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soggy

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    mucky; swampy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    doughy.
    • the cake fell

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lighter

  • noun a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
    ignitor; igniter.
  • noun a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
    light; ignitor; igniter.
    • do you have a light?

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water_wings

  • noun a life preserver consisting of a connected pair of inflatable bags that fit under a person's arms and provide buoyancy; used by children learning to swim

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doughy

  • adjective satellite having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess"
    soggy.
    • the cake fell

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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wraithlike

  • adjective satellite lacking in substance
    shadowy.
    • strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler
    • dim shadowy forms
    • a wraithlike column of smoke

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immaterialise

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; unsubstantialise; unsubstantialize.

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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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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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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acoustic_buoy

  • noun a buoy that can be heard (at night)

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thready

  • adjective satellite forming viscous or glutinous threads
    ropey; ropy; stringy.
  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; filiform; filamentous; filamentlike.

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impetus

  • noun a force that moves something along
    drift; impulsion.
  • noun the act of applying force suddenly
    impulse; impulsion.
    • the impulse knocked him over

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preserver

  • noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
    restorer; refinisher; renovator.
  • noun a cook who preserves fruits or meat

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raftman

  • noun someone who travels by raft
    raftsman; rafter.

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density

  • noun the amount per unit size
    denseness.
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; concentration; tightness; denseness.

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whistle_buoy

  • noun a buoy that makes a whistling noise
    whistling buoy.

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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unreal

  • adjective lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
    • ghosts and other unreal entities
    • unreal propaganda serving as news
  • adjective not actually such; being or seeming fanciful or imaginary
    • this conversation is getting more and more unreal
    • the fantastically unreal world of government bureaucracy
    • the unreal world of advertising art

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breeches_buoy

  • noun a life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship

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flotation_device

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
    preserver; life preserver.

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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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weightlessness

  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    lightness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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sizeable

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    sizable; ample.
    • a sizable fortune
    • an ample waistline
    • of ample proportions
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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goodish

  • adjective satellite moderately good of its kind
    • a goodish wine
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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dead_weight

  • noun an oppressive encumbrance
  • noun a heavy motionless weight

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lighter-than-air

  • adjective satellite relating to a balloon or other aircraft that flies because it weighs less than the air it displaces

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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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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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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life_vest

  • noun life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
    life jacket; cork jacket.

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lumbering

  • noun the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
  • verb move heavily or clumsily
    lumber; pound.
    • The heavy man lumbered across the room

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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life_ring

  • noun a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
    life belt; life buoy; lifesaver.

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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whistle

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistling.
  • noun the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    whistling.
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game

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corpulent

  • adjective satellite excessively fat
    rotund; obese; weighty.
    • a weighty man

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whistling

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistle.
  • noun the act of whistling a tune
    • his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work

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aery

  • noun the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
    eyrie; aerie; eyry.
  • noun any habitation at a high altitude
    eyrie; aerie; eyry.

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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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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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unsubstantialise

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; immaterialise; unsubstantialize.

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capillary

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary tube; capillary tubing.
  • noun any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
    capillary vessel.

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transparent

  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; limpid; pellucid; crystalline.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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dirigible

  • noun a steerable self-propelled aircraft
    airship.
  • adjective satellite capable of being steered or directed
    steerable.

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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buoy_up

  • verb become more cheerful
    lighten; lighten up.
    • after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit
  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten; lighten up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit

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particle

  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.
  • noun a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
    subatomic particle.

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respectable

  • adjective characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
    • a respectable woman
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; estimable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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life_belt

  • noun belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
    safety harness; safety belt.
  • noun a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
    life buoy; lifesaver; life ring.

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shadowy

  • adjective satellite filled with shade
    umbrageous; shady; shadowed.
    • the shady side of the street
    • the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed
    • we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove
    • cool umbrageous woodlands
  • adjective satellite lacking clarity or distinctness
    dim; faint; vague; wispy.
    • a dim figure in the distance
    • only a faint recollection
    • shadowy figures in the gloom
    • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
    • a few wispy memories of childhood

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breeches

  • noun trousers ending above the knee
    knee pants; knee breeches; knickers; knickerbockers.
  • noun opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
    rear of tube; breech; rear of barrel.

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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monumental

  • adjective relating or belonging to or serving as a monument
    • the use of the arch in monumental architecture
    • monumental sculptures
  • adjective satellite of outstanding significance
    • Einstein's monumental contributions to physics

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paper

  • noun a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
  • noun an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    report; theme; composition.
    • he got an A on his composition

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weighed_down

  • adjective satellite full of; bearing great weight
    heavy.
    • trees heavy with fruit
    • vines weighed down with grapes
  • adjective satellite heavily burdened with work or cares
    bowed down; loaded down; overburdened.
    • bowed down with troubles
    • found himself loaded down with responsibilities
    • overburdened social workers
    • weighed down with cares

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stringy

  • adjective satellite lean and sinewy
    wiry.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; unchewable; sinewy.

