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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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remarkable

  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    singular.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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cussed

  • adjective satellite stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
    obdurate; unrepentant; obstinate.
  • verb utter obscenities or profanities
    imprecate; cuss; curse; blaspheme; swear.
    • The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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foreign-born

  • adjective satellite of persons born in another area or country than that lived in
    nonnative.
    • our large nonnative population

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consul

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

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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adulteration

  • noun being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating
    debasement.
  • noun the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another)

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perverted

  • adjective satellite (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
    kinky.
    • kinky sex
    • perverted practices
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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spaced

  • adjective satellite spaced apart
    separated.
  • verb place at intervals
    space.
    • Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

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xenophilous

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grape

  • noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grapevine; grape vine.

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wizard

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician; sorcerer.

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extraneous

  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    impertinent; orthogonal; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
  • adjective satellite not essential
    • the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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obstinate

  • verb persist stubbornly
    • he obstinates himself against all rational arguments
  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; unregenerate.

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heterochthonous

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heterotherapy

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moot

  • noun a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise
    • he organized the weekly moot
  • verb think about carefully; weigh
    deliberate; turn over; consider; debate.
    • They considered the possibility of a strike
    • Turn the proposal over in your mind

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quaintness

  • noun the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; its quaintness was appealing"
    • she liked the old cottage
  • noun strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned
    • some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness

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nonresident

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

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vinegary

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegarish; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegarish.

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antidromic

  • adjective satellite conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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orthogonal

  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    impertinent; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
  • adjective satellite statistically unrelated

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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unfamiliar_with

  • adjective satellite having little or no knowledge of
    unacquainted; unacquainted with.
    • unacquainted with city ways

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unfamiliar

  • adjective not known or well known
    • a name unfamiliar to most
    • be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings

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witching

  • noun the use or practice of witchcraft
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; hex; glamour; witch; enchant; jinx.

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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tax_haven

  • noun a country or independent region where taxes are low

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nickel-and-dime

  • verb spend money frugally; spend as little as possible
    penny-pinch.
  • verb accumulate gradually
    • she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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policeman

  • noun a member of a police force
    police officer; officer.
    • it was an accident, officer

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benevolent

  • adjective intending or showing kindness
    • a benevolent society
  • adjective satellite showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
    sympathetic; kindly; large-hearted; charitable; good-hearted; openhearted.
    • was charitable in his opinions of others
    • kindly criticism
    • a kindly act
    • sympathetic words
    • a large-hearted mentor

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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unrelated

  • adjective lacking a logical or causal relation
  • adjective not connected by kinship

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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unhinged

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad
  • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    perturb; disquiet; distract; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

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nicknack

  • noun miscellaneous curios
    bric-a-brac; knickknack; knickknackery; whatnot.

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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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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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dilute

  • verb lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    thin out; cut; reduce; thin.
    • cut bourbon
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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leaf_lard

  • noun fat lining the abdomen and kidneys in hogs which is used to make lard
    leaf fat.

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inconsequential

  • adjective satellite lacking worth or importance
    inconsequent.
    • his work seems trivial and inconsequential
    • the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet
  • adjective satellite not following logically as a consequence

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moonspeak

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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inland

  • adjective situated away from an area's coast or border
  • adverb towards or into the interior of a region
    • the town is five miles inland

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second

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

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tangential

  • adjective satellite of superficial relevance if any
    digressive.
    • a digressive allusion to the day of the week
    • a tangential remark
  • adjective of or relating to or acting along or in the direction of a tangent
    • tangential forces

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devil-may-care

  • adjective satellite cheerfully irresponsible
    harum-scarum; slaphappy; carefree; happy-go-lucky; freewheeling.
    • carefree with his money
    • freewheeling urban youths
    • had a harum-scarum youth
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    rakish; raffish.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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spacey

  • adjective satellite stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug
    spaced-out; spacy.

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odd

  • adjective not divisible by two
    uneven.
  • adjective satellite not easily explained
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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kooky

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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spectral

  • adjective of or relating to a spectrum
    • spectral colors
    • spectral analysis
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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established

  • adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    constituted.
    • the established social order
    • distrust the constituted authority
    • a team established as a member of a major league
    • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
    • an established precedent
    • the established Church
  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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imported

  • adjective satellite used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source
    • imported wines
  • verb bring in from abroad
    import.

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importee

  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    import.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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beaten

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

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unacquainted_with

  • adjective satellite having little or no knowledge of
    unacquainted; unfamiliar with.
    • unacquainted with city ways

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extraterrestrial

  • noun a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
    alien; extraterrestrial being.
  • adjective originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere
    • is there extraterrestrial life?

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long-familiar

  • adjective satellite frequently experienced; known closely or intimately
    well-known.
    • a long-familiar face
    • a well-known voice reached her ears

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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freaky

  • adjective satellite strange and somewhat frightening
    • the whole experience was really freaky
  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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song

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

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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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collateral

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

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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kookie

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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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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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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collector's_item

  • noun the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
    showpiece; piece de resistance.

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adulterate

  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase.
    • adulterate liquor
  • adjective satellite mixed with impurities
    adulterated; debased.

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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round_the_bend

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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port_of_entry

  • noun a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
    point of entry.

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sophisticate

  • noun a worldly-wise person
    man of the world.
  • verb make less natural or innocent
    • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

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vietnam

  • noun a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
    Annam; Viet Nam; Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • noun a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
    Vietnam War.

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snappish

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappy.
    • a snappish tone of voice

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uncharted

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    unmapped; chartless.
    • uncharted seas

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weird

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    eldritch; uncanny; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
  • noun fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
    Wyrd.

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fantastic

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

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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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marvelous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adjective satellite too improbable to admit of belief
    marvellous; improbable; tall.
    • a tall story

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outre

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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aberrant

  • noun one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    deviant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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transformant

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gonzo

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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piddling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    trifle; piddle away; wanton; wanton away; piddle.

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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destination

  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    finish; goal.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view
  • noun the ultimate goal for which something is done
    terminus.

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gweilo

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little-known

  • adjective satellite unknown to most people

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olympian

  • adjective satellite majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
    majestic.
    • his majestic presence
    • olympian detachment
    • olympian beauty and serene composure
  • noun an athlete who participates in the Olympic games

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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thin_out

  • verb make sparse
    • thin out the young plants
  • verb become sparser
    • Towards the end of town, the houses thinned out

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injury

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; trauma; hurt.
  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    accidental injury.

