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fin (Also fins, finned, finings, finessing, finessings, finessed, finesses, finning, fined, fines, fining) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to fin

similarity

  • noun the quality of being similar
  • noun a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
    law of similarity.

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mackerel

  • noun flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
  • noun any of various fishes of the family Scombridae

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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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take_the_air

  • verb take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    walk.
    • The lovers held hands while walking
    • We like to walk every Sunday

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four

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

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hanging

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

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life_support

  • noun equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions
    life-support system.
    • the astronauts relied on their life-support systems
  • noun medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive
    life-support system.
    • the patient is on life support

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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electricity

  • noun a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
  • noun energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
    electrical energy.
    • they built a car that runs on electricity

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ventral

  • adjective toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
    • the ventral aspect of the human body
    • the liver is somewhat ventral in position
    • ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped
  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    adaxial.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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sway

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

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saver

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

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hexadecimal_digit

  • noun a digit from 0 to 15 in hexadecimal notation

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digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

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rescue

  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
  • verb free from harm or evil
    deliver.

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rise

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

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upstream

  • adjective in the direction against a stream's current
  • adverb toward the source or against the current
    upriver.

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embroider

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

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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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volute

  • noun ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
    spiral.
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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heat_sink

  • noun a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat

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toxicognath

  • noun either of a pair of poison fangs in the modified front pair of legs of the centipede

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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ornamental

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

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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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homocercal_fin

  • noun symmetrical tail fin extending beyond the end of the vertebral column as in most bony fishes

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decalcomania

  • noun either a design that is fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design which is to be transferred to the surface
    decal.
  • noun the art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface

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water_ski

  • noun broad ski for skimming over water towed by a speedboat
  • verb ride water skis

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fossil

  • noun someone whose style is out of fashion
    fogey; dodo; fogy.
  • noun the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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pontoon

  • noun (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
  • noun a float supporting a seaplane

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finlet

A little fin; one of the parts of a divided fin.

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herr

A title of respect given to gentlemen in Germany, equivalent to the English Mister.

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pelvic_fin

  • noun either of a pair of fins attached to the pelvic girdle in fishes that help control the direction of movement; correspond to hind limbs of a land vertebrate
    ventral fin.

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tinsel

  • noun a showy decoration that is basically valueless
    • all the tinsel of self-promotion
  • noun a thread with glittering metal foil attached

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quarter_round

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

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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digitiser

  • noun device for converting analogue signals into digital signals
    analog-to-digital converter; analog-digital converter; digitizer.

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anchor

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

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triskele

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

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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quillback

(Zoöl.) An American fresh-water fish (Ictiobus, ∨ Carpiodes, cyprinus); -- called also carp sucker, sailfish, spearfish, and skimback.

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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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recording_machine

  • noun equipment for making records
    recorder; recording equipment.

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fancy_up

  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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landscape

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

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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dna

  • noun (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information
    deoxyribonucleic acid; desoxyribonucleic acid.
    • DNA is the king of molecules

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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dorsal_fin

  • noun unpaired median fin on the backs of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates that help to maintain balance

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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key_pattern

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

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advance

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

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clodhopper

  • noun a thick and heavy shoe
    brogan; work shoe; brogue.

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err

  • verb to make a mistake or be incorrect
    slip; mistake.
  • verb wander from a direct course or at random
    drift; stray.
    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
    • don't drift from the set course

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pursue

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    prosecute; engage.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb follow in or as if in pursuit
    follow.
    • The police car pursued the suspected attacker
    • Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life

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setup

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    apparatus.
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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tetrapod

  • noun a vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages

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foliage

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

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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aquajelly

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dolphin

  • noun large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
    mahimahi; dolphinfish.
  • noun any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

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aquanaut

  • noun an underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder
    skin-diver.
  • noun a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
    oceanaut.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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damage

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

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machine

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

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hop

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

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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computer_graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    graphic.

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iii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; trinity; terzetto.
  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    3; three.

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bedight

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

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beauty

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

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nipper

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    claw; chela; pincer.

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lag

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

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sharpfin

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cinque

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.

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baggage

  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
    luggage.
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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order

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

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incrust

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

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deck

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

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over

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

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betake_oneself

  • verb displace oneself; go from one location to another

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metapterygium

(Anat.) The posterior of the three principal basal cartilages in the fins of fishes. -- Me*tap`ter*yg"i*al a.