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diaphanous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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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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locomotive

  • noun a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    engine; railway locomotive; locomotive engine.
  • adjective of or relating to locomotion
    locomotor.

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airiness

  • noun the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial
    buoyancy.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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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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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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zigzag

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zig; zag.
  • verb travel along a zigzag path
    crank.
    • The river zigzags through the countryside

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weightless

  • adjective having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light
    • floating freely in a weightless condition
    • a baby bat...fluffy and weightless as a moth
    • jackets made of a weightless polyester fabric

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unsubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unreal; insubstantial.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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bobber

  • noun a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
    bob; bobfloat; cork.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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nun

  • noun a woman religious
  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun buoy; conical buoy.

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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intangible

  • noun assets that are saleable though not material or physical
    intangible asset.
  • adjective (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value
    • intangible assets such as good will

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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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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diving

  • noun an athletic competition that involves diving into water
    diving event.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    dive.

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irreality

  • noun the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
    unreality.

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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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wings

  • noun a means of flight or ascent
    • necessity lends wings to inspiration
  • noun stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members

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heavier-than-air

  • adjective satellite relating to an aircraft heavier than the air it displaces

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satisfying

  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; hearty; square.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day
  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    satisfy; fulfill; fulfil; live up to.

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dense

  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; impenetrable.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
  • adjective satellite hard to pass through because of dense growth
    thick.
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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see-through

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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gossamer

  • noun a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    cobweb.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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man

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

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unreality

  • noun the quality possessed by something that is unreal
  • noun the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
    irreality.

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prone_float

  • noun a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
    dead-man's float.

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throw-weight

  • noun the weight of the payload of a missile (not including the weight of the rocket)

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seafaring

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; sailing.
  • noun travel by water
    water travel.

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bob_about

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob around.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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gauzy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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silty

  • adjective satellite full of silt
    • silty soil

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paper_thin

  • adjective satellite thin as paper
    • her blouse was paper thin

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nun_buoy

  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun; conical buoy.

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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air_jacket

  • noun an inflatable life jacket
    Mae West.

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supporting

  • noun the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    support.
    • he leaned against the wall for support
  • verb give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
    support; back up.
    • She supported him during the illness
    • Her children always backed her up

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full

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

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balsa_raft

  • noun a light raft made of balsa
    Kon Tiki.

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artefactual

  • adjective of or relating to artifacts
    artifactual.

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hefty

  • adjective satellite (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
    powerful; brawny; muscular; sinewy.
    • a hefty athlete
    • a muscular boxer
    • powerful arms
  • adjective satellite of considerable weight and size
    • a hefty dictionary

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loose

  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; free; release; liberate.
  • verb turn loose or free from restraint
    let loose; unleash.
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

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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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hairlike

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

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ponderous

  • adjective satellite slow and laborious because of weight
    heavy; lumbering.
    • the heavy tread of tired troops
    • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
    • ponderous prehistoric beasts
    • a ponderous yawn
  • adjective satellite having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    • a ponderous stone
    • a ponderous burden
    • ponderous weapons

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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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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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skin-dive

  • noun underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel
    skin diving.
  • verb swim underwater with no breathing apparatus other than a snorkel

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shifting

  • noun the act of moving from one place to another
    shift.
    • his constant shifting disrupted the class
  • verb make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched"
    shift; switch; change over.
    • First Joe led

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compressed

  • adjective satellite pressed tightly together
    tight.
    • with lips compressed
  • verb make more compact by or as if by pressing
    compact; compress; pack together.
    • compress the data

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spar_buoy

  • noun a buoy resembling a vertical log

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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insubstantiality

  • noun lack of solid substance and strength
  • noun lacking substance or reality

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poundage

  • noun a charge based on weight measured in pounds
  • noun a fee charged for the recovery of impounded animals

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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sinewy

  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    fibrous; unchewable; stringy.
  • adjective consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
    tendinous.

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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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about

  • adjective satellite on the move
    astir.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident
  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    around; some; roughly; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party

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vaporous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vapourous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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slender

  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slim; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
  • adjective satellite very narrow
    thin.
    • a thin line across the page

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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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vapourous

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of vapor
    vaporous; vapourific; vaporish; vaporific; vapourish.
    • vaporous clouds

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massive

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; monolithic.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite being the same substance throughout
    • massive silver

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retrograde

  • verb move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  • verb move in a direction contrary to the usual one
    • retrograding planets

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real

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real number.
  • noun the basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

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fleshy

  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; overweight.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling flesh
    sarcoid.