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fey

  • adjective satellite slightly insane
    touched.
  • adjective satellite suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    elfin.
    • thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning
    • the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown

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silvan

  • noun a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
    sylvan.
  • adjective satellite relating to or characteristic of wooded regions
    sylvan.
    • a shady sylvan glade

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jauhar

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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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spoilt

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoiled.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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assimilation

  • noun the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family
  • noun the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
    absorption.

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charming

  • adjective satellite pleasing or delighting
    • endowed with charming manners
    • a charming little cottage
    • a charming personality
  • verb attract; cause to be enamored
    capture; entrance; bewitch; fascinate; enamour; trance; captivate; beguile; charm; catch; becharm; enchant; enamor.
    • She captured all the men's hearts

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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raffish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    rakish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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eccentricity

  • noun strange and unconventional behavior
  • noun (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis
    • a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity

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weirdness

  • noun strikingly out of the ordinary
    outlandishness; bizarreness.

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supplemental

  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; auxiliary.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    supplementary.
    • produced supplementary volumes

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unconfessed

  • noun people who have not confessed
    • the unconfessed cannot be forgiven
  • adjective satellite not admitted
    • unconfessed sins

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unessential

  • adjective not basic or fundamental
    inessential.

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ministry

  • noun religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
  • noun building where the business of a government department is transacted

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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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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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daft

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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thin

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

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containment

  • noun a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully
    • containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975
  • noun (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor

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batty

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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crackers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
    cracker.

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nostrificate

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crazy

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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grouchy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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world-wide

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; global; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    worldwide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic

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small-time

  • adjective satellite of minor importance
    nickel-and-dime.
    • a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room
    • a small-time actor

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thinner

  • noun a diluting agent
    dilutant; diluent.
  • adjective of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
    thin.
    • thin wire
    • a thin chiffon blouse
    • a thin book
    • a thin layer of paint

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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loco

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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knickknack

  • noun a small inexpensive mass-produced article
    novelty.
  • noun miscellaneous curios
    bric-a-brac; knickknackery; nicknack; whatnot.

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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distinguishable

  • adjective capable of being perceived as different or distinct
    • only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom
    • a project distinguishable into four stages of progress
    • distinguishable differences between the twins
  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinct.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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terrestrial

  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; tellurian; terrene.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    planetary.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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exoticism

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exotism; exoticness.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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defective

  • adjective satellite having a defect
    faulty.
    • I returned the appliance because it was defective
  • adjective satellite markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior
    • defective speech

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welsh

  • noun a native or resident of Wales
    Welshman; Cymry; Cambrian.
  • noun a Celtic language of Wales
    Cymric.

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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nuts

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
    nut.

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magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

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all-important

  • adjective satellite of the greatest importance
    all important; crucial; of the essence; essential.
    • the all-important subject of disarmament
    • crucial information
    • in chess cool nerves are of the essence

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wizardly

  • adjective satellite possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
    magic; wizard; magical; witching; charming; sorcerous.
    • charming incantations
    • magic signs that protect against adverse influence
    • a magical spell
    • 'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare
    • wizard wands
    • wizardly powers

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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transmundane

  • adjective satellite existing or extending beyond the physical world
    • whatever of transmundane...insight...we may carry"- William James

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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peregrine

  • noun a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
    Falco peregrinus; peregrine falcon.
  • adjective satellite migratory
    mobile; wandering; nomadic; roving.
    • a restless mobile society
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins
    • believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future
    • wandering tribes

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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unappreciated

  • adjective satellite not likely to be rewarded
    thankless; ungratifying.
    • grading papers is a thankless task
  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unsung; unvalued.

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curmudgeonly

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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singular

  • noun the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    singular form.
  • adjective satellite unusual or striking
    remarkable.
    • a remarkable sight
    • such poise is singular in one so young

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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tetchy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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communications_security_establishment

  • noun Canadian agency that gathers communications intelligence and assist law enforcement and security agencies
    CSE.

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inessential

  • noun anything that is not essential
    nonessential.
    • they discarded all their inessentials
  • adjective not basic or fundamental
    unessential.

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ornery

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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butlerage

(O. Eng. Law) A duty of two shillings on every tun of wine imported into England by merchant strangers; -- so called because paid to the king's butler for the king. Blackstone.

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accessory

  • noun clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    accouterment; accoutrement.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; appurtenance.

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unsung

  • adjective satellite not famous or acclaimed
    unknown; obscure.
    • an obscure family
    • unsung heroes of the war
  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unvalued.

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outlandish

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; bizarre; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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curiosity

  • noun a state in which you want to learn more about something
    wonder.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddment; oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curio.

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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debasement

  • noun being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating
    adulteration.
  • noun changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
    degradation.

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short-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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rummy

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; inebriate; sot; wino; drunkard.
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rum.

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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unforeseeable

  • adjective satellite incapable of being anticipated
    • unforeseeable consequences

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misanthropic

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropical; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropical.

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alienate

  • verb arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    alien; disaffect; estrange.
    • She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious
  • verb transfer property or ownership
    alien.
    • The will aliened the property to the heirs

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quirkiness

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirk; queerness; oddity.

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redundant

  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; surplus; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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dispensable

  • adjective capable of being dispensed with or done without
    • dispensable items of personal property

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phantasmal

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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supranational

  • adjective satellite transcending established national boundaries or spheres of interest
    • a supranational economy
    • supranational federations

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au_pair

  • noun a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework

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exoticness

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exotism; exoticism.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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peregrinate

  • verb travel around, through, or over, especially on foot
    • peregrinate the bridge

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essence

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

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adulterant

  • noun any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
    adulterator.
    • it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use
  • adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
    adulterating.
    • the adulterating effect of extraneous materials

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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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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own

  • verb have ownership or possession of
    have; possess.
    • He owns three houses in Florida
    • How many cars does she have?
  • adjective satellite belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive
    ain.
    • for your own use
    • do your own thing
    • she makes her own clothes
    • `ain' is Scottish

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parleyvoo

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bric

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adventurism

  • noun recklessness in politics or foreign affairs

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nanjing

  • noun a city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s
    Nanking.

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crabby

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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queerness

  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirk; quirkiness; oddity.
  • noun a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
    homosexuality; gayness; homoeroticism; homosexualism.

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foreignism

Anything peculiar to a foreign language or people; a foreign idiom or custom.
It is a pity to see the technicalities of the so-called liberal professions distigured by foreignisms. Fitzed. Hall.

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temporal

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

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sylvan

  • noun a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
    silvan.
  • adjective satellite relating to or characteristic of wooded regions
    silvan.
    • a shady sylvan glade

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thinning

  • noun the act of diluting something
    cutting.
    • the cutting of whiskey with water
    • the thinning of paint with turpentine
  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
    thin.