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coiling

  • adjective satellite in the shape of a coil
    helical; spiraling; spiral; turbinate; voluted; whorled; volute.
  • verb to wind or move in a spiral course
    coil; gyrate; spiral.
    • the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action
    • black smoke coiling up into the sky
    • the young people gyrated on the dance floor

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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gertrude_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Ederle.

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fit

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

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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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guilloche

  • noun an architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands

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fig

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

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mortise_joint

  • noun a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
    ankle; articulatio talocruralis; ankle joint.
  • noun a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
    mortise-and-tenon joint.

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fin

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

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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break

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

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band

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

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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decorator

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

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investiture

  • noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
    enthronization; enthronement; coronation; enthronisation.
  • noun the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
    investment.

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bony

  • adjective satellite very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    pinched; emaciated; cadaverous; gaunt; skeletal; wasted; haggard.
    • emaciated bony hands
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    • eyes were haggard and cavernous
    • small pinched faces
    • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
  • adjective composed of or containing bone
    osseous; osteal.
    • osseous tissue

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whish

  • verb make a sibilant sound
  • verb move with a whishing sound
    • The car whished past her

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wend

  • verb direct one's course or way
    • wend your way through the crowds

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arrow

  • noun a mark to indicate a direction or relation
    pointer.
  • noun a projectile with a straight thin shaft and an arrowhead on one end and stabilizing vanes on the other; intended to be shot from a bow

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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instrumentality

  • noun a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
    • are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?
    • he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement
  • noun the quality of being instrumental for some purpose

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gargoyle

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

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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appurtenance

  • noun equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
    gear; paraphernalia.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; accessory.

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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by

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

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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skin_diving

  • noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
    skin-dive.

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tierce

  • noun the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    terce.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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pterosaur

  • noun an extinct reptile of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a bird-like beak and membranous wings supported by the very long fourth digit of each forelimb
    flying reptile.

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walking_shoe

  • noun a light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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mammal

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

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mutilate

  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mangle; cut up.
    • The madman mutilates art work
  • verb alter so as to make unrecognizable
    murder; mangle.
    • The tourists murdered the French language

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tool_kit

  • noun a set of carpenter's tools
    carpenter's kit.

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fret

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

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talocruralis

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robotuna

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sprig

  • noun a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
    twig; branchlet.
  • noun an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers

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purpose

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

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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jackknife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    clasp knife.
  • noun a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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tuna

  • noun tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica
    Opuntia tuna.
  • noun important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
    tuna fish; tunny.

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hood

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

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illustrate

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

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bannerfish

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heatsink

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bonito

  • noun flesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae; related to but smaller than tuna
  • noun fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna
    Katsuwonus pelamis; oceanic bonito.

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cyma

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

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gertrude_caroline_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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go_forward

  • verb move ahead; travel onward in time or space
    continue; proceed.
    • We proceeded towards Washington
    • She continued in the direction of the hills
    • We are moving ahead in time now

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flip-flop

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

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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submersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; dousing.

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tog

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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toe

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

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thunniform

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emblem

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

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hindlimb

  • noun a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals
    hind limb.

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gym

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gymnasium.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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embellish

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

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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past

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

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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huarache

  • noun a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
    huaraches.

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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combtooth

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impeller

  • noun the blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)

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barde

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

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paint_the_lily

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

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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draw_back

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; move back; withdraw; pull away; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
  • verb use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
    retract; pull back.

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dozen

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
    twelve; 12; XII.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
    twelve; 12; xii.

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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ternion

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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cymatium

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

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gussy

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dermal

  • adjective of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula
    epidermal; cuticular; epidermic.
  • adjective of or relating to or located in the dermis
    dermic.

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heptad

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.

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circlet

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

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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fillagree

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

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huaraches

  • noun a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
    huarache.
  • noun a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
    huarache.

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foliate

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

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move_back

  • verb pull back or move away or backward
    retire; recede; pull back; withdraw; pull away; draw back; retreat.
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb

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manta_ray

  • noun extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
    manta; devilfish.

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flop

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

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flow

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

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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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taeniatus

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monofin

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belt_along

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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dot

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

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mortise

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortice.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortice.

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aquatic

  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
  • adjective relating to or consisting of or being in water
    • an aquatic environment

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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spangle

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

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armament

  • noun weaponry used by military or naval force
  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    arming; equipping.