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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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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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floaty

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    buoyant.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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gauze

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze bandage.
  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    netting; veiling.

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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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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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aeriform

  • adjective satellite resembling air or having the form of air
    airlike.
  • adjective satellite characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    airy; aerial; aery; ethereal.
    • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
    • aerial fancies
    • an airy apparition
    • physical rather than ethereal forms

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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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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carling_float

  • noun a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency
    life raft.

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ribbonlike

  • adjective satellite long and thin; resembling a ribbon
    ribbony.
    • ribbonlike noodles

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natation

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    floating.

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ethereal

  • adjective satellite characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    airy; aeriform; aerial; aery.
    • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
    • aerial fancies
    • an airy apparition
    • physical rather than ethereal forms
  • adjective of or containing or dissolved in ether
    • ethereal solution

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body_weight

  • noun the weight of a person's body

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vagabond

  • noun anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
    • pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea
  • noun a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    floater; vagrant; drifter.

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buoyancy

  • noun cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
    perkiness.
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial
    airiness.

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bobfloat

  • noun a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
    bob; bobber; cork.

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floaty

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    buoyant.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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mae_west

  • noun United States film actress (1892-1980)
    West.
  • noun an inflatable life jacket
    air jacket.

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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unconsolidated

  • adjective satellite loose and unstratified
    • unconsolidated soil

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duplicate

  • noun something additional of the same kind
    extra.
    • he always carried extras in case of an emergency
  • noun a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    duplication.
    • he made a duplicate for the files

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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filmy

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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airy

  • adjective satellite open to or abounding in fresh air
    aired.
    • airy rooms
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    windy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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overweight

  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; stoutness; adiposis.
  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; fleshy.

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weightiness

  • noun the relative importance granted to something
    weight.
    • his opinion carries great weight
    • the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed
  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    heaviness.
    • the heaviness of lead

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raft

  • noun a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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opening

  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    gap.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  • noun a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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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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relaxing

  • adjective affording physical or mental rest
    reposeful; restful.
    • she spent a restful night at home
  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; relax; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work

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whistling_buoy

  • noun a buoy that makes a whistling noise
    whistle buoy.

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threadlike

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    filiform; thready; filamentous; filamentlike.

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filiform

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; thready; filamentous; filamentlike.

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conical_buoy

  • noun a buoy resembling a cone
    nun; nun buoy.

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sizable

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    sizeable; ample.
    • a sizable fortune
    • an ample waistline
    • of ample proportions
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; goodly; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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berg

  • noun a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
    iceberg.
  • noun Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)
    Alban Berg.

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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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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dead-man's_float

  • noun a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
    prone float.

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skin_diving

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

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filamentlike

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; filiform; thready; filamentous.

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cork_jacket

  • noun life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
    life jacket; life vest.

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can_buoy

  • noun a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
    can.

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wafer-thin

  • adjective satellite very thin
    • wafer-thin sheets of metal
  • adverb very thin
    • it was cut wafer-thin

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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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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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floatation

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

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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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nonmaterial

  • adjective not consisting of matter
    immaterial.
    • immaterial apparitions
    • ghosts and other immaterial entities

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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depressed

  • adjective satellite lower than previously
    down.
    • the market is depressed
    • prices are down
  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    depress; dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down; demoralize.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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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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floatiness

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substantial

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    significant.
    • won by a substantial margin
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantive.
    • substantial equivalents

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can

  • noun airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    tin; tin can.
  • noun the quantity contained in a can
    canful.

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life_jacket

  • noun life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
    cork jacket; life vest.

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immaterialize

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    unsubstantialise; immaterialise; unsubstantialize.

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sleazy

  • adjective satellite of cloth; thin and loosely woven
    • the coat has a sleazy lining
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; tinny; punk; crummy; bum; chintzy; cheesy.

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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bathe

  • noun the act of swimming
    • the Englishman said he had a good bathe
  • verb cleanse the entire body
    • bathe daily

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vest

  • noun a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
    waistcoat.
  • noun a collarless men's undergarment for the upper part of the body
    undershirt; singlet.

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gong

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick
    tam-tam.
  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    chime; bell.

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aerial

  • noun a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
    forward pass.
  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    transmitting aerial; antenna.

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obese

  • adjective satellite excessively fat
    rotund; corpulent; weighty.
    • a weighty man

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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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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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tidy

  • noun receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
  • verb put (things or places) in order
    straighten out; tidy up; straighten; clean up; square away; neaten.
    • Tidy up your room!

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rafter

  • noun one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
    balk; baulk.
  • noun someone who travels by raft
    raftsman; raftman.

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filamentous

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; filiform; thready; filamentlike.

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bell_buoy

  • noun a buoy with a bell on it
    gong buoy.