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adventive

  • adjective satellite not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized
    • an adventive weed

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alienism

  • noun an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness
  • noun the quality of being alien
    alienage.

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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choleric

  • adjective satellite easily moved to anger
    • men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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immune_reaction

  • noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen
    immune response; immunologic response.

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unacknowledged

  • adjective not recognized or admitted
  • adjective satellite not openly acknowledged
    • an unacknowledged emergency

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deviant

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; degenerate.
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    aberrant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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tramontane

  • noun a cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
    tramontana.
  • adjective on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)
    transmontane.
    • the transmontane section of the state
    • tramontane winds

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quick-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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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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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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planetary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    planetal.
    • planetary motion
    • planetary year
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    terrestrial.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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insourcing

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enclave

  • noun an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

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adscititious

  • adjective satellite added or derived from something outside; not inherent
    • an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste
  • adjective satellite supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
    • adscititious vowels

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extraterrestrial_being

  • noun a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
    alien; extraterrestrial.

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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apparitional

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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anachoric

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singularity

  • noun the quality of being one of a kind
    uniqueness.
    • that singularity distinguished him from all his companions
  • noun strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual

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pettish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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aleatory

  • adjective satellite dependent on chance
    • the aleatory element in life

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occult

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    supernatural.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • noun supernatural practices and techniques
    occult arts.
    • he is a student of the occult

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well-known

  • adjective satellite widely or fully known
    • a well-known politician
    • well-known facts
    • a politician who is well known
    • these facts are well known
  • adjective satellite frequently experienced; known closely or intimately
    long-familiar.
    • a long-familiar face
    • a well-known voice reached her ears

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unearthly

  • adjective satellite concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
    spiritual.
    • a spiritual approach to life
    • spiritual fulfillment
    • spiritual values
    • unearthly love
  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; eldritch; uncanny.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley

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piece_de_resistance

  • noun the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
    showpiece; collector's item.
  • noun the most important dish of a meal

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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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irrelevance

  • noun the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand
    irrelevancy.

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curiousness

  • noun a state of active curiosity
    inquisitiveness.
  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    foreignness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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irrelevancy

  • noun the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand
    irrelevance.

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tactless

  • adjective lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
    untactful.
    • in the circumstances it was tactless to ask her age
  • adjective satellite revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse
    inept.
    • an inept remark
    • it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable

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capricious

  • adjective satellite changeable
    freakish.
    • a capricious summer breeze
    • freakish weather
  • adjective satellite determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
    whimsical; impulsive.
    • a capricious refusal
    • authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious
    • the victim of whimsical persecutions

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naturalization

  • noun the quality of being brought into conformity with nature
    naturalisation.
  • noun the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
    naturalisation.

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nonessential

  • noun anything that is not essential
    inessential.
    • they discarded all their inessentials
  • adjective satellite not of prime or central importance
    incidental.
    • nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA

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obdurate

  • adjective satellite stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
    unrepentant; obstinate; cussed.
  • adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    flint; flinty; granitic; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

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dour

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    forbidding; grim.
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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nondomestic

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needless

  • adjective satellite unnecessary and unwarranted
    uncalled-for; gratuitous.
    • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life
  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf; needle.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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globe

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    earth; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    ball; orb.
    • a ball of fire

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receipt

  • noun the act of receiving
    reception.
  • noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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wacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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loopy

  • adjective consisting of or covered with or having loops
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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persona

  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    role; part; character; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    image.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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water_down

  • verb make less strong or intense
    • water down the mixture
  • verb thin by adding water to
    • They watered down the moonshine

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surly

  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    ugly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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misanthropical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropic.

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exotism

  • noun the quality of being exotic
    exoticness; exoticism.
    • he loved the exoticism of Egypt

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unnatural

  • adjective not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature
    • an unnatural death
    • the child's unnatural interest in death
  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    abnormal.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food

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crucial

  • adjective of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
    important.
    • a crucial moment in his career
    • a crucial election
    • a crucial issue for women
  • adjective satellite having crucial relevance
    • crucial to the case
    • relevant testimony

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chartless

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    unmapped; uncharted.
    • uncharted seas

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wondrous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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witchlike

  • adjective satellite being or having the character of witchcraft

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unmapped

  • adjective satellite (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated
    chartless; uncharted.
    • uncharted seas

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persona_non_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    unwelcome person.

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spacy

  • adjective satellite stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug
    spacey; spaced-out.

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xenophthalmia

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worldliness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs
    • he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him

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jessica

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associate

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

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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knickknackery

  • noun miscellaneous curios
    bric-a-brac; knickknack; nicknack; whatnot.

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foreign_policy

  • noun a policy governing international relations

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brachydactylous

  • adjective satellite having abnormally short finger or toes
    brachydactylic.

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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offbeat

  • noun an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
    upbeat.
  • adjective satellite informal terms; strikingly unconventional
    quirky; kinky; way-out; far-out.

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rendition

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendering.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    interpretation; interpreting; rendering.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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fantastical

  • adjective satellite existing in fancy only
    fantastic.
    • fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    fantastic; grotesque; antic.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror

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internationality

  • noun quality of being international in scope
    internationalism.
    • he applauded the internationality of scientific terminology

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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undiscovered

  • adjective satellite not discovered
    • with earth-based telescopes many stars remain undiscovered
  • adjective satellite not yet discovered
    unexplored.
    • undiscovered islands

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shirty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    snorty.

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terrible

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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etymologism

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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funky

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky
  • adjective satellite (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    low-down.

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disturbed

  • adjective satellite having the place or position changed
    • the disturbed books and papers on her desk
    • disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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undesirable

  • noun one whose presence is undesirable
    • rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables
  • adjective not wanted
    unwanted.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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brachydactylic

  • adjective satellite having abnormally short finger or toes
    brachydactylous.

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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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shrewish

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    nagging.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents

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homestay

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petulant

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Negro spiritual.
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    religious.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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spaced-out

  • adjective satellite stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug
    spacey; spacy.
  • adjective satellite confused or disoriented as if intoxicated through taking a drug

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one

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

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peculiarity

  • noun an odd or unusual characteristic
    distinguishing characteristic; distinctive feature.
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    distinctiveness; speciality; specialty; specialness.

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adulterating

  • adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
    adulterant.
    • the adulterating effect of extraneous materials
  • verb corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
    load; stretch; dilute; debase; adulterate.
    • adulterate liquor

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alienage

  • noun the quality of being alien
    alienism.