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ending

  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    termination.
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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mouthpart

  • noun any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

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heterocercal_fin

  • noun a tail fin with unequal lobes in which the vertebral column turns upward into the larger lobe as in sharks

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do

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

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vertical_stabilizer

  • noun a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
    tail fin; vertical stabiliser; vertical fin; tailfin.

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fluid

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

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tracery

  • noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

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mocassin

  • noun soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
    moccasin.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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parqueterie

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

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astragal

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

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neckband

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

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architecture

  • noun an architectural product or work
  • noun the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
    • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

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rung

  • noun a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
    stave; round.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    spoke; rundle.

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hasten

  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; festinate; look sharp; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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congress_gaiter

  • noun an ankle high shoe with elastic gussets in the sides
    congress shoe; congress boot.

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calceus

  • noun a shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans

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septet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; VII; 7; septenary.
  • noun seven performers or singers who perform together
    septette.

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parquetry

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

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ruffle

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

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oceanic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
    pelagic.
    • oceanic islands like Bermuda
    • oceanic currents
    • oceanic birds
    • pelagic organisms
    • pelagic whaling
  • noun an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
    Eastern Malayo-Polynesian.

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propulsion

  • noun a propelling force
  • noun the act of propelling
    actuation.

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away

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

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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timeframe

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eighter_from_decatur

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    ogdoad; octet; octad; eight; VIII; eighter; 8; octonary.

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triplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

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cut

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

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aquarium

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    fish tank; marine museum.

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medallion

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

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spurt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    squirt; spirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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monad

  • noun (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one
  • noun a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
    monas.

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quint

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quin; quintuplet.

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foray

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; raid.
  • noun an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    • scientists' forays into politics

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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monas

  • noun a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
    monad.
  • noun an island to the northwest of Wales
    Mona; Anglesea; Anglesey Island; Anglesey; Anglesea Island.

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bathroom

  • noun a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
    bath.
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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snake_eyes

  • noun expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot
    craps.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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twain

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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mean

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

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chela

  • noun a Hindu disciple of a swami
  • noun a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    nipper; claw; pincer.

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trine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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motivity

  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motive power.

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motorise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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fin_keel

  • noun a metal plate projecting from the keel of a shallow vessel to give it greater lateral stability

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windsurf

  • verb ride standing on a surfboard with an attached sail, on water
    • You cannot windsurf when the air is completely still

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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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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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precede

  • verb be earlier in time; go back further
    antecede; forego; predate; forgo; antedate.
    • Stone tools precede bronze tools
  • verb come before
    predate.
    • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

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conducting_wire

  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    wire.

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seven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    seven-spot.

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architrave

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

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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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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plimsoll

  • noun a light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top
  • noun waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded
    load line; Plimsoll line; Plimsoll mark.

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foursome

  • noun four people considered as a unit
    quartette; quartet.
    • he joined a barbershop quartet
    • the foursome teed off before 9 a.m.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.

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forehead

  • noun the part of the face above the eyes
    brow.
  • noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
    frontal bone; os frontale.

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travel_purposefully

  • verb travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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descend

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example
    derive; come.
    • She was descended from an old Italian noble family
    • he comes from humble origins

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nauen

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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vi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    United States Virgin Islands; American Virgin Islands.

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aquapenguin

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hang

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

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refit

  • noun outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
  • verb fit out again

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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tassel

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

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mechanise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanize.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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ocean

  • noun a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    sea.

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beset

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

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human

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

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volumetric

  • adjective of or relating to measurement by volume
    volumetrical.
    • volumetric analysis

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ease

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

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spread

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

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board

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

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nosegay

  • noun an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
    bouquet; posy; corsage.

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boulle

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

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trimming

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

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vii

  • adjective satellite being one more than six
    seven; 7.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; septet; 7; septenary.

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quirk

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

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troika

  • noun a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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uprise

  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • verb ascend as a sound
    • The choirs singing uprose and filled the church

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retreat

  • noun (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
  • noun a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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overfly

  • verb fly over
    pass over.
    • The plane passed over Damascus

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zoom

  • noun a rapid rise
    rapid climb; rapid growth.
  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    soar.

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decatur

  • noun United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
    Stephen Decatur.
  • noun a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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outstroke

  • noun the stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft

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come_down

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    go down; descend; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb be the essential element
    boil down; reduce.
    • The proposal boils down to a compromise

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angelfish

  • noun a butterfly fish of the genus Pomacanthus
  • noun deep-bodied disk-shaped food fish of warmer western Atlantic coastal waters
    Chaetodipterus faber; spadefish.

