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

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master

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

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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treasurer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    financial officer.

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matrilineal_sib

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrisib; matrilineal kin; matrikin; enate.

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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solicitor

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    canvasser.
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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chairwoman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson

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constituent

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

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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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flight_attendant

  • noun an attendant on an airplane
    steward.

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secretarial

  • adjective of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work

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apprentice

  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    prentice; learner.
  • verb be or work as an apprentice
    • She apprenticed with the great master

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quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

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commandant

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commander.

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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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bed

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

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marriage

  • noun the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    union; spousal relationship; matrimony; wedlock.
    • a long and happy marriage
    • God bless this union
  • noun two people who are married to each other
    married couple; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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secretary_of_health_and_human_services

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the first Secretary of Health and Human Services was Patricia Roberts Harris who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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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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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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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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premier

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    Prime Minister; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; prime minister.

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father

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

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chaplaincy

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplainship.

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mates

  • noun a pair of people who live together
    couple; match.
    • a married couple from Chicago
  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate; mate.

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attorney_general_of_the_united_states

  • noun the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States
    Attorney General.
    • the post of Attorney General was created in 1789

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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cantor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    choirmaster; precentor.
  • noun the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
    hazan.

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chairman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairwoman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson
  • verb act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university
    chair.
    • She chaired the department for many years

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caliphate

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

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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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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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female_parent

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    mother.
    • the mother of three children

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secretary_of_state

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of State
    • the first Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson
  • noun a government minister for foreign relations
    foreign minister.

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foreman

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    chief; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a man who is foreperson of a jury

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headmaster

  • noun presiding officer of a school
    master; schoolmaster.

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pastor

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    subgenus Pastor.

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commerce_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Secretary of Commerce.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Secretary of Commerce.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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enate

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrilineal kin; matrikin.
  • adjective satellite related on the mother's side
    enatic; maternal.
    • my maternal grandmother

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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librarian

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
    bibliothec.

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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trusteeship

  • noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
    trust territory.
  • noun the position of trustee

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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cognation

  • noun line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family
    matrilineage; enation.
  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    blood kinship; consanguinity.

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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jesus_christ

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

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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precentor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    cantor; choirmaster.

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consanguinity

  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    blood kinship; cognation.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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mathematical_relation

  • noun a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

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part

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

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lordship

  • noun the authority of a lord
  • noun a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
    • Your Lordship
    • His Lordship

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professional

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

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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consanguineous

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineal.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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peasanthood

  • noun the state of being a peasant
    • the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood

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moderator

  • noun any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
  • noun in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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rector

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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defender

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    protector; shielder; guardian.
  • noun a fighter who holds out against attack
    withstander.

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chieftaincy

  • noun the position of chieftain
    chieftainship.

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superior_general

  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    general.

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presidentship

  • noun the office and function of president
    presidency.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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folks

  • noun your parents
    • he wrote to his folks every day
  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    common people; folk.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next

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medical_intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; interne.

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labor_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Secretary of Labor.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Secretary of Labor.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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agriculture_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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headman

  • noun an executioner who beheads the condemned person
    headsman.
  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; chieftain; tribal chief.

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phratry

  • noun people descended from a common ancestor
    kinfolk; family; family line; kinsfolk; sept; folk.
    • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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fatherly

  • adjective satellite like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective
    fatherlike.

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custodian

  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    keeper; steward.

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conservator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    curator.
  • noun someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person

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patrisib

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrikin; patrilineal kin.

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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high_priest

  • noun a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • he's the high priest of contemporary jazz
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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married

  • noun a person who is married
    • we invited several young marrieds
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; wed; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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matrilineal_kin

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrikin; enate.

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motherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
    maternity.

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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academicianship

  • noun the position of member of an honorary academy

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praetor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    pretor.

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locating

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

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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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principal

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

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counselorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counsellorship.

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bill_poster

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill sticker.

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seat

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

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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secretary_of_commerce

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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deanship

  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanery.

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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human_relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children

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pedigree

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun line of descent of a purebred animal

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position

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

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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married_couple

  • noun two people who are married to each other
    marriage; man and wife.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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paternal

  • adjective belonging to or inherited from one's father
    • spent his childhood on the paternal farm
    • paternal traits
  • adjective characteristic of a father

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embassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    ambassador.

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shop_clerk

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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prentice

  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    learner; apprentice.