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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adventitious

  • adjective satellite associated by chance and not an integral part
    • poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson
    • they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character

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unacquainted

  • adjective satellite not knowledgeable about something specified
    innocent.
    • American tourists wholly innocent of French
    • a person unacquainted with our customs
  • adjective satellite having little or no knowledge of
    unfamiliar with; unacquainted with.
    • unacquainted with city ways

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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inapplicable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being applied
    unsuitable.
    • rules inapplicable to day students

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debase

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
    alloy.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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talismanic

  • adjective satellite possessing or believed to possess magic power especially protective power
    • a talismanic amulet

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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extrinsic

  • adjective not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
    • extrinsic evidence
    • an extrinsic feature of the new building
    • that style is something extrinsic to the subject
    • looking for extrinsic aid

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accent

  • noun distinctive manner of oral expression
    speech pattern.
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
    • she had a very clear speech pattern
  • noun special importance or significance
    emphasis.
    • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

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potty

  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; can; pot.
  • noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    chamberpot; thunder mug.

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wonderful

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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dwell

  • verb think moodily or anxiously about something
    brood.
  • verb originate (in)
    lie in; consist; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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filibuster

  • noun a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
    filibusterer.
  • noun (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

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nonforeign

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part

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

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antic

  • noun a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    caper; joke; trick; put-on; prank.
  • verb act as or like a clown
    clown around; clown.

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quirky

  • adjective satellite informal terms; strikingly unconventional
    offbeat; kinky; way-out; far-out.

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prodigious

  • adjective satellite so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
    colossal; stupendous.
    • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
    • has a colossal nerve
    • a prodigious storm
    • a stupendous field of grass
    • stupendous demand
  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    portentous.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision

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haven

  • noun a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
    oasis.
  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    harbor; harbour; seaport.

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atrabilious

  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; liverish; bilious.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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nagging

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    shrewish.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents
  • verb bother persistently with trivial complaints
    peck; nag; hen-peck.
    • She nags her husband all day long

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episodic

  • adjective satellite of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes
    • the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together
  • adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
    occasional.
    • episodic in his affections
    • occasional headaches

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piffling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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foreignness

  • noun the quality of being alien or not native
    curiousness; strangeness.
    • the strangeness of a foreigner

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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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churlish

  • adjective satellite rude and boorish
  • adjective satellite having a bad disposition; surly
    • churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

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offshorization

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rarity

  • noun noteworthy scarcity
    rareness; infrequency.
  • noun a rarified quality
    low density; tenuity.
    • the tenuity of the upper atmosphere

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shunt

  • noun a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
    • an arteriovenus shunt
  • noun a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    electrical shunt; bypass.

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uncanny

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; eldritch; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
  • adjective satellite surpassing the ordinary or normal
    preternatural.
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will
    • his uncanny sense of direction

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outdoors

  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open; open air.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open
  • adverb outside a building
    outside; alfresco; out of doors.
    • in summer we play outside

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globocop

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misogynous

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynistic.

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lilliputian

  • noun a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
  • noun a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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fruity

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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huffish

  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    sulky.

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bad-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; grumpy; fussy.

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sorcerous

  • adjective satellite possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
    magic; wizard; magical; witching; wizardly; charming.
    • charming incantations
    • magic signs that protect against adverse influence
    • a magical spell
    • 'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare
    • wizard wands
    • wizardly powers

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horde

  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; host.
  • noun a nomadic community

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haywire

  • noun wire for tying up bales of hay
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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unsuitable

  • adjective satellite not meant or adapted for a particular purpose
    • a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces
  • adjective satellite not capable of being applied
    inapplicable.
    • rules inapplicable to day students

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uncouth

  • adjective satellite lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    rough-cut; vulgar; coarse; common.
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich

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foreigner

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; noncitizen; outlander.
  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    outsider.

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showpiece

  • noun the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
    collector's item; piece de resistance.

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adulterator

  • noun any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
    adulterant.
    • it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use
  • noun a changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

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adjunct

  • noun something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • noun a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

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fitting

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

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exoticization

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barmy

  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    yeasty; zesty; zestful.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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ancillary

  • adjective satellite furnishing added support
    auxiliary; accessory; adjunct; adjuvant; appurtenant.
    • an ancillary pump
    • an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism
    • The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

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transnational

  • adjective satellite involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
    multinational.
    • multinational corporations
    • transnational terrorist networks

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ill-humored

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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german

  • noun a person of German nationality
  • noun the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
    German language; High German.

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taipan

  • noun large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia
    Oxyuranus scutellatus.

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worldwide

  • adjective satellite spanning or extending throughout the entire world
    world-wide.
    • worldwide distribution
    • a worldwide epidemic
  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    planetary; global; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance

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oddment

  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    remainder; remnant; end.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curiosity; curio.

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inept

  • adjective satellite not elegant or graceful in expression
    awkward; ill-chosen; inapt; clumsy; cumbersome.
    • an awkward prose style
    • a clumsy apology
    • his cumbersome writing style
    • if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?
  • adjective satellite generally incompetent and ineffectual
    feckless.
    • feckless attempts to repair the plumbing
    • inept handling of the account

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xenobiotic

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quota

  • noun a prescribed number
    • all the salesmen met their quota for the month
  • noun a proportional share assigned to each participant

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misogynistic

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynous.

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white_slave

  • noun a woman sold into prostitution

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sacrificeable

  • adjective satellite may be deliberately sacrificed to achieve an objective

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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unbeknownst

  • adjective satellite (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of
    unbeknown.
    • a crisis unbeknown to me
    • she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family
  • adverb without someone's knowledge
    unbeknown.
    • unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements

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xenophya

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peevish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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known

  • adjective apprehended with certainty
    • a known quantity
    • the limits of the known world
    • a musician known throughout the world
    • a known criminal
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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extradite

  • verb hand over to the authorities of another country
    deport; deliver.
    • They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there

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metaphysical

  • adjective pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics
    • metaphysical philosophy
  • adjective satellite without material form or substance
    • metaphysical forces

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outhouse

  • noun a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
    earth-closet; jakes; privy.

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bizarreness

  • noun strikingly out of the ordinary
    outlandishness; weirdness.

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currish

  • adjective satellite base and cowardly
  • adjective satellite resembling a cur; snarling and rude

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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curio

  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddment; oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curiosity.

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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rakish

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
    raffish; devil-may-care.
    • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore

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affair

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    liaison; involvement; affaire; amour; intimacy.