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heteracanth

(Zoöl.) Having the spines of the dorsal fin unsymmetrical, or thickened alternately on the right and left sides.

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finny

(Zoöl.) Having, or abounding in, fins, as fishes; pertaining to fishes.

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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trefoil

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
    medic; medick.
  • noun a plant of the genus Trifolium
    clover.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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mopboard

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
    baseboard; skirting board.

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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work_out

  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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orbiter

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    satellite; artificial satellite.

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proceeding

  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
    legal proceeding; proceedings.
  • verb continue talking
    carry on; continue; proceed; go on.
    • I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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recording_equipment

  • noun equipment for making records
    recorder; recording machine.

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fob

  • noun a vest pocket to hold a pocket watch
    watch pocket.
  • noun an adornment that hangs from a watch chain

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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cork

  • noun outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.
  • noun (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells
    phellem.

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sift

  • verb move as if through a sieve
    • The soldiers sifted through the woods
  • verb separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
    strain; sieve.
    • sift the flour

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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architectural

  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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posy

  • noun an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
    bouquet; nosegay; corsage.

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digitalize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data
  • verb administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

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slither

  • verb to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
    slide.
    • They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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coral

  • noun a variable color averaging a deep pink
  • noun the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
    precious coral; red coral.

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propagate

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

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twitch

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

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tail_fin

  • noun a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
    vertical stabilizer; vertical stabiliser; vertical fin; tailfin.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    fin; tailfin.

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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raised

  • adjective located or moved above the surround or above the normal position
    • a raised design
    • raised eyebrows
  • verb raise the level or amount of something
    raise.
    • raise my salary
    • raise the price of bread

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robotics_equipment

  • noun equipment used in robotics

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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down

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

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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fuselage

  • noun the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

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chime

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    gong; bell.
  • verb emit a sound
    • bells and gongs chimed

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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frill

  • noun (paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs
  • noun an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal
    ruff.

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loafer

  • noun person who does no work
    layabout; bum; idler; do-nothing.
    • a lazy bum
  • noun a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel

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wind_bell

  • noun a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle
    wind chime.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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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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medium

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

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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pinna

  • noun division of a usually pinnately divided leaf
    pinnule.
  • noun the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
    ear; auricle.

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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belly_whopper

  • noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    belly flopper; belly flop; belly whop.

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extremity

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    appendage; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

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go_past

  • verb move past
    travel by; pass by; go by; surpass; pass.
    • A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window
    • He passed his professor in the hall
    • One line of soldiers surpassed the other
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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ancestral

  • adjective satellite inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
    patrimonial; transmissible; hereditary.
    • ancestral home
    • ancestral lore
    • hereditary monarchy
    • patrimonial estate
    • transmissible tradition
  • adjective of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor

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decorate

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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duet

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duo.

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homocercal

  • adjective possessing a symmetrical tail that extends beyond the end of the vertebral column (as in most bony fishes)

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trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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trio

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun a musical composition for three performers

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aquaray

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forearm

  • noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • verb arm in advance of a confrontation

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cleats

  • noun shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles
    • the football players all wore cleats
  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
    cleat.

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archipterygium

(Anat.) The primitive form of fin, like that of Ceratodus.

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quintuplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
    quin; quint.

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ship

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

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archive

  • noun a depository containing historical records and documents
  • verb put into an archive
    file away.

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pentad

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin.

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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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marking

  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • noun a pattern of marks

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tip

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

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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roll

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

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garland

  • noun an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
    florilegium; miscellany.
  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Judy Garland.

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journey

  • noun the act of traveling from one place to another
    journeying.
  • verb undertake a journey or trip
    travel.

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propelling

  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellent; propellant; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought
  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel; propel.
    • Steam propels this ship

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barracuda

  • noun any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth

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derail

  • verb cause to run off the tracks
    • they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste
  • verb run off or leave the rails
    jump.
    • the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks

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trick_up

  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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tog_out

  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; tog up; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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meander

  • noun a bend or curve, as in a stream or river
  • noun an aimless amble on a winding course
    ramble.

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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pelvicachromis

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heterocercal

  • adjective possessing a tail with the upper lobe larger than the lower and with the vertebral column prolonged into the upper lobe

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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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swimmeret

  • noun one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
    pleopod.