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emplacement

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

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parent

  • noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
  • noun an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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fatherdom

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kindred

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kin group; kin; kinship group.
  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    akin.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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marx_brothers

  • noun a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor

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holy_spirit

  • noun the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
    Holy Ghost; Paraclete.

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pastorship

  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorate.

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descriptive_anthropology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
    ethnography.

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cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    first cousin; cousin-german; full cousin.

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come

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

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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shop_assistant

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; clerk; salesclerk.

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counselor

  • noun someone who gives advice about problems
    counsellor.
  • noun someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
    counsellor.

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blood_kinship

  • noun (anthropology) related by blood
    cognation; consanguinity.

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adult_female

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    woman.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted

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vice-presidency

  • noun the tenure of a vice president
    vice-presidential term.
  • noun the office and function of a vice president

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connection

  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connexion; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
  • noun the state of being connected
    link; connectedness.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable

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residency

  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; abidance.
  • noun the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

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receiver

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

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protector

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; shielder; guardian.

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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regent

  • noun members of a governing board
    trustee.
  • noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

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christ

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

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khanate

  • noun the realm of a khan
  • noun the position of a khan

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heredity

  • noun the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next
  • noun the total of inherited attributes
    genetic endowment.

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manhood

  • noun the state of being a man; manly qualities
  • noun the quality of being human
    humanness; humanity.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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connexion

  • noun a connecting shape
    link; connection.
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connectedness.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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secretary_of_the_navy

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the War Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Navy Secretary.

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marital_bed

  • noun the relationship between wife and husband
    marital relationship.

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sinecure

  • noun a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached
  • noun an office that involves minimal duties

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nonesuch

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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minister_of_religion

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; rector; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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apostle

  • noun an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    • an apostle of revolution
  • noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    Apostelic Father.

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relatedness

  • noun a particular manner of connectedness
    • the relatedness of all living things

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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in-law

  • noun a relative by marriage
    relative-in-law.

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educatee

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    pupil; student.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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regency

  • noun the period of time during which a regent governs
  • noun the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity

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controller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; comptroller.
  • noun a person who directs and restrains
    restrainer.

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defense_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
    Secretary of Defense.
    • the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Defense
    Secretary of Defense.
    • the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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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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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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line_of_descent

  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    lineage; filiation; descent.
  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors

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presidency

  • noun the tenure of a president
    presidential term; administration.
    • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration
  • noun the office and function of president
    presidentship.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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deanery

  • noun the official residence of a dean
  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanship.

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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genetic_endowment

  • noun the total of inherited attributes
    heredity.

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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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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commanding_officer

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commandant; commander.

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family_line

  • noun people descended from a common ancestor
    kinfolk; family; phratry; kinsfolk; sept; folk.
    • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

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kissing

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; fondling.
  • verb touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
    buss; osculate; snog; kiss.
    • The newly married couple kissed
    • She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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kinfolk

  • noun people descended from a common ancestor
    family; family line; phratry; kinsfolk; sept; folk.
    • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower

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secretary_of_commerce_and_labor

  • noun head of a former executive department created in 1903 and divided into two departments in 1913

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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commander

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commandant.
  • noun someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

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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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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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inspector

  • noun a high ranking police officer
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    examiner.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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bill_sticker

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill poster.

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descent

  • noun a movement downward
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    origin; extraction.
    • he comes from good origins

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liquidator

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    manslayer; murderer.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    receiver.

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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connectedness

  • noun the state of being connected
    connection; link.
    • the connection between church and state is inescapable
  • noun a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
    connection; connexion.
    • there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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full_cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; first cousin; cousin-german.

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secretary_of_transportation

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • Johnson appointed Alan S. Boyd as the first Transportation Secretary
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966

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disciple

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    adherent.

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warder

  • noun a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners

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matrikin

  • noun one related on the mother's side
    matrilineal sib; matrisib; matrilineal kin; enate.

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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holy_man

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

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kin

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kinsperson; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family
  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kinship group.

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ownership

  • noun the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  • noun the act of having and controlling property
    possession.

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secretarial_assistant

  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretary.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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emissary

  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    envoy.

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attorney_general

  • noun the chief law officer of a country or state
  • noun the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
    United States Attorney General; US Attorney General.
    • Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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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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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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associateship

  • noun the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

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kinship

  • noun a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
    affinity.
    • found a natural affinity with the immigrants
    • felt a deep kinship with the other students
    • anthropology's kinship with the humanities
  • noun (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    family relationship; relationship.