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terrific

  • adjective satellite very great or intense
    • a terrific noise
    • a terrific thunderstorm storm
    • fought a terrific battle
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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particularly

  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    peculiarly; especially; specially.
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
  • adverb specifically or especially distinguished from others
    in particular.
    • loves Bach, particularly his partitas
    • recommended one book in particular
    • trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular

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surplus

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; excess.
  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; redundant; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy

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crotchet

  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    hook.
  • noun a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
    quarter note.

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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noncitizen

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; foreigner; outlander.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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trivial

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • adjective satellite of little substance or significance
    superficial.
    • a few superficial editorial changes
    • only trivial objections

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quaint

  • adjective satellite strange in an interesting or pleasing way
    • quaint dialect words
    • quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities
  • adjective satellite very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
    • the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty
    • came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott
    • a quaint sense of humor

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way-out

  • adjective satellite informal terms; strikingly unconventional
    offbeat; quirky; kinky; far-out.

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grotesque

  • noun art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants
  • adjective satellite distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    monstrous.
    • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
    • twisted into monstrous shapes

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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preternatural

  • adjective satellite surpassing the ordinary or normal
    uncanny.
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will
    • his uncanny sense of direction
  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; otherworldly; transcendental.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley

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transcendental

  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; otherworldly; preternatural.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
  • adjective of or characteristic of a system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material

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relational_database

  • noun a database in which relations between information items are explicitly specified as accessible attributes
    • in a relational database the data are organized as a number of differently sized tables

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unnaturalized

  • adjective satellite not having acquired citizenship
    unnaturalised.

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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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exceptional

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceeding.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • adjective satellite surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    especial; particular; special.
    • he paid especial attention to her
    • exceptional kindness
    • a matter of particular and unusual importance
    • a special occasion
    • a special reason to confide in her
    • what's so special about the year 2000?

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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cranky

  • adjective satellite (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
    tender; tippy; crank.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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bric-a-brac

  • noun miscellaneous curios
    knickknack; knickknackery; nicknack; whatnot.

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unimportant

  • adjective not important
    • a relatively unimportant feature of the system
    • the question seems unimportant
  • adjective devoid of importance, meaning, or force
    insignificant.

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internationalism

  • noun the doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
  • noun quality of being international in scope
    internationality.
    • he applauded the internationality of scientific terminology

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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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indentor

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loanblend

  • noun a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
    hybrid; loan-blend.

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straunge

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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crotchety

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    ornery; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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mauboy

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multinational

  • adjective satellite involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
    transnational.
    • multinational corporations
    • transnational terrorist networks

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morose

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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supernormal

  • adjective satellite beyond the range of the normal or scientifically explainable
    supranormal.
    • supernormal intimations
  • adjective satellite exceeding the normal or average
    • years of supernormal employment during the war
    • a phase of supernormal excitability

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niggling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb worry unnecessarily or excessively
    niggle; fuss; fret.
    • don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

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accessorial

  • adjective satellite nonessential but helpful
    • accessorial services included sorting and packing

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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demented

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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epigene

(Crystallog.) Foreign; unnatural; unusual; -- said of forms of crystals not natural to the substances in which they are found.

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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internationalist

  • noun an advocate of internationalism
  • noun a member of a socialist or communist international

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trey

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

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footling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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collectable

  • noun things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
    collectible.
  • adjective satellite subject to or requiring payment especially as specified
    collectible; payable.
    • a collectible bill
    • a note payable on demand
    • a check payable to John Doe

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monstrous

  • adjective satellite abnormally large
  • adjective satellite shockingly brutal or cruel
    grievous; atrocious; flagitious.
    • murder is an atrocious crime
    • a grievous offense against morality
    • a grievous crime
    • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

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familiarity

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; acquaintance.
  • noun usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known

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film_industry

  • noun the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
    movie industry.

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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extraneousness

  • noun unrelatedness by virtue of falling outside the matter at hand

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supernatural

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    occult.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • adjective not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
    • supernatural forces and occurrences and beings

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import

  • noun commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
    importation.
  • noun an imported person brought from a foreign country
    importee.
    • the lead role was played by an import from Sweden
    • they are descendants of indentured importees

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nonnatural

  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    otherworldly; preternatural; transcendental.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley

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second-string

  • adjective satellite being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team
    • a second-string pitcher

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eyestone

A small, lenticular, calcareous body, esp. an operculum of a small shell of the family Tubinid, used to remove a foreign sub stance from the eye. It is rut into the inner corner of the eye under the lid, and allowed to work its way out at the outer corner, bringing with the substance.

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outwardness

  • noun concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit
    • what is the origin of the outwardness of our sensations of sound, smell, or taste
    • an abstract conception with feelings of reality and spatial outwardness attached to it
  • noun the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior
    externality.
    • the outwardness of the world

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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deliver

  • verb deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
    present.
    • The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students
  • verb bring to a destination, make a delivery
    • our local super market delivers

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immateriality

  • noun complete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
  • noun the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
    incorporeality.

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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xenophilic

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fiddling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk; fiddle.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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hanse

(Arch.) That part of an elliptical or many-centered arch which has the shorter radius and immediately adjoins the impost.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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contamination

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    taint.
  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contaminant.

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debt

  • noun the state of owing something (especially money)
    • he is badly in debt
  • noun money or goods or services owed by one person to another

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exonormative

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audiolingual

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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allocrine

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debride

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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bonzer

  • adjective satellite remarkable or wonderful

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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brac

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xenophilia

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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deportee

  • noun a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
    exile.

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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vinegarish

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegary; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegary.

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sulky

  • noun a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    huffish.

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expendable

  • adjective suitable to be expended
  • adjective satellite (used of funds) remaining after taxes
    spendable.
    • spendable income

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freakish

  • adjective satellite changeable
    capricious.
    • a capricious summer breeze
    • freakish weather
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a freak
    • a freakish extra toe

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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invasive

  • adjective relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
  • adjective marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
    • invasive cancer cells

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unidentified

  • adjective satellite not yet identified
    • an unidentified species
    • an unidentified witness
  • adjective satellite being or having an unknown or unnamed source
    unknown; nameless; unnamed.
    • a poem by an unknown author
    • corporations responsible to nameless owners
    • an unnamed donor

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unheard-of

  • adjective satellite previously unknown
    • a first novel by an unheard of writer
    • developments on an unheard-of scale

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bestrange

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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externality

  • noun the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior
    outwardness.
    • the outwardness of the world

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bizarre

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; freaky; off-the-wall; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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unusual

  • adjective not usual or common or ordinary
    • a scene of unusual beauty
    • a man of unusual ability
    • cruel and unusual punishment
    • an unusual meteorite
  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    strange.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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uncalled-for

  • adjective satellite not required or requested
    • uncalled-for suggestions
  • adjective satellite unnecessary and unwarranted
    needless; gratuitous.
    • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life

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outsider

  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
    foreigner.
  • noun a contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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cinema

  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; film.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events
  • noun a theater where films are shown
    picture palace; movie theater; movie theatre; movie house.