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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brawny

  • adjective satellite (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
    hefty; powerful; muscular; sinewy.
    • a hefty athlete
    • a muscular boxer
    • powerful arms

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skinny-dip

  • noun a naked swim
  • verb bathe in the nude
    • The young people were skinny-dipping in the pond

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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floating

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    natation.
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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conical

  • adjective relating to or resembling a cone
    conelike; conic; cone-shaped.
    • conical mountains
    • conelike fruit

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low-density

  • adjective satellite having low relative density or specific gravity
  • adjective satellite having low concentration
    • low-density urban areas

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unsubstantialize

  • verb render immaterial or incorporeal
    immaterialize; unsubstantialise; immaterialise.

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phantom

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    fantasm; apparition; phantasma; shadow; phantasm.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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bladed

  • adjective bearing or characterized by a blade or sword; often used in combination
    • he fought on, broken-bladed but unbowed
  • adjective having a blade or blades; often used in combination
    • a single-bladed leaf
    • narrow-bladed grass

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buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas
    floaty.
    • buoyant balloons
    • buoyant balsawood boats
    • a floaty scarf
  • adjective satellite characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
    perky; chirpy.
    • buoyant spirits
    • his quick wit and chirpy humor
    • looking bright and well and chirpy
    • a perky little widow in her 70s

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life_preserver

  • noun rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
    flotation device; preserver.

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tare

  • noun an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods
  • noun any of several weedy vetches grown for forage

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textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

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prone

  • adjective satellite having a tendency (to); often used in combination
    • a child prone to mischief
    • failure-prone
  • adjective satellite lying face downward
    prostrate.

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ribbony

  • adjective satellite long and thin; resembling a ribbon
    ribbonlike.
    • ribbonlike noodles

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nonphysical

  • adjective satellite lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen
    intangible.
    • that intangible thing--the soul

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wafer

  • noun a small adhesive disk of paste; used to seal letters
  • noun a small thin crisp cake or cookie

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papery

  • adjective satellite thin and paperlike
    • papery leaves
    • wasps that make nests of papery material
  • adjective of or like paper
    paperlike; chartaceous.

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life_raft

  • noun a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency
    Carling float.

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hyperfine

  • adjective satellite extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components
    • hyperfine structure

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gauze-like

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; cobwebby; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks

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kon_tiki

  • noun a light raft made of balsa
    balsa raft.

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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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life_buoy

  • noun a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
    life belt; lifesaver; life ring.

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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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gong_buoy

  • noun a buoy with a bell on it
    bell buoy.

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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billowy

  • adjective satellite characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    surging; billowing.
    • billowy storm clouds
    • the restless billowing sea
    • surging waves

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monolithic

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; massive.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformity
    • a monolithic society
    • a monolithic worldwide movement

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impulsion

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; drift.
  • noun the act of applying force suddenly
    impetus; impulse.
    • the impulse knocked him over

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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rotund

  • adjective satellite spherical in shape
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    round; orotund; pear-shaped.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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unfirm

  • adjective satellite not firmly or solidly positioned
    unsteady.
    • climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder
    • an unfirm stance
  • adjective satellite (of soil) unstable
    shifting.
    • shifting sands
    • unfirm earth

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non-buoyant

  • adjective satellite tending to sink in a liquid or fall in air

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dabble

  • verb dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
  • verb play in or as if in water, as of small children
    splash around; paddle.

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lifesaver

  • noun an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
    lifeguard.
  • noun a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
    life belt; life buoy; life ring.

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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immaterial

  • adjective of no importance or relevance especially to a law case
    • an objection that is immaterial after the fact
  • adjective without material form or substance
    incorporeal.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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balsa

  • noun strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
    balsa wood.
  • noun forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts
    Ochroma lagopus.

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hypnotic

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

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jacket

  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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bob_around

  • verb move up and down with no specific path
    bob about.
    • the cork bobbed around in the pool

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hearty

  • adjective satellite showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
    • gave us a cordial reception
    • a hearty welcome
  • adjective satellite providing abundant nourishment
    solid; substantial; square; satisfying.
    • a hearty meal
    • good solid food
    • ate a substantial breakfast
    • four square meals a day

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goodly

  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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skinny

  • noun confidential information about a topic or person
    • he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner
  • adjective satellite being very thin
    underweight; boney; scraggy; scrawny; weedy.
    • a child with skinny freckled legs
    • a long scrawny neck

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ready-made

  • noun a manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase
    • their apartment was furnished with ready-mades
  • adjective made for purchase and immediate use

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weighty

  • adjective having relatively great weight; heavy
    • a weighty load
    • a weighty package
  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; cogent.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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buoy

  • noun bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
  • verb float on the surface of water

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