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limited

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

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autochthonous

  • adjective of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed
  • adjective satellite originating where it is found
    autochthonal; indigenous; endemic; autochthonic.
    • the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo
    • autochthonous rocks and people and folktales
    • endemic folkways
    • the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan

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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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pardon

  • noun the act of excusing a mistake or offense
    forgiveness.
  • noun a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    amnesty.

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pasteboard

  • noun stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper

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desirable

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

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foul

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

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sleek

  • verb make slick or smooth
    slick.
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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whole_meal_flour

  • noun flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
    graham flour; graham; whole wheat flour.

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try_out

  • verb put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    essay; prove; try; examine; test.
    • This approach has been tried with good results
    • Test this recipe
  • verb try something new, as in order to gain experience
    experiment.
    • Students experiment sexually
    • The composer experimented with a new style

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shariah

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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death_warrant

  • noun a warrant to execute the death sentence

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abide

  • verb dwell
    bide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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tenuous

  • adjective satellite having thin consistency
    • a tenuous fluid
  • adjective satellite very thin in gauge or diameter
    • a tenuous thread

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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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paper_tiger

  • noun the nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
    • he reminded Mao that the paper tiger had nuclear teeth

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woody

  • adjective made of or containing or resembling wood
    • woody plants
    • perennial herbs with woody stems
    • a woody taste
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    arboreous; arboraceous; woodsy.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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wiriness

  • noun the property of being lean and tough and sinewy

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rag_paper

  • noun paper made partly or wholly from rags

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twiglike

  • adjective satellite thin as a twig
    twiggy.

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letters_testamentary

  • noun a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities

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powdery

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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dolichocephalism

  • noun the quality of being dolichocephalic
    dolichocephaly.

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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originality

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

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fine-grained

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells
    close-grained.
    • close-grained birch
    • fine-grained rock

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thinness

  • noun relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    tenuity; slenderness.
    • the tenuity of a hair
    • the thinness of a rope
  • noun the property of having little body fat
    leanness; spareness.

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slipping

  • adjective satellite moving as on a slippery surface
    slithering.
    • his slipping and slithering progress over the ice
  • verb move stealthily
    steal; slip.
    • The ship slipped away in the darkness

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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sharia_law

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; sharia; Islamic law; shariah.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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lord

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

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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worth

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

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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copasetic

  • adjective satellite completely satisfactory
    copesetic; copacetic; copesettic.
    • his smile said that everything was copacetic
    • You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic"- John O'Hara

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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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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limpid

  • adjective satellite clear and bright
    liquid.
    • the liquid air of a spring morning
    • eyes shining with a liquid luster
    • limpid blue eyes
  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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vitreous

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye
    • the vitreous chamber
  • adjective relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
    • vitreous rocks
    • vitreous silica

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piquance

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

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gratification

  • noun state of being gratified or satisfied
    satisfaction.
    • dull repetitious work gives no gratification
    • to my immense gratification he arrived on time
  • noun the act or an instance of satisfying

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confetti

  • noun small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)

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slipperiness

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

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pure_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

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gauntness

  • noun extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
    bonyness; emaciation; boniness; maceration.

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anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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genteelness

  • noun elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
    breeding; gentility.

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tickety

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pregnant_chad

  • noun a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
    dimple; dimpled chad.

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impenetrability

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

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admissible

  • adjective deserving to be admitted
    • admissible evidence

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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red

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

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inutility

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

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aeronautics

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
    astronautics.

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glassy

  • adjective satellite resembling glass in smoothness and shininess and slickness
    • the glassy surface of the lake
    • the pavement was...glassy with water"- Willa Cather
  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
    glazed.
    • empty eyes
    • a glassy stare
    • his eyes were glazed over with boredom

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lustre

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

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conk_out

  • verb stop operating or functioning
    die; give out; give way; break; go; go bad; fail; break down.
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • verb use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    run out; peter out; poop out; run down.
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out

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feather

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

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direct

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

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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fattening

  • adjective satellite subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter
    • a fattening hog
    • fattening pens
  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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understandability

  • noun the quality of comprehensible language or thought
    comprehensibility.

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ice_fog

  • noun a dense winter fog containing ice particles
    pogonip.

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filtration

  • noun the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
  • noun the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter

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inelegance

  • noun the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

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writ_of_error

  • noun a judicial writ from an appellate court ordering the court of record to produce the records of trial

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unmingled

  • adjective satellite not mixed with extraneous elements
    plain; sheer; unmixed.
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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serrated

  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.
  • verb make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
    serrate.
    • serrate the edges of the teeth

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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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tinker

  • noun a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
    tinkerer.
  • noun formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living

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ungeld

(Anglo-Sax. Law) A person so far out of the protection of the law, that if he were murdered, no geld, or fine, should be paid, or composition made by him that killed him. Cowell. Burrill.

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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fibre_optics

  • noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
    fiber optics; fibreoptics; fiberoptics.

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arability

  • noun the quality of land that is appropriate for cultivation

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pressed

  • adjective satellite compacted by ironing
  • verb exert pressure or force to or upon
    press.
    • He pressed down on the boards
    • press your thumb on this spot

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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uncertainness

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

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frangibility

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; breakability.

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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dory

  • noun a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
    rowboat; dinghy.
  • noun pike-like freshwater perches
    walleyed pike; walleye; jack salmon; Stizostedion vitreum.

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hairlike

  • adjective satellite long and slender with a very small internal diameter
    capillary.
    • a capillary tube

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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tactile_property

  • noun a property perceived by touch
    feel.

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granularity

  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    coarseness; graininess.

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cult

  • noun followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; furor; craze.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season

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cardboard

  • noun a stiff moderately thick paper
    composition board.
  • adjective satellite without substance
    unlifelike.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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rightness

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

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dry

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

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property

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

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distinctness

  • noun the quality of being sharp and clear
    sharpness.
  • noun the state of being several and distinct
    discreteness; severalty; separateness.

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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distressingness

  • noun the quality of being painful
    painfulness.
    • she feared the painfulness of childbirth

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playing_card

  • noun one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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well-bred

  • adjective satellite of good upbringing
    well-mannered.

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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permit

  • noun a legal document giving official permission to do something
    licence; license.
  • noun the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
    license; permission.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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punishment

  • noun the act of punishing
    penalty; penalization; penalisation.

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