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unavowed

  • adjective satellite not openly expressed
    sneaking.
    • a sneaking suspicion
  • adjective satellite not affirmed or mentioned or declared

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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collectible

  • noun things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
    collectable.
  • adjective satellite subject to or requiring payment especially as specified
    payable; collectable.
    • a collectible bill
    • a note payable on demand
    • a check payable to John Doe

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nickel

  • noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
    Ni; atomic number 28.
  • noun a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

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loanword

  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loan.

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uncommon

  • adjective not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind
    • uncommon birds
    • frost and floods are uncommon during these months
    • doing an uncommon amount of business
    • an uncommon liking for money
    • he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability
  • adjective satellite marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
    rare.
    • what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell
    • a rare skill
    • an uncommon sense of humor
    • she was kind to an uncommon degree

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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deport

  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; behave; conduct; carry.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
  • verb hand over to the authorities of another country
    deliver; extradite.
    • They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there

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irrelevant

  • adjective having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
    • an irrelevant comment
    • irrelevant allegations

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consulate

  • noun diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul

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quotation

  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; mention; citation; credit; cite.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases
  • noun a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
    quote; citation.

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au_pair_girl

  • noun a foreign girl serving as an au pair

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dissect

  • verb cut open or cut apart
    • dissect the bodies for analysis
  • verb make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
    take apart; analyze; analyse; break down.
    • analyze a specimen
    • analyze a sentence
    • analyze a chemical compound

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unknown_quantity

  • noun a factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent; he's still an unknown quantity"
    • I don't know what the new man will do
  • noun a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
    unknown.

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around_the_bend

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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cracked

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    roughened; chapped.
    • chapped lips
  • verb become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    break; check; crack.
    • The glass cracked when it was heated

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unusualness

  • noun uncommonness by virtue of being unusual

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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eeriness

  • noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear
    ghostliness.

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subnormal

  • noun a person of less than normal intelligence
  • adjective satellite below normal or average
    • after the floods the harvests were subnormal
    • subnormal intelligence

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ill-humoured

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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standby

  • noun something that can be relied on when needed
  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    understudy.

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far-out

  • adjective satellite informal terms; strikingly unconventional
    offbeat; quirky; kinky; way-out.

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gringo

  • noun a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

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gothic

  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    medieval; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating
  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

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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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exile

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    expatriate; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • noun a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
    deportee.

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undiagnosed

  • adjective satellite eluding diagnosis
    • undiagnosed disease

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everyday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    casual; daily.
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes

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funny

  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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different

  • adjective unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
    • took different approaches to the problem
    • came to a different conclusion
    • different parts of the country
    • on different sides of the issue
    • this meeting was different from the earlier one
  • adjective satellite distinctly separate from the first
    • that's another (or different) issue altogether

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waspish

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    bristly; prickly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues

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unfamiliarity

  • noun unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
    strangeness.

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bilious

  • adjective relating to or containing bile
    biliary.
  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    liverish; livery.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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bristly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; prickly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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strange

  • adjective being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
    unusual.
    • a strange exaltation that was indefinable
    • a strange fantastical mind
    • what a strange sense of humor she has
  • adjective satellite not known before
    unknown.
    • used many strange words
    • saw many strange faces in the crowd
    • don't let anyone unknown into the house

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unrecognized

  • adjective satellite not recognized
    unrecognised.
    • he was unrecognized in his disguise
  • adjective satellite not having a secure reputation
    unrecognised.
    • short stories by unrecognized writers

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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nonnative

  • adjective not being or composed of aborigines
    • the nonnative population of South Africa
  • adjective satellite of persons born in another area or country than that lived in
    foreign-born.
    • our large nonnative population

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marvellous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement
  • adjective satellite being or having the character of a miracle
    marvelous; miraculous.

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foreignizing

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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unconventional

  • adjective not conforming to accepted rules or standards
    • her unconventional dress and hair style
  • adjective not conventional or conformist
    • unconventional life styles

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dime

  • noun a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
    dime bag.

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postliminium

(Rom. Antiq.) The return to his own country, and his former privileges, of a person who had gone to sojourn in a foreign country, or had been banished, or taken by an enemy. Burrill.

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eccentric

  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; geek; oddball; flake.
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; character; type.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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suggestopedia

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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strangeling

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picayune

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; piffling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction

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peregrinity

Foreignness; strangeness. Obs. "Somewhat of a peregrinity in their dialect." Johnson.

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ghostliness

  • noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear
    eeriness.

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abnormality

  • noun an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    abnormalcy.
  • noun retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
    mental defectiveness.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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hop

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

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infitah

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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magical

  • adjective satellite possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
    magic; wizard; witching; wizardly; charming; sorcerous.
    • charming incantations
    • magic signs that protect against adverse influence
    • a magical spell
    • 'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare
    • wizard wands
    • wizardly powers

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substantive

  • noun any word or group of words functioning as a noun
  • adjective satellite having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    substantial.
    • substantial equivalents

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person

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

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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thirdhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original by two intermediate steps
    • a thirdhand report
  • adverb by doubly indirect means
    • I got the news thirdhand

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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impertinent

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    saucy; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    orthogonal; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point

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entry

  • noun an item inserted in a written record
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; first appearance; launching.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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grumpy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; fussy.

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metic

  • noun an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city

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flakey

  • adjective made of or resembling flakes
    flaky.
    • flaky soap
  • adjective satellite made of or easily forming flakes
    flaky.

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usual

  • adjective occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
    • grew the usual vegetables
    • the usual summer heat
    • came at the usual time
    • the child's usual bedtime
  • adjective satellite commonly encountered
    common.
    • a common (or familiar) complaint
    • the usual greeting

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elfin

  • adjective satellite suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    fey.
    • thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning
    • the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite small and delicate
    elflike.
    • she was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate
    • obsessed by things elfin and small

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chord

  • noun a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  • noun a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

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ill-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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kinky

  • adjective satellite (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
    perverted.
    • kinky sex
    • perverted practices
  • adjective satellite (of hair) in small tight curls
    frizzy; frizzly; crisp; nappy.