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march_on

  • verb move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    advance; move on; progress; pass on; go on.
    • Time marches on

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skirting

  • adjective satellite being all around the edges; enclosing
    encircling.
    • his encircling arms
    • the room's skirting board needs painting
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; sidestep; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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antefix

  • noun carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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fan_tracery

  • noun the carved tracery on fan vaulting

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propellent

  • noun any substance that propels
    propellant.
  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellant; propelling; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought

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terzopoulos

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game_equipment

  • noun equipment or apparatus used in playing a game

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decorativeness

  • noun an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

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speculation

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    conjecture.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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work

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

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tinseled

  • adjective satellite glittering with gold or silver
    clinquant; tinselly.
  • verb impart a cheap brightness to
    tinsel.
    • his tinseled image of Hollywood

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skirting_board

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor
    baseboard; mopboard.

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build_up

  • verb enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages
    • build up your savings
  • verb form or accumulate steadily
    progress; build; work up.
    • Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
    • Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border

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move_around

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

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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running_shoe

  • noun a light comfortable shoe designed for running

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spirt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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sextuplet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6.

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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fluke

  • noun a stroke of luck
    good luck; good fortune.
  • noun a barb on a harpoon or arrow

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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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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hexad

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.

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fledge

  • verb feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
  • verb decorate with feathers
    flight.
    • fledge an arrow

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precursor

  • noun a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
  • noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    forerunner.

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quaternion

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.

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bow

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

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fivesome

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • noun five people considered as a unit
    quintet; quintette.

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locomotion

  • noun the power or ability to move
    motive power; motivity.
  • noun self-propelled movement
    travel.

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bob

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

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finswimming

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puffer

  • noun delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
    pufferfish; sea squab; blowfish.
  • noun any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers
    pufferfish; globefish; blowfish.

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sextet

  • noun a musical composition written for six performers
    sestet; sextette.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.

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flexibility

  • noun the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
    flexibleness.
  • noun the quality of being adaptable or variable
    flexibleness.
    • he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement

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gewgaw

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

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brogan

  • noun a thick and heavy shoe
    work shoe; clodhopper; brogue.

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saddle_oxford

  • noun an oxford with a saddle of contrasting color
    saddle shoe.

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kit_up

  • verb supply with a set of articles or tools
    kit out; kit.

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motive_power

  • noun the power or ability to move
    locomotion; motivity.

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tog_up

  • verb put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
    rig out; dress up; fig out; overdress; trick up; deck out; prink; tog out; get up; fig up; deck up; fancy up; attire; gussy up; trick out.
    • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
    • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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lungfish

  • noun air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought

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sunburst

  • noun a sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds
  • noun a design consisting of a central disk resembling the sun and rays emanating from it

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beadwork

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

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chelicera

  • noun either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing

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flapping

  • noun the motion made by flapping up and down
    flutter; fluttering; flap.
  • verb move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
    wave; undulate; roll; flap.
    • The curtains undulated
    • the waves rolled towards the beach

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septenary

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    seven; heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7.

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fly

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

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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moccasin

  • noun soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans
    mocassin.

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pleopod

  • noun one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
    swimmeret.

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digitalise

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalize; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data

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impel

  • verb urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
    force.
  • verb cause to move forward with force
    propel.
    • Steam propels this ship

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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pelt_along

  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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ferry

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferryboat.
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferrying.

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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interior_decoration

  • noun decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
    decor.
  • noun the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
    interior design.

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monash

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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digitize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitalize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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terzetto

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity.

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rescue_equipment

  • noun equipment used to rescue passengers in case of emergency

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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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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floral

  • adjective satellite resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
    flowered.
    • an unusual floral design
  • adjective relating to or associated with flowers
    • floral organs

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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jellyfish

  • noun large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
    Portuguese man-of-war; man-of-war.
  • noun any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans

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chukka_boot

  • noun a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
    chukka.

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fallal

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

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actinotrichium

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natural

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

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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slice_through

  • verb move through a body or an object with a slicing motion
    slice into.
    • His hand sliced through the air

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stability

  • noun the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
    stableness.
  • noun a stable order (especially of society)

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surfriding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfing.

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arabesque

  • noun position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose
  • noun an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

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equip

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with abilities or understanding
    • She was never equipped to be a dancer

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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tore

  • noun commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
    torus.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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go_down

  • verb move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
    descend; come down; fall.
    • The temperature is going down
    • The barometer is falling
    • The curtain fell on the diva
    • Her hand went up and then fell again
  • verb go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    settle; sink; go under.