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ambassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    embassador.
  • noun an informal representative
    • an ambassador of good will

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magistrature

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistracy.

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blood_relative

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    cognate; blood relation; sib.

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police_lieutenant

  • noun an officer in a police force
    lieutenant.

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nonsuch

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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correlativity

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlation.

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maternity

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    pregnancy; gestation.
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
    motherhood.

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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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steward

  • noun someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
  • noun the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

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public_office

  • noun a position concerning the people as a whole

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blood_relation

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; cognate; sib.

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secretary_of_war

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    War Secretary.

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schoolmaster

  • noun presiding officer of a school
    headmaster; master.
  • noun any person (or institution) who acts as an educator

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affinity

  • noun (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
  • noun (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship

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location

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

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prelate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; primate; archpriest.

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patrikin

  • noun one related on the father's side
    agnate; patrilineal sib; patrilineal kin; patrisib.

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married_person

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; spouse; mate; better half.

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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bookman

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; scholar; student.

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temporal_relation

  • noun a relation involving time

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chancellor

  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    premier; prime minister.
  • noun the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
    Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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couple

  • noun a pair who associate with one another
    twosome; duet; duo.
    • the engaged couple
    • an inseparable twosome
  • noun a pair of people who live together
    mates; match.
    • a married couple from Chicago

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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cultural

  • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
    • cultural events
    • a person of broad cultural interests
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    ethnical; ethnic.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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seigneury

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    seigniory; signory.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; feudal lordship.

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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secretary_of_health_education_and_welfare

  • noun head of a former executive department created in 1953 and divided into two departments in 1979

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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descendant

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendent.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendent.

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clan

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    tribe; kindred; kin group; kin; kinship group.

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commandery

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandership.

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secretary_of_defense

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
    Defense Secretary.
    • the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Defense
    Defense Secretary.
    • the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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school_principal

  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; head teacher; principal.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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blood-related

  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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filiation

  • noun the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    lineage; line of descent; descent.
  • noun inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
    lineage; ancestry; derivation.

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first_cousin

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; cousin-german; full cousin.

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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marital_relationship

  • noun the relationship between wife and husband
    marital bed.

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family_relationship

  • noun (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    relationship; kinship.

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president_of_the_united_states

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; Chief Executive.
    • a President is elected every four years

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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secretary_of_education

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    Education Secretary.
    • Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education
  • noun the position of the head of the Education Department
    Education Secretary.
    • the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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cognate

  • noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    blood relative; blood relation; sib.
  • noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
    cognate word.

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physical_anthropology

  • noun the branch of anthropology dealing with the genesis and variation of human beings

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intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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secretary_of_veterans_affairs

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Bush appointed Edward J. Derwinski as the first Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989

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headship

  • noun the position of headmaster or headmistress
  • noun the position of head

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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prelacy

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelature.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelature.

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archeology

  • noun the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
    archaeology.

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baronetage

  • noun the collective body of baronets
  • noun the state of a baronet

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reciprocality

  • noun a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
    reciprocity.

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family_unit

  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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magnitude

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

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unit

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

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prof

  • noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    professor.

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honcho

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned military officer
  • noun an officer in a police force
    police lieutenant.

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plebe

  • noun a military trainee (as at a military academy)
    cadet.

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matrilineal

  • adjective satellite based on or tracing descent through the female line
    matrilinear.
    • matrilineal inheritance

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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post

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

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descendent

  • noun a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
    descendant.
  • adjective satellite going or coming down
    descendant.

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marital

  • adjective of or relating to the state of marriage
    matrimonial; married.
    • marital status
    • marital fidelity
    • married bliss

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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throne

  • noun the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
    • the king sat on his throne
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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comparison

  • noun the act of examining resemblances
    comparing.
    • they made a comparison of noise levels
    • the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator
  • noun relation based on similarities and differences

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sister

  • noun a female person who has the same parents as another person
    sis.
    • my sister married a musician
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
    • the Sisters taught her to love God

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blood_line

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; bloodline; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors

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have

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

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plum

  • noun any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plum tree.
  • noun any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

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business_relation

  • noun a relation between different business enterprises

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parson

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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sept

  • noun people descended from a common ancestor
    kinfolk; family; family line; phratry; kinsfolk; folk.
    • his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower
  • noun the month following August and preceding October
    September; Sep.