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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whatnot

  • noun miscellaneous curios
    bric-a-brac; knickknack; knickknackery; nicknack.

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ultramontane

  • noun a Roman Catholic who advocates ultramontanism (supreme papal authority in matters of faith and discipline)
  • adjective of or relating to ultramontanism

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glum

  • adjective satellite moody and melancholic
  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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pyrotechnic

  • noun (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
    firework.
  • adjective of or relating to the craft of making fireworks
    pyrotechnical.
    • pyrotechnic smokes

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craterization

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irritable

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
  • adjective satellite abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

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alternative

  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    option; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse
  • adjective satellite serving or used in place of another
    alternate; substitute.
    • an alternative plan

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transalpine

  • noun one living on or coming from the other side of the Alps from Italy
  • adjective satellite on or relating to or characteristic of the region or peoples beyond the Alps from Italy (or north of the Alps)
    ultramontane.
    • ancient transalpine Gaul was an area northwest of the Alps and included modern France and Belgium
    • Cracow was a transalpine university

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oddness

  • noun the parity of odd numbers (not divisible by two)
  • noun eccentricity that is not easily explained
    oddity.

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cut

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

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alternate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; surrogate.
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump.

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brainsick

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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pseudovirion

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snappy

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappish.
    • a snappish tone of voice
  • adjective satellite smart and fashionable
    whipping.
    • snappy conversation
    • some sharp and whipping lines

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ghostly

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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eery

  • adjective satellite inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
    eerie.
    • an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods
    • an eerie midnight howl

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out-of-the-way

  • adjective satellite out of the ordinary
    • out-of-the-way information
  • adjective satellite improper or even offensive
    • out-of-the-way remarks

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shoring

  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shore.
  • noun the act of propping up with shores
    shoring up; propping up.

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crusty

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusted; encrusted; crustlike.
  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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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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quirk

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

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testy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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facia

  • noun a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
    fascia.

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detoxify

  • verb remove poison from
    detoxicate.
    • detoxify the soil
  • verb treat for alcohol or drug dependence
    detox.
    • He was detoxified in the clinic

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doctor_up

  • verb alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
    sophisticate; doctor.
    • Sophisticate rose water with geraniol

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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otherworldly

  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; preternatural; transcendental.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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unique

  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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moody

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.

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mleccha

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acquainted

  • adjective satellite having fair knowledge of
    • they were acquainted
    • fully acquainted with the facts
  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present; introduce.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community

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supernumerary

  • noun a person serving no apparent function
    • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries
  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; extra.

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stranger

  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; unknown.
  • noun an individual that one is not acquainted with

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unrepentant

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    unremorseful; impenitent.
  • adjective satellite stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
    obdurate; obstinate; cussed.

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incidental

  • noun (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    incidental expense; minor expense.
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses
  • noun an item that is incidental

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chamber

  • noun a natural or artificial enclosed space
  • noun an enclosed volume in the body
    • the chambers of his heart were healthy

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feckless

  • adjective satellite not fit to assume responsibility
  • adjective satellite generally incompetent and ineffectual
    inept.
    • feckless attempts to repair the plumbing
    • inept handling of the account

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miraculous

  • adjective satellite being or having the character of a miracle
    marvellous; marvelous.
  • adjective satellite peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention
    providential; heaven-sent.
    • a heaven-sent rain saved the crops
    • a providential recovery

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depositary

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    depository; repository; deposit.

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dilution

  • noun a diluted solution
  • noun weakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner

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appurtenant

  • adjective satellite furnishing added support
    auxiliary; accessory; adjunct; adjuvant; ancillary.
    • an ancillary pump
    • an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism
    • The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

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essential

  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; necessity.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained
  • adjective satellite absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
    indispensable.
    • essential tools and materials
    • funds essential to the completion of the project
    • an indispensable worker

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unnaturalised

  • adjective satellite not having acquired citizenship
    unnaturalized.

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bonkers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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unexplored

  • adjective satellite not yet discovered
    undiscovered.
    • undiscovered islands

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eldritch

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; uncanny; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley

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old

  • noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  • adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • his mother is very old
    • a ripe old age
    • how old are you?

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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crabbed

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.
  • verb direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
    crab.

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some

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
  • adjective satellite relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away

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ghostlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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all_important

  • adjective satellite of the greatest importance
    crucial; all-important; of the essence; essential.
    • the all-important subject of disarmament
    • crucial information
    • in chess cool nerves are of the essence

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supplementary

  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    subsidiary; auxiliary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    supplemental.
    • produced supplementary volumes

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born

  • adjective brought into existence
    • he was a child born of adultery
  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.

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oddity

  • noun eccentricity that is not easily explained
    oddness.
  • noun a strange attitude or habit
    crotchet; quirk; quirkiness; queerness.

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exilic

  • adjective of or relating to a period of exile (especially the exile of the Jews known as the Babylonian Captivity)

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curious

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; odd; peculiar; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
    • a curious child is a teacher's delight
    • a trap door that made me curious
    • curious investigators
    • traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers
    • curious about the neighbor's doings

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indirect

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

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unvalued

  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unsung.

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off-the-wall

  • adjective satellite conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
    gonzo; freakish; eccentric; outre; flaky; outlandish; bizarre; freaky; flakey.
    • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
    • famed for his eccentric spelling
    • a freakish combination of styles
    • his off-the-wall antics
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
    • outre and affected stage antics

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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accidental

  • noun a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
  • adjective satellite happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
    inadvertent.
    • with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table
    • accidental poisoning
    • an accidental shooting

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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unpredictable

  • adjective not capable of being foretold
  • adjective satellite unknown in advance
    • an unpredictable (or indeterminable) future

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phenomenal

  • adjective of or relating to a phenomenon
    • phenomenal science
  • adjective satellite exceedingly or unbelievably great
    • the bomb did fantastic damage
    • Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength
    • phenomenaRl feats of memory

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exceeding

  • adjective satellite far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    surpassing; prodigious; olympian; exceptional.
    • a night of exceeding darkness
    • an exceptional memory
    • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    • the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • verb be greater in scope or size than some standard
    transcend; exceed; surpass.
    • Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds

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balmy

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • adjective satellite mild and pleasant
    mild; soft.
    • balmy days and nights
    • the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth
    • a soft breeze

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nutty

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutlike.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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halpeni

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lard

  • noun soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
  • verb prepare or cook with lard
    • lard meat

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hyperforeignism

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outlandishness

  • noun strikingly out of the ordinary
    bizarreness; weirdness.