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duodecimal

  • noun one part in twelve equal parts
    twelfth part; twelfth; one-twelfth.
  • adjective satellite based on twelve
    • the duodecimal number system

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rosette

  • noun an ornament or pattern resembling a rose that is worn as a badge of office or as recognition of having won an honor
  • noun rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
    russet scab; stem canker; little potato.

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polka_dot

  • noun design consisting of a pattern of regularly spaced circular spots

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platform

  • noun a raised horizontal surface
    • the speaker mounted the platform
  • noun a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
    program; political platform; political program.
    • their candidate simply ignored the party platform
    • they won the election even though they offered no positive program

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flying_gurnard

  • noun tropical fish with huge fanlike pectoral fins for underwater gliding; unrelated to searobins
    flying robin; butterflyfish.

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cesposito

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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equipage

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    materiel.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; carriage.

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tucker

  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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nailhead

  • noun something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
  • noun flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point

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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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courtship

  • noun a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
    wooing; suit; courting.
    • its was a brief and intense courtship

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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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stabilize

  • verb make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    stabilise.
    • The drug stabilized her blood pressure
    • stabilize prices
  • verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    steady; brace; stabilise.
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

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necklet

  • noun decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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pommel

  • noun a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
  • noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
    saddlebow.

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quartet

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; 4.
  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartette.

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significant_figure

  • noun any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value)
    significant digit.
    • he calculated the answer to four significant figures

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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gird

  • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    build up; fortify; arm.
    • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • troops are building up on the Iraqi border
  • verb put a girdle on or around
    girdle.
    • gird your loins

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beetle

  • noun insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
  • noun a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
    mallet.

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bauble

  • noun a mock scepter carried by a court jester
  • noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
    fallal; bangle; novelty; trinket; gewgaw; gaud.

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pom-pom

  • noun decoration consisting of a ball of tufted wool or silk; usually worn on a hat
    pompon.
  • noun artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
    antiaircraft; ack-ack; antiaircraft gun; ack-ack gun; flack; flak.

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tart_up

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

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jounce

  • noun a sudden jarring impact
    shock; jar; jolt.
    • the door closed with a jolt
    • all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers
  • verb move up and down repeatedly
    bounce.

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space

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

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go_around

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

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mesopterygium

(Anat.) The middle one of the three principal basal cartilages in the fins of fishes. -- Me*sop`ter*yg"i*al a.

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dog_collar

  • noun a collar for a dog
  • noun a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy
    clerical collar; Roman collar.

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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thong

  • noun leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
    lash.
  • noun underpants resembling a G-string; worn by women especially under very tight pants
    • she wore thongs in her quest for the callipygian ideal

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turbinate

  • noun any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
    turbinate bone; turbinal.
  • adjective of or relating to the scroll-shaped turbinate bones in the nasal passages

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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hind_limb

  • noun a posterior appendage such as a leg or the homologous structure in other animals
    hindlimb.

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deuce-ace

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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sabot

  • noun a shoe carved from a single block of wood
    wooden shoe.
  • noun footwear usually with wooden soles
    geta; patten; clog.

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digitization

  • noun conversion of analog information into digital information
    digitisation.

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british

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

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motion

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

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turn

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

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punt

  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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swing

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

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front_crawl

  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; crawl.

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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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tennis

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

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one

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

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arras

  • noun a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
    tapestry.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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open

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

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frogman

  • noun someone who works underwater
    underwater diver; diver.

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cooling

  • noun the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
    temperature reduction; chilling.
  • noun a mechanism for keeping something cool
    cooling system.
    • the cooling was overhead fans

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sgraffito

  • noun a ceramic or mural decoration made by scratching off a surface layer to reveal the ground

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hind_leg

  • noun the back limb of a quadruped

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eyes

  • noun opinion or judgment
    • in the eyes of the law
    • I was wrong in her eyes
  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; optic; oculus.

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blazon

  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; arms; blazonry.
  • verb decorate with heraldic arms
    emblazon.

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thruster

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    pusher.
  • noun a small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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photographic

  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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iceberg

  • noun a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
    berg.
  • noun lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
    iceberg lettuce; crisphead lettuce.
    • iceberg is still the most popular lettuce

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stingbull

(Zoöl.) The European greater weever fish (Trachinus draco), which is capable of inflicting severe wounds with the spinous rays of its dorsal fin. See Weever.

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octal_digit

  • noun a digit from 0 to 7 in octal notation

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