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marshal

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

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tribe

  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    folk.
  • noun a federation (as of American Indians)
    federation of tribes.

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marshall

  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshal.
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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kinsperson

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kin; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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dean

  • noun an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
  • noun United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
    James Byron Dean; James Dean.

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feudal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism
    feudalistic.

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bully_pulpit

  • noun a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter
    • the American presidency is a bully pulpit

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kissing_cousin

  • noun a more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss
    kissing kin.

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parentage

  • noun the state of being a parent
    parenthood.
    • to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man
  • noun the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
    birth.

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secretary_of_the_interior

  • noun the position of the head of the Department of the Interior
    Interior Secretary.
    • the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849
  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
    Interior Secretary.
    • President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior

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scholarly_person

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    bookman; scholar; student.

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mishpocha

  • noun (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
    mishpachah.
    • she invited the whole mishpocha

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accountant

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    comptroller; controller.

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editor

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor in chief.
  • noun (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
    editor program.

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secretary_of_agriculture

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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interrelation

  • noun mutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
    interrelationship; interrelatedness.
    • interrelationships of animal structure and function

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preceptor

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    don.

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poster

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; posting; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    bill poster; bill sticker.

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generalship

  • noun the leadership ability of a military general
  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalcy.

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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placement

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

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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legation

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legateship.
  • noun a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
    foreign mission.

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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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thane

  • noun a feudal lord or baron
  • noun a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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genealogy

  • noun successive generations of kin
    family tree.
  • noun the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

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bloodline

  • noun the descendants of one individual
    lineage; pedigree; parentage; descent; ancestry; stemma; blood; line; stock; line of descent; origin; blood line.
    • his entire lineage has been warriors
  • noun ancestry of a purebred animal
    pedigree.

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sisterhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sistership.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sistership.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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professor

  • noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    prof.

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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phylogenetic

  • adjective of or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms
    phyletic.
    • phylogenetic development

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emirate

  • noun the domain controlled by an emir
  • noun the office of an emir

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man_and_wife

  • noun two people who are married to each other
    marriage; married couple.
    • his second marriage was happier than the first
    • a married couple without love

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general

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

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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fatherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    paternity.
  • noun God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
    Father-God; Father.
    • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father

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deliverer

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; savior.

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energy_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
    Secretary of Energy.
    • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Energy
    Secretary of Energy.
    • the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977

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nonpareil

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint.
  • noun colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies

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second_cousin

  • noun a child of a first cousin

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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social_relation

  • noun a relation between living organisms (especially between people)

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sea_captain

  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; skipper.

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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savior

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; deliverer.

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spatial

  • adjective pertaining to or involving or having the nature of space
    spacial.
    • the first dimension to concentrate on is the spatial one
    • spatial ability
    • spatial awareness
    • the spatial distribution of the population

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proconsul

  • noun an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
  • noun a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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generalcy

  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalship.

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united_states_president

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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parenthood

  • noun the state of being a parent
    parentage.
    • to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man

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cousin-german

  • noun the child of your aunt or uncle
    cousin; first cousin; full cousin.

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brotherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
  • noun people engaged in a particular occupation
    sodality; fraternity.
    • the medical fraternity

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sistership

  • noun the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    sisterhood.
  • noun an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    sisterhood.

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holy_ghost

  • noun the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
    Holy Spirit; Paraclete.

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spouse

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    partner; married person; mate; better half.

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antecedent

  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; ancestor; ascendant; root.
  • noun a preceding occurrence or cause or event

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chairperson

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairman; chairwoman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson

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bilateral

  • adjective satellite having identical parts on each side of an axis
    bilaterally symmetric; bilaterally symmetrical; isobilateral.
  • adjective satellite affecting or undertaken by two parties
    • a bilateral agreement between the United States and Japan

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vice

  • noun moral weakness
    frailty.
  • noun a specific form of evildoing
    • vice offends the moral standards of the community

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hot_seat

  • noun an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
    electric chair; chair; death chair.
    • the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair
  • noun a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

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portion

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

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pupil

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; student.
  • noun the contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot

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kissing_kin

  • noun a more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss
    kissing cousin.

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kin_group

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin; kinship group.

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affinal

  • adjective satellite (anthropology) related by marriage
    affine.

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hypostasis_of_christ

  • noun any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united
    hypostasis.

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