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exterraneous

Foreign; belonging to, or coming from, abroad.

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of_the_essence

  • adjective satellite of the greatest importance
    all important; crucial; all-important; essential.
    • the all-important subject of disarmament
    • crucial information
    • in chess cool nerves are of the essence

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business

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

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rum

  • noun liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rummy.

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extraordinaire

  • adjective satellite extraordinary in a particular capacity
    • a woodworker extraordinaire
    • a self-starter extraordinaire

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nostrification

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tellurian

  • noun an inhabitant of the earth
    earthman; worldling; earthling.
  • adjective of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    telluric; terrestrial; terrene.

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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whacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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offshore

  • adjective (of winds) coming from the land
    seaward.
    • offshore winds
  • adjective satellite at some distance from the shore
    • offshore oil reserves
    • an offshore island

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abroad

  • adjective satellite in a foreign country
    overseas.
    • markets abroad
    • overseas markets
  • adverb to or in a foreign country
    • they had never travelled abroad

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sister

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

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rare

  • adjective satellite not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness
    • a rare word
    • rare books
  • adjective satellite recurring only at long intervals
    • a rare appearance
    • total eclipses are rare events

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constraint

  • noun the state of being physically constrained
    restraint.
    • dogs should be kept under restraint
  • noun a device that retards something's motion
    restraint.
    • the car did not have proper restraints fitted

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have

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

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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anomalous

  • adjective satellite deviating from the general or common order or type
    • advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe

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frightful

  • adjective satellite provoking horror
    ugly; horrifying; atrocious; horrible.
    • an atrocious automobile accident
    • a frightful crime of decapitation
    • an alarming, even horrifying, picture
    • war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill
    • an ugly wound
  • adjective satellite extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
    awful; terrible; tremendous.
    • in a frightful hurry
    • spent a frightful amount of money

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tremendous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    enormous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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flaky

  • adjective made of or resembling flakes
    flakey.
    • flaky soap
  • adjective satellite made of or easily forming flakes
    flakey.

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digressive

  • adjective satellite of superficial relevance if any
    tangential.
    • a digressive allusion to the day of the week
    • a tangential remark
  • adjective satellite (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
    excursive; rambling; discursive.
    • amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things
    • a rambling discursive book
    • his excursive remarks
    • a rambling speech about this and that

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foreignize

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dotty

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • adjective satellite intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    wild; crazy; gaga.
    • crazy about cars and racing
    • he is potty about her

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glowering

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • verb look at with a fixed gaze
    glower; glare.
    • The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her

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or

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; Oregon.
  • noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
    operating theatre; operating theater; surgery; operating room.
    • great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic

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common_or_garden

  • adjective satellite the usual or familiar type
    • it is a common or garden sparrow

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allosensitization

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strangeness

  • noun unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
    unfamiliarity.
  • noun (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

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foreign

  • adjective of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    • foreign trade
    • a foreign office
  • adjective relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    strange.
    • foreign nations
    • a foreign accent
    • on business in a foreign city

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naturalized

  • adjective satellite introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
    established.
  • verb make into a citizen
    naturalize; naturalise.
    • The French family was naturalized last year

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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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unbeknown

  • adjective satellite (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of
    unbeknownst.
    • a crisis unbeknown to me
    • she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family
  • adverb without someone's knowledge
    unbeknownst.
    • unbeknownst to me, she made all the arrangements

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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bats

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran; bat.

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penfriend

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internationalistic

  • adjective satellite influenced by or advocating internationalism
    internationalist.

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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indispensable

  • adjective not to be dispensed with; essential
    • foods indispensable to good nutrition
  • adjective satellite absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
    essential.
    • essential tools and materials
    • funds essential to the completion of the project
    • an indispensable worker

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praemunire

(Eng. Law) (a) The offense of introducing foreign authority into England, the penalties for which were originally intended to depress the civil power of the pope in the kingdom. (b) The writ grounded on that offense. Wharton. (c) The penalty ascribed for the offense of præmunire.
Wolsey incurred a præmunire, and forfeited his honor, estate, and life. South.
✍ The penalties of præmunire were subsequently applied to many other offenses; but prosecutions upon a præmunire are at this day unheard of in the English courts. Blackstone.

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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snorty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    shirty.

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intravasation

  • noun entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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expatriate

  • noun a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    exile; expat.
    • American expatriates
  • verb expel from a country
    exile; deport.
    • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions

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mundane

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine; everyday.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite concerned with the world or worldly matters
    terrestrial.
    • mundane affairs
    • he developed an immense terrestrial practicality

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secondhand

  • adjective satellite derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand
    • a secondhand report
    • a secondhand account of a memory of something once read
    • most of our knowledge is secondhand
  • adjective satellite previously used or owned by another
    used.
    • bought a secondhand (or used) car

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uncalled

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reduce

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb make less complex
    • reduce a problem to a single question

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buggy

  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    roadster.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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splenetic

  • adjective of or relating to the spleen
    lienal; splenic.
  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; prickly.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues

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hot-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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subsidiary

  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; foot soldier.
  • noun a company that is completely controlled by another company
    subsidiary company.

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grata

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bestranged

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tempered

  • adjective made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    hardened; treated; toughened.
    • a sword of tempered steel
    • tempered glass
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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peckish

  • adjective satellite somewhat hungry
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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unrecognised

  • adjective satellite not having a secure reputation
    unrecognized.
    • short stories by unrecognized writers
  • adjective satellite not recognized
    unrecognized.
    • he was unrecognized in his disguise

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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inconsequent

  • adjective satellite lacking worth or importance
    inconsequential.
    • his work seems trivial and inconsequential
    • the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet

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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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foreignization

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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atypical

  • adjective not representative of a group, class, or type
    untypical.
    • a group that is atypical of the target audience
    • a class of atypical mosses
    • atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children
  • adjective satellite deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal
    irregular.
    • these days large families are atypical
    • atypical clinical findings
    • atypical pneumonia
    • highly irregular behavior

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vicarious

  • adjective satellite experienced at secondhand
    • read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement
  • adjective satellite occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function
    • vicarious menstruation

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gratuitous

  • adjective satellite without cause
    • a gratuitous insult
  • adjective satellite costing nothing
    costless; complimentary; gratis; free.
    • complimentary tickets
    • free admission

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surpassing

  • adjective satellite exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
    transcendent.
  • verb distinguish oneself
    stand out; excel; surpass.
    • She excelled in math

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